WAITRESS, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD Close; and more!

Happy Trails to the companies of Waitress (which had an almost four-year Broadway run), A Christmas Carol, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, which all closed today. We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

And here are pictures from the kids of all four shows!









Video of Lulu Reunion at WAITRESS, Pictures from RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and WAITRESS!

The past and present Lulus of Waitress reunited for a special video!

And here are pictures from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, A Christmas Carol, and Waitress!







Happy New Year, Makayla Joy Connolly’s Birthday, Robert Montano’s Birthday, and more!

Happy New Year! We are so thankful for a monumental 2019. We wish you all a 2020 filled with joy and peace. Young Broadway is looking forward to celebrating its 10th Anniversary later this year!

Happy birthday to Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! We hope you both had a great day today!

Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol) and Sebastian Ortiz (A Christmas Carol) are featured in The Mighty!

The stars of Sing Street were featured in The New York Times!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, A Christmas Carol, and Waitress!







“Fast & Furious: Spy Racers” with Theme Song Sung by Shaylin Becton on Netflix Today, Altered Broadway and Off-Broadway Schedules for New Year’s Week, and more!

“Fast & Furious: Spy Racers” arrives on Netflix today, with a theme song featuring Shaylin Becton (The Lion King)!

Broadway and Off-Broadway shows will alter their schedules the week of December 30th through January 5th in honor of New Year’s! Please see our website for more information on our featured shows’ schedule changes.

The Inheritance is offering a special ticket deal! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The new Off-Broadway musical SuperYou is opening in Spring 2020 and they are seeking a young actress around age 10! Get audition information on Playbill.com and tips for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer on ActorAesthetic.com.

The Met Opera production of Porgy and Bess, with alum Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), will play on PBS in July! Find out more on Playbill.com.

The cast of Dear Evan Hansen performed on Tamron Hall last week! Watch below or on Broadway.com.

Check out this holiday greeting from every production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child around the globe!

And here are pictures from the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrating Christmas Eve and Christmas Day by performing, opening presents, and more!

Mattea Conforti and Kaylin Hedges Nominated for BroadwayWorld Awards, “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch” Soundtrack Available for Pre-Order, and more!

Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) and Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle) have been nominated for BroadwayWorld Regional Awards for their performances in Matilda and Loch Ness, respectively! Vote for Mattea in the St. Louis Awards and for Kaylin in the Central New York Awards.

You can now pre-order the soundtrack for “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”!

The Actors’ Fund benefit performance of Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol has added Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Gloria Manning (Tina), Ayla Schwartz (Frozen), and Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) to their cast! Get tickets HERE.

The first teaser trailer for “In the Heights” is here! The film will feature Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) as Sonny and Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo), Reyna Guerra (Runaways), Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet), and Jordan Vergara (On Your Feet) as dancers.

A Class Act NY has added another audition master class with Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice), happening this Sunday! Get more details HERE.

Shaylin Becton (The Lion King) can be heard in the theme song for “Fast & Furious: Spy Racers,” coming to Netflix on December 26th!

 

Hell on Earth: A New Musical (about Middle School) will play 54 Below on January 24th and 25th, with Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie) as their special guest for the January 24th show! Get tickets on 54Below.com.

Here’s full video of the cast of Beetlejuice performing at Barnes & Noble recently!

Ruth Righi (School of Rock, Really Rosie) performed in “Eric Petersen’s Mini-Big-Band Christmas” at The Rockwell in Los Angeles tonight! Find out more HERE.

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) will play a concert in Asbury Park, NJ, later this month, with his band Work in Progress!

Monte Greene (All My Sons) appears in this ad for Target!

 

 

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Had such a great time partnering up with @target on this photo shoot to promote the most comfortable pajamas I’ve ever been in!!!

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Delaney Quinn (Waitress) appears in this video for Nick Jr.!

 

 

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‘Tis the season for gingerbread house building fun!

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Here’s a look at the Claras of Radio City Christmas Spectacular in rehearsal!

Katie Greendorfer (School of Rock) voices the character of Emily Elizabeth on the “Clifford the Big Red Dog” section of the PBS Kids website!

 

Laurissa “Lala” Romain (South Pacific) has completed a project for Netflix! More details to come.

 

 

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All in a hard days twerk #ThatsAWrap Can’t wait to announce this!

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And check out this new music video from Broadway Star Project for “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” The video features Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street), and Blake Devin Sheridan (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), among many others!

THE UNDERLYING CHRIS Opens at Second Stage Theater, Brandon Niederauer Plays on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” and more!

Happy Opening to Nicholas Hutchinson, Isabella Russo, and the company of The Underlying Chris at Second Stage Theater! Break a leg everyone!

Congrats to Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock, Jesus Christ Superstar Live), who played on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” this week!

Cate Elefante (Waitress) is now appearing in an ad for Best Buy!

Check out photos from opening night of The Inheritance on BroadwayWorld.com!

Fiona Morgan Quinn (Frozen) voices the character Girl Hooman in Season 3 of the Universal Kids show “Floogals,” now playing on Universal Kids!

