Mark Aguirre’s Birthday, Broadway to Remain Closed through June 7 and BEETLEJUICE Officially Closed, WHISPER HOUSE Cancels Off-Broadway Run at 59E59, and more

Happy belated birthday to Mark Aguirre (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Mark!

Broadway will remain closed through June 7th due to coronavirus. Find out more on

This means that Beetlejuice has officially played its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre. Producers are still considering a move to another theater, but final decisions won’t be made until Broadway reopens. Happy Trails to Presley Ryan and the company of Beetlejuice; we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Get more details on

For now, you can go inside a typical day at Beetlejuice with Presley, courtesy of Inside Edition! Presley also got a shout-out recently in New York Magazine.

Unfortunately, the Off-Broadway production of Whisper House at 59E59 Theaters has also been canceled. To Wyatt Cirbus and the rest of the team, we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Take a look at footage from their final dress rehearsal:

And see what the cast had to say about working on this production on!

The Drama Desk Awards have announced that they are going online and will remain on schedule. Get more information on

Continuing our walk down memory lane, 2014 at Young Broadway Actor News saw productions of Violet and Les Miserables, as well as plays like Act One and Mothers and Sons!

In 2015, we had a jam-packed year, including welcoming Fun Home, School of Rock, Finding Neverland, and the recent revival of The King and I to Broadway!

In 2016, new shows like Waitress, Tuck Everlasting, and A Bronx Tale debuted, and Falsettos returned to Broadway!

Check back here tomorrow to find out the guests who will join our special 10th anniversary concert! #YoungBway10

Tonight, watch Caroline Basu (School of Rock) guest star on “Grey’s Anatomy”!

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It’s finally here!! Make sure to watch @greysabc this Thursday 4/9 @ 9EST/8CST to see me in the season finale! I feel so lucky to have gotten to film this amazing episode (directed by the fabulous @deborahmpratt ) right before Grey’s shut down production because of the coronavirus. 🦠 Thank you to @take3talent and @natashamatallanamarken for making this possible and to @shondarhimes and @therealdebbieallen for having me. It was such an honor to get to act with my TV dad @raoulbhaneja and @deedeemagnohallofficial and to meet @camillaluddington @richardfloodofficial and @ijessewilliams who were all so nice and welcoming. And, lastly, thanks to @legacyeffects for making a fake me. #greysanatomy #daya #seasonfinale #take3talent #abc

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Victoria Collett (Waitress) will recur on the latest season of “The Last O.G.,” which began earlier this week!

The Broadway production of Frozen is taking more video submissions from members of Actors’ Equity. Get more details HERE. If you are not a union member, you can submit for Young Anna and Young Elsa HERE.

The cast of Mrs. Doubtfire got together virtually on their original opening night date for a digital run-through of the show and a “faux-pening” celebration!

And they weren’t the only ones–the cast of Caroline, Or Change also held a virtual opening night party on their originally-scheduled opening night:

Check out new episodes of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor) below and on! One episode features Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Addison Valentino, and Daniel Dunlow; the other includes Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), Lily Brooks O’Briant, and Alexa Lasanta.

Also, Joshua Turchin will chat with Camp Broadway about his career so far, this Friday!

Here’s the schedule of online classes from Broadway Babysitters this week!

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni including Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen), Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter, Kris Kringle), and Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) took part in Shine Theatre Arts Project’s recent virtual cabaret! Watch here:

Check out “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and the Evan Hansens of Broadway, the U.S. national tour, and the West End on!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Bedwetter, Trevor, Whisper House, Flying Over Sunset, and Tina!

“The Plot Against America” Premieres on HBO, BLUE Performances to Begin April 27th, and more!

Happy birthday to YBAN staff member Audrey! We hope you had a great day!

Tonight, tune in to HBO to see the premiere of the new mini-series “The Plot Against America,” with Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo), who is a series regular, as well as Jessica Cherniak (‘Til Death Do Us Part), Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale), Athan Sporek (Les Miserables, A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea), Jaden Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Graydon Yosowitz (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, The Light Years)!

Performances of Blue will begin on April 27th!

Watch Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) take part in BroadwayWorld’s Living Room Concerts!

See how Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) is raising money for the Actors Fund, on!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Bedwetter, and Beetlejuice!

Happy New Year, Makayla Joy Connolly’s Birthday, Robert Montano’s Birthday, and more!

Happy New Year! We are so thankful for a monumental 2019. We wish you all a 2020 filled with joy and peace. Young Broadway is looking forward to celebrating its 10th Anniversary later this year!

Happy birthday to Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! We hope you both had a great day today!

Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol) and Sebastian Ortiz (A Christmas Carol) are featured in The Mighty!

The stars of Sing Street were featured in The New York Times!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, A Christmas Carol, and Waitress!

Zoe Glick Cast in UNKNOWN SOLDIER at Playwrights Horizons, Best Broadway Plays and Musicals of the Decade Lists from TheaterMania, and more!

Zoe Glick (Frozen) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons! Read the full cast announcement HERE.

Congrats to Waitress, Once, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway musicals of the decade list; and to What the Constitution Means to Me, The Ferryman, and The Inheritance, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway plays of the decade list!

