Happy Belated Birthday to Alyssa Emily Marvin, Broadway Productions and TREVOR On Pause Through September 6, and more

Happy belated birthday to Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Alyssa!

Broadway productions are now offering refunds and exchanges for performances through September 6th, 2020. The Off-Broadway production of Trevor will also continue its pause through September 6th. An exact return date is TBA.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will perform in a reading of the play I And You by Lauren Gunderson on “Stars In The House” this weekend! Get more details on Broadway.com.

See below for a list of our featured shows that were Outer Critics Circle Award honorees! And check out the full list on Playbill.com.

  • Outstanding New Broadway Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
  • Outstanding New Broadway Musical – Tina: The Tina Turner Musical with a book by Katori Hall, with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins
  • Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play – Make Believe by Bess Wohl
  • Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical – The Secret Life of Bees with a book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, and lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd
  • John Gassner Award – Our Dear Dead Drug Lord by Alexis Scheer
  • Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – Lynn Nottage for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – Susan Birkenhead and Duncan Sheik for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Stephen Daldry for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Choreographer – Anthony Van Laast for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Outstanding Orchestrations – Christopher Nightingale for A Christmas Carol
  • Outstanding Orchestrations – Duncan Sheik and John Clancy for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Actor in a Play – Tom Hiddleston for Betrayal
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – John Benjamin Hickey for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Samuel H. Levine for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Lois Smith for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Adrienne Warren for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical – Gus Halper for Sing Street
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical – Daniel J. Watts for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – Eisa Davis for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – LaChanze for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – Saycon Sengbloh for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) – Rob Howell for A Christmas Carol
  • Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical) – Mark Thompson for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Outstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical) – Hugh Vanstone for A Christmas Carol
  • Outstanding Sound Design (Play or Musical) – Simon Baker for A Christmas Carol

Here’s Broadway Babysitters’ class schedule for this week!

Cast members from the original Broadway cast of Dear Evan Hansen played “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and Alex Boniello earlier today!

Broadway kids! Becky Baird and Lauren Hirsh are looking for stories to include in a brand new book all about you! See the graphic below for more details:

Watch the full “Virtual Nights for Singing” concert, with kids from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Frozen, and Flying Over Sunset!

Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) went live on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

Luke Naphat (Trevor) put together a virtual cover of “Here Comes The Sun”!

“Disney Family Singalong,” with Walter Russell III (The Lion King), is now streaming on Hulu and Disney+!

Watch the full “Broadway Does Mother’s Day” livestream with Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie), Lexi Underwood (The Lion King), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), and cast members from Sing Street and Mrs. Doubtfire!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), and featuring Ayla Schwartz (Frozen), Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Liza Smith, and Hallie-Kate Dierks!

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





A BOY’S COMPANY… at Playwrights Horizons Delayed, Off-Broadway Alliance Award Nominations Announced, and more

Check out these throwbacks to two recent Broadway revivals: the cast of Once On This Island performing on the 2018 Tony Awards, and the cast of Fiddler on the Roof performing on the 2016 Tony Awards! #YoungBway10

Playwrights Horizons’ production of A Boy’s Company… has been delayed. Please see the theater’s website for more details!

The nominations for the Off-Broadway Alliance Awards were announced today! See below for the list of nominations for our featured shows, and get the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Best New Play – Make Believe by Bess Wohl, produced by Second Stage Theater
  • Best New Musical – Sing Street, book by Enda Walsh, music & lyrics by John Carney and Gary Clark, produced by New York Theatre Workshop
  • Best New Musical – The Secret Life of Bees, book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, produced by Atlantic Theater Company

Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) recently appeared on an episode of “Drunk History”! [Warning: Mature Language and Themes]

On Thursday, the cast of Sing Street will preview songs and scenes from their show to benefit BC/EFA and The Mayors Fund! Get a glimpse of their livestream rehearsal courtesy of The New York Times.

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Patrick Scott McDermott (Les Miserables tour), and Sami Schneider!

We spotted Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie) in extended footage from “Beastie Boys Story,” now streaming on AppleTV+!

