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

“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

“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

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

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

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!

BLUE Cancelled, Petition to Make Apollo Theater a Broadway House, Brooklyn Nelson to Lead Workshop, and more!

While the upcoming production of Blue at the Apollo Theater has been cancelled, there is currently a petition to make the Apollo an official Broadway house! Get more details on

Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen, Matilda) will lead a dance and audition workshop and Q&A on June 11th with fellow Frozen actors Noah J. Ricketts and Donald Jones Jr., via The Broadway Star Project!

Check out Broadway Babysitters’ upcoming class schedule below, and register for their virtual classes HERE!

Amaya (The King and I, Annie), Adriana (The King and I), and Anika Braganza took part in the most recent “Plays In The House Teen Edition”!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music Live!), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), and Saige Chaseley!

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

Cabaret for a Cause FUN HOME Panel Announced to Benefit The Actors Fund, Monologue by Jamilah Rosemond About Racism and Police Brutality, and more!

Happy Birthday to Young Broadway Actors News founder Lindsay! We hope you had a great day!

Alumni from Fun Home will take part in a panel on Cabaret for a Cause’s Facebook page to benefit The Actors Fund, on June 10th at 6:30pm ET! Panelists will include Alessandra Baldacchino (Understudy – Broadway; Small Alison – National Tour), Henry Boshart (John – National Tour), Carly Gold (Small Alison – National Tour), Cole Grey (Christian – Broadway), Lennon Nate Hammond (John – National Tour), Noah Hinsdale (John – Original Off-Broadway Cast; Lucille Lortel Award Nominee), Noelle Hogan (Standby – National Tour), Sydney Lucas (Small Alison – Original Broadway & Off-Broadway Casts; Tony Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Drama Desk Award, & Outer Critics Circle Award Nominee; Obie Award & Theatre World Award Winner), Zell Steele Morrow (John – Original Broadway Cast), Pierson Salvador (Christian – National Tour), Jadyn Schwartz (Small Alison – National Tour), Luké Barbato Smith (Christian – National Tour), Sofia Trimarchi (Standby – National Tour), and Oscar Williams (Christian – Original Broadway Cast).

Watch this powerful monologue created by Jamilah Rosemond (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) about the state of racism and police brutality in this country:

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This is my truth!! I know every black person can pull out countless memories of when they weren’t treated equally in their own neighborhoods, schools, by their classmates, teachers, and even strangers. We have dealt with this our entire life. • I was drawn to create this monologue not just for my black brothers and sisters but for my white peers. Racism is taught in the environments we live in and conversations about racism needs to start in your very homes!!! We are the next generation of judges, lawyers, teachers, parents, cops, amongst other things. We have the power to make sure people don’t get away with brutal murders like of George Floyd’s, Breonna Taylor‘s, Ahmaud Albert‘s, and many others. We have the power to stop the pattern and we have the power to make sure we don’t go back to our normal ways after a week of protesting. No it won’t be easy and yes we have a long long way to come but we can really do this. For my white peers who have still remained silent, why do you choose to? Why do you feel inclined to “act” like you care instead of just actually wanting to help? Is it because you feel like speaking up will make your other white friends uncomfortable? Well, I encourage you to challenge them, spark up these uncomfortable conversations because discomfort stems growth. Growth from thinking it’s not you or their problem or that it doesn’t affect them. We need your help! • Like I stated in my piece, “acknowledge your privilege and entitlement…speak up, sign the petitions, donate, and join the protests because your silence is only fueling the violence.” • Racism will never end if we don’t end up on the same page. If you are saying well how do I talk to my friends and family about this? Please dm me, I have plenty of articles, books, podcasts, and movies you can use to help you. #blacklivesmatter #wearetired #enoughisenough

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And check out this picture from the kids of Trevor!

Kolette Tetlow Sings “God Bless America” with Girl Scouts of Greater New York, Bonale Fambrini Appears on Jim Caruso’s Pajama Cast Party, and more!

Watch Kolette Tetlow (Iowa) sing “God Bless America” with the Girl Scouts of Greater New York to pay tribute to Irving Berlin and the God Bless America Fund as we remember those who gave their lives for our freedom this Memorial Day, on Vimeo.

Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I) appeared on Jim Caruso’s Pajama Cast Party today!

Sam Poon (Sing Street, The King and I, Macbeth, Runaways) has a brand new single out called “A Manic Hello”! Listen HERE.

You have the next three days to watch the virtual reading of Do You Read Me? as part of “Plays In The House Teen Edition” from “Stars In The House”! The reading features Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess), Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Pedro Pan, “In The Heights” movie), and Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess). Watch HERE!

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

Anthony Rosenthal Guest Stars on Amazon Prime’s “Gravesend,” Noah Baird Guest Stars on Disney XD’s “Ducktales,” and more!

Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie) guest starred on the Amazon Prime series “Gravesend”!

Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live) guest starred on Disney XD’s “Ducktales”!

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) has booked a role on the new podcast series “Wordtastic”!

Everleigh Rottuno (Waitress) is now appearing in an ad for Plum!

Watch the full Dog Star Rescue telethon, featuring lots of former and current Broadway and Off-Broadway kids, here:

Also, watch Kids of the Arts’ full virtual showcase, also with several of our alumni, here:

“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) returned today with stars from Newsies, Waitress, and A Strange Loop! Get more details on

And check out this video from Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice), who is taking part in the #Hear1Sing1 campaign created by Harmony Helper!

“The Half of It” with Michael Nigro Now Streaming On Netflix, Maya Grace Fischbein Releases New Single, and more!

The Lucille Lortel Awards were announced tonight!

“The Half of It,” with Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), is now streaming on Netflix!

Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home) has a new single out called “24 Hours”!

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LINK IN BIO 💙 I am SOexcited to finally to share my first single/song ever “24 Hours”. I co-wrote this beautiful song with my Dad and some very talented friends @scottymacband @bryankary “24 HOURS” is very close to my heart ♥️ and was brought to life in my home during this crazy quarantine 😄 The lyrics are inspired by some tough life experiences I went through and how I am trying to rise up and find a positive message. I hope “24 Hours” finds your heart and helps you through any tough times you are experiencing. We can all rise up and get through it! Music heals the heart and soul ♥️🙏🏻🎶 Link in BIO to hear the whole song #dontletasecondslipaway #24hours #musicislove #singer #songwriter #riseup

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Julia Morgan (Anastasia) live-streamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

Kids from Frozen, The Lion King, Once, and more took part in Kids of the Arts’ virtual showcase today!

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