Sophie and Dalya Knapp in Panel with Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, Everleigh Rottuno and Lily Buchanan in Commercials, and more!

Check out today’s throwbacks–first to Tony nominee Sydney Lucas singing “Ring of Keys” at the 2015 Tony Awards with Fun Home! #YoungBway10

And to performances at the 2016 and 2017 Tony Awards from School of Rock, Falsettos, and Miss Saigon! #YoungBway10

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) and Dalya Knapp (Les Miserables tour) chatted about their careers with the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey today! Get more details HERE.

Look for Everleigh Rottuno in a commercial for Ethan Allen and an ad for Ziploc!

Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris) appears in this new ad for Optimum!

Today and yesterday, Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) and Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I) live-streamed concerts from their homes on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account!

Check out a new song written by Amanda Swickle (Tink!) called “Wings”!

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) did a cover of “Lean On Me” in honor of Bill Withers!

And here are videos from the kids of Tina and The Lion King!





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!




“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!






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!

Zoe Wilson’s Birthday, Back to Before Returns to 54 Below Tonight, and more!

Happy birthday to Zoe Wilson (Eco Village)! We hope you had a great day, Zoe!

Tonight, Back to Before returns to 54 Below for a night of music with former Broadway kids now all grown up! Get tickets and more details HERE.

Equity Principal Auditions are being held on February 6th for potential replacements for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! Get the audition information on Backstage.com and advice for attending EPAs as a non-Equity actor on ActorAesthetic.com.

Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) has created a new short film called “Superfreak,” starring Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)! Follow @SuperfreakFilm on Instagram for more news.

You will soon be able to license Frozen Jr. to perform at your school, community theater, camp, and more! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Eco Village, and more, including photos from the closing night of School of Rock and photos of YBAN founder Lindsay at Dave & Buster’s in Times Square with some Broadway and tour alumni!




THE NET WILL APPEAR, THE JUNGLE, and CHRISTMAS IN HELL Begin Performances, “You” with Luca Padovan to Move to Netflix for Second Season, and more!

The Net Will Appear began performances today, and The Jungle and Christmas in Hell both started previews yesterday! Congratulations, everyone!

“You,” featuring alum Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies), has been picked up for a second season and is moving from Lifetime to Netflix! Find out more on IndieWire.com.

Check out these highlights from Matthew Jost‘s takeover of the School of Rock Instagram!

The Ferryman, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child landed on The New York Times’ Best of Theater 2018 list! Check it out at NYTimes.com.

You can see Avey Noble (Frankenstein, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) in The Will Rogers Follies at Rider University in May 2019! Get tickets HERE.

The Lion King and Dear Evan Hansen were among the top fundraising shows for this year’s Red Bucket Follies! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

School of Rock released an anti-bullying PSA in partnership with Stomp Out Bullying. Watch below or on BroadwayWorld.com:

Simone Vysnovsky (Dream Street) guest starred on last week’s episode of “God Friended Me”!

Congratulations to alumni Danielle Becht (Dream Street), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), and Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), who performed with Broadway Youth Ensemble last weekend at Carnegie Hall!

You can see Athan Sporek (Les Miserables, A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea) in The Nutcracker with the New York City Ballet now through December 30th! Check out a feature on him on NYTimes.com.

“I’ll Be Next Door for Christmas,” with Juliette Allen Angelo (Billy Elliot, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Mary Poppins), is now available for digital download!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Hard Problem, Anastasia, What the Constitution Means to Me, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, Frozen, Waitress, Christmas in Hell, and (YOUNG)!




















Presley Ryan’s Birthday, MATILDA Available for Professional and Amateur Licensing, and more!

Happy birthday to Presley Ryan, soon to be seen in Broadway’s Beetlejuice! We hope you had a great day, Presley!

Matilda is now available for licensing for professional and amateur groups! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Ava Briglia (School of Rock) recently took part in a reading of the upcoming musical Radio 930!

London Skye Gilliam (Waitress) appeared in a video for Romper, a social media channel all about motherhood!

“Troupe Zero,” featuring Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), will premiere at Sundance!

Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story) has been cast in Netflix’s new film “Lost Girls”! More details TBA.

Go see Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale) in Seussical in Texas! Get more information at OwenTheatre.com.

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Rachel Katzke (School of Rock), Cayen Martin (The Lion King), and Ian Saraceni (Matilda, The King and I) have been added to a reading of the new musical The Game! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman) chatted about her dog Penny with PetsOfBroadway.org!

Laila Drew (Generation Me) will tour the country with American Girl Live beginning in December! Find out more HERE.

“Back To Before” is coming back to 54 Below on January 24th! Find out more on 54Below.com.

As of yesterday, you can listen to a brand new single from Baylee Littrell (Disaster!)! Check out this link to listen via Spotify, iTunes, and more!

Lilyana Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables) filmed a spot for Johnson & Johnson in honor of Giving Tuesday!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, The Secret Life of Bees, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, School of Rock, What the Constitution Means to Me, Christmas in Hell, Frozen, (YOUNG), The Hard Problem, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Anastasia!


















(YOUNG) at The Green Room 42 and SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids in John Arthur Greene’s 54 Below Show Tonight, and more!

Tonight, (YOUNG) performed at The Green Room 42, with young stars from School of Rock, Anastasia, and more! Get more information HERE.

Also tonight, current School of Rock kids as well as alumni appeared in John Arthur Greene’s new 54 Below show “These Are The Shows I Didn’t Book…And Why”! Find out more on 54Below.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Frozen, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Anastasia, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and What the Constitution Means to Me!















THE HARD PROBLEM Begins Rehearsals, “Maniac” with Aaralyn Anderson Out on Netflix, and more!

The Hard Problem began rehearsals this week! Get a peek at their first day on TheaterMania.com.

“Maniac,” a new and highly-anticipated Netflix series featuring Aaralyn Anderson (Ballyturk), arrived on Netflix yesterday!

Watch the kids of (YOUNG) perform a medley from “The Greatest Showman”!

Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) is featured among the Montclair talent in an article on NorthJersey.com!

Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) is a directing intern for Gloria: A Life, landing Off-Broadway this October!

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) has booked a feature film, due out in 2019!

Brigid Harrington (Mary Poppins) provided voiceover for a commercial for her school, the University of Notre Dame!

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) will play a concert in Las Vegas! Get tickets HERE.

Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story) will take part in MT Shorts at The Cutting Room on September 24th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Treasure Island, with Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), is now playing through October 14th at the Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, PA! Get tickets HERE.

Levi Buksbazen (School of Rock) spoke with Billboard recently as part of their Billboard on Broadway podcast! Listen HERE.

Ramon Reed (The Lion King) has been busy! He spoke with WFAE 90.7 about starring as Young Simba; chatted with WSOC TV about his experience performing in The Lion King while battling sickle cell disease; and visited patients at Novant Health’s Hemby Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC!

School of Rock girls Ava Briglia, Layla Capers, and Montgomery Lamb will appear on “Broadway Balances America” on October 1st! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Rozie Baker (Bonnie and Clyde, Shrek, Mary Poppins) will play a few shows in NYC and Boston this fall!

WAITRESS Celebrates 1000th Performance, Michael McArthur Joins THE FERRYMAN, and more!

Waitress celebrated its 1000th performance on Broadway tonight! Check out pictures of the cast on Broadway.com.

Please welcome to The Ferryman: Michael McArthur, who is making his Broadway debut in the show!

BroadwayWorld.com has photos from the latest installment of (YOUNG)!

Sydney Bell (A Little Princess) made a brief appearance on the new season of “American Vandal”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Beetlejuice, Frozen, and The Lion King!