Shahadi Wright Joseph and Chinua Baraka Payne in Virtual Reading of JOE TURNER’S COME AND GONE, Sophia Anne Caruso in “The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues,” and more!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) and Chinua Baraka Payne (Caroline, Or Change, The Lion King) took part in a free virtual reading of Joe Turner’s Come and Gone today on YouTube and Facebook!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice, Blackbird, Lazarus, The Nether, Runaways, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) participated in the live-streamed event “The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues” on Instagram earlier tonight! Find out more on Playbill.com.

“Love Life” arrived on HBO Max today, with guest appearances from Broadway alumni Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Katie Grober (Waitress), and Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda, A Christmas Story, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Women Without Men, The Mother of Invention, The Thing With Feathers)!

Vote for Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Amanda Swickle (Tink!) so they can advance to the Top 10 in BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage competition!

CBS New York featured Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) recently! Watch HERE or below:

Also, check out the newest episode of “The Early Night Show,” which recently launched its third season! This episode features Anthony Gianni, Elle Cohen, Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Alexa Lasanta, Olivia DeAmicis, and Luke Naphat (Trevor)!

Here’s the new trailer for the upcoming movie “Mighty Oak,” with Gianna Harris (School of Rock)!

This Saturday, Off-Broadway alum Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) will take part in the second “Sunshine Songs” concert hosted by Laura Benanti! More details to come.

Finally, see this post for information on how to sign up for casting director Jen Rudin’s three-day monologue intensive!

“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been” Live Streams on 54 Below’s YouTube, Broadway Kids Create Earth Day Music Video for Broadway Green Alliance, and more!

Continuing our look back at the past ten years, today check out “Stranger Things” star Gaten Matarazzo performing at the 2014 Tony Awards with his castmates from the Broadway revival of Les Miserables! #YoungBway10

“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been” live-streamed earlier today on 54 Below’s YouTube page, and featured alumni Emerson Steele (Violet) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story)! Tune in for future live-streamed concerts HERE.

Kids from Fun Home, Caroline, Or Change, and more took part in an Earth Day-themed music video for Broadway Green Alliance! Find out more and watch the video on Playbill.com.

Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) live-streamed a concert from his home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier today!

In case you missed it, here’s Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) and her Mrs. Doubtfire castmates on “Stars In The House”:

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Caroline Basu (School of Rock) and Emily Zimmerman (The Bedwetter)!

And here are videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

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!




CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Broadway Sessions, and more!

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Check out these performance videos from Cabaret for a Cause:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found” from Dear Evan Hansen, featuring soloists Sam Poon (Runaways, Macbeth, The King and I), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), and Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda)!

Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) performing “Raining” from Rocky!

Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins) performing “Climbing Uphill” from The Last 5 Years!

Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory) performing “For Forever” from Dear Evan Hansen!

Watch Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) perform “My Best Girl” from Mame at Broadway Sessions!

Watch Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) perform “Don’t Let Me Go” from Shrek at Broadway Sessions!

Bonale Fambrini (The King and I) will guest star on “Kevin Can Wait” next Monday at 9/8c on CBS!

“Transformers,” featuring Isabela Moner (Evita), arrives on Blu-Ray and DVD today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos and Broadway Flea Market Information, Ciela Elliott Joins OCCUPIED TERRITORIES, and more!

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Cabaret for a Cause will be on 45th Street in front of the Imperial Theater during Broadway Flea Market!

Also, check out all these videos from Cabaret for a Cause‘s event this week:

Emerson Steele (Violet) singing “Being Alive”:

Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Peace, Love and Cupcakes) singing “Reviewing the Situation”:

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) singing “Gimme Gimme”:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found”:

Congratulations to Ciela Elliott, who has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Occupied Territories! The show is set to run from October 20th to November 5th at 59E59.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory now has a new block of tickets available through September 2018! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for We Have A Voice, with lots of kids and teens from Broadway shows, are still on sale! Find out more:

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has a brand new single! Get it on iTunes now.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Frozen, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Cast Recording Coming This Month, CABARET FOR A CAUSE at the Metropolitan Room Tonight, and more!

