Congratulations to Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) and Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), who have both been cast in the upcoming movie remake of “Beaches”! Gabby will play Young CC, the younger version of Idina Menzel’s character, and Grace will play Young Hillary, the younger version of Nia Long’s character. Find out more on TVLine.com!
Get your tickets now for Lyrics for Life, which is Saturday, September 10th; they’re going fast! Get more details HERE.
Hear Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) sing from The Lion King on EW.com!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, School of Rock, Matilda, Les Miserables, Ruthless!, and Kinky Boots!
Happy Trails to Douglas Baldeo, who has played his final performance as Young Lola in Kinky Boots! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!
Full casting for Before Your Very Eyes at the Public Theater has been announced! Congratulations to all those in the cast! You can view it by clicking HERE and scrolling down to the bottom of the page; it is on the right.
The 2016 Tony Awards are set for June 5th, 2016, and the nominations will be announced on April 29th, 2016! Get more information on Broadway.com.
You can catch Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) in God Lives in Glass at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center in Long Island City from October 15th-18th! Break a leg, Josiah!
We now have video footage from “Wunderkind,” featuring Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), and Ashton Woerz (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert)! Check it out below:
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Matilda, Cabaret for a Cause, Dream Street, Fun Home, Les Miserables, and The King and I!
Congratulations to Bradley Fong and the company of Mercury Fur, which closed tonight, on a great run! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Bradley!
Congratulations to Sawyer Nunes (Matilda, Finding Neverland), who has been cast as Patrick in this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular! We know you will be amazing, Sawyer!
Cabaret for a Cause had a table with tons of Broadway kids at the Broadway Flea Market today! You can find out more information about it HERE.
Check out this video of the kids of Lyrics for Life performing “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile” from Annie!
And here’s a video of the kids of Lyrics for Life (including me!) performing “Mean” by Taylor Swift!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Gray Man, Fun Home, Cabaret for a Cause, On Your Feet, The King and I, Annie, The Lion King, School of Rock, Les Miserables, Kinky Boots, Matilda, Finding Neverland!
Happy Trails to Athan Sporek, who ended his run as Gavroche in Les Miserables today, and to Sam Poon, who ended his run as a swing in The King and I today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!
Congratulations to Isabela Moner (Evita), who is releasing an album called Stopping Time on September 18th! You can pre-order your copy HERE.
Olivia Chun, Christie Kim, and Ethan Halford Holder of The King and I were interviewed for Lincoln Center Theater’s blog! Check out the article on LCT.org.
Congratulations to Timothy TV Cao (Matilda), who has booked a television pilot!
Here is a video of Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) performing the National Anthem at the recent Giants/Jets game!
Check out these rehearsal pictures from Lyrics for Life, featuring kids from Dream Street, Matilda, The Sound of Music LIVE, and more–and YBAN’s Emily Lang!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, The King and I, Finding Neverland, Les Miserables, Matilda, and Fun Home!
Happy belated birthday to Christian Michael Camporin (Matilda)!
Happy opening to Sophie Shapiro and the cast of Punk Rock! Break a leg!
The cast of the Broadway revival of The King and I was announced today! Congratulations to all! Joining the cast are Jon Viktor Corpuz (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Godspell Cast of 2032) as Prince Chulalongkorn, Jake Lucas (Peter Pan LIVE!, Newsies) as Louis Leonowens, Adriana Braganza, Amaya Braganza (Annie), Olivia Chun, Ethan Halford Holder, James Ignacio, Sam Poon (Macbeth), William Poon (Beauty and the Beast international tour), and Rocco Wu. You can also check out the announcement on BroadwayWorld.com HERE!
We also want to congratulate the company of Number the Stars on a great run!
Check out BroadwayWorld.com’s photo coverage of the opening night of Our Lady of KibehoHERE!
Also make sure to take a look at press pictures from On a Stool at the End of a BarHERE!
Welcome to Young Broadway Actor News! We are the leading news website for Broadway and Off-Broadway kids and teens under 18. Come back and visit soon!
Wanna know how to contribute to the blog? Find out more here!
If you're an alum who's doing a non-Broadway/Off-Broadway show right now or if you want to keep up with the theatrical adventures of alumni, check out our Upcoming Regional Shows page.
This website cannot be reproduced without permission from the webmaster. No copyright infringement is ever intended. This is a 100% fansite and has no connection with these young actors, their families, or their managements. If you have a problem with anything on this website, please contact us before taking any further action.