THE JUNGLE Postponed at St. Ann’s Warehouse, ASSASSINS Rehearsals and Ticket Sales Suspended, and more

St. Ann’s Warehouse has postponed The Jungle.

Rehearsals and ticket sales for Assassins at Classic Stage Company have been suspended. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The Houston, TX, open call for Frozen and The Lion King has been postponed. However, you can submit via video! Check here for details.

Andrew Barth Feldman chatted with Marc Tumminelli about life after Dear Evan Hansen! Now available wherever you get your podcasts.

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) has another edition of “The Early Night Show” out, with Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) and Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I)!

Here’s a peek at “Little Fires Everywhere,” with Lexi Underwood (The Lion King)! Stream it now on Hulu!

A Boy’s Company Presents: Tell Me If I’m Hurting You is playing at Playwrights Horizons beginning in May, and they are seeking male-identifying dancers/actors aged 16-18!

And check out these pictures from the kids of Flying Over Sunset and Frozen!




TREVOR Postpones Run, Alexa Valentino’s New Single “Awake At Night” Available Now, and more

Trevor has unfortunately postponed its run. Keep an eye out for more news about the show’s future!

Check out Alexa Valentino’s (Dream Street, Number the Stars) new single “Awake At Night,” available on all streaming platforms!

Atticus Ware (Flying Over Sunset) booked a voiceover project! Stay tuned for more details.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Flying Over Sunset, The Lion King, and The Bedwetter!






Broadway Goes Dark and Off-Broadway Cancels and Suspends Shows Due to Coronavirus, and more

Please see below for a list of shows, performances, and auditions that have either been cancelled or suspended due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), and get more details on each show at the links provided:

Cancelled:

Suspended:

  • All Broadway shows, through April 12th. Of our featured shows, this includes:
    • Beetlejuice
    • Caroline, Or Change, which was scheduled to begin previews March 13th
    • Flying Over Sunset, which was scheduled to begin previews tonight, March 12th
    • Frozen
    • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    • The Inheritance, which was scheduled to close this weekend
    • The Lion King
    • Mrs. Doubtfire, which was in previews and was scheduled to open April 5th
    • Sing Street, which was scheduled to begin previews March 26th
  • Whisper House (along with other shows playing at 59E59) will resume performances on April 1st

Other News

Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime) has joined the upcoming Ragtime benefit concert! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out this promo for Trevor, and get tickets; previews begin April 7th!

Presley Ryan took part in a special post-show talkback Q&A at Beetlejuice with current Girl Scouts!

And check out these photos from Unknown Soldier, Whisper House, and Flying Over Sunset:

Photo Credit: Playwrights Horizons

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Kaylin Hedges Joins THE BEDWETTER, Season 3 of “On My Block” with Brett Gray Out Today, and more!

Congrats to Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle), who has joined the cast of The Bedwetter at Atlantic Theater Company as a swing!

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Super excited to announce I am joining the amazing cast of The Bedwetter as the swing for Ally,Amy,Abby and Laura. I had the pleasure of doing 2 past readings of this amazing show and though I outgrew my original role I am just so excited to still be able to be a part of this hysterical and incredibly touching show! And I get to be in a show with some my good friends!!!!!!!! Thank you so much @sarahkatesilverman @adam_schlesinger and all of the creative team of Bedwetter! Also a huge thanks to @telseyandco and the @atlantictheater for the amazing opportunity! Lastly thanks to my amazing team @cesdtalent @ddoaner @mallorytuckerpierro and @rosetibbs you guys are amazing always ❤️❤️❤️ . . . . #thebedwetter #theatrekid #musicaltheatre #offbroadway #youngactor #actinglife #youngbroadway #broadwaykid #cesdtalent #cesd #blessed #greatful #swinglife #childactor

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As of today, the third season of “On My Block,” with Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), is now streaming on Netflix!

Blasina Olowe (for all the women who thought they were Mad) appears in the new season of the web series “Assisted Living,” out now!

The cast of Mrs. Doubtfire surprised New Yorkers with coffee! Check it out on Playbill.com.

Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) and Amanda Swickle (Tink!) are appearing in a video series for Seventeen called “Seventeen Teens”! Here’s an episode:

Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) is hosting a cabaret at The Green Room 42 on March 30th, featuring past and present kids of Frozen!

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super thrilled to announce that on monday, march 30th, i will be hosting my very own cabaret called Harmonies 4 Hope at The Green Room 42 (@thegreenroom42). the evening will benefit @covenant_house to better the lives and futures of homeless teens. "for the first time in forever,” all the original, former, and current young elsas and young annas from @frozenbroadway will share the stage. my sisters and i (and a special guest or two!) will sing songs with messages of hope, strength and inspiration in an effort to raise awareness for the Covenant House. this will serve as my mitzvah project for my upcoming bat mitzvah as a way to help make a difference in the lives of others 🙂 come join us! additional donations can be made through link in bio!! @brookebesikof @matteaconforti @brooklyn__nelson @audreybennettactor @zozonyc @mimi.ryder @jennaweirofficial @leilarosegross @officialwinterdonnelly @charlie.tassone @fionamorganq @surimarrero @annaraehaller @rcreightonnyc @jeffpew1 #Harmonies4Hope #frozenbroadway #covenanthouse #frozenfam

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Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) is releasing “Fool” on all music streaming platforms on March 27th!

And check out this promotional video for Unknown Soldier featuring Zoe Glick!

Zoe Glick’s Birthday, UNKNOWN SOLDIER Opens at Playwrights Horizons, MRS. DOUBTFIRE Begins Broadway Previews, and more!

Happy birthday to Zoe Glick (Unknown Soldier, The Bedwetter)! We hope you had a great day, Zoe! Also, happy opening to Zoe and the company of Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons! Break a leg to all!

Break a leg to the cast of Mrs. Doubtfire on their first Broadway preview tonight!

Growing Up Broadway will present “Now and Then” at 54 Below this Sunday! The event will feature Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime), Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Will Coombs (A Bronx Tale, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Ferryman), Jonathan Demar (A Christmas Carol), Katherine Leigh Doherty (Mary Poppins, A Little Night Music), Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Bret Fox (A Christmas Carol), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Melody Hollis (White Christmas), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Emily Klein (Parade), Cassidy Ladden (Annie, Annie Get Your Gun), Joey LaVarco (13), Eliza Holland Madore (Once, Matilda), Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman, Make Believe), Jaclyn Neidenthal (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Evan Jay Newman (Les Miserables, The Capeman, A Christmas Carol), Kara Oates (Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins), Olivia Oguma (A Christmas Carol), Hayley Podschun (The Sound of Music), Eric A. Walker Jr. (Kinky Boots), Brynn Williams (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, In My Life, 13, Bye Bye Birdie), and more. Get tickets HERE!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Unknown Soldier, Mrs. Doubtfire, Trevor, and Frozen!

Photo Credit: Eva Zar for The New York Times






MEDEA Closes at BAM, Presley Ryan to Depart BEETLEJUICE This Month, and more!

Happy Trails to the company of Medea at BAM! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Presley Ryan will depart Beetlejuice on March 29th. Go see her before then if you can! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Mrs. Doubtfire will offer digital rush tickets! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

“From Dreams to Broadway” featured performances by kids from Forbidden Broadway, School of Rock, and more!

You can hear the voice of Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) on the Noggin app when you play the “Super Silly Surprise Party” game!

Here’s a new trailer for “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” with Talia Ryder (Matilda), arriving in New York City and Los Angeles on March 13th and everywhere on April 3rd!

Deandre Sevon (Runaways, Mother Courage and Her Children) has released a new single called “Wonderland”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Mrs. Doubtfire, Caroline, Or Change, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea, Tina, The Lion King, Frozen, and Flying Over Sunset!
















Casting Announced for TREVOR Off-Broadway, Alum Reese Sebastian Diaz to Join DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and more!

