Broadway and Off-Broadway Alumni in A SIMPLER TIME on Tomorrow’s “Plays In The House: Teen Edition,” Sami Bray Organizing Benefit for COVID-19 Relief and St. Jude’s, and more!

Tomorrow, six Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni will perform online in A Simpler Time as part of “Plays In The House: Teen Edition”! The lineup includes Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons), Adriana Braganza (The King and I), Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), Juli Rudetsky-Wesley (Unbroken Circle), Charlie Tassone (Frozen), and Jonah Verdon (Disaster!). Watch the livestream HERE tomorrow, also hosted by Juli Rudetsky-Wesley (Unbroken Circle)!

Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984) is organizing a concert to benefit both The Actors Fund’s COVID-19 relief resources and St. Jude’s Hospital! The concert will be held on August 2nd. More details to come!

Emily Zimmerman (The Bedwetter) will take part in a benefit concert for Chicago’s theaters on August 9th! Get more details on ChicagoPlays.com.

Congratulations to Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands), who has booked a new movie called “Mongoose,” coming to Amazon Prime in November!

Watch this virtual cover of “Castle on a Cloud” with the actors who portrayed Little Cosette in the most recent Broadway revival of Les Miserables!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Flying Over Sunset, The Lion King, and Caroline, Or Change!





“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been” Live Streams on 54 Below’s YouTube, Broadway Kids Create Earth Day Music Video for Broadway Green Alliance, and more!

Continuing our look back at the past ten years, today check out “Stranger Things” star Gaten Matarazzo performing at the 2014 Tony Awards with his castmates from the Broadway revival of Les Miserables! #YoungBway10

“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been” live-streamed earlier today on 54 Below’s YouTube page, and featured alumni Emerson Steele (Violet) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story)! Tune in for future live-streamed concerts HERE.

Kids from Fun Home, Caroline, Or Change, and more took part in an Earth Day-themed music video for Broadway Green Alliance! Find out more and watch the video on Playbill.com.

Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) live-streamed a concert from his home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier today!

In case you missed it, here’s Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) and her Mrs. Doubtfire castmates on “Stars In The House”:

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Caroline Basu (School of Rock) and Emily Zimmerman (The Bedwetter)!

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

Mark Aguirre’s Birthday, Broadway to Remain Closed through June 7 and BEETLEJUICE Officially Closed, WHISPER HOUSE Cancels Off-Broadway Run at 59E59, and more

Happy belated birthday to Mark Aguirre (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Mark!

Broadway will remain closed through June 7th due to coronavirus. Find out more on Broadway.com.

This means that Beetlejuice has officially played its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre. Producers are still considering a move to another theater, but final decisions won’t be made until Broadway reopens. Happy Trails to Presley Ryan and the company of Beetlejuice; we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

For now, you can go inside a typical day at Beetlejuice with Presley, courtesy of Inside Edition! Presley also got a shout-out recently in New York Magazine.

Unfortunately, the Off-Broadway production of Whisper House at 59E59 Theaters has also been canceled. To Wyatt Cirbus and the rest of the team, we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Take a look at footage from their final dress rehearsal:

And see what the cast had to say about working on this production on ExtendedPlay.TheCivilians.org!

The Drama Desk Awards have announced that they are going online and will remain on schedule. Get more information on Playbill.com.

Continuing our walk down memory lane, 2014 at Young Broadway Actor News saw productions of Violet and Les Miserables, as well as plays like Act One and Mothers and Sons!

In 2015, we had a jam-packed year, including welcoming Fun Home, School of Rock, Finding Neverland, and the recent revival of The King and I to Broadway!

In 2016, new shows like Waitress, Tuck Everlasting, and A Bronx Tale debuted, and Falsettos returned to Broadway!

Check back here tomorrow to find out the guests who will join our special 10th anniversary concert! #YoungBway10

Tonight, watch Caroline Basu (School of Rock) guest star on “Grey’s Anatomy”!

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It’s finally here!! Make sure to watch @greysabc this Thursday 4/9 @ 9EST/8CST to see me in the season finale! I feel so lucky to have gotten to film this amazing episode (directed by the fabulous @deborahmpratt ) right before Grey’s shut down production because of the coronavirus. 🦠 Thank you to @take3talent and @natashamatallanamarken for making this possible and to @shondarhimes and @therealdebbieallen for having me. It was such an honor to get to act with my TV dad @raoulbhaneja and @deedeemagnohallofficial and to meet @camillaluddington @richardfloodofficial and @ijessewilliams who were all so nice and welcoming. And, lastly, thanks to @legacyeffects for making a fake me. #greysanatomy #daya #seasonfinale #take3talent #abc

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Victoria Collett (Waitress) will recur on the latest season of “The Last O.G.,” which began earlier this week!

