Robert Montano and Amanda Swickle Make the Top 15 of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage Competition, Maren Heary in Lunchables Commercial, and more!

Congratulations to Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Amanda Swickle (Tink!), who have made it into the Top 15 of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage competition! See the full Top 15 on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out this commercial for Lunchables with Maren Heary (Make Believe)!

Cate Elefante (Waitress) appears in this promo for Fox’s “Prodigal Son”!

Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) was featured on Chasing News My9!

Gabrielle Greene (School of Rock) live-streamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Trevor, Sing Street, and The Bedwetter!





Anthony Rosenthal Guest Stars on Amazon Prime’s “Gravesend,” Noah Baird Guest Stars on Disney XD’s “Ducktales,” and more!

Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie) guest starred on the Amazon Prime series “Gravesend”!

Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live) guest starred on Disney XD’s “Ducktales”!

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) has booked a role on the new podcast series “Wordtastic”!

Everleigh Rottuno (Waitress) is now appearing in an ad for Plum!

Watch the full Dog Star Rescue telethon, featuring lots of former and current Broadway and Off-Broadway kids, here:

Also, watch Kids of the Arts’ full virtual showcase, also with several of our alumni, here:

“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) returned today with stars from Newsies, Waitress, and A Strange Loop! Get more details on Playbill.com.

And check out this video from Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice), who is taking part in the #Hear1Sing1 campaign created by Harmony Helper!

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE To Re-Air, “Happy” Season 2 Now On Netflix, “Lulu the Broadway Mouse” Sequel Now Available, and more!

It’s our birth month and it’s the big one because we’re turning 10 years old! Today we look back at the long-running hits that helped shape us, like Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, and The Lion King. We have a special announcement coming next week about our 10th anniversary celebration, so stay tuned!

Jesus Christ Superstar Live, with Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock), will re-air on Easter Sunday (April 12th) on NBC! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Season 2 of the SyFy series “Happy” arrived on Netflix yesterday! Be on the lookout for Broadway/Off-Broadway alumni Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess, 4:48 Psychosis) and Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo) when you watch it!

You can now get your copy of the Lulu the Broadway Mouse sequel The Show Must Go On, written by former Broadway kid Jenna Gavigan (Gypsy)! In case you missed it, read our recent interview with Jenna HERE.

All episode of PBS’s “Pinkalicious and Peterrific,” with Jaden Waldman (Caroline, Or Change), are now available to watch on the PBS Kids Video app!

Check out the full episodes of “Stars In The House” featuring Presley Ryan with the cast of Beetlejuice and a reunion of Fun Home cast members, including Sydney Lucas!

Also, Sydney Lucas and her fellow original child cast members of Fun Home on Broadway, Oscar Williams, Gabriella Pizzolo, and Zell Steele Morrow, reunited as well for a special video dedicated to all first responders and medical professionals fighting COVID-19. Watch below!

Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory) guest starred on the latest episode of “God Friended Me”!

There have been a number of opportunities for livestreaming content recently! These include the following:

Stay tuned to our social media to keep updated with livestream opportunities!

Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon) performed a special quarantined version of Billy Joel’s “Vienna”!

Here are a few clips from Atlantic Theater Company’s recent Off-Broadway production of Anatomy of a Suicide, with Ava Briglia!

Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol) is now modeling for Appaman!

Here’s a new episode of “The Early Night Show” to benefit The Actors Fund!

Eric A. Walker Jr. (Kinky Boots) appears in a commercial for No Kid Hungry!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, The Lion King, Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Tina!

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TREVOR Postpones Run, Alexa Valentino’s New Single “Awake At Night” Available Now, and more

Trevor has unfortunately postponed its run. Keep an eye out for more news about the show’s future!

Check out Alexa Valentino’s (Dream Street, Number the Stars) new single “Awake At Night,” available on all streaming platforms!

Atticus Ware (Flying Over Sunset) booked a voiceover project! Stay tuned for more details.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Flying Over Sunset, The Lion King, and The Bedwetter!






Broadway Goes Dark and Off-Broadway Cancels and Suspends Shows Due to Coronavirus, and more

Please see below for a list of shows, performances, and auditions that have either been cancelled or suspended due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), and get more details on each show at the links provided:

Cancelled:

Suspended:

  • All Broadway shows, through April 12th. Of our featured shows, this includes:
    • Beetlejuice
    • Caroline, Or Change, which was scheduled to begin previews March 13th
    • Flying Over Sunset, which was scheduled to begin previews tonight, March 12th
    • Frozen
    • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    • The Inheritance, which was scheduled to close this weekend
    • The Lion King
    • Mrs. Doubtfire, which was in previews and was scheduled to open April 5th
    • Sing Street, which was scheduled to begin previews March 26th
  • Whisper House (along with other shows playing at 59E59) will resume performances on April 1st

Other News

Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime) has joined the upcoming Ragtime benefit concert! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out this promo for Trevor, and get tickets; previews begin April 7th!

