The Lion King is taking online submissions for its Broadway and national tour companies!
Joshua Turchin’s musical The Perfect Fit will be performed at Sharon Playhouse in Connecticut on September 5th, as part of their drive-in theatre series! The cast includes Joshua himself (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), as well as Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), and Ellie Kim (Trevor, School of Rock, Dream Street). Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!
Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Gabriel Amoroso (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea), and more will perform in a virtual production of the new musical PsyKidz! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com, with more details TBA.
Kids including Suri Marrero (Frozen, The Lion King), Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol), Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo), Jacob Laval (The Rose Tattoo), and Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) are raising money for BC/EFA via the Broadway Cares Virtual 5K! Visit their fundraising link to donate.
Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) will be featured in the upcoming Disney+ series “Becoming,” arriving on September 18th!
Check out this new series about anxiety in kids featuring Charlotte MacLeod (The Bedwetter) voicing the character of Nixie!
Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) and Kelsey Fowler (Bonnie and Clyde, Sunday in the Park with George, Mary Poppins, Grey Gardens) made brief appearances in the virtual play Finish the Fight, produced by The New York Times! Watch here:
Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, The Sound of Music Live, A Little Princess), Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot, New York Spectacular), Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Celia Rose Gooding, and more appeared on “Stars In The House” tonight! Find out more on Playbill.com.
Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) taught a Zoom workshop with Playhouse by Stagedoor Manor! Find out more HERE.
Walter Russell III (The Lion King) will welcome Mikee Castillo (The Lion King) to his “Paw”-cast at 6pm EST on his IGTV page!
Check out an all-new episode of the “Fade In” podcast, hosted by Jim Kaplan (School of Rock, The King and I), Will Coombs (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Bronx Tale), and Molly Richardson (Matilda tour)! This episode is all about “Jurassic Park” and also features Josephine Pellow; listen HERE!
Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Ava-Riley Miles (Doctor Zhivago, Evita), Jay Hendrix, and Gracie Dundee!
Finally, check out this picture from the kids of The Lion King!
To close out our 10th anniversary celebration, we wanted to share the 2016 Tony Awards opening number! Remember to keep dreaming big and hoping for a brighter tomorrow through the difficult times. The future is yours!
Sing Street live-streamed a performance from their Facebook page today to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Mayor’s Fund!
“Bad Education,” with Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem) and Will Meyers (Generation Me), premiered on HBO over the weekend!
“The Assistant,” a new film with Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), is now streaming on Amazon and iTunes!
Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie) will guest star on “Love Life” on HBO Max, premiering May 27th!
Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen), Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Suri Marrero (Frozen, The Lion King), and lots more kids will take part in a virtual showcase with Kids of the Arts!
Here’s another throwback as we continue to celebrate 10 years online! Watch the cast of Beetlejuice performing at last year’s Tony Awards ceremony:
“God Friended Me,” with Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), concluded as its series finale aired over the weekend. Congrats on a great run, Eleanor!
Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984), Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Dream Street, Number the Stars), and Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) will raise money for Dog Star Rescue on May 3rd!
Also, check out the latest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin! This episode features Laura Benanti, Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), and Ava Ulloa (Matilda). Watch below or on BroadwayWorld.com!
Remy Zaken and Lilli Cooper reminisced about making their Broadway debuts in the original Broadway production of Spring Awakening during a recent “Stars In The House” livestream!
And check out these videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and The Bedwetter!
Check out these throwbacks to two recent Broadway revivals: the cast of Once On This Island performing on the 2018 Tony Awards, and the cast of Fiddler on the Roof performing on the 2016 Tony Awards! #YoungBway10
The nominations for the Off-Broadway Alliance Awards were announced today! See below for the list of nominations for our featured shows, and get the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.
Best New Play – Make Believe by Bess Wohl, produced by Second Stage Theater
Best New Musical – Sing Street, book by Enda Walsh, music & lyrics by John Carney and Gary Clark, produced by New York Theatre Workshop
Best New Musical – The Secret Life of Bees, book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, produced by Atlantic Theater Company
Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) recently appeared on an episode of “Drunk History”! [Warning: Mature Language and Themes]
On Thursday, the cast of Sing Street will preview songs and scenes from their show to benefit BC/EFA and The Mayors Fund! Get a glimpse of their livestream rehearsal courtesy of The New York Times.
Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Patrick Scott McDermott (Les Miserables tour), and Sami Schneider!
We spotted Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie) in extended footage from “Beastie Boys Story,” now streaming on AppleTV+!
