MEDEA Begins Previews at Brooklyn Academy of Music, TREVOR Holding Open Call, and more!

Happy first preview to the company of Medea at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)! Break a leg, everyone!

Trevor is holding an open call for actors/actresses ages 12-16 both online and in NYC! Get more details here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Frozen, The Inheritance, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea, and Dear Evan Hansen!

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“Porgy & Bess” Closing Performance (with Emerson Davis) to Air Live in Movie Theaters, “Timmy Failure” with Chris Martinez Coming to Disney+, and more!

The Metropolitan Opera’s production of Porgy & Bess, with Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), will air their closing performance live in movie theaters on February 1st, as well as February 5th and 8th! Get more details on FathomEvents.com.

“Timmy Failure,” featuring Chris Martinez (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), will arrive on Disney+ on February 7th!

Check out video from the final scene and curtain call of the closing performance of Waitress courtesy of TheaterMania.com, as well as closing curtain call footage of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord below:

Jason Robert Brown is holding an open casting call for a developmental presentation of his newest musical! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Get excited for BroadwayCon, coming up in just two and a half weeks! Here’s Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) performing “Middle of a Moment” at last year’s Star-To-Be competition!

Look for Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) in “Brahms: The Boy II,” in theaters on February 21st!

And here are pictures from the recent Inside Broadway event with Beetlejuice!

Carly Gendell Performs in “So You Think You Can Belt” Tonight, Shane Davis to Tour with KidzBop, and more!

Tonight, you can see alum Carly Gendell (School of Rock) performing in “So You Think You Can Belt” at The West End Lounge at 9pm! Get tickets HERE.

Shane Davis (Matilda) will tour with KidzBop this year! Get more details on PRNewswire.com.

Ava Briglia (Anatomy of a Suicide) took part in the Larson Legacy Concert, performing work by Andy Roninson! Check out a playlist of the concert:

“Uncut Gems,” with Max William Bartos (Sing Street), is in theaters now!

Here’s a full video of the final curtain call at Waitress!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, Beetlejuice, and Medea!






Zoe Glick Cast in UNKNOWN SOLDIER at Playwrights Horizons, Best Broadway Plays and Musicals of the Decade Lists from TheaterMania, and more!

Zoe Glick (Frozen) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons! Read the full cast announcement HERE.

Congrats to Waitress, Once, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway musicals of the decade list; and to What the Constitution Means to Me, The Ferryman, and The Inheritance, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway plays of the decade list!

Also, congratulations to Kinky Boots and The Lion King, which are both among the highest-grossing Broadway shows of the decade! Check out the full list on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sing Street, A Christmas Carol, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress, as well as Young Broadway Actor News’ Top 9 Instagram posts of 2019!









Max William Bartos in SING STREET, Pictures and Videos from RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, BEETLEJUICE, and more!

We hope those who celebrate had a wonderful Hanukkah!

We want to officially congratulate 16-year-old Max William Bartos, who makes his Off-Broadway debut in Sing Street at New York Theatre Workshop!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Beetlejuice, Waitress, and A Christmas Carol!

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Ava Briglia Cast in Atlantic Theater Company’s ANATOMY OF A SUICIDE, MRS. DOUBTFIRE Cast to Perform at BroadwayCon, and more!

Congratulations to Ava Briglia (The Ferryman, School of Rock, Matilda), who has been cast in Atlantic Theater Company’s Anatomy of a Suicide! Get more details on Playbill.com.

The cast of Mrs. Doubtfire will perform at BroadwayCon! More details to come.

Fun Home and The Ferryman landed on another Top 10 New York Theater of the Decade list!

Congrats to Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia), who will play Small Alison in Fun Home at Kansas City Repertory Theatre! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

This week, you can see Oscar Williams (Fun Home) in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead this weekend at Vermont Stage in Burlington, VT! Get tickets HERE.

Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live) recently appeared on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” alongside Mariah Carey!

You can hear the voice of Broadway alum Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) on “The Rocketeer” on Disney Junior!

Here’s a look at the upcoming film “The Last Thing Mary Saw,” featuring Eli Rayman (The Winter’s Tale)!

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) will sing the National Anthem for the New York Rangers this weekend!

Laurissa “Lala” Romain (South Pacific) has joined the previously announced Julia Nightingale (Generation Me) in The 8th at The Secret Theatre in January 2020!

YBAN founder Lindsay went “Into the Unknown” last night to catch Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) in “Frozen 2”! Great job, Mattea!

Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) has launched a line of colorful hair extensions called Hair Candy!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of “John Mulaney and The Sack Lunch Bunch,” Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Waitress!

Winter Donnelly Joins OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD, Robert Montano and Eric Sebek to Perform at Broadway Sessions, and more!

Congratulations to Winter Donnelly (Frozen), who has joined the cast of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Off-Broadway!

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Eric Sebek (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will perform at Broadway Sessions this Thursday night!

Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) will appear alongside the many previously announced alumni in “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”! Here’s a new promo:

A Christmas Carol has broken box office records at the Lyceum Theatre! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out the NBC Nightly News segment about Sebastian Ortiz and Jai Ram Srinivasan!

Check out pictures of Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) recording for Carols For A Cure on BroadwayWorld.com, and check out a peek at the track here:

Check out pictures of Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) teaching an audition master class with A Class Act NY!

