KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 1500 Performances, Niles Fitch on “This Is Us” Tonight, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of Kinky Boots–the show celebrates 1500 performances tonight! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tonight, catch Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) on “This Is Us” at 9pm on NBC! Get more details:

Watch This is Us on NBC this Tuesday at 9pm EST/PST

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Watch the trailer for the upcoming series “Thanksgiving,” featuring Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), on EW.com!

The cast album of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown comes out this Friday! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Watch the kids of Matilda perform the National Anthem in the video below!

Get your tickets now for the next Cabaret for a Cause, which will take place on November 27th! It will feature Ava Briglia (Matilda), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Akira Golz (Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), William Poon (The King and I), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once), and others. Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!

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MATILDA Kids Sing National Anthem, WAITRESS to Perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, and more!

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The kids of Matilda sang the National Anthem before tonight’s New York Giants game!

The cast of Waitress will perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Find out more about the performance lineup on Broadway.com.

“Stranger Things,” currently featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and soon to feature Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), has been nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Drama Series! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Tomorrow, catch Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) on “This Is Us” at 9pm on NBC! Get more details in his Instagram post:

Watch This is Us on NBC this Tuesday at 9pm EST/PST

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Download the free Dance Lifestyle app to read an interview with Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, School of Rock, The Lion King, Kinky Boots, Matilda, and Waitress!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK and ON YOUR FEET in CBS Thanksgiving Parade, Carols for a Cure Track Info, and more!

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Cast members from School of Rock and On Your Feet will perform in CBS’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Find out what tracks you can expect on this year’s Carols for a Cure CD on BroadwayWorld.com!

Marvin’s Room will arrive on Broadway next summer! Find out more about the show on RoundaboutTheatre.org.

Go get the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown cast album! Get more information:

Have you heard? Charlie Brown cast album released! #charliebrown #peanuts #musicals #castrecording

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Watch the School of Rock graduating class take their final bows!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Falsettos, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!

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ON YOUR FEET Cast Changes, Rush Policy for A BRONX TALE, and more!

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Kevin Tellez returns to On Your Feet as Johnathan Meza exits. Happy Trails, Johnathan! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you.

A Bronx Tale now has a rush policy! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Get a sneak peek at “The Glass Castle,” which features Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie) and Iain Armitage (young Broadway critic), on EW.com!

“Transformers: The Last Knight,” featuring Isabela Moner (Evita), will arrive in theaters on June 23rd, 2017! Find out more on IMDb.com.

Take a look on the set of Hairspray Live on AccessHollywood.com!

The Shops at Columbus Circle will feature free performances of Anastasia, Kinky Boots, Falsettos, Waitress, Holiday Inn, and School of Rock! Get more information on Playbill.com.

The kids of Matilda, Fun Home, and more decorated Ziggy Bear! Check out pictures on TheaterMania.com.

Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) will take part in a reading of The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen! Find out more:

Julian Silva (The Lion King) has booked an episode of “Blue Bloods”! Air date is TBA. Get more details:

Watch Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) celebrate Halloween with his sister Celia in this video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, School of Rock, Hairspray Live, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!

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6th Anniversary of Shannon Tavarez’s Passing, Kids Night On Broadway Is Back, and more!

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Today we’re remembering Shannon Tavarez, a former The Lion King cub who passed away from leukemia on this day six years ago. We love you, Shannon.

Kids Night On Broadway will take place on February 28, 2017! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Holiday Inn and Hairspray Live are set to perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year! There are more shows performing TBA. Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out Isabella Russo (School of Rock) in an interview with the Honolulu Star Advertiser!

My 'ohana! Check out #WayneHarada article in today's @staradvertiser ! Sure wish I was there! ☀️🌊👙#mahalo

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Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills) appeared on “Good Morning America” yesterday! Here’s a picture:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Once, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Hairspray Live, Falsettos, Matilda, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, Waitress, and The Lion King!

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YBAN on Instagram, “The Women’s Bathroom Project” Screening Today, and more!

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YBAN is now on Instagram! Check us out @YoungBwayNews!

Today, “The Women’s Bathroom Project,” with Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars) had a screening at New Filmmakers NY! Get more information in her post:

Check out alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) visiting the White House with their “Stranger Things” castmates!

