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!




FALSETTOS Adds More Screening Dates, “Friends From College” Streaming Today with Jete Laurence and Rachel Resheff, and more!

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Falsettos has added more screening dates and theaters to its run! Get more details on Playbill.com.

“Friends From College,” featuring Jete Laurence (Number the Stars) and Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, Shrek, Billy Elliot), streams on Netflix starting today!

Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) spoke with Theater in the Now about Peace, Love and Cupcakes! Read the interview on TheaterInTheNow.com.

The kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory had some special guests recently! Check out pictures on Playbill.com.

There are photos from yesterday’s Broadway in Bryant Park with the School of Rock kids on BroadwayWorld.com!

“Magic Camp,” featuring Nathaniel Logan McIntyre (The Lion King), will open on April 6, 2018! Find out more on IMDb.com.

Watch the cast of Marvin’s Room talk to BroadwayWorld.com!

Check out this new vlog from Amadi Chapata (School of Rock)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, A Bronx Tale, Marvin’s Room, 1984, Kinky Boots, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes!

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Taylor Caldwell’s Birthday, Tony Marin Joins THE KING AND I, and more!

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Happy birthday to Taylor Caldwell (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Taylor!

Tony Marin has joined the company of The King and I! Welcome, Tony! You can read his bio on LCT.org.

We now have high quality video of Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) singing “You’re Gonna Hear From Me” from Inside Daisy Clover and “On My Way” from Violet at the Metropolitan Room!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) is in this new video in honor of #4Chords4Cancer!

Here is a new PSA on methane featuring Ellie Kim (Dream Street)!

The Shapiro SistersAbigail (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) and Milly (Matilda)–will perform at Broadway Against Bullying on February 8th at 54 Below! Get more information on 54Below.com.

Nicholas Barasch (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) talked to Broadway.com about his upcoming Broadway show, She Loves Me! Watch the interview HERE!

Check out pictures of the kids of Finding Neverland saying happy trails to their co-star Matthew Morrison on Broadway.com!

Oona Laurence (Matilda), Colin Critchley (Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots, New York Spring Spectacular, NYMF), and Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot) will co-star in “Little Boxes” later this year! Get more information on IMDb.com.

Here’s a new episode of the podcast “Tales from Beyond the Pale” that features Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!)! Listen to it HERE or below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, The King and I, BroadwayCon, Women Without Men, School of Rock, The Lion King, Kinky Boots, and On Your Feet!




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Hannah Nordberg in “Coat of Many Colors,” Interview with Kids of THE KING AND I, and more!

Congratulations to Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine), who will co-star as Judy Ogle in the upcoming TV movie “Coat of Many Colors” based on Dolly Parton’s upbringing!

A few of the kids from The King and I were interviewed by Scholastic News’ Kids Press Corps! Check it out on KPCNotebook.Scholastic.com!

Check out this video of the boys of Finding Neverland singing “Stars,” and read the article on Broadway.com!

Check out these great new photoshoot pictures for The Gray Man, featuring Tahlia Ellie!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, The King and I, Fun Home, and Matilda!


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THE COLOR PURPLE To Open in December, FUN HOME Kids on “The View”, and more!

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The Color Purple will begin previews at the Broadway Theater on November 9th with an opening night set for December 3rd. Casting is TBA!

The Fun Home kids will perform on “The View” tomorrow on ABC! Check your local listings. We’ll have a clip up later that day!

Congratulations to Nicholas Jenkins (Off-Bway’s Waiting for Godot) who has recently joined the national tour of Kinky Boots as the Young Lola s/b. Go see the show if you can!

Doctor Zhivago will get a cast album! The musical will record a cast album soon with a release date set for July 31st. More details can be found at TheatreMania.com.

Stars in the Alley occured today and we have a bunch of pictures and video from that – along with the kids of Matilda, Fun Home, On Your Feet, The Lion King, and Les Miserables – below!


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