The Lydia Lowdown and Other Panels from Playhouse by SDM, WOMEN WITHOUT MEN Streaming Through July 19, and more!

Playhouse by SDM’s “The Lydia Lowdown,” a Q&A with Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice, Blackbird, Runaways, The Nether, Lazarus, The Sound of Music Live, Ruthless!), Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, The Sound of Music Live, A Little Princess), and Dana Steingold, happened earlier today! Here’s a look at some of the other virtual workshops happening this week via Playhouse by SDM; register at this link.

The Off-Broadway production of Women Without Men is now streaming through July 19th on the Mint Theater Company’s website, along with two of their other production archive videos! Watch it HERE.

The York Theatre Company’s Big reunion panel was earlier today! Did you tune in?

Watch this PSA featuring Cayen Martin (The Lion King), Nathaniel McIntyre (The Lion King), and Teshi Thomas (The Lion King):

Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) has released a new EP called “Stellar”! Get it HERE.

Check out Aliya “Jo” Ramey (The Lion King) and Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) in Rising Talent Magazine’s recent virtual concert!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Caroline, Or Change, and Sing Street!





Cast of BIG at York Theatre Company to Reunite Virtually, Gianna Harris and Walter Russell III in Podcasts, and more!

The cast of York Theatre Company’s production of Big will reunite for a virtual panel on July 6th at 7:10pm EST! Register HERE.

Gianna Harris (School of Rock) participated in an episode of the “Suck It” podcast earlier tonight!

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Tonight from the @mightyoakmovie @thegiannaharris Gianna "GiGi" Harris is a singer, stage and screen actress born and raised in NJ. Gigi is most notably known for her work in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway and Touring Production's  "School of Rock the Musical."  She neared 800 performances prior to her "graduation" from Horace Green.   Other works include; "Working in Theater", "I Have A Voice", Sesame Street, "The O Clocks",Good Morning America and the 70th Annual Tony Awards.Gigi is very passionate about mental health awareness and LGBTQ equality #funny #listen #lmao #lmfao #followers #supportlocalartists #newpodcastalert #podcastepisode #mentalhealth #LGTBQPride #podcastmovement #lgtbqrights #pride2020 #podcastaddict #podcastlove #podcastinglife #podcastlifestyle #mensmentalhealth #unitedwestand #supportlgbtq #suckit #podcastlife #livemusic #sexpositive #womenempowerment #womeninmusic #comedians #podcastersofinstagram

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Also earlier today, Walter Russell III (The Lion King) launched his first “Paw”-cast on Instagram Live with special guest and Nickelodeon star Celina Smith (The Lion King tour)!

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SURPRISE!! I'm launching my PAW-cast 🐾 TODAY at 6PM and my surprise guest is my friend and cub pal, @officiallycelinasmith from @nickelodeon #TylerPerrysYoungDylan 📺 Celina and I will catch up with each other, answer YOUR questions, and maybe do a song, dance, or WHO KNOWS WHAT CAN HAPPEN…… So join us TODAY at 6PM for my first PAW-cast 🐾 #PAWcast #CubStrong #IGLive @wr3hrlm @officiallycelinasmith . . #YoungSimba #BroadwayBaby #VisionBoard2020 #actor #dancer #singer @thelionking @disneyonbroadway @disney #broadway #musical #theatre #broadwaymusical #bway #bwaymusical  #theatrekid #musicaltheatre  #blacktheaterkids #musicals #childactor #musicaltheater #theater #broadwayshow #lionking #disney #disneymusical #thelionking

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Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) will take part in the “Well Beings” Virtual Town Hall on July 14th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Respect,” with Skye Dakota Turner (Tina), now has an official release date of Christmas Day, December 25, 2020!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Malea Emma, and Sarah McKinley Austin (Matilda tour)!

And check out these pictures from the kids of Flying Over Sunset and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!




Blasina Olowe Performs in Black Lives Matter Benefit Concert, THE INHERITANCE Wins Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Play, and more!

Blasina Olowe (for all the women who thought they were Mad) performed in a benefit concert in support of Black Lives Matter today! The stream is still available at On The Hook’s Facebook page.

