Sophie and Dalya Knapp in Panel with Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, Everleigh Rottuno and Lily Buchanan in Commercials, and more!

Check out today’s throwbacks–first to Tony nominee Sydney Lucas singing “Ring of Keys” at the 2015 Tony Awards with Fun Home! #YoungBway10

And to performances at the 2016 and 2017 Tony Awards from School of Rock, Falsettos, and Miss Saigon! #YoungBway10

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) and Dalya Knapp (Les Miserables tour) chatted about their careers with the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey today! Get more details HERE.

Look for Everleigh Rottuno in a commercial for Ethan Allen and an ad for Ziploc!

Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris) appears in this new ad for Optimum!

Today and yesterday, Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) and Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I) live-streamed concerts from their homes on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account!

Check out a new song written by Amanda Swickle (Tink!) called “Wings”!

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) did a cover of “Lean On Me” in honor of Bill Withers!

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





Mark Aguirre’s Birthday, Broadway to Remain Closed through June 7 and BEETLEJUICE Officially Closed, WHISPER HOUSE Cancels Off-Broadway Run at 59E59, and more

Happy belated birthday to Mark Aguirre (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Mark!

Broadway will remain closed through June 7th due to coronavirus. Find out more on Broadway.com.

This means that Beetlejuice has officially played its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre. Producers are still considering a move to another theater, but final decisions won’t be made until Broadway reopens. Happy Trails to Presley Ryan and the company of Beetlejuice; we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

For now, you can go inside a typical day at Beetlejuice with Presley, courtesy of Inside Edition! Presley also got a shout-out recently in New York Magazine.

Unfortunately, the Off-Broadway production of Whisper House at 59E59 Theaters has also been canceled. To Wyatt Cirbus and the rest of the team, we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Take a look at footage from their final dress rehearsal:

And see what the cast had to say about working on this production on ExtendedPlay.TheCivilians.org!

The Drama Desk Awards have announced that they are going online and will remain on schedule. Get more information on Playbill.com.

Continuing our walk down memory lane, 2014 at Young Broadway Actor News saw productions of Violet and Les Miserables, as well as plays like Act One and Mothers and Sons!

In 2015, we had a jam-packed year, including welcoming Fun Home, School of Rock, Finding Neverland, and the recent revival of The King and I to Broadway!

In 2016, new shows like Waitress, Tuck Everlasting, and A Bronx Tale debuted, and Falsettos returned to Broadway!

Check back here tomorrow to find out the guests who will join our special 10th anniversary concert! #YoungBway10

Tonight, watch Caroline Basu (School of Rock) guest star on “Grey’s Anatomy”!

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It’s finally here!! Make sure to watch @greysabc this Thursday 4/9 @ 9EST/8CST to see me in the season finale! I feel so lucky to have gotten to film this amazing episode (directed by the fabulous @deborahmpratt ) right before Grey’s shut down production because of the coronavirus. 🦠 Thank you to @take3talent and @natashamatallanamarken for making this possible and to @shondarhimes and @therealdebbieallen for having me. It was such an honor to get to act with my TV dad @raoulbhaneja and @deedeemagnohallofficial and to meet @camillaluddington @richardfloodofficial and @ijessewilliams who were all so nice and welcoming. And, lastly, thanks to @legacyeffects for making a fake me. #greysanatomy #daya #seasonfinale #take3talent #abc

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Victoria Collett (Waitress) will recur on the latest season of “The Last O.G.,” which began earlier this week!

The Broadway production of Frozen is taking more video submissions from members of Actors’ Equity. Get more details HERE. If you are not a union member, you can submit for Young Anna and Young Elsa HERE.

The cast of Mrs. Doubtfire got together virtually on their original opening night date for a digital run-through of the show and a “faux-pening” celebration!

And they weren’t the only ones–the cast of Caroline, Or Change also held a virtual opening night party on their originally-scheduled opening night:

Check out new episodes of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor) below and on BroadwayWorld.com! One episode features Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Addison Valentino, and Daniel Dunlow; the other includes Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), Lily Brooks O’Briant, and Alexa Lasanta.

Also, Joshua Turchin will chat with Camp Broadway about his career so far, this Friday!

Here’s the schedule of online classes from Broadway Babysitters this week!

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni including Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen), Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter, Kris Kringle), and Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) took part in Shine Theatre Arts Project’s recent virtual cabaret! Watch here:

Check out “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and the Evan Hansens of Broadway, the U.S. national tour, and the West End on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Bedwetter, Trevor, Whisper House, Flying Over Sunset, and Tina!




“Dancing with the Stars Juniors” and “Stranger Things” Up for Kids’ Choice Awards, “Now & Then” Performance Videos Now On YouTube, and more!

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You can vote for “Dancing with the Stars Juniors,” with Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live), and “Stranger Things,” with Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), in the 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards! Vote HERE.

