BroadwayWorld Holds Town Hall with Young Actors Today, Alumni Cast in New Works Virtual Festival, and more!

BroadwayWorld held a town hall on their Facebook page earlier today with young actors from Sing Street, Trevor, and more! Get more details about the event, still available to watch on their Facebook page, from BroadwayWorld.com.

Several Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni will appear in streamed readings as part of the New Works Virtual Festival, to benefit The Actors Fund! Those set to perform include Olivia Coronel (On Your Feet), Mateo Lizcano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, A Little Princess), Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Connor Mills (Kinky Boots), and Brynn Williams (Bye Bye Birdie, 13, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang). Get more details about the festival on BroadwayWorld.com!

Off-Broadway alumni Jamieson O’Brien (A Little Princess) and Jordan O’Brien (A Little Princess) have been cast in Pipe Dream Theatre’s “Three Ghosts,” a musical podcast inspired by A Christmas Carol!

Madalen Mills (School of Rock) stopped by “The Kelly Clarkson Show” to promote her new movie “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey”!

“Super Cool,” a new film with Off-Broadway alum Will Meyers (Generation Me), is arriving in movie theaters in Europe on December 4th! Other release dates are TBA.

Walter Russell III (The Lion King) streamed a new episode of “The PAW-cast” tonight, featuring special guest Jaden Jordan (The Lion King, Kinky Boots)!

Here are more details about Layla Capers’ (The Lion King, School of Rock) upcoming holiday concert, happening December 11th at 7pm EST!

Finally, watch the cast of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang perform “Toots Sweet” during the 2005 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

NBC To Present Live Broadcast of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS with Newcomer Amelia Minto, “Dash & Lily” with Laila Drew and Trevor Braun Now Streaming On Netflix, and more!

NBC will present a live broadcast of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, airing on December 9th and starring newcomer Amelia Minto as Cindy-Lou Who! Read the full announcement on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Dash & Lily,” a new series, is now streaming on Netflix! Be on the lookout this season for appearances by Laila Drew (Generation Me) and Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, The Ferryman)!

The cast of Frozen said goodbye to the production with a special yearbook! Check it out on Playbill.com.

Tomorrow, tune in to “The Real” to catch Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock)!

On November 15th, you can watch Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) perform to benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles! Register to watch HERE.

Check out these pictures from the kids of Trevor and Frozen!

Photo Credit: Ava Briglia/Zachary Podair

Photo Credit: Ava Briglia/Zachary Podair

Photo Credit: Ava Briglia/Zachary Podair

Photo Credit: Ava Briglia/Zachary Podair

Photo Credit: Michaelah Reynolds & Mati Ficara

Photo Credit: Michaelah Reynolds & Mati Ficara

Finally, here’s another throwback video in honor of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Watch the cast of Peter Pan Live perform a medley ahead of their broadcast back in 2014.

KINKY BOOTS Cast Members Worldwide Sing “Raise You Up” Virtually, Stagedoor Manor To Offer Virtual Workshops Including Andrew Barth Feldman, and more!

Kinky Boots

Cast members from productions of Kinky Boots all over the world put together this virtual cover of “Raise You Up”! Watch and donate to their fundraiser for True Colors United.

The theatre camp Stagedoor Manor will offer virtual workshops with Broadway stars, among them Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice, Blackbird, Lazarus, Runaways, The Nether, Ruthless!, The Sound of Music Live), and Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music Live)! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Broadway alumni Jim Kaplan (School of Rock, The King and I) and Will Coombs (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Bronx Tale), along with their former Matilda tour castmate Molly Richardson, have started a film podcast called “Fade In”! It’s available now wherever you get your podcasts.

