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!
Today and yesterday, we are throwing it back both to the live telecasts we’ve seen over our ten-year history, and to the shows like The Addams Family, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Elf, and The Scottsboro Boys, all of which Young Broadway Actor News covered in 2010, its first year of existence. Stay tuned for a 10th Anniversary announcement on Monday! #YoungBway10
“Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” with Talia Ryder (Matilda), arrives on-demand nationwide as of today!
The cast album release date for Sing Street has been pushed back to April 17th, according to iTunes. We’ll keep you updated on its upcoming release!
The original Broadway “Bechdel kids” of Fun Home created another video, this time to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS!
Kaden Amari Anderson (Caroline, Or Change) took part in Shine Theatre Arts Project’s virtual cabaret this week!
Congrats to Laila Drew (Generation Me), who guest starred on last night’s episode of “Law & Order: SVU”!
Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) joined today’s episode of “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! Get more details on Playbill.com.
Today, Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) stopped by (YOUNG)’s Instagram account (@YoungBroadwaySeries) to chat about the industry! And yesterday, the (YOUNG) Instagram hosted a livestreamed concert from Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter)! Be sure to check out their account.
Happy birthday to Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Madalen!
Congratulations to Ryder Koehle, who will make his Broadway debut in The Ferryman in 2019, alternating as Bobby Carney!
Did you watch the re-run of A Christmas Story Live on Fox tonight?
Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) has been cast in “The Code”! Find out more on Deadline.com.
Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) likes to make YouTube videos in her spare time! Go check out her newest one:
Critics are placing The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, New York Theatre Workshop’s What the Constitution Means to Me, and St. Ann’s Warehouse’s The Jungle on their Best of Theatre lists of 2018! Here are a few of the accolades:
Happy Opening to the company of Mary Page Marlowe at Second Stage Theater! Break a leg, everyone!
Zachary Zwelling and Iggy Rosado will play their final performances of School of Rock on July 29th. Go see them before then if you can!
Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet), Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street), Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), and Stephanie Ticas (The Gold) have joined the cast of KOTA’s youth production of High School Musical in August! Find out more on KidsOfTheArts.com.
Projects featuring Broadway, Off-Broadway, and live-broadcast kids were nominated for Emmys this morning! Find out more on EW.com. They include:
“This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic), Outstanding Contemporary Costumes, and Outstanding Music Supervision.
“The Americans,” with Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, and Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series.
“Stranger Things,” with Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Special Visual Effects, Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series, Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (One Hour), Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour), and Outstanding Music Supervision.
Jesus Christ Superstar Live, with Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock), nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama, Outstanding Variety Special, Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special, Outstanding Costumes for Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Programming, Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special, Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie or Special, Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special, Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, and Outstanding Production Design for a Variety Special.
“The Sinner,” with Rileigh McDonald (Good for Otto, Matilda), nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.
“Paterno,” with Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama and Outstanding Television Movie.
A Christmas Story Live, nominated for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.
The 71st Annual Tony Awards, nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special.
Waitress performed at Broadway in Bryant Park today!
Rozie Baker (Bonnie and Clyde, Shrek, Mary Poppins) has a brand new single out on Spotify and Apple Music!
Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Once On This Island, and School of Rock, along with many other shows, are participating in Kids’ Night on Broadway! Read more on Playbill.com.
Check out more videos from Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot) performing her original song “Short Little Ridge”!
Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie) performed “A Song for my Sister” with her sister Anika Braganza!
Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour), Sofia Trimarchi (Fun Home tour), Zell Steele Morrow (Really Rosie, Fun Home), and Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) sang “If Only You Would Listen” from School of Rock! Watch below:
Here’s Leah Rose, Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), and Sofia Trimarchi (Fun Home tour) performing “When I Grow Up” from Matilda!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Endangered, A Christmas Story Live, A Bronx Tale, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, 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!
Here’s Gabriella Baldacchino (A Christmas Story tour), Leah Rose, Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), and Tori Feinstein (Matilda) performing “Shake It Off” at Cabaret for a Cause!
Check out Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) singing “A Loud and Funny Song” at Cabaret for a Cause!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Story Live and A Bronx Tale!
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