“Showbiz Kids” Documentary with Demi Singleton Premieres on HBO, Tickets On Sale for Kids of the Arts’ PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES, and more!

Demi Singleton (School of Rock, The Lion King) appears in the new documentary “Showbiz Kids,” which premiered tonight on HBO! It streams on HBO Max beginning tomorrow.

Tickets are now on sale for Kids of the Arts’ production of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, with lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni in the cast and creative team! For more information about the multiple casts, and to purchase tickets, click HERE.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) took part in Broadway Podcast Network’s “E-Ticket To Broadway” stream tonight! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Mia Williamson (Once On This Island) is taking part in “Project Sing Out” on July 20th!

Here’s a new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Alexa Lasanta, Emerson Steele (Violet), Arianna Pereira, and Rising Starz!

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

Sophie and Dalya Knapp in Panel with Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, Everleigh Rottuno and Lily Buchanan in Commercials, and more!

Check out today’s throwbacks–first to Tony nominee Sydney Lucas singing “Ring of Keys” at the 2015 Tony Awards with Fun Home! #YoungBway10

And to performances at the 2016 and 2017 Tony Awards from School of Rock, Falsettos, and Miss Saigon! #YoungBway10

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) and Dalya Knapp (Les Miserables tour) chatted about their careers with the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey today! Get more details HERE.

Look for Everleigh Rottuno in a commercial for Ethan Allen and an ad for Ziploc!

Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris) appears in this new ad for Optimum!

Today and yesterday, Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) and Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I) live-streamed concerts from their homes on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account!

Check out a new song written by Amanda Swickle (Tink!) called “Wings”!

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) did a cover of “Lean On Me” in honor of Bill Withers!

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





Young Broadway’s 10th Anniversary Virtual Concert Streams on YouTube, New Episode of Joshua Turchin’s “The Early Night Show,” and more!

Tonight, we are celebrating 10 years online with a benefit concert for The Actors Fund! There is an incredible lineup of performers, and their performances in the concert earlier tonight are already available on our YouTube channel. Watch HERE, and be sure to donate to The Actors Fund and Actors’ Equity’s Curtain Up Fund HERE, or on Facebook!

We’re also reflecting on 2020 so far and what’s to come, including Mrs. Doubtfire, Sing Street, Caroline, Or Change, and Trevor!

The newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) is now available on BroadwayWorld.com, featuring Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Christian Harmston, and Alex Vacchiano!

Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen) live-streamed a concert on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sing Street and Flying Over Sunset!




Mark Aguirre’s Birthday, Broadway to Remain Closed through June 7 and BEETLEJUICE Officially Closed, WHISPER HOUSE Cancels Off-Broadway Run at 59E59, and more

Happy belated birthday to Mark Aguirre (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Mark!

Broadway will remain closed through June 7th due to coronavirus. Find out more on Broadway.com.

This means that Beetlejuice has officially played its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre. Producers are still considering a move to another theater, but final decisions won’t be made until Broadway reopens. Happy Trails to Presley Ryan and the company of Beetlejuice; we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

For now, you can go inside a typical day at Beetlejuice with Presley, courtesy of Inside Edition! Presley also got a shout-out recently in New York Magazine.

Unfortunately, the Off-Broadway production of Whisper House at 59E59 Theaters has also been canceled. To Wyatt Cirbus and the rest of the team, we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Take a look at footage from their final dress rehearsal:

And see what the cast had to say about working on this production on ExtendedPlay.TheCivilians.org!

The Drama Desk Awards have announced that they are going online and will remain on schedule. Get more information on Playbill.com.

Continuing our walk down memory lane, 2014 at Young Broadway Actor News saw productions of Violet and Les Miserables, as well as plays like Act One and Mothers and Sons!

In 2015, we had a jam-packed year, including welcoming Fun Home, School of Rock, Finding Neverland, and the recent revival of The King and I to Broadway!

In 2016, new shows like Waitress, Tuck Everlasting, and A Bronx Tale debuted, and Falsettos returned to Broadway!

