Antonyo Awards Stream Tonight, PETER PAN LIVE and Lincoln Center’s ACT ONE Stream Beginning This Weekend, and more!

Good luck to all those nominated for Antonyo Awards tonight!

Beginning at 2pm EST (earlier today), Peter Pan Live is available to stream for the next 48 hours! Watch HERE.

Also beginning earlier today, through July 3rd, you can stream Lincoln Center’s Broadway production of Act One with Matthew Schechter! Get more details and watch now on LincolnCenter.org.

Also streaming now is our graduation concert to celebrate the Class of 2020, featuring performances by alumni from Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Evita, and more, all graduating from high school or college this year! Please watch and donate to Feeding America and Brown Girls Do Ballet via the links in the YouTube description, then let us know so we can give you a shoutout on our social media! Watch HERE. (Please note that one song in the concert contains some adult language.)

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Amanda Swickle (Tink!) both made it into the Top 5 of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage competition!

Here’s your first look at “Upside Down Magic,” a new Disney Channel movie premiering July 31st and featuring Elie Samouhi (A Christmas Story Live)!

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Finally, in case you missed it, here’s the recent Annie Q&A hosted by Cabaret for a Cause!

Blasina Olowe Performs in Black Lives Matter Benefit Concert, THE INHERITANCE Wins Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Play, and more!

Blasina Olowe (for all the women who thought they were Mad) performed in a benefit concert in support of Black Lives Matter today! The stream is still available at On The Hook’s Facebook page.

Congratulations to The Inheritance, which won the Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Play! Check out the full list of winners on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tomorrow, celebrate this year’s graduates with our benefit concert for Feeding America and Brown Girls Do Ballet! Remember: you can send us a screenshot of your donation and we will give you a shoutout on our social media! Tune in HERE.

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) will take part in a benefit for the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund on June 25th! Find out more on Variety.com.

Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street) appears with Questlove in this commercial for Citizens Bank!

“Secret Society of Second-Born Royals,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho), has been pushed back to September 25th!

This Sunday, Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons) and Charlie Tassone (Frozen) will take part in the next Plays In The House Teen Edition!

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And here’s a picture from the kids of The Lion King!

Reyna Guerra Joins Virtual Graduation Concert Lineup, BroadwayHD To Stream FALSETTOS Sing-Along, and more!

Joining our virtual graduation concert this Friday is Reyna Guerra (Runaways), who will be seen in the upcoming “In The Heights” movie adaptation! Tune in to our YouTube channel this Friday to watch.

BroadwayHD will stream a sing-along version of Falsettos! Get more details about how to watch on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tomorrow, you can see Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Aliya “Jo” Ramey (The Lion King), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), and more performing in a concert with Rising Talent Magazine to benefit The Actors Fund! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Amanda Swickle (Tink!) was interviewed by BroadwayWorld as part of their Next On Stage competition! Read about her love for theatre HERE.

Listen to the newest episode of the “Little Me” podcast with Tony winner Daisy Eagan (The Secret Garden, Les Miserables) on Spotify now!

You can also check out “The Luring,” a new film with Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) and Ava-Riley Miles (Evita, Doctor Zhivago), now available on-demand!

Here’s the latest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story), Maxim Swinton, and Sofia Lauren!

And here’s a picture from the kids of The Lion King!

PETER PAN LIVE Streaming Free This Weekend, Beginning of Virtual Graduation Lineup Announced, and more!

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Peter Pan Live is streaming for free this weekend! Get more details on how to watch on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s a first look at the 2020 graduates participating in our virtual graduation concert – now only three days away! We can’t wait to celebrate with these seniors to benefit two incredible causes. Tune in to our YouTube channel on Friday!

Check out Broadway Babysitters’ class schedule for this week, and register for their classes HERE!

Yesterday we got to attend a virtual reading of You Have To Promise, a play by our very own staff member Audrey Lang, with alum Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), as part of Pride Plays! We can’t wait for more people to see this moving new play!

Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story) stopped by the brand new podcast “STOP TIME”! Listen HERE.

Voting has begun for the Top 5 of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage competition! You can vote for alumni Amanda Swickle (Tink!) and Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)–vote for Amanda HERE and for Robert HERE. In addition, Robert was interviewed by BroadwayWorld: read that article HERE.

Today, instead of “Broadway Jackbox,” Samantha Williams hosted “Black Theatre Matters,” a fundraiser for NAACP Empowerment Programs, featuring Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King)! Watch it HERE.

Jen Rudin is offering another free session for parents and their young actors this Wednesday (tomorrow)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Meliki Hurd (Matilda) is doing standup live on Instagram this Saturday!

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) was featured in Lifestyle Magazine Group!

Also, here’s the newest episode of Joshua’s “The Early Night Show,” featuring Ava Swinton, Jaden Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Autumn Capes!

Chinua Baraka Payne (Caroline, Or Change, The Lion King) took part in a reading of Don’t Call Me Brother yesterday! You can still watch it now through Sunday, June 22nd, on JWHill Productions LLC’s YouTube channel.

