David Alvarez, Eden Duncan-Smith, Caleb McLaughlin, and Shahadi Wright Joseph on Forbes’ 30 Under 30; Production Photos from NBC’s THE GRINCH MUSICAL; and more!

Broadway alumni David Alvarez (Billy Elliot), Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) are among Forbes’ 30 Under 30 for 2021! Check out the list on Forbes.com.

Take a look at production photos from NBC’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas on Playbill.com!

Congratulations to Heather Tepe (Billy Elliot, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Gypsy), who got married recently!

More kids have been added to the lineup for Layla Capers’ (The Lion King, School of Rock) “Christmas Won’t You Stay” concert, happening December 11th! Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni include Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Walter Russell III (The Lion King), Caroline Basu (School of Rock), Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo), Bryan Holden Chan (The Lion King), and Antonio J. Watson (Tina, This Ain’t No Disco).

Victoria Dennis (Little Miss Sunshine) has a brand new single out now called “Eternity”! Listen HERE.

Listen to the newest episode of the Kid Broadway Podcast, with special guest Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Dream Street, Number the Stars), now available on Spotify!

Congrats to Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), whose original song was featured during Lincoln Center’s Broadway Future Songbook event last night!

New episodes of “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” featuring Jenna Weir (Frozen), are coming to Amazon Prime on December 11th! Here’s a sneak peek:

Congrats to Gabriel Amoroso (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea), who booked a voiceover!

Here’s the newest episode of “Kyla’s Korner,” hosted by Kyla Carter (Number the Stars)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Trevor, The Bedwetter, and more!









Happy Thanksgiving, Jaden Waldman in Online Reading of COME FIND ME, and Sami Bray Joins Virtual Production of KRIS KRINGLE!

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! We are incredibly thankful for all of you for your support as we all navigate through a challenging time in the arts. We also wanted to recognize all frontline workers for their brave actions each and every day. We love you!

And on our last day of Thanksgiving throwbacks, we’re throwing it back to the cast of School of Rock performing during the 2016 CBS Thanksgiving Parade!

Jaden Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) recently took part in an online reading of the new musical Come Find Me! Get more details on ComeFindMeMusical.com.

Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984) has joined the cast of the upcoming virtual production of Kris Kringle!

CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Pushed Back to Fall 2021, First Look at “Estella Scrooge” with Willow McCarthy, Brooklyn Shuck, and Joziyah Jean-Felix, and more!

Caroline, Or Change has been pushed back to fall of 2021. Get more details on Playbill.com.

Get a first look at “Estella Scrooge,” featuring Willow McCarthy (The Ferryman, 1984, The Bedwetter), Brooklyn Shuck (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie), and Joziyah Jean-Felix (The Lion King)! “Estella Scrooge” premieres on November 27th; get more details on Deadline.com.

Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) is presenting a holiday concert next month!

Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo) is teaching an online dance class this week with her friends from Smile Behind the Mask!

Matilda alumni need your help to grant wishes for those in need this holiday season! Get more information on TheSled.org.

Here are videos from the kids of Mrs. Doubtfire and the recent online concert of The Perfect Fit!

Finally, check out this throwback to the cast of Once On This Island performing during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2017!

NBC To Present Live Broadcast of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS with Newcomer Amelia Minto, “Dash & Lily” with Laila Drew and Trevor Braun Now Streaming On Netflix, and more!

NBC will present a live broadcast of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, airing on December 9th and starring newcomer Amelia Minto as Cindy-Lou Who! Read the full announcement on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Dash & Lily,” a new series, is now streaming on Netflix! Be on the lookout this season for appearances by Laila Drew (Generation Me) and Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, The Ferryman)!

The cast of Frozen said goodbye to the production with a special yearbook! Check it out on Playbill.com.

Tomorrow, tune in to “The Real” to catch Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock)!

On November 15th, you can watch Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) perform to benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles! Register to watch HERE.

Check out these pictures from the kids of Trevor and Frozen!

Photo Credit: Ava Briglia/Zachary Podair

Photo Credit: Ava Briglia/Zachary Podair

Photo Credit: Ava Briglia/Zachary Podair

Photo Credit: Ava Briglia/Zachary Podair

Photo Credit: Michaelah Reynolds & Mati Ficara

Photo Credit: Michaelah Reynolds & Mati Ficara

Finally, here’s another throwback video in honor of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Watch the cast of Peter Pan Live perform a medley ahead of their broadcast back in 2014.

Creative Arts Emmys Begin Tonight, Voting Now Open for BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage: Dance Edition, and more!

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The five-night-long Creative Arts Emmy Awards begin tonight on Emmys.com! Good luck to this year’s nominees–especially those featuring our young Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni!

Voting is now open for the next round of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage: Dance Edition competition! Be sure to vote for alum Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda) at this link!

Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown) was one of the special guests during Jim Caruso’s Pajama Cast Party earlier tonight! Find out more HERE.

Kids of the Arts’ virtual production of A Knight at the Museum will stream on September 26th and 27th and will feature alumni Jonah Mussolino (Caroline, Or Change, A Bronx Tale), Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots), Suri Marrero (Frozen, The Lion King), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), and many more.

In case you missed it, here’s the newest episode of “Kyla’s Korner,” hosted by Kyla Carter (Number the Stars)!

Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) recently volunteered with CEBPA to give kids the backpacks and school supplies they need to start the school year strong!

