Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! We encourage you all to enjoy a book, movie, article, and more from our list of anti-racist resources today in remembrance of his work and the civil rights movement. We’ve compiled resources for all ages, from newborn through adults, available HERE!
What the Constitution Means to Me, “This Is Us,” “Bad Education,” and “The Plot Against America,” all featuring Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni, have been nominated for Critics Choice Awards! Check out the full list of nominations on Deadline.com.
Best Drama Series – “This Is Us”
Best Actor in a Drama Series – Sterling K. Brown for “This Is Us”
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Justin Hartley for “This Is Us”
Best Limited Series – “The Plot Against America”
Best Movie Made for Television – “Bad Education”
Best Movie Made for Television – What the Constitution Means to Me
Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television – Morgan Spector for “The Plot Against America”
Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television – John Turturro for “The Plot Against America”
Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television – Winona Ryder for “The Plot Against America”
Tomorrow, enjoy a special Q&A with Broadway alum and “Jingle Jangle” star Madalen Mills (School of Rock), courtesy of A Class Act NY!
Happy birthday to Luke Naphat (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Luke!
Here’s the first trailer for “Social Distance,” a new anthology series with alumni from Matilda, The Lion King, and more!
The newest episode of “The PAW-cast,” hosted by Walter Russell III (The Lion King), aired earlier tonight on Walter’s Instagram Live! It featured special guest Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) and is still available to watch on Walter’s Instagram!
Check out the latest episode of the “Take A Bow” podcast, hosted by Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), featuring child guardian Vanessa Brown, on the Broadway Podcast Network!
Here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Sing Street, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and more!
Finally, here’s a #ThrowbackThursday in honor of the start of spooky season! Did you know that Kimberly J. Brown performed in three Broadway shows before the age of nine, before she played Marnie in Disney Channel’s Halloweentown movies? Her Broadway credits include Les Miserables, Show Boat, and John Guare’s Four Baboons Adoring the Sun. Head over to Disney+ now to stream the Halloween classics!
The Drama Desk Awards, originally scheduled for tonight, have been postponed. We still wish the best of luck to all the nominees and will post here when a new date is announced! Read the full statement on DramaDeskAwards.com.
There have been two new additions to the list of panelists for the upcoming Annie Q&A hosted by Cabaret for a Cause: Junah Jang (2012 Revival) and Patricia Patts (Second National Tour)! The Q&A will be hosted on Cabaret for a Cause’s Facebook page on June 3rd at 6:30pm ET, and will raise money for The Actors Fund.
Today, Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) presented “Virtual Celebration!” to benefit the newly renamed Barbra Barth Feldman Performing Arts Center, in honor of his late mother. Get more information HERE.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Tina!
Play Like a Winner, Generation Me, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes all won NYMF Awards! Zoe Wilson won an Outstanding Individual Performance Award for Play Like a Winner; Carrie Berk won an Outstanding Individual Performance Award for Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and the show received a special citation for “Building A Movement Through Musical Theatre”; and Milo Manheim and Julia Nightingale won performance awards for Generation Me, as well as Best Musical and many other awards for the show! Find out more in these Facebook and Instagram posts:
Happy Trails to Gianna Harris, Brandon Niederauer, Sammy Ramirez, Paul Luke Bonenfant, Raghav Mehrotra, and Jersey Sullivan, who all played their final performance in School of Rock today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!
Happy Trails to Hudson Loverro, who played his final performance in A Bronx Tale today! Congrats on a great run!
Finally, Happy Trails to the companies of The Traveling Lady, Play Like a Winner, Generation Me, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes, which all finished their runs today! Best of luck in all your future endeavors!
Christian Mullins (Kinky Boots tour) made his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots this week!
Watch footage from the A Bronx Tale performance at this week’s Broadway in Bryant Park below or on BroadwayWorld.com!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Generation Me, A Bronx Tale, The Lion King, Anastasia, and Frozen!
Happy Opening to the company of Generation Me at New York Musical Festival! Break a leg, everyone!
Hudson Loverro will play his final performance in A Bronx Tale on Sunday. Go see him if you can! He will also be performing at this week’s Broadway in Bryant Park with the show; get more details about that on BroadwayWorld.com.
Waitress is getting a Broadway.com vlog! Get more details HERE.
Alexandra Underwood (The Lion King) will guest star on “Raven’s Home” on August 18th at 8pm on Disney Channel!
Tonight’s Broadway in the Boros event, which was scheduled to include a screening of Newsies at Williamsbridge Park Oval, has been pushed back due to inclement weather! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
You can get your tickets for the annual Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below HERE! It is currently set to include Giuseppe Bausilio (Billy Elliot, Newsies, Irving Berlin’s America), David Guzman (Newsies), Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies), and Andy Richardson (Newsies, Gypsy, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!).
Watch Broadway alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie) talk “Stranger Things” at Comic Con!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Generation Me, Play Like a Winner, The Lion King, Anastasia, On Your Feet, and School of Rock!
Today at 12:30pm, the kids of School of Rock performed at Broadway in Bryant Park! Watch their performance below or on TheaterMania.com:
Generation Me is coming soon to NYMF, with a cast that includes high school age teens! Find out more on NYMF.org.
Check out pictures from opening night of Assassins at New York City Center on Playbill.com!
The Emmy Award nominations were announced this morning, and many projects featuring our alumni received nominations! Here’s a list:
“Stranger Things,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), received 18 nominations including Outstanding Drama Series
“This Is Us,” featuring Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King), received 11 nominations including Outstanding Drama Series
“Big Little Lies,” featuring young theater critic Iain Armitage, received 16 nominations including Outstanding Limited Series
Hairspray Live, featuring Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King), received 7 nominations including Outstanding Special Class Program
“The Americans,” featuring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), received 4 nominations
“Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors,” featuring Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine), received 1 nomination for Outstanding Television Movie
“Once Upon A Sesame Street Christmas,” featuring Kolette Tetlow (Iowa), received 1 nomination for Outstanding Children’s Program
The Creative Arts Emmys will air on September 16th at 8pm EST on FXX, and the Primetime Emmy Awards will occur on September 17th at 8pm EST on CBS. Get the full list of nominations on Emmys.com! Congrats, everyone!
Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) is returning to A Bronx Tale this weekend! He will perform July 14th at 8pm, July 15th at 2pm and 8pm, and July 16th at 3pm. Find out more:
I'll be reuniting with my @BXTaleMusical famiglia this weekend. Catch me on Fri 7/14 @ 8pm, Sat 7/15 @ 2pm & 8pm, and Sun 7/16 @ 3pm
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