Antonyo Awards Stream Tonight, PETER PAN LIVE and Lincoln Center’s ACT ONE Stream Beginning This Weekend, and more!

Good luck to all those nominated for Antonyo Awards tonight!

Beginning at 2pm EST (earlier today), Peter Pan Live is available to stream for the next 48 hours! Watch HERE.

Also beginning earlier today, through July 3rd, you can stream Lincoln Center’s Broadway production of Act One with Matthew Schechter! Get more details and watch now on LincolnCenter.org.

Also streaming now is our graduation concert to celebrate the Class of 2020, featuring performances by alumni from Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Evita, and more, all graduating from high school or college this year! Please watch and donate to Feeding America and Brown Girls Do Ballet via the links in the YouTube description, then let us know so we can give you a shoutout on our social media! Watch HERE. (Please note that one song in the concert contains some adult language.)

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Amanda Swickle (Tink!) both made it into the Top 5 of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage competition!

Here’s your first look at “Upside Down Magic,” a new Disney Channel movie premiering July 31st and featuring Elie Samouhi (A Christmas Story Live)!

Listen to the newest episodes of these podcasts:

Finally, in case you missed it, here’s the recent Annie Q&A hosted by Cabaret for a Cause!

Last Day of Voting for Antonyo Awards, “The King of Staten Island” with Jaden Jordan Out On-Demand Now, and more!

Today is your last day to vote for the inaugural Antonyo Awards, honoring artists in the Black community both on Broadway and Off-Broadway! Vote on BroadwayBlack.com.

“The King of Staten Island,” with alum Jaden Jordan (The Lion King), is out now on-demand! (Note: This movie is rated R.)

Calling all fans who are currently high school or college seniors! Today is your last day to be part of our upcoming cabaret! Please DM us a selfie (in a cap and gown if you have one, but no worries if not) along with your name, where you’re graduating from and any future plans you have. We have a cast announcement coming up on Monday so stay tuned!

Congratulations to Amanda Swickle (Tink!), who made the Top 10 of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage competition, and to Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who was saved by the judges and so is also still in the running!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Courtney Mormino, and Alexa Lasanta!

Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June) sang a Disney song in a virtual performance on Spotlight Theatre SI’s Facebook page tonight!

And finally, here’s the trailer for the new season of “Doom Patrol” with Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas)!

TINA, THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES, and More Nominated for Antonyo Awards; Young Broadway’s List of Anti-Racism Resources, and more!

Congratulations to the following nominees from our featured shows, kids, or alumni in the inaugural Antonyo Awards, and to all others nominated as well! The Antonyo Awards are a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community and will take place at 7:00pm EST on June 19, 2020, also known as Juneteenth, a holiday which commemorates the end of slavery in America. Get more details, including the full list of nominations, on BroadwayWorld.com!

  • Best Featured Actor in a Play on Broadway – Jordan Barbour for The Inheritance
  • Best Featured Actor in a Musical Off-Broadway – Saycon Sengbloh for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Best Director – Whitney White for Our Dear Dead Drug Lord
  • Best Director – Lileana Blain-Cruz for Anatomy of a Suicide
  • Best Sound – Rucyl Frison for Anatomy of a Suicide
  • Best Orchestrations – The Secret Life of Bees
  • Best Orchestrations – Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Best Original Score – The Secret Life of Bees
  • Best Book – Lynn Nottage for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Best Book – Katori Hall for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Best Actor in a Play on Broadway – LaChanze for A Christmas Carol
  • Best Actor in a Musical Off-Broadway – LaChanze for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Best Actor in a Musical on Broadway – Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) for West Side Story
  • Best Revival – West Side Story (starring alum Shereen Pimentel)
  • Best Musical – The Secret Life of Bees
  • Best Musical – Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

We’ve compiled a list of 300+ resources (books, articles, movies, TV, documentaries, musicals, plays, and mental health/self-care resources) organized by age group for parents, kids, teens, and families to begin conversations surrounding race and to add more stories with Black characters to their libraries. Read it HERE!

Because of Winn Dixie might be coming to Broadway! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Alumni from Fun Home took part in a panel on Cabaret for a Cause’s Facebook page earlier today to benefit The Actors Fund!

