Mikee Castillo Joins THE LION KING National Tour, Sumaya Bouhbal to Appear on “Law & Order: SVU,” and more!

Broadway alum Mikee Castillo (The Lion King) has stepped into the national tour of The Lion King, reprising her role as Young Nala for a limited run!

Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways) will guest star on “Law & Order: SVU”! More details (including air date) to come.

Cate Elefante (Waitress) and Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo) have booked an episode of “Sesame Street”!

Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris) is appearing in an advertisement for Optimum!

Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie) has been cast in a developmental lab of The Remarkable Journey of Tianguo!

Delaney Quinn (Waitress) appears in this new video for Nick Jr.!

And check out this photo from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen!

MEDEA Begins Previews at Brooklyn Academy of Music, TREVOR Holding Open Call, and more!

Happy first preview to the company of Medea at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)! Break a leg, everyone!

Trevor is holding an open call for actors/actresses ages 12-16 both online and in NYC! Get more details here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Frozen, The Inheritance, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea, and Dear Evan Hansen!

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Zoe Glick Cast in UNKNOWN SOLDIER at Playwrights Horizons, Best Broadway Plays and Musicals of the Decade Lists from TheaterMania, and more!

Zoe Glick (Frozen) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons! Read the full cast announcement HERE.

Congrats to Waitress, Once, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway musicals of the decade list; and to What the Constitution Means to Me, The Ferryman, and The Inheritance, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway plays of the decade list!

Also, congratulations to Kinky Boots and The Lion King, which are both among the highest-grossing Broadway shows of the decade! Check out the full list on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sing Street, A Christmas Carol, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress, as well as Young Broadway Actor News’ Top 9 Instagram posts of 2019!









Makayla Joy Connolly Featured in The Times of Huntington-Northport, Ava Briglia Voices Sneak Peek of “Diana: Princess of the Amazons” Graphic Novel, and more!

Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) chatted with The Times of Huntington-Northport!

Ava Briglia (Anatomy of a Suicide, The Ferryman, School of Rock, Matilda) is the voice of this sneak peek of DC Comics’ newest graphic novel, Diana: Princess of the Amazons!

Check out this article about how Presley Ryan’s TikToks have turned Beetlejuice into one of Broadway’s hottest shows!

Make Believe, which played Off-Broadway earlier this year at Second Stage Theater, is among The Wrap’s 10 Best New York Theater Productions of 2019!

What the Constitution Means to Me and the Hollywood Bowl’s production of Into the Woods, with Broadway alum Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) as Jack, are among the Los Angeles Times’ Best Theater of 2019!

And here are pictures from the kids of A Christmas Carol, Dear Evan Hansen, and Frozen!




“Fast & Furious: Spy Racers” with Theme Song Sung by Shaylin Becton on Netflix Today, Altered Broadway and Off-Broadway Schedules for New Year’s Week, and more!

“Fast & Furious: Spy Racers” arrives on Netflix today, with a theme song featuring Shaylin Becton (The Lion King)!

Broadway and Off-Broadway shows will alter their schedules the week of December 30th through January 5th in honor of New Year’s! Please see our website for more information on our featured shows’ schedule changes.

The Inheritance is offering a special ticket deal! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The new Off-Broadway musical SuperYou is opening in Spring 2020 and they are seeking a young actress around age 10! Get audition information on Playbill.com and tips for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer on ActorAesthetic.com.

The Met Opera production of Porgy and Bess, with alum Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), will play on PBS in July! Find out more on Playbill.com.

The cast of Dear Evan Hansen performed on Tamron Hall last week! Watch below or on Broadway.com.

Check out this holiday greeting from every production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child around the globe!

And here are pictures from the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrating Christmas Eve and Christmas Day by performing, opening presents, and more!

“David Makes Man” with Nathaniel McIntyre and Teshi Thomas Renewed for Second Season, Broadway Star Project’s Holiday Playlist Tomorrow, and more!

“David Makes Man,” with Nathaniel McIntyre (The Lion King) and Teshi Thomas (The Lion King), has been renewed for a second season! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Get your tickets to see lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni in Broadway Star Project’s Holiday Playlist concert tomorrow!

Eila Francis (Dream Street) has been cast as Ti Moune in Once On This Island Jr. at JCC MetroWest in West Orange, NJ! Get more details HERE.

Get in the holiday spirit with the cast of Dear Evan Hansen on Playbill.com!

