Happy Birthday to Kayla Lavine (The Music Man), who recently turned 18! We hope you had a great day.

Happy Trails to Dear Evan Hansen, which played its final performance on September 18th! Check out pictures from closing night on BroadwayWorld.com. You can also watch the final curtain call below:



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The Music Man has announced that its final performance will be January 1st. Go see the show before then! And be sure to listen to the cast album, which arrived yesterday:

And check out the behind-the-scenes footage from the recording!

Beetlejuice has also announced its closing performance, which will take place on January 8th. Go see it before it leaves for the Netherworld!

Happy 1st preview to The Piano Lesson! Check out this footage from their first night of previews:


Happy 1st preview to Leopoldstadt, which began previews on September 14th! Take a look at rehearsals on BroadwayWorld.com. And watch one of the first curtain calls below:


Merrily We Roll Along has been extended to January 21st! Single tickets go on sale on October 3rd. The show will also offer a CheapTix lottery for performances on November 21st and 22nd. More details on all that on NYTW.org.

Joining the previously announced Sasha Manuel in The Bandaged Place is Phoenix Noelle, who was last seen in the Off-Broadway production of Wedding Band! Previews begin later this month.

MJ is taking submissions for the role of Young Michael Jackson! Check out more information below:


D23 recently wrapped up and here’s all the news about projects featuring your favorite Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni!

-Hocus Pocus 2 (with The Bedwetter alum Taylor Paige Henderson) released their new trailer, which you can watch below:

-The upcoming series for “Percy Jackson” (with Trevor alum Aryan Simhadri) revealed their teaser trailer:

-“The Santa Clauses”, the upcoming mini-series with Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman, HBO Max’s “Station Eleven”), unveiled their first teaser trailer:

-And Disney+ revealed the first poster for “Prom Pact”, which will star Milo Manheim (Generation Me, Disney Channel’s “Zombies”) and Arica Himmel (The Layover, ABC’s “Mixed-ish”)!



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Congrats to Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), who’s been cast in the upcoming movie “No Hard Feelings” alongside Jennifer Lawrence! More details to come.

“The Railway Children” (with The Lion King alum Kenneth Aikens) is now playing in theaters in the US!

“Do Revenge” (with Matilda alum Talia Ryder) is now streaming on Netflix!

“Meet Cute” (with Leopoldstadt kid Wesley Holloway) is now streaming on Peacock!

Season 4 of “Karma’s World” (with Sway Bhatia, Olivia Chun, and Camille De La Cruz) is now streaming on Netflix! Here’s a peek:

Here’s your first look at “School Spirits”, starring Milo Manheim (Generation Me, Disney Channel’s “Zombies”)!


“Wednesday”, with Jenna Ortega (NY Spectacular, “Scream 5”, “X”), will begin streaming on Netflix on November 23rd!

BroadwayCon will return in July 2023! Get more info HERE. Tickets go on sale on September 29th.

The Broadway-aimed production of Sing Street (with School of Rock alum Diego Lucano) has been extended by one week in Boston! You can now catch it through October 9th.

Watch this clip of Raghav Merhotra’s (School Of Rock) return to “Late Night With Seth Meyers”:


Check out NBC 6’s feature on Emily Jewel Hoder (The Music Man) on NBCMiami.com!

Take a look of all the famous guests that have made their way to MJ!


“She Rocks”, a benefit concert produced by Rockers on Broadway, will feature performances by Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and The Braganza Sisters! Get tickets HERE.

Also on October 3rd, Broadway Records will celebrated 10 years with a concert at 54 Below featuring performances by Bailey Ryon (Matilda), Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story), and Milly Shapiro (Matilda)! Note that Analise is only performing during the 9:30pm concert. Get tickets HERE.

On September 26th, you can see Elizabeth Teeter (Beetlejuice, Mary Poppins, The Crucible, The Audience, The Secret Life of Bees) perform new music as part of “Write Out Loud Volume 4” at 54 Below! Get in-person and livestream tickets HERE.

Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King, West Side Story) will take part in Latine Musical Theatre Lab’s First Annual Benefit Concert on September 26th! Get tickets HERE.

Ever wondered what it’s like to audition for the role of Clara in Radio City Christmas Spectacular! Watch this new video featuring NY alum Rachel Quiner and her sisters talking about the experience of auditioning for and performing in the role.

