Happy Birthday to Emily Jewel Hoder, “The Big Show Show” Arrives on Netflix, and more!

Happy Birthday to Emily Jewel Hoder (Les Miserables), who turned nine yesterday! We hope you had a great day!

Today, “The Big Show Show,” featuring alum Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda), arrives on Netflix! Make sure to check it out!

Alum Josiah Smothers (Finding Neverland) has released a new single called “We Can Make It Through Anything” to support his friend who was diagnosed with cancer. Give it a listen HERE!

On Saturday, alum Emma Berardelli (White Christmas) performed in a live-streamed concert on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account (@youngbroadwayseries)!

The kids of Finding Neverland took part in the Prather Productions Virtual Cabaret on Saturday night!

The Birmingham stop of Waitress has been rescheduled to November 27-29th, 2020! Get more info HERE.

Parker Dzuba (Les Miserables) and alum Ana-Sofia Rodriguez (On Your Feet) took part in a virtual cabaret with Shine Theatre Arts Project! Watch the performance below.

Get a peek at curtain call for What the Constitution Means to Me in the new video below from Center Theatre Group, which hosted the tour earlier this year!

And check out these pictures from the kids of Les Miserables, Waitress, The Lion King, Anastasia, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!








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!




National Tour Cancellations Due to Coronavirus, Camille De La Cruz Joins THE BEDWETTER Off-Broadway, Eloise Vaynshtok to Depart ANASTASIA, and more

Please see below for a list of shows and performances that have either been cancelled or suspended due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), and get more details on each show at the links provided:

  • Waitress has cancelled performances in Rockford, IL, Kalmazoo, MI, Lima, OH, and Flint, MI. The run in Bloomington, IN has been postponed.
  • Anastasia has cancelled performances in in Fayetteville and Louisville.
  • Les Miserables has cancelled performances in Durham and Philadelphia
  • Frozen is cancelled through April 15th (through the beginning of their Salt Lake City run and including their entire San Diego run and the remainder of their Portland run).
  • Once on this Island has cancelled Spokane and Folsom stops; Las Vegas stops are still on.
  • The Lion King is cancelled through April 15th (through beginning of Omaha run).
  • What the Constitution Means to Me is cancelled through March 31st.
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory performances in St. Louis have been cancelled.
  • A Bronx Tale‘s remaining performances in Costa Mesa are cancelled.
  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in San Francisco is cancelled through April 30th.
  • Finding Neverland, which is scheduled to resume in Vancouver on April 5th.
  • Miss Saigon has postponed their run in Tampa at the Straz Center until April 19th.
  • “Now and Then,” originally scheduled for this Sunday at 54 Below, has been postponed, as 54 Below has postponed all programming through April 8th. Keep an eye out for a later date!

Congrats to alum Camille De La Cruz (School of Rock), who joined the cast of the Off-Broadway production of The Bedwetter!

On Thursday, Eloise Vaynshtok (Anastasia) took over the Anastasia Instagram account! Eloise will play her final performance on April 5th, so make sure to see her before then.

“Lost Girls,” with alum Austyn Johnson (Matilda), has arrived on Netflix!

Alumni Noah Baird (A Christmas Story) and Mia Davila (The Sound of Music) will perform in Encinitas, California, in April to benefit The Butterfly Project! Get more info below.

Alum Amanda Swickle (Annie) appears in a series of videos for Seventeen called “Seventeen Teens”! Check one out below.

Check out a throwback to Kids on Tour founder Lindsay hanging out with alum Fin Moulding (Miss Saigon) and her mom below!

Alum Reed Shannon (Motown) is the voice behind a COVID-19 PSA rap for Cartoon Network, which you can check out below!

The 2020-2021 Broadway in Atlanta season has been announced, and includes How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Frozen! Get more info below.

Dayton Live’s 2020-2021 Premier Health Broadway in Dayton, Ohio, has been announced, and includes The Lion King and Anastasia! Get more info about the season HERE.

The Broadway in Louisville, Kentucky, 2020-2021 season has been announced, and includes Waitress! Get more info about the season HERE.

The Broadway in Toledo, Ohio, 2020-2021 season has been announced, and includes Anastasia! Get more info about the season HERE.

Frozen will play Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton, Wisconsin, in 2021! Get more info about the full season HERE.

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Finding Neverland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Les Miserables, Frozen, Waitress, Miss Saigon, and The Lion King!





















Tour Alumni in “From Dreams to Broadway” Tonight, LES MISERABLES Celebrates 900 Performances, and more!

Tonight, tour alumni Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland) and Joshua Turchin (A Christmas Story) took part in “From Dreams to Broadway,” a cabaret at Green Room 42! Learn more about the show HERE!

Alumni Audrey Bennett (The Sound of Music) and Cate Elefante (Les Miserables) have booked another episode of “Sesame Street”!

Congrats to Les Miserables, which celebrated 900 performances this week! Check out pictures from the celebration below.

And check out these pictures and video from the kids of Les Miserables, Finding Neverland, Frozen, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!