Joshua Turchin’s Birthday, Nirvaan Pal Joins “Bubble Guppies,” Nicole Scimeca Cast in Drury Lane Theatre’s MARY POPPINS, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway)! We hope you had a great day, Joshua!

Congrats to Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock), who is now the singing voice for Gil on “Bubble Guppies”!

Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia) has been cast in Mary Poppins at Drury Lane Theatre in Illinois! Performances run from November 2019 through January 2020. Get tickets HERE.

Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June) will sing in a concert to raise funds for gun reform! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Tina, The Rose Tattoo, Beetlejuice, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!













Auditions for UNKNOWN SOLDIER at Playwrights Horizons, (YOUNG) Performance Videos, and more!

Playwrights Horizons will present a new musical called Unknown Soldier in 2020, and they are holding Equity Principal Auditions! Get details on the audition on Playbill.com and get advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer on ActorAesthetic.com.

Here’s full performance video of Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle) from the most recent (YOUNG)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, Frozen, Beetlejuice, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!






THE FERRYMAN Closes on Broadway, Mattea Conforti on “NOS4A2” Tonight, and more!

Happy Trails to the company of The Ferryman! Congrats on a great run; we can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

Tonight, Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) will appear on “NOS4A2” at 10pm on AMC!

Victoria Collett (Waitress) can be seen in a recurring role on “City on a Hill,” produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon!

Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay got to hang out with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and her mom Joanne in Los Angeles today, fresh off of filming Season 8 of “Dance Moms”! We can’t wait to see all that’s in store for the both of them. Thanks for the fun day!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, Waitress, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!






Sam Primack Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Duke Cutler Joins SCHOOL OF ROCK International Tour in South Korea, and more!

Sam Primack (The Addams Family tour) officially joined Dear Evan Hansen as a swing last week!

Congrats to Duke Cutler (School of Rock), who will tour with School of Rock in South Korea!

Congratulations to Jackson Arevalo and Alexandros Kekos-Presson, who have joined The Ferryman in the role of Bobby Carney!

Sophia Anne Caruso has won a Theatre World Award for her performance in Beetlejuice! Check out the full list of winners on Broadway.com.

The upcoming Broadway revival of The Music Man will have a developmental lab this fall, and they are holding an ECC for dancers ages 17 and under! Get more information about the audition on Playbill.com, and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer on ActorAesthetic.com.

In case you missed it, here’s Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) competing in The Cut on “World of Dance”!

Khail Toi Bryant (The Lion King), Eden Duncan-Smith (Fences, The Lion King), and Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song) will appear in the new Netflix film “See You Yesterday,” arriving May 17th! Here’s the trailer:

And check out this picture of the kids of The Ferryman and their castmates celebrating their 9 Tony nominations!

Extra Tickets in This Week’s Friday Forty at HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, Anthony Rosenthal to Appear on FX’s “Fosse/Verdon,” and more!

This week would be a good week to enter the Friday Forty at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; find out why below!

Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos) will appear in the brand new series “Fosse/Verdon” on FX! Be sure to tune in April 9th.

Shaylin Becton (The Lion King) is currently appearing in a commercial for Lowe’s!

Jessica Cherniak (Until Death Do Us Part) has booked a co-star role in a CBS series!

Check out photo coverage from the opening night party for the new cast of The Ferryman on BroadwayWorld.com, as well as pictures from the kids of the festivities!





DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Hold Open Call in Chicago, Analise Scarpaci Joins LOLITA, MY LOVE at York Theatre Company, and more!

Dear Evan Hansen is holding an open call in Chicago, seeking actors and actresses age 17+ for its teen roles! Get more information HERE.

Congrats to Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story, Godspell Cast of 2032), who has been cast in Lolita, My Love at York Theatre Company! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child just released a new block of tickets!

Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia) filmed an episode of a TV show last week! More details to come.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock, The Mother of Invention) appeared on “Crashing” on HBO over the weekend alongside her mom!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen and The Ferryman!