Atticus Ware (Flying Over Sunset) took part in Theatre Charlotte’s recent Quarantine the Musical!

And here are pictures from the kids of Trevor, Caroline, Or Change, and The Lion King!




Happy Belated Birthday to Alyssa Emily Marvin, Broadway Productions and TREVOR On Pause Through September 6, and more

Happy belated birthday to Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Alyssa!

Broadway productions are now offering refunds and exchanges for performances through September 6th, 2020. The Off-Broadway production of Trevor will also continue its pause through September 6th. An exact return date is TBA.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will perform in a reading of the play I And You by Lauren Gunderson on “Stars In The House” this weekend! Get more details on Broadway.com.

See below for a list of our featured shows that were Outer Critics Circle Award honorees! And check out the full list on Playbill.com.

  • Outstanding New Broadway Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
  • Outstanding New Broadway Musical – Tina: The Tina Turner Musical with a book by Katori Hall, with Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins
  • Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play – Make Believe by Bess Wohl
  • Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical – The Secret Life of Bees with a book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, and lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd
  • John Gassner Award – Our Dear Dead Drug Lord by Alexis Scheer
  • Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – Lynn Nottage for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – Susan Birkenhead and Duncan Sheik for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Stephen Daldry for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Choreographer – Anthony Van Laast for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Outstanding Orchestrations – Christopher Nightingale for A Christmas Carol
  • Outstanding Orchestrations – Duncan Sheik and John Clancy for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Actor in a Play – Tom Hiddleston for Betrayal
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – John Benjamin Hickey for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Samuel H. Levine for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Lois Smith for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Adrienne Warren for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical – Gus Halper for Sing Street
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical – Daniel J. Watts for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – Eisa Davis for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – LaChanze for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – Saycon Sengbloh for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) – Rob Howell for A Christmas Carol
  • Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical) – Mark Thompson for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • Outstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical) – Hugh Vanstone for A Christmas Carol
  • Outstanding Sound Design (Play or Musical) – Simon Baker for A Christmas Carol

Here’s Broadway Babysitters’ class schedule for this week!

Cast members from the original Broadway cast of Dear Evan Hansen played “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and Alex Boniello earlier today!

Broadway kids! Becky Baird and Lauren Hirsh are looking for stories to include in a brand new book all about you! See the graphic below for more details:

Watch the full “Virtual Nights for Singing” concert, with kids from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Frozen, and Flying Over Sunset!

Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) went live on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

Luke Naphat (Trevor) put together a virtual cover of “Here Comes The Sun”!

“Disney Family Singalong,” with Walter Russell III (The Lion King), is now streaming on Hulu and Disney+!

Watch the full “Broadway Does Mother’s Day” livestream with Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie), Lexi Underwood (The Lion King), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), and cast members from Sing Street and Mrs. Doubtfire!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), and featuring Ayla Schwartz (Frozen), Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Liza Smith, and Hallie-Kate Dierks!

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





“The Half of It” with Michael Nigro Now Streaming On Netflix, Maya Grace Fischbein Releases New Single, and more!

The Lucille Lortel Awards were announced tonight!

“The Half of It,” with Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), is now streaming on Netflix!

Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home) has a new single out called “24 Hours”!

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LINK IN BIO 💙 I am SOexcited to finally to share my first single/song ever “24 Hours”. I co-wrote this beautiful song with my Dad and some very talented friends @scottymacband @bryankary “24 HOURS” is very close to my heart ♥️ and was brought to life in my home during this crazy quarantine 😄 The lyrics are inspired by some tough life experiences I went through and how I am trying to rise up and find a positive message. I hope “24 Hours” finds your heart and helps you through any tough times you are experiencing. We can all rise up and get through it! Music heals the heart and soul ♥️🙏🏻🎶 Link in BIO to hear the whole song #dontletasecondslipaway #24hours #musicislove #singer #songwriter #riseup

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Julia Morgan (Anastasia) live-streamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

Kids from Frozen, The Lion King, Once, and more took part in Kids of the Arts’ virtual showcase today!

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





SING STREET Cast Album Out Now, IN THE HEIGHTS Film Adaptation Pushed Back to 2021, Drama Desk Nominations Announced, and more!

