Charlotte MacLeod Wins “Musical Theatre 12 and Under” Division of Hal Leonard Vocal Competition, Nicholas Barasch to Participate in “I Wish” Online, and more!

Congratulations to Charlotte MacLeod (The Bedwetter), who won the “Musical Theatre 12 and Under” division of the Hal Leonard Vocal Competition! See the full list of winners on BroadwayWorld.com.

Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) will take part in an online edition of “I Wish” via 54 Below on May 22nd! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) and Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) took part in a Zoom reading of Pride and Prejudice tonight!

Also earlier tonight, Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) took part in a live-streamed cabaret, “Live From Quarantine”!

See how the Broadway shutdown has affected Mrs. Doubtfire in The New York Times.

Don’t forget to sign up for casting director Jen Rudin’s next free session for parents and young actors to gain more tips about the industry! You can sign up now on Eventbrite.

“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) returned earlier today!

And check out this video from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Drama League Award Nominations Announced, New Episodes of “Ghostwriter” with Amadi Chapata Now Streaming on AppleTV+, and more!

Lots of our featured shows received nominations for this year’s Drama League Awards! Get the full list on Playbill.com, and see the nominations for shows we’ve covered below:

  • Outstanding Production of a Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
  • Outstanding Production of a Musical – The Secret Life of Bees by Lynn Nottage, Duncan Sheik, and Susan Birkenhead
  • Outstanding Production of a Musical – Sing Street by Gary Clark, John Carney, and Enda Walsh
  • Outstanding Production of a Musical – Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by Frank Ketelaar, Katori Hall, and Kees Prins
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play – Betrayal by Harold Pinter
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play – Medea, a new adaptation of the Euripides text by Simon Stone
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play – The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Rose Byrne for Medea
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Halley Feiffer for The Pain of My Belligerence
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Brenock O’Connor for Sing Street
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Marisa Tomei for The Rose Tattoo
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Adrienne Warren for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

New episodes of “Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), are now streaming on AppleTV+!

“I Am Woman,” a concert produced by Emerson Steele (Violet) and featuring Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie) and Brynn Williams (13, Bye Bye Birdie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), streamed tonight from 54 Below’s YouTube channel! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) held the latest episode of “Broadway Jackbox” earlier today! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Shaylin Becton (The Lion King) just released a new single called “Check”! Listen HERE.

You can watch Sing Street‘s livestream now through May 4th!

Check out the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Gianna Harris (School of Rock) and Ellis Gage!

Roman Engel (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is appearing in a commercial for Connections Academy!

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!





“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been” Live Streams on 54 Below’s YouTube, Broadway Kids Create Earth Day Music Video for Broadway Green Alliance, and more!

Continuing our look back at the past ten years, today check out “Stranger Things” star Gaten Matarazzo performing at the 2014 Tony Awards with his castmates from the Broadway revival of Les Miserables! #YoungBway10

“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been” live-streamed earlier today on 54 Below’s YouTube page, and featured alumni Emerson Steele (Violet) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story)! Tune in for future live-streamed concerts HERE.

Kids from Fun Home, Caroline, Or Change, and more took part in an Earth Day-themed music video for Broadway Green Alliance! Find out more and watch the video on Playbill.com.

Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) live-streamed a concert from his home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier today!

In case you missed it, here’s Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) and her Mrs. Doubtfire castmates on “Stars In The House”:

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Caroline Basu (School of Rock) and Emily Zimmerman (The Bedwetter)!

And here are videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

SING STREET Cast Album Out Now, IN THE HEIGHTS Film Adaptation Pushed Back to 2021, Drama Desk Nominations Announced, and more!

Check out these throwbacks to the 2014 Tony Awards: a performance from the company of Violet as well as the boys of Finding Neverland performing alongside Jennifer Hudson prior to the show “flying” to Broadway:

The cast album of Sing Street is out now!

The film adaptation of In The Heights has been pushed back to 2021. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The nominations for this year’s Drama Desk Awards were announced today! See below for a list of nominations for our featured shows, and the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
  • Outstanding Musical – The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company
  • Outstanding Actor in a Play – Kyle Soller for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Actress in a Play – Rose Byrne for Medea at BAM
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Saycon Sengbloh for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Adrienne Warren for Tina
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Lois Smith for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – LaChanze for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Stephen Daldry for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Music – Duncan Sheik for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Lyrics – Susan Birkenhead for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Book of a Musical – Lynn Nottage for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical – Mark Thompson for Tina
  • Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Jane Cox for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Bruno Poet for Tina
  • Outstanding Projection Design – Julia Frey for Medea
  • Outstanding Sound Design for a Play – Paul Arditti and Christopher Reid for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Wig and Hair Design – Campbell Young Associates for Tina
  • Outstanding Adaptation – A Christmas Carol by Jack Thorne
  • Outstanding Adaptation – Mojada by Luis Alfaro at The Public Theater

Also nominated in several categories each were the Broadway revival of West Side Story, which features alumni Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) and Jacob Guzman (Newsies) and Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Scotland, PA, which featured Will Meyers (Generation Me). Finally, WP Theater (which produced Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) and its founder Julia Miles received a special award.

