Walter Russell III Hosting New “Paw”-cast Tomorrow, Music Video for Sophia Anne Caruso’s Single “Toys,” and more!

Walter Russell III (The Lion King) will stream another episode of his “Paw”-cast tomorrow, with special guest and fellow The Lion King tour kid Chance Smith!

Check out Sophia Anne Caruso’s (Beetlejuice, Blackbird, Lazarus, Runaways, The Nether, The Sound of Music Live, Ruthless!) new music video for her single “Toys”!

Here’s the piece that Off-Broadway alum Melody Munitz (Dream Street, A Little Princess) performed as part of The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals!

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






Ghostlight Concert and “Broadway Whodunit?” Tonight, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Benefit for Operation Backpack Tomorrow, and more!

The Ghostlight Concert, produced by Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984) to raise money for St. Jude’s Hospital and The Actors Fund’s COVID-19 relief efforts, took place earlier tonight with lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni! Watch HERE.

Also earlier tonight was “Broadway Whodunit?” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story, The Lion King), and more! Get more details HERE.

Tomorrow, join the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for a night of trivia to benefit Operation Backpack!

And check out this picture from the kids of The Lion King!

SHE LOVES ME Airs on PBS Tonight, Virtual Trivia Night with HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Kids Raising Money for Operation Backpack, and more!

The 2016 Broadway production of She Loves Me aired on PBS tonight!

Join the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for a virtual trivia night on August 2nd, to benefit Operation Backpack! Find out more on BroadwayServes.org.

Listen to the newest episode of “Take A Bow,” hosted by Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Pippin, Finding Neverland), featuring Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), now on Broadway Podcast Network!

You can also listen to the newest episode of “Little Me,” featuring Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story), also on Broadway Podcast Network!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has released a new single called “Tattoo”! Listen HERE.

Laurissa “Lala” Romain (South Pacific) is releasing new music on August 7th!

Finally, Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie) sat down with the Kravis Center to chat about her road to Broadway! Watch the interview below:

Joshua Turchin Takes Over YBAN Instagram Tomorrow In Honor of “The Perfect Fit” EP, Noelle Hogan in “Coffee House Live” Tonight, and more!

In honor of the arrival of the EP of his musical The Perfect Fit, Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) is taking over our Instagram account tomorrow, July 17th! Follow along @YoungBwayNews!

Noelle Hogan (Ladyship) is performing during “Coffee House Live” tonight at 8pm EST / 5pm PST on Alyson Isbrandtsen Talent’s Instagram Live!

You can win premium seats to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in 2021 by checking your voter registration!

In case you missed it, watch Brynn Williams (13, Bye Bye Birdie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) perform during New York Theatre Barn’s most recent New Works Series stream:

Here are the newest podcast episodes you can listen to:

And check out these pictures from the kids of Trevor and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!




“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!

“Mighty Oak” with Gianna Harris Out On Amazon Prime and Apple TV+, Brynn Williams Appearing in 3 Virtual Presentations, and more!

“Mighty Oak,” with Gianna Harris (School of Rock), arrived on Amazon Prime and Apple TV+ today! Stream it now!

Brynn Williams (13, Bye Bye Birdie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) took part in a virtual presentation of the musical Legendary earlier tonight, and will perform in Freedom Riders on July 10th, both as part of the Allen & Gray Musical Theater Festival, to raise money for BC/EFA and Broadway for Racial Justice! Get tickets on AllenAndGray.com.

Brynn will also be performing in an upcoming New Works Series stream from New York Theatre Barn on July 15th! Get more details on Playbill.com.

John Mulaney has announced that two “Sack Lunch Bunch” specials are heading to Comedy Central! Find out more on Variety.com.

Be sure to register for this week’s classes from Broadway Babysitters HERE!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Bedwetter and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!




Drama Desk Awards Postponed, Junah Jang and Patricia Patts Join ANNIE Q&A, and more!

The Drama Desk Awards, originally scheduled for tonight, have been postponed. We still wish the best of luck to all the nominees and will post here when a new date is announced! Read the full statement on DramaDeskAwards.com.

There have been two new additions to the list of panelists for the upcoming Annie Q&A hosted by Cabaret for a Cause: Junah Jang (2012 Revival) and Patricia Patts (Second National Tour)! The Q&A will be hosted on Cabaret for a Cause’s Facebook page on June 3rd at 6:30pm ET, and will raise money for The Actors Fund.

Today, Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) presented “Virtual Celebration!” to benefit the newly renamed Barbra Barth Feldman Performing Arts Center, in honor of his late mother. Get more information HERE.

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





HAIRSPRAY LIVE with Shahadi Wright Joseph Streaming This Weekend, 2018 “Another Opening, Another Debut” with Ayla Schwartz Streams, and more!

Hairspray Live, with Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King) as Little Inez, is streaming for 48 hours only this weekend! Get more details on how to watch on BroadwayWorld.com.

The 2018 concert of “Another Opening, Another Debut” streamed from 54 Below’s YouTube channel earlier tonight! The concert celebrated the Broadway debuts of the 2017-2018 season, including Ayla Schwartz (Frozen).

Also earlier today: another episode of “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) at this link! Here’s a clip from last week’s episode, where Jennifer Damiano chats about making her Broadway debut in the original Broadway production of Spring Awakening at 15 years old:

In addition, Walter Russell III (The Lion King) live-streamed a concert from his home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier today!

Watch Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter, Kris Kringle) read There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books!

Check out Broadway Babysitters’ schedule for this week:

And finally, check out this video from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Abigail Shapiro Cast in Season 2 of “Doom Patrol,” Sophia Anne Caruso Joins “The Liz Swados Project,” and more!

Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) has been cast in Season 2 of DC’s “Doom Patrol,” premiering June 25th at HBO Max!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice, Blackbird, Lazarus, The Nether, Runaways, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) will pay tribute to the late Elizabeth Swados as part of “The Liz Swados Project”! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Season 2 of “NOS4A2,” with Broadway alum Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), will premiere on June 21st! Here’s a behind-the-scenes look:

Stage versions of The Jungle Book and Bedknobs and Broomsticks are in the works! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Stars from Jagged Little Pill, “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist,” and more took part in today’s “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin) and Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) have launched a new podcast called “Take a Bow”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

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




“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!