Thursday Williams and Rosdely Ciprian Appear on NY1’s “On Stage,” “The Nexus” with Lily Buchanan Will Play Big Apple Film Festival and New York Short Film Festival, and more!

First, we want to send a huge thank you to everyone who’s voted for a better future this year! Check out this parody song, “Joy to the Polls,” featuring Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman, Make Believe), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), Caroline Basu (School of Rock), Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Dream Street, Number the Stars), and more!

Thursday Williams (What the Constitution Means to Me) and Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) appeared on NY1’s “On Stage” over the weekend!

Also, Thursday made an appearance during the Sing Out For Freedom concert last night, alongside Heidi Schreck! Find out more at SingOutForFreedom.com.

“The Nexus,” featuring Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris), will play the Big Apple Film Festival and the New York Short Film Festival!

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How fitting to announce these awards this weekend! This film was written/directed/produced by my incredibly talented friend @calebreesepaul. The Cast of The Nexus won Best Ensemble Cast at Horrors4You! "This young cast deliver all they've got. Just brilliant." and won runner up for Indie Short/Feature Film: Budget from $1000-5000! "The Nexus is a great use of budget – the film has a definite sense of polish that exceeds its limitations." Second of all, the film has also been accepted into the Big Apple Film Festival! Thirdly, the film has won honorable mention for the Young Filmmaker Award at Top Shorts, another big festival! Aaanndd, the film has also been chosen to be in the New York Short Film Festival (NYSFF)!

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Congrats to Gabriel Amoroso (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea), who booked a voiceover gig!

In case you missed it, here’s the full “Voices To End Hunger” concert from last Friday, featuring Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984), Eve Johnson (The Net Will Appear), Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), Taylor Paige Henderson (The Bedwetter), Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock), Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Antonio J. Watson (Tina, This Ain’t No Disco), and more!

Kids from School of Rock, Frozen, and more will present a concert on November 22nd to benefit Glut 1 Deficiency Syndrome!

Here’s the newest episode of “Kyla’s Korner,” hosted by Kyla Carter (Number the Stars)!

Did you watch the election special from “The Amazing World of Gumball,” starring Duke Cutler (School of Rock), which aired on Cartoon Network last night?

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) hosted a “Broadway Jackbox” stream earlier today! Keep an eye on Andrew’s Twitter for future streams!

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) took part in this modern take on Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On”!

Check out these throwback clips leading up to Thanksgiving from previous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parades – the casts of the 2012 revival of Annie and the 2015 revival of The King and I performing during the parade!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Sing Street, The Bedwetter, and more!





“Disney Family Singalong” with Artyon Celestine and Alyssa Emily Marvin Streaming and Airing, Carlos Carreras in Nick Jr. Video Voiceover, and more!

Here’s a throwback to the cast of the recent Broadway revival of The King and I performing at the 2015 Tony Awards! #YoungBway10

The “Disney Family Singalong,” with Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live) and Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars, Dream Street), is now streaming on Disney+ and Hulu and is set to air on Disney Channel this Friday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

You can hear Carlos Carreras’ (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) voice in this video for Nick Jr.!

Phoebe Young (The Pain of My Belligerence), Ian Saraceni (Matilda, The King and I), Grace Mozitis (Dream Street), Georgi James (Annie, Billy Elliot, A Tale of Two Cities), Gabriel Amoroso (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea), Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), and many more took part in a cover of “Raise You Up” from Kinky Boots!

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Featuring students and friends from India, Turkey, Japan, and all over the US, enjoy this youth-led monday morning pick-me-up as we enter week 6 (🤪😩🥺🤯) at home! Hang in there…you’re beautiful! 😘😌. . . . #socialdistancesingalongs #youth #broadway #stayhome #kinkyboots #raiseyouup @shanti_bhavan @zachkessel @thesydneychan @sumith2919 @sloaneptashek @sarahhjbenedict @nagisashore @elianajunegamble @luke.john.hampson @phoebeyoungatheart @kaetajarkow @johnjoseph.yesuraj20 @ian_saraceni @gracemozitisofficial @georgi.james @faithwankel @elvin.karaderili @elizabeth_bigham_official @crowncyalmeida @gabrielamoroso_official @unlicensed__doula @charlottepontarelli @brodyhampson @sirfambrini @sakachezsisters @alyssatanti @alison._.nolan @gracemozitis

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, The Bedwetter, and 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!




Anthony Pierini on “Royal Pains,” Broadway Kids for Orlando Performs Tonight, and more!

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Congratulations to Anthony Pierini (Big Fish, Mary Poppins), who will appear on “Royal Pains” on June 29th at 9/8c on USA! Find out more on IMDb.com.

Broadway Kids for Orlando performed tonight at Don’t Tell Mama! Get more details about the event in the Facebook post below:

Tori Murray (Ruthless!) will guest star on “All In” on July 8th at 8pm on Nick!

Please join Sean Reda (Les Miserables, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and donate to Cure the Kids on GoFundMe!