Check back here tomorrow to find out the guests who will join our special 10th anniversary concert! #YoungBway10

Tonight, watch Caroline Basu (School of Rock) guest star on “Grey’s Anatomy”!

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It’s finally here!! Make sure to watch @greysabc this Thursday 4/9 @ 9EST/8CST to see me in the season finale! I feel so lucky to have gotten to film this amazing episode (directed by the fabulous @deborahmpratt ) right before Grey’s shut down production because of the coronavirus. 🦠 Thank you to @take3talent and @natashamatallanamarken for making this possible and to @shondarhimes and @therealdebbieallen for having me. It was such an honor to get to act with my TV dad @raoulbhaneja and @deedeemagnohallofficial and to meet @camillaluddington @richardfloodofficial and @ijessewilliams who were all so nice and welcoming. And, lastly, thanks to @legacyeffects for making a fake me. #greysanatomy #daya #seasonfinale #take3talent #abc

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Victoria Collett (Waitress) will recur on the latest season of “The Last O.G.,” which began earlier this week!

The Broadway production of Frozen is taking more video submissions from members of Actors’ Equity. Get more details HERE. If you are not a union member, you can submit for Young Anna and Young Elsa HERE.

The cast of Mrs. Doubtfire got together virtually on their original opening night date for a digital run-through of the show and a “faux-pening” celebration!

And they weren’t the only ones–the cast of Caroline, Or Change also held a virtual opening night party on their originally-scheduled opening night:

Check out new episodes of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor) below and on BroadwayWorld.com! One episode features Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Addison Valentino, and Daniel Dunlow; the other includes Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), Lily Brooks O’Briant, and Alexa Lasanta.

Also, Joshua Turchin will chat with Camp Broadway about his career so far, this Friday!

Here’s the schedule of online classes from Broadway Babysitters this week!

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni including Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen), Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter, Kris Kringle), and Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) took part in Shine Theatre Arts Project’s recent virtual cabaret! Watch here:

Check out “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and the Evan Hansens of Broadway, the U.S. national tour, and the West End on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Bedwetter, Trevor, Whisper House, Flying Over Sunset, and Tina!




Camille De La Cruz Joins THE BEDWETTER, ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME Chicago Preview Cancelled, and more

Congratulations to Camille De La Cruz (School of Rock tour), who has joined the cast of The Bedwetter!

Cancelled:

  • The Chicago preview of Once Upon A One More Time.

Postponed:

  • “Now and Then,” originally scheduled to play 54 Below tomorrow night. Please keep an eye out for a new date!

Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon) has been cast in South Pacific at Goodspeed Opera House! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Avery Sell (Mrs. Doubtfire) and Atticus Ware (Flying Over Sunset) will celebrate their Broadway debuts in May at 54 Below! Find out more HERE.

Once is now available for licensing! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live) will sing during “Cabaret for Consciousness” in Encinitas, CA, on April 6th!

Laila Drew (Generation Me) guest-starred on this week’s episode of “FBI: Most Wanted”!

And check out this video from Beetlejuice!

Blasina Olowe and Kat Williams Join FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD, Oona Laurence Cast in “Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting,” and more!

Congratulations to Blasina Olowe and Kat Williams, who will rotate as Nambi in Soho Rep.’s for all the women who thought they were Mad! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Oona Laurence (Matilda) has been cast in the upcoming movie “Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting”! Find out more from The Hollywood Reporter.

The cast of Tina met the press! Check out photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

You can now watch “Tot Cop,” starring Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular), on Amazon Prime when you include Noggin with your account! Check it out!

Here’s the Youth Pride Chorus singing with the cast of Mean Girls! Want to take part in events like this? Auditions for the Youth Pride Chorus (an LGBTQ+ chorus comprised of singers ages 13-22 years old) are happening later this month! Contact Salem Joseph at sjoseph@gaycenter.org or (646) 798-2306 for more information.

Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo) modeled for Kids Foot Locker!

Here’s Fiona Morgan Quinn (Frozen) modeling for Masala Baby/Kids!

And check out these videos from the most recent (YOUNG) event!