“Regulation,” a new short film with Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), is now streaming on Dust and YouTube! Watch it below:

Broadway alum Julian Silva (The Lion King) has booked another commercial!

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And here are pictures from the kids of Waitress!




Bryan Chan and Layla Capers Debut in THE LION KING, Fina Strazza Guest Stars on “Law & Order: SVU,” and more!

Happy birthday to YBAN’s graphic designer Lizzie! We hope you had a great day!

Congrats to Bryan Chan and Layla Capers (School of Rock), who make their debuts as Young Simba and Young Nala in The Lion King tonight! Break a leg!

Fina Strazza (Animal, Matilda) guest starred on last week’s episode of “Law & Order: SVU” (Update 11/20: She will appear on “Law & Order: SVU” on November 21st)!

Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) will play Elsa in Frozen Jr with Milton Theatre Company in December! Get tickets HERE.

Congrats to alum Sam Primack (Dear Evan Hansen), currently on tour with the show, who has now gone on for all of his tracks: Evan, Jared, and Connor!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, The Inheritance, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Begins Run, Mattea Conforti to Voice Young Elsa in “Frozen 2,” and more!

Congratulations to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which began its 2019 holiday run over the weekend!

Congrats as well to Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who will voice Young Elsa in the upcoming movie “Frozen 2”!

We have lots of photo and video coverage from the opening night of Tina! See the list below:

“Doctor Sleep,” with alum Kyliegh Curran (The Lion King), is out in theaters now!

Get your copy of this year’s “Carols For A Cure” CD, featuring the casts of Dear Evan Hansen, Beetlejuice, Waitress, Frozen, and more, from the Broadway Cares store!

Be on the lookout for Raigan Olivia Saunders-Newton (Waitress) in an ad for Dadi!

Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) appears in another music video for Acapop! KIDS, this time covering “Sunflower”! Watch below:

“Let It Snow,” a new Netflix film starring Isabela Merced (Evita), is now streaming!

And here are pictures from the kids of Forbidden Broadway, Tina, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and for all the women who thought they were Mad!

“Switched” at 54 Below on November 22, “A Time to Rock” at The Green Room 42 on November 9, and more!

Alumni including Audrey Bennett (Amelie, Frozen), Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), Katherine Leigh Doherty (Mary Poppins, A Little Night Music), Kathryn Faughnan (Mary Poppins), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street), Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie), Ellen Marlow (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), Keaton Whittaker (A Little Night Music), and Brynn Williams (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, In My Life, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 13, Bye Bye Birdie) will take part in “Switched” at 54 Below on November 22nd! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Kids from the Broadway and national tour casts of School of Rock will take part in “A Time to Rock” this Saturday, November 9th, at The Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE.

Willow McCarthy (The Ferryman, 1984, Matilda) and Carly Gold (The Ferryman) will host the “Bringing Broadway ‘To The Stage'” cabaret in January 2020!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, The Inheritance, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Forbidden Broadway!

PANAMA HATTIE Closes at York Theatre Company, Jacob Michael Laval Featured in US Chess, and more!

Happy Trails to Kylie Kuioka and the cast of Panama Hattie at York Theatre Company! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Kylie!

Did you know that Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo) likes to play chess? He’s currently featured in US Chess!

“Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), is now streaming on Apple TV+!

Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) has been cast in Noises Off in Demarest, NJ! Get tickets HERE.

Congratulations to Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies), who guest starred on “The Blacklist” this week!

Take a look at the Beetlejuice curtain call from Halloween night, when Presley Ryan went on as Lydia, as well as some highlights from the show’s Black & White Ball with TodayTix!

Congrats to Korinne Tetlow (The Traveling Lady, If Only), who just completed a workshop and industry performance of Once Upon A One More Time!

Mehret Marsh (Tina) has joined the lineup for “Rockers on Broadway,” happening on November 11th!

You can hear the voice of Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) in the series “The Paper Girls Show,” coming soon to Amazon!

Here’s a new Queen medley from Acapop! KIDS with Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King)!

The new Britney Spears musical Once Upon A One More Time is holding an EPA for all roles, including one for an 8-10 year old girl! Get audition information for day 1, day 2, and day 3, as well as advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer!

Andy Walken (A Christmas Story Live) guest starred on this week’s episode of “Modern Family”!

Congrats from Delaney Quinn (Waitress), who recently filmed a segment for “The View”! Here’s the full video:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Frozen, Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, for all the women who thought they were Mad, and more, including lots of pictures from the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrating Halloween!