“Mixed-ish” Season Premiere Starring Arica Himmel, Talia Ryder Nominated for Film Independent Spirit Award for “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” and more!

Did you watch the season premiere of “Mixed-ish,” starring Arica Himmel (The Layover), last night on ABC? If you missed it, catch up now on ABC.com!

Congratulations to Talia Ryder (Matilda), who is nominated for a Film Independent Spirit Award for her work in “Never Rarely Sometimes Always”! The film is nominated for six other awards in addition to Talia’s, including Best Feature.

The York Theatre Company has been a home for Off-Broadway productions like You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Forbidden Broadway, Panama Hattie, Christmas in Hell, and more. Now, they need your help to recover from their recent flood! See how you can donate HERE.

Today is National Swing Day! We salute the youngest swings of Broadway, from shows like Matilda, Billy Elliot, School of Rock, and Annie!

“Earwig and the Witch,” with Taylor Paige Henderson (The Bedwetter), will arrive on digital and Blu-Ray this spring!

Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire) recently completed a project for “Mother Goose Club”!

Book a meet-and-greet with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) through BroadwayCon now!

Amanda Swickle (Tink!) will appear in the next concert from The Virtual Performers, happening on Saturday!

And here are videos from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Mrs. Doubtfire!




“Here Comes Rusty” with Brandon Niederauer Now Available on Digital Platforms, Nico Bustamante Appears in Amazon Prime’s “Big Dogs,” and more!

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“Here Comes Rusty,” a 2016 film featuring Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock, Jesus Christ Superstar Live), is now available on digital platforms! Get more details on LiveForLiveMusic.com.

Catch Off-Broadway alum Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) in an episode of the new Amazon Prime series “Big Dogs”!

Keep an eye out for this Invisalign commercial with Ryan Foust (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Make Believe, Mary Page Marlowe)! Watch below or on iSpot.tv.

Caroline Basu (School of Rock) has been added to Layla Capers’ (The Lion King, School of Rock) upcoming virtual concert, “Christmas Won’t You Stay,” happening on December 11th!

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) chatted with PIX 11 about his new musical The Perfect Fit!

Check out these videos from the kids of Trevor and The Bedwetter!




Finally, get into the holiday spirit with this throwback video to the 2006 Broadway production of How the Grinch Stole Christmas performing at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

Tickets On Sale for THE PERFECT FIT Concert Next Week, Throwback Video of HAIRSPRAY LIVE in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and more!

The upcoming concert of the new musical The Perfect Fit, written by Off-Broadway alum Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), is just one week away! Get your tickets HERE and find out about how the show came to be in this TikTok from Joshua:

Watch this video of the cast of Hairspray Live, including Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King) as Little Inez, performing during the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade from Los Angeles!

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King and The Bedwetter!

Remembering Laurel Griggs, “18 To Party” with Alivia Clark and Taylor Richardson Out Today, and more!

We are commemorating the life of Laurel Griggs (Once, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), who passed away a year ago yesterday. We miss you and our hearts are with your family today.

Today, “18 To Party,” a new movie with Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine, Dream Street) and Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), has arrived in virtual theaters! Get more information HERE.

Kyla Carter (Number the Stars) will voice a character in “Trolls: Trollstopia,” arriving on Hulu and Peacock on November 19th!

Also, be sure to join Kyla for another episode of her podcast “Kyla’s Korner,” at 11am EST tomorrow during “The Mark White Show”!

Watch the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street) and Nick Valle!

Listen to the newest episode of the “Take A Bow” podcast, hosted by Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), now available on the Broadway Podcast Network!

Look for Everleigh Rottuno (Waitress) in ads for Plum NYC’s holiday collection!

Broadway kids and alumni will take part in Unicorn Jazz Brand’s “12 Days of Christmas” music video, coming soon! The lineup includes Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), Kaden Amari Anderson (Caroline, Or Change), Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock), Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock), and many more.

