Happy birthday to Zoe Wilson (Eco Village)! We hope you had a great day, Zoe!
Tonight, Back to Before returns to 54 Below for a night of music with former Broadway kids now all grown up! Get tickets and more details HERE.
Equity Principal Auditions are being held on February 6th for potential replacements for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! Get the audition information on Backstage.com and advice for attending EPAs as a non-Equity actor on ActorAesthetic.com.
Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) has created a new short film called “Superfreak,” starring Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)! Follow @SuperfreakFilm on Instagram for more news.
You will soon be able to license Frozen Jr. to perform at your school, community theater, camp, and more! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Eco Village, and more, including photos from the closing night of School of Rock and photos of YBAN founder Lindsay at Dave & Buster’s in Times Square with some Broadway and tour alumni!
Alumni of School of Rock will take the stage after the show’s final performance on Sunday for a jam session! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.
Kids from School of Rock, Matilda, and more are teaming up with former Broadway kids who are now all grown up to perform at 54 Below when “Now & Then” returns in February! Get more information, including the lineup, on 54Below.com.
Keaton Whittaker (A Little Night Music) wrote an article for The Ensemblist blog about life after her Broadway debut! Read it HERE.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, and Frozen!
We now have more videos from Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) performing “Lifeboat”:
Check out Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) singing “Hold Me Now” and accompanying herself on guitar:
Several of our alumni are slated to guest star on two different episodes of “Sesame Street”! One of them will feature Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Eduardo Hernandez (Really Rosie, On Your Feet), and Tori Feinstein (Matilda), along with tour kid Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour). The other will feature Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) and Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock). Find out more below!
Happy birthday to Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! We hope you had a great day, Jaden!
The Golden Globes nominations came out today! Congratulations to “The Greatest Showman,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Emerson Tate Alexander (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Sawyer Niehaus (Fun Home), Rocco Wu (The King and I), and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda); “Stranger Things,” featuring Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert); “The Post,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); “This Is Us” and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” both featuring Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King); and “Big Little Lies,” featuring Iain Armitage. Check out the full list of nominations on CNN.com!
Watch Laurel Griggs (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Once) and Violet Tinnirello (Chasing Rainbows workshop) on last weekend’s “Saturday Night Live”!
Check out the trailer for “The Post,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street)!
Also, here’s a sneak peek at “The Greatest Showman,” also featuring Austyn!
Have you downloaded the Broadway Star Project holiday album yet? It features alumni Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Madeleine Pace (Once), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Merin McCallum (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Blake Devin Sheridan (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King). Find out more:
YBAN’s Lindsay talked to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) ahead of tonight’s premiere of his new CBS show “Me, Myself & I” and the release of his new film “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women”! Read the interview HERE.
Devin Trey Campbell will depart Kinky Boots on October 22nd! Go see him before then if you can!
The Sunday in the Park with George cast recording is coming at the end of this month! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Cabaret for a Cause performed tonight at the Metropolitan Room! For more information, visit CabaretForACause.us.
Congrats to Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), who recently took part in a reading of Amanda Peet’s new play Our Very Own Carlin McCullough as part of MCC Theater’s 2017 PlayLabs readings! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.
Check out pictures from TheaterMania’s block party, including photos from Lianah Sta. Ana‘s (Miss Saigon) performance, on TheaterMania.com!
Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) will recur on “Chicago PD”! Congrats, Bobbi!
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