Bryan Chan to Join THE LION KING, Jai Ram Srinivasan and Sebastian Ortiz in The New York Times, and more!

Congrats to Bryan Chan, who will make his Broadway debut as Young Simba in The Lion King next week!

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I am super excited to finally announce that I will be playing the role of Young Simba in Disney’s, The Lion King on Broadway! I will be making my debut on November 19th. I am thankful first and foremost to God and everyone that has helped me realize my dreams. Special thanks to my parents, my grandparents, my family, my community 🇬🇾, my agent Barry Kolker, Justin Bohon from Binder Casting, my acting coach Roberta Lowe from Acting Out and last but not least The Natraj Center for the Performing Arts. I just can’t wait to be king! #broadwaykids #broadway #lionkingmusical #lionkingonbroadway #youngsimba #childactor #actor #ijustcantwaittobeking #bryanholdenchan #bhchan #broadwaydebut #kidactors #lionking

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Jai Ram Srinivasan and Sebastian Ortiz were featured in an article about A Christmas Carol, and particularly the character of Tiny Tim, in The New York Times!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will speak at 92Y on December 8th! Get more details HERE.

Inside Broadway will give NYC students an inside look at Beetlejuice! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Watch Isa Antonetti (Evita) cover “Buenos Aires” below, and be sure to see her in Evita, now through November 24th at New York City Center!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen!




EVITA and RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Open, Cast Changes at FROZEN, THE LION KING, and EVITA, and more!

Happy Opening to Evita at New York City Center, which also announced its casting earlier this week: congratulations and break a leg to Isa Antonetti and Tessa Noelle Frascogna!

Happy Opening as well to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular! Break a leg, everyone!

Happy Trails to Winter Donnelly and Mimi Ryder, who played their final performances as Young Elsa in Frozen over the weekend! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you.

Jesus Del Orden and Suri Marrero are scheduled to play their final performances as Young Simba and Young Nala in The Lion King on November 17th. Go see them before then if you can, and check out our recent feature on Jesus and his niece Sophia Rodriguez, currently playing Lulu in Waitress, HERE!

Coming up for Suri as she departs The Lion King, she will be joining the cast of Frozen as one of the new Young Elsas, beginning performances this week before she’s even finished her run as Young Nala! Also joining Frozen as the other new Young Elsa is Anna Rae Haller, who will make her Broadway debut!

Finally, Broadway alum Layla Capers (School of Rock) will be joining The Lion King next week as one of the new Young Nalas! Congratulations, Layla!

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My heart is overwhelmed with joy, excitement, and pure gratitude! I am so happy to share that I will be joining the amazing cast of Disney Lion King on Broadway as Young Nala!! I am excited and ready to embrace my inner lioness! 🦁👑♥️ Thank you to everyone who played apart in making this dream a reality!! #TeamLayla 📸 @imsobronx #youngnala #hakunamatata #broadway #broadwaykids #youngbroadway #nala #simba #cubs #mufasa #sarabi #rafiki #disney #disneyonbroadway #lionking #pridelands #justcantwait #circleoflife #newyorkcity #maraentertainment #paradigmtalentagency #lkny #playbill #laylacapers #gifted #broadwaybound #cloudnine #dreambig #staytrue #beamazing @sistagirl57

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In the midst of all this exciting news, we also want to wish congratulations to The Lion King, which celebrates 22 years on Broadway today!

Reyna Guerra (Runaways) has been cast in Much Ado About Nothing at Pittsburgh Playhouse, now playing through November 17th! Get more information HERE.

The casts of Tina and Beetlejuice will perform during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Also coming up, the casts of Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Waitress, and Beetlejuice will take part in Broadway Under the Stars, a free concert series this holiday season at Columbus Circle! Get more information HERE.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will perform at the Never Is Now Summit later this month! Also, check out his newest vlog!

Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June) will play Annie with Kidz Theater in December!

Season 2 of “You,” with Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular), will arrive on Netflix on December 26th!

Congratulations to Julian Silva (The Lion King), who guest starred on last week’s episode of “How To Get Away With Murder”!

Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways), and Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King) performed at Rockers On Broadway earlier this week! Get more information HERE.

Check out photos from backstage at Beetlejuice on Broadway.com!

Finally, the holidays are practically here! We have your guide to our featured Broadway and Off-Broadway shows and their performance schedules for the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Christmas Carol, and for all the women who thought they were Mad!

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RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Begins Run, Mattea Conforti to Voice Young Elsa in “Frozen 2,” and more!

Congratulations to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which began its 2019 holiday run over the weekend!

Congrats as well to Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who will voice Young Elsa in the upcoming movie “Frozen 2”!

We have lots of photo and video coverage from the opening night of Tina! See the list below:

“Doctor Sleep,” with alum Kyliegh Curran (The Lion King), is out in theaters now!

Get your copy of this year’s “Carols For A Cure” CD, featuring the casts of Dear Evan Hansen, Beetlejuice, Waitress, Frozen, and more, from the Broadway Cares store!

Be on the lookout for Raigan Olivia Saunders-Newton (Waitress) in an ad for Dadi!

Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) appears in another music video for Acapop! KIDS, this time covering “Sunflower”! Watch below:

“Let It Snow,” a new Netflix film starring Isabela Merced (Evita), is now streaming!

And here are pictures from the kids of Forbidden Broadway, Tina, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and for all the women who thought they were Mad!

TINA Opens on Broadway, A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins Previews, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Tina! Break a leg, everyone!

Break a leg as well to A Christmas Carol, which begins previews tonight!

Get your tickets HERE to see Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda) and Leonay Shepherd (Little Miss Sunshine) in Kidz Theater’s A Chorus Line this December!

Check out photo coverage from “Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway,” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), on Broadway.com!

Roman Engel (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) appears in the new Apple TV+ show “Helpsters,” from the creators of “Sesame Street”!

Bella May Mordus (Make Believe, The Ferryman) recently filmed a commercial!

And here are pictures from the kids of A Christmas Carol and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Haven Alexander’s Birthday, A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Take Over Our Instagram for First Preview Tomorrow, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Haven Alexander (The Lion King), who turned 12 over the weekend! We hope you had a great day, Haven!

Tomorrow, November 7th, we are so thrilled that Sebastian Ortiz and Jai Ram Srinivasan are taking over our Instagram in honor of the first preview of A Christmas Carol! Follow along as they prepare to make their Broadway debuts and begin bringing holiday cheer to the Great White Way!

Get the Reward The Fan app now and tune in at 6pm EST for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child-themed trivia hosted by Broadway alum Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies)!

Watch Skye Turner (Tina) perform on “Good Morning America”!

Congrats to Julian Silva (The Lion King), who just booked a commercial!

Be on the lookout for Brooke Timber (Ballyturk) in Gap’s holiday ads!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Forbidden Broadway, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, A Christmas Carol, and Fear!




“Switched” at 54 Below on November 22, “A Time to Rock” at The Green Room 42 on November 9, and more!

Alumni including Audrey Bennett (Amelie, Frozen), Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), Katherine Leigh Doherty (Mary Poppins, A Little Night Music), Kathryn Faughnan (Mary Poppins), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street), Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie), Ellen Marlow (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), Keaton Whittaker (A Little Night Music), and Brynn Williams (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, In My Life, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 13, Bye Bye Birdie) will take part in “Switched” at 54 Below on November 22nd! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Kids from the Broadway and national tour casts of School of Rock will take part in “A Time to Rock” this Saturday, November 9th, at The Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE.

Willow McCarthy (The Ferryman, 1984, Matilda) and Carly Gold (The Ferryman) will host the “Bringing Broadway ‘To The Stage'” cabaret in January 2020!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, The Inheritance, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Forbidden Broadway!

Brie Zimmer Performing in “Thoughts and Prayers: A Concert to Disarm Hate” Tonight, Amaris Sanchez Cast in Chopin Theatre’s THE NUTCRACKER, and more!

Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June) is performing in “Thoughts and Prayers: A Concert to Disarm Hate” tonight! Get more details on the event HERE.