Check out these throwbacks to the 2014 Tony Awards: a performance from the company of Violet as well as the boys of Finding Neverland performing alongside Jennifer Hudson prior to the show “flying” to Broadway:

The cast album of Sing Street is out now!

The film adaptation of In The Heights has been pushed back to 2021. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The nominations for this year’s Drama Desk Awards were announced today! See below for a list of nominations for our featured shows, and the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
  • Outstanding Musical – The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company
  • Outstanding Actor in a Play – Kyle Soller for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Actress in a Play – Rose Byrne for Medea at BAM
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Saycon Sengbloh for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Adrienne Warren for Tina
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Lois Smith for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – LaChanze for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Stephen Daldry for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Music – Duncan Sheik for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Lyrics – Susan Birkenhead for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Book of a Musical – Lynn Nottage for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical – Mark Thompson for Tina
  • Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Jane Cox for The Secret Life of Bees
  • Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Bruno Poet for Tina
  • Outstanding Projection Design – Julia Frey for Medea
  • Outstanding Sound Design for a Play – Paul Arditti and Christopher Reid for The Inheritance
  • Outstanding Wig and Hair Design – Campbell Young Associates for Tina
  • Outstanding Adaptation – A Christmas Carol by Jack Thorne
  • Outstanding Adaptation – Mojada by Luis Alfaro at The Public Theater

Also nominated in several categories each were the Broadway revival of West Side Story, which features alumni Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) and Jacob Guzman (Newsies) and Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Scotland, PA, which featured Will Meyers (Generation Me). Finally, WP Theater (which produced Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) and its founder Julia Miles received a special award.

“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) continued with an episode earlier today that featured stars from Disney Channel, including alum Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE)! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Recent live-streamed concerts on the (YOUNG) Instagram account featured Gianna Harris (School of Rock) and Caroline Basu (School of Rock)!

Alum Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), currently starring in Mrs. Doubtfire, stopped by “Stars In The House” yesterday alongside Rob McClure, Jenn Gambatese, and more! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Charlotte MacLeod (The Bedwetter) appeared on a recent episode of “Cyberchase for Real” on PBS Kids!

Joshua Turchin’s (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) “The Early Night Show” is now on Broadway Podcast Network! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

The Earth Day Live livestream tomorrow, April 22nd, will feature alumni Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie), Oscar Williams (Fun Home), Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie, Fun Home), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons), Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King), Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots), Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon), Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon), Jace Chen (Miss Saigon), and more, including some of their siblings. Get more information on Broadway.com!

Thank you to Zoe Glick (The Bedwetter, Unknown Soldier, Frozen) and Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) for their video messages for our 10th anniversary!

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




Lucille Lortel Award Nominations Announced, Seattle Open Call for FROZEN and THE LION KING Canceled, and more

Thank you to everyone who made donations during our 10th Anniversary concert last night! We were able to raise more than $1,000 for The Actors Fund! #YoungBway10

The Lucille Lortel Award nominations were announced today, and several of our featured shows scored nominations! Congrats to all. See the full list on Playbill.com.

  • Outstanding Musical: The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company
  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play: The Pain of My Belligerence at Playwrights Horizons (Hamish Linklater)
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical: The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company (Eisa Davis)
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical: The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company (LaChanze)
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical: Sing Street at New York Theatre Workshop (Gus Halper)
  • Outstanding Scenic Design: Our Dear Dead Drug Lord at WP Theater (Yu-Hsuan Chen)
  • Outstanding Projection Design: Mojada at The Public Theater (Stephan Mazurek)
  • Outstanding Projection Design: Anatomy of a Suicide at Atlantic Theater Company (Hannah Wasileski)

The Seattle, WA, open call for Frozen and The Lion King has been canceled. To submit a video audition, click here.

Chloe Bryan (School of Rock) was live on the (YOUNG) Instagram account earlier today!

Also today, “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) returned, featuring stars from SpongeBob, Head Over Heels, and more! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Tomorrow, join casting director Jen Rudin for a free session for young actors and their parents!

The Disney on Broadway concert, with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), has been rescheduled and will stream this Friday, April 17th, at 7pm EST! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And check out the class schedule for Broadway Babysitters Playhouse this week!

