SING STREET Cast Album Out Now, IN THE HEIGHTS Film Adaptation Pushed Back to 2021, Drama Desk Nominations Announced, and more!

Check out these throwbacks to the 2014 Tony Awards: a performance from the company of Violet as well as the boys of Finding Neverland performing alongside Jennifer Hudson prior to the show “flying” to Broadway:

The cast album of Sing Street is out now!

The film adaptation of In The Heights has been pushed back to 2021. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The nominations for this year’s Drama Desk Awards were announced today! See below for a list of nominations for our featured shows, and the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
  • Outstanding Musical – The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company
  • Outstanding Actor in a Play – Kyle Soller for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Actress in a Play – Rose Byrne for Medea at BAM
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Saycon Sengbloh for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Adrienne Warren for Tina
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Lois Smith for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – LaChanze for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Stephen Daldry for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Music – Duncan Sheik for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Lyrics – Susan Birkenhead for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Book of a Musical – Lynn Nottage for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical – Mark Thompson for Tina
  • Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Jane Cox for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Bruno Poet for Tina
  • Outstanding Projection Design – Julia Frey for Medea
  • Outstanding Sound Design for a Play – Paul Arditti and Christopher Reid for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Wig and Hair Design – Campbell Young Associates for Tina
  • Outstanding Adaptation – A Christmas Carol by Jack Thorne
  • Outstanding Adaptation – Mojada by Luis Alfaro at The Public Theater

Also nominated in several categories each were the Broadway revival of West Side Story, which features alumni Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) and Jacob Guzman (Newsies) and Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Scotland, PA, which featured Will Meyers (Generation Me). Finally, WP Theater (which produced Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) and its founder Julia Miles received a special award.

“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) continued with an episode earlier today that featured stars from Disney Channel, including alum Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE)! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Recent live-streamed concerts on the (YOUNG) Instagram account featured Gianna Harris (School of Rock) and Caroline Basu (School of Rock)!

Alum Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), currently starring in Mrs. Doubtfire, stopped by “Stars In The House” yesterday alongside Rob McClure, Jenn Gambatese, and more! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Charlotte MacLeod (The Bedwetter) appeared on a recent episode of “Cyberchase for Real” on PBS Kids!

Joshua Turchin’s (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) “The Early Night Show” is now on Broadway Podcast Network! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

The Earth Day Live livestream tomorrow, April 22nd, will feature alumni Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie), Oscar Williams (Fun Home), Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie, Fun Home), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons), Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King), Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots), Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon), Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon), Jace Chen (Miss Saigon), and more, including some of their siblings. Get more information on Broadway.com!

Thank you to Zoe Glick (The Bedwetter, Unknown Soldier, Frozen) and Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) for their video messages for our 10th anniversary!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Tina!




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!




PEDRO PAN Opens at NYMF, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD and ANASTASIA Cast Changes, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Pedro Pan at the New York Musical Festival! Break a leg, everyone!

Happy Trails to Will Coombs, who played his final performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Sunday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Will. And congratulations to Jack Hatcher, who is making his Broadway debut as he joins the cast!

Delilah Rose Pellow is now playing Little Anastasia/Alexei full-time in Anastasia, and Anika Lore Hatch (The Sound of Music tour) has joined the company as the new understudy for those roles! She is eight years old and is making her Broadway debut. Congratulations to both of you!

Maeve Press (Before Your Very Eyes) is working on a pilot for Freeform! Find out more on DisneyABCPress.com.

Dallas News spoke with Frankie Leoni about his opening night in A Bronx Tale! Read the article HERE.

Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2018-2019 season, which will include Julius Caesar during March 2019! According to an EPA, they are seeking a young girl of color (age 7) for the production. Read more on Playbill.com!

Isabela Moner (Evita) has launched her own clothing line with Ob.sess! It is available online and in select stores.

Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) is currently appearing in a few AT&T commercials!

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

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Full TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE Lineup Announced, Sami Bray and Gregory Diaz IV in ZURICH Off-Off-Broadway, and more!

Get the full list of Tunes in Times Square performers on MagicalMusic.org! Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock), who we announced as one of the performers, is scheduled to appear at 5:15pm.

Zurich is playing Off-Off-Broadway right now at New York Theatre Workshop with Sami Bray (1984) and Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) in the cast! Find out more on NYTW.org.

Go check out Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) in “After Forever” on Amazon Prime!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) recently provided voiceover for a new animation pilot, and has also booked another new project–details on that one are TBA. Check out her posts for more information!

You can catch the American Theater Wing’s Centennial Gala, with Evie Dolan (School of Rock), streaming now on BroadwayHD! Here’s a clip of Evie’s performance:

Nala Hamilton (The Lion King) will be joining the tour of The Lion King, just for this week!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Kinky Boots, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, School of Rock, Waitress, Frozen, and The Lion King!


