Thursday Williams and Rosdely Ciprian Appear on NY1’s “On Stage,” “The Nexus” with Lily Buchanan Will Play Big Apple Film Festival and New York Short Film Festival, and more!

First, we want to send a huge thank you to everyone who’s voted for a better future this year! Check out this parody song, “Joy to the Polls,” featuring Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman, Make Believe), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), Caroline Basu (School of Rock), Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Dream Street, Number the Stars), and more!

Thursday Williams (What the Constitution Means to Me) and Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) appeared on NY1’s “On Stage” over the weekend!

Also, Thursday made an appearance during the Sing Out For Freedom concert last night, alongside Heidi Schreck! Find out more at SingOutForFreedom.com.

“The Nexus,” featuring Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris), will play the Big Apple Film Festival and the New York Short Film Festival!

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How fitting to announce these awards this weekend! This film was written/directed/produced by my incredibly talented friend @calebreesepaul. The Cast of The Nexus won Best Ensemble Cast at Horrors4You! "This young cast deliver all they've got. Just brilliant." and won runner up for Indie Short/Feature Film: Budget from $1000-5000! "The Nexus is a great use of budget – the film has a definite sense of polish that exceeds its limitations." Second of all, the film has also been accepted into the Big Apple Film Festival! Thirdly, the film has won honorable mention for the Young Filmmaker Award at Top Shorts, another big festival! Aaanndd, the film has also been chosen to be in the New York Short Film Festival (NYSFF)!

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Congrats to Gabriel Amoroso (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea), who booked a voiceover gig!

In case you missed it, here’s the full “Voices To End Hunger” concert from last Friday, featuring Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984), Eve Johnson (The Net Will Appear), Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), Taylor Paige Henderson (The Bedwetter), Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock), Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Antonio J. Watson (Tina, This Ain’t No Disco), and more!

Kids from School of Rock, Frozen, and more will present a concert on November 22nd to benefit Glut 1 Deficiency Syndrome!

Here’s the newest episode of “Kyla’s Korner,” hosted by Kyla Carter (Number the Stars)!

Did you watch the election special from “The Amazing World of Gumball,” starring Duke Cutler (School of Rock), which aired on Cartoon Network last night?

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) hosted a “Broadway Jackbox” stream earlier today! Keep an eye on Andrew’s Twitter for future streams!

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) took part in this modern take on Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On”!

Check out these throwback clips leading up to Thanksgiving from previous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parades – the casts of the 2012 revival of Annie and the 2015 revival of The King and I performing during the parade!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Sing Street, The Bedwetter, and more!





“Vampires vs. the Bronx” with Gregory Diaz IV Out Now On Netflix, HOLIDAY INN with Morgan Gao To Play PBS On November 20, and more!

New Film Releases and Upcoming Airings

“Vampires vs. the Bronx,” featuring Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Pedro Pan, “In The Heights”), is out now on Netflix!

Holiday Inn, including child cast member Morgan Gao, will air on PBS on November 20th! Get more details on Playbill.com.

“Team Marco,” a new film with Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo) and Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), will be available to stream beginning November 20th! Find out more on HollywoodReporter.com.

Sebastian Ortiz (A Christmas Carol) is currently appearing in a Nick Jr. commercial in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month!

New Episodes

“The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Courtney Reed, Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie), and Ava Ulloa (Matilda)!

“Little Me,” with special guest Kathryn Zaremba (Annie Warbucks)!

Kyla Carter (Number the Stars) hosted another episode of her podcast “Kyla’s Korner” on “The Mark White Show”!

New Music

Listen to a new single from Rachael McVey (Dream Street) called “Suffocating”!

Listen to a new single from Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) called “Just Wanna Be Heard”!

