THE FERRYMAN Recoups Investment, Promotional Photos of THE LION KING Film with Shahadi Wright Joseph, and more!

Congrats to The Ferryman, which recouped its investment just before closing!

The film remake of “The Lion King” hits theaters in 11 days! Check out Broadway alum Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in these new promotional photos:

Videos from the most recent “(YOUNG)” are now up on YouTube! Check them out HERE.

Victoria Collett (Waitress) has been added to Kids of the Arts’ A Little Princess, playing in New York City this August! Get tickets HERE.

Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) is playing Princess Winnifred in Once Upon A Mattress in Calabasas, CA, from July 19-21! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Ladyship and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!





THE FERRYMAN Closes on Broadway, Mattea Conforti on “NOS4A2” Tonight, and more!

Happy Trails to the company of The Ferryman! Congrats on a great run; we can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

Tonight, Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) will appear on “NOS4A2” at 10pm on AMC!

Victoria Collett (Waitress) can be seen in a recurring role on “City on a Hill,” produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon!

Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay got to hang out with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and her mom Joanne in Los Angeles today, fresh off of filming Season 8 of “Dance Moms”! We can’t wait to see all that’s in store for the both of them. Thanks for the fun day!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, Waitress, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!






BroadwayWorld Features THE FERRYMAN Babies, Families, and Casting Directors; Ruth Bader Ginsburg at WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME; and more!

BroadwayWorld spoke with the families of the Bobby Carney babies from The Ferryman, as well as the show’s casting directors for the babies! Read HERE.

Earlier this month, Thursday Williams performed What the Constitution Means to Me for Ruth Bader Ginsburg! Read about the entire evening on Slate.com.

“Mrs. Cho,” a new short film with Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess), will play at three film festivals later this year! Get more details:

And here are pictures from the kids of All My Sons and “Switched” at 54 Below!






Noelle White Joins THE FERRYMAN as Bobby Carney, Broadway Kids and Alumni to Take Part in BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE, and more!

Congrats to Noelle White, who recently made her Broadway debut as Bobby Carney in The Ferryman! Plus, check out pictures of the show’s company celebrating their Tony wins with the babies, the bunnies, and more on TheaterMania.com!

Current and former Broadway kids Zell Steele Morrow (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie, Fun Home), Cole Grey (Fun Home), Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Jack Pravda (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Connor Mills (Kinky Boots), Cooper Lantz (Kinky Boots), and Eric A. Walker Jr. (Kinky Boots) will take part in Broadway Sings for Pride on June 24th! Check out our press release from earlier today.

Get a first look at Atlantic Theater Company’s The Secret Life of Bees on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s a first look at “The Goldfinch,” a new film with Ryan Foust (Make Believe, Mary Page Marlowe, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Ferryman and Make Believe!

Photo Credit: Carly Gold

Photo Credit: Carly Gold

Photo Credit: Carly Gold




THE FERRYMAN and BEETLEJUICE Win Drama Desk Awards, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Announces National Tour, and more!

Congratulations to The Ferryman and Beetlejuice, which took home Drama Desk Awards last night! Check out the full list of winners and nominees on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Tom Glynn-Carney for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Sam Mendes for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Set Design for a Musical – David Korins for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Sound Design in a Play – Nick Powell for The Ferryman

What the Constitution Means to Me is launching a national tour! Get more details on Playbill.com and be sure to follow our sister site Kids on Tour for upcoming news.

Sarah Silverman’s The Bedwetter will make its world premiere at Atlantic Theater Company! Find out more on Broadway.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, Frozen, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!

Photo Credit: Broadway.com







BEETLEJUICE Cast Album Available for Pre-Order, THE FERRYMAN Babies and Backstage Life Featured on NBC New York and American Theatre, and more!

You can now pre-order the cast album of Beetlejuice, scheduled to arrive June 7th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com, and check out a profile of Sophia Anne Caruso in Paper Magazine!

NBC New York spotlighted the babies of The Ferryman and their families! There’s also a backstage peek at the show available on AmericanTheatre.org.

What the Constitution Means to Me is teaming up with The Mayor’s Fund to bring more students to the show! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tomorrow, Cayen Martin (The Lion King) will take part in “I Cancer Vive” in Chicago!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) has been cast as Sarah Crewe in Kids of the Arts’ production of A Little Princess!

