Also, our holiday playlist is back this year, with tracks featuring the kids of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and national tours! We’ll continue to update the playlist with new holiday originals and takes on old classics as the season goes on. Listen on our Spotify page!
Here’s a new episode of “Kyla’s Korner,” hosted by Kyla Carter (Number the Stars)!
Check out these pictures and videos from the recent online concert of the new musical The Perfect Fit!
Photo Credit: Carlos Carreras
Photo Credit: Carly Gendell
Finally, enjoy this throwback video of the cast of Finding Neverland performing “Believe” at the 2015 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!
Tomorrow, don’t miss Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Pedro Pan), Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE), Amaya Braganza (Annie, The King and I), and Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess) performing in an online reading of Do You Read Me? at 2pm ET / 11am PT on StarsInTheHouse.com!
“Mixed-ish,” with Arica Himmel (The Layover), and “American Housewife,” with Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), were both renewed this week! Get more details on Deadline.com.
Unfortunately, “Single Parents,” with Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) and Tyler Wladis (A Christmas Story Live), has been cancelled after two seasons. Find out more on Deadline.com.
Lexi Underwood (The Lion King, “Little Fires Everywhere”) took part in “The Retreat” today, a virtual event to benefit World Central Kitchen! Find out more HERE.
Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Anna Zavaelson and Erich Schuett (The Sound of Music tour)!
Emily Zimmerman (The Bedwetter) live-streamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier today!
Check out these throwbacks to the 2014 Tony Awards: a performance from the company of Violet as well as the boys of Finding Neverland performing alongside Jennifer Hudson prior to the show “flying” to Broadway:
The cast album of Sing Street is out now!
The film adaptation of In The Heights has been pushed back to 2021. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
The nominations for this year’s Drama Desk Awards were announced today! See below for a list of nominations for our featured shows, and the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.
Outstanding Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
Outstanding Musical – The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company
Outstanding Actor in a Play – Kyle Soller for The Inheritance
Outstanding Actress in a Play – Rose Byrne for Medea at BAM
Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Saycon Sengbloh for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Adrienne Warren for Tina
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Lois Smith for The Inheritance
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – LaChanze for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Director of a Play – Stephen Daldry for The Inheritance
Outstanding Music – Duncan Sheik for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Lyrics – Susan Birkenhead for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Book of a Musical – Lynn Nottage for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical – Mark Thompson for Tina
Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Jane Cox for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Bruno Poet for Tina
Outstanding Projection Design – Julia Frey for Medea
Outstanding Sound Design for a Play – Paul Arditti and Christopher Reid for The Inheritance
Outstanding Wig and Hair Design – Campbell Young Associates for Tina
Outstanding Adaptation – A Christmas Carol by Jack Thorne
Outstanding Adaptation – Mojada by Luis Alfaro at The Public Theater
Also nominated in several categories each were the Broadway revival of West Side Story, which features alumni Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) and Jacob Guzman (Newsies) and Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Scotland, PA, which featured Will Meyers (Generation Me). Finally, WP Theater (which produced Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) and its founder Julia Miles received a special award.
“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) continued with an episode earlier today that featured stars from Disney Channel, including alum Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE)! Find out more on Playbill.com.
Recent live-streamed concerts on the (YOUNG) Instagram account featured Gianna Harris (School of Rock) and Caroline Basu (School of Rock)!
Alum Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), currently starring in Mrs. Doubtfire, stopped by “Stars In The House” yesterday alongside Rob McClure, Jenn Gambatese, and more! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.
Charlotte MacLeod (The Bedwetter) appeared on a recent episode of “Cyberchase for Real” on PBS Kids!
Joshua Turchin’s (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) “The Early Night Show” is now on Broadway Podcast Network! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.
The Earth Day Live livestream tomorrow, April 22nd, will feature alumni Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie), Oscar Williams (Fun Home), Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie, Fun Home), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons), Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King), Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots), Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon), Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon), Jace Chen (Miss Saigon), and more, including some of their siblings. Get more information on Broadway.com!
Thank you to Zoe Glick (The Bedwetter, Unknown Soldier, Frozen) and Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) for their video messages for our 10th anniversary!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Tina!
Check out these Tony Awards throwbacks: the cast of Leap of Faith performing at the 2012 ceremony, and the casts of Pippin and Annie (with Jane Lynch) performing in 2013! #YoungBway10
The Public Theater has unfortunately cancelled their production of Cullud Wattah this summer, along with its summer programming through August 31st. Get more details on Playbill.com.
Now for a limited time, you can stream “Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), on AppleTV+ for free! Find out more in the Los Angeles Times.
“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been,” a 54 Below concert with Emerson Steele (Violet) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story), will stream on April 22nd at 6:30pm EST! Get more information from the Times Square Chronicles.
Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables, On Your Feet) appeared in her first Acapop! KIDS video: a cover of “Kids,” originally performed by One Republic!
Alumni Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia), and Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia) appeared in Rising Talent Magazine’s virtual concert today!
The cast of Flying Over Sunset had a Zoom party on what was their originally scheduled opening night! Check out these photos:
Here’s a brand new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Luke Naphat (Trevor)!
Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars, Dream Street) and her siblings took part in last night’s “Disney Family Singalong”! Check out this clip:
Tess Murphy (Waitress) appeared on NBC Nightly News this week!
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:
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!
We are presenting an online concert in honor of our 10th anniversary on April 13th (our birthday) at 7pm EST / 4pm PST on YouTube, to benefit The Actors Fund and their COVID-19 relief resources! More details coming soon. #YoungBway10
In 2012, we welcomed shows like Annie, Newsies, Once, and A Christmas Story!
And 2013 was packed with shows like Matilda, Kinky Boots, Big Fish, and Pippin!
Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables, “God Friended Me”) livestreamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier tonight!
Happy Trails to Andrew Barth Feldman, who played his final performance as the title role in Dear Evan Hansen tonight!
Happy Trails as well to Max William Bartos, alum Sam Poon (Runaways, Macbeth, The King and I), and the company of Sing Street, which closes its Off-Broadway run at New York Theatre Workshop tonight! Catch it on Broadway this spring!
Today was the last day of BroadwayCon, and these Broadway and Off-Broadway kids and alumni were in attendance:
Kids from Waitress, School of Rock, and more are singing at The Green Room 42 tonight to benefit Australia! Get more details HERE.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Flying Over Sunset, Frozen, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!
YBAN founder Lindsay saw Forbidden Broadway with Joshua Turchin last night, and even met up with Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) at the show as well! Thank you for a great night out, and get your tickets to see the show soon; last night’s performance was sold out!
Check out these videos of the casts of Sing Street and Mrs. Doubtfire performing at BroadwayCon’s First Look concert!
Also today, did you catch the Broadway Star Project booth at BroadwayCon or check out Ella Dane Morgan’s (Waitress) takeover of our Instagram account?
Andrew Barth Feldman reflected on his year with Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway.com!
Acapop! KIDS, with Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King), released a Kelly Clarkson medley!
And check out this picture from Forbidden Broadway!
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