Presley Ryan took part in a special post-show talkback Q&A at Beetlejuice with current Girl Scouts!

And check out these photos from Unknown Soldier, Whisper House, and Flying Over Sunset:

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Zoe Glick’s Birthday, UNKNOWN SOLDIER Opens at Playwrights Horizons, MRS. DOUBTFIRE Begins Broadway Previews, and more!

Happy birthday to Zoe Glick (Unknown Soldier, The Bedwetter)! We hope you had a great day, Zoe! Also, happy opening to Zoe and the company of Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons! Break a leg to all!

Break a leg to the cast of Mrs. Doubtfire on their first Broadway preview tonight!

Growing Up Broadway will present “Now and Then” at 54 Below this Sunday! The event will feature Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime), Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Will Coombs (A Bronx Tale, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Ferryman), Jonathan Demar (A Christmas Carol), Katherine Leigh Doherty (Mary Poppins, A Little Night Music), Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Bret Fox (A Christmas Carol), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Melody Hollis (White Christmas), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Emily Klein (Parade), Cassidy Ladden (Annie, Annie Get Your Gun), Joey LaVarco (13), Eliza Holland Madore (Once, Matilda), Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman, Make Believe), Jaclyn Neidenthal (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Evan Jay Newman (Les Miserables, The Capeman, A Christmas Carol), Kara Oates (Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins), Olivia Oguma (A Christmas Carol), Hayley Podschun (The Sound of Music), Eric A. Walker Jr. (Kinky Boots), Brynn Williams (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, In My Life, 13, Bye Bye Birdie), and more. Get tickets HERE!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Unknown Soldier, Mrs. Doubtfire, Trevor, and Frozen!

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MEDEA Closes at BAM, Presley Ryan to Depart BEETLEJUICE This Month, and more!

Happy Trails to the company of Medea at BAM! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Presley Ryan will depart Beetlejuice on March 29th. Go see her before then if you can! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Mrs. Doubtfire will offer digital rush tickets! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

“From Dreams to Broadway” featured performances by kids from Forbidden Broadway, School of Rock, and more!

You can hear the voice of Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) on the Noggin app when you play the “Super Silly Surprise Party” game!

Here’s a new trailer for “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” with Talia Ryder (Matilda), arriving in New York City and Los Angeles on March 13th and everywhere on April 3rd!

Deandre Sevon (Runaways, Mother Courage and Her Children) has released a new single called “Wonderland”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Mrs. Doubtfire, Caroline, Or Change, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea, Tina, The Lion King, Frozen, and Flying Over Sunset!
















Jayden Theophile’s Birthday, Korinne Tetlow, Viva Boresi, and Allie Trimm Cast in ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME in Chicago, and more!

Happy birthday to Jayden Theophile (Tina)! We hope you had a great day, Jayden!

Congratulations to Korinne Tetlow (The Traveling Lady, If Only), Viva Boresi, and alum Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie), who have been cast in the Broadway-bound Once Upon A One More Time! The show will play Chicago this spring, with Korinne as Little Girl, Viva as the standby for Little Girl, and Allie as Little Mermaid. Read the full announcement HERE.

Oresteia will play Off-Broadway at Park Avenue Armory this summer, and they are casting kids! Get information on the EPA on Playbill.com, and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.

The Broadway production of Frozen is holding an Equity Principal Audition for all principal roles, including Young Anna and Young Elsa! Get more details on the audition on Playbill.com, and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda, “Dance Moms”) will teach a Matilda jazz dance class on March 19th, not March 14th as was previously announced. The class will take place in New Jersey; see the flyer below for more details!

The cast of Caroline, Or Change met the press last week! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Cate Elefante (Waitress), and Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo) have booked an additional episode of “Sesame Street”!

Marcello Silva (A Christmas Story Live) will play Charlie Brown in You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown on March 21st, March 28th, and April 4th at 2:15pm in Simi Valley, CA!

You can see Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street) in Fiddler on the Roof at Mountain Lakes High School in New Jersey this weekend! Get more details HERE.

Alum Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) took Teen Vogue inside a day in her life! Watch below:

Get a glimpse of rehearsals for Off-Broadway’s Whisper House on Playbill.com!

Here’s a new music video for “Drive It Like You Stole It” from Sing Street!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Sing Street, The Bedwetter, Medea, Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Flying Over Sunset, Whisper House, and The Lion King!













Presley Ryan to Take Over Lydia in BEETLEJUICE, SING STREET Box Office Opens Tomorrow with $40 Tickets, and more!

Presley Ryan will take over the role of Lydia in Beetlejuice from February 28th through March 29th! Congratulations! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Sing Street is opening their box office tomorrow with tickets priced at $40 from February 27th through March 3rd! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out rehearsal photos from Caroline, Or Change on BroadwayWorld.com!

What the Constitution Means to Me is filming additional footage for their professionally recorded performance, and they want 18-35 year olds in the audience! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Skye Turner (Tina) is featured in CBS Dallas/Fort Worth!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Medea!




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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