Ruth Righi Leaves SCHOOL OF ROCK, ENDANGERED Production Photos, and more!

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Happy Trails to Ruth Righi, who played her final performance in School of Rock this past Sunday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Ruth!

Check out production photos from Endangered on BroadwayWorld.com!

Take a look at pictures from opening night of Shadowlands on BroadwayWorld.com!

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) has joined the lineup for Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy, which will take place on December 18th! Find out more on NYTF.org.

Tyler Wladis (A Christmas Story Live) is featured on Syracuse.com!

Check out photos of the Waitress company on Jason Mraz’s opening night on BroadwayWorld.com!

The first production photos from Once On This Island are available on Broadway.com!

Broadway.com also has pictures from the 20th anniversary celebration at The Lion King HERE!

School of Rock is holding open calls in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Charlotte! Get more details HERE.

Watch this new promo for A Christmas Story Live!

Check out Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess, 4:48 Psychosis) modeling for Brooks Brothers!

Rachel Katzke is taking over the School of Rock Snapchat this week! Find out more:

Can’t wait to take over the insta and Snapchat!!!!! Stay tuned! @rachelkatzke #sormusical

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Watch this new video from Chloé Bryan (School of Rock)!

Check out Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) in the new trailer for “The Greatest Showman,” arriving in theaters December 20th!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Shadowlands, Endangered, A Christmas Story Live, School of Rock, Miss Saigon, A Bronx Tale, and more!

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Olivia Chun Takes Over SCHOOL OF ROCK Snapchat, Anthony Rosenthal Joins BroadwayGirlNYC’s Birthday Concert, and more!

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Head over to the School of Rock Snapchat, where Olivia Chun is doing a takeover!

Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos) has joined the lineup for BroadwayGirlNYC’s Birthday Concert at 54 Below! Get more details HERE.

Julian Silva (The Lion King) guest-starred on “Speechless” last night!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Shadowlands, Anastasia, School of Rock, Occupied Territories, Frozen, The Lion King, and Waitress!


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SHADOWLANDS Begins Previews, Robert Montano Joins RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

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Break a leg to the company of Shadowlands for their first preview at Fellowship for Performing Arts Theatre tonight!

Congratulations to Robert Montano, who has joined the cast of Radio City Christmas Spectacular as one of the Patricks!

Zachary Brod (Dream Street, On a Stool at the End of the Bar) will appear on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” tonight!

Check out photo coverage from the 200th performance of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on BroadwayWorld.com and Broadway.com!

Update: The Anastasia rush begins on October 24th at 10am!

The Anastasia cast album is now on Spotify! Listen HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, Frozen, A Bronx Tale, and We Have A Voice!

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FINDING NEVERLAND Final Bow Photo Coverage, LYRICS FOR LIFE and RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Tickets On Sale, and more!

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Check out pictures from Finding Neverland‘s final bow on BroadwayWorld.com and TheaterMania.com!

Get your tickets for Lyrics for Life on KidsOfTheArts.com!

Tickets for Radio City Christmas Spectacular are also on sale now! Get yours on Broadway.com.

Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) has been cast in the film “Take Two for Faith”! Find out more in her Instagram post:

So excited to be shooting my first film … learning my lines for "Take Two for Faith"

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Here’s a sneak peek at the new Maati Baani project with Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Dream Street, Newsies, School of Rock, and Fun Home!


Goodbye Message from FINDING NEVERLAND, Gabby Gutierrez on for Katie in SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Check out this 23-minute long goodbye message from Finding Neverland!

Also, here’s video of the show’s last curtain call!

Gabby Gutierrez is on for Katie in School of Rock tonight! Break a leg, Gabby!

See Anthony Rosenthal at his first day of Falsettos rehearsal on Broadway.com!

In case you missed it, here’s Sophia Gennusa (Matilda, Doctor Zhivago) singing the National Anthem!

Parents! Is your kid dreaming about a Broadway career? Lauren Hirsh and Becky Cherlin Baird are hosting a workshop to discuss the reality of a child’s Broadway career and how it affects the family. Reserve your space by Sept. 1st HERE!

The Cabaret for a Cause kids will perform again at the 92Y Street Festival! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Les Miserables, On Your Feet, Finding Neverland, and Fun Home!

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FINDING NEVERLAND Closes, Gaten Matarazzo Featured on BroadwayWorld, and more!

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Happy trails to the company of Finding Neverland! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) is featured on BroadwayWorld! Read the article HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, School of Rock, Matilda, Kinky Boots, Waitress, On Your Feet, and The Lion King!

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