Alexis Holt (Signature Theatre Company’s The Piano Lesson) is selling Black Lives Matter shirts! Take a look here:

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Hi everybody! A couple of days ago I asked if I should sell ‘Black Lives Matter’ shirts and there was a pretty large demand, so I decided to start! I am selling all regular t shirts for $12 dollars, and tie dye shirts for $15. 75% of the proceeds will go to Strong Youth, a non-profit organization based in Long Island. They are committed to youth, family and community development organization specializing in youth and gang violence prevention and intervention. We chose this organization because they are dedicated to educating and empowering our communities to provide alternatives for our youth in Long Island! The other 25% of the profits will go to supplies. We are not looking to make a profit, which is why we chose to donate the money to Strong Youth. I will be posting receipts as well once the money is donated! In addition, if you have a design in mind that you don’t see here, I can most likely make it, just lmk! I have every size (adult and child) and can make the shirt in any color you want! DM me to order yours today!!!!!

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Here’s Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) singing during Rising Talent Magazine’s recent concert!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Grace Capeless (Matilda, The Lion King, A Christmas Story), Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia), and Renee Elkady!

Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons) is currently appearing in ads for Nickelodeon!

And check out this video from the kids of The Bedwetter!

TREVOR Postpones Performances Through June 7, Nia Sioux’s Book Available for Pre-Order, and more

As we continue to look back in honor of our 10th anniversary, we re-visit 2017, when Broadway welcomed childhood favorites Anastasia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and welcomed back Once On This Island and Miss Saigon!

2018 was another busy year for us as we covered shows like Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Ferryman, as well as the Off-Broadway hit The Jungle!

We’ve now had a first and second wave of cast announcements for our 10th anniversary virtual concert this Monday, April 13th at 4pm PST / 7pm EST! The concert will take place on YouTube (streaming link to come) and the lineup will include (with more announcements coming soon):

  • Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables, On Your Feet)
  • Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars)
  • Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live)
  • Caroline Basu (School of Rock)
  • Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie)
  • Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street)
  • Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime)
  • Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
  • Adriana Braganza (The King and I)
  • Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie)
  • Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984)
  • Chloe Bryan (School of Rock)
  • Grace Capeless (Matilda, The Lion King, A Christmas Story)
  • Jordan Cole (School of Rock)
  • Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
  • Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, “In The Heights”)
  • Reese Sebastian Diaz (Mary Poppins, Dear Evan Hansen)
  • Cate Elefante (Waitress)
  • Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I)
  • Jake Ryan Flynn (Mrs. Doubtfire, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
  • Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie)
  • Carly Gold (The Ferryman)
  • Katie Grober (Waitress)
  • Winnie Grober
  • Taylor Paige Henderson (The Bedwetter)
  • Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo)
  • Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot)
  • Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)
  • Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King)
  • Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars)
  • Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
  • Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress)
  • Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands)
  • Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda)
  • Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Fun Home, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie)
  • Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen, Matilda)
  • Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot)
  • Sebastian Ortiz (A Christmas Carol)
  • Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem)
  • Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock)
  • GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda, “Dance Moms”)
  • Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia)
  • Ayla Schwartz (Frozen)
  • Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia)
  • Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess)
  • Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale)
  • Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol)
  • Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire)
  • Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill)
  • Jeremy T. Villas (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots)
  • Jaden Myles Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
  • Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon)
  • Jaidyn Young (Annie)

Trevor has postponed performances through June 7th. More updates coming soon!

Nia Sioux (Trip of Love, “Dance Moms”) wrote a book and it’s available to pre-order now!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) sang “Waving Through A Window” for the cast of HBO’s “Barry” during a recent “Stars In The House” live stream! (He appears around 52:09.)

Check out Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) covering Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” as part of Acapop! KIDS:

Check out the newest single from Big Pity, a new band including Broadway alum Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), titled “Things to Work On,” on Apple Music or Spotify!

Milo Manheim (Generation Me) took part in “Saturday Night Seder” tonight! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Mehret Marsh (Tina) livestreamed from (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and guests Fallyn and Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live)!

Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime) stopped by Camp Broadway’s podcast!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and Caroline, Or Change!

Alexander Bello, Jonah Mussolino, and Chinua Baraka Payne Cast in CAROLINE, OR CHANGE; Sophia Anne Caruso and Julia Nightingale Guest Star on “Evil”; and more!

Congratulations to Alexander Bello (The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons), Jonah Mussolino (A Bronx Tale), and Chinua Baraka Payne (The Lion King), who have been cast in the upcoming revival of Caroline, Or Change! Check out the casting announcement on Playbill.com.

