ANNIE Panel with Cabaret for a Cause Rescheduled, Laura Benanti Seeking Teens for HBO Max Series, and more!

Cabaret for a Cause’s Annie panel has been rescheduled for June 17th at 8pm EST on their Facebook page! In the meantime, watch the full Fun Home Q&A that they hosted:

Laura Benanti is seeking teens ages 15-18 for a new series on HBO Max! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Also for teens, in this case ages 12-16: there is another workshop of the new musical Pitch In set for next week! Register HERE.

Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) has formed a band with her brother called Muo Duo, and they just released a new single titled “Digital Island Resort”! Stream it HERE.

Watch a throwback to the New York City Center cast of Runaways performing at the 2016 Broadway for Black Lives Matter concert on Playbill.com!

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) stopped by The Stage Door Show recently!

Also, check out the newest episode of Joshua’s series “The Early Night Show,” featuring Michael Orland, Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984), and Ariela Rozentul!

Finally, while her school’s production of Bring It On was cancelled, Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie) was able to perform a virtual edition of it! Watch this clip:

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!




Elliana Walmsley to Play Clara in RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, Sophia Anne Caruso Receives Sardi’s Portrait, and more!

Congratulations to “Dance Moms” star Elliana Walmsley, who will play Clara in Radio City Christmas Spectacular this holiday season!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) received a Sardi’s portrait this week! Check out pictures on Playbill.com, and watch a clip of her performing “Beautiful Sound” here:

Caroline Basu (School of Rock) performed “I Hate Men” at 54 Below as part of Growing Up Broadway’s event “Switched”!

Check out production photos from Ladyship on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Waitress, Frozen, and Ladyship!









Sophia Anne Caruso’s Birthday; Shereen Pimentel, Ben Cook, and Jacob Guzman Cast in WEST SIDE STORY Revival, and more!

Happy birthday to Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice)! We hope you had a great day, Sophia!

Congratulations to alumni Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), and Jacob Guzman (Newsies), who have been cast in the upcoming West Side Story revival! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out these videos from the most recent Growing Up Broadway event, “Switched,” at 54 Below!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, Waitress, and Ladyship!





LADYSHIP and NOT EVEN THE GOOD THINGS Begin Performances, “Family Reunion” on Netflix Today, and more!

Happy first performance to Ladyship at the New York Musical Festival and to Not Even The Good Things Off-Broadway at Theatre Row! Break a leg, everyone!

“Family Reunion” hits Netflix today! Be on the lookout for Lexi Underwood (The Lion King), who appears as a recurring character!

Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) spoke with Fox 5 NY about participating in “Broadway Sings For Pride”!

Check out these performance videos from “Switched” at 54 Below!

And check out these pictures from the kids of Ladyship!



Gaten Matarazzo Competes on “Celebrity Family Feud,” Performance Videos from “The Early Night Show” and “Switched,” and more!

Broadway alum and “Stranger Things” star Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) recently competed on “Celebrity Family Feud”! The full episode is available on ABC’s app and website. You can check out a sneak peek here:

Check out these videos from “Switched” at 54 Below and “The Early Night Show” at The Green Room 42!

“All Together Now,” a 54 Below concert with kids from School of Rock, Les Miserables, and more, is having a flash sale that ends tonight!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress and Ladyship!

THE FERRYMAN Recoups Investment, Promotional Photos of THE LION KING Film with Shahadi Wright Joseph, and more!

Congrats to The Ferryman, which recouped its investment just before closing!

The film remake of “The Lion King” hits theaters in 11 days! Check out Broadway alum Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in these new promotional photos:

Videos from the most recent “(YOUNG)” are now up on YouTube! Check them out HERE.

Victoria Collett (Waitress) has been added to Kids of the Arts’ A Little Princess, playing in New York City this August! Get tickets HERE.

Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) is playing Princess Winnifred in Once Upon A Mattress in Calabasas, CA, from July 19-21! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Ladyship and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!





Ariana Perlson in PIPPIN, MAMMA MIA, and BONNIE & CLYDE at Summer Repertory Theater; Gaten Matarazzo’s Band WORK IN PROGRESS Releases New Music; and more!

Ariana Perlson (A Little Princess) is performing in Pippin, Mamma Mia, and Bonnie & Clyde as part of Summer Repertory Theater’s 2019 season! Get tickets HERE.

Gaten Matarazzo‘s (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) band, Work in Progress, just released brand new music!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman and Ladyship!








BEETLEJUICE, WAITRESS, FROZEN, and THE LION KING to Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park, Pictures from Advance Screening of KINKY BOOTS, and more!

Beetlejuice, Waitress, Frozen, and The Lion King will perform at Broadway in Bryant Park this summer! Get the full details, including performance dates on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out photos from this week’s advance screening of Kinky Boots HERE!

Take a look at pictures from the special sneak peek of this year’s New York Musical Festival shows for the press on BroadwayWorld.com!

Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay got to see alum and “Single Parents” star Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) perform a world premiere of a song from a new musical called Talk To Me at “A Little New Music,” a concert series to showcase brand new musicals!

Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie) recently did a commercial for Jam Brites!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Ladyship, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!




Tony Awards List of Winners and Coverage, Free RUNAWAYS Performance Tomorrow, and more!

Congratulations to Once On This Island and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on their wins at last night’s Tony Awards! View the entire list on NYTimes.com.

If you missed the Tonys last night, or just want to watch it again, you can check out the full ceremony via CBS.com; find out more on BroadwayWorld!

Here’s the cast of Once On This Island performing:

We also have the full performance from Mean Girls, with alum Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime)!

Here’s the company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child accepting their Tony Award for Best Play:

And here’s Once On This Island accepting Best Revival of a Musical!

Tomorrow, Runaways will present a free performance at the Delacorte Theater, courtesy of The Public Theater! You can get information about tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once On This Island, Frozen, School of Rock, and more, including lots of Tony-related photos!

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