Chicago! Amaris Sanchez (On Your Feet) has been cast in The Nutcracker at Chopin Theatre this holiday season! Get tickets HERE.

Bella May Mordus (Make Believe, The Ferryman) got to sing at one of Waitress‘s recent Cast Album Karaokes!

Check out these video highlights from Fear!

A Christmas Carol will offer rush tickets!

You could perform Beetlejuice in your community in the near future through MTI! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Forbidden Broadway, The Lion King, and The Rose Tattoo!




PANAMA HATTIE Closes at York Theatre Company, Jacob Michael Laval Featured in US Chess, and more!

Happy Trails to Kylie Kuioka and the cast of Panama Hattie at York Theatre Company! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Kylie!

Did you know that Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo) likes to play chess? He’s currently featured in US Chess!

“Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), is now streaming on Apple TV+!

Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) has been cast in Noises Off in Demarest, NJ! Get tickets HERE.

Congratulations to Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies), who guest starred on “The Blacklist” this week!

Take a look at the Beetlejuice curtain call from Halloween night, when Presley Ryan went on as Lydia, as well as some highlights from the show’s Black & White Ball with TodayTix!

Congrats to Korinne Tetlow (The Traveling Lady, If Only), who just completed a workshop and industry performance of Once Upon A One More Time!

Mehret Marsh (Tina) has joined the lineup for “Rockers on Broadway,” happening on November 11th!

You can hear the voice of Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) in the series “The Paper Girls Show,” coming soon to Amazon!

Here’s a new Queen medley from Acapop! KIDS with Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King)!

The new Britney Spears musical Once Upon A One More Time is holding an EPA for all roles, including one for an 8-10 year old girl! Get audition information for day 1, day 2, and day 3, as well as advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer!

Andy Walken (A Christmas Story Live) guest starred on this week’s episode of “Modern Family”!

Congrats from Delaney Quinn (Waitress), who recently filmed a segment for “The View”! Here’s the full video:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Frozen, Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, for all the women who thought they were Mad, and more, including lots of pictures from the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrating Halloween!










Thursday Williams and Rosdely Ciprian Featured in Teen Vogue’s 21 Under 21, Matilda Lawler Guest Stars on “Evil,” and more!

Happy Halloween! Have a safe, fun, and spooky night!

Thursday Williams (What the Constitution Means to Me) and Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) are featured in Teen Vogue’s 21 Under 21!

Congrats to Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman), who guest starred on last week’s episode of “Evil” on CBS, alongside her former The Ferryman co-star Brooklyn Shuck, who is a series regular!

Kids’ Night on Broadway will return in 2020! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo) danced on “Strahan Sara & Keke” today! Here’s a clip:

The cast of Beetlejuice spread Halloween cheer on today’s episode of “The View”!

Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) will appear in the next season of Netflix’s “Atypical,” which arrives November 1st! Check out Niles’s full interview here:

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Find out how Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) gets into character on Playbill.com, then watch a brand new episode of “Behind the Stripes,” his Broadway.com vlog!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of for all the women who thought they were Mad, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Beetlejuice, The Rose Tattoo, The Lion King, and Waitress!










THE UNDERLYING CHRIS Begins Previews, Fina Strazza Guest Stars on “Madam Secretary,” and more!

Happy first preview to The Underlying Chris! Break a leg!

Congrats to Fina Strazza (Matilda, Animal), who guest starred on last week’s episode of “Madam Secretary”!

Young Broadway Actor News is bringing you a look at the brand new Harmony Helper app! Check out the press release HERE.

“The Assistant,” featuring Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street), will arrive in theaters in January! Get more details on Deadline.com.

“Nostalgic Christmas,” a brand new Hallmark Christmas movie with Jenna Weir (Frozen), will premiere on Halloween!

Andrew Barth Feldman and the Evan Hansens of London, Toronto, and the US Tour performed “For Forever” to celebrate the first performance of Dear Evan Hansen in London!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of for all the women who thought they were Mad, Fear, Frozen, and more, including lots of photos of Broadway and Off-Broadway kids celebrating Halloween!