Ryan Buggle’s Birthday, Gabriel Amoroso and Malcolm Fuller to Join HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Ryan Buggle (The Inheritance)! We hope you had a great day, Ryan!

Congratulations to Gabriel Amoroso (currently appearing in Medea at BAM) and Malcolm Fuller, who will both make their Broadway debuts in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child this spring!

Here’s the trailer for the new animated feature “Ne Zha,” with Jordan Cole (School of Rock), now playing in select theaters!

Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay got to hang out with alum Victoria Collett (Waitress), along with her sister Francesca and mom Michele, at Bibble & Sip last week!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has joined Andrew Barth Feldman’s (Dear Evan Hansen) “SW: A New(sical) Hope,” happening at 54 Below this Sunday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Kimber Tai Monroe (South Pacific) appeared in a Super Bowl commercial with “Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness! Watch below:

You could win $5 tickets to see Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons! Get more information:

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Ryder Koehle (The Ferryman) modeled for Little Me!

Chinua Baraka Payne (Caroline, Or Change) is the new voice for Lil Dez in a video for Nike!

“Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” a new film with Talia Ryder (Matilda), will arrive in theaters on March 13th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Forbidden Broadway, Beetlejuice, BroadwayCon 2020, Frozen, Medea, The Inheritance, Tina, and Sing Street!

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Andrew Barth Feldman Departs DEAR EVAN HANSEN, SING STREET Closes Off-Broadway, and more!

Happy Trails to Andrew Barth Feldman, who played his final performance as the title role in Dear Evan Hansen tonight!

Happy Trails as well to Max William Bartos, alum Sam Poon (Runaways, Macbeth, The King and I), and the company of Sing Street, which closes its Off-Broadway run at New York Theatre Workshop tonight! Catch it on Broadway this spring!

Today was the last day of BroadwayCon, and these Broadway and Off-Broadway kids and alumni were in attendance:

Kids from Waitress, School of Rock, and more are singing at The Green Room 42 tonight to benefit Australia! Get more details HERE.

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





” A Time To Rock” Tonight at The Green Room 42, Jai Ram Srinivasan Modeling for Appaman, and more!

Tonight, alumni from School of Rock, The Ferryman, and more took the stage at The Green Room 42 for “A Time To Rock”! Get more details HERE.

Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol) is modeling for a new adaptive line of clothing for Appaman!

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








Skye Turner Added to Cast of TINA, Season Finale of “Dance Moms” with GiaNina Paolantonio Tomorrow, and more!

Congrats to Skye Turner, who has been added to the cast of Tina as Young Anna Mae!

Tomorrow, don’t miss the season finale of “Dance Moms,” with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), which will feature a routine inspired by The Prom!

Keep an eye out for more of Broadway alum Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) on the newest season of “Power” on FX!

Zell Steele Morrow (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) took part in the ballet class held right outside “Good Morning America” this morning!

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Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June) is in Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr. with Kidz Theater in New York City, now through September 1st! (She’s in the Noun Cast.) Get tickets HERE!

Yesterday, alumni performed at “Sounds from the Heart” and (YOUNG), both at The Green Room 42! Check out the lineups of both concerts below, and stay tuned for videos.

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












“Now & Then” Performance Videos, Billy Idol at BEETLEJUICE, and more!

Check out these videos from “Now & Then” at 54 Below!

Billy Idol paid a visit to Beetlejuice! Check out photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

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






THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Closes at Atlantic Theater Company, ONE GIANT LEAP Reading with Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams Tonight, and more!

Happy Trails to Elizabeth Teeter, alum Brett Gray, and the company of The Secret Life of Bees, which played its final performance at Atlantic Theater Company today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

Tonight is the reading of One Giant Leap, featuring Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams of What the Constitution Means to Me! Watch the livestream HERE. Also, full video from the episode of “Google Talks” featuring What the Constitution Means to Me will arrive soon!

YBAN founder Lindsay had a wonderful time seeing Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) in Once Upon A Mattress on Friday night! You can catch Hannah recurring on this season of HBO’s “Euphoria,” and her next episode is airing tonight!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) will perform in Atlantic City next week as part of Broadway on the Boardwalk, at 8pm at Kennedy Plaza! Get more details HERE. And check out videos of Sophia performing “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” at Broadway in Bryant Park below:

“Now & Then,” presented by Growing Up Broadway, took place last night at 54 Below! Video to come. Get more details on 54Below.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Frozen, Beetlejuice, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!










