Lots of TV shows, specials, and movies featuring Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni were nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards this morning! Nominees featuring our alumni included “John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch,” “Little Fires Everywhere,” and more; check out the full list of nominations at Emmys.com.
Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock), Parker Weathersbee, and Aubee Billie!
Here’s Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) performing during Rising Talent Magazine’s concert for The Actors Fund!
Lexi Underwood (The Lion King, “Little Fires Everywhere”) spoke at a recent Black Lives Matter march in Downtown Los Angeles! Watch her speech on TeenVogue.com.
Donna Marie Asbury, who made her Broadway debut at age 11 in Gypsy, is now in the Guinness Book of World Records for her twenty-year run as June in Chicago on Broadway: the longest career playing the same role in a Broadway show! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
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And here’s a video from the kids of The Lion King!
Tomorrow, don’t miss Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Pedro Pan), Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE), Amaya Braganza (Annie, The King and I), and Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess) performing in an online reading of Do You Read Me? at 2pm ET / 11am PT on StarsInTheHouse.com!
“Mixed-ish,” with Arica Himmel (The Layover), and “American Housewife,” with Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), were both renewed this week! Get more details on Deadline.com.
Unfortunately, “Single Parents,” with Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) and Tyler Wladis (A Christmas Story Live), has been cancelled after two seasons. Find out more on Deadline.com.
Lexi Underwood (The Lion King, “Little Fires Everywhere”) took part in “The Retreat” today, a virtual event to benefit World Central Kitchen! Find out more HERE.
Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Anna Zavaelson and Erich Schuett (The Sound of Music tour)!
Emily Zimmerman (The Bedwetter) live-streamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier today!
Rehearsals and ticket sales for Assassins at Classic Stage Company have been suspended. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
The Houston, TX, open call for Frozen and The Lion King has been postponed. However, you can submit via video! Check here for details.
Andrew Barth Feldman chatted with Marc Tumminelli about life after Dear Evan Hansen! Now available wherever you get your podcasts.
Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) has another edition of “The Early Night Show” out, with Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) and Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I)!
Here’s a peek at “Little Fires Everywhere,” with Lexi Underwood (The Lion King)! Stream it now on Hulu!
A Boy’s Company Presents: Tell Me If I’m Hurting You is playing at Playwrights Horizons beginning in May, and they are seeking male-identifying dancers/actors aged 16-18!
And check out these pictures from the kids of Flying Over Sunset and Frozen!
Happy belated birthday to Mehret Marsh (Tina)! We hope you had a great day, Mehret!
Happy Trails to Haven Alexander, who played his final performance as Young Simba in The Lion King recently. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Haven!
Happy Trails as well to Sophia Anne Caruso, who played her final performance as Lydia in Beetlejuice this past Wednesday, February 19th, to pursue television work. More details to come! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Sophia.
Presley Ryan has been on as Lydia in Beetlejuice through today, February 23rd!
Alum Ellen Marlow (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) has joined the cast of Frozen!
The Inheritance will end its run on March 15th. Go see Ryan Buggle and Tre Ryder in the show before then! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Watch the cast of Mrs. Doubtfire react to Rob McClure in costume, on BroadwayWorld.com! Also, the show’s cast met the press earlier this week! Check out photos on Broadway.com and a video below:
Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem) will appear in the upcoming HBO movie “Bad Education,” arriving on April 25th! Here’s the trailer:
Tonight, Emerson Steele (Violet) produced and performed in “I Am Woman” at 54 Below! Performers included Allie Trimm (Bye Bye Birdie, 13) and Brynn Williams (Bye Bye Birdie, 13, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang). Get more details HERE.
Get a first look at “The Tiger Rising,” with Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock), on Variety.com!
YBAN founder Lindsay had a wonderful time attending “Songs for St. Jude” at the Rockwell today, with lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni! Check out more photos on our sister site, Kids On Tour.
Alumni Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen) and Bella May Mordus (Make Believe, The Ferryman) will appear on a future episode of “Sesame Street”!
“Brahms: The Boy II,” with Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots), and “10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up,” with Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, The Sound of Music LIVE, Number the Stars), are out now! “Brahms: The Boy II” arrived nationwide, while “10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up” is playing in select theaters and VOD.
Watch a new music video for “Up” from Sing Street on EW.com!
Go see “The Goldfinch,” with alumni Ryan Foust (Make Believe, Mary Page Marlowe, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots), and Dylan Boyd (Finding Neverland)!
Also, watch “Tall Girl,” with Marco Schittone (Tuck Everlasting), out on Netflix now!
Check out pictures of Raigan Olivia Saunders-Newton taking her first bow with Waitress on BroadwayWorld.com!
“Family Reunion,” with alum Lexi Underwood (The Lion King), has been renewed for a second season! Find out more on Deadline.com.
You can see Eila Francis (Dream Street) performing in You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown at JCC MetroWest in New Jersey this December! Get more details HERE.
In other regional news, Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has been cast as Clara in Hunterdon Hills Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker! Congrats, Rachel! Get more information HERE.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and The Lion King!
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