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!

Bryan Chan to Join THE LION KING, Jai Ram Srinivasan and Sebastian Ortiz in The New York Times, and more!

Congrats to Bryan Chan, who will make his Broadway debut as Young Simba in The Lion King next week!

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I am super excited to finally announce that I will be playing the role of Young Simba in Disney’s, The Lion King on Broadway! I will be making my debut on November 19th. I am thankful first and foremost to God and everyone that has helped me realize my dreams. Special thanks to my parents, my grandparents, my family, my community 🇬🇾, my agent Barry Kolker, Justin Bohon from Binder Casting, my acting coach Roberta Lowe from Acting Out and last but not least The Natraj Center for the Performing Arts. I just can’t wait to be king! #broadwaykids #broadway #lionkingmusical #lionkingonbroadway #youngsimba #childactor #actor #ijustcantwaittobeking #bryanholdenchan #bhchan #broadwaydebut #kidactors #lionking

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Jai Ram Srinivasan and Sebastian Ortiz were featured in an article about A Christmas Carol, and particularly the character of Tiny Tim, in The New York Times!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will speak at 92Y on December 8th! Get more details HERE.

Inside Broadway will give NYC students an inside look at Beetlejuice! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Watch Isa Antonetti (Evita) cover “Buenos Aires” below, and be sure to see her in Evita, now through November 24th at New York City Center!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of 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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My heart is overwhelmed with joy, excitement, and pure gratitude! I am so happy to share that I will be joining the amazing cast of Disney Lion King on Broadway as Young Nala!! I am excited and ready to embrace my inner lioness! 🦁👑♥️ Thank you to everyone who played apart in making this dream a reality!! #TeamLayla 📸 @imsobronx #youngnala #hakunamatata #broadway #broadwaykids #youngbroadway #nala #simba #cubs #mufasa #sarabi #rafiki #disney #disneyonbroadway #lionking #pridelands #justcantwait #circleoflife #newyorkcity #maraentertainment #paradigmtalentagency #lkny #playbill #laylacapers #gifted #broadwaybound #cloudnine #dreambig #staytrue #beamazing @sistagirl57

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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!

PANAMA HATTIE Closes at York Theatre Company, Jacob Michael Laval Featured in US Chess, and more!

Happy Trails to Kylie Kuioka and the cast of Panama Hattie at York Theatre Company! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Kylie!

Did you know that Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo) likes to play chess? He’s currently featured in US Chess!

“Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), is now streaming on Apple TV+!

Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) has been cast in Noises Off in Demarest, NJ! Get tickets HERE.

Congratulations to Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies), who guest starred on “The Blacklist” this week!

Take a look at the Beetlejuice curtain call from Halloween night, when Presley Ryan went on as Lydia, as well as some highlights from the show’s Black & White Ball with TodayTix!

Congrats to Korinne Tetlow (The Traveling Lady, If Only), who just completed a workshop and industry performance of Once Upon A One More Time!

Mehret Marsh (Tina) has joined the lineup for “Rockers on Broadway,” happening on November 11th!

You can hear the voice of Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) in the series “The Paper Girls Show,” coming soon to Amazon!

Here’s a new Queen medley from Acapop! KIDS with Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King)!

The new Britney Spears musical Once Upon A One More Time is holding an EPA for all roles, including one for an 8-10 year old girl! Get audition information for day 1, day 2, and day 3, as well as advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer!

Andy Walken (A Christmas Story Live) guest starred on this week’s episode of “Modern Family”!

Congrats from Delaney Quinn (Waitress), who recently filmed a segment for “The View”! Here’s the full video:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Frozen, Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, for all the women who thought they were Mad, and more, including lots of pictures from the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrating Halloween!










THE UNDERLYING CHRIS Begins Previews, Fina Strazza Guest Stars on “Madam Secretary,” and more!

Happy first preview to The Underlying Chris! Break a leg!

Congrats to Fina Strazza (Matilda, Animal), who guest starred on last week’s episode of “Madam Secretary”!

Young Broadway Actor News is bringing you a look at the brand new Harmony Helper app! Check out the press release HERE.

“The Assistant,” featuring Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street), will arrive in theaters in January! Get more details on Deadline.com.

“Nostalgic Christmas,” a brand new Hallmark Christmas movie with Jenna Weir (Frozen), will premiere on Halloween!