Congrats to Jahi Di’Allo Winston (The Lion King), whose new film “Queen & Slim” will arrive in movie theaters on November 27th!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Underlying Chris, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!




THE INHERITANCE Opens on Broadway, Suri Marrero and Jesus Del Orden Depart THE LION KING, and more!

Happy Opening to Ryan Buggle, Tre Ryder, and the company of The Inheritance! Break a leg!

Happy Trails to Suri Marrero and Jesus Del Orden, who played their final performances of The Lion King today! You can see Suri performing in Frozen, and Jesus, we can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

Mehret Marsh will make her debut as Young Anna Mae in Tina very soon! Here are her scheduled performance dates:

  • November 19-25
  • December 3
  • December 4 (matinee only)
  • December 10-13
  • December 14 (matinee only)

And here are pictures from the kids of Waitress, A Christmas Carol, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Beetlejuice!







Sofia Pellegrino Cast in MATILDA with Actors Technique NY, “Songs for the World” at 54 Below to Benefit Brazil Foundation, and more!

Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street) has been cast in Matilda with Actors Technique NY, playing this December in Manhattan!

Lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni will perform in “Songs for the World” at 54 Below, to benefit the Brazil Foundation! The concert is created by Julia Lipsztein (Dream Street) and will be hosted by Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) and Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock). Performers will include Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Casey Nadzam (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), and Violet Young (Number the Stars)! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Check out these photos of the cast of Mrs. Doubtfire in rehearsals before their out-of-town tryout–will you be seeing the show in Seattle?

Get into the holiday spirit with the Acapop! KIDS cover of “All I Want for Christmas is You” with Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King)!

Shane Davis (Matilda) recorded this jingle for Creatable World!

And here are pictures from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular and Frozen!

EVITA and RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Open, Cast Changes at FROZEN, THE LION KING, and EVITA, and more!

Happy Opening to Evita at New York City Center, which also announced its casting earlier this week: congratulations and break a leg to Isa Antonetti and Tessa Noelle Frascogna!

Happy Opening as well to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular! Break a leg, everyone!

Happy Trails to Winter Donnelly and Mimi Ryder, who played their final performances as Young Elsa in Frozen over the weekend! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you.

Jesus Del Orden and Suri Marrero are scheduled to play their final performances as Young Simba and Young Nala in The Lion King on November 17th. Go see them before then if you can, and check out our recent feature on Jesus and his niece Sophia Rodriguez, currently playing Lulu in Waitress, HERE!

Coming up for Suri as she departs The Lion King, she will be joining the cast of Frozen as one of the new Young Elsas, beginning performances this week before she’s even finished her run as Young Nala! Also joining Frozen as the other new Young Elsa is Anna Rae Haller, who will make her Broadway debut!

Finally, Broadway alum Layla Capers (School of Rock) will be joining The Lion King next week as one of the new Young Nalas! Congratulations, Layla!

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In the midst of all this exciting news, we also want to wish congratulations to The Lion King, which celebrates 22 years on Broadway today!

Reyna Guerra (Runaways) has been cast in Much Ado About Nothing at Pittsburgh Playhouse, now playing through November 17th! Get more information HERE.

The casts of Tina and Beetlejuice will perform during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Also coming up, the casts of Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Waitress, and Beetlejuice will take part in Broadway Under the Stars, a free concert series this holiday season at Columbus Circle! Get more information HERE.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will perform at the Never Is Now Summit later this month! Also, check out his newest vlog!

Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June) will play Annie with Kidz Theater in December!

Season 2 of “You,” with Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular), will arrive on Netflix on December 26th!

Congratulations to Julian Silva (The Lion King), who guest starred on last week’s episode of “How To Get Away With Murder”!

Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways), and Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King) performed at Rockers On Broadway earlier this week! Get more information HERE.

Check out photos from backstage at Beetlejuice on Broadway.com!

Finally, the holidays are practically here! We have your guide to our featured Broadway and Off-Broadway shows and their performance schedules for the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Christmas Carol, and for all the women who thought they were Mad!

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RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Begins Run, Mattea Conforti to Voice Young Elsa in “Frozen 2,” and more!

Congratulations to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which began its 2019 holiday run over the weekend!

Congrats as well to Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who will voice Young Elsa in the upcoming movie “Frozen 2”!

We have lots of photo and video coverage from the opening night of Tina! See the list below:

“Doctor Sleep,” with alum Kyliegh Curran (The Lion King), is out in theaters now!

Get your copy of this year’s “Carols For A Cure” CD, featuring the casts of Dear Evan Hansen, Beetlejuice, Waitress, Frozen, and more, from the Broadway Cares store!

Be on the lookout for Raigan Olivia Saunders-Newton (Waitress) in an ad for Dadi!

Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) appears in another music video for Acapop! KIDS, this time covering “Sunflower”! Watch below:

“Let It Snow,” a new Netflix film starring Isabela Merced (Evita), is now streaming!

And here are pictures from the kids of Forbidden Broadway, Tina, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and for all the women who thought they were Mad!