“John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch,” “Little Fires Everywhere,” and More Nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards; New Episode of “The Early Night Show”; and more!

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!

And here are pictures from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Flying Over Sunset, and The Lion King!






“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!




“Dancing with the Stars Juniors” and “Stranger Things” Up for Kids’ Choice Awards, “Now & Then” Performance Videos Now On YouTube, and more!

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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!






Riley Summer Perler’s Birthday, “On My Block” with Brett Gray to Return to Netflix for Second Season, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Riley Summer Perler (Waitress), who turned five a couple of days ago! We hope you had a great day, Riley!

“On My Block,” featuring Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), will return to Netflix in March for a second season! Get more details HERE, but be warned, the article includes spoilers!

Good luck to this year’s Oscar nominees, including “Mirai,” which features Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)!

Tonight, the current and former kids of Broadway are joining together to sing tunes from film, TV, Broadway, and more! Get tickets HERE.

Tickets are still available for Kids’ Night On Broadway, which occurs on February 26th! Bring a child to the theatre for free with a full-priced adult tickets. Get more details HERE!

Watch Sydney Chan (The King and I tour, A Christmas Story tour) and Joshua Turchin (The Pill) perform a mashup of “In My Dreams” and “Santa Fe” at the latest installment of The Early Night Show!

The next (YOUNG) is one week from tonight! Get your tickets HERE.

Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) has joined the lineup for 54 Sings Alanis Morissette! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Listen to “We Become,” a new song from Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), on iHeart.com!

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) recently modeled for Broadway Kids Dancewear!

If you’re in Utah, get your tickets for Bonanza, featuring Carly Rose Sonenclar (Wonderland, Les Miserables), on BonanzaCampout.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Anastasia!








SCHOOL OF ROCK Alums to Jam Onstage Following Final Performance, “Now & Then” Returning to 54 Below, and more!

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!








PEDRO PAN Opens at NYMF, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD and ANASTASIA Cast Changes, and more!

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.

Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) is currently appearing in a few AT&T commercials!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Pedro Pan, The Lion King, Waitress, School of Rock, and Anastasia!

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Caroline Basu and Mikey Sohn Join SCHOOL OF ROCK, “Rise” Finale Tonight on NBC, and more!

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!

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Happy Mother’s Day, Sophia Kekllas and Michael Cascetta Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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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Full Video of Final ENDANGERED Performance, Ellie Kim on as Katie in SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

You can watch the full final performance of Endangered on Facebook!

Ellie Kim is going on as Katie in School of Rock on January 6th at 2pm!

Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie) is starring in a new film called “Slender Man”! Check out the first trailer:

Arica Himmel (The Layover) recently appeared on “Sesame Street”! Here’s a clip:

Congrats to Jeremy T. Villas (Kris Kringle The Musical, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), who also appeared on an episode of “Sesame Street” this past weekend!

Joshua Turchin (The Pill) did a cover of “Everything Stays” from “Adventure Time”! Watch below:

Songs from A Bronx Tale, Sunday in the Park with George, Amelie, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Holiday Inn were featured on BroadwayBox’s Best Broadway Showtunes of 2017 playlist! Check it out HERE.

Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock) was highlighted on MonstersAndCritics.com!

Take a look at photo coverage from the Once On This Island cast album recording session on BroadwayWorld.com!

Alum Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) talked about “The Greatest Showman,” ballet, and more on PulseSpikes.com!

Check out a list of holiday recipes, including one for s’mores pie from Walden Sullivan (School of Rock), on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of Good For Otto, Once On This Island, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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