Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! We encourage you all to enjoy a book, movie, article, and more from our list of anti-racist resources today in remembrance of his work and the civil rights movement. We’ve compiled resources for all ages, from newborn through adults, available HERE!
What the Constitution Means to Me, “This Is Us,” “Bad Education,” and “The Plot Against America,” all featuring Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni, have been nominated for Critics Choice Awards! Check out the full list of nominations on Deadline.com.
Best Drama Series – “This Is Us”
Best Actor in a Drama Series – Sterling K. Brown for “This Is Us”
Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Justin Hartley for “This Is Us”
Best Limited Series – “The Plot Against America”
Best Movie Made for Television – “Bad Education”
Best Movie Made for Television – What the Constitution Means to Me
Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television – Morgan Spector for “The Plot Against America”
Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television – John Turturro for “The Plot Against America”
Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television – Winona Ryder for “The Plot Against America”
Tomorrow, enjoy a special Q&A with Broadway alum and “Jingle Jangle” star Madalen Mills (School of Rock), courtesy of A Class Act NY!
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!
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!
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:
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!
You can vote for “Dancing with the Stars Juniors,” with Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live), and “Stranger Things,” with Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), in the 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards! Vote HERE.
All performances from the recent “Now & Then” concert, featuring current Broadway kids and former Broadway kids now all-grown-up, are available on YouTube! Check out the full playlist HERE.
Benjamin Harding (Matilda) is appearing in Urinetown at Chamblee Charter High School in Chamblee, GA, next week! Get tickets HERE.
And here are pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Dear Evan Hansen, and What the Constitution Means to Me!
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!
Happy Opening to the company of Pedro Pan at the New York Musical Festival! Break a leg, everyone!
Happy Trails to Will Coombs, who played his final performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Sunday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Will. And congratulations to Jack Hatcher, who is making his Broadway debut as he joins the cast!
Delilah Rose Pellow is now playing Little Anastasia/Alexei full-time in Anastasia, and Anika Lore Hatch (The Sound of Music tour) has joined the company as the new understudy for those roles! She is eight years old and is making her Broadway debut. Congratulations to both of you!
Maeve Press (Before Your Very Eyes) is working on a pilot for Freeform! Find out more on DisneyABCPress.com.
Dallas News spoke with Frankie Leoni about his opening night in A Bronx Tale! Read the article HERE.
Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2018-2019 season, which will include Julius Caesar during March 2019! According to an EPA, they are seeking a young girl of color (age 7) for the production. Read more on Playbill.com!
Isabela Moner (Evita) has launched her own clothing line with Ob.sess! It is available online and in select stores.
Congratulations to Caroline Basu and Mikey Sohn, who are the newest swings at School of Rock!
We are heartbroken that “Rise” has not been picked up for a second season. Please tune in to the finale of “Rise” tonight at 9pm on NBC to support our alumni Brooklyn Shuck (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Tuck Everlasting, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), and Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular).
Frozen is going on tour, starting fall of 2019!
Get a peek at alumni Tyler Wladis (A Christmas Story Live) and Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) in “Single Parents”!
Here’s a trailer for “The Who Was? Show” with Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot)!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, Anastasia, and A Bronx Tale!
Happy Mother’s Day to all those supporting and cheering on their kids as they navigate show business! We applaud you and the sacrifices you make to realize your children’s theatrical dreams. Have a wonderful day!
Happy Trails to Sophia Kekllas and Michael Cascetta, who played their final performance in School of Rock today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Sophia and Michael!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, The Lion King, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, and Waitress!
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