The Broadway production of Frozen is taking more video submissions from members of Actors’ Equity. Get more details HERE. If you are not a union member, you can submit for Young Anna and Young Elsa HERE.

The cast of Mrs. Doubtfire got together virtually on their original opening night date for a digital run-through of the show and a “faux-pening” celebration!

And they weren’t the only ones–the cast of Caroline, Or Change also held a virtual opening night party on their originally-scheduled opening night:

Check out new episodes of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor) below and on BroadwayWorld.com! One episode features Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Addison Valentino, and Daniel Dunlow; the other includes Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), Lily Brooks O’Briant, and Alexa Lasanta.

Also, Joshua Turchin will chat with Camp Broadway about his career so far, this Friday!

Here’s the schedule of online classes from Broadway Babysitters this week!

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni including Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen), Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter, Kris Kringle), and Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) took part in Shine Theatre Arts Project’s recent virtual cabaret! Watch here:

Check out “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and the Evan Hansens of Broadway, the U.S. national tour, and the West End on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Bedwetter, Trevor, Whisper House, Flying Over Sunset, and Tina!




LIBERTY Opening Night, THE GOLD Casting Announced for NYMF, and more!

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Happy opening to the cast of Liberty!

Congratulations to Stephanie Ticas (How the Grinch Stole Christmas tour), Graydon Peter Yosowitz (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown), and Mckay Kjar, who have joined the cast of The Gold at the New York Musical Festival this summer! Get more details about the show on BroadwayWorld.com.

On Wednesday, Anthony Pierini (Mary Poppins, Big Fish) will appear on “Royal Pains” again at 9/8c! Find out more on IMDb.com.

Happy Fourth of July, everyone! Celebrate by watching the cast of On Your Feet perform during “A Capitol Fourth” HERE.

Here’s Abigail Dylan Harrison (Ruthless!) singing “The Climb” at 54 Below!

Check out these videos from Kids of the Arts’ Love is Love event! Here’s Christie Kim (The King and I) singing “No One Is Alone” from Into the Woods; Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) singing “What A Wonderful World”; and video highlights from the show.

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) recently performed in a staged reading of The Great Blueness, a new musical, in the New York Stage and Film Festival at Vassar College. Check out pictures below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Matilda, The Lion King, New York Spectacular, and School of Rock!


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Christie Kim’s Birthday, MATILDA and THE KING AND I Cast Departures, and more!

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Happy birthday to Christie Kim (The King and I)! We hope you had a great day, Christie!

Happy Trails to Alexandra Vlachos, who finished her run as the title role in Matilda last night! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Ali!

Happy Trails as well to Lynn Masako Cheng and Adriana Braganza, who played their final performance as Royal Children in The King and I today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

The Lucille Lortel Awards are tonight! Break a leg to Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!), who is nominated!

Lilyana Cornell will return to Les Miserables soon for 2 weeks! More details to come.

Tunes in Times Square was today, featuring a lot of young Broadway talent! Find out more about the event HERE.

Over the weekend at School of Rock, Gavin Kim and Jersey Sullivan debuted as Zack and Hayden Wall (Soul Doctor) played Mason! Congrats to all! Check out their pictures from this weekend below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Matilda, Fun Home, Waitress, and She Loves Me!


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WAITRESS Opening Night, Aviva Winick Joins the Company of MATILDA, and more!

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Happy opening to the company of Waitress! Congratulations to Claire and McKenna Keane and everyone else involved!

Congratulations to Aviva Winick (The Sound of Music tour, Grinch tour), who made her Broadway debut as the title role in Matilda today! Get more information in KOTA’s post:

“Little Boxes” is coming to Netflix! Congrats to Oona Laurence (Matilda), Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), and Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Kinky Boots, Waiting for Godot), who are all featured in it. Get more information on Variety.com.

Lots of Broadway kids will be performing at Tunes in Times Square on May 1st! Get more information on MagicalMusic.org.

Get discount tickets to School of Rock for this Tuesday night! Check out the Instagram post below for the discount code and more information:

Congratulations to Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), who has booked a lead role in a feature film! Find out more below:

Check out these video highlights from Waitress!

Here’s video of Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) performing “Ring of Keys” after a performance of Disaster!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, On Your Feet, and School of Rock!


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MATILDA and LES MIS kids Make Their Debuts, Emily Rosenfeld’s Birthday, and more!

Happy Birthday to Emily Rosenfeld (New York Spring Spectacular, Annie) who turns 11 today! Hope you had a wonderful day!

