OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD Begins Previews, Joshua Turchin Cast in FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, and more!

Happy first preview to Our Dear Dead Drug Lord at WP Theater/Second Stage! Break a leg!

Congratulations to Joshua Turchin (The Pill), who has been cast in the return of the Off-Broadway hit Forbidden Broadway! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Check out Rebecca Myles Stewart (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) on the cover of Dance Spirit!

You can see Broadway alum Spencer Davis Milford (The Winslow Boy) in Buzz at Alabama Shakespeare Festival through Sunday!

Watch the trailer for the new Netflix series “Team Kaylie,” with Elie Samouhi (A Christmas Story Live)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Rose Tattoo!




SCHOOL OF ROCK Alumni Collaborate with Libra, Amaya Braganza Guest Stars on “Succession,” and more!

School of Rock alumni collaborated with Libra on YouTube to create an a cappella School of Rock medley! Watch here:

Congrats to Amaya Braganza (Annie, The King and I), who guest starred on last week’s episode of “Succession”!

Broadway Babies, a non-profit that works with the Broadway community to increase access to arts education, is holding auditions for its Youth Pride Chorus, an LGBT+ choir for youth aged 13-22! Get details here:

Suri Marrero (The Lion King) has booked a voiceover! More details TBA.

Elliana Walmsley (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) stopped by Famous Birthdays for a new video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Rose Tattoo and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!





THE FERRYMAN Recoups Investment, Promotional Photos of THE LION KING Film with Shahadi Wright Joseph, and more!

Congrats to The Ferryman, which recouped its investment just before closing!

The film remake of “The Lion King” hits theaters in 11 days! Check out Broadway alum Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in these new promotional photos:

Videos from the most recent “(YOUNG)” are now up on YouTube! Check them out HERE.

Victoria Collett (Waitress) has been added to Kids of the Arts’ A Little Princess, playing in New York City this August! Get tickets HERE.

Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) is playing Princess Winnifred in Once Upon A Mattress in Calabasas, CA, from July 19-21! Get tickets HERE.

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





THE FERRYMAN Closes on Broadway, Mattea Conforti on “NOS4A2” Tonight, and more!

Happy Trails to the company of The Ferryman! Congrats on a great run; we can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

Tonight, Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) will appear on “NOS4A2” at 10pm on AMC!

Victoria Collett (Waitress) can be seen in a recurring role on “City on a Hill,” produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon!

Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay got to hang out with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and her mom Joanne in Los Angeles today, fresh off of filming Season 8 of “Dance Moms”! We can’t wait to see all that’s in store for the both of them. Thanks for the fun day!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, Waitress, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!






“Stranger Things” Season 3 Out On Netflix as of Yesterday, Additionally Featuring Gabriella Pizzolo; Raghav Mehrotra to Appear on “Late Night with Seth Meyers”; and more!

We hope everyone had a great time celebrating the 4th of July yesterday!

As of yesterday, Season 3 of “Stranger Things” is now on Netflix! In addition to the previously announced Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) and series regulars 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), alum Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) also appears on this season!

Tune in to “Late Night with Seth Meyers” to see Raghav Mehrotra (School of Rock) sit in with the 8G Band from July 15-18!

Check out production photos from Mojada at the Public Theater on TheaterMania.com!

Broadway alum and “Stranger Things” star Caleb McLaughlin is releasing original music! Find out more in his interview with WWD.

Jenna Weir (Frozen) has finished filming a new Hallmark movie, due to arrive around the holidays!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Ferryman, Frozen, and “(YOUNG)” at The Green Room 42!












Andrew Barth Feldman and Sam Primack at the Jimmy Awards, BILLY ELLIOT Original Stars Featured in The New York Times, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) spoke with BroadwayWorld on the Jimmy Awards red carpet! Watch the video HERE or below, plus check out photos of Andrew and Sam Primack (Dear Evan Hansen) on the red carpet HERE.

The original Broadway stars of Billy Elliot, David Alvarez, Kiril Kulish, and Trent Kowalik, spoke to The New York Times about what they’ve been up to in the ten years since their historic Tony Award win!

Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins) have joined the lineup for “Switched” at 54 Below, presented by Growing Up Broadway!

Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock) recorded a voiceover for Nickelodeon!

Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) recently filmed a commercial! More info to come!

