We are commemorating the life of Laurel Griggs (Once, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), who passed away a year ago yesterday. We miss you and our hearts are with your family today.
Today, “18 To Party,” a new movie with Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine, Dream Street) and Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), has arrived in virtual theaters! Get more information HERE.
Kyla Carter (Number the Stars) will voice a character in “Trolls: Trollstopia,” arriving on Hulu and Peacock on November 19th!
Also, be sure to join Kyla for another episode of her podcast “Kyla’s Korner,” at 11am EST tomorrow during “The Mark White Show”!
Watch the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street) and Nick Valle!
Broadway kids and alumni will take part in Unicorn Jazz Brand’s “12 Days of Christmas” music video, coming soon! The lineup includes Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), Kaden Amari Anderson (Caroline, Or Change), Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock), Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock), and many 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:
We are presenting an online concert in honor of our 10th anniversary on April 13th (our birthday) at 7pm EST / 4pm PST on YouTube, to benefit The Actors Fund and their COVID-19 relief resources! More details coming soon. #YoungBway10
In 2012, we welcomed shows like Annie, Newsies, Once, and A Christmas Story!
And 2013 was packed with shows like Matilda, Kinky Boots, Big Fish, and Pippin!
Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables, “God Friended Me”) livestreamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier tonight!
Tonight, Forbidden Broadway returns to New York City for an engagement at the York Theatre Company! Break a leg to Joshua Turchin and the rest of the cast!
Last night, YBAN founder Lindsay got to see Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) perform in the national tour of What the Constitution Means to Me! We love this show and highly recommend it for everyone middle-school-aged and up! “We ALL belong in the Preamble.”
Rileigh McDonald (Matilda, Good for Otto) will guest star on an upcoming episode of ABC’s “Schooled”!
The cast of The Ferryman will include Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Will Coombs (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Bronx Tale), Carly Gold (Fun Home tour), Matilda Lawler, Bella May Mordus (Grinch tour), and Brooklyn Shuck (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Tuck Everlasting, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie)! Alum Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) has also joined the cast. Get more details on Broadway.com!
An open call for dancers ages 15-25 for the upcoming West Side Story remake will take place in Brooklyn! Find out more on Playbill.com.
Check out this group photo from “Now and Then” at 54 Below, and keep an eye on our page for videos coming soon! (Photo Credit: BroadwayGirlNYC)
Rileigh McDonald (Good for Otto, Matilda) will guest star on “Law and Order: SVU” on September 27th!
Mia Sinclair Jenness and her Mary Page Marlowe co-stars spoke with Playbill.com about their upcoming show!
Anastasia tickets are now available through June 2, 2019! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, Julia Morgan is back in Anastasia this weekend and will be performing as Little Anastasia/Alexei Romanov in all four shows:
Oona Laurence (Matilda), Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), and Bailey Ryon (Matilda) will join the Shapiro Sisters at their concert at The Green Room 42 this Friday! Get tickets HERE.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Frozen, Once On This Island, School of Rock, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, and more!
Get your tickets now for the Shapiro Sisters’ next concert at The Green Room 42, HERE!
Congrats to Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), whose show “The Americans” wrapped up with its series finale this week!
YBAN founder Lindsay saw School of Rock on Monday and Frozen on Tuesday, and had a great time meeting up with alum Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) in NYC this week; you can catch her this fall in “God Friended Me” on CBS! And here are Lindsay’s pictures:
Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) spoke with Allure about body image recently!
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