Mehret Marsh’s Birthday, Find Your Funny Studio To Take Over Young Broadway Instagram This Weekend, and more!

Happy birthday to Mehret Marsh (Tina)! We hope you had a great day, Mehret!

Find Your Funny Studio, created by Waitress alumni Jeremy Morse and Alex Tripp, will take over the Young Broadway Actor News Instagram account this Saturday! If you’ve ever been curious about improv and acting classes over Zoom, now’s your chance to learn more!

You can check out two different virtual concerts featuring Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni this Saturday, February 20th! Throughout the day, check out Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress), Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), and more performing in Rising Talent Magazine’s next concert to benefit The Actors Fund! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

And at 7pm EST Saturday night, check out Nxt Generation Theatrics’ virtual concert! Tickets are FREE or pay-what-you-wish, and can be secured HERE. Donations will benefit Developing Arts and Hancock-French Woods Arts Alliance. Performers include Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Lana Schwartz (Endangered), and Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill)!

Walter Russell III (The Lion King) shared the newest episode of “The PAW-cast” earlier today, featuring special guest Zyasia Jadea Page (The Lion King tour)!

Check out the newest episode of “Take A Bow,” hosted by Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin) and featuring special guest Jonathan Burke – now available on the Broadway Podcast Network!

Listen to the newest episode of “Little Me,” featuring special guest Nancy Carson – also now available on the Broadway Podcast Network!

Eric A. Walker Jr. (Kinky Boots) has booked a gig on a series!

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, Les Miserables, A Day by the Sea) will appear in the upcoming web series “Places”! Get a sneak peek here:

And check out these videos from the kids of The Bedwetter and The Lion King!

Hudson Loverro’s Birthday, Kylie Kuioka Raising Money for York Theatre Company’s Flood Relief, and more!

Happy birthday to Hudson Loverro (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Hudson!

Off-Broadway alum Kylie Kuioka (Meet Me In St. Louis, Panama Hattie) will host a Duet Series with York Theatre Company to raise money for their flood relief efforts! Included among the upcoming guests is Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill).

BeneFIT, produced by Maya Jade Frank (Mary Poppins, Evita, A Little Princess), Michael Lee Brown, and Alessandra Tehya Frank, will begin on February 14th, 2021! Get more information on TheYaSisters.com, check out the full lineup announcement HERE, and sign up now at THIS LINK.

Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot) appeared in a Tide commercial during the Super Bowl! Watch below:

Listen to 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, The Bedwetter, Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Flying Over Sunset!





“The Stand” Series Premiere Today with Katherine McNamara, LAZARUS with Sophia Anne Caruso To Stream In January, and more!

The series premiere of “The Stand,” starring Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), is today! Be sure to tune in!

The London production of the Off-Broadway musical Lazarus, with Sophia Anne Caruso, will stream online from January 8-10, 2021! Get tickets HERE.

Walter Russell III (The Lion King) shared a new episode of “The PAW-cast” on his Instagram Live tonight, featuring special guest Shaylin Becton (The Lion King)!

Listen to the newest episode of the “Take A Bow” podcast, hosted by Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), featuring special guest Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Beauty and the Beast, Seussical) – now available on the Broadway Podcast Network!

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





Sami Bray’s Birthday, “Madagascar: A Little Wild” Season 2 feat. Shaylin Becton Now Streaming on Hulu, and more!

Happy birthday to Sami Bray (The Bedwetter)! We hope you had a great day, Sami!

Season 2 of “Madagascar: A Little Wild,” featuring Shaylin Becton (The Lion King), is now streaming on Hulu!

Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) has booked and worked on a number of voiceover projects, including two series and another season of “Bubble Guppies”! Find out more:

Talia Ryder (Matilda) was included in an article from British Vogue – “These 6 Actors Are Set to Rule 2021”! Read it now on Vogue.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) stopped by the “Little Known Facts” podcast! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

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 Bedwetter, Trevor, and The Lion King!








Atticus Ware’s Birthday, Shahadi Wright Joseph Cast in MCC Theater Benefit Reading of SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Atticus Ware (Flying Over Sunset)! We hope you had a great time celebrating this weekend!

Broadway alum and “Us” star Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has been cast in MCC Theater’s benefit reading of School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play on December 13th! Get more details on Playbill.com.

On Thanksgiving Day, Walter Russell III (The Lion King) will present a Thanksgiving-themed episode of “The PAW-cast” with past and present The Lion King cubs! The episode will stream on Walter’s Instagram Live at 6pm EST this Thursday.

In case you missed it, here’s the most recent Beetlejuice episode of “Stars In The House,” featuring Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music Live, A Little Princess)!

In Creative Company spoke with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) about writing The Perfect Fit!

Watch the full “Thankful” livestreamed concert from last night on YouTube, co-hosted by Zoe Glick (The Bedwetter, Unknown Soldier, Frozen) and Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord)!

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

Finally, check out this video of the 2008 Broadway cast of White Christmas performing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

“Thankful” Concert Hosted by Winter Donnelly and Zoe Glick Tonight, Analise Scarpaci Books Voiceover, and more!

“Thankful,” a benefit concert hosted by Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) and Zoe Glick (The Bedwetter, Unknown Soldier, Frozen) and featuring lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni, performed tonight! Watch HERE or below:

Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story) booked a voiceover this week!

Watch the entire BroadwayWorld Town Hall from earlier this week with young actors from Trevor, Sing Street, and more!

Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) wants you to get involved with The Sugarplum Sled this holiday season!

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) stopped by “The Love of Acting” on YouTube to discuss The Perfect Fit!

Check out these videos from the kids of Trevor and The Bedwetter!

Finally, check out the cast of Madison Square Garden’s production of A Christmas Carol, starring Tim Curry, performing during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

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!

SING STREET Postpones Opening to 2021-2022 Season, “Secrets of Sulphur Springs” with Kyliegh Curran Coming to Disney Channel in 2021, and more!

Sing Street has pushed back their opening date to the 2021-2022 Broadway season. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Secrets of Sulphur Springs,” a new series with Kyliegh Curran (The Lion King), will premiere on Disney Channel in 2021!

In case you missed it, here’s the entire “Ghostlight Concert,” produced by Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Bedwetter and The Lion King!




Ghostlight Concert and “Broadway Whodunit?” Tonight, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Benefit for Operation Backpack Tomorrow, and more!

The Ghostlight Concert, produced by Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984) to raise money for St. Jude’s Hospital and The Actors Fund’s COVID-19 relief efforts, took place earlier tonight with lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni! Watch HERE.

Also earlier tonight was “Broadway Whodunit?” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story, The Lion King), and more! Get more details HERE.

Tomorrow, join the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for a night of trivia to benefit Operation Backpack!

And check out this picture from the kids of The Lion King!