Speaking of starting strong, we hope everyone has a safe and fun school year, no matter how you’re attending. Here’s how the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Bedwetter started the school year!

“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!






“Mighty Oak” with Gianna Harris Out On Amazon Prime and Apple TV+, Brynn Williams Appearing in 3 Virtual Presentations, and more!

“Mighty Oak,” with Gianna Harris (School of Rock), arrived on Amazon Prime and Apple TV+ today! Stream it now!

Brynn Williams (13, Bye Bye Birdie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) took part in a virtual presentation of the musical Legendary earlier tonight, and will perform in Freedom Riders on July 10th, both as part of the Allen & Gray Musical Theater Festival, to raise money for BC/EFA and Broadway for Racial Justice! Get tickets on AllenAndGray.com.

Brynn will also be performing in an upcoming New Works Series stream from New York Theatre Barn on July 15th! Get more details on Playbill.com.

John Mulaney has announced that two “Sack Lunch Bunch” specials are heading to Comedy Central! Find out more on Variety.com.

Be sure to register for this week’s classes from Broadway Babysitters HERE!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Bedwetter and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!




Antonyo Awards Stream Tonight, PETER PAN LIVE and Lincoln Center’s ACT ONE Stream Beginning This Weekend, and more!

Good luck to all those nominated for Antonyo Awards tonight!

Beginning at 2pm EST (earlier today), Peter Pan Live is available to stream for the next 48 hours! Watch HERE.

Also beginning earlier today, through July 3rd, you can stream Lincoln Center’s Broadway production of Act One with Matthew Schechter! Get more details and watch now on LincolnCenter.org.

Also streaming now is our graduation concert to celebrate the Class of 2020, featuring performances by alumni from Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Evita, and more, all graduating from high school or college this year! Please watch and donate to Feeding America and Brown Girls Do Ballet via the links in the YouTube description, then let us know so we can give you a shoutout on our social media! Watch HERE. (Please note that one song in the concert contains some adult language.)

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Amanda Swickle (Tink!) both made it into the Top 5 of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage competition!

Here’s your first look at “Upside Down Magic,” a new Disney Channel movie premiering July 31st and featuring Elie Samouhi (A Christmas Story Live)!

Listen to the newest episodes of these podcasts:

Finally, in case you missed it, here’s the recent Annie Q&A hosted by Cabaret for a Cause!

Last Day of Voting for Antonyo Awards, “The King of Staten Island” with Jaden Jordan Out On-Demand Now, and more!

Today is your last day to vote for the inaugural Antonyo Awards, honoring artists in the Black community both on Broadway and Off-Broadway! Vote on BroadwayBlack.com.

“The King of Staten Island,” with alum Jaden Jordan (The Lion King), is out now on-demand! (Note: This movie is rated R.)

Calling all fans who are currently high school or college seniors! Today is your last day to be part of our upcoming cabaret! Please DM us a selfie (in a cap and gown if you have one, but no worries if not) along with your name, where you’re graduating from and any future plans you have. We have a cast announcement coming up on Monday so stay tuned!

Congratulations to Amanda Swickle (Tink!), who made the Top 10 of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage competition, and to Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who was saved by the judges and so is also still in the running!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Courtney Mormino, and Alexa Lasanta!

Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June) sang a Disney song in a virtual performance on Spotlight Theatre SI’s Facebook page tonight!

And finally, here’s the trailer for the new season of “Doom Patrol” with Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas)!

TINA, THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES, and More Nominated for Antonyo Awards; Young Broadway’s List of Anti-Racism Resources, and more!

Congratulations to the following nominees from our featured shows, kids, or alumni in the inaugural Antonyo Awards, and to all others nominated as well! The Antonyo Awards are a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community and will take place at 7:00pm EST on June 19, 2020, also known as Juneteenth, a holiday which commemorates the end of slavery in America. Get more details, including the full list of nominations, on BroadwayWorld.com!

  • Best Featured Actor in a Play on Broadway – Jordan Barbour for The Inheritance
  • Best Featured Actor in a Musical Off-Broadway – Saycon Sengbloh for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Best Director – Whitney White for Our Dear Dead Drug Lord
  • Best Director – Lileana Blain-Cruz for Anatomy of a Suicide
  • Best Sound – Rucyl Frison for Anatomy of a Suicide
  • Best Orchestrations – The Secret Life of Bees
  • Best Orchestrations – Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Best Original Score – The Secret Life of Bees
  • Best Book – Lynn Nottage for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Best Book – Katori Hall for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Best Actor in a Play on Broadway – LaChanze for A Christmas Carol
  • Best Actor in a Musical Off-Broadway – LaChanze for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Best Actor in a Musical on Broadway – Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) for West Side Story
  • Best Revival – West Side Story (starring alum Shereen Pimentel)
  • Best Musical – The Secret Life of Bees
  • Best Musical – Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

We’ve compiled a list of 300+ resources (books, articles, movies, TV, documentaries, musicals, plays, and mental health/self-care resources) organized by age group for parents, kids, teens, and families to begin conversations surrounding race and to add more stories with Black characters to their libraries. Read it HERE!

Because of Winn Dixie might be coming to Broadway! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Alumni from Fun Home took part in a panel on Cabaret for a Cause’s Facebook page earlier today to benefit The Actors Fund!

Atticus Ware (Flying Over Sunset) took part in Theatre Charlotte’s recent Quarantine the Musical!

And here are pictures from the kids of Trevor, Caroline, Or Change, and The Lion King!