Today and yesterday, Off-Broadway alumni Keira Belle Young (The Pain of My Belligerence), Phoebe Young (The Pain of My Belligerence), and Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) live-streamed concerts on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account!

“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) returned today with stars from Waitress, Torch Song, and more!

Here’s Broadway Babysitters’ class schedule for this week!

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





Robert Montano Celebrates 200th Performance in RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, Juliet Benn Completes Run in TINA, and more!

Congratulations to Robert Montano, who recently completed his 200th performance with Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

Congrats as well to Juliet Benn (Once On This Island), who recently completed a run as Young Anna Mae in Tina!

Look for Bryan Holden Chan (The Lion King) modeling for Hibbett Sports!

Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) will guest star on an episode of “New Amsterdam”!

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Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE) and Rozie Baker (Bonnie and Clyde, Shrek, Mary Poppins) are both going on tour in the upcoming weeks/months! See Rozie’s tour dates below; Meg’s are still TBA.

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord and Make Believe both get shoutouts in TheaterMania’s 5 Best Off-Broadway Shows of 2019!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and A Christmas Carol!

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Makayla Joy Connolly Featured in The Times of Huntington-Northport, Ava Briglia Voices Sneak Peek of “Diana: Princess of the Amazons” Graphic Novel, and more!

Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) chatted with The Times of Huntington-Northport!

Ava Briglia (Anatomy of a Suicide, The Ferryman, School of Rock, Matilda) is the voice of this sneak peek of DC Comics’ newest graphic novel, Diana: Princess of the Amazons!

Check out this article about how Presley Ryan’s TikToks have turned Beetlejuice into one of Broadway’s hottest shows!

Make Believe, which played Off-Broadway earlier this year at Second Stage Theater, is among The Wrap’s 10 Best New York Theater Productions of 2019!

What the Constitution Means to Me and the Hollywood Bowl’s production of Into the Woods, with Broadway alum Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) as Jack, are among the Los Angeles Times’ Best Theater of 2019!

And here are pictures from the kids of A Christmas Carol, Dear Evan Hansen, and Frozen!




Andrew Barth Feldman to Depart DEAR EVAN HANSEN in January, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY to Move to the York Theatre Company, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman will play his final performance of Dear Evan Hansen on January 26th. Go see him before then if you can!

Forbidden Broadway will move to the York Theatre Company! Get more details HERE.

What the Constitution Means to Me and The Inheritance made Time’s Best Theater Performances of 2019 list, while Make Believe was included on The New York Times’s Best Theater of 2019 list!

Watch Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie) sing “Not for the Life of Me” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Here’s Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) singing “Suddenly Seymour” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Congrats to Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris), who appeared on a recent episode of the TV series “Tricked”!

Earlier this week, Presley Ryan performed “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway Under the Stars, a free event at The Shops at Columbus Circle!

YBAN has created a playlist of holiday songs from musicals like Elf and A Christmas Story, tracks from “Carols for a Cure” and “The Holiday Star Experience,” and singles/EPs released by the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway! We’ll be updating it throughout the season. Give a listen HERE!

“Sunny Side Up,” with Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), has arrived on Brat TV!

Congrats to Dayton Tavares (Billy Elliot), who has been cast in Magic Mike Live, which will open in Melbourne in May 2020 and then tour through Australia!

Here’s a sneak peek of Suri Marrero (Frozen) in “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”!

The Seattle run of Mrs. Doubtfire has extended through January 4th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Emerson Steele (Violet) is producing a show at 54 Below called “I Am Woman”! It will take place on February 23rd. Get tickets HERE!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) is on the cover of Visual Tales Magazine!

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The newest episode of the podcast “Little Known Facts” features Ella Rubin (The Rose Tattoo)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s a peek at “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” with alum Jenna Weir (Frozen), coming to Amazon Prime on December 6th and PBS Kids on December 7th!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) sang the National Anthem for a recent Knicks game over the weekend!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, A Christmas Carol, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!






Kyla Carter to Reprise Role in WHITE CHRISTMAS National Tour, Marcello Silva Joins NEVER EVER LAND in Los Angeles, and more!

