Broadway and Off-Broadway Alumni in A SIMPLER TIME on Tomorrow’s “Plays In The House: Teen Edition,” Sami Bray Organizing Benefit for COVID-19 Relief and St. Jude’s, and more!

Tomorrow, six Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni will perform online in A Simpler Time as part of “Plays In The House: Teen Edition”! The lineup includes Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons), Adriana Braganza (The King and I), Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), Juli Rudetsky-Wesley (Unbroken Circle), Charlie Tassone (Frozen), and Jonah Verdon (Disaster!). Watch the livestream HERE tomorrow, also hosted by Juli Rudetsky-Wesley (Unbroken Circle)!

Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984) is organizing a concert to benefit both The Actors Fund’s COVID-19 relief resources and St. Jude’s Hospital! The concert will be held on August 2nd. More details to come!

Emily Zimmerman (The Bedwetter) will take part in a benefit concert for Chicago’s theaters on August 9th! Get more details on ChicagoPlays.com.

Congratulations to Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands), who has booked a new movie called “Mongoose,” coming to Amazon Prime in November!

Watch this virtual cover of “Castle on a Cloud” with the actors who portrayed Little Cosette in the most recent Broadway revival of Les Miserables!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Flying Over Sunset, The Lion King, and Caroline, Or Change!





SING STREET Live Streams to Raise Money for BC/EFA and The Mayor’s Fund, “Bad Education” with Madeleine Pace and Will Meyers Premieres on HBO, and more!

To close out our 10th anniversary celebration, we wanted to share the 2016 Tony Awards opening number! Remember to keep dreaming big and hoping for a brighter tomorrow through the difficult times. The future is yours!

Sing Street live-streamed a performance from their Facebook page today to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Mayor’s Fund!

“Bad Education,” with Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem) and Will Meyers (Generation Me), premiered on HBO over the weekend!

“The Assistant,” a new film with Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), is now streaming on Amazon and iTunes!

Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie) will guest star on “Love Life” on HBO Max, premiering May 27th!

Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen), Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Suri Marrero (Frozen, The Lion King), and lots more kids will take part in a virtual showcase with Kids of the Arts!

Danielle Ferland, who played Little Red Riding Hood in the original Broadway production of Into the Woods at age 16, stopped by “Stars In The House”!

Amanda Swickle (Tink!) live-streamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

And check out this video of Taylor Paige Henderson finding out she was cast in The Bedwetter!

“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!

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!




Andrew Barth Feldman to Depart DEAR EVAN HANSEN in January, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY to Move to the York Theatre Company, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman will play his final performance of Dear Evan Hansen on January 26th. Go see him before then if you can!

Forbidden Broadway will move to the York Theatre Company! Get more details HERE.

What the Constitution Means to Me and The Inheritance made Time’s Best Theater Performances of 2019 list, while Make Believe was included on The New York Times’s Best Theater of 2019 list!

Watch Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie) sing “Not for the Life of Me” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Here’s Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) singing “Suddenly Seymour” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Congrats to Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris), who appeared on a recent episode of the TV series “Tricked”!

Earlier this week, Presley Ryan performed “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway Under the Stars, a free event at The Shops at Columbus Circle!

YBAN has created a playlist of holiday songs from musicals like Elf and A Christmas Story, tracks from “Carols for a Cure” and “The Holiday Star Experience,” and singles/EPs released by the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway! We’ll be updating it throughout the season. Give a listen HERE!

“Sunny Side Up,” with Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), has arrived on Brat TV!

Congrats to Dayton Tavares (Billy Elliot), who has been cast in Magic Mike Live, which will open in Melbourne in May 2020 and then tour through Australia!

Here’s a sneak peek of Suri Marrero (Frozen) in “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”!

The Seattle run of Mrs. Doubtfire has extended through January 4th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Emerson Steele (Violet) is producing a show at 54 Below called “I Am Woman”! It will take place on February 23rd. Get tickets HERE!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) is on the cover of Visual Tales Magazine!

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The newest episode of the podcast “Little Known Facts” features Ella Rubin (The Rose Tattoo)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s a peek at “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” with alum Jenna Weir (Frozen), coming to Amazon Prime on December 6th and PBS Kids on December 7th!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) sang the National Anthem for a recent Knicks game over the weekend!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, A Christmas Carol, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!






THE FERRYMAN and HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD on Entertainment Weekly’s 10 Best Stage Shows of 2018, “Buttons” with Alivia Clark Screens Tonight, and more!

The Ferryman and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are part of Entertainment Weekly’s 10 Best Stage Shows of 2018! Check out the full list on EW.com.

Tonight, catch Alivia Clark (Dream Street, Little Miss Sunshine) in “Buttons,” screening in select movie theaters! Get tickets HERE.

Kids from Matilda, Annie, and more are performing in the Pillows for Paws holiday party with Cabaret for a Cause at Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church today!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Frozen, and School of Rock!






