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!




Video of Lulu Reunion at WAITRESS, Pictures from RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and WAITRESS!

The past and present Lulus of Waitress reunited for a special video!

And here are pictures from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, A Christmas Carol, and Waitress!







Zoe Glick Cast in UNKNOWN SOLDIER at Playwrights Horizons, Best Broadway Plays and Musicals of the Decade Lists from TheaterMania, and more!

Zoe Glick (Frozen) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons! Read the full cast announcement HERE.

Congrats to Waitress, Once, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway musicals of the decade list; and to What the Constitution Means to Me, The Ferryman, and The Inheritance, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway plays of the decade list!

Also, congratulations to Kinky Boots and The Lion King, which are both among the highest-grossing Broadway shows of the decade! Check out the full list on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sing Street, A Christmas Carol, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress, as well as Young Broadway Actor News’ Top 9 Instagram posts of 2019!









“David Makes Man” with Nathaniel McIntyre and Teshi Thomas Renewed for Second Season, Broadway Star Project’s Holiday Playlist Tomorrow, and more!

“David Makes Man,” with Nathaniel McIntyre (The Lion King) and Teshi Thomas (The Lion King), has been renewed for a second season! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Get your tickets to see lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni in Broadway Star Project’s Holiday Playlist concert tomorrow!

Eila Francis (Dream Street) has been cast as Ti Moune in Once On This Island Jr. at JCC MetroWest in West Orange, NJ! Get more details HERE.

Get in the holiday spirit with the cast of Dear Evan Hansen on Playbill.com!

“Regulation,” a new short film with Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), is now streaming on Dust and YouTube! Watch it below:

Broadway alum Julian Silva (The Lion King) has booked another commercial!

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Thank you @ddokids. This secret spot booking is a big one. The best team ever, @ddoartists @aprilbakertalentmanager @stagecoachentertainment. Thank you all for your hard work. . . #Repost @ddokids with @get_repost ・・・ Congrats to what might be our final round of commercial bookers for 2019 (but who knows, we still have a few days left!) 📆 . Fiona & Enzo booked an internet spot 💻 Julian booked a secret spot 🤫 Cece booked an insurance spot 🏡 Areli, Emjay & Ali all booked car spots 🚘 and Ali also booked a home improvement spot 🔨 . Thank you for an incredible year! We already have some bookings for 2020 that we’re excited to announce 🎬🎉 • • #ddokids #thatssoddo #ddomg #ddo #ddoartists #commercial #print #models #actor #kidactor #network #booking #tv #film #setlife #actorlife #proudagents #hollywood #la #nyc #chicago @kidsontourofficial @youngbwaynews @younghollywood

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And here are pictures from the kids of Waitress!




THE UNDERLYING CHRIS Closes, BETRAYAL and THE INHERITANCE Among The Hollywood Reporter’s “Best New York Theater of 2019,” and more!

Happy Trails to the company of The Underlying Chris! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Betrayal and The Inheritance are among The Hollywood Reporter’s Best New York Theater of 2019!

“Zombies 2,” with Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE) and Milo Manheim (Generation Me), will arrive on Disney Channel on February 14, 2020! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out these videos from “Switched” at 54 Below!

Here’s a sneak peek at “Little Fires Everywhere,” with Lexi Underwood (The Lion King)!

Waitress hosted a reunion this week for the past and present Lulus!

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






DEAR EVAN HANSEN Panel with Andrew Barth Feldman Coming to New York Comic Con, Unaired Video of GiaNina Paolantonio’s “Dance Moms” Solo, and more!

A Dear Evan Hansen panel with Andrew Barth Feldman will take place at New York Comic Con! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s GiaNina Paolantonio‘s (Matilda) unaired “Dance Moms” solo, “Big Shot”!

And here are pictures and videos from the most recent (YOUNG) cabaret and the kids of Frozen and The Rose Tattoo!





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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Good Morning Ballet!💖👯‍♂️

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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!












THE NET WILL APPEAR, THE JUNGLE, and CHRISTMAS IN HELL Begin Performances, “You” with Luca Padovan to Move to Netflix for Second Season, and more!

The Net Will Appear began performances today, and The Jungle and Christmas in Hell both started previews yesterday! Congratulations, everyone!

“You,” featuring alum Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies), has been picked up for a second season and is moving from Lifetime to Netflix! Find out more on IndieWire.com.

Check out these highlights from Matthew Jost‘s takeover of the School of Rock Instagram!

The Ferryman, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child landed on The New York Times’ Best of Theater 2018 list! Check it out at NYTimes.com.

You can see Avey Noble (Frankenstein, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) in The Will Rogers Follies at Rider University in May 2019! Get tickets HERE.

The Lion King and Dear Evan Hansen were among the top fundraising shows for this year’s Red Bucket Follies! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

School of Rock released an anti-bullying PSA in partnership with Stomp Out Bullying. Watch below or on BroadwayWorld.com:

Simone Vysnovsky (Dream Street) guest starred on last week’s episode of “God Friended Me”!

Congratulations to alumni Danielle Becht (Dream Street), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), and Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), who performed with Broadway Youth Ensemble last weekend at Carnegie Hall!

You can see Athan Sporek (Les Miserables, A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea) in The Nutcracker with the New York City Ballet now through December 30th! Check out a feature on him on NYTimes.com.

“I’ll Be Next Door for Christmas,” with Juliette Allen Angelo (Billy Elliot, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Mary Poppins), is now available for digital download!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Hard Problem, Anastasia, What the Constitution Means to Me, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, Frozen, Waitress, Christmas in Hell, and (YOUNG)!




















Happy Hanukkah from Young Broadway, Sophie Knapp to Perform in “Roots of Steel” Concert, and more!

Have a wonderful first night of Hanukkah, from all of us at Young Broadway Actor News!

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) will perform alongside her sister in Pittsburgh in the “Roots of Steel” concert on December 27th to benefit victims of the Tree of Life shooting. Get more information HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Hard Problem, The Lion King, School of Rock, Waitress, The Ferryman, Frozen, Anastasia, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!















Andrew Barth Feldman to Perform at BroadwayCon, Meet-and-Greet Photos from CHRISTMAS IN HELL, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will perform at BroadwayCon! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Take a look at photos from the initial meet-and-greet at Christmas in Hell on BroadwayWorld.com!

Check out photo coverage from June Squibb’s opening night at Waitress on BroadwayWorld.com; in addition, Andrew Barth Feldman was on hand for the performance! Take a look at more photos on Broadway.com.

Be sure to get your copy of Carols for a Cure! Find out more on Playbill.com!

Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) has joined the upcoming film “El Tonto” alongside Jason Sudeiks, John Malkovich, and more! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) will return to TBS’s “Search Party”! More details to come.

Congratulations to Milo Manheim (Generation Me) for landing in second place in the finals of “Dancing with the Stars”! Check out his freestyle here:

Once On This Island is now offering rush tickets! Get more details here:

Congrats to Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), who appeared on the HBO “Sesame Street” special “When You Wish Upon A Pickle” earlier this month!

Sawyer Nunes (Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda) has a new single out called “D.O.N.T.”! Now available on all platforms!

And here are videos from the kids of Happy Birthday, Wanda June, The Ferryman, and We Have A Voice 2!