And here are pictures from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and from last night’s screening of Kinky Boots before it arrives in theaters on June 25th and 29th!

Photo Credit: Christopher Convery/Jake Katzman

Photo Credit: Christopher Convery/Jake Katzman

Photo Credit: Christopher Convery/Jake Katzman

Photo Credit: Christopher Convery/Jake Katzman

Noelle White Joins THE FERRYMAN as Bobby Carney, Broadway Kids and Alumni to Take Part in BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE, and more!

Congrats to Noelle White, who recently made her Broadway debut as Bobby Carney in The Ferryman! Plus, check out pictures of the show’s company celebrating their Tony wins with the babies, the bunnies, and more on TheaterMania.com!

Current and former Broadway kids Zell Steele Morrow (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie, Fun Home), Cole Grey (Fun Home), Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Jack Pravda (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Connor Mills (Kinky Boots), Cooper Lantz (Kinky Boots), and Eric A. Walker Jr. (Kinky Boots) will take part in Broadway Sings for Pride on June 24th! Check out our press release from earlier today.

Get a first look at Atlantic Theater Company’s The Secret Life of Bees on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s a first look at “The Goldfinch,” a new film with Ryan Foust (Make Believe, Mary Page Marlowe, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Ferryman and Make Believe!

Photo Credit: Carly Gold

Photo Credit: Carly Gold

Photo Credit: Carly Gold




THE FERRYMAN and BEETLEJUICE Win Drama Desk Awards, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Announces National Tour, and more!

Congratulations to The Ferryman and Beetlejuice, which took home Drama Desk Awards last night! Check out the full list of winners and nominees on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Tom Glynn-Carney for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Sam Mendes for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Set Design for a Musical – David Korins for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Sound Design in a Play – Nick Powell for The Ferryman

What the Constitution Means to Me is launching a national tour! Get more details on Playbill.com and be sure to follow our sister site Kids on Tour for upcoming news.

Sarah Silverman’s The Bedwetter will make its world premiere at Atlantic Theater Company! Find out more on Broadway.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, Frozen, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!

Photo Credit: Broadway.com







BEETLEJUICE Cast Album Available for Pre-Order, THE FERRYMAN Babies and Backstage Life Featured on NBC New York and American Theatre, and more!

You can now pre-order the cast album of Beetlejuice, scheduled to arrive June 7th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com, and check out a profile of Sophia Anne Caruso in Paper Magazine!

NBC New York spotlighted the babies of The Ferryman and their families! There’s also a backstage peek at the show available on AmericanTheatre.org.

What the Constitution Means to Me is teaming up with The Mayor’s Fund to bring more students to the show! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tomorrow, Cayen Martin (The Lion King) will take part in “I Cancer Vive” in Chicago!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) has been cast as Sarah Crewe in Kids of the Arts’ production of A Little Princess!

YBAN founder Lindsay hung out with the kids of Once On This Island, Matilda, and more at (YOUNG) this weekend! Check out photos below:

THE FERRYMAN Receives Drama League Award, Nicholas Barasch Performs the Music of Ben Caplan at 54 Below Tonight, and more!

Congratulations to The Ferryman, which received a Drama League Award today for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play!

Tonight, Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) is singing the music of Ben Caplan at 54 Below! Get more details HERE.

Alexandra Vlachos (Matilda) has joined the lineup of the “Shine for the Spines” benefit tomorrow at 7pm in Riverhead, NY!

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Casting announcement: We are thrilled to have @alexandravlachos performing at the Vail-Leavitt this weekend! Alexandra Vlachos is delighted to be a part of this special event and is honored to unite with these talented performers to support Thea and others affected by scoliosis. She is an actor, dancer and singer from Long Island who got her start on the Gateway stage where she met Thea and many other amazing friends. Broadway: Matilda the Musical (Matilda) Regional: A Christmas Story (Ester Jane). Numerous other community theater credits including Legally Blonde (Elle Woods), Beauty and the Beast (Chip) and Clara’s Dream The Nutcracker (Clara) for the American Dance Theater of Long Island. Various voiceovers, television and other professional recordings. Alexandra is grateful for the love and support of her family and friends who support her dreams and passion for the arts. She feels inspired by Thea’s journey and is proud to be a part of this important benefit.

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen and Waitress!