Also, congratulations to Kinky Boots and The Lion King, which are both among the highest-grossing Broadway shows of the decade! Check out the full list on

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sing Street, A Christmas Carol, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress, as well as Young Broadway Actor News’ Top 9 Instagram posts of 2019!

Max William Bartos in SING STREET, Pictures and Videos from RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, BEETLEJUICE, and more!

We hope those who celebrate had a wonderful Hanukkah!

We want to officially congratulate 16-year-old Max William Bartos, who makes his Off-Broadway debut in Sing Street at New York Theatre Workshop!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Beetlejuice, Waitress, and A Christmas Carol!

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DON’T STOP TIL YOU GET ENOUGH Open Calls in Chicago and Los Angeles, Artyon Celestine on “Jane the Virgin,” and more!

Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough is holding open calls in Chicago and Los Angeles! Get more info about the call in Chicago HERE and in Los Angeles HERE.

Congrats to alum Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live), who guest starred on this weeks’ episode of “Jane the Virgin”! Check out a picture on set below!

“Evil,” featuring Brooklyn Shuck (The Ferryman), will premiere on CBS on September 26th at 10/9c!

Get a first look at “Godfather of Harlem,” featuring alum Demi Singleton (School of Rock, The Lion King), below!

Check out more opening night pictures from The Secret Life of Bees, courtesy of Theater Mania, HERE!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) talked with the New York Post, was featured in a podcast on Billboard, and appeared on News 12 Westchester, which you can watch below!

Michael Quinton McArthur’s Birthday, THE FERRYMAN and WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Receive New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Michael Quinton McArthur (The Ferryman)! We hope you had a great day yesterday, Michael!

Congratulations to The Ferryman and What the Constitution Means to Me, which received New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards! Get the full list on

Tonight, Noa Solorio (Gettin’ The Band Back Together) will perform at 54 Below alongside other actors who made their Broadway debuts in the 2018-2019 season! Get more details HERE.

All My Sons has extended its run! Find out more on

In case you missed it, here’s Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) guest starring on “Saturday Night Live” alongside Kristen Wiig, Jimmy Fallon, Adam Sandler, Shawn Mendes, and more!

Amaris Sanchez (On Your Feet) has been cast in Miracle the Musical in Chicago, beginning May 8th! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Waitress, and The Ferryman!

Chinua Baraka Payne Departs THE LION KING, Sean Frank Coffey Departs THE FERRYMAN, and more!

Happy Trails to Chinua Baraka Payne, who played his final performance of The Lion King last night along with Mikee Castillo!

Happy Trails as well to Sean Frank Coffey, who plays his final performance as Bobby Carney in The Ferryman today!

Katie Grober (Waitress) just filmed a spot for TV Land!

Suri Marrero (The Lion King) did a photo shoot in honor of AAPI Heritage Month!

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) gives a sneak peek of the new season of “Dance Moms” in this video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, The Lion King, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Waitress!

Mikee Castillo Leaves THE LION KING, Robert Montano in “The Sopranos” Prequel, and more!

Happy Trails to Mikee Castillo (The Lion King), who plays her final performance today! We can’t wait to see what you do next!

Congrats to alum Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who has booked the upcoming movie prequel to “The Sopranos,” “The Many Saints of Newark”!

Alum Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) is appearing in a sketch on tonight’s Saturday Night Live!

What the Constitution Means to Me has modified their schedule the week of Memorial Day to include a matinee on May 22nd instead of an evening performance on May 26th! Get more info about modified performance schedules for the holiday HERE!

Congrats to alum Eric A. Walker Jr. (Kinky Boots), who has booked a role with Bubbleguppies!

Alum Antonio Watson (This Ain’t No Disco) has joined the cast of Papermill Playhouse’s Beauty and the Beast as Chip! Get more info about the production HERE!

Vote for your favorite shows in this year’s BroadwayWorld Theatre Fans’ Choice Awards HERE!

Congrats to alum Deandre Sevon (Runaways), who guest starred on this week’s episode of “Law & Order: SVU”!

And watch Caroline Basu (School of Rock) perform “My Grand Plan” at A Time To Rock below!

Happy Birthday to Jesus Del Orden, Jaden Jordan on “New Amsterdam,” and more!

Happy Birthday to Jesus Del Orden (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will perform at Stars in the Alley next Friday! Get more info about the event HERE!

Read about how Jackson Arevalo (The Ferryman) made his Broadway debut HERE!

Catch Broadway alumni Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I), and more in Shine Theatre Arts Project’s “Sunday Funday” cabaret at Green Room 42 on May 5th! Get tickets HERE.

“Mixed-ish,” a spinoff of “Black-ish” with alum Arica Himmel (The Layover), has been picked up by ABC! Get more info about the series HERE!

Congrats to alum Jaden Jordan (Kinky Boots), who guest starred on this week’s episode of “New Amsterdam”! Check out some stills from the episode below!

Watch Kayla Mak‘s (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) full performance from the Divisional Finals on “World of Dance” below!

And check out these pictures from the kids of What the Constitutiton Means to Me and Waitress!