Chloe Wheeler’s Website, Photo Coverage from NEWSIES Reunion Concert, and more!


Chloe Wheeler (Dream Street) now has a website! Check it out at!

See photo coverage from the Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below on!

The King and I will hold a special performance to benefit The Actors’ Fund on September 20th! Get more information on

Sam Poon (The King and I) will head back to Don’t Tell Mama on September 21st! Here’s a video from the last time he performed there!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, The King and I, Fun Home, Les Miserables, The Gray Man, and Matilda!

Sam Poon To Leave THE KING AND I, “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” Media Coverage, and more!

Sam Poon

Sam Poon has announced that he will be leaving The King and I very soon! However, he will be on in the role of Prince Chulalonghorn for all shows from September 1st to September 6th–go see him!

Go inside rehearsals for the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown 54 Below concert on and in the video below! You can also read Abigail Shapiro‘s (Liberty) blog entry about rehearsals HERE!

Congratulations to Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), who just filmed a commercial for National Wayfair! We can’t wait to see it!

The King and I will be holding an open casting call for kids on September 2nd! Get more information on

And here are pictures from the kids of Fun Home, Dream Street, Matilda, Finding Neverland, Les Miserables, and The King and I!

Aidan Gemme Leaves FINDING NEVERLAND, Broadway Kids Join ‘Wunderkind,’ and more!

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Happy Trails to Aidan Gemme, who played his final performance in Finding Neverland today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

Congrats to Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), and Ashton Woerz (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), who have joined the final performance of Tim Realbuto’s ‘Wunderkind’! Get more information on

The lineup for Lyrics for Life now includes kids from Matilda, Once, and more–including YBAN staff members Audrey Lang and Emily Lang! Get more details HERE.

Fences is getting a film adaptation! Find out more on

In case you missed it, here is Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) in the hilarious Broadway Draft video!

Check out the boys of Newsies performing “Old Friends” at the Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below!

Check out this new promo video for The Gray Man, featuring Tahlia Ellie!

The kids of Les Miserables appear in the latest vlog from Samantha Hill, the show’s Cosette. Watch below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dream Street, The King and I, Fun Home, Finding Neverland, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, and Matilda!

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Pre Show #FUNhome #scooterfun #gabbypizzolo

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Mavis Simpson-Ernst on “Broad City,” KINKY BOOTS Has 1,000th Performance, and more!

Congrats to Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess), who will be in a future episode of “Broad City” as Young Abbi! You can see her picture with Abbi Jacobson above, and keep an eye out for her episode!

Congratulations to the company of Kinky Boots, which played its 1,000th performance on Broadway tonight! Here’s to 1,000 more! Get more info on this exciting milestone on

Reminder! Kids from Matilda, Evita, Les Miserables, Big Fish, Finding Neverland, and School of Rock sing “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” at 54 Below on September 2nd and 3rd! Get more information on!

Congrats to Carly Tamer, who will play Amy Carter in the Public Theater’s upcoming production of First Daughter Suite! Get more information on

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Matilda, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, Newsies, and The King and I!

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We feel ya, Cossette. #NCYUDD @funhomemusical

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Sydney Lucas on Law & Order: SVU, MR. MAGOO’S Pictures, and more!

Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol Pictures from last night’s Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol reading (featuring many Broadway kids) have surfaced! Take a look at and!

Sydney Lucas‘s (Fun Home) episode of “Law & Order: SVU” is now online. Watch below!

Oliver! is coming to the big screen! Producer Cameron Mackintosh and choreographer Matthew Bourne have plans to create a movie adaptation of the musical. More details can be found at

Here’s another sneak peek at the upcoming Sound of Music LIVE concert!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables) released his Les Mis schedule through the holidays. Take a look at his FB fan page for more details!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Matilda, Pippin, Kinky Boots, and Fun Home!

Timothy TV Cao (Matilda) playing softball

A LITTLE PRINCESS Concert Casting, OUR LADY OF KIBEHO Extended, and more!

Additional casting for the concert presentation of Andrew Lippa’s A Little Princess at 54 Below has been announced. Congratulations to Emerson Steele (Violet), Emma Howard (Matilda, Violet), Paige Brady (Matilda), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), and Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita), who have all been cast. Check out the page for the event HERE.



Congratulations to the cast of Our Lady of Kibeho on the show’s extension through December 14th!!

It was also announced that Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), among others, will appear in the next A Time to Shine cabaret. Congratulations, Rachel!

Congrats also to Analise Scarpaci (Matilda), who booked a new voiceover gig!

Please give a warm welcome to Brett Gray, who will be a Ben alt. in Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

Check out an exclusive video of On a Stool at the End of the Bar HERE!

Check out this article about Broadway Stars in Concert, featuring many kids from different Broadway shows. Proceeds from the event will benefit the 12.14 Foundation.

Check out photos HERE from the reveal of Christopher Sieber’s portrait at Sardi’s, featuring the kids of Matilda!

