Congratulations to If I Forget and Anastasia, which both won Outer Critics Circle Awards! If I Forget won for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play and Anastasia won for Outstanding Projection Design. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!
Congrats to alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), whose show “Stranger Things” won Show of the Year at the MTV Movie & TV Awards!
Lots of our featured shows and kids have been nominated for Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Here they are:
Favorite New Musical: Amelie, Anastasia
Favorite Musical Revival: Falsettos, Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George
Favorite Long-Running Show: Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Waitress
Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical: Christian Borle for Falsettos, Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George
Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical: Christy Altomare for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford for Sunday in the Park with George, Phillipa Soo for Amelie
Favorite Featured Actor in a Musical: Ramin Karimloo for Anastasia, Derek Klena for Anastasia, Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
Favorite Featured Actress in a Musical: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
Favorite Funny Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos, John Bolton for Anastasia, Christian Borle for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Favorite Diva Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
Favorite Onstage Pair: Christy Altomare and Derek Klena for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George, Christian Borle and Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male): Jon Jon Briones for Miss Saigon; Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, and Ryan Sell for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Anthony Rosenthal for Falsettos
Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female): Savvy Crawford for Amelie, Eva Noblezada for Miss Saigon
Favorite Replacement (Male): Todrick Hall for Kinky Boots
Favorite Replacement (Female): Sara Bareilles for Waitress, Jenna Ushkowitz for Waitress
Favorite Tour: Fun Home, currently starring alum Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess)
Congrats to Jake, Ryan, Ryan, Anthony, Savvy, Ali, and all the kids in these shows! Get more details about the nominations on Broadway.com.
Check out Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars) performing “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” at Tunes in Times Square!
Here’s Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), and Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock) performing “Don’t Do Sadness/Blue Wind” from Spring Awakening at Tunes in Times Square!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, A Bronx Tale, Once, On Your Feet, The Lion King, The King and I, Anastasia, and Waitress, including many from Tunes in Times Square!
Bailey Ryon (Matilda) will teach a workshop in New Jersey! Get more details HERE.
Tonight at 8pm was the return of “The Americans,” featuring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot)! Check out the trailer for Season 5:
Hudson Loverro spoke to Pix11 about A Bronx Tale! Check out the interview on Pix11.com. Also, the cast album of A Bronx Tale will be released digitally on March 24th! Get more information on Playbill.com.
Jasper Newell has joined the cast of Samara, opening at Soho Rep in April! Get more details on SohoRep.org.
Vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and “Stranger Things” in the Shorty Awards HERE!
Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) has booked a Christmas movie! Here she is on set:
A post shared by Ella Dane Morgan (@ella_dane_) on
Watch Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) return to “Saturday Night Live” in this sketch!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Everybody, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Amelie, Anastasia, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, Kinky Boots, BroadwayCon, Kids’ Night On Broadway, and Matildapalooza!
Here’s a hint about our next alumni interviewee: they switched their mode of transportation from scooter to unicorn! Any guesses? Only one more day until the interview is released!
Get a sneak peek at the cast of Anastasia in rehearsals on Broadway.com! Also, check out photo coverage from the show’s press event yesterday, also on Broadway.com.
Playbill takes you behind the scenes at School of Rock via Snapchat! Find out more HERE.
Professional Performing Arts School’s upcoming Mainstage production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying features lots of talented teens, including some of our alumni! The show runs March 29th to April 1st at Park West Theater in New York City. Be sure to check out the Dear Evan Hansen prize pack that you can win, including tickets, a backstage tour, and more! YBAN and KOT alumni in the cast include Madison Mullahey (Shrek tour, Mary Poppins tour), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Drew Minard (Billy Elliot tour), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), Christian Dell’Edera (A Christmas Story tour), Brionna Trilling (Billy Elliot tour), Christina Jimenez (Runaways), and Maxwell Cabral (Runaways). Get more details about the show on PPASMainstage.com or in the Facebook post below:
Here’s the full video of the Annie segment from Inside Edition!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock and On Your Feet!
Welcome to Young Broadway Actor News! We are the leading news website for Broadway and Off-Broadway kids and teens under 18. Come back and visit soon!
Wanna know how to contribute to the blog? Find out more here!
This website cannot be reproduced without permission from the webmaster. No copyright infringement is ever intended. This is a 100% fansite and has no connection with these young actors, their families, or their managements. If you have a problem with anything on this website, please contact us before taking any further action.