SCHOOL OF ROCK and A BRONX TALE Cast Departures, THE TRAVELING LADY and NYMF Shows Close, and more!

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Happy Trails to Gianna Harris, Brandon Niederauer, Sammy Ramirez, Paul Luke Bonenfant, Raghav Mehrotra, and Jersey Sullivan, who all played their final performance in School of Rock today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Happy Trails to Hudson Loverro, who played his final performance in A Bronx Tale today! Congrats on a great run!

Finally, Happy Trails to the companies of The Traveling Lady, Play Like a Winner, Generation Me, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes, which all finished their runs today! Best of luck in all your future endeavors!

Christian Mullins (Kinky Boots tour) made his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots this week!

Watch footage from the A Bronx Tale performance at this week’s Broadway in Bryant Park below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Generation Me, A Bronx Tale, The Lion King, Anastasia, and Frozen!

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PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES Opens at NYMF, Jersey Sullivan’s Birthday, and more!

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Happy Opening to the cast of Peace, Love and Cupcakes at New York Musical Festival! I saw their opening performance tonight, and it was such a fantastic, fun show. You can still see it now through Sunday!

Happy belated birthday to Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Jersey!

YBAN’s Emily saw Kinky Boots tonight and loved it! Great job, Christopher Convery and Christian Mullins!

Falsettos will arrive on BroadwayHD on August 14th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) has joined the cast of the world premiere of Mean Girls the musical in Washington, D.C.!

Today’s Broadway in Bryant Park featured performances from cast members from A Bronx Tale and Anastasia!

Watch alumni Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own), Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular), and Meliki Hurd (Matilda) appear on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Play Like a Winner, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and Generation Me!

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GENERATION ME Opens at NYMF, Hudson Loverro to Depart A BRONX TALE on Sunday, and more!

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Happy Opening to the company of Generation Me at New York Musical Festival! Break a leg, everyone!

Hudson Loverro will play his final performance in A Bronx Tale on Sunday. Go see him if you can! He will also be performing at this week’s Broadway in Bryant Park with the show; get more details about that on BroadwayWorld.com.

Will Coombs (Matilda tour) will be joining the cast of A Bronx Tale! Congrats, Will!

“Sunny Day,” with Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot, New York Spectacular), will premiere on August 21st at 10am on Nickelodeon! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out highlights from Really Rosie on Playbill.com!

Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) has made it into Papermill Playhouse’s conservatory! Find out more on Patch.com.

Get the complete list of tour dates for alum Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) on her new website AlexaValentino.com!

Anastasia will offer an Actors Fund performance! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Guest blogger Wendy Dessler posted on our site earlier today, giving tips on the care and keeping of a dancer! Read her post HERE.

Nala Hamilton (The Lion King) will make special appearances at the Actors Connection summer camp this week! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess) has booked a film with Sofia Vergara! Find out more:

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes and Generation Me!

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Willow McCarthy’s Birthday, PLAY LIKE A WINNER Opens at NYMF, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Willow McCarthy (1984, Matilda)! We hope you had a great day, Willow!

Happy opening to Zoe Wilson (Play Like a Winner, Three Days to See) and the company of Play Like a Winner at New York Musical Festival! Break a leg, everyone!

Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will guest star on “What Would You Do?” this Friday at 9pm on ABC!

Korinne Tetlow (The Traveling Lady) will co-star in If Only at the Cherry Lane Theater starting next month! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I) is taking over the School of Rock Snapchat this week!

Congratulations to Jordan Vergara, who made his Broadway debut last weekend in On Your Feet, filling in for Eduardo Hernandez while Eduardo is in Really Rosie! Find out more about Jordan’s debut:

Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) has joined the lineup for Broadway in the Boros this Friday on Staten Island!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of 1984, Play Like a Winner, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Generation Me, Frozen, and School of Rock!

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