The Lydia Lowdown and Other Panels from Playhouse by SDM, WOMEN WITHOUT MEN Streaming Through July 19, and more!

Playhouse by SDM’s “The Lydia Lowdown,” a Q&A with Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice, Blackbird, Runaways, The Nether, Lazarus, The Sound of Music Live, Ruthless!), Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, The Sound of Music Live, A Little Princess), and Dana Steingold, happened earlier today! Here’s a look at some of the other virtual workshops happening this week via Playhouse by SDM; register at this link.

The Off-Broadway production of Women Without Men is now streaming through July 19th on the Mint Theater Company’s website, along with two of their other production archive videos! Watch it HERE.

The York Theatre Company’s Big reunion panel was earlier today! Did you tune in?

Watch this PSA featuring Cayen Martin (The Lion King), Nathaniel McIntyre (The Lion King), and Teshi Thomas (The Lion King):

Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) has released a new EP called “Stellar”! Get it HERE.

Check out Aliya “Jo” Ramey (The Lion King) and Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) in Rising Talent Magazine’s recent virtual concert!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Caroline, Or Change, and Sing Street!





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!




“David Makes Man” with Nathaniel McIntyre and Teshi Thomas Renewed for Second Season, Broadway Star Project’s Holiday Playlist Tomorrow, and more!

“David Makes Man,” with Nathaniel McIntyre (The Lion King) and Teshi Thomas (The Lion King), has been renewed for a second season! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Get your tickets to see lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni in Broadway Star Project’s Holiday Playlist concert tomorrow!

Eila Francis (Dream Street) has been cast as Ti Moune in Once On This Island Jr. at JCC MetroWest in West Orange, NJ! Get more details HERE.

Get in the holiday spirit with the cast of Dear Evan Hansen on Playbill.com!

“Regulation,” a new short film with Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), is now streaming on Dust and YouTube! Watch it below:

Broadway alum Julian Silva (The Lion King) has booked another commercial!

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Thank you @ddokids. This secret spot booking is a big one. The best team ever, @ddoartists @aprilbakertalentmanager @stagecoachentertainment. Thank you all for your hard work. . . #Repost @ddokids with @get_repost ・・・ Congrats to what might be our final round of commercial bookers for 2019 (but who knows, we still have a few days left!) 📆 . Fiona & Enzo booked an internet spot 💻 Julian booked a secret spot 🤫 Cece booked an insurance spot 🏡 Areli, Emjay & Ali all booked car spots 🚘 and Ali also booked a home improvement spot 🔨 . Thank you for an incredible year! We already have some bookings for 2020 that we’re excited to announce 🎬🎉 • • #ddokids #thatssoddo #ddomg #ddo #ddoartists #commercial #print #models #actor #kidactor #network #booking #tv #film #setlife #actorlife #proudagents #hollywood #la #nyc #chicago @kidsontourofficial @youngbwaynews @younghollywood

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And here are pictures from the kids of Waitress!




“David Makes Man” Premieres on OWN, BETRAYAL Begins Previews, and more!

Tonight, watch Nathaniel McIntyre (The Lion King) and Teshi Thomas (The Lion King) in “David Makes Man,” premiering tonight at 10pm on OWN!

Happy first preview to Betrayal! Break a leg! Also, the show has announced their rush policy; get more details on Playbill.com.

Dear Evan Hansen has a new rush policy! Find out more about it on TheaterMania.com. Also, current Broadway cast member Sam Primack will be hitting the road with the show as the Evan Hansen alternate! Get more information on all the upcoming cast changes on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Waitress, Frozen, and more!








THE JUNGLE to Return Off-Broadway in Spring 2020, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Cast to Reprise Performances in Washington, D.C., and more!

The Jungle will return Off-Broadway in spring of 2020! Get more details on Broadway.com.

The Broadway cast of What the Constitution Means to Me, including Rosdely Ciprian, will reprise their performances in Washington, D.C., for a run in September! Find out more HERE.

The Music Man is holding an EPA for some of their principal roles, including some for kids and teens! Get audition information on Backstage.com and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer on ActorAesthetic.com.

