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PHOTO FLASH: Kids From LES MISERABLES, FINDING NEVERLAND and MATILDA Show Us What They're Thankful For

Thanksgiving is a great day to show appreciation for family, friends and those who make your life richer. We asked Broadway's kids to send us photos telling us what they're thankful for this Thanksgiving. Here are some charming and loveable responses from the young cast members of LES MISERABLES, FINDING NEVERLAND and MATILDA.

First, the revolutionary kids from LES MISERABLES, who carry on the long tradition of this beloved dramatic musical that premiered decades before they were born.


Sam Chuck


Lilyana Cornell


Danielle Gordon

In FINDING NEVERLAND, the Llewelyn Davies boys inspire J.M. Barrie to write the classic PETER PAN, but in real life the boys are inspired by those who love and support them every day.


Jackson Demott Hill


Chris Richards


Casey Butler


Alex Dreier


Eli Tokash


Christian Michael Camporin

They're called "maggots" on stage but the kids of MATILDA are really quite adorable. Especially when they take a moment to give thanks for the things that really matter.


Zoe Manarel


The Matildas


Talia Ryder and Ian Saraceni


Noah Baird


Shane Davis


Ian Saraceni


Talia Ryder


Mimi Ryder (center right) and Company


Mattea Conforti


Gianina Paolantonio


Brooklyn Nelson


Benjamin Harding


Akira Golz


Grace Matwijec

Now in its second year on Broadway, thw newly-reimagined production of Les Miserables opened on Broadway March 23, 2014 to critical acclaim. The Associated Press raved, "A glorious Les Miserables! This terrific new production is beautifully sung and acted." NY 1 said, "LES MISERABLES is born again. This is as close to perfection as we'll ever get in the theater." And The Huffington Post proclaimed, "This is a Les Miserables for the 21st century! It stirs the audience and rocks the rafters." The new Broadway production of Les Miserables is now exclusively the only place in North America where the shown can be seen.

Based on Victor Hugo's classic novel, Les Miserables is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. The magnificent score includes the classic songs "I Dreamed a Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "Do You Hear the People Sing?," "One Day More," "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables," "Master Of The House" and many more.

Based on the Academy Award-winning film of the same name, FINDING NEVERLAND follows playwright J.M. Barrieas he summons the courage to become the writer - and the man - he yearns to be. Barrie finds the inspiration he's been missing when he meets the beautiful widow Sylvia and her four young sons: Jack, George, Michael and Peter. Delighted by the boys' hilarious escapades, Barrie conjures the magical world of Neverland and writes a play unlike any the high-society London theatergoers have ever seen. It's a tremendous risk, but as Barrie himself has discovered-"When you believe, you can fly." For more information on the show, please visit www.findingneverlandthemusical.com.

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, opened to rapturous reviews on April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). Celebrated on 10 "Top Ten" lists of 2013, the production received four Tony Awards and a Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theater for each of the four girls who shared the title role, as well as two Outer Critics Circle Awards, five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical.

Winner of a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards including Best Musical, Matilda the Musical is based on the beloved novel by best-selling author Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox). Matilda the Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.


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