Congrats to Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King), who presented last night at the BET Awards! We’re currently looking for video, stay tuned! And check out a picture below:

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will play Big Blues Bender September 8-11, 2016! Get more information HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of New York Spectacular, The King and I, School of Rock, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, and On Your Feet!


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A ROOM OF MY OWN Begins Previews, YBAN At SMOKEFALL, and more!

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A Room Of My Own has begun previews! Congratulations to Nico Bustamante and the rest of the company!

I was lucky enough to see Smokefall, featuring Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory), yesterday! Taylor and the whole cast were great–see the show if you can! Here’s a picture of us after the show:

The Grammy Awards were tonight! Good luck to Fun Home and The King and I, both nominated for Best Musical Theater Album!

We found more video from the recent Broadway Sessions featuring the kids of School of Rock! Watch it below or on BroadwayWorld.com.

Brooklyn Shuck (Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie) was featured in a segment for the Today Show this morning! Watch it below or on Today.com.

L.A. fans–tickets went on sale today for “Together At Last,” a cabaret show starring Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda) and Jaidyn Young (Annie)! Get more information in the Facebook post below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, The Lion King, School of Rock, On Your Feet, and Matilda!


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Taylor Richardson Joins SMOKEFALL, Isabella Russo in SCHOOL OF ROCK Article, and more!

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Congratulations to Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory) who is heading back to Off-Broadway this year in Smokefall! Get more information HERE!

Also, Isabella Russo (School of Rock) was featured in an article on TDF about her character Summer Hathaway! Check out the article HERE!

And check out these pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Matilda, The King and I, Les Miserables, Kinky Boots, Mother Courage, Finding Neverland, and Fun Home!

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Elizabeth Crawford and Marco Schittone Join TUCK EVERLASTING, Evie Dolan Featured on ZZounds, and more!

elizabeth-marco Joining the Tuck Everlasting cast are Elizabeth Crawford (White Christmas tour) and Marco Schittone. Both are making their Broadway debuts! They join Sarah Charles Lewis and Brooklyn Shuck (Matilda, Annie).

Evie Dolan (School of Rock) was featured on ZZounds recently! She talks about the show and her musical instruments. Read it HERE.

Congrats to Hayden Wall and Ethan Khusidman (School Of Rock) who played Mason and Lawrence respectively this past weekend!

Congrats to Kolette Tetlow (Iowa) who has a few film projects coming up! No official announcement yet but we will keep you posted.

We have more video from Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) playing at MoMa! Watch below:

Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) performed at the Metropolitan Room this past week! See her sing “You’re Gonna Hear From Me” and “On My Way” below:

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of The King and I, Kinky Boots, Lazarus, Matilda, On Your Feet, and School of Rock!



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National Swing Day, FREAKY FRIDAY To Have World Premiere in Washington DC, and more!

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Happy National Swing Day to all of our past and present swings! We hope we managed to get almost everyone in the tags!

Freaky Friday will make its world premiere at the Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C.! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com! Casting is still TBA.

Cabaret for a Cause is coming to The Poconos in Pennsylvania! Get more information in the picture below:

Check out this PSA from Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) for Free2Luv, an anti-bullying campaign!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Lazarus, Les Miserables, Matilda, Fun Home, The King and I, andKinky Boots!


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THE SECRET GARDEN at Lucille Lortel Tonight, “Steve Jobs” and “Joy” Win Golden Globes, and more!

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Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) and Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin) are performing in The Secret Garden at the Lucille Lortel Theatre tonight, as Mary Lennox and Colin Craven, respectively! Break a leg, Gabby and Eli! Get more information about the show on FriendsInTheater.com.

Congratulations to all involved with “Steve Jobs” and “Joy,” which won two and one Golden Globes last night, respectively! “Steve Jobs” features Ripley Sobo (Matilda, Once), and “Joy” features Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street). Check out the full list of winners and nominees on BBC.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, Fun Home, The King and I, Matilda, School of Rock, Ruthless!, The Lion King, Finding Neverland, Les Miserables, and Lazarus!


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RUTHLESS! Extends Run, Alexa Valentino Books AllerGuarder Commercial, and more!

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Ruthless! has extended its run through April 2nd, 2016! Congratulations to the entire company! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Congratulations to Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars), who has booked a commercial for AllerGuarder! We can’t wait to see it!

Check out pictures of Oona Laurence (Matilda) promoting her new film “Lamb” at Planet Hollywood on Playbill.com!

Playbill.com has backstage portraits of the cast of Les Miserables, including Danielle Gordon–check them out HERE!

See the cast of The King and I celebrating New Year’s Eve on Playbill.com!

Congratulations to Hayden Wall (School of Rock, Soul Doctor), who played Mason at today’s matinee of School of Rock!

You can now watch the full clip of Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) on “The Dr. Oz Show” on DoctorOz.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, Matilda, Kinky Boots, and On Your Feet!


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