Happy Thanksgiving, Jaden Waldman in Online Reading of COME FIND ME, and Sami Bray Joins Virtual Production of KRIS KRINGLE!

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! We are incredibly thankful for all of you for your support as we all navigate through a challenging time in the arts. We also wanted to recognize all frontline workers for their brave actions each and every day. We love you!

And on our last day of Thanksgiving throwbacks, we’re throwing it back to the cast of School of Rock performing during the 2016 CBS Thanksgiving Parade!

Jaden Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) recently took part in an online reading of the new musical Come Find Me! Get more details on ComeFindMeMusical.com.

Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984) has joined the cast of the upcoming virtual production of Kris Kringle!

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!

Brooklyn Nelson to Depart FROZEN, Giuseppe Bausilio to Join the Cast of HAMILTON in Chicago, and more!

Brooklyn Nelson will take her final bow with Frozen this Sunday. Go see her if you can!

Congrats to Giuseppe Bausilio (Billy Elliot, Newsies), who will join the cast of Hamilton in Chicago!

Guess what… I’m in HAMILTON! #hamilton #my shot #hamilchi

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Here’s the trailer for the new Netflix show “The Who Was? Show,” with Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot)!

Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE) will guest star on an episode of “Raven’s Home”!

@ravenshomeofficial makes ME feel at home ❤️

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Akira Golz (Matilda) appeared in this video for Nickelodeon in honor of Earth Day!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Anastasia, Frozen, and Waitress!

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Jacob Guzman Joins HAMILTON Tour, Lilyana Cornell Joins EVERYBODY at Signature Theatre, and more!

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Alum Jacob Guzman (Newsies) is heading out on the national tour of Hamilton! Congrats, Jacob! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables) has joined the cast of Everybody, Off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre! Get more details about the production HERE.

The lineup for Broadway Kidz Backwards at 54 Below has been announced! Find out more on Playbill.com.

In the video below, the School of Rock kids talked with the American Theatre Wing about what it’s like to be “in the band”!

Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street), pictured below playing the title role in KOTA’s Madeline’s Christmas, has filmed a Dunkin’ Donuts commercial!

Here’s a teaser trailer for “Nella the Princess Knight,” starring Akira Golz (Matilda) in the title role! The series premieres on February 6th at 10am!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Falsettos, Kinky Boots, Waitress, and On Your Feet!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Casting, Seth Steinberg Joins IF I FORGET, and more!

Congratulations to Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, and Ryan Sell, who will all make their Broadway debuts playing Charlie in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Seth Steinberg has been cast in Roundabout Theatre Company’s Off-Broadway production of If I Forget! He will play the role of Joey Oren. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Fans have voted Anthony Rosenthal‘s Broadway debut in Falsettos among the top Broadway debuts of this year! Check out the full list of fan favorites on Broadway.com.

Take a look at photo coverage from School of Rock‘s recording session for their track on this year’s Carols for a Cure album on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch kids from Matilda, On Your Feet, and more celebrate UNICEF in this video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, Waitress, and Kinky Boots!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK and ON YOUR FEET in CBS Thanksgiving Parade, Carols for a Cure Track Info, and more!


Cast members from School of Rock and On Your Feet will perform in CBS’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Find out what tracks you can expect on this year’s Carols for a Cure CD on BroadwayWorld.com!

Marvin’s Room will arrive on Broadway next summer! Find out more about the show on RoundaboutTheatre.org.

Go get the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown cast album! Get more information:

Have you heard? Charlie Brown cast album released! #charliebrown #peanuts #musicals #castrecording

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Watch the School of Rock graduating class take their final bows!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Falsettos, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!

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New SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Debut, Pictures from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!


Break a leg to the new School of Rock cast members debuting tonight: Terrence Bell Jr., Olivia Chun (The King and I), Rachel Katzke (Grinch tour), Ellie Kim (Dream Street), Walden Sullivan, and Annabelle Wachtel (Annie tour)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Waitress, Hairspray Live, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Matilda, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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ON YOUR FEET Cast Changes, Rush Policy for A BRONX TALE, and more!


Kevin Tellez returns to On Your Feet as Johnathan Meza exits. Happy Trails, Johnathan! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you.

A Bronx Tale now has a rush policy! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Get a sneak peek at “The Glass Castle,” which features Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie) and Iain Armitage (young Broadway critic), on EW.com!

“Transformers: The Last Knight,” featuring Isabela Moner (Evita), will arrive in theaters on June 23rd, 2017! Find out more on IMDb.com.

Take a look on the set of Hairspray Live on AccessHollywood.com!

The Shops at Columbus Circle will feature free performances of Anastasia, Kinky Boots, Falsettos, Waitress, Holiday Inn, and School of Rock! Get more information on Playbill.com.

The kids of Matilda, Fun Home, and more decorated Ziggy Bear! Check out pictures on TheaterMania.com.

Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) will take part in a reading of The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen! Find out more:

Julian Silva (The Lion King) has booked an episode of “Blue Bloods”! Air date is TBA. Get more details:

Watch Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) celebrate Halloween with his sister Celia in this video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, School of Rock, Hairspray Live, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!

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Eduardo Hernandez’s Birthday, A DAY BY THE SEA Closes, and more!


Happy belated birthday to Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet)! We hope you had a great day!

Happy trails to Frederick Buford, Kylie McVey, and their A Day by the Sea castmates, and congrats on a great run! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

Happy Halloween! Be safe and have fun tonight! Here are some brief clips from the Broadway kids’ Halloween party at The Lion King!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Waitress, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, and A Day by the Sea!

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