CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Halts Performances to Resume This Fall, WAITRESS Chicago Stop Rescheduled to February 2021, and more

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has halted performances and will resume this fall. Please visit your point-of-purchase for more information on ticketing for all performances between now and then.

The Chicago stop of Waitress has been rescheduled to February 2021! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The Lion King is heading to Memphis! Watch the announcement here:

Jay Hendrix (A Christmas Story) will read more children’s stories on Instagram Live tomorrow morning!

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Storytime was a hit yesterday and I’m so excited to do it again tomorrow! 🤩Auggie and I have chosen the book “Bad Dog Marley” by @johngroganbooks and we know you’ll love it as much as we do!🐶 🧒🏻👦🏽👧👶🏻Please share with your friends with kids ages toddler to 6/7 for some healthy fun at home! And check out @savewithstories for lots more resources for Storytime at home! I just heard about them this morning and they’re on a mission to help kids during these crazy times!📚 . #storytimewithjay #savewithstories #savethechildren #readingisfun #youthactor #childactor #voicea tor #singdanceactread @beautycounter #preschoolkids #stayhome #useyourvoice #useyourtalent #dowhatyoulove #beofservice #servewithlove #broadwaykids #kidsontour #jayhendrix #quarantime #stayathome #actsofservice

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Harper Wasnesky (Waitress) guest starred on the new Investigation Discovery show “Betrayed”!

A BRONX TALE, MISS SAIGON, and ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Close, Julian Lerner in Livestreamed “Live From Quarantine” Tonight, and more!

Alum Julian Lerner (Les Miserables) is performing in “Live From Quarantine,” a livestreamed cabaret, at 8pm EST! Get tickets HERE.

Due to the ongoing health crisis, A Bronx Tale, Miss Saigon, and Once On This Island have officially closed and will not continue their run on the road. We wish the best for all of you and we can’t wait to see what’s next!

And check out these pictures from the kids of Les Miserables, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Frozen!





Happy Belated Birthday to Isabel Medina, Eloise Vaynshtok Plays Final ANASTASIA Performance, and more!

Happy Belated Birthday to Isabel Medina (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day!

The cancellation of Anastasia‘s stops in Minneapolis and Tulsa means Eloise Vaynshtok has played her final performance (originally scheduled for April 5th). Happy Trails, Eloise! We can’t wait to see what you do next!

Happy Belated Birthday to our staff writer Emily! We hope you had wonderful day!

Here are more cancellations and postponements in the wake of COVID-19:

  • The Los Angeles run of Once on This Island has been postponed.
  • Waitress has been postponed in Paducah, Kentucky, Birmingham, Alabama, Bowling Green, Kentucky, Owensboro, Kentucky, and Springfield, Ohio.
  • A Bronx Tale has been postponed in Knoxville, Tennessee.
  • Charlie in the Chocolate Factory has cancelled its Washington, D.C, stop.
  • Anastasia has cancelled its run in Tulsa.

Netflix’s “The Big Show Show” with alum Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda) will arrive on the streaming platform on April 6th! Get more info HERE.

The Kimmel Center for the Arts in Philadelphia has announced its 2020-2021 season, which includes The Lion King and Anastasia! Get more info below.

Alum Lucy Capri (Waitress) and her sister Lileina are appearing in the Experience Kissimmee ad campaign! Check it out below.

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, A Bronx Tale, Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, and Frozen!








FINDING NEVERLAND Closes; ANASTASIA Performances in Fayetteville, AR, Canceled; and more

With the last stop of the tour canceled, Finding Neverland has come to a close. Happy Trails and we wish all of you the best! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

All performances of Anastasia in Fayetteville, AR, have been canceled.

The Houston, TX, open calls for Frozen and The Lion King have been postponed. However, you can submit via video! Check here for details.

“Little Fires Everywhere,” with Lexi Underwood (The Lion King), is now available to stream on Hulu! Here’s a peek:

Frozen will play Boston, MA, in the 2020/2021 touring season!

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will play Fayetteville, AR, in the 2020/2021 touring season!

And here are pictures from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Finding Neverland, and Les Miserables!




Zoe Glick Cast in UNKNOWN SOLIDER Off-Broadway, Kids on Tour’s 2019 Top Nine, and more!

Congrats to Zoe Glick (Les Miserables, The Sound of Music), who has been cast in Playwrights Horizons’ Unknown Soldier Off-Broadway, beginning in February! Get more details on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, What the Constitution Means to Me, Frozen, The Lion King, and Les Miserables, as well as Kids on Tour’s Top 9 Instagram posts of 2019!