“Thankful” Concert Hosted by Winter Donnelly and Zoe Glick Tonight, Analise Scarpaci Books Voiceover, and more!

“Thankful,” a benefit concert hosted by Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) and Zoe Glick (The Bedwetter, Unknown Soldier, Frozen) and featuring lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni, performed tonight! Watch HERE or below:

Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story) booked a voiceover this week!

Watch the entire BroadwayWorld Town Hall from earlier this week with young actors from Trevor, Sing Street, and more!

Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) wants you to get involved with The Sugarplum Sled this holiday season!

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) stopped by “The Love of Acting” on YouTube to discuss The Perfect Fit!

Check out these videos from the kids of Trevor and The Bedwetter!

Finally, check out the cast of Madison Square Garden’s production of A Christmas Carol, starring Tim Curry, performing during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

BroadwayWorld Holds Town Hall with Young Actors Today, Alumni Cast in New Works Virtual Festival, and more!

BroadwayWorld held a town hall on their Facebook page earlier today with young actors from Sing Street, Trevor, and more! Get more details about the event, still available to watch on their Facebook page, from BroadwayWorld.com.

Several Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni will appear in streamed readings as part of the New Works Virtual Festival, to benefit The Actors Fund! Those set to perform include Olivia Coronel (On Your Feet), Mateo Lizcano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, A Little Princess), Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Connor Mills (Kinky Boots), and Brynn Williams (Bye Bye Birdie, 13, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang). Get more details about the festival on BroadwayWorld.com!

Off-Broadway alumni Jamieson O’Brien (A Little Princess) and Jordan O’Brien (A Little Princess) have been cast in Pipe Dream Theatre’s “Three Ghosts,” a musical podcast inspired by A Christmas Carol!

Madalen Mills (School of Rock) stopped by “The Kelly Clarkson Show” to promote her new movie “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey”!

“Super Cool,” a new film with Off-Broadway alum Will Meyers (Generation Me), is arriving in movie theaters in Europe on December 4th! Other release dates are TBA.

Walter Russell III (The Lion King) streamed a new episode of “The PAW-cast” tonight, featuring special guest Jaden Jordan (The Lion King, Kinky Boots)!

Here are more details about Layla Capers’ (The Lion King, School of Rock) upcoming holiday concert, happening December 11th at 7pm EST!

Finally, watch the cast of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang perform “Toots Sweet” during the 2005 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

“Dash & Lily” with Laila Drew and Trevor Braun Coming To Netflix, Duke Cutler Cast in “On The Verge,” and more!

Here’s the trailer for “Dash & Lily,” an upcoming Netflix series with appearances by Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Laila Drew (Generation Me) and Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid)!

Duke Cutler (School of Rock) has been cast in another upcoming Netflix series, “On The Verge”!

Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story) will stop by the Soup Troupe Online on October 10th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

You can watch Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) perform a song from the new musical The Clearwaterrs as part of New York Theatre Barn’s next livestream on October 28th! Find out more on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Trevor!





Duke Cutler Voices Title Role in Cartoon Network’s “The Amazing World of Gumball,” Trailers for WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME and “Jingle Jangle” with Madalen Yarbrough Mills, and more!

Congratulations to Duke Cutler (School of Rock), who is the new voice of Gumball in Cartoon Network’s “The Amazing World of Gumball”! His first episode airs tonight!

Here’s the trailer for What the Constitution Means to Me, coming soon to Amazon Prime!

Here’s the full trailer for “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey,” starring Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock)!

Check out Disney Channel’s music video for “Halloween House Party,” featuring Elie Samouhi (A Christmas Story Live), Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music Live), and Ramon Reed (The Lion King)!

Antonio J. Watson (Tina, This Ain’t No Disco) has joined the lineup for the next “Voices To End Hunger” cabaret on October 30th, live on Facebook!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, and more!





Luke Naphat’s Birthday, First Trailer for New Anthology Series “Social Distance,” and more!

Happy birthday to Luke Naphat (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Luke!

Here’s the first trailer for “Social Distance,” a new anthology series with alumni from Matilda, The Lion King, and more!

The newest episode of “The PAW-cast,” hosted by Walter Russell III (The Lion King), aired earlier tonight on Walter’s Instagram Live! It featured special guest Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) and is still available to watch on Walter’s Instagram!

Check out the latest episode of the “Take A Bow” podcast, hosted by Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), featuring child guardian Vanessa Brown, on the Broadway Podcast Network!

Here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Sing Street, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and more!






Finally, here’s a #ThrowbackThursday in honor of the start of spooky season! Did you know that Kimberly J. Brown performed in three Broadway shows before the age of nine, before she played Marnie in Disney Channel’s Halloweentown movies? Her Broadway credits include Les Miserables, Show Boat, and John Guare’s Four Baboons Adoring the Sun. Head over to Disney+ now to stream the Halloween classics!

Kylie Liya Page, Will Meyers, Niles Fitch, and Ava DeMary Cast in “Social Distance”; “Josie & Jack” with Cate Elefante Now Available on iTunes and Amazon; and more!

