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!
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!
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!
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 BootsHERE!
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!
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