Remembering Laurel Griggs, “18 To Party” with Alivia Clark and Taylor Richardson Out Today, and more!

We are commemorating the life of Laurel Griggs (Once, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), who passed away a year ago yesterday. We miss you and our hearts are with your family today.

Today, “18 To Party,” a new movie with Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine, Dream Street) and Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), has arrived in virtual theaters! Get more information HERE.

Kyla Carter (Number the Stars) will voice a character in “Trolls: Trollstopia,” arriving on Hulu and Peacock on November 19th!

Also, be sure to join Kyla for another episode of her podcast “Kyla’s Korner,” at 11am EST tomorrow during “The Mark White Show”!

Watch the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street) and Nick Valle!

Listen to the newest episode of the “Take A Bow” podcast, hosted by Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), now available on the Broadway Podcast Network!

Look for Everleigh Rottuno (Waitress) in ads for Plum NYC’s holiday collection!

Broadway kids and alumni will take part in Unicorn Jazz Brand’s “12 Days of Christmas” music video, coming soon! The lineup includes Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), Kaden Amari Anderson (Caroline, Or Change), Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock), Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock), and many more.

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Unicorn Jazz Presents the 12 Days of Christmas Song and Music Video – We are singing this Holiday Season with our Charity Partner: Children’s Hospital of Orange County Foundation and 24 Talented Kid Actors, Broadway Singers, musicians and more! For families near and far, sickness and injury has become a barrier from gathering all together. Normally a company like Unicorn Jazz ™ would be able to come in and read to the kids of CHOC, but things continue to look differently as we work through the difficulties of the Pandemic. Unicorn Jazz and author/director, @LisaCaprelli, are dedicated to the magic of childhood and bringing happiness to children. Coming December 2020, we will be showcasing a new & fun origins music video and original lyrics to “The 12 Days of Christmas” featuring notable kid singers/actors. Thanks to the collective help of Leorah Haberfield from Shine Theatre Arts Project, and the Unicorn Jazz Team, these 24 kids have come together to sing, cheer, clap and dance to celebrate holiday cheer! We can't wait to show it to you and the behind the scenes collaboration of these awesome kids! Special thanks to these wonderful children & team listed below! @UnicornJazzBrand #UnicornJazz @Leorah_Haberfield @shinetheatreartsproject @Nikolas_gmm @ellieroserubin @miafrancesca.m @parker_dzuba @molly_k_lyons @rhett_drennen @Caitlin_rose_foley @codybraverman @mackenzieemercerofficial @officialwinterdonnelly @maddiekayharris @diggysworld @nirvaanpal @jolie_rose @scarlettlndn @Sofia_Swade_Sings @rjcrandall10 @layla_capers @lillian_and_madison @emilyisabel.official @sophia_bella_love @CordeliaRose1222 @arwen_take3 Read the full blog story at: https://unicornjazz.com/the-12-days-of-christmas-song-and-music-video-by-24-talented-kids/ Want to be part of our next kids music video? DM is today! Film Production Video Team: @Julietl8 @DrChrisAdventures @amandakea10 @mandyzmoore

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A new episode of “The PAW-cast,” hosted by Walter Russell III (The Lion King), streamed yesterday with special guest Cayen Martin (The Lion King)!

Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King) is scheduled to perform during “From Broadway With Love” on World Diabetes Day! RSVP for the livestream on KylerCares.org.

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids and teens of Sing Street, Mrs. Doubtfire, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Trevor, The Bedwetter, and Tina!








Finally, enjoy these two throwbacks to previous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade performances: the cast of Anastasia performing in 2017 and the cast of Matilda performing in 2013!

Luke Naphat’s Birthday, First Trailer for New Anthology Series “Social Distance,” and more!

Happy birthday to Luke Naphat (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Luke!

Here’s the first trailer for “Social Distance,” a new anthology series with alumni from Matilda, The Lion King, and more!

The newest episode of “The PAW-cast,” hosted by Walter Russell III (The Lion King), aired earlier tonight on Walter’s Instagram Live! It featured special guest Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) and is still available to watch on Walter’s Instagram!

Check out the latest episode of the “Take A Bow” podcast, hosted by Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), featuring child guardian Vanessa Brown, on the Broadway Podcast Network!

Here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Sing Street, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and more!






Finally, here’s a #ThrowbackThursday in honor of the start of spooky season! Did you know that Kimberly J. Brown performed in three Broadway shows before the age of nine, before she played Marnie in Disney Channel’s Halloweentown movies? Her Broadway credits include Les Miserables, Show Boat, and John Guare’s Four Baboons Adoring the Sun. Head over to Disney+ now to stream the Halloween classics!

Sophie Knapp’s Performance in Rising Talent Magazine’s Virtual Concert, and more!

In honor of the film of Hamilton arriving on Disney+, we just posted clips from Hamilton covers featuring alumni from Matilda, Les Miserables, and more, on our Instagram page! Check them out:

Here’s Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street) singing during Rising Talent Magazine’s recent virtual concert!

And check out these pictures from the kids of The Lion King and Flying Over Sunset!




WAITING FOR GODOT at Theatre for a New Audience Postponed, First Look at “The Secret Society of Second-Born Royals” with Niles Fitch, and more

Check out these throwbacks to the casts of Matilda and A Christmas Story performing at the 2013 Tony Awards, as we continue to look back at the past ten years! #YoungBway10

Theatre for a New Audience’s Off-Broadway production of Waiting for Godot has been postponed. For more information, go to TFANA.org.