“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) continued with an episode earlier today that featured stars from Disney Channel, including alum Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE)! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Recent live-streamed concerts on the (YOUNG) Instagram account featured Gianna Harris (School of Rock) and Caroline Basu (School of Rock)!

Alum Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), currently starring in Mrs. Doubtfire, stopped by “Stars In The House” yesterday alongside Rob McClure, Jenn Gambatese, and more! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Charlotte MacLeod (The Bedwetter) appeared on a recent episode of “Cyberchase for Real” on PBS Kids!

Joshua Turchin’s (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) “The Early Night Show” is now on Broadway Podcast Network! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

The Earth Day Live livestream tomorrow, April 22nd, will feature alumni Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie), Oscar Williams (Fun Home), Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie, Fun Home), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons), Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King), Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots), Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon), Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon), Jace Chen (Miss Saigon), and more, including some of their siblings. Get more information on Broadway.com!

Thank you to Zoe Glick (The Bedwetter, Unknown Soldier, Frozen) and Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) for their video messages for our 10th anniversary!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Tina!




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!

Young Broadway Actor News Hosting 10th Anniversary Online Concert, Eleanor Koski Livestreaming on (YOUNG)’s Instagram Account Today, and more!

We are presenting an online concert in honor of our 10th anniversary on April 13th (our birthday) at 7pm EST / 4pm PST on YouTube, to benefit The Actors Fund and their COVID-19 relief resources! More details coming soon. #YoungBway10

In 2012, we welcomed shows like Annie, Newsies, Once, and A Christmas Story!

And 2013 was packed with shows like Matilda, Kinky Boots, Big Fish, and Pippin!

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables, “God Friended Me”) livestreamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier tonight!

Here’s a new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor), featuring Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire), and Anya Jimenez!

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








Pictures and Videos from MRS. DOUBTFIRE, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, and more!

We’re continuing our look back today, in honor of Young Broadway Actor News’ 10th anniversary. In 2011, Broadway welcomed shows like Bonnie and Clyde, War Horse, Wonderland, and Priscilla Queen of the Desert! Check out these throwbacks in honor of #YoungBway10:

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Mrs. Doubtfire, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Caroline, Or Change, The Lion King, and Flying Over Sunset!






JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE To Re-Air, “Happy” Season 2 Now On Netflix, “Lulu the Broadway Mouse” Sequel Now Available, and more!

It’s our birth month and it’s the big one because we’re turning 10 years old! Today we look back at the long-running hits that helped shape us, like Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, and The Lion King. We have a special announcement coming next week about our 10th anniversary celebration, so stay tuned!

Jesus Christ Superstar Live, with Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock), will re-air on Easter Sunday (April 12th) on NBC! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Season 2 of the SyFy series “Happy” arrived on Netflix yesterday! Be on the lookout for Broadway/Off-Broadway alumni Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess, 4:48 Psychosis) and Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo) when you watch it!

You can now get your copy of the Lulu the Broadway Mouse sequel The Show Must Go On, written by former Broadway kid Jenna Gavigan (Gypsy)! In case you missed it, read our recent interview with Jenna HERE.

All episode of PBS’s “Pinkalicious and Peterrific,” with Jaden Waldman (Caroline, Or Change), are now available to watch on the PBS Kids Video app!

Check out the full episodes of “Stars In The House” featuring Presley Ryan with the cast of Beetlejuice and a reunion of Fun Home cast members, including Sydney Lucas!

Also, Sydney Lucas and her fellow original child cast members of Fun Home on Broadway, Oscar Williams, Gabriella Pizzolo, and Zell Steele Morrow, reunited as well for a special video dedicated to all first responders and medical professionals fighting COVID-19. Watch below!

Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory) guest starred on the latest episode of “God Friended Me”!

There have been a number of opportunities for livestreaming content recently! These include the following:

Stay tuned to our social media to keep updated with livestream opportunities!

Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon) performed a special quarantined version of Billy Joel’s “Vienna”!

Here are a few clips from Atlantic Theater Company’s recent Off-Broadway production of Anatomy of a Suicide, with Ava Briglia!

Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol) is now modeling for Appaman!

Here’s a new episode of “The Early Night Show” to benefit The Actors Fund!

Eric A. Walker Jr. (Kinky Boots) appears in a commercial for No Kid Hungry!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, The Lion King, Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Tina!

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New Episode of Joshua Turchin’s “The Early Night Show” with Sami Bray, Alyssa Emily Marvin, and Lily Brooks O’Briant; and more!

Watch another new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984), Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars, Dream Street), and Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour), on BroadwayWorld.com!

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