The nominations for this year’s Tony Awards were announced today! Check out the full list on TonyAwards.com, and see below for a list of nominees from our featured shows:
Best Play – The Inheritance by Matthew López
Best Musical – Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Book of a Musical – Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, book by Katori Hall, Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre – A Christmas Carol, music by Christopher Nightingale
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre – The Inheritance, music by Paul Englishby
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre – The Rose Tattoo, music by Fitz Patton and Jason Michael Webb
Best Revival of a Play – Betrayal
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play – Andrew Burnap for The Inheritance
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play – Tom Hiddleston for Betrayal
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical – Adrienne Warren for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play – John Benjamin Hickey for The Inheritance
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play – Lois Smith for The Inheritance
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical – Daniel J. Watts for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical – Myra Lucretia Taylor for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Scenic Design of a Play – Bob Crowley for The Inheritance
Best Scenic Design of a Play – Soutra Gilmour for Betrayal
Best Scenic Design of a Play – Rob Howell for A Christmas Carol
Best Scenic Design of a Musical – Mark Thompson and Jeff Sugg for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Costume Design of a Play – Bob Crowley for The Inheritance
Best Costume Design of a Play – Rob Howell for A Christmas Carol
Best Costume Design of a Play – Clint Ramos for The Rose Tattoo
Best Costume Design of a Musical – Mark Thompson for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Lighting Design of a Play – Jon Clark for The Inheritance
Best Lighting Design of a Play – Hugh Vanstone for A Christmas Carol
Best Lighting Design of a Musical – Bruno Poet for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Sound Design of a Play – Paul Arditti and Christopher Reid for The Inheritance
Best Sound Design of a Play – Simon Baker for A Christmas Carol
Best Sound Design of a Musical – Nevin Steinberg for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Direction of a Play – Stephen Daldry for The Inheritance
Best Direction of a Play – Jamie Lloyd for Betrayal
Best Direction of a Musical – Phyllida Lloyd for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Choreography – Anthony Van Laast for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Orchestrations – Ethan Popp for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
“A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting,” starring Broadway alumni Oona Laurence (Matilda) and Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I), arrived on Netflix today! Watch it now!
Also today, Netflix’s new anthology series “Social Distance” became available to stream! “Social Distance” features Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Kylie Liya Page (Les Miserables), Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho, “This Is Us”), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), and Will Meyers (Generation Me)!
Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story) will perform at Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Annual Gala on November 12th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
“Stranger Things” star and Broadway alum Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) is appearing in a new ad for Nike!
The five-night-long Creative Arts Emmy Awards begin tonight on Emmys.com! Good luck to this year’s nominees–especially those featuring our young Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni!
Voting is now open for the next round of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage: Dance Edition competition! Be sure to vote for alum Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda) at this link!
Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown) was one of the special guests during Jim Caruso’s Pajama Cast Party earlier tonight! Find out more HERE.
Kids of the Arts’ virtual production of A Knight at the Museum will stream on September 26th and 27th and will feature alumni Jonah Mussolino (Caroline, Or Change, A Bronx Tale), Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots), Suri Marrero (Frozen, The Lion King), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), and many more.
In case you missed it, here’s the newest episode of “Kyla’s Korner,” hosted by Kyla Carter (Number the Stars)!
Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) recently volunteered with CEBPA to give kids the backpacks and school supplies they need to start the school year strong!
Speaking of starting strong, we hope everyone has a safe and fun school year, no matter how you’re attending. Here’s how the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Bedwetter started the school year!
Lots of TV shows, specials, and movies featuring Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni were nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards this morning! Nominees featuring our alumni included “John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch,” “Little Fires Everywhere,” and more; check out the full list of nominations at Emmys.com.
Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock), Parker Weathersbee, and Aubee Billie!
Here’s Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) performing during Rising Talent Magazine’s concert for The Actors Fund!
“Mighty Oak,” with Gianna Harris (School of Rock), arrived on Amazon Prime and Apple TV+ today! Stream it now!
Brynn Williams (13, Bye Bye Birdie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) took part in a virtual presentation of the musical Legendary earlier tonight, and will perform in Freedom Riders on July 10th, both as part of the Allen & Gray Musical Theater Festival, to raise money for BC/EFA and Broadway for Racial Justice! Get tickets on AllenAndGray.com.
Brynn will also be performing in an upcoming New Works Series stream from New York Theatre Barn on July 15th! Get more details on Playbill.com.
John Mulaney has announced that two “Sack Lunch Bunch” specials are heading to Comedy Central! Find out more on Variety.com.
Be sure to register for this week’s classes from Broadway Babysitters HERE!
And here are pictures from the kids of The Bedwetter and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!