The new Matilda and Les Miserables kids make their debut this week! Who are the Matilda kids, you ask? They are Noah Baird (A Christmas Story tour), Beada Briglia (A Christmas Story tour), Cole Alex Edelstein, Grace Matwijec (Mother Jones, White Christmas tour), Jack Mullen (Beauty and the Beast tour), GiaNina Paolantonio, and David Rosenthal! Congratulations, everyone! Special wishes to them on their Matilda debuts and special wishes to Eleanor Koski, Athan Sporek, Sam Chuck, and Fabi Aguirre who debut in Les Miserables this week!

Finding Neverland posted new rehearsal footage! Take a look below:

Promo footage from Fish in the Dark is now online! Watch it at TheatreMania.com.

Broadway.com went backstage at Matilda and took some great pictures! View them HERE.

The King and I highlighted Ian Saraceni today! Take a look at his feature at the King and I FB fan page.

Timothy TV Cao (Matilda) will be part of the brand new song from the upcoming “Frozen” short! Get a sneak peek at BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are more pictures from the kids of Les Miserables, The Lion King, King and I, New York Spring Spectacular, Matilda, Fun Home, The Nether, and Kinky Boots!


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New LES MIS Kids Announced, Isabela Moner in “Splitting Adam”, and more!

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The newest Les Miserables kids have been announced! Lilyana Cornell has already joined the cast in the ensemble, but will move up to Young Cosette/Young Eponine starting March 3rd. Also starting on March 3rd is Fabi Aguirre (Little Cosette/Young Eponine) of Miami, Florida; Sam Chuck (Petit Gervais/Gavroche) of Mahwah, New Jersey; Eleanor Koski (Ensemble) of Memphis, Tennessee; and Athan Sporek (Petit Gervais, Gavroche) of Brooklyn, New York. Congratulations, everyone! All current OBC Les Mis kids will play their final performance on March 1st. Below, you’ll find a video of Fabi Aguirre singing “Naughty” from Matilda!

We now have a premiere date for “Splitting Adam”, the upcoming made-for-TV Nickelodeon movie feat. Isabela Moner (Evita)! Tune in on February 16th (this upcoming Monday) at 7pm.

Special ticket offers are available for Les Miserables and New York Spring Spectacular. Click on the show titles to get more info! Additionally, rush tickets for Matilda are available through this Friday!

Presley Ryan and Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess) have formed a new girl group named The Hype Girlz and they have their brand new single! Listen to and watch “Stand Up” below:

Annie is now available for pre-order on DVD and Blu-Ray! The movie will be released on March 17th.

And here are more pictures from the kids of Matilda, The Lion King, and The King and I!


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DOCTOR ZHIVAGO Photo Coverage, MOTOWN Audition Notice, and more!

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Doctor Zhivago met some more press! Check out the photo coverage on BroadwayWorld.com!

A Class Act NY posted Telsey & Company’s audition notice for Motown! Get more information in the Facebook post below:

 


We want to wish Lilyana Cornell “break a leg”–she begins performances in Les Miserables this week!

Congratulations to Aidan Gemme (Finding Neverland) on his IRNE Award nomination for his performance in Finding Neverland at ART! Check out all the nominations below:

 

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables) will appear on “The Blacklist” on February 19! Make sure to tune in!

Check out this video of Brooklyn Shuck (Matilda) and Zachary Unger (Newsies) performing a parody of “It Takes Two” from Into the Woods at the book launch for Jack & Louisa!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Annie, Doctor Zhivago, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, Matilda, Newsies, The Audience, The King and I, and Verite!

 

 

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DOCTOR ZHIVAGO and FUN HOME Meet the Press, Jillian Lebling on “The Blacklist”, and more!

The company of Doctor Zhivago held a press event today and all four kids are on hand! You can take a look at all the photo coverage at Playbill.com, Broadway.com, and TheatreMania.com.

Additionally, the company of Fun Home did a photoshoot for their show and the pictures have been released! Take a look at those at BroadwayWorld.com and Broadway.com.

Jillian Lebling (Once) appeared on “The Blacklist” last week and her episode is now online! Watch it below. She appears at 17:16-19:12 and 30:02-31:33:

Last night was the special Les Miserables concert at 54 Below. Gaten Matarazzo has posted pictures from the even at his FB page. Additionally, please enjoy Gaten and Joshua Colley singing “All for the Best” from Godspell!

Sawyer Nunes (Finding Neverland) has a new gaming channel on YouTube called HogBlog! They posted another installment over the weekend, this time around they’re playing “Outlast”. Watch and subscribe!

And here are pictures from the kids of Les Miserables, The Lion King, and The Audience!


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