Last night, Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) and Julia Nightingale (Generation Me) guest starred on “Evil” on CBS!

Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo) performed at a special party for the upcoming “In The Heights” movie! The first trailer for it is also out now, with Isabella as well as Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), Reyna Guerra (Runaways), Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet), and Jordan Vergara (On Your Feet)!

 

 

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Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) is up for Broadway.com’s Star of the Year! Vote now!

“Ship: A Visual Poem,” with Antonio Watson (Tina), will play Sundance! Get more details on Variety.com.

Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay had a blast hanging out with alum Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) and her mom Laura in Los Angeles, enjoying boba and shaved ice!

Sophia Anne Caruso and Presley Ryan made a TikTok with their Beetlejuice co-star Alex Brightman and Slave Play playwright Jeremy O. Harris!

Here’s the trailer for “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch,” with kids from The Lion King, Mrs. Doubtfire, and more!

Suri Chen (Miss Saigon) modeled for The Children’s Place!

 

Check out these videos from the most recent “Switched” at 54 Below!

And here are photo and video highlights from this year’s Red Bucket Follies!

“Frozen 2” with Mattea Conforti Out in Theaters, Joshua Turchin Nominated for BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards, and more!

As of yesterday, “Frozen 2,” with Broadway alum Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) as the voice of Young Elsa, is out in movie theaters!

Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie) voices Disney’s new “Frozen 2” talking Anna doll!

Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) is up for a few BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! Be sure to vote HERE.

Here’s the new trailer for “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay,” a brand new Freeform show with Maeve Press (Before Your Very Eyes)!

Check out the newest commercial for Foot Locker with Julian Silva (The Lion King)!

Check out pictures from opening night of A Christmas Carol on BroadwayWorld.com and Broadway.com, as well as portraits from Broadway.com! Also, Jai Ram Srinivasan is featured in The Burn, and he and Sebastian Ortiz are featured together in Today!

Take a look at photo coverage from opening night of The Underlying Chris on BroadwayWorld.com!

Also, check out opening night portraits from The Inheritance on Broadway.com!

The original kids of Frozen attended the launch party for the brand new book How Does the Show Go On?

The cast of Beetlejuice will perform and sign copies of the show’s cast album at Barnes & Noble! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Costume [Inner Voices]) has been cast in Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol, a concert presented by the Actors Fund! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out the trailer for “Hunters,” starring Al Pacino and featuring Chloé Bryan (School of Rock)!

Jesus Del Orden (The Lion King, Kinky Boots) and Sophia Rodriguez (Waitress) were interviewed by NBC!

“Buttons,” the family film with Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine), is now out on digital! A DVD release is set for December 3rd.

“Sydney To The Max,” with Ruth Righi (Really Rosie, School of Rock), has been renewed for a third season ahead of its second season premiere! Get more information on Deadline.com.

Scarlett Sher (Waitress) recorded a voiceover recently! More details to come.

This weekend is your last chance to see for all the women who thought they were Mad! Check out this promotional clip:

for all the women who thought they were Mad at Soho Rep: Introducing Kat Williams and Blasina Olowe from Soho Rep. on Vimeo.

A lineup of alumni will take part in a special panel at BroadwayCon, discussing touring and performing on Broadway in the same show! The panel is set for January 24th at 3pm, followed by an autograph/photo session at 4pm, and will include Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home Broadway & tour, A Little Princess), Adriana Braganza (The King and I Broadway & tour), Amaya Braganza (The King and I Broadway & tour, Annie), Ava Briglia (School of Rock Broadway & tour, The Ferryman, Matilda), Tori Feinstein (Matilda Broadway & tour, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Meliki Hurd (Matilda Broadway & tour), Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables Broadway & tour, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE), Trey Middleton (Matilda Broadway & tour), and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda Broadway & tour, Mrs. Doubtfire, A Christmas Story, Godspell Cast of 2032).

Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) is featured in her hometown’s Patch website! Read the article HERE.

Last night, “Switched!” returned to 54 Below with current and former Broadway kids! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Listen to “Christmas Tonight,” a new single from Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), available on all streaming platforms as of yesterday!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Carol and Tina!