Skye Turner Added to Cast of TINA, Season Finale of “Dance Moms” with GiaNina Paolantonio Tomorrow, and more!

Congrats to Skye Turner, who has been added to the cast of Tina as Young Anna Mae!

Tomorrow, don’t miss the season finale of “Dance Moms,” with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), which will feature a routine inspired by The Prom!

Keep an eye out for more of Broadway alum Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) on the newest season of “Power” on FX!

Zell Steele Morrow (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) took part in the ballet class held right outside “Good Morning America” this morning!

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Good Morning Ballet!💖👯‍♂️

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Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June) is in Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr. with Kidz Theater in New York City, now through September 1st! (She’s in the Noun Cast.) Get tickets HERE!

Yesterday, alumni performed at “Sounds from the Heart” and (YOUNG), both at The Green Room 42! Check out the lineups of both concerts below, and stay tuned for videos.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Waitress, Tina, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Lion King!












THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Closes at Atlantic Theater Company, ONE GIANT LEAP Reading with Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams Tonight, and more!

Happy Trails to Elizabeth Teeter, alum Brett Gray, and the company of The Secret Life of Bees, which played its final performance at Atlantic Theater Company today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

Tonight is the reading of One Giant Leap, featuring Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams of What the Constitution Means to Me! Watch the livestream HERE. Also, full video from the episode of “Google Talks” featuring What the Constitution Means to Me will arrive soon!

YBAN founder Lindsay had a wonderful time seeing Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) in Once Upon A Mattress on Friday night! You can catch Hannah recurring on this season of HBO’s “Euphoria,” and her next episode is airing tonight!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) will perform in Atlantic City next week as part of Broadway on the Boardwalk, at 8pm at Kennedy Plaza! Get more details HERE. And check out videos of Sophia performing “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” at Broadway in Bryant Park below:

“Now & Then,” presented by Growing Up Broadway, took place last night at 54 Below! Video to come. Get more details on 54Below.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Frozen, Beetlejuice, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!










NOT EVEN THE GOOD THINGS Opens Off-Broadway, WAITRESS to Close on Broadway in January 2020, and more!

Happy Opening to Serena Parrish and the company of Not Even The Good Things Off-Broadway! Break a leg, everyone!

Waitress has announced a closing date in January 2020. Go see it on Broadway before then! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to our alumni whose projects were nominated for Emmy Awards this morning! “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho); “Russian Doll,” with Brooke Timber (Ballyturk); “Fosse/Verdon,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); and the “Sesame Street” special “When You Wish Upon A Pickle,” with Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), were all nominated. Get the full list on Variety.com.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock, The Mother of Invention) has been cast in The Underlying Chris, playing Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theater! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) attended an advanced screening of the new “The Lion King” film! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

Sophia Anne Caruso will perform with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway in Bryant Park this week! Cast members from Waitress are also set to perform. Get the full lineup on Playbill.com!

Get your tickets HERE for “Now & Then,” happening this week at 54 Below and featuring kids from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Billy Elliot, and more!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has released a new single! Go check out “Skin I’m In”!

Tonight, “Dance Moms” airs a new episode with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and future Radio City Christmas Spectacular ballerina Elliana Walmsley! Check out the group dance from last week and Elliana’s solo:

And check out this picture from the cast of What the Constitution Means to Me when they stopped by Google Talks!

“All Together Now” Performs at 54 Below Tonight, Avery Watson to Play Clara in RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

Tonight, kids from School of Rock, Les Miserables, and more will join many other Broadway stars at 54 Below for “All Together Now,” a celebration of Broadway’s best group numbers! Get tickets HERE.

Congratulations to Avery Watson, who will play Clara in Radio City Christmas Spectacular this year!

Get a first look at Off-Broadway’s Not Even The Good Things with Serena Parrish on BroadwayWorld.com!

What the Constitution Means to Me has recouped its investment! Get more details HERE.

Tickets for Betrayal are on sale now! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Congrats to Olivia Alboher (Billy Elliot), who auditioned for “So You Think You Can Dance” and made it to The Academy, which airs tonight on Fox! Check out her audition:

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