The Off-Broadway cast of Trevor will include Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Assassins) in the title role, as well as Ava Briglia (Anatomy of a Suicide, The Ferryman, School of Rock, Matilda), Mark Aguirre, Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street), Yale Langworthy, Mateo Lizcano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Alyssa Emily Marvin (Number the Stars, Dream Street), Luke Naphat, Zachary Podair, Isabella Russo (The Underlying Chris, The Mother of Invention, School of Rock), Afra Sophia Tully, and Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), as well as alum Luke Kolbe Mannikus (Matilda, Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert)! Get more details HERE.

Congrats to alum Reese Sebastian Diaz (Mary Poppins), who is joining Dear Evan Hansen as an understudy!

This week, Dana Steingold will play Lydia in Beetlejuice from tonight through February 27th, while Presley Ryan will play Lydia from February 28th through March 1st!

The cast and creative team of Sing Street shared with BroadwayDirect.com what it’s like bringing the popular film to the stage!

Disney star and Off-Broadway alum Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular) has been cast in the upcoming film “The Fallout”! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) is hosting “FutureFest” at 54 Below in March! The event also features Lauren Bryant (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Carlos Carreras (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Eve Johnson (The Net Will Appear), Amanda Swickle (Tink!). Limited tickets remain; get yours now!

Congratulations to Sophia Anne Caruso, who was nominated for a Clive Barnes Award for her performance in Beetlejuice! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Eli Rayman (The Winter’s Tale) has booked an episode of “Sesame Street”!

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Had a super fun time at @sesamestreet !!!

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Raigan Olivia Saunders-Newton (Waitress) appears in this video for the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden!

Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) has booked a voiceover project! More details to come.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Sing Street, Flying Over Sunset, Frozen, The Lion King, and Caroline, Or Change!






Mehret Marsh’s Birthday, Haven Alexander Departs THE LION KING, Cast Changes at BEETLEJUICE, and more!

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

Happy Trails to Haven Alexander, who played his final performance as Young Simba in The Lion King recently. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Haven!

Happy Trails as well to Sophia Anne Caruso, who played her final performance as Lydia in Beetlejuice this past Wednesday, February 19th, to pursue television work. More details to come! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Sophia.

Presley Ryan has been on as Lydia in Beetlejuice through today, February 23rd!

Alum Ellen Marlow (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) has joined the cast of Frozen!

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Dream come true. ❄️💙

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The Inheritance will end its run on March 15th. Go see Ryan Buggle and Tre Ryder in the show before then! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch the cast of Mrs. Doubtfire react to Rob McClure in costume, on BroadwayWorld.com! Also, the show’s cast met the press earlier this week! Check out photos on Broadway.com and a video below:

Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem) will appear in the upcoming HBO movie “Bad Education,” arriving on April 25th! Here’s the trailer:

Tonight, Emerson Steele (Violet) produced and performed in “I Am Woman” at 54 Below! Performers included Allie Trimm (Bye Bye Birdie, 13) and Brynn Williams (Bye Bye Birdie, 13, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang). Get more details HERE.

Get a first look at “The Tiger Rising,” with Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock), on Variety.com!

YBAN founder Lindsay had a wonderful time attending “Songs for St. Jude” at the Rockwell today, with lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni! Check out more photos on our sister site, Kids On Tour.

Alumni Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen) and Bella May Mordus (Make Believe, The Ferryman) will appear on a future episode of “Sesame Street”!

Alumni Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie) and Cate Elefante (Waitress) have also booked more episodes of “Sesame Street”!

In addition, Cate Elefante (Waitress) is the voice of Wala the Koala on “The Cool School Show,” now playing on YouTube!

Here’s the first trailer for “Big Time Adolescence,” with Oona Laurence (Matilda)! The film arrives on March 13th in select theaters, then on Hulu on March 20th.

Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street, “The Greatest Showman”) has booked a guest star spot on a TV series!

Here’s the official trailer for “Little Fires Everywhere,” with Lexi Underwood (The Lion King)!

Watch alumni Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Chloé Bryan (School of Rock), and Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) on “Hunters,” now streaming on Amazon Prime!

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) appeared in “MacGyver” on CBS earlier this week!

“Brahms: The Boy II,” with Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots), and “10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up,” with Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, The Sound of Music LIVE, Number the Stars), are out now! “Brahms: The Boy II” arrived nationwide, while “10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up” is playing in select theaters and VOD.

