Bryan Holden Chan’s Birthday, Young Broadway/Kids On Tour 2020 Graduation Concert, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Bryan Holden Chan (The Lion King), who turned 12 last Saturday! We hope you had a great day, Bryan!

Special announcement! Young Broadway Actor News and Kids On Tour are producing a cabaret full of members of the Class of 2020 who are also Broadway, Off-Broadway, and tour alumni! Join us on June 19th at 5pm PST/8pm EST on our YouTube page. This is to benefit Feeding America and Brown Girls Do Ballet.

In addition to young performers from your favorite shows, we also want to include YOU – the fans! If you are graduating from high school or college this year, please DM us a selfie (preferably in your cap and gown, but no worries if not!) and tell us your name, where you’re graduating from, and where you’re heading next. Deadline for this is June 12th. We’ve had this in the works for a bit and we can’t wait to finally celebrate with all of you!

The Drama Desk Awards have been rescheduled for June 13th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Congratulations to Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands), who has been cast in Fall Risk: The Musical, streaming live on YouTube on June 20th! Get more information HERE.

The “Sesame Street” special “When You Wish Upon A Pickle,” with Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), is now streaming on Apple TV+ and Amazon Prime with an HBO GO or HBO Max account! Watch HERE.

Watch the cast of the York Theatre Company’s 2016 production of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown reunite over Zoom!

Ally Veloudis is auctioning off Fun Home memorabilia to benefit the Louisville Community Bail Fund! Get more details:

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Donation Charity Auction! ⁣ ⁣ Hi friends! ⁣ ⁣ I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about all the ways I can actively help support the BLM movement. I’ve decided to hold a charity auction with some of my Broadway Collectors merchandise to raise money for the Louisville Community Bail Fund. Each week I will continue to post different merchandise and items I’ve collected over the years in support of a different charity. I know I have a ton of friends who would love the chance at these amazing items while being able to support such an important cause. So please bid, tag your friends, and let’s do everything we can as a Broadway Community to help support this movement. ⁣ ⁣ First up I’ve decided on this Fun Home lot, perfect for any Broadway fan or collector! ⁣ ⁣ Included: Original sealed Opening Night Playbill, Playbill and Poster both signed by Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Beth Malone, Emily Skeggs, and other cast members. Fun Home Broadway T-shirt (size Adult Small) and Fun Home Lights of Broadway trading cards. ⁣ ⁣ 100% of your bid will be directly donated to the Louisville Community Bail Fund and matched dollar for dollar by Lexington Fertility Center. ⁣ ⁣ Starting bid: $50⁣ Bids must be made in whole dollar amounts. ⁣ Soft end date: Wednesday, June 10th at 8pm est.⁣ ⁣ There must be no new bids for 5 minutes before auction can end. ⁣ ⁣ Place your bid in the comments and tag the person you are outbidding. ⁣ ⁣ Payment can be sent through PayPal or Venmo. Your donation plus matched payment receipt will be emailed after. #funhome #charityauction @funhomemusical #broadway ⁣

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




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!




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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A BRONX TALE Kids to Perform in Gypsy of the Year, Updated CABARET FOR A CAUSE Lineup, and more!

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The boys of A Bronx Tale will appear during Gypsy of the Year! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out the updated lineup for the 8:30pm Cabaret for a Cause event on December 11th!

Ellie Kim will perform as Shonelle in School of Rock from December 8th-10th, and as Marcy on December 23rd! Get more information:

Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars, Dream Street) appeared on tonight’s “Mysteries at the Museum” at 9pm on the Travel Channel!

Be on the lookout for Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon) in a commercial for Play-Doh Kitchen Creations! You can watch it below or on iSpot.tv.

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) joins the New York City stop of Mariah Carey’s Christmas tour as one of her dancers! Get more details:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, A Christmas Story Live, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, and The Lion King!

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YBAN Interviews Christopher Paul Richards, Devin Trey Campbell Sets KINKY BOOTS Departure Date, and more!

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YBAN’s Lindsay talked to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) ahead of tonight’s premiere of his new CBS show “Me, Myself & I” and the release of his new film “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women”! Read the interview HERE.

Devin Trey Campbell will depart Kinky Boots on October 22nd! Go see him before then if you can!

Here’s Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) singing “What It Means To Be A Friend” from 13 at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Kinky Boots, and A Bronx Tale!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos and Broadway Flea Market Information, Ciela Elliott Joins OCCUPIED TERRITORIES, and more!

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Cabaret for a Cause will be on 45th Street in front of the Imperial Theater during Broadway Flea Market!

Also, check out all these videos from Cabaret for a Cause‘s event this week:

Emerson Steele (Violet) singing “Being Alive”:

Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Peace, Love and Cupcakes) singing “Reviewing the Situation”:

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) singing “Gimme Gimme”:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found”:

Congratulations to Ciela Elliott, who has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Occupied Territories! The show is set to run from October 20th to November 5th at 59E59.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory now has a new block of tickets available through September 2018! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for We Have A Voice, with lots of kids and teens from Broadway shows, are still on sale! Find out more:

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has a brand new single! Get it on iTunes now.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Frozen, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Casting Notice, Feature on New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is seeking boys around age 10! Check out the casting notice below:

Get to know some of the new faces at School of Rock in a feature on BroadwayBox.com!

Cabaret for a Cause will no longer perform at 92Y Street Fest on October 1st, but will perform at another location TBA. Stay tuned for more information!

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) has booked a recurring role on a TV series! Congrats, Christopher! More details to come.

Can't wait to share the news!! #actor #tvshows #hardworkpaysoff #justyouwait 🎥🎥🎥✨

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Catch 1984 before its limited run concludes on October 8th!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, A Bronx Tale, and School of Rock!

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Sophia Gennusa and Madilyn Jaz Morrow To Sing On The Intrepid, CABARET FOR A CAUSE Schedule Update, and more!

Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda) and Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) will sing on the Intrepid on September 11th. More details to come!

Update on Cabaret for a Cause‘s performance at 92Y Street Fest: they will take the stage from 4-5pm on October 1st!

“Stranger Things,” with alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), will return for a third season! Get more details on Variety.com.

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) appears in the latest episode of “Sugar, Butter, Betsy”! Watch below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Frozen, Waitress, Miss Saigon, and School of Rock!

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RUTHLESS! Cast Album Out, Meliki Hurd in Foot Locker Commercial, and more!

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The Ruthless! cast album is here! Get it on iTunes:

Be on the lookout for Meliki Hurd (Matilda) in a new Foot Locker commercial!

Some of the kids of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown spread holiday cheer all across Broadway! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

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

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FALSETTOS to Air on PBS, Shahadi Wright Joseph on Radio Disney Today, and more!

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ShowTickets.com now has discounted tickets to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Check out the banner to the right for more info!

Falsettos has announced that it will air on PBS; the air date is TBA. Find out more on TheaterMania.com!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) was on Radio Disney today at 4pm PST/7pm EST! Find out more:

Tonight, Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE) will appear on “Joe’s Pub Presents: A Holiday Special” at 10pm on IFC! Get more details on IndieWire.com.

Lots of Broadway kids got together for the annual coat drive–check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com!

Waitress, She Loves Me, Blackbird, the Encores production of Sunday in the Park with George, and The Crucible are all listed among the top New York theatre of 2016 according to Deadline.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Matilda, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, On Your Feet, and Waitress!

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