Kylie Liya Page

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Kylie Liya Page (Les Miserables), Will Meyers (Generation Me), Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho), and Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot) have been cast in Netflix’s anthology series “Social Distance”! Get more details and a full cast list on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Josie & Jack,” a new feature film with Cate Elefante (Waitress) as Young Josie, is now available on iTunes and Amazon!

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My feature film debut is now available on digital and on demand! It was such a thrill to play a small part in @josieandjackfilm. Young Josie and Young Jack meet right in the beginning of the movie ❤️ FYI it is NOT a film that is appropriate for us kiddos. My mom let me watch the scene I was in and that’s it!! So very exciting!! Congrats to @sarahmlancaster for her beautiful directorial debut and for entrusting me to be your Young Josie ❤️ #JosieAndJackFilm #FeatureFilm #FeatureFilmDebut #YoungJosie @parksidetalent #AmazonPrimeVideo . . #Repost @josieandjackfilm with @get_repost ・・・ My directorial debut Josie & Jack @josieandjackfilm is out TODAY! Now avail @iTunes @amazon @fandango anywhere on demand in the US & Canada. Im so proud of this film and my ridiculously talented cast #billfichtner @alexneustaedter @princesssummerfall @annabaryshnikov #owencampbell @missnicholasgorham @emma_kikue #davidholmes @brendanhines and my Josie @olivia_dejonge for carrying it all. You are magic @kelly.braffet I couldn’t have done it without you! Thank you for trusting me with your gorgeous book. @quiverdistribution @tayloranddodge #itunes #amazon #femalefilmmakers

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Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King) and Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) have joined the lineup for “Voices to End Hunger,” a benefit concert for the Food Bank for New York City! Watch their performances and more at this link tomorrow and be sure to donate!

Here’s a clip of Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo) performing during a recent Rising Talent Magazine benefit concert for The Actors Fund!

And check out this picture from the kids of Trevor!

SING STREET Postpones Opening to 2021-2022 Season, “Secrets of Sulphur Springs” with Kyliegh Curran Coming to Disney Channel in 2021, and more!

Sing Street has pushed back their opening date to the 2021-2022 Broadway season. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Secrets of Sulphur Springs,” a new series with Kyliegh Curran (The Lion King), will premiere on Disney Channel in 2021!

In case you missed it, here’s the entire “Ghostlight Concert,” produced by Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Bedwetter and The Lion King!




Ghostlight Concert and “Broadway Whodunit?” Tonight, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Benefit for Operation Backpack Tomorrow, and more!

The Ghostlight Concert, produced by Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984) to raise money for St. Jude’s Hospital and The Actors Fund’s COVID-19 relief efforts, took place earlier tonight with lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni! Watch HERE.

Also earlier tonight was “Broadway Whodunit?” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story, The Lion King), and more! Get more details HERE.

Tomorrow, join the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for a night of trivia to benefit Operation Backpack!

And check out this picture from the kids of The Lion King!

“John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch,” “Little Fires Everywhere,” and More Nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards; New Episode of “The Early Night Show”; and more!

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!

And here are pictures from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Flying Over Sunset, and The Lion King!






PETER PAN LIVE Streaming Free This Weekend, Beginning of Virtual Graduation Lineup Announced, and more!

Peter Pan Live

Peter Pan Live is streaming for free this weekend! Get more details on how to watch on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s a first look at the 2020 graduates participating in our virtual graduation concert – now only three days away! We can’t wait to celebrate with these seniors to benefit two incredible causes. Tune in to our YouTube channel on Friday!

Check out Broadway Babysitters’ class schedule for this week, and register for their classes HERE!

Yesterday we got to attend a virtual reading of You Have To Promise, a play by our very own staff member Audrey Lang, with alum Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), as part of Pride Plays! We can’t wait for more people to see this moving new play!

Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story) stopped by the brand new podcast “STOP TIME”! Listen HERE.

Voting has begun for the Top 5 of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage competition! You can vote for alumni Amanda Swickle (Tink!) and Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)–vote for Amanda HERE and for Robert HERE. In addition, Robert was interviewed by BroadwayWorld: read that article HERE.

Today, instead of “Broadway Jackbox,” Samantha Williams hosted “Black Theatre Matters,” a fundraiser for NAACP Empowerment Programs, featuring Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King)! Watch it HERE.

Jen Rudin is offering another free session for parents and their young actors this Wednesday (tomorrow)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Meliki Hurd (Matilda) is doing standup live on Instagram this Saturday!

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) was featured in Lifestyle Magazine Group!

Also, here’s the newest episode of Joshua’s “The Early Night Show,” featuring Ava Swinton, Jaden Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Autumn Capes!

Chinua Baraka Payne (Caroline, Or Change, The Lion King) took part in a reading of Don’t Call Me Brother yesterday! You can still watch it now through Sunday, June 22nd, on JWHill Productions LLC’s YouTube channel.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor and The Lion King!




Did you see our feature on Harmony Helper? If not, click HERE to see how Harmony Helper is making virtual rehearsals easier for every performer in this time of social distancing!