Robert Montano Celebrates 200th Performance in RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, Juliet Benn Completes Run in TINA, and more!

Congratulations to Robert Montano, who recently completed his 200th performance with Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

Congrats as well to Juliet Benn (Once On This Island), who recently completed a run as Young Anna Mae in Tina!

Look for Bryan Holden Chan (The Lion King) modeling for Hibbett Sports!

Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) will guest star on an episode of “New Amsterdam”!

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With Screen Dad!!❤️@tlabine @nbcnewamsterdam

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Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE) and Rozie Baker (Bonnie and Clyde, Shrek, Mary Poppins) are both going on tour in the upcoming weeks/months! See Rozie’s tour dates below; Meg’s are still TBA.

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord and Make Believe both get shoutouts in TheaterMania’s 5 Best Off-Broadway Shows of 2019!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and A Christmas Carol!

@beetlejuicebway

Song title. Three words. Rhymes with “daylight came.” (and me wan go home) #beetlejuicebway #beetlejuicebroadway #beetlejuicethemusical

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OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, and THE INHERITANCE on “Best Theater of 2019” Lists, “Never Rarely Sometimes Always” Trailer with Talia Ryder, and more!

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord is among RE: theatre’s Best Shows of 2019!

What the Constitution Means to Me and The Inheritance both made it onto Broadway.com’s Best Shows of the Year!

Here’s the trailer for “Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” a new film with Talia Ryder (Matilda)!

The full conversation with Andrew Barth Feldman and Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich from 92Y is now available!

Ryan Buggle (The Inheritance) has collaborated with Jake Nothing to design a shirt, hoodie, and sweatshirt! Check them out at JakeNothing.com.

Antonio Watson (Tina) and his family spoke with TAP into Union!

The lineup for “From Dreams to Broadway,” set to take place at The Green Room 42 on March 7th, will feature alumni Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Merin McCallum (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills), Ayla Schwartz (Frozen), Blake Devin Sheridan (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), and Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill)! Get more details:

And check out this clip of “No Way” from Beetlejuice!

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‘Tis the season. #beetlejuicebway #beetlejuicebroadway #beetlejuicethemusical @leslierodriguezkritzer

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THE ROSE TATTOO Closes, Jai Ram Srinivasan and Sebastian Ortiz to Appear During Red Bucket Follies, and more!

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

Tomorrow, Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol) and Sebastian Ortiz (A Christmas Carol) will appear during the Red Bucket Follies! Get more details on BroadwayCares.org.

You can see Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Nili Kepets (Dream Street) in Season 3 of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” now streaming on Amazon Prime!

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) will return to a future Knicks game to sing the National Anthem!

Watch Isabella Russo, Nicholas Hutchinson, and their The Underlying Chris castmates talk about their show!

“Messiah, a new Netflix series with Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia), will arrive on Netflix on New Year’s Day! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) spoke at 92Y today! Get more information on 92Y.org.

London Skye Gilliam (Waitress) is now appearing in ads for Piercing Pagoda!

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord and The Underlying Chris will hold a toy drive for the holidays! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Broadway alumni Jesus Del Orden (The Lion King, Kinky Boots) and Sophia Rodriguez (Waitress) stopped by NBC New York!

Roman Engel (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is featured in Community News!

Check out the first footage from Mrs. Doubtfire from King5 News! The clip starts at 1:07.

And, here’s a new production photo:

Learn more about how Ella Rubin got her start in the business, plus how she booked The Rose Tattoo, in an interview with WWD! She’s also featured in Hollywood Life!

A stage version of the “Eloise” children’s book series is possibly in the works! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Show Tickets spoke with Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice)! Her feature in Visual Tales Magazine is also available now. In addition, A Class Act NY is offering an audition master class taught by Sophia on January 20th! Sign up now; space is limited.

Watch Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) and Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) sing the National Anthem at recent Knicks games!

“Troop Zero,” a brand new film with Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), is coming to Amazon Prime in January! Here’s the trailer:

The cast of Beetlejuice recently performed songs from the cast album at Barnes & Noble, and signed copies of the album! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of The Rose Tattoo and Dear Evan Hansen!

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