All performances from the recent “Now & Then” concert, featuring current Broadway kids and former Broadway kids now all-grown-up, are available on YouTube! Check out the full playlist HERE.

Benjamin Harding (Matilda) is appearing in Urinetown at Chamblee Charter High School in Chamblee, GA, next week! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Dear Evan Hansen, and What the Constitution Means to Me!






Riley Summer Perler’s Birthday, “On My Block” with Brett Gray to Return to Netflix for Second Season, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Riley Summer Perler (Waitress), who turned five a couple of days ago! We hope you had a great day, Riley!

“On My Block,” featuring Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), will return to Netflix in March for a second season! Get more details HERE, but be warned, the article includes spoilers!

Good luck to this year’s Oscar nominees, including “Mirai,” which features Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)!

Tonight, the current and former kids of Broadway are joining together to sing tunes from film, TV, Broadway, and more! Get tickets HERE.

Tickets are still available for Kids’ Night On Broadway, which occurs on February 26th! Bring a child to the theatre for free with a full-priced adult tickets. Get more details HERE!

Watch Sydney Chan (The King and I tour, A Christmas Story tour) and Joshua Turchin (The Pill) perform a mashup of “In My Dreams” and “Santa Fe” at the latest installment of The Early Night Show!

The next (YOUNG) is one week from tonight! Get your tickets HERE.

Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) has joined the lineup for 54 Sings Alanis Morissette! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Listen to “We Become,” a new song from Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), on iHeart.com!

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) recently modeled for Broadway Kids Dancewear!

If you’re in Utah, get your tickets for Bonanza, featuring Carly Rose Sonenclar (Wonderland, Les Miserables), on BonanzaCampout.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Anastasia!








SCHOOL OF ROCK Alums to Jam Onstage Following Final Performance, “Now & Then” Returning to 54 Below, and more!

Alumni of School of Rock will take the stage after the show’s final performance on Sunday for a jam session! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Kids from School of Rock, Matilda, and more are teaming up with former Broadway kids who are now all grown up to perform at 54 Below when “Now & Then” returns in February! Get more information, including the lineup, on 54Below.com.

Keaton Whittaker (A Little Night Music) wrote an article for The Ensemblist blog about life after her Broadway debut! Read it HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, and Frozen!








A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE Arriving on DVD, Hayden Bercy in Little League Commercial, and more!

A Christmas Story LIVE will arrive on DVD on November 13th. Please see Amazon.com to pre-order.

Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is now appearing in a Little League commercial on ESPN. Be sure to keep an eye out for him and let us know if you see him!

Here’s another video of Katie Grober (Waitress) on the Today Show! Watch her perform “I’m Yours” with Jason Mraz below:

 

 

And here are more pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, The Lion King, Mary Page Marlowe, and School of Rock!



New SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Begin Performances, Sadie Lock Playing ANNIE at Newtown Arts Company, and more!

Tonight, please welcome to School of Rock: Layla Capers, Darrow Golub, Matthew Jost, Jordan Cole (Les Miserables tour, Finding Neverland tour), Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale, Assassins), Nirvaan Pal, Duke Cutler, and Theodora Silverman (School of Rock tour, Once tour)! Break a leg, everyone!

You can see Sadie Lock (Dream Street) play the title role in Annie at Newtown Arts Company in Pennsylvania, this weekend only! Get tickets at NewtownArtsCompany.com.

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has joined the cast of Jordan Peele’s new film “Us,” which also stars Lupita Nyong’o and Elisabeth Moss! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) has completed filming the new movie “Team Marco”! Release date is TBA.

UPDATE: The August 10th EPA for The Pain of My Belligerence is actually now on August 9th!

Jason Eric Testa (Elf) is performing in Calvin Berger at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Hollywood from August 10-12!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Waitress, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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YBAN Sees Hannah Nordberg in 13, Pictures from THIS AIN’T NO DISCO, and more!

YBAN’s Lindsay saw Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) in 13 at Calabasas High School in Los Angeles and loved the show!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of This Ain’t No Disco, The Lion King, School of Rock, and Gettin’ The Band Back Together!

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Abigail Dylan Harrison on “Bunk’d,” BROADWAY KIDS JAM Covers “Born This Way,” and more!

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Tonight, Abigail Dylan Harrison (A Christmas Story Live, Ruthless!) appeared on a new episode of “Bunk’d” at 7pm on Disney Channel!

Check out Broadway Kids Jam cover Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Gettin’ The Band Back Together, School of Rock, Frozen, and The Lion King!

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Mavis Simpson-Ernst Books Recurring Role on TV Show, Alexa Valentino’s “Don’t Ask” Music Video, and more!

Alum Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) has booked a recurring role on a TV show! More details to come!

Watch alum Alexa Valentino‘s (Number the Stars) music video for her new song “Don’t Ask” below!

Check out these pictures from the kids of Mary Page Marlowe, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!


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