Cast members from productions of Kinky Boots all over the world put together this virtual cover of “Raise You Up”! Watch and donate to their fundraiser for True Colors United.
The theatre camp Stagedoor Manor will offer virtual workshops with Broadway stars, among them Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice, Blackbird, Lazarus, Runaways, The Nether, Ruthless!, The Sound of Music Live), and Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music Live)! Get more details on Playbill.com.
Broadway alumni Jim Kaplan (School of Rock, The King and I) and Will Coombs (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Bronx Tale), along with their former Matilda tour castmate Molly Richardson, have started a film podcast called “Fade In”! It’s available now wherever you get your podcasts.
Alexis Holt (Signature Theatre Company’s The Piano Lesson) is selling Black Lives Matter shirts! Take a look here:
Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Grace Capeless (Matilda, The Lion King, A Christmas Story), Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia), and Renee Elkady!
Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons) is currently appearing in ads for Nickelodeon!
And check out this video from the kids of The Bedwetter!
Happy belated birthday to Bryan Holden Chan (The Lion King), who turned 12 last Saturday! We hope you had a great day, Bryan!
Special announcement! Young Broadway Actor News and Kids On Tour are producing a cabaret full of members of the Class of 2020 who are also Broadway, Off-Broadway, and tour alumni! Join us on June 19th at 5pm PST/8pm EST on our YouTube page. This is to benefit Feeding America and Brown Girls Do Ballet.
In addition to young performers from your favorite shows, we also want to include YOU – the fans! If you are graduating from high school or college this year, please DM us a selfie (preferably in your cap and gown, but no worries if not!) and tell us your name, where you’re graduating from, and where you’re heading next. Deadline for this is June 12th. We’ve had this in the works for a bit and we can’t wait to finally celebrate with all of you!
The Drama Desk Awards have been rescheduled for June 13th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Congratulations to Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands), who has been cast in Fall Risk: The Musical, streaming live on YouTube on June 20th! Get more information HERE.
The “Sesame Street” special “When You Wish Upon A Pickle,” with Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), is now streaming on Apple TV+ and Amazon Prime with an HBO GO or HBO Max account! Watch HERE.
Watch the cast of the York Theatre Company’s 2016 production of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown reunite over Zoom!
Ally Veloudis is auctioning off Fun Home memorabilia to benefit the Louisville Community Bail Fund! Get more details:
Continuing our look back at the past ten years, today check out “Stranger Things” star Gaten Matarazzo performing at the 2014 Tony Awards with his castmates from the Broadway revival of Les Miserables! #YoungBway10
“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been” live-streamed earlier today on 54 Below’s YouTube page, and featured alumni Emerson Steele (Violet) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story)! Tune in for future live-streamed concerts HERE.
Kids from Fun Home, Caroline, Or Change, and more took part in an Earth Day-themed music video for Broadway Green Alliance! Find out more and watch the video on Playbill.com.
Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) live-streamed a concert from his home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier today!
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!
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!
Earlier this week, Presley Ryan performed “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway Under the Stars, a free event at The Shops at Columbus Circle!
YBAN has created a playlist of holiday songs from musicals like Elf and A Christmas Story, tracks from “Carols for a Cure” and “The Holiday Star Experience,” and singles/EPs released by the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway! We’ll be updating it throughout the season. Give a listen HERE!
“Sunny Side Up,” with Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), has arrived on Brat TV!
You can vote for “Dancing with the Stars Juniors,” with Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live), and “Stranger Things,” with Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), in the 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards! Vote HERE.
All performances from the recent “Now & Then” concert, featuring current Broadway kids and former Broadway kids now all-grown-up, are available on YouTube! Check out the full playlist HERE.
Benjamin Harding (Matilda) is appearing in Urinetown at Chamblee Charter High School in Chamblee, GA, next week! Get tickets HERE.
And here are pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Dear Evan Hansen, and What the Constitution Means to Me!
Tonight is the second night of “A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant”! Get more details HERE.
School of Rock is holding Equity Principal Auditions (EPAs) and Equity Chorus Calls (ECCs) for its Broadway and tour productions! Get advice about attending an Equity audition as a Non-Equity performer HERE, and get information about the auditions below:
The Jungle will play Off-Broadway’s St. Ann’s Warehouse December 4th, 2018, through January 13th, 2019! They are seeking a Middle Eastern girl around age 6-7. This is a non-union audition! Get more details on Backstage.com.
Check out Layla Capers (School of Rock) performing the National Anthem at a Giants game!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, and Waitress!
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