Lots of our featured shows received nominations for this year’s Drama League Awards! Get the full list on Playbill.com, and see the nominations for shows we’ve covered below:
Outstanding Production of a Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
Outstanding Production of a Musical – The Secret Life of Bees by Lynn Nottage, Duncan Sheik, and Susan Birkenhead
Outstanding Production of a Musical – Sing Street by Gary Clark, John Carney, and Enda Walsh
Outstanding Production of a Musical – Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by Frank Ketelaar, Katori Hall, and Kees Prins
Outstanding Revival of a Play – Betrayal by Harold Pinter
Outstanding Revival of a Play – Medea, a new adaptation of the Euripides text by Simon Stone
Outstanding Revival of a Play – The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams
Distinguished Performance Award – Rose Byrne for Medea
Distinguished Performance Award – Halley Feiffer for The Pain of My Belligerence
Distinguished Performance Award – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
Distinguished Performance Award – Brenock O’Connor for Sing Street
Distinguished Performance Award – Marisa Tomei for The Rose Tattoo
Distinguished Performance Award – Adrienne Warren for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
New episodes of “Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), are now streaming on AppleTV+!
“I Am Woman,” a concert produced by Emerson Steele (Violet) and featuring Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie) and Brynn Williams (13, Bye Bye Birdie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), streamed tonight from 54 Below’s YouTube channel! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) held the latest episode of “Broadway Jackbox” earlier today! Find out more on Playbill.com.
Shaylin Becton (The Lion King) just released a new single called “Check”! Listen HERE.
You can watch Sing Street‘s livestream now through May 4th!
Check out the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Gianna Harris (School of Rock) and Ellis Gage!
Roman Engel (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is appearing in a commercial for Connections Academy!
Today and yesterday, we are throwing it back both to the live telecasts we’ve seen over our ten-year history, and to the shows like The Addams Family, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Elf, and The Scottsboro Boys, all of which Young Broadway Actor News covered in 2010, its first year of existence. Stay tuned for a 10th Anniversary announcement on Monday! #YoungBway10
“Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” with Talia Ryder (Matilda), arrives on-demand nationwide as of today!
The cast album release date for Sing Street has been pushed back to April 17th, according to iTunes. We’ll keep you updated on its upcoming release!
The original Broadway “Bechdel kids” of Fun Home created another video, this time to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS!
Kaden Amari Anderson (Caroline, Or Change) took part in Shine Theatre Arts Project’s virtual cabaret this week!
Congrats to Laila Drew (Generation Me), who guest starred on last night’s episode of “Law & Order: SVU”!
Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) joined today’s episode of “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! Get more details on Playbill.com.
Today, Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) stopped by (YOUNG)’s Instagram account (@YoungBroadwaySeries) to chat about the industry! And yesterday, the (YOUNG) Instagram hosted a livestreamed concert from Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter)! Be sure to check out their account.
Happy Opening to Ava Briglia and the company of Anatomy of a Suicide at Atlantic Theater Company! Break a leg, everyone! Here are some new production photos with Ava:
Happy Trails to Joshua Turchin and the company of Forbidden Broadway, which finished its run at the York Theatre Company earlier this week! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you.
Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Pedro Pan), and Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie) guest starred on tonight’s episode of “New Amsterdam” on NBC!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Flying Over Sunset, Beetlejuice, BroadwayCon, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Sing Street, Medea, Frozen, Caroline, Or Change, Tina, and The Lion King!
Happy belated birthday to Ryan Buggle (The Inheritance)! We hope you had a great day, Ryan!
Congratulations to Gabriel Amoroso (currently appearing in Medea at BAM) and Malcolm Fuller, who will both make their Broadway debuts in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child this spring!
Here’s the trailer for the new animated feature “Ne Zha,” with Jordan Cole (School of Rock), now playing in select theaters!
Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay got to hang out with alum Victoria Collett (Waitress), along with her sister Francesca and mom Michele, at Bibble & Sip last week!
Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has joined Andrew Barth Feldman’s (Dear Evan Hansen) “SW: A New(sical) Hope,” happening at 54 Below this Sunday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Kimber Tai Monroe (South Pacific) appeared in a Super Bowl commercial with “Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness! Watch below:
You could win $5 tickets to see Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons! Get more information:
Alumni and current Broadway and Off-Broadway kids Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle), and Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem) will take part in the BroadwayCon panel “Kid Cabarets: Broadway Youth Live” on January 26th at 10am!
Tyra Polke (A Christmas Story Live) danced during the CBS special “A Home for the Holidays” last night, hosted by Idina Menzel! Catch the full special on CBS Online.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, A Christmas Carol, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Our Dear Dead Drug Lord!
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