Also check out this adorable article about Sophie Knapp (Once)!

Check out this video of Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot) from the Into the Woods movie!

Finally, check out these photos from the kids of The Lion King, Peter Pan LIVE, Matilda, A Christmas Memory, Liberty, and Broadway Kids Care.

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Broadway Kids Care with Elmo and Grover at GMA!

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NEWSIES Closing Weekend Coverage

Luca Padovan and Zachary Unger

Luca Padovan and Zachary Unger (Newsies)

We want to congratulate the company of Newsies on a fantastic run! What was originally suppose to be 100-ish performances turned into 1,000+ performances. It’s been wonderful being part of their journey since the Papermill production. Congratulations to Luca, Giuseppe, and Zach – along with Andy, Hogan, David, and Jacob who all have been featured here. We have photo and video coverage from closing night, including the show’s final curtain call and post-show speech. Take a look! Photo Coverage
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New Matildas, MOTOWN Closing, and more!

FYI: I will be on vacation from today until Sunday so I will not update the blog until Monday. Just a heads up! Also, I apologize for the downtime these past couple days. Something went awry with the host. Anyways, on to the news!


matildaNew Matildas have been announced! Congratulations to 9 year old Tori Feinstein, 8 year old Eliza Holland Madore (Once), 9 year old Brooklyn Shuck (Annie), and 8 year old Fina Strazza who will take over over the next few weeks! Fina began her run this week. We are thrilled for these girls! We will have them up on our Matilda page shortly.

Unfortunately, Motown will close on January 18, 2015. But don’t fear! The production will return to Broadway in 2016. No theater or dates have been announced for the Broadway return. Go see it while you can!

Liberty is a new musical coming Off-Broadway to Theatre 80! The production will run October 14-November 25th. Tickets are now on sale at No casting has been announced yet.

“If I Stay” is now out in theaters. Be sure to go out and support Chloe Grace Moretz (The Library). Congratulations, Chloe!

Tickets for the NYC return of The Grinch are now on sale. Go to to order yours.

Lots of Newsies news! First, we’d like to officially congratulate the cast on their 1,000th performance on Thursday! Next, the lottery for the final performances of Newsies will be supersized! 50 people will win tickets to the final performance on August 24th. Get there early. Good luck to all entering! Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies) recently shared his favorite Newsies memory with which you can read HERE. Also, I found more Newsies video. Below you’ll find the cast singing “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday” at 54 Below as well as taking on the Ice Bucket Challenge this past Thursday. Enjoy!

Kaci Walfall (The Lion King) will appear on an episode of “Person of Interest” on CBS this fall. She will appear on episode 4. No exact date is set. Congratulations, Kaci!

Press pictures from the Broadway-bound Finding Neverland have been released. You can view them at

We found even more pictures from Broadway in Bryant Park with the casts of Matilda and Motown. Go to and scroll down. Find “Media” and click the appropriate thumbnail.

For those who can’t make it to the Misdemeanor: Puppy Love event feat. Raymond Luke Jr. (Motown), you can watch a livestream over HERE.

And here are pictures and video from the kids of Newsies, Matilda, The Lion King, Motown, Ruthless!, and Once!

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NEWSIES Pictures, Videos, and News!

We found a lot of Newsies content over the past few days! So much so, that we are creating a post especially dedicated to all of the media we have found.

A free ticket lottery will be offered at the final performance this Sunday, August 24th, at 3pm. A limited number of free tickets will be available. Fans can enter at the box office at 11:30am that day. Good luck to whoever participates! You can get more information at

The cast of Newsies has been sharing their favorite memories of their time at Newsies in videos and articles with Check out Andy Richardson, who was 17 at the time of Newsies‘ opening, and Zachary Unger sharing their favorite memories down below!

Last Edition: NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories- Andy Richardson
Last Edition: NEWSIES Stars Recall Favorite Memories- Zachary Unger

More and more videos from the 54 Below concert have been added to YouTube. We have compiled a playlist of videos featuring Luca, Zach, and Giuseppe which you can watch below! If we missed any, please send them to us.

And here are more miscellaneous pictures and videos from Luca, Zach, and Giuseppe!

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Luca Padovan’s Birthday, Olivia Lombardi on a CD, and more!

First we want to wish a special Happy 11th Birthday to Luca Padovan (Newsies). Enjoy your day!

Luca Padovan Birthday

Reminder: Don’t forget to tune into Lifetime Movie Network tonight at 10pm for “The Haunting Of…” which will feature Presley Ryan (A Little Princess)!

Olivia Lombardi (A Little Princess) will be featured on the upcoming CD “Sing for Hope” singing “Gertrude McFuzz” with a famous opera singer. The CD will be available around the holiday season at Best Buy, Target, and Starbucks. Way to go, Olivia!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Newsies, Matilda, Les Miserables, Motown, and The Lion King!

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