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!





Alphonso Romero Jones II Appears in “Grand Army” Alongside Jaden Jordan, Aaralyn Anderson in New Video for Vice, and more!

Alphonso Romero Jones II (The Lion King) appears in the recently released “Grand Army,” alongside previously announced fellow Broadway alum Jaden Jordan (The Lion King, Kinky Boots)! Congratulations, Alphonso!

Aaralyn Anderson (Ballyturk) appears in a new video for Vice! Check it out on Vice.com.

In case you missed it, you can watch the full “Sticks & Stones” concert on BroadwayWorld.com!

Joy Kate (A Little Princess) has a brand new single out called “Puppet”! Listen on Spotify now.

Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) sang the National Anthem for a recent New York Giants game! Watch here:

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

Here are highlights from Young Artists Concerts’ most recent online performance, featuring Raigan Newton (Waitress)!

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




“Disney Family Singalong” with Artyon Celestine and Alyssa Emily Marvin Streaming and Airing, Carlos Carreras in Nick Jr. Video Voiceover, and more!

Here’s a throwback to the cast of the recent Broadway revival of The King and I performing at the 2015 Tony Awards! #YoungBway10

The “Disney Family Singalong,” with Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live) and Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars, Dream Street), is now streaming on Disney+ and Hulu and is set to air on Disney Channel this Friday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

You can hear Carlos Carreras’ (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) voice in this video for Nick Jr.!

Phoebe Young (The Pain of My Belligerence), Ian Saraceni (Matilda, The King and I), Grace Mozitis (Dream Street), Georgi James (Annie, Billy Elliot, A Tale of Two Cities), Gabriel Amoroso (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea), Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), and many more took part in a cover of “Raise You Up” from Kinky Boots!

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Featuring students and friends from India, Turkey, Japan, and all over the US, enjoy this youth-led monday morning pick-me-up as we enter week 6 (🤪😩🥺🤯) at home! Hang in there…you’re beautiful! 😘😌. . . . #socialdistancesingalongs #youth #broadway #stayhome #kinkyboots #raiseyouup @shanti_bhavan @zachkessel @thesydneychan @sumith2919 @sloaneptashek @sarahhjbenedict @nagisashore @elianajunegamble @luke.john.hampson @phoebeyoungatheart @kaetajarkow @johnjoseph.yesuraj20 @ian_saraceni @gracemozitisofficial @georgi.james @faithwankel @elvin.karaderili @elizabeth_bigham_official @crowncyalmeida @gabrielamoroso_official @unlicensed__doula @charlottepontarelli @brodyhampson @sirfambrini @sakachezsisters @alyssatanti @alison._.nolan @gracemozitis

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





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!




YBAN at WAITRESS, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME to Transfer to Broadway, and more!

YBAN founder Lindsay is seeing Waitress tonight! Break a leg!

What the Constitution Means to Me is heading to Broadway! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

David Alvarez (Billy Elliot) has been cast in the upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story, along with 17-year-old newcomer Rachel Zegler!

Check out video and photo coverage of Sophia Anne Caruso giving a sneak peek of Beetlejuice at BroadwayCon!

Check out a clip from the Dear Evan Hansen panel at BroadwayCon on BroadwayWorld.com!

There’s still time to get 2-for-1 tickets for Broadway Week, including Anastasia, Frozen, and many more! Get more details on NYCGo.com/Broadway-Week!

And here are pictures and videos from BroadwayCon!







Fabi Aguirre Joins AcaPop, Ryan Sell to Appear on Season 4 of “House of Cards,” and more!

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Congratulations to Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), who is joining AcaPop, a brand new a cappella group created by Pentatonix band member Scott Hoying and comprised entirely of kids!

Look for Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) in Season 4 of “House of Cards,” in an episode called “Chapter 66”!

Check out “Trolls: The Beat Goes On!” on Netflix, where you can hear Kyla Carter (Number the Stars) voicing the character of CJ Suki!

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INTRODUCING MY CHARACTER CJ SUKI! ⭐️ I am DJ Suki’s favorite niece! ⭐️ FINALLY, after waiting over a year you all can meet her today and hear me sing an original pop song in Season 4, “DJ Suki’s Got Talent!” I love her freckles and belly button rhinestone! 💚 . ⭐️Stay tuned to see lots of new episodes with CJ! Join the party on Netflix! New episodes of #dreamworkstrolls : The Beat Goes On! are now streaming! . #Trollsthebeatgoeson #dreamworks #dreamworkstrolls #cjsuki #djsuki #auntdj #dj #youhavealwaysbeenmyhero #myhero #itsallbecauseofyou #netflix #recurringgueststar #voiceoverartist #trollsthebeatgieaonseason4 #trollsthebeatgoesonfanart #dreamworksanimation #newepisodes #newseason #nowstreaming #trollsdreamworks #kylacarter #voiceactor #popsinger #professionalsinger #childactor #animatedseries @bonshumobloom @trolls @dreamworksanimation @trollsthebeatgoeson @kidsontourofficial @youngbwaynews

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If you listen closely while seeing Disney’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,” you can hear the voices of Broadway and tour kids and alumni Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), Landon Maas (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour), Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), and Brooklyn Shuck (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Tuck Everlasting, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, Frozen, The Lion King, Waitress, and more, including photos from the recent Broadway Serves event!











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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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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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos and Broadway Flea Market Information, Ciela Elliott Joins OCCUPIED TERRITORIES, and more!

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Cabaret for a Cause will be on 45th Street in front of the Imperial Theater during Broadway Flea Market!

Also, check out all these videos from Cabaret for a Cause‘s event this week:

Emerson Steele (Violet) singing “Being Alive”:

Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Peace, Love and Cupcakes) singing “Reviewing the Situation”:

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) singing “Gimme Gimme”:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found”:

Congratulations to Ciela Elliott, who has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Occupied Territories! The show is set to run from October 20th to November 5th at 59E59.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory now has a new block of tickets available through September 2018! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for We Have A Voice, with lots of kids and teens from Broadway shows, are still on sale! Find out more:

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has a brand new single! Get it on iTunes now.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Frozen, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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NYMF Awards Announced, KINKY BOOTS Sings Cyndi Lauper at 54 Below Tonight, and more!

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Play Like a Winner, Generation Me, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes all won NYMF Awards! Zoe Wilson won an Outstanding Individual Performance Award for Play Like a Winner; Carrie Berk won an Outstanding Individual Performance Award for Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and the show received a special citation for “Building A Movement Through Musical Theatre”; and Milo Manheim and Julia Nightingale won performance awards for Generation Me, as well as Best Musical and many other awards for the show! Find out more in these Facebook and Instagram posts:



The cast of Kinky Boots, including Devin Trey Campbell, Christopher Convery, Jesús Del Orden, and Jake Katzman, is singing the music of Cyndi Lauper at 54 Below! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) appears in this commercial for Monopoly! Check it out:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, and Frozen!