Take a look at this brand new photo feature from Playbill with Elizabeth Teeter (Beetlejuice, Mary Poppins, The Crucible, The Audience, The Secret Life Of Bees) HERE! Elizabeth was also featured in a new article in STLToday, which you can read HERE.

Look for Mariama Diop (The Lion King) modeling for Bonnie Jean!


Shaylin B (The Lion King) lends her voice to a new music video for “Monster High”! Watch below:

“The Midnight Club” (with Matilda and Runaways alum Chris Sumpter) released their first trailer! Watch below:

Netflix, Hulu, and more released multiple trailers for movies featuring Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni! Read on below:

-“The School for Good and Evil” (with Sophia Anne Caruso). Release date: October 19th on Netflix

-“The Curse of Bridge Hollow” (with Abi Monterey). Release date: October 14th on Netflix

-“Rosaline” (with Isabela Merced). Release date: October 14th on Hulu

-“Dear Zoe” (with Sadie Sink). Release date: November 4th in select theaters and on-demand

-“Mr. Harrigan’s Phone” (with Alexa Shae Niziak). Release date: October 5th on Netflix

Congrats to Ramon Reed (The Lion King on Broadway, “13” movie) and Celina Smith (Annie Live) who recently guest starred on “That Girl Lay Lay”!

Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) and Delaney Quinn (Waitress) return to “New Amsterdam” for its season premiere, which is now streaming on Peacock!

Teshi Thomas (The Lion King) can be seen in the new Netflix series “Dahmer”, which is now streaming!

Season 2 of “Get Rolling with Otis” – with Broadway alumni Katie Grober (Waitress), Addison Takefman (Mrs. Doubtfire), and Josiah Gaffney (Tina) – will arrive on Apple TV+ on September 30th!

In addition to the previously announced Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), “Growing Up” also features Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love, and Cupcakes)! The show is now streaming on Disney+.

Felice Kakaletris (Annie Live), Max Lamberg (Winnie the Pooh), and Scarlett Sher (Waitress) will lend their voices to the English dub of “Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island”, playing select theaters beginning September 27th!

Matthew Jost (School of Rock) has been cast in “Hits! The Musical”, touring the country beginning next year!

Sydney Elise Russell (The Lion King) releases her second book “Super Me”, now available to purchase HERE!

You can see Carlos Carreras (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) play Young Emilio/Nayib/Jeremy (the same track he played while on tour with On Your Feet) in Papermill Playhouse’s production of On Your Feet, which will play this fall! Get tickets HERE.

Sam Duncan (Richard III) will appear in TheatreWorks Hartford’s production of Fun Home, which begins performances next month! Get tickets at twhartford.org.

Michael Nigro (Sound of Music LIVE) is appearing in Lyric Opera’s production of Fiddler on the Roof in Chicago now through October 7th! Get tickets HERE.

Ethan Mathias (The Last Boy) has been cast in “Safe Travels”, a reading of a new musical on November 10th! More details HERE.

Congrats to Sophia Anne Caruso, Max Bartos, and Madison Lagares, who recently completed a workshop of “The Song of Bernadette”! More details to follow.

Here’s more booking news you may have missed:
Vince Ermita (The Lion King) booked a radio spot
Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) booked a lead role on a podcast series
Evie Winter Lee (The Lion King) booked a commercial
Rachel Resheff (Shrek, Mary Poppins, The People in the Picture, Billy Elliot, Fish in the Dark) booked a guest spot on a network series
Phierce Phoenix (Tina) booked five voiceover projects

Daniel Mertzlufft released a new single featuring Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! Listen below:

Listen to Zachary Zwelling‘s (School of Rock) new single “She’s Dancing” below:

Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Disney+’s “The Mighty Ducks Game Changers”) stopped by American Girl’s “The Smart Girls Podcast”! Listen to the episode here:

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show”, starring Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and featuring the kids of The Lion King!

Catch up on these brand new episodes of “Take A Bow”, hosted by Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), with special guests Larry Saperstein, Dana Steingold, and Martin Acuna!

We’re celebrating #HispanicHeritageMonth by highlighting alumni from The Lion King, Dear Evan Hansen, Annie Live, and Les Miserables! Swipe through:


And here are pictures from the kids and teens of The Bandaged Place, Dear Evan Hansen, Leopoldstadt, The Lion King, MJ, The Music Man, and The Piano Lesson!


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