Get a first look at “The Secret Society of Second-Born Royals,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho), coming to Disney+ this summer, on Entertainment Weekly!

You have until Friday, April 24th, to watch the entire Disney on Broadway 25th Anniversary Concert with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)!

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





Young Broadway Actor News Hosting 10th Anniversary Online Concert, Eleanor Koski Livestreaming on (YOUNG)’s Instagram Account Today, and more!

We are presenting an online concert in honor of our 10th anniversary on April 13th (our birthday) at 7pm EST / 4pm PST on YouTube, to benefit The Actors Fund and their COVID-19 relief resources! More details coming soon. #YoungBway10

In 2012, we welcomed shows like Annie, Newsies, Once, and A Christmas Story!

And 2013 was packed with shows like Matilda, Kinky Boots, Big Fish, and Pippin!

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables, “God Friended Me”) livestreamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier tonight!

Here’s a new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor), featuring Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire), and Anya Jimenez!

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








Congratulations to the Class of 2019, Devin Trey Campbell in “A Little New Music” in Beverly Hills, and more!

Congratulations to the Class of 2019! See who’s graduating high school and college and what their post-grad plans are:

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, get tickets to see Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) perform in “A Little New Music” on June 26th in Beverly Hills!

Madison Smith (Matilda) has booked a new project!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is getting a vlog on Broadway.com!

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





CABARET FOR A CAUSE Videos, Alumni to Appear on Upcoming Episodes of “Sesame Street,” and more!

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!

A holiday edition of Anastasia‘s Broadway.com vlog “Royal Misfits” is up on YouTube now! Watch below:

“The Son,” with alum Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), will return in June 2018! Get more details:

“The Punisher,” with Ripley Sobo (Matilda, Once), will return for a second season!

Abigail Dylan Harrison (A Christmas Story Live, Ruthless!) has booked a voiceover gig! Here she is in the studio:

Also, Abbey was spotlighted on LoHud.com recently! Check out the article HERE.

A Christmas Story Live kids Hayley Shukiar and Marcello Silva are from the same town, and their town’s newspaper, the Thousand Oaks Acorn, featured them! Read the article on TOAcorn.com.

Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) spoke about “The Greatest Showman” with MyTwinTiers.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Story Live, Cabaret for a Cause, Frozen, School of Rock, and the original Broadway cast of A Christmas Story!

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Kyla Carter to Voice “Trolls: The Beat Goes On” Character, Annabelle Wachtel on “Bull” Tonight, and more!

Happy Hanukkah to all those who celebrate; tonight is the first night!

Kyla Carter (Number the Stars) will voice a character in the upcoming Netflix series “Trolls: The Beat Goes On”! Get more details on Variety.com.

Tonight, Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock) will guest-star on “Bull”! Find out more:

Watch Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet) singing “How Far I’ll Go” at Cabaret for a Cause!

Also, Madison appeared on another episode of “Search Party” last weekend! Her episode, titled “Hysteria,” is available to watch on TBS.com.

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) recently took part in a reading of the musical Into the Wild, based on the book of the same name!

Popmania chatted with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) about her role in “The Greatest Showman”! Read the article on Popmania.com.

Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once) will guest-star on an episode of “Black Mirror”! Get a look at the show’s upcoming season HERE.

Here’s the new Portland Trail Blazers commercial, with Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock)!

Gabrielle Greene, Olivia Chun, and Zachary Zwelling stopped by AOL Build with their School of Rock co-stars to talk about the show!

BroadwayWorld has rehearsal and interview footage from A Christmas Story Live! Check it out HERE or below:

You can catch Chloé Bryan on as Tomika in School of Rock today and tomorrow!

We missed a show in our Golden Globe nominations announcement yesterday! Congrats as well to “The Sinner,” which features Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), on their Golden Globe nominations!

And here are pictures from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, A Christmas Story Live, and more!

Jaden Waldman’s Birthday, Golden Globe Nominations, and more!

Happy birthday to Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! We hope you had a great day, Jaden!

The Golden Globes nominations came out today! Congratulations to “The Greatest Showman,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Emerson Tate Alexander (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Sawyer Niehaus (Fun Home), Rocco Wu (The King and I), and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda); “Stranger Things,” featuring Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert); “The Post,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); “This Is Us” and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” both featuring Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King); and “Big Little Lies,” featuring Iain Armitage. Check out the full list of nominations on CNN.com!

Watch Laurel Griggs (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Once) and Violet Tinnirello (Chasing Rainbows workshop) on last weekend’s “Saturday Night Live”!

Check out the trailer for “The Post,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street)!

Also, here’s a sneak peek at “The Greatest Showman,” also featuring Austyn!

This makes me super excited!!! #thegreatestshowman

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Have you downloaded the Broadway Star Project holiday album yet? It features alumni Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Madeleine Pace (Once), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Merin McCallum (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Blake Devin Sheridan (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King). Find out more:

Tonight is Cabaret for a Cause in New York City, with kids from Waitress, Fun Home, and more! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Story Live, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Anastasia, and Once On This Island!

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YBAN Interviews Christopher Paul Richards, Devin Trey Campbell Sets KINKY BOOTS Departure Date, and more!

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YBAN’s Lindsay talked to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) ahead of tonight’s premiere of his new CBS show “Me, Myself & I” and the release of his new film “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women”! Read the interview HERE.

Devin Trey Campbell will depart Kinky Boots on October 22nd! Go see him before then if you can!

Here’s Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) singing “What It Means To Be A Friend” from 13 at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Kinky Boots, and A Bronx Tale!

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