Bryan Holden Chan’s Birthday, Young Broadway/Kids On Tour 2020 Graduation Concert, and more!

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:

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Donation Charity Auction! ⁣ ⁣ Hi friends! ⁣ ⁣ I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about all the ways I can actively help support the BLM movement. I’ve decided to hold a charity auction with some of my Broadway Collectors merchandise to raise money for the Louisville Community Bail Fund. Each week I will continue to post different merchandise and items I’ve collected over the years in support of a different charity. I know I have a ton of friends who would love the chance at these amazing items while being able to support such an important cause. So please bid, tag your friends, and let’s do everything we can as a Broadway Community to help support this movement. ⁣ ⁣ First up I’ve decided on this Fun Home lot, perfect for any Broadway fan or collector! ⁣ ⁣ Included: Original sealed Opening Night Playbill, Playbill and Poster both signed by Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Beth Malone, Emily Skeggs, and other cast members. Fun Home Broadway T-shirt (size Adult Small) and Fun Home Lights of Broadway trading cards. ⁣ ⁣ 100% of your bid will be directly donated to the Louisville Community Bail Fund and matched dollar for dollar by Lexington Fertility Center. ⁣ ⁣ Starting bid: $50⁣ Bids must be made in whole dollar amounts. ⁣ Soft end date: Wednesday, June 10th at 8pm est.⁣ ⁣ There must be no new bids for 5 minutes before auction can end. ⁣ ⁣ Place your bid in the comments and tag the person you are outbidding. ⁣ ⁣ Payment can be sent through PayPal or Venmo. Your donation plus matched payment receipt will be emailed after. #funhome #charityauction @funhomemusical #broadway ⁣

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




“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been” Live Streams on 54 Below’s YouTube, Broadway Kids Create Earth Day Music Video for Broadway Green Alliance, and more!

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!

In case you missed it, here’s Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) and her Mrs. Doubtfire castmates on “Stars In The House”:

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Caroline Basu (School of Rock) and Emily Zimmerman (The Bedwetter)!

And here are videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

New Music Video from SING STREET, Jake Ryan Flynn Live-Streams Concert on (YOUNG) Instagram Account, and more!

Continuing our look back over the past ten years, here’s the cast of Newsies performing at the Tony Awards in 2012!

Check out the new music video for Sing Street‘s “Riddle of the Model” in Rolling Stone!

Jake Ryan Flynn (Mrs. Doubtfire) presented a live-streamed concert from his home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier today!

Here’s a brand new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and featuring Carly Post and Gabriel Amoroso (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea)!

Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) is entertaining her neighbors while social distancing! Here’s a clip from News 12 Bronx:

Thank you to Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess, Once and Les Miserables tours) and Dalya Knapp (Les Miserables tour) for sending us this message for our birthday!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen 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!




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!








KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 1500 Performances, Niles Fitch on “This Is Us” Tonight, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of Kinky Boots–the show celebrates 1500 performances tonight! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tonight, catch Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) on “This Is Us” at 9pm on NBC! Get more details:

Watch This is Us on NBC this Tuesday at 9pm EST/PST

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Watch the trailer for the upcoming series “Thanksgiving,” featuring Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), on EW.com!

The cast album of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown comes out this Friday! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Watch the kids of Matilda perform the National Anthem in the video below!

Get your tickets now for the next Cabaret for a Cause, which will take place on November 27th! It will feature Ava Briglia (Matilda), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Akira Golz (Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), William Poon (The King and I), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once), and others. Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!

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CHARLIE BROWN Cast Album Sneak Peek, Mckayla Twiggs to Guest Star on “Black Mirror,” and more!

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Get another sneak peek at the You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown cast album on Playbill.com!

Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once) will guest star on “Black Mirror” on Netflix! Find out more:

In his latest video, Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) “roasts” Broadway shows!

Grace Mozitis (Dream Street) has won the 2016 Molly Greenwald Rising Star Scholarship from Broadway Lights the Night! Get more details in the Facebook post below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Waitress, Hairspray Live, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Kinky Boots!

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First Preview of RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, Austyn Johnson in “The Greatest Showman on Earth,” and more!

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Happy first preview to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular! Break a leg, everyone!

Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) has joined the cast of a P.T. Barnum biopic called “The Greatest Showman on Earth”! Find out more:

Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda) is releasing an EP! Here’s his announcement video:

Check out Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) singing with Robert Davi at 54 Below!

Get a sneak peek at the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown cast album on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch the cast of Hairspray Live get in on the Mannequin Challenge in the video below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch the School of Rock kids sing “You’ve Got A Friend”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, Hairspray Live, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Kinky Boots!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK and ON YOUR FEET in CBS Thanksgiving Parade, Carols for a Cure Track Info, and more!

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Cast members from School of Rock and On Your Feet will perform in CBS’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Find out what tracks you can expect on this year’s Carols for a Cure CD on BroadwayWorld.com!

Marvin’s Room will arrive on Broadway next summer! Find out more about the show on RoundaboutTheatre.org.

Go get the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown cast album! Get more information:

Have you heard? Charlie Brown cast album released! #charliebrown #peanuts #musicals #castrecording

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Watch the School of Rock graduating class take their final bows!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Falsettos, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Explain Why #ItsGoodToBeAGirl, CHARLIE BROWN Kids Receive Chairs in Their Names, and more!

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Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) and Evie Dolan (School of Rock) teamed up with Sara Bareilles and “SNL” alum Noel Wells to explain why #ItsGoodToBeAGirl! Check out the video:

The kids of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown received chairs in their names at the York Theatre Company! Check out pictures from the ceremony:

Kara Oates (Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) and some of the other former ballet girls from Billy Elliot are mentioned discussing the ghosts of the Imperial Theatre on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, Falsettos, Matilda, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!

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