And here are pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, Matilda, Falsettos, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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Ella Dane and Cate Elefante Join WAITRESS, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Back to School Video, and more!

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Congratulations to Ella Dane and Cate Elefante, who have both made their Broadway debuts as Lulu in Waitress! Find out more in Ella’s Instagram post:

Watch Hayley Feinstein go back to school with her Fiddler on the Roof sister Alexandra Silber!

Reminder: Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) is teaching a workshop in New Jersey on School of Rock and auditions! Find out more HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, School of Rock, On Your Feet, and Matilda!

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Happy Trails to Hayley Feinstein and Tre Jones, YBAN Alumni on the Emmys Red Carpet, and more!

Happy trails to Hayley Feinstein, who played her final performance as Bielke in Fiddler on the Roof yesterday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Hayley!

Happy trails as well to Tre Jones, who finished his run as Young Simba in The Lion King! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Tre!

Check out our alumni Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards last night!

You can see more coverage of Gaten and Caleb at the Emmys on BuzzFeed.com, and check out their performance of “Uptown Funk” below!

Claire Candela (Once) had the honor of playing guitar and singing for Glen Hansard in Boston! Check out a picture:

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) is featured on BroadwayBox.com!

Update: You now have until this Sunday to see Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in School of Rock! See her while you can!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, School of Rock, and Matilda!

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and THE LION KING Cast Departures Soon, DISASTER! Cast Album Celebration, and more!

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Hayley Feinstein will end her run as Bielke in Fiddler on the Roof next week. Go see her in the show before then!

I'm leaving the show next week for Sophmore year and I will miss these amazing girls who have become sisters and friends to me. 👯👯👯

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Tre Jones is set to depart the role of Young Simba in The Lion King this week. Go see him while you can!

Disaster! celebrated their cast album release recently, with Ryan Christopher Dever of the Matilda national tour playing Ben/Lisa! Check out pictures on TheaterMania.com.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock) is Broadway.com’s latest Fresh Face! Read her feature HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once, School of Rock, On Your Feet, and Matilda!

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Shahadi Wright Joseph Joins HAIRSPRAY LIVE, FALSETTOS Box Office Opens, and more!

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Congratulations to Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King), who has joined Hairspray Live as Little Inez! Find out more on Playbill.com.

The Falsettos box office is now open! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s video of Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) performing at Elsie Fest!

Check out Tre Jones (The Lion King) doing his first Q&A on YouTube!

Chloe Grace Moretz‘s (The Library) film “Brain on Fire” will play the Toronto International Film Festival! Find out more HERE.

Reminder! Catch Cabaret for a Cause at the 92Y Street Festival on September 18th at 3:30pm! The lineup is set to include alumni and current performers Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda), Sam Poon (The King and I, Macbeth), William Poon (The King and I), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), and Ava Ulloa (Matilda), as well as other young performers. Get more details:

Get your Lyrics for Life tickets before they sell out! The event is this Saturday night! It will feature alumni Oona Laurence (Matilda), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Billy Elliot, Shrek, Mary Poppins), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), Sadie Seelert (Mary Poppins, A Little Princess), Peyton Ella (The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), Ethan Haberfield (Mary Poppins), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Christie Kim (The King and I), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways), Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting), Stephen Sayegh (A Little Princess), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Madison Zamor (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Dream Street), Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), Jete Laurence (Number the Stars), Aimee Laurence (A Little Princess), Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man), Chloe Smith (A Little Princess), Isabella Moitoso (A Little Princess), Bobby Becht (Dream Street), McKenzie Mullahey (Dream Street), Alyssa Franck (Dream Street), Zachary Brod (On a Stool at the End of the Bar, Dream Street), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), Erin Haggerty (A Little Princess), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), Ellie Kim (Dream Street), Grace Mozitis (Dream Street), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Megan Trageser (Dream Street), Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street), Nicole Wildy (Dream Street), Ireland Horan (A Little Princess), Katherine LaFountain (A Little Princess), Delaney Ragusa (A Little Princess), Sadie Lock (Dream Street), Maya Slaughter (Dream Street), Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), Danielle Becht (Dream Street), Amanda Swickle (Tink!), Anna Kate Cibrian (A Little Princess), Kaitlyn Franck (Dream Street), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), and lots of other young performers! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, Ruthless!, Matilda, and Fun Home!

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