RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Begins Performances, “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” with Christopher Convery Now in Theaters, and more!

Congratulations to the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which began performances yesterday!

“The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” featuring Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots), is now playing in theaters!

Here’s the trailer for “Runnin’ From My Roots,” featuring Nia Sioux (Trip of Love)! The film will be released on December 11th.

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Aidan Gemme (Runaways, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Finding Neverland, Waiting for Godot, Mary Poppins) will take part in a reading of Lost In Yonkers! Find out more HERE.

Eila Francis (Dream Street) will play Fan in The Chatham Community Players’ production of A Christmas Carol this December! Get tickets HERE.

We Have A Voice 2 performed last night at The Green Room 42, featuring Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita), Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), Chris Sumpter (Runaways, Matilda), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots), Noah Marlowe (Act One, Mary Poppins), William Poon (The King and I), James Ignacio (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills, The King and I), Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways), Maxwell Vice (Runaways), Cele Pahucki (Runaways), Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), and Maddox Elliot (Dream Street) on the drums, along with tour alumni Samantha Blaire Cutler (Billy Elliot tour), Julianna Rigoglioso (Mary Poppins tour), Raleigh Shuck (How the Grinch Stole Christmas tour), Sydney Shuck (Annie tour), and Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour). Get more details HERE!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Inner Voices, School of Rock, Frozen, The Lion King, The Hard Problem, Anastasia, The Ferryman, and Waitress!



























Fabi Aguirre Joins AcaPop, Ryan Sell to Appear on Season 4 of “House of Cards,” and more!

Fabi Aguirre

Congratulations to Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), who is joining AcaPop, a brand new a cappella group created by Pentatonix band member Scott Hoying and comprised entirely of kids!

Look for Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) in Season 4 of “House of Cards,” in an episode called “Chapter 66”!

Check out “Trolls: The Beat Goes On!” on Netflix, where you can hear Kyla Carter (Number the Stars) voicing the character of CJ Suki!

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If you listen closely while seeing Disney’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,” you can hear the voices of Broadway and tour kids and alumni Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), Landon Maas (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour), Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), and Brooklyn Shuck (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Tuck Everlasting, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, Frozen, The Lion King, Waitress, and more, including photos from the recent Broadway Serves event!











WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Closes at New York Theatre Workshop, Emerson Davis Departs ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and more!

Happy Trails to Rosdely Ciprian, Thursday Williams, and the company of What the Constitution Means to Me! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

Happy Trails as well to Emerson Davis, who played her final performance in Once On This Island today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Emerson!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Anastasia, Inner Voices, School of Rock, The Hard Problem, Beetlejuice, and more, including lots of photos of Broadway and Off-Broadway kids celebrating Halloween!















THE LION KING and FROZEN to Hold Open Calls in Chicago and Los Angeles, BEETLEJUICE Production Photos, and more!

Disney is holding open calls for kids for The Lion King and Frozen in Chicago and Los Angeles! Get more information HERE.

Check out production photos from Beetlejuice on Broadway.com!

Happy Halloween from Young Broadway Actor News! Have fun and be safe tonight, and check out these Halloween pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, The Hard Problem, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, and more!

Photo Credit: Rika Nishikawa
















Liam Campora Joins NOURA at Playwrights Horizons, Kavon Newman and Randle Ellis Jr. Join RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

Some shows alter their performance schedules this week due to Halloween! If you’re planning to see a show this week, check our website for more details.

Congratulations to Liam Campora (Marvin’s Room), who has been cast in Off-Broadway’s Noura at Playwrights Horizons!

Please welcome Kavon Newman and Randle Ellis Jr., who will rotate as Ben alongside, as previously announced, Jaden Waldman, in this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

Head to Once On This Island this week for their first anniversary celebration! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) will perform in the Broadway Can! Concert for City Harvest! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out opening night pictures from Happy Birthday, Wanda June on BroadwayWorld.com!

Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) will guest star on “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” on November 2nd!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, The Hard Problem, Waitress, School of Rock, Beetlejuice, Frozen, The Ferryman, and Once On This Island!

Photo Credit: Lauren Adler
















“A Bread Factory, Part Two” with Jeremy Shinder and “Viper Club” with Mattea Conforti Out Today, Oona Laurence and Austyn Johnson Join “Lost Girls,” and more!

Oona Laurence

“A Bread Factory, Part Two,” featuring Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story), arrives in New York City and Los Angeles today, and “Viper Club,” with Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), hits theaters today as well!

Oona Laurence (Matilda) and Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) have been cast in the upcoming Netflix project “Lost Girls”! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.

The upcoming Michael Jackson musical is holding EPAs for its developmental lab for next year! Get audition information HERE, and get advice on how to be seen at an Equity audition as a Non-Equity actor HERE.

Tune in to “Mickey’s 90th Spectacular” at 8/7c on November 4th to see Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) make an appearance with his sister!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Hard Problem, School of Rock, Anastasia, What the Constitution Means to Me, Once On This Island, Frozen, and The Lion King!










Suri Marrero’s Birthday, Full Seasons of “God Friended Me” and “Single Parents” Ordered, and more!

Happy birthday to Suri Marrero (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day, Suri!

“God Friended Me,” with Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), and “Single Parents,” with Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) and Tyler Wladis (A Christmas Story Live), both received full season orders! Congrats Eleanor, Devin, and Tyler!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) chatted with WTOP about adapting Beetlejuice for the stage, the character development of Lydia, and more! Read or listen HERE.

Dear Evan Hansen is holding an open casting call in LA on November 3rd for actors ages 17+!

The kids of The Ferryman stepped into the Broadway.com portrait booth on opening night! TheaterMania and BroadwayWorld also spoke with the kids and the rest of the cast; watch the videos below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, and Frozen!










“The Kids Are Alright” Series Premiere Tonight, The Early Night Show Tomorrow at The Green Room 42, and more!

The series premiere of “The Kids Are Alright,” with Andy Walken (A Christmas Story Live) and Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland), was tonight! Did you tune in?

Here’s a sneak peek at rehearsals for The Early Night Show, which performs at The Green Room 42 tomorrow evening!

Here’s the trailer for “The Foodie Sisters,” a new YouTube series from Victoria Collett (Waitress) and her older sister Francesca Collett!

Emerson Steele (Violet), Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), and Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE) will take part in the developmental presentation of Fat Kid Rules the World later this month, for which Matthew also wrote music and additional lyrics!

“Stranger Things” star and Broadway alum Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will be a guest judge on “Halloween Wars” this Sunday at 9pm on Food Network!

Dear Evan Hansen is holding open calls for actors age 17 years old and older for their Broadway and touring companies!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, The Ferryman, Once On This Island, Beetlejuice, The Lion King, Frozen, and School of Rock!











Sophia Anne Caruso in The New York Times, Pictures from FROZEN, and more!

The New York Times spoke with Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, Blackbird, Runaways, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) about Beetlejuice and her career thus far! Read the article on NYTimes.com.

 

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Lion King, The Hard Problem, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!









“Buttons” with Alivia Clark in Theaters December 8th, Ella Dane Morgan Books Feature Film, and more!

“Buttons,” a new movie musical with Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine, Dream Street) starring alongside Dick Van Dyke and Angela Lansbury, will play in theaters December 8th! Here’s the trailer:

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) has booked a principal role in a feature film! More details are TBA.

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, The Hard Problem, What the Constitution Means to Me, School of Rock, Waitress, The Lion King, and The Ferryman!

Photo Credit: Walter McBride/BroadwayWorld