10 year old Nathaniel McIntyre, fresh off of the Lion King national tour, will make his Broadway debut as Young Simba in The Lion King! We got to see him play Young Simba last year as part of Kids on Tour while he was on tour and we can’t wait for him to make his Broadway debut. His official performance is September 21st, but we are not sure at which performance. We will keep you posted. Congratulations, Nathaniel!
D’Andre Lee has departed the company of Kinky Boots. We wish you all the best, D’Andre! Making his Broadway debut is David Austin who, according to his management, will also join the national tour. Congratulations and welcome, David!
Reminder! Tomorrow Matilda and Motown will perform at Broadway in Bryant Park starting at 12:30pm. Seating is first come, first serve. Performers have not been confirmed yet, but we will let you know.
Milly and Abigail Shapiro previewed their upcoming concert yesterday at 54 Below along with Tony Yazbeck and Rex Smith. You can find photo coverage from the special event at Playbill.com.
A film version of 13 is in the works! No release date set yet. However, Bert V. Royal (Easy A) will pen the screenplay with original composer Jason Robert Brown returning to write music and lyrics. We’ll keep you updated on casting!
Presley Ryan (A Little Princess) will appear on the next episode of “The Haunting Of…” this Saturday at 10pm on Lifetime Movie Network! Set your DVRs!
We found some great videos within the past day! Below you’ll find Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song) in a video for “Sesame Street”, an older video of Brooklyn Shuck finding out she’s making her Broadway debut in Annie (back in January 2013), and Luca Padovan (Newsies) singing “Proud of Your Boy” from Aladdin. Watch below!