Kyla Carter (Dream Street) is hitting the road again this year with the national tour of White Christmas! Check out the show if it’ll be near your hometown!

You can see Marcello Silva (A Christmas Story Live) in Never Ever Land, a new play currently performing in Los Angeles!

And are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, Frozen, Beetlejuice, for all the women who thought they were Mad, and more!

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Broadway Flea Market TODAY, Presley Ryan to Perform as the Girl Scout in BEETLEJUICE September 24-26, and more!

This year’s Broadway Flea Market took place today in Shubert Alley! Get more details HERE.

You can see Presley Ryan going on for the Girl Scout in Beetlejuice from September 24-26!

Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) will make her 54 Below debut on September 28th, ahead of performing in the upcoming revival of West Side Story! Get tickets HERE.

Dear Evan Hansen is holding an open call for young men ages 17+ for the roles of Evan Hansen, Connor Murphy, and Jared Kleinman! Get details HERE.

Caroline, Or Change is seeking open submissions for the roles of Noah Gellman and Joe Thibodeaux! Get more details HERE.

Netflix is turning 13 into a movie! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) will perform in A Class Act NY’s production of A Chorus Line!

Brooke Timber (Ballyturk) modeled for a new campaign for The Children’s Place!

Last night, Concert For America was livestreamed HERE! Check out the video to see Jonah Verdon (Disaster!) and many others perform.

Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda) will appear in the upcoming short film “Youthful Faces”! Release date is TBA.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Beetlejuice, Make Believe, The Lion King, and Frozen!










Robert Montano and Carlos Carreras Join CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, THE ROSE TATTOO Begins Previews, and more!

Congrats to Robert Montano and Carlos Carreras who have been cast in this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular! This is Robert’s 3rd year and Carlos’s 1st year!

Happy 1st preview to The Rose Tattoo! The show officially opens on October 15th.

Beetlejuice released a longer clip of “Dead Mom” feat. Sophia Anne Caruso! Watch below.

Makayla Joy Connolly made her Broadway debut in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child this week! Check out the pictures below.

The Tony Awards have announced that the 2020 ceremony will take place on June 7th, airing on CBS at 8/7c. Nominations will be announced on April 28th.

Earlier this week, I (Lindsay) went to see Inland Valley Repertory Theater’s production of Fun Home (feat. Broadway alum Maya Grace Fischbein) at the Candlelight Pavilion in Claremont, CA! Congratulations on a great performance, Maya!

“Fancy Nancy”, a Disney Junior show starring Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables), has been renewed for a 3rd season! Season 2 begins airing on October 4th.

Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory) has been cast in a new Netflix film “Sorta Like A Rock Star”. Click HERE for more info.

Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) has booked a voiceover gig. More details coming soon.

Cate Elefante (Waitress) was on the set of a commercial this week! We will let you know when it begins to air.

We have some more videos from (YOUNG)! Take a look below.

 

 

 

 

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and Make Believe!


 

 

 

 


FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Begins Previews, Makayla Joy Connolly to Make Broadway Debut in HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, and more!

Happy first preview to Joshua Turchin and the company of Forbidden Broadway! Break a leg!

Congrats to Makayla Joy Connolly (White Christmas tour), who will make her Broadway debut when she joins Harry Potter and the Cursed Child this week!

Congrats as well to Sam Primack (Dear Evan Hansen), who has officially joined the touring company of Dear Evan Hansen as the Evan Hansen Alternate!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Beetlejuice, and Make Believe!





Bella May Mordus Makes Official MAKE BELIEVE Debut, Sekhmet Sisterhood’s Night of Broadway and 54 Sings Jonas Brothers Tonight, and more!

Congrats to Bella May Mordus, who made her official debut in Make Believe on Friday, going on for Kate! Check out pictures:

Tonight, Laurissa “Lala” Romain (South Pacific), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), and Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda) performed at The Green Room 42 as part of Sekhmet Sisterhood’s Night of Broadway! Get more details HERE.

Also tonight, Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) and Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie) performed in 54 Sings Jonas Brothers at 54 Below! Find out more about that event HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Make Believe, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, and Dear Evan Hansen!