Johnathan Meza Joins ON YOUR FEET, Docu-Series Coming from Gianna Harris, and more!

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Please welcome Johnathan Meza, who is joining the company of On Your Feet! He will play Jeremy, Nayib, and Young Emilio at certain performances. Congrats, Johnathan! Check out his Playbill page.

Gianna Harris (School of Rock) has a new docu-series about life as a Broadway kid, coming soon to her YouTube page! Watch the trailer:


New docu-series coming soon…. #giweekly #youngbroadway

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The episode of “Law and Order: SVU” that will feature Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) is scheduled to air on November 9th! Find out more:


Diego Lucano took over the School of Rock Instagram account today! Here’s his introductory post:


BroadwayWorld has promotional pictures from Hairspray Live HERE and the first cast photo HERE!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Falsettos, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and Hairspray Live!

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Alumni on NBC Cozi TV with Dance Molinari, Pictures from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Some of our alumni danced on NBC Cozi TV today with Dance Molinari! More video coming soon, but for now check out this clip:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, A Day by the Sea, Waitress, Falsettos, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Hairspray Live!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Open Call, Pictures from FUN HOME, ON YOUR FEET, and more!

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Get the details about an open call in Atlanta for School of Rock for African-American girls ages 8-12 in the Facebook post below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Hairspray Live, Falsettos, Waitress, and The Lion King!

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FINDING NEVERLAND to Return to Broadway Following Tour, Mattea Conforti on “Gotham,” and more!

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Finding Neverland is planning to return to Broadway after its national tour, according to Playbill.com!

Congrats to Mattea Conforti (Matilda), who guest-starred on “Gotham” last night! Here she is on set with some of the stars:


You can now get notifications to your email when we post a blog! Sign up is located on the right of the page at YoungBway.org. Also, check out our mobile-friendly breakdown of holiday schedules for our featured Broadway and Off-Broadway shows HERE!

Watch Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) do the 7 Second Challenge in the video below! Also, he is filming a project for Primme; more details to come, and check out a picture from the shoot in his Instagram post.


(Repost @rubygriffin4) Yesterday I had a fun time doing a shoot with @rubygriffin4! Thanks @primmemusic for having us!

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Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) has booked a commercial! More details to come, and check out a picture of Jeremy on set below:


On set!😊🎬🎥 #commercial #chicago

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Waitress, and Matilda!

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A DAY BY THE SEA Cast Changes, Carly Gendell on for Summer in SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Frederick Buford (The City of Conversation), pictured below at left, has joined A Day by the Sea as Athan Sporek (Les Miserables) exits to begin rehearsals for A Bronx Tale. Congrats, Frederick, and happy trails and best of luck, Athan!

Carly Gendell will be on for the role of Summer in School of Rock on October 16th at 1pm and 6pm! Also, she hosted a Periscope today at 4:30pm! Find out more in her Instagram post:


“Legends of the Hidden Temple,” which features Isabela Moner (Evita) and Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots), will are on Nickelodeon on November 26th at 8pm! Get more details on Vulture.com.

“Shadowhunters,” starring Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), will return with Season 2 on January 2nd, 2017! Get more information on Deadline.com.

Here’s the School of Rock kids performing “Sweet Child O’ Mine” at the Oculus opening at the World Trade Center!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fiddler on the Roof, School of Rock, Hairspray Live, On Your Feet, and Waitress!

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Carly Gendell’s Birthday, Pictures from MATILDA, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Happy birthday to Carly Gendell (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Carly!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, School of Rock, Falsettos, Kinky Boots, and Waitress!

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MOTHER COURAGE Receives Best Revival Nomination, Shifted Election Day Performance Schedules, and more!

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Classic Stage Company’s Mother Courage and Her Children has been nominated for an AUDELCO Award for Best Revival! The show also received nominations for Lead Actress and Supporting Actor. Congratulations to Deandre Sevon (Runaways, Mother Courage…) and the company! Find out more on AUDELCO.org.

Several Broadway shows are shifting their schedules for the week of Election Day! Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Waitress, among others, will be dark on Tuesday, November 8th, to encourage people to go vote. Some of the shows will be replacing their Tuesday show with a Monday performance; get more specific information on Playbill.com.

Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting) sang the National Anthem for the Red Sox over the weekend! Check out a picture and a video below:

Here’s Tre Jones (The Lion King) singing “Talking to the Moon” at Broadway Sessions!

Jad Grey (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) appears in this commercial for Visa!

Check out a feature on Evie Dolan (School of Rock) on BroadwayBox.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of On Your Feet, The Lion King, and Falsettos!

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Video from RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Auditions, Maya Jade Frank on “Bizaardvark” Tonight, and more!

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Check out video of the auditions for the role of Clara in this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular below!

Tonight, Maya Jade Frank (Evita, Mary Poppins, A Little Princess) returns to Disney Channel’s “Bizaardvark” at 8:30pm! Find out more:


guess who's on @disneychannel 's tonight at 8:30PM !? #belissa #disneychannel #disney

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress and School of Rock!

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Caleb McLaughlin and Gaten Matarazzo Visiting White House, Oona Laurence Books Feature Film, and more!

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We have lots of alumni news! Congratulations to:

  • Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), who are visiting the White House with their “Stranger Things” castmates!
  • Oona Laurence (Matilda), who has booked a new feature film!
  • Scarlett Diaz (A Little Princess) and her family, who have a commercial callback!
  • Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), who is on hold for a voiceover for an animated project!
  • Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), who has booked a new feature film that starts shooting this weekend!

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Hairspray Live, and Waitress!

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Chloé Bryan Debuts in SCHOOL OF ROCK, Full Video of MISSING GEMINI, and more!

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Congrats to Chloé Bryan, who made her Broadway debut last night in School of Rock!

Here’s a video of the full production of Missing Gemini!

“The New Edition Story,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King), is set to premiere on BET January 24-26, 2017! Get more information and watch a trailer HERE.

The next Cabaret for a Cause event will be held on November 27th! Find out more:

Watch Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) do the Sibling Tag with his sister!

Check out pictures of the cast of On Your Feet meeting Gina Rodriguez of “Jane the Virgin” on Playbill.com!

Playbill also has pictures of the cast of School of Rock meeting Ben Stiller and Darren Criss–check them out HERE!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Hairspray Live, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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