YBAN founder Lindsay hung out with the kids of Once On This Island, Matilda, and more at (YOUNG) this weekend! Check out photos below:

THE FERRYMAN Receives Drama League Award, Nicholas Barasch Performs the Music of Ben Caplan at 54 Below Tonight, and more!

Congratulations to The Ferryman, which received a Drama League Award today for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play!

Tonight, Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) is singing the music of Ben Caplan at 54 Below! Get more details HERE.

Alexandra Vlachos (Matilda) has joined the lineup of the “Shine for the Spines” benefit tomorrow at 7pm in Riverhead, NY!

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Casting announcement: We are thrilled to have @alexandravlachos performing at the Vail-Leavitt this weekend! Alexandra Vlachos is delighted to be a part of this special event and is honored to unite with these talented performers to support Thea and others affected by scoliosis. She is an actor, dancer and singer from Long Island who got her start on the Gateway stage where she met Thea and many other amazing friends. Broadway: Matilda the Musical (Matilda) Regional: A Christmas Story (Ester Jane). Numerous other community theater credits including Legally Blonde (Elle Woods), Beauty and the Beast (Chip) and Clara’s Dream The Nutcracker (Clara) for the American Dance Theater of Long Island. Various voiceovers, television and other professional recordings. Alexandra is grateful for the love and support of her family and friends who support her dreams and passion for the arts. She feels inspired by Thea’s journey and is proud to be a part of this important benefit.

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





Outer Critics Circle Awards Announced, Kaylin Hedges and Julia Morgan to Play Matilda at Random Farms Kids’ Theater, and more!

Congratulations to The Ferryman, All My Sons, and Beetlejuice on winning Outer Critics Circle Awards today! Get the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding New Broadway Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – All My Sons
  • Outstanding Director of a Play (The Lucille Lortel Award) – Sam Mendes for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) – David Korins for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Benjamin Walker for All My Sons

This summer, you can see Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle: The Musical) and Julia Morgan (Anastasia) playing the title role in Matilda with Random Farms Kids’ Theater! Julia is in Cast B and Kaylin is in Cast D. Get tickets HERE!

Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) is performing in Camp Rolling Hills in Hoboken, NJ, this month!

Check out cast members from Dear Evan Hansen performing at Stars in the Alley!

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) teaches her mom a new dance move ahead of the “Dance Moms” season premiere in this video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Stars in the Alley, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!


Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Andrew Barth Feldman’s Birthday, Haven Alexander and Aliya “Jo” Ramey to Join THE LION KING, and more!

Happy birthday to Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! We hope you had a great day!

Please welcome Haven Alexander and Aliya “Jo” Ramey to The Lion King! They will both make their Broadway debuts in the show this week.

The Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nominees have been announced! Check out the full list on Broadway.com. You have until Sunday to cast your vote!

  • Favorite New Musical – Beetlejuice
  • Favorite New Play – The Ferryman
  • Favorite Play Revival – All My Sons
  • Favorite Long-Running Show – Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Long-Running Show – Waitress
  • Favorite Tour – Anastasia, currently starring Broadway alum Delilah Rose Pellow
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical – Alex Brightman for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical – Sophia Anne Caruso for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Play – Paddy Considine for The Ferryman
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Play – Annette Bening for All My Sons
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Play – Laura Donnelly for The Ferryman
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Musical – Kerry Butler for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Play – Jenni Barber for All My Sons
  • Favorite Funny Performance – Alex Brightman for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Funny Performance – Leslie Kritzer for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female) – Sophia Anne Caruso for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Alex Boniello for Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Gavin Creel for Waitress
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Andrew Barth Feldman for Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Jeremy Jordan for Waitress
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Sky Lakota-Lynch for Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Replacement (Female) – Shoshana Bean for Waitress
  • Favorite Replacement (Female) – Mallory Bechtel for Dear Evan Hansen

The upcoming West Side Story movie remake now has a release date! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Thursday Williams chatted with NBC New York about What the Constitution Means to Me! Watch HERE.

Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) is appearing in a commercial for Friendly’s!

Tina is holding an open call for the role of Young Tina Turner! Check out this flyer for details:

Congratulations to “After Forever,” featuring Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular), which won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Digital Drama Series!

Laurissa Romain (South Pacific) has been cast in the upcoming film “Son of the South”!

And check out this photo of celebrities visiting What the Constitution Means to Me!

Photo Credit: People Magazine

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 BroadwayWorld.com.

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 Broadway.com.

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!