Today and yesterday, Off-Broadway alumni Keira Belle Young (The Pain of My Belligerence), Phoebe Young (The Pain of My Belligerence), and Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) live-streamed concerts on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account!
Enjoy this throwback to the cast of On Your Feet performing at the Tony Awards in 2016! #YoungBway10
Check out the newest episode of “The Early Night Show,” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and featuring Sydney Chan (The King and I national tour, A Christmas Story national tour), Emily Jewel Hoder (Les Miserables national tour), and Amanda Kopelman!
Stars from The Prom, Waitress, and more played “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) today!
Here’s a throwback to the cast of the recent Broadway revival of The King and I performing at the 2015 Tony Awards! #YoungBway10
The “Disney Family Singalong,” with Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live) and Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars, Dream Street), is now streaming on Disney+ and Hulu and is set to air on Disney Channel this Friday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
You can hear Carlos Carreras’ (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) voice in this video for Nick Jr.!
Phoebe Young (The Pain of My Belligerence), Ian Saraceni (Matilda, The King and I), Grace Mozitis (Dream Street), Georgi James (Annie, Billy Elliot, A Tale of Two Cities), Gabriel Amoroso (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea), Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), and many more took part in a cover of “Raise You Up” from Kinky Boots!
Continuing our look back at the past ten years, today check out “Stranger Things” star Gaten Matarazzo performing at the 2014 Tony Awards with his castmates from the Broadway revival of Les Miserables! #YoungBway10
“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been” live-streamed earlier today on 54 Below’s YouTube page, and featured alumni Emerson Steele (Violet) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story)! Tune in for future live-streamed concerts HERE.
Kids from Fun Home, Caroline, Or Change, and more took part in an Earth Day-themed music video for Broadway Green Alliance! Find out more and watch the video on Playbill.com.
Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) live-streamed a concert from his home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier today!
Check out these throwbacks to the 2014 Tony Awards: a performance from the company of Violet as well as the boys of Finding Neverland performing alongside Jennifer Hudson prior to the show “flying” to Broadway:
The cast album of Sing Street is out now!
The film adaptation of In The Heights has been pushed back to 2021. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
The nominations for this year’s Drama Desk Awards were announced today! See below for a list of nominations for our featured shows, and the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.
Outstanding Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
Outstanding Musical – The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company
Outstanding Actor in a Play – Kyle Soller for The Inheritance
Outstanding Actress in a Play – Rose Byrne for Medea at BAM
Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Saycon Sengbloh for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Adrienne Warren for Tina
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Lois Smith for The Inheritance
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – LaChanze for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Director of a Play – Stephen Daldry for The Inheritance
Outstanding Music – Duncan Sheik for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Lyrics – Susan Birkenhead for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Book of a Musical – Lynn Nottage for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical – Mark Thompson for Tina
Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Jane Cox for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Bruno Poet for Tina
Outstanding Projection Design – Julia Frey for Medea
Outstanding Sound Design for a Play – Paul Arditti and Christopher Reid for The Inheritance
Outstanding Wig and Hair Design – Campbell Young Associates for Tina
Outstanding Adaptation – A Christmas Carol by Jack Thorne
Outstanding Adaptation – Mojada by Luis Alfaro at The Public Theater
Also nominated in several categories each were the Broadway revival of West Side Story, which features alumni Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) and Jacob Guzman (Newsies) and Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Scotland, PA, which featured Will Meyers (Generation Me). Finally, WP Theater (which produced Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) and its founder Julia Miles received a special award.
“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) continued with an episode earlier today that featured stars from Disney Channel, including alum Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE)! Find out more on Playbill.com.
Recent live-streamed concerts on the (YOUNG) Instagram account featured Gianna Harris (School of Rock) and Caroline Basu (School of Rock)!
Alum Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), currently starring in Mrs. Doubtfire, stopped by “Stars In The House” yesterday alongside Rob McClure, Jenn Gambatese, and more! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.
Charlotte MacLeod (The Bedwetter) appeared on a recent episode of “Cyberchase for Real” on PBS Kids!
Joshua Turchin’s (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) “The Early Night Show” is now on Broadway Podcast Network! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.
The Earth Day Live livestream tomorrow, April 22nd, will feature alumni Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie), Oscar Williams (Fun Home), Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie, Fun Home), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons), Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King), Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots), Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon), Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon), Jace Chen (Miss Saigon), and more, including some of their siblings. Get more information on Broadway.com!
Thank you to Zoe Glick (The Bedwetter, Unknown Soldier, Frozen) and Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) for their video messages for our 10th anniversary!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Tina!
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