Young Broadway Class of 2020, THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE To Stream This Weekend Benefiting ACLU, and more!

Here is the full list of the 70+ graduating (high school and college) seniors from Broadway and Off-Broadway! Congratulations and we can’t wait to see what the next chapters of your lives bring you. For any corrections, please send us a message.

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES (plus any post-secondary plans they have)

  • Isa Antonetti (Evita)
  • Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda) – University of Michigan
  • Elainey Bass (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Far From Heaven) – Clark Howard University
  • Shaylin Becton (The Lion King)
  • Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills)
  • Bobbi Bordley (The Lion King)
  • Timothy T.V. Cao (Matilda)
  • Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown)
  • Cameron Colley (Kinky Boots)
  • Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) – Temple University
  • Victoria Dennis (Little Miss Sunshine)
  • Bonale Fambrini (The Lion King)
  • Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) – Harvard University
  • Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie)
  • Hayden Gelman (Dream Street) – University of Delaware
  • Erin Haggerty (A Little Princess) – Texas Christian University
  • Benjamin Harding (Matilda)
  • Jackson Demott Hill (Finding Neverland) – UC Santa Barbara
  • Ethan Halford Holder (The King and I)
  • Junah Jang (Annie) – Stanford University
  • Ethan Khusidman (School of Rock, Chaplin, Soul Doctor) – Georgetown University
  • Oona Laurence (Matilda)
  • Baylee Littrell (Disaster!)
  • Jake Lucas (The King and I, Peter Pan Live, Newsies) – New York University
  • Zachary Mackiewicz (A Little Princess) – Baldwin Wallace University
  • Luke Kolbe Mannikus (Matilda, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, Pippin, Trevor the Musical) – University of Michigan
  • Gabriella Marinich (Dream Street) – University of Miami
  • Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert)
  • Lizzie Mathias (YBAN/KOT Staff Member) – New York University
  • Anna McCarthy (A Little Princess) – NYU Tisch
  • Miranda McKeon (Little Miss Sunshine)
  • Simone Mindolovich (Before Your Very Eyes) – Pratt Institute
  • Grace Mozitis (Dream Street)
  • Jack Mullen (Matilda, Peter Pan Live) – Boston Conservatory
  • Ksenia Nakonechny (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) – Pace University
  • Isaiah D. Negron (The Lion King)
  • Sawyer Nunes (Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Finding Neverland, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda)
  • Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular)
  • Anthony Pierini (Big Fish, Mary Poppins) – Southeastern University
  • Elijah Pluchino (Before Your Very Eyes)
  • Ella Rubin (The Rose Tattoo)
  • Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) – MSU
  • Talia Ryder (Matilda)
  • Bailey Ryon (Matilda) – James Madison University
  • Milly Shapiro (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown)
  • Leonay Shepherd (Little Miss Sunshine) – Pace University
  • Jeremy Shinder (A Christmas Story, Runaways) – Syracuse University
  • Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience)
  • Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) – UCLA
  • Chris Sumpter (Matilda, Runaways)
  • Elizabeth Teeter (The Secret Life of Bees, The Crucible, The Audience, Mary Poppins) – Marymount Manhattan College
  • Alejandro Vargas (Dream Street) – The Juilliard School
  • Madison Zamor (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Dream Street) – Towson University

COLLEGE GRADUATES (plus where they graduated from)

  • Tessa Albertson (Shrek) – Princeton University
  • Chelsea Galembo (Billy Elliot) – New York University
  • Maya Goldstein (Shrek, The People in the Picture) – NYU Tisch
  • Reyna Guerra (Runaways) – Point Park University
  • Izzy Hanson-Johnston (Billy Elliot) – The School of Drama at The New School
  • Audrey Lang (YBAN/KOT Staff Member) – Ithaca College
  • Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) – Purchase College, SUNY
  • Kylie Liya Page (Les Miserables) – College-Conservatory of Music
  • Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) – The Juilliard School
  • Adante Power (Love and Information) – AMDA
  • Logan Rowland (Little Miss Sunshine) – Pace University

The Sound of Music Live will stream again this weekend to benefit the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

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

Finally, you have just three more days to catch a virtual reading of Georgia Mae James Unplugs America with Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons) and Charlie Tassone (Frozen)! This reading is a part of “Plays In The House Teen Edition,” which is hosted by Juli Rudetsky Wesley (Unbroken Circle), and has a Q&A with the playwright at the end, moderated by Jonah Verdon (Disaster!). Watch the reading on YouTube!

Season 2 of “NOS4A2” with Mattea Conforti Premieres, Alexander Bello and Charlie Tassone in “Plays In The House Teen Edition” Reading, and more!

Happy Father’s Day! Special shout out to the dads who support and cheer on their kids every day. We love you!

“NOS4A2” returned for its second season on AMC tonight, with Broadway alum Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda)!

Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons) and Charlie Tassone (Frozen) performed in a virtual reading of Georgia Mae James Unplugs America with Plays In The House Teen Edition earlier today! Watch the reading HERE; it’ll be available for the next few days!

Here’s a new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie), Alexa Swinton, and Talia Baird!

Meliki Hurd (Matilda) performed standup on Instagram last night!

Check out this clip of Blasina Olowe (for all the women who thought they were Mad) performing during On the Hook’s benefit for the Black community!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Flying Over Sunset, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Lion King!





