A BOY’S COMPANY… at Playwrights Horizons Delayed, Off-Broadway Alliance Award Nominations Announced, and more

Check out these throwbacks to two recent Broadway revivals: the cast of Once On This Island performing on the 2018 Tony Awards, and the cast of Fiddler on the Roof performing on the 2016 Tony Awards! #YoungBway10

Playwrights Horizons’ production of A Boy’s Company… has been delayed. Please see the theater’s website for more details!

The nominations for the Off-Broadway Alliance Awards were announced today! See below for the list of nominations for our featured shows, and get the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Best New Play – Make Believe by Bess Wohl, produced by Second Stage Theater
  • Best New Musical – Sing Street, book by Enda Walsh, music & lyrics by John Carney and Gary Clark, produced by New York Theatre Workshop
  • Best New Musical – The Secret Life of Bees, book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, produced by Atlantic Theater Company

Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) recently appeared on an episode of “Drunk History”! [Warning: Mature Language and Themes]

On Thursday, the cast of Sing Street will preview songs and scenes from their show to benefit BC/EFA and The Mayors Fund! Get a glimpse of their livestream rehearsal courtesy of The New York Times.

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Patrick Scott McDermott (Les Miserables tour), and Sami Schneider!

We spotted Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie) in extended footage from “Beastie Boys Story,” now streaming on AppleTV+!

Today and yesterday, Off-Broadway alumni Keira Belle Young (The Pain of My Belligerence), Phoebe Young (The Pain of My Belligerence), and Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) live-streamed concerts on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account!

“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) returned today with stars from Waitress, Torch Song, and more!

Here’s Broadway Babysitters’ class schedule for this week!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Trevor!





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!

“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!




The Early Night Show and The Life of the Party at The Green Room 42 Tonight, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE Nominated for Grammys, and more!

Today, catch two shows featuring the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway at The Green Room 42: The Early Night Show, as well as The Life of the Party, which features Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)!

Good luck to this year’s Grammy nominees, especially Once On This Island and Jesus Christ Superstar Live, which are both nominated for Best Musical Theater Album!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Beetlejuice, Frozen, and What the Constitution Means to Me!








BuzzFeed Names THE FERRYMAN, THE JUNGLE, and WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Among the Best Plays and Musicals of 2018, and more!

The Ferryman, The Jungle, and What the Constitution Means to Me all landed on BuzzFeed’s Best Plays and Musicals of 2018 list! Check out the full list HERE.

The kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrated Christmas Day with friends and family–and some of them even had a show! Check out our photo gallery in the post below:

Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock) is now modeling for The Children’s Place!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Hard Problem, Waitress, and School of Rock!






JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE and ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Receive Grammy Nominations, Nia Sioux Releases Holiday Single, and more!

Congratulations to Jesus Christ Superstar Live and Once On This Island, which received Grammy Award nominations for their cast albums this morning! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) has released a new single for the holidays!

Check out Trevor Harrison Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) on an episode of the new season of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”!

Head to The Triad Theater on December 22nd to catch lots of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and tour alumni performing with The Broadway Star Project! The lineup includes Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Keira Belle Young (The King and I tour), Lilyana Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), Ana-Sofia Rodriguez (On Your Feet tour), Joshua Turchin (The Pill), Blake Devin Sheridan (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), and Merin McCallum (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills).

Reese Sebastian Diaz (Mary Poppins) will perform on “Good Morning America” on Christmas Day with NYU’s Performance Chorale!

And check out this picture from the kids of School of Rock!



WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Announces Extension at the Greenwich House, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Announces “I Voted” Ticket Discount, and more!

What the Constitution Means to Me is extending and moving! Performances for a 5-week run begin at the Greenwich House on November 27th. Get more details:

Watch the teens of What the Constitution Means to Me and other NYC teenagers answer the question “What does the Constitution mean to you?” in the video below!

Tomorrow, be sure to vote in your local midterm elections and be sure to head to Once On This Island tomorrow night with your “I Voted” sticker to get tickets for $20.18!

A new block of tickets are now on sale for Frozen through June 30, 2019! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Once On This Island, School of Rock, The Hard Problem, and The Lion King!








“The Grief of Others” with Jeremy Shinder and Oona Laurence Now Playing, Nicholas Barasch Joins A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES Off-Broadway, and more!

Go see “The Grief of Others,” with Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) and Oona Laurence (Matilda), now playing in limited release!

You can catch Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) in A Child’s Christmas in Wales Off-Broadway this holiday season! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Young Broadway Actor News’ founder Lindsay is heading to BroadwayCon in January 2019! We are so excited to celebrate the Broadway community and meet all of you!

Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) vlogged with her sisters while they took part in Jordan Matter’s 24-Hour Photo Challenge!

Here’s a sneak peek at Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) appearing on “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”!

Eric A. Walker Jr. (Kinky Boots) has booked a voiceover job!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, and Once On This Island!






Liam Campora Joins NOURA at Playwrights Horizons, Kavon Newman and Randle Ellis Jr. Join RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

Some shows alter their performance schedules this week due to Halloween! If you’re planning to see a show this week, check our website for more details.

Congratulations to Liam Campora (Marvin’s Room), who has been cast in Off-Broadway’s Noura at Playwrights Horizons!

Please welcome Kavon Newman and Randle Ellis Jr., who will rotate as Ben alongside, as previously announced, Jaden Waldman, in this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

Head to Once On This Island this week for their first anniversary celebration! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) will perform in the Broadway Can! Concert for City Harvest! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out opening night pictures from Happy Birthday, Wanda June on BroadwayWorld.com!

Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) will guest star on “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” on November 2nd!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, The Hard Problem, Waitress, School of Rock, Beetlejuice, Frozen, The Ferryman, and Once On This Island!

Photo Credit: Lauren Adler
















“A Bread Factory, Part Two” with Jeremy Shinder and “Viper Club” with Mattea Conforti Out Today, Oona Laurence and Austyn Johnson Join “Lost Girls,” and more!

Oona Laurence

“A Bread Factory, Part Two,” featuring Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story), arrives in New York City and Los Angeles today, and “Viper Club,” with Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), hits theaters today as well!

Oona Laurence (Matilda) and Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) have been cast in the upcoming Netflix project “Lost Girls”! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.

The upcoming Michael Jackson musical is holding EPAs for its developmental lab for next year! Get audition information HERE, and get advice on how to be seen at an Equity audition as a Non-Equity actor HERE.

Tune in to “Mickey’s 90th Spectacular” at 8/7c on November 4th to see Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) make an appearance with his sister!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Hard Problem, School of Rock, Anastasia, What the Constitution Means to Me, Once On This Island, Frozen, and The Lion King!