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




Did you see our feature on Harmony Helper? If not, click HERE to see how Harmony Helper is making virtual rehearsals easier for every performer in this time of social distancing!

MATILDA Kids Sing National Anthem, WAITRESS to Perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, and more!

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The kids of Matilda sang the National Anthem before tonight’s New York Giants game!

The cast of Waitress will perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Find out more about the performance lineup on Broadway.com.

“Stranger Things,” currently featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and soon to feature Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), has been nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Drama Series! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Tomorrow, catch Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) on “This Is Us” at 9pm on NBC! Get more details in his Instagram post:

Watch This is Us on NBC this Tuesday at 9pm EST/PST

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Download the free Dance Lifestyle app to read an interview with Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, School of Rock, The Lion King, Kinky Boots, Matilda, and Waitress!

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“Stronger Together” Feat. Alumni Tonight, Savvy Crawford Joins AMELIE, and more!

“Stronger Together” is live-streaming tonight starting at 8:30pm EST on HillaryClinton.com! It features many of our alumni, including Jonah Verdon (Disaster!), Mitchell Sink (Elf, Matilda), Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Kolette Tetlow (Iowa), Savvy Crawford (A Little Princess), Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots), Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot), Adriana Braganza (The King and I), Juli Wesley (Unbroken Circle), and Vincent Crocilla (New York Spectacular). Here’s a picture:

Savvy Crawford (A Little Princess) has joined the cast of the pre-Broadway tryout of Amelie that will take place in Los Angeles this December! The show is set to open on Broadway in spring of 2017. Find out more on Playbill.com!

Check out new production photos from Falsettos on Broadway.com!

Tonight, A Class Act NY’s “Songs for the Silver Screen” cabaret performs! It is being hosted by Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King), and features performers including Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars), and Amanda Swickle (Tink!). Get more details:

Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) has been busy! Her TV movie “Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love” is due out on November 30th on NBC–find out more about that on IMDb.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Matilda, and Waitress!

 

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Bonale Fambrini in THE KING AND I, LES MISERABLES Cast Changes, and more!

Congratulations to Bonale Fambrini, who made his Broadway debut in The King and I this week! He will play a Royal Child and understudy both Louis Leonowens and Prince Chulalongkorn. Get more information on PlaybillVault.com!

Sam Chuck has returned to Les Miserables, and Marcus D’Angelo (Matilda) will continue in the show as a Gavroche alternate!

Donna Murphy and Cyndi Lauper visited the cast of Fun Home recently! Check out backstage pictures on Playbill.com.

Check out the kids of Lyrics for Life singing their finale, “Fight Song,” in the video below!

Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables) has new headshots! Check them out below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Ruthless!, Les Miserables, Lyrics for Life, Kinky Boots, Matilda, and Fun Home!


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DREAM STREET Opening Night Coverage, Alexa Valentino in A Time To Shine, and more!

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There is now photo coverage from opening night of Dream Street up on BroadwayWorld! Check it out HERE!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has joined the lineup for the next A Time To Shine cabaret on August 23rd! Get more information HERE.

Congratulations to Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), whose artwork was picked to be the logo for Broadway Serves! Check out photos below:

And here are pictures from the kids of Dream Street, Three Days To See, The King and I, Fun Home, Matilda, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, and Finding Neverland!


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YBAN at DREAM STREET, Luca Padovan and Aidan Gemme Join CHARLIE BROWN, and more!

First, I was lucky enough to see Dream Street‘s opening night last night! The show was awesome–I saw Nicole Wildy, Ashley Lanzoni, Abigail Paige Murphy, and the Blue Cast in the rotating roles. The entire cast was great, and I am sure their counterparts in the other casts are equally talented! Get your tickets now if you’re in the NYC area on DreamStreetNYC.com! I also got to meet two of the actors from the show who are featured on our site: Alexa Valentino (Number the Stars) and Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess)–you can see our pictures below. All of us at YBAN wish “broken legs” to the entire cast and crew for the rest of the run!

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Congrats to Luca Padovan (Newsies, School of Rock) and Aidan Gemme (Finding Neverland, No Man’s Land/Waiting for Godot, Mary Poppins) who have joined the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown concert at 54 Below as Linus and Snoopy respectively! They join previously announced cast members Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies) as Charlie Brown, Milly Shapiro (Matilda) as Sally, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (A Little Princess, Evita) as Lucy, and Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies). Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

The American Repertory Theater’s production of Waitress has officially announced that it will begin previews on Broadway in March 2016 and open in April 2016! Get more information about the show on Playbill.com.

Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn, recently performed at The Muny in St. Louis, Missouri, may be in talks to come to Broadway! It previously ran at Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut. Get more information about the rumors on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are tons of pictures and videos from the kids of Dream Street on their opening night, as well as from the kids of Matilda and Les Miserables!

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Fabi Aguirre at Birdland, FUN HOME Kids See Hamilton, and more!

Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables) performed “Pulled” from The Addams Family at Birdland recently! Check out her performance in the video below.

The kids of Fun Home saw Hamilton recently! Check out their photos from that and other recent events, as well as other pictures from the kids of Dream Street and Les Miserables!


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