Congratulations to Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) and Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), who have both been cast in the upcoming movie remake of “Beaches”! Gabby will play Young CC, the younger version of Idina Menzel’s character, and Grace will play Young Hillary, the younger version of Nia Long’s character. Find out more on TVLine.com!
Get your tickets now for Lyrics for Life, which is Saturday, September 10th; they’re going fast! Get more details HERE.
Hear Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) sing from The Lion King on EW.com!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, School of Rock, Matilda, Les Miserables, Ruthless!, and Kinky Boots!
Find out what makes Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) scared about growing up and more on Playbill.com!
Once On This Island is aiming for a Broadway revival! Find out more on Playbill.com.
Tre Jones (The Lion King) and Olivia Chun (The King and I) have been cast in the short film “Curbside Waltz”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) has booked a guest star role on a TV series! Find out more:
Also, Caleb and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear on “The Tonight Show” tomorrow night–find out more on NBC.com. They will also appear at Elsie Fest on September 5th! Get more information about that on Broadway.com.
The Broadway revival of Singin’ in the Rain has been postponed indefinitely. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Get your tickets for Lyrics for Life now! In addition to the performers we previously announced, it will feature Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Madison Zamor (Dream Street, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Jete Laurence (Number the Stars), Aimee Laurence (A Little Princess), Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man), Chloe Smith (A Little Princess), Charlotte Wesson (A Little Princess), Isabella Moitoso (A Little Princess), Bobby Becht (Dream Street), Kaitlyn Franck (Dream Street), Alyssa Franck (Dream Street), Zachary Brod (Dream Street, On a Stool at the End of the Bar), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), Erin Haggerty (A Little Princess), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), Ellie Kim (Dream Street), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Grace Mozitis (Dream Street), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Megan Trageser (Dream Street), Nicole Wildy (Dream Street), Ireland Horan (A Little Princess), Katherine LaFountain (A Little Princess), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Maya Slaughter (Dream Street), Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), and McKenzie Mullahey (Dream Street). Find out more HERE.
Anastasia has announced that it will begin Broadway performances on March 23, 2017, with an official opening night of April 24, 2017! Get more information on Broadway.com.
Keaton Tetlow (Lisa and Leonardo) will guest star on season 2 of “Outsiders”! Find out more:
Our Broadway and Off-Broadway shows made a couple of this year’s Best of Theatre lists! In Entertainment Weekly, The King and I is 9th, The Audience is 5th, and Fun Home is 2nd. Time Magazine ranks Lazarus (11th), Finding Neverland (9th), The King and I (4th) among its list. Congratulations, everyone! You can view the full lists at Time.com and EW.com.
The kids of School of Rock and Ruthless! were featured in different articles today! Take a look at the links below.
Lots of opportunities this month to see our past and current kids in action! Kids from Fun Home, Sound of Music LIVE, and more will perform with This Way 2 Broadway, a showcase after a culmination of workshops, for young actors on Monday night (Dec. 14th) at 6pm at Symphony Space! More details can be found at BroadwayWorld.com. Then on Dec. 18th-19th, kids from Motown and Dream Street will perform in Evergreen at Prospect Theatre Company! Get your tickets at ProspectTheatre.org.
Go behind-the-scenes of Ruthless! and watch Tori Murray prep for the stage by watching the video below:
And here are more pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, School of Rock, King and I, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda, Fun Home, Lazarus, and Dream Street!
Congratulations to Bonale Fambrini, who made his Broadway debut in The King and I this week! He will play a Royal Child and understudy both Louis Leonowens and Prince Chulalongkorn. Get more information on PlaybillVault.com!
Sam Chuck has returned to Les Miserables, and Marcus D’Angelo (Matilda) will continue in the show as a Gavroche alternate!
Donna Murphy and Cyndi Lauper visited the cast of Fun Home recently! Check out backstage pictures on Playbill.com.
Check out the kids of Lyrics for Life singing their finale, “Fight Song,” in the video below!
Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables) has new headshots! Check them out below:
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Ruthless!, Les Miserables, Lyrics for Life, Kinky Boots, Matilda, and Fun Home!
Happy Trails to Aidan Gemme, who played his final performance in Finding Neverland today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!
Congrats to Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), and Ashton Woerz (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), who have joined the final performance of Tim Realbuto’s ‘Wunderkind’! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.
The lineup for Lyrics for Life now includes kids from Matilda, Once, and more–including YBAN staff members Audrey Lang and Emily Lang! Get more details HERE.
Fences is getting a film adaptation! Find out more on Playbill.com.
In case you missed it, here is Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) in the hilarious Broadway Draft video!
Check out the boys of Newsies performing “Old Friends” at the Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below!
Check out this new promo video for The Gray Man, featuring Tahlia Ellie!
The kids of Les Miserables appear in the latest vlog from Samantha Hill, the show’s Cosette. Watch below!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dream Street, The King and I, Fun Home, Finding Neverland, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, and Matilda!
Athan Sporek (Les Miserables) has announced his final 10 performances as Gavroche! They are: 8/22 at 8pm, 8/23 at 3pm, 8/25 at 7pm, 8/26 at 2pm, 8/28 at 8pm, 8/29 at 2pm, 9/3 at 7pm, 9/4 at 8pm, 9/9 at 1:30pm, and 9/9 at 7:30pm. Make sure to go see him while you can!
Kinky Boots has announced they will give away 100 free tickets to their 1000th performance! Get more information in the Facebook post below:
Kids from Fun Home, Kinky Boots, and more will sing to benefit Sweet Generation on August 28th! Get more information on KidsCook4ACause.org!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Fun Home, Matilda, Finding Neverland, The King and I, Kinky Boots, and Les Miserables!
Oona Laurence‘s (Matilda) episode of “Law and Order: SVU” will air on November 5th at 9pm, not tomorrow! Sorry for the confusion!
And here are pictures from the kids of Peter Pan LIVE, Number the Stars, and Broadway Kids Care!
Our Sister Site
Welcome to Young Broadway Actor News! We are the leading news website for Broadway and Off-Broadway kids and teens under 18. Come back and visit soon!
Wanna know how to contribute to the blog? Find out more here!
If you're an alum who's doing a non-Broadway/Off-Broadway show right now or if you want to keep up with the theatrical adventures of alumni, check out our Upcoming Regional Shows page.
This website cannot be reproduced without permission from the webmaster. No copyright infringement is ever intended. This is a 100% fansite and has no connection with these young actors, their families, or their managements. If you have a problem with anything on this website, please contact us before taking any further action.