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Unicorn Jazz Presents the 12 Days of Christmas Song and Music Video – We are singing this Holiday Season with our Charity Partner: Children’s Hospital of Orange County Foundation and 24 Talented Kid Actors, Broadway Singers, musicians and more! For families near and far, sickness and injury has become a barrier from gathering all together. Normally a company like Unicorn Jazz ™ would be able to come in and read to the kids of CHOC, but things continue to look differently as we work through the difficulties of the Pandemic. Unicorn Jazz and author/director, @LisaCaprelli, are dedicated to the magic of childhood and bringing happiness to children. Coming December 2020, we will be showcasing a new & fun origins music video and original lyrics to “The 12 Days of Christmas” featuring notable kid singers/actors. Thanks to the collective help of Leorah Haberfield from Shine Theatre Arts Project, and the Unicorn Jazz Team, these 24 kids have come together to sing, cheer, clap and dance to celebrate holiday cheer! We can't wait to show it to you and the behind the scenes collaboration of these awesome kids! Special thanks to these wonderful children & team listed below! @UnicornJazzBrand #UnicornJazz @Leorah_Haberfield @shinetheatreartsproject @Nikolas_gmm @ellieroserubin @miafrancesca.m @parker_dzuba @molly_k_lyons @rhett_drennen @Caitlin_rose_foley @codybraverman @mackenzieemercerofficial @officialwinterdonnelly @maddiekayharris @diggysworld @nirvaanpal @jolie_rose @scarlettlndn @Sofia_Swade_Sings @rjcrandall10 @layla_capers @lillian_and_madison @emilyisabel.official @sophia_bella_love @CordeliaRose1222 @arwen_take3 Read the full blog story at: https://unicornjazz.com/the-12-days-of-christmas-song-and-music-video-by-24-talented-kids/ Want to be part of our next kids music video? DM is today! Film Production Video Team: @Julietl8 @DrChrisAdventures @amandakea10 @mandyzmoore

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A new episode of “The PAW-cast,” hosted by Walter Russell III (The Lion King), streamed yesterday with special guest Cayen Martin (The Lion King)!

Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King) is scheduled to perform during “From Broadway With Love” on World Diabetes Day! RSVP for the livestream on KylerCares.org.

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids and teens of Sing Street, Mrs. Doubtfire, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Trevor, The Bedwetter, and Tina!








Finally, enjoy these two throwbacks to previous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade performances: the cast of Anastasia performing in 2017 and the cast of Matilda performing in 2013!

Cabaret for a Cause to Host Q&A with ANNIE Alumni, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Movie Remake In The Works, and more!

First–an update on this weekend’s Hairspray Live stream: it is not available in Latin America, Central/Eastern Europe, or Asia due to rights restrictions. Find out more, or watch it if you are able, at THIS LINK.

Cabaret for a Cause will host a Q&A with Annie alumni on June 3rd on their Facebook page, to benefit The Actors Fund! Panelists include:

  • Amaya Braganza (2012 Revival)
  • Danielle Brisebois (Goodspeed and Original Broadway Production)
  • Kristi Coombs (First and Second National Tours)
  • Madi Rae DiPietro (2012 Revival)
  • Skye Alyssa Friedman (2012 Revival)
  • Heidi Gray (TROIKA National and International Tour)
  • Mollie Hall Boulware (Third and Fourth National Tours)
  • Georgi James (2012 Revival)
  • Marisa Morell Kagan (Second National Tour)
  • Tyrah Skye Odoms (2012 Revival)
  • Taylor Richardson (2012 Revival, 2014 Film)
  • Emily Rosenfeld (2012 Revival)
  • Rosanne Sorrentino (Third National Tour, 1982 Film)
  • Theda Stemler Blackwood (First and Third National Tours)
  • Julie Stevens (Third National Tour and Original Broadway Production)
  • Amanda Swickle (TROIKA National Tour)
  • Jaidyn Young (2012 Revival)

A movie remake of Fiddler on the Roof is in the works! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), and Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE) will take part in New York Theatre Barn’s livestream of new musical works! Joshua’s musical The Perfect Fit will be featured with a song performed by Grace, and Presley will perform a song from Abigail Greenwood’s new musical Two Maiden Ladies. Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com!

Check out the new season of “Thespian” on Amazon Prime, featuring Malcolm Fuller (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)!

Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) wrote a piece for Girls’ Life Magazine about being a senior during the pandemic. Pick up your copy of the June/July issue today!

Next week, casting director Jen Rudin will offer another free session for parents and young actors to gain insight on the industry via Zoom! Register HERE.

