Anti-Racist Resources for Martin Luther King Jr. Day; WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, “This Is Us,” “Bad Education,” and “The Plot Against America” Nominated for Critics Choice Awards; and more!

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! We encourage you all to enjoy a book, movie, article, and more from our list of anti-racist resources today in remembrance of his work and the civil rights movement. We’ve compiled resources for all ages, from newborn through adults, available HERE!

What the Constitution Means to Me, “This Is Us,” “Bad Education,” and “The Plot Against America,” all featuring Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni, have been nominated for Critics Choice Awards! Check out the full list of nominations on Deadline.com.

  • Best Drama Series – “This Is Us”
  • Best Actor in a Drama Series – Sterling K. Brown for “This Is Us”
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Justin Hartley for “This Is Us”
  • Best Limited Series – “The Plot Against America”
  • Best Movie Made for Television – “Bad Education”
  • Best Movie Made for Television – What the Constitution Means to Me
  • Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television – Morgan Spector for “The Plot Against America”
  • Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television – John Turturro for “The Plot Against America”
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television – Winona Ryder for “The Plot Against America”

Tomorrow, enjoy a special Q&A with Broadway alum and “Jingle Jangle” star Madalen Mills (School of Rock), courtesy of A Class Act NY!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King!




Benefit Reading of SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY, Hanukkah-Themed “Broadway Whodunit?,” and Broadway Star Project’s Holiday Special Happening Tomorrow, and more!

Tomorrow, tune in to the livestreamed benefit reading of School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play, featuring Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) and happening at 3pm EST! Get more information HERE.

Also happening tomorrow is a special Hanukkah-themed edition of “Broadway Whodunit?,” created by Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! Get tickets HERE for the event at 6pm EST.

Finally, tomorrow at 7pm EST, get your tickets for The Broadway Star Project’s Holiday Special! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Disney Channel’s “Sulphur Springs,” starring Kyliegh Curran (The Lion King), will premiere on January 15, 2021! Get more details on ETOnline.com.

Lastly, here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Lauren Elder and Caroline Basu (School of Rock)!

“This Is Us,” “Bad Education,” “Stranger Things,” and “Godfather of Harlem” Win Emmy Awards; Vote for Kathryn Zimmer in BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage: Dance Edition; and more!

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“This Is Us,” “Bad Education,” “Stranger Things,” and “Godfather of Harlem” – all featuring young Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni – received Emmy Awards this week! Congratulations! Get the full list of winners HERE.

Voting is now open for the next round of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage: Dance Edition! Cast your votes for Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda) on BroadwayWorld.com.

Serena Parrish (Not Even The Good Things) has launched a brand new podcast called “Take 5: Where Broadway Makes the List”! Listen to the debut episode on Spotify.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) is bringing back “Broadway Jackbox” on October 2nd!

Finally, check out this cover of “Thank You For The Music” from Luke Naphat (Trevor)!

“John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch,” “Little Fires Everywhere,” and More Nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards; New Episode of “The Early Night Show”; and more!

Lots of TV shows, specials, and movies featuring Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni were nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards this morning! Nominees featuring our alumni included “John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch,” “Little Fires Everywhere,” and more; check out the full list of nominations at Emmys.com.

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock), Parker Weathersbee, and Aubee Billie!

Here’s Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) performing during Rising Talent Magazine’s concert for The Actors Fund!

And here are pictures from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Flying Over Sunset, and The Lion King!






“Showbiz Kids” Documentary with Demi Singleton Premieres on HBO, Tickets On Sale for Kids of the Arts’ PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES, and more!

Demi Singleton (School of Rock, The Lion King) appears in the new documentary “Showbiz Kids,” which premiered tonight on HBO! It streams on HBO Max beginning tomorrow.

Tickets are now on sale for Kids of the Arts’ production of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, with lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni in the cast and creative team! For more information about the multiple casts, and to purchase tickets, click HERE.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) took part in Broadway Podcast Network’s “E-Ticket To Broadway” stream tonight! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Mia Williamson (Once On This Island) is taking part in “Project Sing Out” on July 20th!

Here’s a new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Alexa Lasanta, Emerson Steele (Violet), Arianna Pereira, and Rising Starz!

And here are videos from the kids of The Bedwetter, Tina, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Young Broadway’s 10th Anniversary Virtual Concert Streams on YouTube, New Episode of Joshua Turchin’s “The Early Night Show,” and more!

Tonight, we are celebrating 10 years online with a benefit concert for The Actors Fund! There is an incredible lineup of performers, and their performances in the concert earlier tonight are already available on our YouTube channel. Watch HERE, and be sure to donate to The Actors Fund and Actors’ Equity’s Curtain Up Fund HERE, or on Facebook!

We’re also reflecting on 2020 so far and what’s to come, including Mrs. Doubtfire, Sing Street, Caroline, Or Change, and Trevor!

The newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) is now available on BroadwayWorld.com, featuring Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Christian Harmston, and Alex Vacchiano!

Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen) live-streamed a concert on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sing Street and Flying Over Sunset!




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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YBAN at THE LION KING, “Songs for the World” Benefits the Brazil Foundation Tonight, and more!

YBAN founder Lindsay saw The Lion King earlier this week, with Layla Capers as Young Nala and Bryan Holden Chan as Young Simba, and they were fantastic! Huge thanks for the backstage tour!

Tonight, “Songs for the World” will benefit the Brazil Foundation at 54 Below, with kids from School of Rock, Once, and more! Get more details HERE.

Before his final performance in Dear Evan Hansen, Andrew Barth Feldman made one last vlog! Watch it below and check out photos from Andrew’s final bow on BroadwayWorld.com.

Coming up this spring, Andrew Barth Feldman will honor the life of his mother (who passed away last August) on May 31st with a special concert. Get more details on Playbill.com.

Check out pictures of Sing Street and Mrs. Doubtfire performing at BroadwayCon’s First Look concert on BroadwayWorld.com!

Suri Chen (Miss Saigon) modeled for The Children’s Place!

Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies, Marvin’s Room) guest-starred on a recent episode of “The Magicians” on SyFy!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Forbidden Broadway, Sing Street, Dear Evan Hansen, Beetlejuice, Medea, The Lion King, and more, including lots of photos from BroadwayCon!







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!





YBAN at FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, SING STREET and MRS. DOUBTFIRE Perform in BroadwayCon First Look Concert, and more!

YBAN founder Lindsay saw Forbidden Broadway with Joshua Turchin last night, and even met up with Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) at the show as well! Thank you for a great night out, and get your tickets to see the show soon; last night’s performance was sold out!

Check out these videos of the casts of Sing Street and Mrs. Doubtfire performing at BroadwayCon’s First Look concert!

Also today, did you catch the Broadway Star Project booth at BroadwayCon or check out Ella Dane Morgan’s (Waitress) takeover of our Instagram account?

Andrew Barth Feldman reflected on his year with Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway.com!

Acapop! KIDS, with Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King), released a Kelly Clarkson medley!

And check out this picture from Forbidden Broadway!