Levi Buksbazen’s Birthday, Updated Lineup for CABARET FOR A CAUSE’s Pillows for Paws Event, and more!

Happy birthday to Levi Buksbazen (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Levi!

The updated lineup for Cabaret for a Cause‘s upcoming event with Pillows for Paws includes Chloe Bryan (School of Rock), Isabelle Gottfried, Kayla Tori, and Amanda Swickle (Tink!)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, What the Constitution Means to Me, and The Ferryman!















Fabi Aguirre Joins AcaPop, Ryan Sell to Appear on Season 4 of “House of Cards,” and more!

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Congratulations to Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), who is joining AcaPop, a brand new a cappella group created by Pentatonix band member Scott Hoying and comprised entirely of kids!

Look for Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) in Season 4 of “House of Cards,” in an episode called “Chapter 66”!

Check out “Trolls: The Beat Goes On!” on Netflix, where you can hear Kyla Carter (Number the Stars) voicing the character of CJ Suki!

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INTRODUCING MY CHARACTER CJ SUKI! ⭐️ I am DJ Suki’s favorite niece! ⭐️ FINALLY, after waiting over a year you all can meet her today and hear me sing an original pop song in Season 4, “DJ Suki’s Got Talent!” I love her freckles and belly button rhinestone! 💚 . ⭐️Stay tuned to see lots of new episodes with CJ! Join the party on Netflix! New episodes of #dreamworkstrolls : The Beat Goes On! are now streaming! . #Trollsthebeatgoeson #dreamworks #dreamworkstrolls #cjsuki #djsuki #auntdj #dj #youhavealwaysbeenmyhero #myhero #itsallbecauseofyou #netflix #recurringgueststar #voiceoverartist #trollsthebeatgieaonseason4 #trollsthebeatgoesonfanart #dreamworksanimation #newepisodes #newseason #nowstreaming #trollsdreamworks #kylacarter #voiceactor #popsinger #professionalsinger #childactor #animatedseries @bonshumobloom @trolls @dreamworksanimation @trollsthebeatgoeson @kidsontourofficial @youngbwaynews

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If you listen closely while seeing Disney’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,” you can hear the voices of Broadway and tour kids and alumni Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), Landon Maas (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour), Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), and Brooklyn Shuck (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Tuck Everlasting, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, Frozen, The Lion King, Waitress, and more, including photos from the recent Broadway Serves event!











CABARET FOR A CAUSE Videos, Alumni to Appear on Upcoming Episodes of “Sesame Street,” and more!

We now have more videos from Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) performing “Lifeboat”:

Check out Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) singing “Hold Me Now” and accompanying herself on guitar:

Several of our alumni are slated to guest star on two different episodes of “Sesame Street”! One of them will feature Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Eduardo Hernandez (Really Rosie, On Your Feet), and Tori Feinstein (Matilda), along with tour kid Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour). The other will feature Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) and Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock). Find out more below!

A holiday edition of Anastasia‘s Broadway.com vlog “Royal Misfits” is up on YouTube now! Watch below:

“The Son,” with alum Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), will return in June 2018! Get more details:

“The Punisher,” with Ripley Sobo (Matilda, Once), will return for a second season!

Abigail Dylan Harrison (A Christmas Story Live, Ruthless!) has booked a voiceover gig! Here she is in the studio:

Also, Abbey was spotlighted on LoHud.com recently! Check out the article HERE.

A Christmas Story Live kids Hayley Shukiar and Marcello Silva are from the same town, and their town’s newspaper, the Thousand Oaks Acorn, featured them! Read the article on TOAcorn.com.

Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) spoke about “The Greatest Showman” with MyTwinTiers.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Story Live, Cabaret for a Cause, Frozen, School of Rock, and the original Broadway cast of A Christmas Story!

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Jaden Waldman’s Birthday, Golden Globe Nominations, and more!

Happy birthday to Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! We hope you had a great day, Jaden!

The Golden Globes nominations came out today! Congratulations to “The Greatest Showman,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Emerson Tate Alexander (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Sawyer Niehaus (Fun Home), Rocco Wu (The King and I), and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda); “Stranger Things,” featuring Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert); “The Post,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); “This Is Us” and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” both featuring Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King); and “Big Little Lies,” featuring Iain Armitage. Check out the full list of nominations on CNN.com!

Watch Laurel Griggs (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Once) and Violet Tinnirello (Chasing Rainbows workshop) on last weekend’s “Saturday Night Live”!

Check out the trailer for “The Post,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street)!

Also, here’s a sneak peek at “The Greatest Showman,” also featuring Austyn!

This makes me super excited!!! #thegreatestshowman

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Have you downloaded the Broadway Star Project holiday album yet? It features alumni Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Madeleine Pace (Once), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Merin McCallum (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Blake Devin Sheridan (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King). Find out more:

Tonight is Cabaret for a Cause in New York City, with kids from Waitress, Fun Home, and more! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Story Live, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Anastasia, and Once On This Island!

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