As we close out Black History Month today, we continue to encourage you all to dive into our list of family-friendly anti-racist resources to create a more inclusive future in both our communities and the theatre industry itself. Read that list HERE!
Kids from Caroline, Or Change, The Lion King, and more performed during Shine Theatre Arts Project’s Black History Month Cabaret tonight! Watch HERE.
Earlier today, we shared a post with a list of organizations working to fight Anti-Asian hate, violence, and discrimination. We encourage you to read that post HERE and support their work and the AAPI community however you are able, be that through donations, speaking up, or both.
Season 2 of “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay,” featuring Maeve Press (Before Your Very Eyes) will arrive on Freeform on April 8th!
You can now get the cast album of Once On This Island on vinyl! Get more details on Playbill.com.
Willow McCarthy (The Ferryman, 1984, Matilda) will soon appear in the upcoming movie “Mother”!
Performers ages 12-18! You can work with Taylor Louderman, Hannah Kloepfer, and Nat Zegree in a workshop of Pitch In: The Zoomical, beginning on March 2nd, via Broadway From Home! Get more details HERE.
Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) took part in a game night with his castmates from the “As The Curtain Rises” soap opera podcast as part of “Stars in the House” earlier tonight!
Also earlier tonight, Walter Russell III (The Lion King) hosted a new episode of “The PAW-cast,” featuring special guest Jordan Hall (The Lion King and Matilda tours)!
Here’s Off-Broadway alumni Kylie Kuioka (Meet Me In St. Louis, Panama Hattie) and Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) performing a Disney medley as part of Kylie’s duet series for the York Theatre Company’s flood recovery efforts!
And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and Rising Talent Magazine’s most recent virtual concert!
Shine Theatre Arts Project is holding a Black History Month Cabaret on February 28th, hosted by Kaden Amari Anderson (Caroline, Or Change)! In addition to Kaden, performers will include Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King), Antonio J. Watson (Tina, This Ain’t No Disco), Caroline Basu (School of Rock), Chloé Bryan (School of Rock), Jenny Mollet (The Color Purple), Laurissa “Lala” Romain (South Pacific), Charlotte MacLeod (The Bedwetter), Gloria Manning (Tina), Chinua Baraka Payne (Caroline, Or Change, The Lion King), and more.
Watch the company of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical perform this poem written by Daniel J. Watts!
Playbill spoke with Bonnie Langford, who played Baby June alongside Angela Lansbury as Mama Rose on Broadway in 1974! Read the article HERE.
And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!
Happy birthday to Mehret Marsh (Tina)! We hope you had a great day, Mehret!
Find Your Funny Studio, created by Waitress alumni Jeremy Morse and Alex Tripp, will take over the Young Broadway Actor News Instagram account this Saturday! If you’ve ever been curious about improv and acting classes over Zoom, now’s your chance to learn more!
You can check out two different virtual concerts featuring Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni this Saturday, February 20th! Throughout the day, check out Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress), Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), and more performing in Rising Talent Magazine’s next concert to benefit The Actors Fund! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
And at 7pm EST Saturday night, check out Nxt Generation Theatrics’ virtual concert! Tickets are FREE or pay-what-you-wish, and can be secured HERE. Donations will benefit Developing Arts and Hancock-French Woods Arts Alliance. Performers include Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Lana Schwartz (Endangered), and Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill)!
Walter Russell III (The Lion King) shared the newest episode of “The PAW-cast” earlier today, featuring special guest Zyasia Jadea Page (The Lion King tour)!
Jason Kisare (School of Rock) will take part in Manhattan Theatre Club’s virtual Student Monologue Challenge, performing a monologue written by high school sophomore Rania Zaki and directed by Dominique Rider. Get more details at ManhattanTheatreClub.com, and look for Jason’s performance on February 24th!
Congrats to Kaci Walfall (The Lion King), who booked an episodic! More details to come.
Check out the trailer for the new Netflix series “Waffles + Mochi,” featuring “Stranger Things” star and Broadway alum Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert)!
Luka Kain (South Pacific) will take part in The Barrow Group’s virtual event “Trouble In Mind” on February 20th! Get more details about the event HERE.
Rocco Wu (The King and I) has designed a brand new game called “Wishes In The Sky”! Play HERE.
Now streaming: Broadway alum and “Shadowhunters” star Katherine McNamara’s (A Little Night Music) new single “Love Me Like That” and Off-Broadway alum Victoria Dennis’s (Little Miss Sunshine) new single “More Than Words”!
Here’s the newest episode of “Kyla’s Korner,” hosted by Kyla Carter (Number the Stars)!
And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Bedwetter!
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