SCHOOL OF ROCK and A BRONX TALE Cast Departures, THE TRAVELING LADY and NYMF Shows Close, and more!

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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!

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PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES Opens at NYMF, Jersey Sullivan’s Birthday, and more!

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Happy Opening to the cast of Peace, Love and Cupcakes at New York Musical Festival! I saw their opening performance tonight, and it was such a fantastic, fun show. You can still see it now through Sunday!

Happy belated birthday to Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Jersey!

YBAN’s Emily saw Kinky Boots tonight and loved it! Great job, Christopher Convery and Christian Mullins!

Falsettos will arrive on BroadwayHD on August 14th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) has joined the cast of the world premiere of Mean Girls the musical in Washington, D.C.!

Today’s Broadway in Bryant Park featured performances from cast members from A Bronx Tale and Anastasia!

Watch alumni Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own), Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular), and Meliki Hurd (Matilda) appear on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Play Like a Winner, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and Generation Me!

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WAITRESS Getting Broadway.com Vlog, Alexandra Underwood to Guest Star on “Raven’s Home,” and more!

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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!

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THE TRAVELING LADY Extends Run, July 4th Week Show Schedule, and more!

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The Traveling Lady has extended its run through July 30th at Cherry Lane Theatre! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

If you’re planning to see a show the week of July 4th, take a look at the special schedule HERE!

“Everything Sucks,” featuring Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King), will premiere on Netflix next year! Find out more on HollywoodReporter.com.

Watch the kids of School of Rock rehearse via a 360 cam on Circa.com!

The kids of Broadway attended the Jimmy Awards! Check out photo coverage on BroadwayWorld.com.

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) and Hudson Loverro (Assassins, A Bronx Tale) chatted with People of Broadway about their lives as child actors! Read the interview HERE.

Play Like A Winner will perform at the NYMF preview concert on June 29th! Get more information:

Congrats to Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who guest-starred on “Power” over the weekend!


Sophia Kekllas will be on for Madison and Katie in School of Rock in some upcoming performances! Get more details in her Instagram post:


Congratulations to Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon), who graduated high school five days ago!


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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, 1984, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, and School of Rock!

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Lianah Sta. Ana’s Birthday, Happy Father’s Day, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon)! We hope you had a great day!

Happy Father’s Day! We want to shout out the dads who make sacrifices so their children can pursue their passions.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Play Like A Winner, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, Waitress, School of Rock, Anastasia, and Marvin’s Room!

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Sophia Anne Caruso, Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo in Variety’s Impact Report; Austyn Johnson Books Short Film; and more!

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Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Lazarus, Runaways, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) are all included in Variety’s Youth Impact Report 2016! Check out the full list HERE.

Congratulations to Austyn Johnson (Dream Street), who has booked the title role in a short film called “Alehia”! Get more information:

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) has joined the lineup for Brooklyn Comes Alive on October 22nd! Get more information HERE or in the Twitter post below:


Check out this new print ad for Justice featuring Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street)!


Get a sneak peek of BET’s “The New Edition Story” with Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King) on BET.com!

Here’s video of the School of Rock cast paying a special tribute to Jimi Hendrix!

Check out footage from the Peter Pan concert at the Transport Group on BroadwayWorld.com or below!

Congratulations to alumna Lilli Jacobs (A Little Princess), who is joining the cast of the second national tour of Cinderella! Lilli will be in the ensemble and understudy the role of Gabrielle. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables) singing “Greatest Love of All”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Matilda, Fun Home, and Les Miserables!

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Talia Ryder’s and Luca Padovan’s Birthdays, Pictures from Transport Group’s PETER PAN Concert, and more!

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Happy birthday to Talia Ryder (Matilda) and Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies)! We hope you both had a great day today! Also, check out this video of Luca performing at 54 Below back in March 2015!

Check out pictures from the Transport Group’s Peter Pan concert last night on BroadwayWorld.com and TheaterMania.com!

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

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DREAM STREET Opening Night Coverage, Alexa Valentino in A Time To Shine, and more!

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There is now photo coverage from opening night of Dream Street up on BroadwayWorld! Check it out HERE!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has joined the lineup for the next A Time To Shine cabaret on August 23rd! Get more information HERE.

Congratulations to Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), whose artwork was picked to be the logo for Broadway Serves! Check out photos below:

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

 

Athan Sporek’s Birthday, MERCURY FUR Begins Previews, and more!

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Happy Birthday to Athan Sporek (Les Miserables)! We hope you had a great day.

Mercury Fur begins previews! Break a leg, Bradley!

Jake Lucas (The King and I) and Sydney Lucas‘ (Fun Home) mom Karri was featured in Playbill.com this week! She talks about her day in the life as a mom to two child actors as well as gives advice to families with aspiring actors. Read the full article HERE.

The cast of Fun Home put their own spin on the song “Ring of Keys”! Take a look at the video below:

Eila Francis is featured on NJ.com for her role in Dream Street! Get to know the 8-year-old HERE.

And here are more pictures from the kids of Dream Street, Matilda, Three Days to See, Les Miserables, and Fun Home!




“Vacation” Out in Theaters, Chris Richards’ Hosts Summer Showcase, and more!

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“Vacation” (feat. Catherine Missal of Mary Poppins) is now out in theaters! Congrats, Cat!

Chris Richards (Finding Neverland) will host the Broadway for All showcase feat. an original play from students of the Drama division of Broadway for All. The showcase is August 2nd at 8pm. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at broadwayforall.org. More information can be found at BroadwayWorld.com!

Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street) sang “Only Pretend” from Peter Pan at the most recent A Time to Shine cabaret. Take a look at the full video at her FB fan page. Great job, Abigail!

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of Fish in the Dark, Ruthless!, Three Days to See, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, and Dream Street!