Congratulations to The Inheritance, which won the Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Play! Check out the full list of winners on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tomorrow, celebrate this year’s graduates with our benefit concert for Feeding America and Brown Girls Do Ballet! Remember: you can send us a screenshot of your donation and we will give you a shoutout on our social media! Tune in HERE.

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) will take part in a benefit for the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund on June 25th! Find out more on Variety.com.

Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street) appears with Questlove in this commercial for Citizens Bank!

“Secret Society of Second-Born Royals,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho), has been pushed back to September 25th!

This Sunday, Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons) and Charlie Tassone (Frozen) will take part in the next Plays In The House Teen Edition!

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And here’s a picture from the kids of The Lion King!

Reyna Guerra Joins Virtual Graduation Concert Lineup, BroadwayHD To Stream FALSETTOS Sing-Along, and more!

Joining our virtual graduation concert this Friday is Reyna Guerra (Runaways), who will be seen in the upcoming “In The Heights” movie adaptation! Tune in to our YouTube channel this Friday to watch.

BroadwayHD will stream a sing-along version of Falsettos! Get more details about how to watch on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tomorrow, you can see Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Aliya “Jo” Ramey (The Lion King), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), and more performing in a concert with Rising Talent Magazine to benefit The Actors Fund! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Amanda Swickle (Tink!) was interviewed by BroadwayWorld as part of their Next On Stage competition! Read about her love for theatre HERE.

Listen to the newest episode of the “Little Me” podcast with Tony winner Daisy Eagan (The Secret Garden, Les Miserables) on Spotify now!

You can also check out “The Luring,” a new film with Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) and Ava-Riley Miles (Evita, Doctor Zhivago), now available on-demand!

Here’s the latest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story), Maxim Swinton, and Sofia Lauren!

And here’s a picture from the kids of The Lion King!

PETER PAN LIVE Streaming Free This Weekend, Beginning of Virtual Graduation Lineup Announced, and more!

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Peter Pan Live is streaming for free this weekend! Get more details on how to watch on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s a first look at the 2020 graduates participating in our virtual graduation concert – now only three days away! We can’t wait to celebrate with these seniors to benefit two incredible causes. Tune in to our YouTube channel on Friday!

Check out Broadway Babysitters’ class schedule for this week, and register for their classes HERE!

Yesterday we got to attend a virtual reading of You Have To Promise, a play by our very own staff member Audrey Lang, with alum Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), as part of Pride Plays! We can’t wait for more people to see this moving new play!

Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story) stopped by the brand new podcast “STOP TIME”! Listen HERE.

Voting has begun for the Top 5 of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage competition! You can vote for alumni Amanda Swickle (Tink!) and Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)–vote for Amanda HERE and for Robert HERE. In addition, Robert was interviewed by BroadwayWorld: read that article HERE.

Today, instead of “Broadway Jackbox,” Samantha Williams hosted “Black Theatre Matters,” a fundraiser for NAACP Empowerment Programs, featuring Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King)! Watch it HERE.

Jen Rudin is offering another free session for parents and their young actors this Wednesday (tomorrow)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Meliki Hurd (Matilda) is doing standup live on Instagram this Saturday!

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) was featured in Lifestyle Magazine Group!

Also, here’s the newest episode of Joshua’s “The Early Night Show,” featuring Ava Swinton, Jaden Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Autumn Capes!

Chinua Baraka Payne (Caroline, Or Change, The Lion King) took part in a reading of Don’t Call Me Brother yesterday! You can still watch it now through Sunday, June 22nd, on JWHill Productions LLC’s YouTube channel.

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




Did you see our feature on Harmony Helper? If not, click HERE to see how Harmony Helper is making virtual rehearsals easier for every performer in this time of social distancing!

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:

UNKNOWN SOLDIER Begins Previews at Playwrights Horizons, SING STREET Getting Cast Album, and more!

Happy first preview to Zoe Glick and the company of Unknown Soldier, which began previews at Playwrights Horizons last night!

Sing Street is getting a cast album, set to arrive on March 26th! Stream a track from the album now.

“Zombies 2,” with Milo Manheim (Generation Me) and Meg Donnelly, premiered on Disney Channel last night!

McKenna Keane (Waitress) booked a mini-series! More details to come.

Jeremy Shinder (A Christmas Story, Runaways) has been cast in his school’s production of The Addams Family! Get tickets HERE.

