Happy belated birthday to Atticus Ware (Flying Over Sunset)! We hope you had a great time celebrating this weekend!
Broadway alum and “Us” star Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has been cast in MCC Theater’s benefit reading of School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play on December 13th! Get more details on Playbill.com.
On Thanksgiving Day, Walter Russell III (The Lion King) will present a Thanksgiving-themed episode of “The PAW-cast” with past and present The Lion King cubs! The episode will stream on Walter’s Instagram Live at 6pm EST this Thursday.
“Thankful,” a benefit concert hosted by Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) and Zoe Glick (The Bedwetter, Unknown Soldier, Frozen) and featuring lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni, performed tonight! Watch HERE or below:
Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story) booked a voiceover this week!
Watch the entire BroadwayWorld Town Hall from earlier this week with young actors from Trevor, Sing Street, and more!
Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) wants you to get involved with The Sugarplum Sled this holiday season!
Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) stopped by “The Love of Acting” on YouTube to discuss The Perfect Fit!
Check out these videos from the kids of Trevor and The Bedwetter!
Finally, check out the cast of Madison Square Garden’s production of A Christmas Carol, starring Tim Curry, performing during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!
YBAN founder Lindsay made it to the “show about death” last night! Huge thanks to Presley Ryan, who gave a fantastic performance and backstage tour at Beetlejuice. Be sure to head to the Winter Garden Theatre for a laugh-out-loud good time!
Get 2-for-1 tickets to Forbidden Broadway at the York Theatre Company and Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons as part of Off-Broadway Week! Find out more, including a full list of participating shows, on BroadwayWorld.com.
Sony and Netflix will distribute the upcoming movie musical of Matilda with a theatrical release in the U.K. first, followed by a Netflix release! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Sisley Carretas (Pedro Pan) won this year’s BroadwayCon Lip Sync Contest, along with “America’s Got Talent” star Luke Islam! Check out their winning performance here:
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Tina, Frozen, and The Lion King!
Happy birthday to Tre Ryder (The Inheritance)! We hope you had a great day, Tre!
Congrats to Raigan Olivia Saunders-Newton (Waitress), who now plays Anais Barnes-Gaines on the new CBS show “FBI: Most Wanted”! The show airs Tuesdays at 10/9c.
Congrats as well to Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) and the cast of “Us,” which won the Critics Choice Award for Best Sci-Fi or Horror Movie!
Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice) will take part in G!TALK’s live show at BroadwayCon on January 26th at 10:30am! Get more information HERE.
Disney is holding an open casting call in Houston, TX, in April 2020 for kids for its Broadway and national touring companies of Frozen and The Lion King! Get more details on DisneyOnBroadway.com/Casting.
And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Forbidden Broadway!
A Christmas Carol, Tina, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child broke box office records over the holidays! Get more details on Playbill.com.
Broadway alum and “Stranger Things” star Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie) has been cast in the upcoming movie “Dear Zoe”! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.
Jake Gyllenhaal’s production company, Nine Stories Productions, is producing a film adaptation of Fun Home, with Jake Gyllenhaal starring as Bruce Bechdel! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and more, including the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrating New Year’s!
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