CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Pushed Back to Spring 2021; Robert Montano Saved By the Judges in BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage Competition; and more!

Caroline, Or Change has been pushed back to Spring 2021. Get more details about the new production schedule on BroadwayWorld.com.

Congratulations to Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who has made it to the final round of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage competition after being saved by the judges!

Kids of the Arts is presenting a virtual production of Peace, Love and Cupcakes on July 11th and 12th! The show is based off of the book series co-written by Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills), and she also co-wrote the libretto for the musical and starred in the 2017 production of the show at NYMF. The show’s creative team will include alumni Jack Richman and Miranda Jo DeMott, who also appeared in the NYMF production, as the music director and assistant teacher, respectively. The cast of KOTA’s virtual production of Peace, Love and Cupcakes will include alumni Bobby Becht (Dream Street), Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter, Kris Kringle), Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street), Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet), Suri Marrero (Frozen, The Lion King), Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands), Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem), Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock), and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King). Get more information on KOTAProductions.com!

Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June) took part in Spotlight Theatre’s virtual cabaret on their Facebook page earlier tonight!

Also earlier tonight, Gabriel Amoroso (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea) sang during a musical theatre showcase called “Brave New World”! Watch HERE.

“Harmonize For Hunger,” co-produced by Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music Live), also streamed tonight! Performers included Michael as well as Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert), Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), Sophia Gennusa (Matilda, Doctor Zhivago, Camp Rolling Hills), Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), and Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music Live). Watch the concert HERE and donate to Feeding America and Project Broadway, for which it is a fundraiser!

Congrats to Antonio Watson (Tina, This Ain’t No Disco), who recently recorded a voiceover for the web series “Hot Spot”!

Listen to the newest episode of the podcast “Little Me,” which features Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins), on Spotify now!

Finally, as of 2pm EST today, The Sound of Music Live is streaming for free for the next 48 hours! (Please note that it is unfortunately not available in Asia or Latin America, with the exception of Brazil.) Stream it on YouTube now!

Young Broadway Class of 2020, THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE To Stream This Weekend Benefiting ACLU, and more!

Here is the full list of the 70+ graduating (high school and college) seniors from Broadway and Off-Broadway! Congratulations and we can’t wait to see what the next chapters of your lives bring you. For any corrections, please send us a message.

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES (plus any post-secondary plans they have)

  • Isa Antonetti (Evita)
  • Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda) – University of Michigan
  • Elainey Bass (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Far From Heaven) – Clark Howard University
  • Shaylin Becton (The Lion King)
  • Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills)
  • Bobbi Bordley (The Lion King)
  • Timothy T.V. Cao (Matilda)
  • Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown)
  • Cameron Colley (Kinky Boots)
  • Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) – Temple University
  • Victoria Dennis (Little Miss Sunshine)
  • Bonale Fambrini (The Lion King)
  • Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) – Harvard University
  • Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie)
  • Hayden Gelman (Dream Street) – University of Delaware
  • Erin Haggerty (A Little Princess) – Texas Christian University
  • Benjamin Harding (Matilda)
  • Jackson Demott Hill (Finding Neverland) – UC Santa Barbara
  • Ethan Halford Holder (The King and I)
  • Junah Jang (Annie) – Stanford University
  • Ethan Khusidman (School of Rock, Chaplin, Soul Doctor) – Georgetown University
  • Oona Laurence (Matilda)
  • Baylee Littrell (Disaster!)
  • Jake Lucas (The King and I, Peter Pan Live, Newsies) – New York University
  • Zachary Mackiewicz (A Little Princess) – Baldwin Wallace University
  • Luke Kolbe Mannikus (Matilda, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, Pippin, Trevor the Musical) – University of Michigan
  • Gabriella Marinich (Dream Street) – University of Miami
  • Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert)
  • Lizzie Mathias (YBAN/KOT Staff Member) – New York University
  • Anna McCarthy (A Little Princess) – NYU Tisch
  • Miranda McKeon (Little Miss Sunshine)
  • Simone Mindolovich (Before Your Very Eyes) – Pratt Institute
  • Grace Mozitis (Dream Street)
  • Jack Mullen (Matilda, Peter Pan Live) – Boston Conservatory
  • Ksenia Nakonechny (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) – Pace University
  • Isaiah D. Negron (The Lion King)
  • Sawyer Nunes (Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Finding Neverland, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda)
  • Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular)
  • Anthony Pierini (Big Fish, Mary Poppins) – Southeastern University
  • Elijah Pluchino (Before Your Very Eyes)
  • Ella Rubin (The Rose Tattoo)
  • Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) – MSU
  • Talia Ryder (Matilda)
  • Bailey Ryon (Matilda) – James Madison University
  • Milly Shapiro (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown)
  • Leonay Shepherd (Little Miss Sunshine) – Pace University
  • Jeremy Shinder (A Christmas Story, Runaways) – Syracuse University
  • Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience)
  • Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) – UCLA
  • Chris Sumpter (Matilda, Runaways)
  • Elizabeth Teeter (The Secret Life of Bees, The Crucible, The Audience, Mary Poppins) – Marymount Manhattan College
  • Alejandro Vargas (Dream Street) – The Juilliard School
  • Madison Zamor (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Dream Street) – Towson University