New and Upcoming Virtual Performances

Broadway kids and alumni took part in a virtual edition of “Help Is On The Way”! The children’s chorus includes Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Will Coombs (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Bronx Tale), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Olivia DeAmicis, Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), Olivia Edward, Jake Ryan Flynn (Mrs. Doubtfire, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Zoe Glick (The Bedwetter, Unknown Soldier, Frozen), Carly Gold (The Ferryman), Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Cooper Lantz (Kinky Boots), Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King), Sarah Mattle, Charlotte Macleod (The Bedwetter), Connor Mills (Kinky Boots), Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman, Make Believe), Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen, Matilda), Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem), Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia), Jayden Theophile (Tina), and Emily Zimmerman (The Bedwetter). Watch below:

Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), Mateo Lizcano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), James Ignacio (The King and I, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills), and Laurissa “Lala” Romain (South Pacific) will appear in the upcoming “Sticks & Stones” concert, which will stream on October 16th!

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Premieres OCTOBER 16, 2020! @sticksandstonesmusical

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Auditions

A new feature film “Teenage Musical” is seeking teenage actors!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and Barthtoberfest

“Broadway Jackbox,” co-created by Andrew, returned as part of Barthtoberfest recently! Find out more HERE.

Today, Broadway Whodunit’s “TV or Not TV?,” a virtual murder mystery event also co-created by Andrew, performed! Find out more on BroadwayWhodunit.com.

Finally, Andrew will play spooky video games on Twitch on October 7th and 21st!

Fun

Happy Belated Mean Girls Day! (October 3rd) Check out these covers and throwbacks we posted on our Instagram in celebration, from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Frozen, School of Rock, and more!

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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!

ANNIE Panel with Cabaret for a Cause Rescheduled, Laura Benanti Seeking Teens for HBO Max Series, and more!

Cabaret for a Cause’s Annie panel has been rescheduled for June 17th at 8pm EST on their Facebook page! In the meantime, watch the full Fun Home Q&A that they hosted:

Laura Benanti is seeking teens ages 15-18 for a new series on HBO Max! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Also for teens, in this case ages 12-16: there is another workshop of the new musical Pitch In set for next week! Register HERE.

Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) has formed a band with her brother called Muo Duo, and they just released a new single titled “Digital Island Resort”! Stream it HERE.

Watch a throwback to the New York City Center cast of Runaways performing at the 2016 Broadway for Black Lives Matter concert on Playbill.com!

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) stopped by The Stage Door Show recently!

Also, check out the newest episode of Joshua’s series “The Early Night Show,” featuring Michael Orland, Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984), and Ariela Rozentul!

Finally, while her school’s production of Bring It On was cancelled, Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie) was able to perform a virtual edition of it! Watch this clip:

ANNIE Q&A, PETER PAN LIVE Stream, and New Works Series with Joshua Turchin, Grace DeAmicis, and Presley Ryan Postponed in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter, and more!

Yesterday’s Annie Q&A and this weekend’s Peter Pan Live stream have been postponed in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, as has last night’s New Works Series stream featuring a song by Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and performances by Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess). We will update you with new dates and times soon. Get more details on the Peter Pan Live stream HERE and information on the New Works Series stream HERE.

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni! If you are a high school or college senior, the deadline to submit for inclusion in our graduation celebration post is Friday, June 5th! Please contact us at admin@youngbway.org and share with us where you’re graduating from and where you’re heading next so we can celebrate you.

“Harmonize Against Hunger,” a virtual cabaret to benefit Feeding America and Project Broadway, will take place on June 26th! Performers include Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story), Sophia Gennusa (Matilda, Doctor Zhivago, Camp Rolling Hills), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Shrek, The People in the Picture), Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), and Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), who is also one of the executive producers of the event. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways) is raising money for three causes/organizations that support Black communities! Donate on ProudToBeAMover.com and read Sumaya’s original Instagram post below:

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Yesterday, as the president of the Black Student Union at my school, I was able to lead over 200 people in a conversation surrounding police brutality. We were able to raise WELL OVER 2,000 DOLLARS in less than 15 minutes with the help of @nicolejmove. We are still accepting donations!! Please donate to the link in my bio (the link is to Nicole’s non-profit where we are collecting the money before evenly distributing it). 100% of the money will be equally split between 3 causes/organizations we believe fit our goal and vision. The entire BSU is proud to donate in support of Black Trans protestors, The Black Visions Collective and to the family of David McAtee. I am beyond grateful for my community and the entire organization is overwhelmed by everyone’s support. #blacklivesmatter #blacktranslivesmatter #blackgirlmagic #blackpower

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Joshua Turchin’s “The Early Night Show” was recently featured on Sirius XM’s “On Broadway”!

Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June) took part in “Beyond The Shelter” today to kick off Pride Month, streaming live on YouTube!

Listen to the two new episodes of the “Little Me” podcast now! Find the episode featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin) at this link, and the episode with Marissa O’Donnell (Shrek) at this link!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Trevor, The Bedwetter, and Sing Street!









CULLUD WATTAH and Public Theater Summer Season Cancelled, “Ghostwriter” with Amadi Chapata Temporarily Available to Stream Free on AppleTV+, and more

Check out these Tony Awards throwbacks: the cast of Leap of Faith performing at the 2012 ceremony, and the casts of Pippin and Annie (with Jane Lynch) performing in 2013! #YoungBway10

The Public Theater has unfortunately cancelled their production of Cullud Wattah this summer, along with its summer programming through August 31st. Get more details on Playbill.com.

Now for a limited time, you can stream “Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), on AppleTV+ for free! Find out more in the Los Angeles Times.

“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been,” a 54 Below concert with Emerson Steele (Violet) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story), will stream on April 22nd at 6:30pm EST! Get more information from the Times Square Chronicles.

Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables, On Your Feet) appeared in her first Acapop! KIDS video: a cover of “Kids,” originally performed by One Republic!

Alumni Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia), and Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia) appeared in Rising Talent Magazine’s virtual concert today!

The cast of Flying Over Sunset had a Zoom party on what was their originally scheduled opening night! Check out these photos:

Here’s a brand new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Luke Naphat (Trevor)!

Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars, Dream Street) and her siblings took part in last night’s “Disney Family Singalong”! Check out this clip:

Tess Murphy (Waitress) appeared on NBC Nightly News this week!

Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) live-streamed a concert on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account yesterday!

Thank you to Emma Grace Berardelli (White Christmas tour) and Emily Jewel Hoder (Les Miserables tour) for their messages for our 10th anniversary! #YoungBway10

And check out this throwback from the kids of The Lion King!

Young Broadway’s 10th Anniversary Virtual Concert Streams on YouTube, New Episode of Joshua Turchin’s “The Early Night Show,” and more!

Tonight, we are celebrating 10 years online with a benefit concert for The Actors Fund! There is an incredible lineup of performers, and their performances in the concert earlier tonight are already available on our YouTube channel. Watch HERE, and be sure to donate to The Actors Fund and Actors’ Equity’s Curtain Up Fund HERE, or on Facebook!

We’re also reflecting on 2020 so far and what’s to come, including Mrs. Doubtfire, Sing Street, Caroline, Or Change, and Trevor!

The newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) is now available on BroadwayWorld.com, featuring Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Christian Harmston, and Alex Vacchiano!

Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen) live-streamed a concert on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sing Street and Flying Over Sunset!




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!








Congratulations to the Class of 2019, Devin Trey Campbell in “A Little New Music” in Beverly Hills, and more!

Congratulations to the Class of 2019! See who’s graduating high school and college and what their post-grad plans are:

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, get tickets to see Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) perform in “A Little New Music” on June 26th in Beverly Hills!

Madison Smith (Matilda) has booked a new project!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is getting a vlog on Broadway.com!

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





CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Announces Cast Album and Rush Policy, ANNIE Celebrates 40th Anniversary, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has announced that they will record a cast album and that they will begin a policy for rush tickets! Get more details about both on TheaterMania.com.

Happy 40th Anniversary to Annie, which originally opened on Broadway on this day in 1977!

“Shadowhunters,” starring Broadway alum Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), has been renewed for its third season! Find out more on Deadline.com.

The casts of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, and many other shows will perform at this year’s Easter Bonnet Competition! In addition, Waitress and Sunday in the Park with George will be among the shows honored in a bonnet parade. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) featured in US Weekly!

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sunday in the Park with George, Miss Saigon, Amelie, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots!

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