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The Sunday in the Park with George cast recording is coming at the end of this month! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Cabaret for a Cause performed tonight at the Metropolitan Room! For more information, visit CabaretForACause.us.

Congrats to Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), who recently took part in a reading of Amanda Peet’s new play Our Very Own Carlin McCullough as part of MCC Theater’s 2017 PlayLabs readings! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out pictures from TheaterMania’s block party, including photos from Lianah Sta. Ana‘s (Miss Saigon) performance, on TheaterMania.com!

Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) will recur on “Chicago PD”! Congrats, Bobbi!

Watch Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) cover “The Spirit of Radio”!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, Waitress, Anastasia, and School of Rock!

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ANASTASIA and CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Celebrate 100 Performances, Mehret Marsh and Grayson Taylor Join PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE, and more!

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Congratulations to Anastasia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, both of which celebrated their 100th performances on Broadway recently! Check out pictures from Charlie‘s celebration on TheaterMania.com, Playbill.com, and Broadway.com.

Mehret Marsh (The Lion King) and Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular) have joined Playwrights for a Cause! Find out more below and get tickets on PlanetConnections.org.

Get your tickets for Cabaret for a Cause, coming up in September, HERE!

Check out Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) in this commercial for Universal Studios Japan!

Allie Trimm (Bye Bye Birdie, 13) will sing Meinwald & Leary songs at 54 Below! Get more details HERE.

The cast of Waitress appeared at today’s Broadway in Bryant Park!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Waitress, and Marvin’s Room!

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Marcus D’Angelo’s Birthday, LES MISERABLES Closes, MATILDA Cast Departures, and more!

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Happy birthday to Marcus D’Angelo (Les Miserables, Matilda)! We hope you had a great day, Marcus!

Happy trails to the company of Les Miserables! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Happy trails to Cole Alex Edelstein, GiaNina Paolantonio, and Zoe Manarel (A Little Princess), who all finished their runs in the company of Matilda today! Cole was the swing for Bruce and Tommy, GiaNina played Amanda, and Zoe played Lavender. We can’t wait to see what’s next for all three of you!

Check out these video diaries from Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) documenting her last days at Les Miserables!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Les Miserables, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Motown, On Your Feet, Matilda, and Lyrics for Life!

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CHARLIE BROWN Kids to Perform at TheaterMania Block Party, Alessandra Baldacchino on for Small Alison, and more!

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The kids of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown will perform at TheaterMania’s Block Party on September 11th! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Alessandra Baldacchino will be on for Small Alison in Fun Home for both shows on September 7th and the show on September 8th! Find out more:

Check out Episode 2 of “Bleu Skies,” the Broadway.com vlog for Holiday Inn, featuring a new segment called Moments with Morgan Gao!

Dance Spirit highlighted Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet)! Check out the article HERE.

“Stranger Things,” which features Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), is coming back for Season 2! Find out more:

There’s just one more day to sign up for the Parents Guide to Broadway workshop! Find out more below and sign up HERE!

Tonight, Jad Grey (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will guest star on “The Night Shift” at 10/9c on NBC! Get more information:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Fun Home, The Layover, Les Miserables, and Matilda!

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Fabi Aguirre’s Birthday, THE KING AND I and YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Close, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables)! We hope you had a great day, Fabi!

Happy trails to the companies of The King and I and You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, which both finished their runs today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

In case you missed it, check out complete coverage from opening night of New York Spectacular on Playbill.com and Broadway.com, and BroadwayWorld’s Part One and Part Two!

The livestream of She Loves Me will be available for up to one week after the event! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Maya Grace Fischbein will perform the role of Christian in Fun Home July 1-3! Go see her in the show, and find out more in her post:

Here’s a clip from Ruthless!

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, The King and I, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Liberty, Les Miserables, Matilda, She Loves Me, and Waitress!


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