Here’s a trailer for “David Makes Man,” featuring Nathaniel McIntyre (The Lion King) and Teshi Thomas (The Lion King)! The show arrives on OWN on August 14th.

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






Juliet Benn Rejoins ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, Elijah “Eli” Rayman Joins York Theatre Company’s CHRISTMAS IN HELL, and more!

Congratulations to Juliet Benn, who has returned to Once On This Island, succeeding Emerson Davis as one of the Little Ti Mounes!

Elijah “Eli” Rayman (The Winter’s Tale) will play Davin in the York Theatre Company’s production of Christmas in Hell! Read the full casting announcement on TheaterMania.com.

Teshi Thomas (The Lion King) has joined OWN’s upcoming “David Makes Man,” alongside the previously announced Nathaniel McIntyre (The Lion King)! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) will play Amber in Hairspray at Wall Street Theater! Get tickets HERE.

Ramon Reed (The Lion King) has joined the cast of Disney Channel’s “Just Roll With It”! Find out more on Variety.com.

Reminder: Disney is heading to Chicago this weekend to hold open calls for their Broadway and touring productions of Frozen and The Lion King! Get more details at DisneyOnBroadway.com.

Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street) has joined the lineup for Rockers On Broadway, alongside previously announced kids from Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Tink!, and School of Rock!

Here’s a special ticket deal now through November 11th for Happy Birthday, Wanda June!

The next Kids’ Night On Broadway has been set for February 26th, 2019!

“Breaking Brooklyn,” with Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots), has arrived on digital, on-demand, and DVD!

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


















Nathaniel McIntyre Joins “David Makes Man,” “The Sinner” with Rileigh McDonald Now on Netflix, and more!

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Happy 4th of July! Have a great day, everyone!

Nathaniel McIntyre (The Lion King) has joined the new OWN series “David Makes Man”! Find out more on Deadline.com.

The first season of “The Sinner,” with Rileigh McDonald (Good for Otto, Matilda), is now on Netflix!

The Sinner season 1 drops on #netflix in the US today! #thesinner #thesinnerusa

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Katie Grober (Waitress) will appear in “Jason Mraz: Have It All The Movie,” which plays movie theaters on August 7th only!

Joshua Turchin (The Pill) provided voiceover for this Nick Jr. promo! Check it out:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, School of Rock, and Once On This Island!

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ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Begins Previews, Abigail Dylan Harrison to Return to “The Affair” for its 4th Season, and more!

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Happy first preview to the company of Once On This Island! Break a leg, everyone!

Abigail Dylan Harrison (A Christmas Story Live, Ruthless!) will return to “The Affair” when it returns for a fourth season!

Kids’ Night On Broadway returns on February 27th, 2018! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Vote for Allie Kiesel (A Christmas Story Live) in the BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards HERE!

Watch Broadway alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) groove on “The Late Late Show with James Corden”!

Tonight, Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) starts recurring on “Gotham”!

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) is modeling for Capezio! Check it out:

Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia) is in the latest issue of Dance Spirit Magazine!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Story Live, Once On This Island, The Lion King, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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Ruth Righi to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK This Week, CAROLS FOR A CURE Available for Order, and more!

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Ruth Righi will play her final performance of School of Rock this week. Go see her if you can!

Starting the countdown @sormusical : 7 more shows😘

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Get your copy of this year’s Carols for a Cure CD, featuring tracks sung by the casts of Waitress, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, and more, from the Broadway Cares Online Store!

Watch Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) sing “Superman” at 54 Below!

Jad Grey (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is in an ad for Family Dollar!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, A Christmas Story Live, and Kinky Boots!

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Photo Coverage of THE LION KING 20th Anniversary Celebration, SHADOWLANDS Boys Take Over BroadwayBox Instagram, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from the 20th anniversary celebration of The Lion King on Playbill.com and BroadwayWorld.com! Also, watch this video of the cast performing with Elton John:

Jack McCarthy (Shadowlands, Finding Neverland) and Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) took over the BroadwayBox Instagram for a day! Find out more on BroadwayBox.com.

Chloé Bryan is taking over the School of Rock Snapchat all this week! Find out more:

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

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