BEETLEJUICE and WAITRESS Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park, Alumni Join Joshua Turchin’s New Musical THE PERFECT FIT, and more!

The casts of Beetlejuice and Waitress performed at Broadway in Bryant Park today! Videos to come.

Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess), and alum Jenny Mollet (The Color Purple) have been cast in The Perfect Fit, a new musical by Joshua Turchin (The Pill)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) recently performed on the USS Intrepid! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

A stage version of It’s A Wonderful Life is in the works, set to be written by Paul McCartney! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) shared his favorite “Smash” moments with Playbill! Read HERE.

Alumni Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), Ethan Haberfield (Mary Poppins), Morgan Hecker (How the Grinch Stole Christmas!), Lilli Jacobs (A Little Princess), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific), Neil McCaffrey (Bye Bye Birdie, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins), Jenny Mollet (The Color Purple), Kylie Goldstein (Les Miserables), and more will take the stage at The Green Room 42 with “A Time To Shine”! Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins) is a co-producer. Get tickets now!

Here’s a throwback video from the 2017 auditions for Clara in Radio City Christmas Spectacular, with both Elliana Walmsley, who will play the role this holiday season, and Emerson Tate Alexander, who took it on in 2017!

The new The Lion King film arrives in theaters tomorrow! Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) and her co-star JD McCrary surprised guests at Disney World with a performance of “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King”! Watch here:

The cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will perform in a benefit concert at Birdland on July 22nd!

And here are pictures from the kids of Not Even The Good Things and The Lion King!




NOT EVEN THE GOOD THINGS Opens Off-Broadway, WAITRESS to Close on Broadway in January 2020, and more!

Happy Opening to Serena Parrish and the company of Not Even The Good Things Off-Broadway! Break a leg, everyone!

Waitress has announced a closing date in January 2020. Go see it on Broadway before then! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to our alumni whose projects were nominated for Emmy Awards this morning! “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho); “Russian Doll,” with Brooke Timber (Ballyturk); “Fosse/Verdon,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); and the “Sesame Street” special “When You Wish Upon A Pickle,” with Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), were all nominated. Get the full list on Variety.com.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock, The Mother of Invention) has been cast in The Underlying Chris, playing Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theater! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) attended an advanced screening of the new “The Lion King” film! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

Sophia Anne Caruso will perform with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway in Bryant Park this week! Cast members from Waitress are also set to perform. Get the full lineup on Playbill.com!

Get your tickets HERE for “Now & Then,” happening this week at 54 Below and featuring kids from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Billy Elliot, and more!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has released a new single! Go check out “Skin I’m In”!

Tonight, “Dance Moms” airs a new episode with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and future Radio City Christmas Spectacular ballerina Elliana Walmsley! Check out the group dance from last week and Elliana’s solo:

And check out this picture from the cast of What the Constitution Means to Me when they stopped by Google Talks!

“All Together Now” Performs at 54 Below Tonight, Avery Watson to Play Clara in RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

Tonight, kids from School of Rock, Les Miserables, and more will join many other Broadway stars at 54 Below for “All Together Now,” a celebration of Broadway’s best group numbers! Get tickets HERE.

Congratulations to Avery Watson, who will play Clara in Radio City Christmas Spectacular this year!

Get a first look at Off-Broadway’s Not Even The Good Things with Serena Parrish on BroadwayWorld.com!

What the Constitution Means to Me has recouped its investment! Get more details HERE.

Tickets for Betrayal are on sale now! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Congrats to Olivia Alboher (Billy Elliot), who auditioned for “So You Think You Can Dance” and made it to The Academy, which airs tonight on Fox! Check out her audition:

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






LADYSHIP Closes Off-Broadway, Pictures from FROZEN, and more!

Happy Trails to Noelle Hogan and the company of Ladyship Off-Broadway! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Noelle!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Ladyship, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Waitress!









Shows Cancelled Due to Midtown Blackout, Pictures from CURSED CHILD, and more!

A number of Broadway shows cancelled their performances for this evening due to a blackout in Midtown. Please contact your point of purchase for refunds or exchanges! Get more details on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Frozen, The Secret Life of Bees, and Waitress!










Elliana Walmsley to Play Clara in RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, Sophia Anne Caruso Receives Sardi’s Portrait, and more!

Congratulations to “Dance Moms” star Elliana Walmsley, who will play Clara in Radio City Christmas Spectacular this holiday season!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) received a Sardi’s portrait this week! Check out pictures on Playbill.com, and watch a clip of her performing “Beautiful Sound” here:

Caroline Basu (School of Rock) performed “I Hate Men” at 54 Below as part of Growing Up Broadway’s event “Switched”!

Check out production photos from Ladyship on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Waitress, Frozen, and Ladyship!









Sophia Anne Caruso’s Birthday; Shereen Pimentel, Ben Cook, and Jacob Guzman Cast in WEST SIDE STORY Revival, and more!

Happy birthday to Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice)! We hope you had a great day, Sophia!

Congratulations to alumni Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), and Jacob Guzman (Newsies), who have been cast in the upcoming West Side Story revival! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out these videos from the most recent Growing Up Broadway event, “Switched,” at 54 Below!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, Waitress, and Ladyship!





Gaten Matarazzo Competes on “Celebrity Family Feud,” Performance Videos from “The Early Night Show” and “Switched,” and more!

Broadway alum and “Stranger Things” star Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) recently competed on “Celebrity Family Feud”! The full episode is available on ABC’s app and website. You can check out a sneak peek here:

Check out these videos from “Switched” at 54 Below and “The Early Night Show” at The Green Room 42!

“All Together Now,” a 54 Below concert with kids from School of Rock, Les Miserables, and more, is having a flash sale that ends tonight!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress and Ladyship!

THE FERRYMAN Closes on Broadway, Mattea Conforti on “NOS4A2” Tonight, and more!

Happy Trails to the company of The Ferryman! Congrats on a great run; we can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

Tonight, Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) will appear on “NOS4A2” at 10pm on AMC!

Victoria Collett (Waitress) can be seen in a recurring role on “City on a Hill,” produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon!

Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay got to hang out with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and her mom Joanne in Los Angeles today, fresh off of filming Season 8 of “Dance Moms”! We can’t wait to see all that’s in store for the both of them. Thanks for the fun day!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, Waitress, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!






“Stranger Things” Season 3 Out On Netflix as of Yesterday, Additionally Featuring Gabriella Pizzolo; Raghav Mehrotra to Appear on “Late Night with Seth Meyers”; and more!

We hope everyone had a great time celebrating the 4th of July yesterday!

As of yesterday, Season 3 of “Stranger Things” is now on Netflix! In addition to the previously announced Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) and series regulars Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), alum Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) also appears on this season!

Tune in to “Late Night with Seth Meyers” to see Raghav Mehrotra (School of Rock) sit in with the 8G Band from July 15-18!

Check out production photos from Mojada at the Public Theater on TheaterMania.com!

Broadway alum and “Stranger Things” star Caleb McLaughlin is releasing original music! Find out more in his interview with WWD.

Jenna Weir (Frozen) has finished filming a new Hallmark movie, due to arrive around the holidays!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Ferryman, Frozen, and “(YOUNG)” at The Green Room 42!