Here’s GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) in her music video for “Warrior”!

Delaney Quinn (Waitress) appears in a new Nick Jr. video celebrating Valentine’s Day!

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Congrats to Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), who has been cast in the new Disney+ series “The Mighty Ducks,” based on the original movie from the 1990s! Get more details on Deadline.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Tina, Unknown Soldier, Forbidden Broadway, SW: A New(sical) Hope at 54 Below, Caroline, Or Change, and Mrs. Doubtfire!

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Andrew Barth Feldman to Depart DEAR EVAN HANSEN in January, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY to Move to the York Theatre Company, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman will play his final performance of Dear Evan Hansen on January 26th. Go see him before then if you can!

Forbidden Broadway will move to the York Theatre Company! Get more details HERE.

What the Constitution Means to Me and The Inheritance made Time’s Best Theater Performances of 2019 list, while Make Believe was included on The New York Times’s Best Theater of 2019 list!

Watch Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie) sing “Not for the Life of Me” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Here’s Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) singing “Suddenly Seymour” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Congrats to Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris), who appeared on a recent episode of the TV series “Tricked”!

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!

Congrats to Dayton Tavares (Billy Elliot), who has been cast in Magic Mike Live, which will open in Melbourne in May 2020 and then tour through Australia!

Here’s a sneak peek of Suri Marrero (Frozen) in “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”!

The Seattle run of Mrs. Doubtfire has extended through January 4th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Emerson Steele (Violet) is producing a show at 54 Below called “I Am Woman”! It will take place on February 23rd. Get tickets HERE!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) is on the cover of Visual Tales Magazine!

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The newest episode of the podcast “Little Known Facts” features Ella Rubin (The Rose Tattoo)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s a peek at “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” with alum Jenna Weir (Frozen), coming to Amazon Prime on December 6th and PBS Kids on December 7th!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) sang the National Anthem for a recent Knicks game over the weekend!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, A Christmas Carol, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!






PANAMA HATTIE Closes at York Theatre Company, Jacob Michael Laval Featured in US Chess, and more!

Happy Trails to Kylie Kuioka and the cast of Panama Hattie at York Theatre Company! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Kylie!

Did you know that Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo) likes to play chess? He’s currently featured in US Chess!

“Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), is now streaming on Apple TV+!

Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) has been cast in Noises Off in Demarest, NJ! Get tickets HERE.

Congratulations to Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies), who guest starred on “The Blacklist” this week!

Take a look at the Beetlejuice curtain call from Halloween night, when Presley Ryan went on as Lydia, as well as some highlights from the show’s Black & White Ball with TodayTix!

Congrats to Korinne Tetlow (The Traveling Lady, If Only), who just completed a workshop and industry performance of Once Upon A One More Time!

Mehret Marsh (Tina) has joined the lineup for “Rockers on Broadway,” happening on November 11th!

You can hear the voice of Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) in the series “The Paper Girls Show,” coming soon to Amazon!

Here’s a new Queen medley from Acapop! KIDS with Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King)!

The new Britney Spears musical Once Upon A One More Time is holding an EPA for all roles, including one for an 8-10 year old girl! Get audition information for day 1, day 2, and day 3, as well as advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer!

Andy Walken (A Christmas Story Live) guest starred on this week’s episode of “Modern Family”!

Congrats from Delaney Quinn (Waitress), who recently filmed a segment for “The View”! Here’s the full video:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Frozen, Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, for all the women who thought they were Mad, and more, including lots of pictures from the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrating Halloween!










“The Grief of Others” with Jeremy Shinder and Oona Laurence Now Playing, Nicholas Barasch Joins A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES Off-Broadway, and more!

Go see “The Grief of Others,” with Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) and Oona Laurence (Matilda), now playing in limited release!

You can catch Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) in A Child’s Christmas in Wales Off-Broadway this holiday season! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Young Broadway Actor News’ founder Lindsay is heading to BroadwayCon in January 2019! We are so excited to celebrate the Broadway community and meet all of you!

Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) vlogged with her sisters while they took part in Jordan Matter’s 24-Hour Photo Challenge!

Here’s a sneak peek at Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) appearing on “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”!

Eric A. Walker Jr. (Kinky Boots) has booked a voiceover job!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, and Once On This Island!