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!

Roger Rees Awards Tonight, PETER PAN LIVE to Stream This Weekend, and more!

Today is the first day of Pride Month! We hope our friends and fans who are part of the LGBTQIA+ community spend this month celebrating and embracing their true, authentic selves. We love you!

The Roger Rees Awards live-streamed tonight, hosted by Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! We want to give a special shout-out to Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Pedro Pan), who is one of this year’s nominees! Watch the online ceremony HERE.

Peter Pan Live will stream this weekend! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

We’ve curated a YouTube playlist of some of the most memorable Tony Awards moments in honor of what would have been the week of the Tony Awards! This playlist features performances, montages, speeches, and more with Broadway’s youngest talent. Watch HERE!

You have through Thursday to watch Space Girl, the most recent virtual play reading from “Plays In The House Teen Edition,” featuring Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot, New York Spectacular) and Anika Braganza, whose younger sisters are Broadway alumni Amaya Braganza (Annie, The King and I) and Adriana Braganza (The King and I)!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen, Matilda), Caroline Howard, Ryan Sautner, and Sofia Swade!

Here’s Broadway Babysitters’ class schedule for this week!

And check out this video from the kids of The Bedwetter!

RUNAWAYS Cast Participates in Menken Mixtape, Transport Group PETER PAN Cast Announced, and more!

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The cast of Runaways took part in Menken Mixtape tonight at 7pm in City Center’s Grand Tier Lobby! Get more details in the Facebook post below:

The cast of the Transport Group’s Peter Pan concert has been announced! It will include Zoe Wilson (Three Days to See) as Wendy, Ashton Woerz (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as John, and Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) as Michael. Gavin Swartz (Matilda), Ian Saraceni (Matilda, The King and I), Noah Baird (Matilda), Meliki Hurd (Matilda), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), and Evan Gray (Matilda) will play Lost Boys. Get more information on TheaterMania.com!

Watch Slash surprise the School of Rock kids on RollingStone.com!

Check out photo coverage from rehearsals for Tink! on BroadwayWorld.com!

“Ace the Case,” a new film featuring Ripley Sobo (Runaways, Matilda, Once), is coming to select theaters and VOD on August 26th! Get more information on EW.com.

Get $35 tickets for Trip of Love HERE using the code TLNIA712!

Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) shows her daily makeup routine in her latest YouTube video!

Check out this commercial for Madame Tussaud’s Ghostbusters Dimension featuring Bonale Fambrini (The King and I)!

Madame Tussauds Ghostbusters Experience from Modern Filmworks on Vimeo.

Here’s Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) singing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden!

We have a lot of performance videos from Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s Mari Dudash performing “Tunglio”!

Check out Kamryn Beck performing “Piece by Piece”!

Here’s Jade Cloud and Marilé Marzo performing “When She Came Back”!

Check out Lexi Wynn performing “You’ll Find a Way”!

Here’s Sasha Bukary performing “Control”!

Check out Hailey LaBar, Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), and Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) performing “Opening Up” from Waitress!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tink!, School of Rock, Lisa and Leonardo, New York Spectacular, and the Broadway with Love event!


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Tori Murray on “All In with Cam Newton” Tonight, Extension of SHE LOVES ME Availability on BroadwayHD, and more!

Tonight at 8:00pm, Tori Murray (Ruthless!) was in “All In with Cam Newton” on Nick!

You now have until July 10th to watch the live stream of She Loves Me on BroadwayHD! Find out more about it on Playbill.com.

The physical cast album of Waitress is out now!

Broadway For Orlando and Matilda performed at Broadway in Bryant Park yesterday! Check out pictures on Playbill.com.

Check out production photos from Runaways on Playbill.com!

Click HERE to find out about a special opportunity to see an ASL-interpreted performance of Runaways tomorrow!

Did you know that Runaways cast member Kylie McNeill‘s mother was in the original cast of Runaways in 1978? Read more about Kylie’s mom and other original cast members HERE!

Watch this short film from the kids of Fun Home!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Runaways, New York Spectacular, and Les Miserables!


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Mattea Conforti Joins MATILDA, Broadway Kids Help PTSD Foundation, and more!

Mattea Conforti Congrats to the newest Matilda – Mattea Conforti! No word on what date she makes her debut. We will have her up on our website soon!

Jon Viktor Corpuz (The King and I) was featured as a “Fresh Face” on Broadway.com this week! He talks about The King and I, Cats, and his post-grad plans. Read it HERE!

The kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway – like Annie, Motown, Once, and way more – came together to record a song to benefit the PTSD Foundation. Watch the video below!

Footage and photos from the “Voice for the Voiceless” concert is now on Playbill.com! Several Broadway kids sang “Do-Re-Mi” with Megan Hilty and Lilla Crawford sang “Tomorrow”. You can find the photo gallery HERE and the video below!

The trailer for “Steve Jobs” has been released! In addition to the film starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet, the film also features Ripley Sobo (Matilda, Once). Watch below! “Steve Jobs” comes out on October 9th.

Tori Murray (Ruthless!) was featured on the Ruthless! FB fan page. Go take a look HERE and be sure to catch her at the St. Luke’s Theatre!

And here are more pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, Finding Neverland, The Lion King, Ruthless!, Matilda, and Three Days to See!


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