NOËL Tour Cast Announced, MISS SAIGON and CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Begin Performances, WAITRESS Tempe Lulus Announced, and more!



Happy First Performance to Miss Saigon and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

Please welcome Jena Simmons and Ellie Brower to the national tour of Noël! Jena will play the title role and Ellie will understudy!

Congrats to alum Mia Sinclair Jenness (Matilda), who has joined the upcoming Amazon series “Panic”! Get more info at!

Congrats to Azra and Harper, who will play Lulu in Waitress in Tempe at ASU Gammage October 2nd to 7th! Check out pictures and video from their appearance on Fox 10 below!

And check out these pictures and video from the kids of Finding Neverland, Anastasia, The Lion King, Love Never Dies, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Les Miserables!

Happy Belated Birthday to Cameron Trueblood, Adia Christensen and Scarlett Thompson Interviewed on Fox 12, and more!

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Happy Birthday to Cameron Trueblood (School of Rock), who celebrated his birthday over the weekend!

Adia Christensen and Scarlett Thompson (Waitress Portland) spoke with Fox 12 about playing Lulu! Watch the interview at!

Fox 10 Phoenix was on the scene at Waitress auditions for Lulu in Tempe to chat with young hopefuls! Watch below!

And check out these pictures and video from the kids of Waitress, School of Rock, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Love Never Dies!

Portland Lulus Begin WAITRESS Performances Tomorrow, Tour Alumni in Emmy-Nominated Shows, and more!

Congrats to Adia Christensen and Scarlett Thompson, who make their Lulu debuts in Waitress in Portland tomorrow!

Good luck to our alumni and their projects nominated for Emmys tonight at 5pm PST/8pm EST! Tune in to see if shows like “Stranger Things,” with alum Gaten Matarazzo, (Les Miserables) take home an Emmys statue!

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Anastasia, Love Never Dies, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Finding Neverland, and Les Miserables!

KOT Alumni in THE FERRYMAN on Broadway, A BRONX TALE Casting Announced, and more!


Four tour alumni have joined the cast of The Ferryman on Broadway! Congrats to Audrey Bennett (The Sound of Music), Will Coombs (Matilda), Carly Gold (Fun Home), and Bella May Mordus (How the Grinch Stole Christmas)! This marks the Broadway debuts of Carly Gold and Bella May Mordus! Check out more casting details at!

Frankie Leoni (A Bronx Tale Broadway) and Shane Pry will play Young Cologero on the national tour of A Bronx Tale! Full casting can be found at!

Read interviews with alum Jack Suarez Kimmel (School of Rock) at and!

Carmen Sanchez (On Your Feet) is back in her hometown this week! Check out an interview she did with The Smith Center at!

Alum Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda) will sing “America the Beautiful” at the Intrepid Museum on September 11th! Get more info below!

“Hollywood Hurts,” the short film featuring alum Ella Grace Helton (Waitress Orlando), will play the Melbourne Independent Filmmakers Festival! Get more info below!

Alum Lucy Capri (Waitress Tampa) has booked a commercial alongside her big sister! Check out a picture on set below!

Watch alum Wyatt Cirbus (Finding Neverland) perform “Lost Boy” at the “Now & Then” concert at 54 Below below!

And check out these pictures from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Kinky Boots, Finding Neverland, Anastasia, Les Miserables, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Lion King, School of Rock, On Your Feet, and Love Never Dies!

Three SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids To Exit the Tour, and more pictures!


Olivia Bucknor, Vincent Molden, and Huxley Westemeier will take their final bows in School of Rock this Sunday (August 26th). Go see them if you can!

And here are more pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, The Lion King, Love Never Dies, and School of Rock!