Watch a new music video for “Up” from Sing Street on EW.com!

The Music Man is holding an EPA for some principal roles, including Winthrop and Amaryllis! Get audition information for February 28th and March 2nd, as well as advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer.

“The Plot Against America,” with Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo), will arrive on HBO on March 16th!

Check out photos from opening night of Atlantic Theater Company’s Anatomy of a Suicide on BroadwayWorld.com!

“Miss Virginia,” a new film with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho), is now on Netflix! Watch Niles’ interview with KTLA below:

Rileigh McDonald (Matilda, Good for Otto) guest starred on ABC’s “Schooled” earlier this week!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Anatomy of a Suicide, Caroline, Or Change, The Lion King, Frozen, Medea, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Tina!

Photo Credit: Davy Mack

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Sam Middleton Jr. Joins MRS. DOUBTFIRE, Disney on Broadway and the Kids of THE LION KING Celebrate Black History Month, and more!

Congrats to Sam Middleton Jr. (Les Miserables tour), who has joined the cast of Mrs. Doubtfire as the understudy for the role of Christopher Hillard!

Celebrate Black History Month with members of the Disney on Broadway family, including the kids of The Lion King:

Presley Ryan went on in the roles of both Lydia and the Girl Scout at Beetlejuice this week!

Congratulations to the cast of The Inheritance on their 100th performance! See pictures of the celebration on Playbill.com.

Also on Playbill.com, get a peek at Flying Over Sunset!

Upcoming auditions include:

  • Disney’s open casting call in Seattle in June for kids for their Broadway and tour productions of The Lion King and Frozenget more information here
  • The movie adaptation of the musical 13 is holding an online open casting call – get more information here
  • The Jungle will return Off-Broadway at St. Ann’s Warehouse this spring, and they are holding an open call!

Also, take a peek at the open casting call for Trevor, coming Off-Broadway this spring, on Playbill.com!

Fathom Events is playing the Met Opera production of Porgy and Bess, with Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), on February 15th in movie theaters across the country! Get more details HERE.

Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) will appear in the new Amazon Prime show “Hunters,” arriving February 21st! Here’s a sneak peek:

Here’s the entire performance of “SW: A New(sical) Hope,” written by Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and starring Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert):

Bryan Holden Chan (The Lion King) and Layla Capers (The Lion King) booked an episode of “Sesame Street”! This marks Layla’s second appearance on the show and Bryan’s first.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Forbidden Broadway, Beetlejuice, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Frozen!

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Madison Elizabeth Lagares in “She Will Rock You” at 54 Below Tonight, Audrey Bennett in Amazon’s “Hunters,” and more!

Tonight, Broadway alum Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet, School of Rock) will take part in “She Will Rock You” at 54 Below! Get more details HERE.

Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie) will appear in the upcoming Amazon series “Hunters”! Here she is in the commercial for the show that aired during the Super Bowl:

Jamilah Rosemond (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) has been cast in Henry Box Brown: A Musical Journey, playing in NYC and Savannah, GA!

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I am so happy to announce that I am in the cast of Henry Box Brown- A Musical Journey! So thankful to God to be joining this show as they embark on their 6 city tour around the U.S.!! NYC Previews are this weekend Sat. Feb 8 at 3:30pm and Sun. Feb 9 at 7:30pm (which is the one I’ll be performing in). Then we go to Savannah, Georgia next weekend for 4 shows! Let me know if you are interested in purchasing a ticket! 💛 • • • “Henry Box Brown, the story of an 1850’s enslaved Virginia man who shipped himself to freedom in a box with the help of African American and white abolitionists. In this fusion of Gospel, R&B, blue grass and original negro spirituals, this musical celebrates the triumph of the human spirit.”

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Max William Bartos (Sing Street) will perform at 54 Below on May 4th as part of 54/54/54! Get tickets HERE.

YBAN founder Lindsay let it go at Frozen last weekend, and she says it’s still magical even after seeing it multiple times! Great job, everyone!

Lindsay also had a great time at “Switched” at 54 Below, meeting many amazing current and former Broadway kids!

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

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