Andrew Barth Feldman and the Evan Hansens of London, Toronto, and the US Tour performed “For Forever” to celebrate the first performance of Dear Evan Hansen in London!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of for all the women who thought they were Mad, Fear, Frozen, and more, including lots of photos of Broadway and Off-Broadway kids celebrating Halloween!

FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD and PANAMA HATTIE Open, Hudson Loverro Cast in Reading of COME FIND ME: A CHRISTMAS MUSICAL, and more!

Happy Opening to Kat Williams, Blasina Olowe, and the company of for all the women who thought they were Mad at Soho Rep, as well as Kylie Kuioka and the company of Panama Hattie at York Theatre Company! Break a leg to all! And check out production photos from Panama Hattie on BroadwayWorld.com.

Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Assassins) has been cast in a reading of a new musical called Come Find Me: A Christmas Musical! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Reminder: the cast of Beetlejuice will perform on “The View” on Halloween! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) stopped by Tamron to speak out against bullying! Here’s a clip:

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And here are pictures from the kids of The Rose Tattoo and Frozen!




PANAMA HATTIE Begins Performances, Classic Stage Company Holding EPAs for ASSASSINS, and more!

Happy first performance to Kylie Kuioka and the company of Panama Hattie at the York Theatre Company!

Classic Stage Company is holding Equity Principal Auditions for their production of Assassins on November 4th, 5th, and 7th! Get audition information on Playbill.com, and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer on ActorAesthetic.com.

Check out the cast of Forbidden Broadway performing a number for Playbill.com!

Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways) and Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street) will perform at this year’s Rockers on Broadway concert!

Zoe Wilson (Eco Village, The Pill, Play Like a Winner, Three Days to See) and Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) reprised their roles in the new musical XY: The Musical this week at The Duplex! Here’s a clip:

The cast of The Underlying Chris met the press this week! Check out photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tonight, Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Kylie McNeill (Runaways), and more will take the stage at The Green Room 42 to raise money for the Rainforest Alliance! Get tickets HERE.

Watch Sophia Anne Caruso perform a cut song from Beetlejuice on RollingStone.com!

Did you know that Sophia Rodriguez (Waitress) and Jesus Del Orden (The Lion King) are cousins? Check out Jesus and his castmate Aliya “Jo” Ramey visiting Sophia at the diner:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Panama Hattie, Waitress, Frozen, The Rose Tattoo, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!









Nirvaan Pal Joins Lineup of “A Time to Scream,” Jaden Jordan Cast in Netflix’s “Grand Army,” and more!

Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) has been added to the lineup for “A Time to Scream,” taking place this weekend in NYC! Get tickets HERE.

Congrats to Jaden Jordan (Kinky Boots, The Lion King), who has been cast in the upcoming Netflix series “Grand Army”! Get more information on IMDb.

Check out photos from the Beetlejuice Black & White Ball on BroadwayWorld.com!

Broadway alum Isabela Moner (Evita) has changed her name to Isabela Merced, and she is debuting a new single! Find out more on Refinery29.com.

Congrats to Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle), who guest starred on a recent episode of “Almost Family”! Here’s a clip:

Here’s this week’s episode of the Dear Evan Hansen vlog!

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




THE ROSE TATTOO Opens on Broadway, FEAR and FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD Begin Previews, and more!

Happy Opening to The Rose Tattoo! Break a leg, everyone!

Happy first preview to Fear at the Lucille Lortel Theatre and to for all the women who thought they were Mad, which had its first preview at Soho Rep last night!

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord has extended its run again, this time through November 3rd! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) will reprise her role for the national tour of What the Constitution Means to Me when it stops in Los Angeles and Chicago! Find out more on LATimes.com.

Keira Belle Young (The Pain of My Belligerence) has been cast in this year’s A Christmas Story national tour! Congrats!

The second episode of Andrew Barth Feldman’s Dear Evan Hansen vlog is here!

Also, here’s new footage from the show with Andrew!

Mateo Lizcano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has been cast as Link in his school’s production of Hairspray! Performances are set for March 2020. Get tickets HERE!

Check out photos from the first preview of Tina on Playbill.com!

Jamilah Rosemond (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) appeared in a sketch on last week’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” with David Harbour!

Here’s video of the cast of A Christmas Carol meeting for the first time!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Beetlejuice, Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Forbidden Broadway, Waitress, and Tina!