This week, catch Victoria Collett (Waitress) and her sister Francesca in a virtual production of The People Garden! The show performs August 28th-30th and Victoria and Francesca appear in the 123 Cast. Get tickets on PixieDustPlayers.org!
Good luck to all those nominated for Antonyo Awards tonight!
Beginning at 2pm EST (earlier today), Peter Pan Live is available to stream for the next 48 hours! Watch HERE.
Also beginning earlier today, through July 3rd, you can stream Lincoln Center’s Broadway production of Act One with Matthew Schechter! Get more details and watch now on LincolnCenter.org.
Also streaming now is our graduation concert to celebrate the Class of 2020, featuring performances by alumni from Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Evita, and more, all graduating from high school or college this year! Please watch and donate to Feeding America and Brown Girls Do Ballet via the links in the YouTube description, then let us know so we can give you a shoutout on our social media! Watch HERE. (Please note that one song in the concert contains some adult language.)
Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Amanda Swickle (Tink!) both made it into the Top 5 of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage competition!
Blasina Olowe (for all the women who thought they were Mad) performed in a benefit concert in support of Black Lives Matter today! The stream is still available at On The Hook’s Facebook page.
Congratulations to The Inheritance, which won the Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Play! Check out the full list of winners on BroadwayWorld.com.
Tomorrow, celebrate this year’s graduates with our benefit concert for Feeding America and Brown Girls Do Ballet! Remember: you can send us a screenshot of your donation and we will give you a shoutout on our social media! Tune in HERE.
Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) will take part in a benefit for the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund on June 25th! Find out more on Variety.com.
Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street) appears with Questlove in this commercial for Citizens Bank!
Check out these throwbacks to the 2014 Tony Awards: a performance from the company of Violet as well as the boys of Finding Neverland performing alongside Jennifer Hudson prior to the show “flying” to Broadway:
The cast album of Sing Street is out now!
The film adaptation of In The Heights has been pushed back to 2021. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
The nominations for this year’s Drama Desk Awards were announced today! See below for a list of nominations for our featured shows, and the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.
Outstanding Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
Outstanding Musical – The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company
Outstanding Actor in a Play – Kyle Soller for The Inheritance
Outstanding Actress in a Play – Rose Byrne for Medea at BAM
Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Saycon Sengbloh for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Actress in a Musical – Adrienne Warren for Tina
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Lois Smith for The Inheritance
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – LaChanze for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Director of a Play – Stephen Daldry for The Inheritance
Outstanding Music – Duncan Sheik for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Lyrics – Susan Birkenhead for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Book of a Musical – Lynn Nottage for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical – Mark Thompson for Tina
Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Jane Cox for The Secret Life of Bees
Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical – Bruno Poet for Tina
Outstanding Projection Design – Julia Frey for Medea
Outstanding Sound Design for a Play – Paul Arditti and Christopher Reid for The Inheritance
Outstanding Wig and Hair Design – Campbell Young Associates for Tina
Outstanding Adaptation – A Christmas Carol by Jack Thorne
Outstanding Adaptation – Mojada by Luis Alfaro at The Public Theater
Also nominated in several categories each were the Broadway revival of West Side Story, which features alumni Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) and Jacob Guzman (Newsies) and Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Scotland, PA, which featured Will Meyers (Generation Me). Finally, WP Theater (which produced Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) and its founder Julia Miles received a special award.
“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) continued with an episode earlier today that featured stars from Disney Channel, including alum Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE)! Find out more on Playbill.com.
Recent live-streamed concerts on the (YOUNG) Instagram account featured Gianna Harris (School of Rock) and Caroline Basu (School of Rock)!
Alum Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), currently starring in Mrs. Doubtfire, stopped by “Stars In The House” yesterday alongside Rob McClure, Jenn Gambatese, and more! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.
Charlotte MacLeod (The Bedwetter) appeared on a recent episode of “Cyberchase for Real” on PBS Kids!
Joshua Turchin’s (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) “The Early Night Show” is now on Broadway Podcast Network! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.
The Earth Day Live livestream tomorrow, April 22nd, will feature alumni Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie), Oscar Williams (Fun Home), Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie, Fun Home), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Alexander Bello (Caroline, Or Change, The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons), Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King), Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots), Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon), Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon), Jace Chen (Miss Saigon), and more, including some of their siblings. Get more information on Broadway.com!
Thank you to Zoe Glick (The Bedwetter, Unknown Soldier, Frozen) and Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) for their video messages for our 10th anniversary!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Tina!
The full cast for next week’s Public Theater gala staging of Runaways has been announced, and it features many of the Encores! cast members from 2016, as well as several new cast members, some of whom are Broadway and tour alumni! Take a look at the full list of performers on Playbill.com.
A Bronx Tale, Once On This Island, and Kinky Boots will be among the shows taking part in Broadway in the Boros this summer! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.
The casts of Frozen and Once On This Island will perform at the Tony Awards this Sunday! Get more details HERE.
Ayla Schwartz‘s (Frozen) mom Elaine chatted about raising a child actress on Broadway with KidGooRoo.com!
And here are pictures from the kids of Anastasia, Waitress, and School of Rock!
Frozen, 1984, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Once On This Island, Anastasia, Waitress, and Kinky Boots have all been nominated for Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Check out the full list on Broadway.com.
Runaways will have a free encore performance! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.
Olivia Bond (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) finished her run on “MasterChef Junior” just short of the Top 5. We’re so proud of you, Olivia!
The cast of New York City Center’s Runaways will headline the Public Theater’s 2018 gala! Get tickets HERE.
“The Greatest Showman” is out in theaters now! It features Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Sawyer Niehaus (Fun Home), Emerson Tate Alexander (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Madison Smith (Matilda), Rocco Wu (The King and I), and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda). Congrats to all involved!
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will release more tickets in February of 2018! Get more details:
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, The Thing With Feathers, School of Rock, Anastasia, Frozen, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!
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