Beetlejuice, Betrayal, and What the Constitution Means to Me are included in Entertainment Weekly’s Best Stage Shows of 2019 list!

Fun Home, The Scottsboro Boys, and The Piano Lesson are among The Hollywood Reporter’s Best New York Theater of the Decade!

Layla Capers (The Lion King) and Antonio Watson (Tina) performed with Spotlight Kidz before the 5pm performance of Radio City Christmas Spectacular yesterday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Julia Nightingale (Generation Me) has been cast The 8th at The Secret Theatre from January 7-18 in Long Island City! Get tickets HERE.

Yesterday was The Actors Fund presentation of Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol with Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and the recent Pillows for Paws event with Cabaret for a Cause!

THE UNDERLYING CHRIS Closes, BETRAYAL and THE INHERITANCE Among The Hollywood Reporter’s “Best New York Theater of 2019,” and more!

Happy Trails to the company of The Underlying Chris! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Betrayal and The Inheritance are among The Hollywood Reporter’s Best New York Theater of 2019!

“Zombies 2,” with Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE) and Milo Manheim (Generation Me), will arrive on Disney Channel on February 14, 2020! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

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

Here’s a sneak peek at “Little Fires Everywhere,” with Lexi Underwood (The Lion King)!

Waitress hosted a reunion this week for the past and present Lulus!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, The Underlying Chris, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Frozen!






Mattea Conforti and Kaylin Hedges Nominated for BroadwayWorld Awards, “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch” Soundtrack Available for Pre-Order, and more!

Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) and Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle) have been nominated for BroadwayWorld Regional Awards for their performances in Matilda and Loch Ness, respectively! Vote for Mattea in the St. Louis Awards and for Kaylin in the Central New York Awards.

You can now pre-order the soundtrack for “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”!

The Actors’ Fund benefit performance of Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol has added Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Gloria Manning (Tina), Ayla Schwartz (Frozen), and Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) to their cast! Get tickets HERE.

The first teaser trailer for “In the Heights” is here! The film will feature Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) as Sonny and Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo), Reyna Guerra (Runaways), Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet), and Jordan Vergara (On Your Feet) as dancers.

A Class Act NY has added another audition master class with Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice), happening this Sunday! Get more details HERE.

Shaylin Becton (The Lion King) can be heard in the theme song for “Fast & Furious: Spy Racers,” coming to Netflix on December 26th!

 

Hell on Earth: A New Musical (about Middle School) will play 54 Below on January 24th and 25th, with Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie) as their special guest for the January 24th show! Get tickets on 54Below.com.

Here’s full video of the cast of Beetlejuice performing at Barnes & Noble recently!

Ruth Righi (School of Rock, Really Rosie) performed in “Eric Petersen’s Mini-Big-Band Christmas” at The Rockwell in Los Angeles tonight! Find out more HERE.

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) will play a concert in Asbury Park, NJ, later this month, with his band Work in Progress!

Monte Greene (All My Sons) appears in this ad for Target!

 

 

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Had such a great time partnering up with @target on this photo shoot to promote the most comfortable pajamas I’ve ever been in!!!

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Delaney Quinn (Waitress) appears in this video for Nick Jr.!

 

 

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‘Tis the season for gingerbread house building fun!

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Here’s a look at the Claras of Radio City Christmas Spectacular in rehearsal!

Katie Greendorfer (School of Rock) voices the character of Emily Elizabeth on the “Clifford the Big Red Dog” section of the PBS Kids website!

 

Laurissa “Lala” Romain (South Pacific) has completed a project for Netflix! More details to come.

 

 

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All in a hard days twerk #ThatsAWrap Can’t wait to announce this!

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And check out this new music video from Broadway Star Project for “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” The video features Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street), and Blake Devin Sheridan (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), among many others!

BEETLEJUICE to Close in June 2020, Casting Announced for Brooklyn Academy of Music’s MEDEA, and more!

Beetlejuice is set to close in June 2020. Go see the show while you can! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Brooklyn Academy of Music’s production of Medea has completed its casting! Congrats to Gabriel Amoroso, Emeka Guindo, Orson Hong, and Jolly Swag!

Emma Lyles recently made her Broadway debut in Betrayal! As her role was a spoiler, we wanted to wait until the production closed yesterday to officially congratulate Emma. Here are a few pictures from her experience!

Fina Strazza (Matilda, Animal) is raising money for The Sugarplum Sled, an organization that provides gifts and other necessities to homeless children in NYC this holiday season! See how you can donate HERE.

“Frozen 2,” with Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), and “The Lion King,” with Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), have both picked up nominations for Golden Globe Awards! Get the full list on NYTimes.com.

In other award news, “Us,” with Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), “Frozen 2,” and “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) and Julian Silva (The Lion King), all received Critics Choice Awards nominations! Among these is a nomination for Best Young Actor/Actress for Shahadi’s work in “Us.” Get more information on HollywoodReporter.com.

Get to know Rebecca Myles Stewart (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) in Dance Spirit!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) guest stars on an episode of the web series “Adulting with Jane”! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And check out this video of Akira Golz (Matilda) appearing in a “Saturday Night Live” sketch over this past weekend alongside Jennifer Lopez!