COLLEGE GRADUATES (plus where they graduated from)

  • Tessa Albertson (Shrek) – Princeton University
  • Chelsea Galembo (Billy Elliot) – New York University
  • Maya Goldstein (Shrek, The People in the Picture) – NYU Tisch
  • Reyna Guerra (Runaways) – Point Park University
  • Izzy Hanson-Johnston (Billy Elliot) – The School of Drama at The New School
  • Audrey Lang (YBAN/KOT Staff Member) – Ithaca College
  • Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) – Purchase College, SUNY
  • Kylie Liya Page (Les Miserables) – College-Conservatory of Music
  • Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) – The Juilliard School
  • Adante Power (Love and Information) – AMDA
  • Logan Rowland (Little Miss Sunshine) – Pace University

The Sound of Music Live will stream again this weekend to benefit the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out Broadway Babysitters’ class schedule for this week below, and register for their classes HERE!

Finally, you have just three more days to catch a virtual reading of Georgia Mae James Unplugs America with Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons) and Charlie Tassone (Frozen)! This reading is a part of “Plays In The House Teen Edition,” which is hosted by Juli Rudetsky Wesley (Unbroken Circle), and has a Q&A with the playwright at the end, moderated by Jonah Verdon (Disaster!). Watch the reading on YouTube!

THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE To Stream This Weekend, Joshua Turchin Spotlighted on ABC7 NY, and more!

The Sound of Music LIVE will stream this weekend for 48 hours only! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

ABC7 NY spotlighted Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and his online edition of “The Early Night Show”! Watch HERE.

Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), and Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) have joined “Virtual Celebration!” in honor of the Barbra Barth Feldman Performing Arts Center, hosted by Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out the newest episode of the “Take A Bow” podcast, hosted by Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin)!

Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) performed “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” with fellow Acapop! KIDS member Preston Howell!

Max William Bartos (Sing Street) will perform during Fulton Theatre’s virtual cabaret on May 28th at 7:30pm ET! Check out this sneak peek:

Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I) will take part in Jim Caruso’s Pajama Cast Party on May 25th at 8pm ET!

And check out this Nick Jr. commercial featuring Sebastian Ortiz (A Christmas Carol)!

“Never Rarely Sometimes Always” with Talia Ryder Available On-Demand Nationwide, SING STREET Cast Album Postponed to April 17th, and more!

Today and yesterday, we are throwing it back both to the live telecasts we’ve seen over our ten-year history, and to the shows like The Addams Family, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Elf, and The Scottsboro Boys, all of which Young Broadway Actor News covered in 2010, its first year of existence. Stay tuned for a 10th Anniversary announcement on Monday! #YoungBway10

“Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” with Talia Ryder (Matilda), arrives on-demand nationwide as of today!

The cast album release date for Sing Street has been pushed back to April 17th, according to iTunes. We’ll keep you updated on its upcoming release!

The original Broadway “Bechdel kids” of Fun Home created another video, this time to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS!

 

Kaden Amari Anderson (Caroline, Or Change) took part in Shine Theatre Arts Project’s virtual cabaret this week!

Congrats to Laila Drew (Generation Me), who guest starred on last night’s episode of “Law & Order: SVU”!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) joined today’s episode of “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Today, Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) stopped by (YOUNG)’s Instagram account (@YoungBroadwaySeries) to chat about the industry! And yesterday, the (YOUNG) Instagram hosted a livestreamed concert from Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter)! Be sure to check out their account.

 

 

The Broadway production of Frozen is now taking video submissions from Equity members. If you are a non-Equity performer, please see this link for submitting for Young Anna and Young Elsa!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor), guest starring Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie)!

Did you watch and live tweet along with the Broadway alumni of “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch” yesterday?

 

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Caroline, Or Change and The Bedwetter!



BEETLEJUICE Opening Night Press, Voting Now Open for Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations, and more!

Check out all of the opening night photo and video coverage from Beetlejuice:

Voting to pick the nominees for this year’s Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards is now open! Go vote for your favorites from this season HERE.

Did you tune in to the final season premiere of “The Son” on AMC last night, featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)?

Tonight, Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) competed in the Divisional Finals on “World of Dance”!

Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) attended the Clubbed Thumb’s Gala earlier this week! Take a look at photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

The cast of Dear Evan Hansen recently celebrated the show’s 1000th performance, and BroadwayWorld.com was on hand!

Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess) and Caroline Basu (School of Rock) appear in the first season of “Ramy,” streaming on Hulu now!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Waitress, The Lion King, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, Frozen, and (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!













Joziyah Jean-Felix Joins THE LION KING for Limited Run, Photo Coverage from THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW, and more!

Please welcome Joziyah Jean-Felix, who will be joining The Lion King for a limited run as Young Simba after touring with the show across the country! Congratulations, Joziyah!

Check out photo coverage from “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (The Pill), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), and special guest Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies) perform “Go The Distance” at 54 Below in the recent “Newsies Sings Alan Menken” concert!

From the same concert, here’s video of Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies) performing “The Mob Song/Once And For All”!

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






LAZARUS Cast Album Coming Out October 21st, LYRICS FOR LIFE Photo Coverage, and more!

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The Lazarus cast album is due to come out October 21st! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Check out photo coverage from Lyrics for Life on BroadwayWorld.com!

Get to know Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) on BroadwayBox.com!

Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) will co-star as Frank Gotti in a new film called “The Life and Death of John Gotti”! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, School of Rock, The Lion King, Matilda, On Your Feet, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, and Waitress!

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Claire Keane Leaves WAITRESS, Gabby Gutierrez Books “Mozart in the Jungle,” and more!

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Happy trails to Claire Keane, who took her final bow in Waitress today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

Our Broadway family rocks! We're going to miss you tons. Claire's final performance tomorrow, McKenna takes her final bow on Wednesday

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Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock) has booked a role on “Mozart in the Jungle”! Congrats, Gabby!

Yesterday at this production!! #mozartinthejungle

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In case you missed Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” we’ve made a playlist of clips from the interview! Check it out:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Lyrics for Life, The Lion King, and Fun Home!

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Gabriella Pizzolo and Grace Capeless Cast in “Beaches” Remake, LYRICS FOR LIFE Coming Up Soon, and more!

Congratulations to Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) and Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), who have both been cast in the upcoming movie remake of “Beaches”! Gabby will play Young CC, the younger version of Idina Menzel’s character, and Grace will play Young Hillary, the younger version of Nia Long’s character. Find out more on TVLine.com!

Get your tickets now for Lyrics for Life, which is Saturday, September 10th; they’re going fast! Get more details HERE.

Hear Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) sing from The Lion King on EW.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, School of Rock, Matilda, Les Miserables, Ruthless!, and Kinky Boots!

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Gabriella Pizzolo Featured on Playbill, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Aiming for Broadway Revival, and more!

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Find out what makes Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) scared about growing up and more on Playbill.com!

Once On This Island is aiming for a Broadway revival! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Tre Jones (The Lion King) and Olivia Chun (The King and I) have been cast in the short film “Curbside Waltz”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) has booked a guest star role on a TV series! Find out more:

Also, Caleb and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear on “The Tonight Show” tomorrow night–find out more on NBC.com. They will also appear at Elsie Fest on September 5th! Get more information about that on Broadway.com.

The Broadway revival of Singin’ in the Rain has been postponed indefinitely. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Get your tickets for Lyrics for Life now! In addition to the performers we previously announced, it will feature Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Madison Zamor (Dream Street, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Jete Laurence (Number the Stars), Aimee Laurence (A Little Princess), Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man), Chloe Smith (A Little Princess), Charlotte Wesson (A Little Princess), Isabella Moitoso (A Little Princess), Bobby Becht (Dream Street), Kaitlyn Franck (Dream Street), Alyssa Franck (Dream Street), Zachary Brod (Dream Street, On a Stool at the End of the Bar), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), Erin Haggerty (A Little Princess), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), Ellie Kim (Dream Street), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Grace Mozitis (Dream Street), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Megan Trageser (Dream Street), Nicole Wildy (Dream Street), Ireland Horan (A Little Princess), Katherine LaFountain (A Little Princess), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Maya Slaughter (Dream Street), Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), and McKenzie Mullahey (Dream Street). Find out more HERE.

Anastasia has announced that it will begin Broadway performances on March 23, 2017, with an official opening night of April 24, 2017! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Keaton Tetlow (Lisa and Leonardo) will guest star on season 2 of “Outsiders”! Find out more:

Watch Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) and other child prodigies pay tribute to Michael Jackson!

Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home) will go on for Small Alison on September 5th and 6th! Get more information:

There’s only two more days to sign up for the Parent’s Guide to Broadway workshop! Find out more:

Jake Heston Miller (New York Spectacular) has booked a role on “Mother Goose Club”! Get more details:

Signing a contract for a new project! Eep the mouse on @mothergooseclub #netflix #mothergooseclub #take3talent #voiceover

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Broadway Week begins September 5th! Get your tickets HERE.

Alexandria Suarez (On Your Feet) pops in on Ana Villafane’s backstage tour in a video on TheaterMania.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Matilda, Kinky Boots, Fun Home, Les Miserables, and A Day by the Sea!

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