Earlier this week, Presley Ryan performed “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway Under the Stars, a free event at The Shops at Columbus Circle!
YBAN has created a playlist of holiday songs from musicals like Elf and A Christmas Story, tracks from “Carols for a Cure” and “The Holiday Star Experience,” and singles/EPs released by the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway! We’ll be updating it throughout the season. Give a listen HERE!
“Sunny Side Up,” with Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), has arrived on Brat TV!
You can catch Jim Kaplan (School of Rock, The King and I) in Last Days of Summer at Kansas City Repertory Theatre through September 30th! Fun fact: also in the cast is Delilah Rose Pellow‘s (Anastasia) sister Josephine! Find out more on KCRep.org.
Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), and Leonay Sheperd (Little Miss Sunshine) have been cast in Jesus Christ Superstar at Kidz Theater! Get more details HERE.
Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) has made it to the finals of Connecticut’s Got Talent! You can catch her performing in this finals this Friday night, September 28th. Get your tickets HERE!
If you’re in Columbus, OH, you can see the short film “The Music Lesson,” with Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle: The Musical) play Nightmares Film Festival October 18-21!
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!
The Secret Life of Bees, which will make its Off-Broadway premiere next year at Atlantic Theater Company, is holding Equity Principal Auditions for the role of Lily which is described as follows: “Female, 14 years old, Caucasian. A precocious, driven and self-possessed 14-year- old from South Carolina. She moves through the world with a lot of darkness and wrestles with a mixture of anger, melancholy and guilt, all fed by the belief that she is responsible for the death of her mother. G3 to D5 (belt), head voice/falsetto up to F5.” See this Playbill notice for more info. If you are a NOT a member of Equity, please see the Backstage.com article 9 Things To Know Before Your First EPA before auditioning!
Gettin’ The Band Back Together recently went to the recording studio to record their cast album! Check out BroadwayWorld.com for photo coverage.
And here are more pictures from the kids of Anastasia, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, School Of Rock, and Waitress!
Once On This Island will do a benefit performance for the Actors Fund! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.
Congratulations to Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Runaways, Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!), who will play Lydia in the pre-Broadway engagement of Beetlejuice in Washington, D.C., this fall!
Chloé Bryan (School of Rock), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Jeremy T. Villas (Kris Kringle The Musical, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), and Timothy Yang (The King and I) are among the performers taking part in “A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant” on September 7th and 14th at The Green Room 42! Get your tickets HERE.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, The Lion King, School of Rock, Frozen, and Anastasia!
Happy Opening to the company of Gettin’ The Band Back Together! Break a leg, everyone!
Happy Trails to Antonio Watson and the company of This Ain’t No Disco, which closed yesterday at Atlantic Theater Company! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Antonio!
Also, Antonio took over Atlantic Theater Company’s Instagram yesterday, and Hudson Loverro took over the School of Rock Instagram! Check out what they posted!
Tonight, the cast of School of Rock made an appearance on Food Network’s “Reality Cupcakes” at 10:30pm!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of This Ain’t No Disco, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Waitress, Anastasia, The Lion King, School of Rock, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Mary Page Marlowe!
A Christmas Story LIVE will arrive on DVD on November 13th. Please see Amazon.com to pre-order.
Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is now appearing in a Little League commercial on ESPN. Be sure to keep an eye out for him and let us know if you see him!
Here’s another video of Katie Grober (Waitress) on the Today Show! Watch her perform “I’m Yours” with Jason Mraz below:
And here are more pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Gettin’ The Band Back Together,The Lion King, Mary Page Marlowe, and School of Rock!
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