NOT EVEN THE GOOD THINGS Opens Off-Broadway, WAITRESS to Close on Broadway in January 2020, and more!

Happy Opening to Serena Parrish and the company of Not Even The Good Things Off-Broadway! Break a leg, everyone!

Waitress has announced a closing date in January 2020. Go see it on Broadway before then! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to our alumni whose projects were nominated for Emmy Awards this morning! “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho); “Russian Doll,” with Brooke Timber (Ballyturk); “Fosse/Verdon,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); and the “Sesame Street” special “When You Wish Upon A Pickle,” with Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), were all nominated. Get the full list on Variety.com.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock, The Mother of Invention) has been cast in The Underlying Chris, playing Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theater! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) attended an advanced screening of the new “The Lion King” film! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

Sophia Anne Caruso will perform with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway in Bryant Park this week! Cast members from Waitress are also set to perform. Get the full lineup on Playbill.com!

Get your tickets HERE for “Now & Then,” happening this week at 54 Below and featuring kids from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Billy Elliot, and more!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has released a new single! Go check out “Skin I’m In”!

Tonight, “Dance Moms” airs a new episode with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and future Radio City Christmas Spectacular ballerina Elliana Walmsley! Check out the group dance from last week and Elliana’s solo:

And check out this picture from the cast of What the Constitution Means to Me when they stopped by Google Talks!

“The Dead Don’t Die” with Taliyah Whitaker and Jahi Diallo Winston Now in Theaters, “Just Roll With It” with Ramon Reed Premieres Tonight on Disney Channel, and more!

As of today, “The Dead Don’t Die,” featuring Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song) and Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King), is now in theaters!

Tonight, catch Ramon Reed (The Lion King) on Disney Channel when “Just Roll With It” premieres at 9:45pm!

Also tonight, “The Early Night Show” starring Joshua Turchin (The Pill) returns to The Green Room 42! Find out more HERE.

(YOUNG) will return to The Green Room 42 at the end of this month for a special Pride-themed performance! Get tickets HERE.

Playwrights Horizons and WP Theater are casting two child actresses for their 2019-2020 productions! Get information on the audition on Playbill.com. Also coming up is an EPA for the pre-Broadway tryout of Mrs. Doubtfire! Find out more about that call on Backstage.com, and get advice for attending both EPAs as a non-Equity performer on ActorAesthetic.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me and The Secret Life of Bees!

BEETLEJUICE Opening Night Press, Voting Now Open for Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations, and more!

Check out all of the opening night photo and video coverage from Beetlejuice:

Voting to pick the nominees for this year’s Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards is now open! Go vote for your favorites from this season HERE.

Did you tune in to the final season premiere of “The Son” on AMC last night, featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)?

Tonight, Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) competed in the Divisional Finals on “World of Dance”!

Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) attended the Clubbed Thumb’s Gala earlier this week! Take a look at photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

The cast of Dear Evan Hansen recently celebrated the show’s 1000th performance, and BroadwayWorld.com was on hand!

Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess) and Caroline Basu (School of Rock) appear in the first season of “Ramy,” streaming on Hulu now!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Waitress, The Lion King, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, Frozen, and (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!













Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations Announced, Carly Gold on as Nunu Carney in THE FERRYMAN This Week, and more!

Congrats to Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, What the Constitution Means to Me, and All My Sons, which were all nominated for Outer Critics Circle Awards! Check out the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding New Broadway Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding New Broadway Play – What the Constitution Means to Me
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – All My Sons
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Sam Mendes for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Jack O’Brien for All My Sons
  • Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) – Rob Howell for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) – David Korins for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical) – Rob Howell for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical) – William Ivey Long for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Projection Design (Play or Musical) – Peter Nigrini for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Projection Design (Play or Musical) – Jeff Sugg for All My Sons
  • Outstanding Sound Design (Play or Musical) – John Gromada for All My Sons
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Benjamin Walker for All My Sons
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Fionnula Flanagan for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – Leslie Kritzer for Beetlejuice

This week, you can see understudy Carly Gold going on as Nunu Carney in The Ferryman through April 27th!

Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is off to the Divisonal Final on “World of Dance”! Watch her full routine here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Pain of My Belligerence, All My Sons, (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Photo Credit: Emilio Madrid-Kuser