“Ne Zha,” an animated movie with Jordan Cole (School of Rock), is now streaming on Netflix! Watch the trailer here:

Check out the newest episode of the “Take A Bow” podcast, hosted by Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Pippin, Finding Neverland), on the Broadway Podcast Network!

Here’s the trailer for the upcoming Disney+ film “Secret Society of Second-Born Royals,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho)! It is set for release on July 17th.

Max William Bartos (Sing Street) performed a cover of “Northern Downpour” by Panic! At The Disco at Fulton Theatre’s virtual concert last night!

The cast of the upcoming Off-Broadway musical SuperYou, which includes Tessa Noelle Frascogna (Evita), Bella May Mordus (Make Believe, The Ferryman), and Mimi Ryder (Frozen, Matilda) released a music video for one of their songs, titled “Stronger Now”! Watch it on Playbill.com.

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Steve Rosen and Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon)!

And check out three of the recent live-streamed concerts from (YOUNG)’s Instagram account!





HAIRSPRAY LIVE with Shahadi Wright Joseph Streaming This Weekend, 2018 “Another Opening, Another Debut” with Ayla Schwartz Streams, and more!

Hairspray Live, with Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King) as Little Inez, is streaming for 48 hours only this weekend! Get more details on how to watch on BroadwayWorld.com.

The 2018 concert of “Another Opening, Another Debut” streamed from 54 Below’s YouTube channel earlier tonight! The concert celebrated the Broadway debuts of the 2017-2018 season, including Ayla Schwartz (Frozen).

Also earlier today: another episode of “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) at this link! Here’s a clip from last week’s episode, where Jennifer Damiano chats about making her Broadway debut in the original Broadway production of Spring Awakening at 15 years old:

In addition, Walter Russell III (The Lion King) live-streamed a concert from his home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier today!

Watch Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter, Kris Kringle) read There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books!

Check out Broadway Babysitters’ schedule for this week:

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

WAITING FOR GODOT at Theatre for a New Audience Postponed, First Look at “The Secret Society of Second-Born Royals” with Niles Fitch, and more

Check out these throwbacks to the casts of Matilda and A Christmas Story performing at the 2013 Tony Awards, as we continue to look back at the past ten years! #YoungBway10

Theatre for a New Audience’s Off-Broadway production of Waiting for Godot has been postponed. For more information, go to TFANA.org.

Get a first look at “The Secret Society of Second-Born Royals,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho), coming to Disney+ this summer, on Entertainment Weekly!

You have until Friday, April 24th, to watch the entire Disney on Broadway 25th Anniversary Concert with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)!

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





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!








Drama Desk Awards and “Back to Before” Today, Ashley Brooke Books Feature Film, and more!

Today are the Drama Desk Awards! Break a leg to all the nominees.

Tonight, Broadway kids all grown up are taking the 54 Below stage in “Back to Before: Former Broadway Kids Return to the Stage”! Tickets are still available; find out more on 54Below.com.

Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street) has booked a feature film called “Troupe Zero”!

Get your tickets to see Cory Logan on for the role of Freddy in School of Rock on June 9th and 10th!

Watch the kids of School of Rock perform at Stars in the Alley:

And here are pictures from the kids of Anastasia, Once On This Island, A Bronx Tale, Waitress, and The Lion King!

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Jesús Del Orden’s Birthday, EVITA Alum Isabela Moner to Play Dora the Explorer in Live-Action Remake, and more!

Happy birthday to Jesús Del Orden (Kinky Boots)! We hope you had a great day, Jesús!

Congrats to Isabela Moner (Evita), who will play Dora the Explorer in an upcoming live-action remake! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.

Cast members from Anastasia, Frozen, Kinky Boots, Once On This Island, School of Rock, and Waitress will perform at this year’s Stars in the Alley concert, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will also make an appearance! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) is appearing in two shows at North Shore Music Theatre: Mame and Peter Pan! Get more information HERE.

Benjamin Harding (Matilda) is performing in Big Fish in Georgia through this weekend! Get tickets HERE.

In June, you can see Maya Slaughter (Dream Street) and Naina Slaughter (Dream Street) in Shrek in New Jersey! Find out more on MayoArts.org.

Frozen is getting a Broadway.com vlog!

Former Broadway child actors from Les Miserables, Mary Poppins, and more will take the stage at 54 Below in Back to Before! Get more details on 54Below.com.

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

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