BuzzFeed Names THE FERRYMAN, THE JUNGLE, and WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Among the Best Plays and Musicals of 2018, and more!

The Ferryman, The Jungle, and What the Constitution Means to Me all landed on BuzzFeed’s Best Plays and Musicals of 2018 list! Check out the full list HERE.

The kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrated Christmas Day with friends and family–and some of them even had a show! Check out our photo gallery in the post below:

Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock) is now modeling for The Children’s Place!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Hard Problem, Waitress, and School of Rock!






First Trailer for “Us” with Shahadi Wright Joseph, Pictures from FROZEN, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Shahadi Wright Joseph

Merry Christmas to everyone who is celebrating, from all of us at Young Broadway Actor News!

Get ready for 2019 with the first trailer for “Us,” starring Broadway alum Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, School of Rock, The Lion King, The Ferryman, and The Hard Problem!









Levi Smith Covers “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” Pictures from THE HARD PROBLEM, and more!

Merry Christmas Eve to all those who celebrate!

Enjoy this cover of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” from Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale)!

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









Pictures from the Kids of THE HARD PROBLEM, RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

Check out these pictures from the kids of The Hard Problem, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, School of Rock, Frozen, and Anastasia!










New Trailer for NOURA at Playwrights Horizons, Delilah Rose Pellow Featured on Pets of Broadway, and more!

Check out this trailer for Noura!

Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia) chatted with Pets of Broadway about her dog Teekah! Read the interview HERE.

Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street), Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands), and more performed at Radio City Music Hall as part of Spotlight Kidz! Video to come.

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Eduardo Hernandez (Really Rosie, On Your Feet), and more will appear on “Sesame Street” on December 29th!

Sawyer Nunes (Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda) has released new music! Go check it out!

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You can watch Hayley Shukiar (A Christmas Story Live) in the “Brat Holiday Spectacular” on Brat, arriving on December 21st! Watch the trailer here:

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











NOURA Opens at Playwrights Horizons, Mariam Bedigian Departs WAITRESS, New WAITRESS and THE JUNGLE Casting Announced, and more!

Happy Opening to Liam Campora and the company of Noura at Playwrights Horizons! Break a leg!

Happy Trails to Mariam Bedigian, who played her final performance as Lulu in Waitress this past Saturday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Mariam.

Congratulations to Regan Ciccarelli (Waitress tour, Greenville) and Riley Summer Perler, who will make their Broadway debuts when they join the cast of Waitress this week, alternating as Lulu!

We’d also like to officially congratulate Vera Gurpinar (pictured below) and Annika Mehta, who rotate as Amal in The Jungle at St. Ann’s Warehouse! The show marks both of their Off-Broadway debuts.

Be on the lookout for a Walgreens commercial with Chris Lopes (Really Rosie)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Noura, Waitress, The Lion King, The Hard Problem, and School of Rock!






THE FERRYMAN and HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD on Entertainment Weekly’s 10 Best Stage Shows of 2018, “Buttons” with Alivia Clark Screens Tonight, and more!

The Ferryman and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are part of Entertainment Weekly’s 10 Best Stage Shows of 2018! Check out the full list on EW.com.

Tonight, catch Alivia Clark (Dream Street, Little Miss Sunshine) in “Buttons,” screening in select movie theaters! Get tickets HERE.

Kids from Matilda, Annie, and more are performing in the Pillows for Paws holiday party with Cabaret for a Cause at Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church today!

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






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!















Presley Ryan’s Birthday, MATILDA Available for Professional and Amateur Licensing, and more!

Happy birthday to Presley Ryan, soon to be seen in Broadway’s Beetlejuice! We hope you had a great day, Presley!

Matilda is now available for licensing for professional and amateur groups! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Ava Briglia (School of Rock) recently took part in a reading of the upcoming musical Radio 930!

London Skye Gilliam (Waitress) appeared in a video for Romper, a social media channel all about motherhood!

“Troupe Zero,” featuring Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), will premiere at Sundance!

Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story) has been cast in Netflix’s new film “Lost Girls”! More details TBA.

Go see Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale) in Seussical in Texas! Get more information at OwenTheatre.com.

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Rachel Katzke (School of Rock), Cayen Martin (The Lion King), and Ian Saraceni (Matilda, The King and I) have been added to a reading of the new musical The Game! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman) chatted about her dog Penny with PetsOfBroadway.org!

Laila Drew (Generation Me) will tour the country with American Girl Live beginning in December! Find out more HERE.

“Back To Before” is coming back to 54 Below on January 24th! Find out more on 54Below.com.

As of yesterday, you can listen to a brand new single from Baylee Littrell (Disaster!)! Check out this link to listen via Spotify, iTunes, and more!

Lilyana Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables) filmed a spot for Johnson & Johnson in honor of Giving Tuesday!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, The Secret Life of Bees, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, School of Rock, What the Constitution Means to Me, Christmas in Hell, Frozen, (YOUNG), The Hard Problem, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Anastasia!