TREVOR Postpones Performances Through June 7, Nia Sioux’s Book Available for Pre-Order, and more

As we continue to look back in honor of our 10th anniversary, we re-visit 2017, when Broadway welcomed childhood favorites Anastasia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and welcomed back Once On This Island and Miss Saigon!

2018 was another busy year for us as we covered shows like Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Ferryman, as well as the Off-Broadway hit The Jungle!

We’ve now had a first and second wave of cast announcements for our 10th anniversary virtual concert this Monday, April 13th at 4pm PST / 7pm EST! The concert will take place on YouTube (streaming link to come) and the lineup will include (with more announcements coming soon):

  • Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables, On Your Feet)
  • Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars)
  • Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live)
  • Caroline Basu (School of Rock)
  • Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie)
  • Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street)
  • Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime)
  • Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
  • Adriana Braganza (The King and I)
  • Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie)
  • Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984)
  • Chloe Bryan (School of Rock)
  • Grace Capeless (Matilda, The Lion King, A Christmas Story)
  • Jordan Cole (School of Rock)
  • Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
  • Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, “In The Heights”)
  • Reese Sebastian Diaz (Mary Poppins, Dear Evan Hansen)
  • Cate Elefante (Waitress)
  • Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I)
  • Jake Ryan Flynn (Mrs. Doubtfire, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
  • Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie)
  • Carly Gold (The Ferryman)
  • Katie Grober (Waitress)
  • Winnie Grober
  • Taylor Paige Henderson (The Bedwetter)
  • Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo)
  • Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot)
  • Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)
  • Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King)
  • Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars)
  • Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
  • Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress)
  • Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands)
  • Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda)
  • Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Fun Home, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie)
  • Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen, Matilda)
  • Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot)
  • Sebastian Ortiz (A Christmas Carol)
  • Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem)
  • Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock)
  • GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda, “Dance Moms”)
  • Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia)
  • Ayla Schwartz (Frozen)
  • Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia)
  • Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess)
  • Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale)
  • Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol)
  • Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire)
  • Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill)
  • Jeremy T. Villas (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots)
  • Jaden Myles Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
  • Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon)
  • Jaidyn Young (Annie)

Trevor has postponed performances through June 7th. More updates coming soon!

Nia Sioux (Trip of Love, “Dance Moms”) wrote a book and it’s available to pre-order now!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) sang “Waving Through A Window” for the cast of HBO’s “Barry” during a recent “Stars In The House” live stream! (He appears around 52:09.)

Check out Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) covering Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” as part of Acapop! KIDS:

Check out the newest single from Big Pity, a new band including Broadway alum Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), titled “Things to Work On,” on Apple Music or Spotify!

Milo Manheim (Generation Me) took part in “Saturday Night Seder” tonight! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Mehret Marsh (Tina) livestreamed from (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and guests Fallyn and Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live)!

Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime) stopped by Camp Broadway’s podcast!

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

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, TINA, and CURSED CHILD Break Holiday Box Office Records; Sadie Sink Cast in “Dear Zoe”; and more!

A Christmas Carol, Tina, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child broke box office records over the holidays! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Broadway alum and “Stranger Things” star Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie) has been cast in the upcoming movie “Dear Zoe”! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.

Jake Gyllenhaal’s production company, Nine Stories Productions, is producing a film adaptation of Fun Home, with Jake Gyllenhaal starring as Bruce Bechdel! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and more, including the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrating New Year’s!







THE UNDERLYING CHRIS Begins Previews, Fina Strazza Guest Stars on “Madam Secretary,” and more!

Happy first preview to The Underlying Chris! Break a leg!

Congrats to Fina Strazza (Matilda, Animal), who guest starred on last week’s episode of “Madam Secretary”!

Young Broadway Actor News is bringing you a look at the brand new Harmony Helper app! Check out the press release HERE.

“The Assistant,” featuring Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street), will arrive in theaters in January! Get more details on Deadline.com.

“Nostalgic Christmas,” a brand new Hallmark Christmas movie with Jenna Weir (Frozen), will premiere on Halloween!

Andrew Barth Feldman and the Evan Hansens of London, Toronto, and the US Tour performed “For Forever” to celebrate the first performance of Dear Evan Hansen in London!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of for all the women who thought they were Mad, Fear, Frozen, and more, including lots of photos of Broadway and Off-Broadway kids celebrating Halloween!

THE LION KING and FROZEN to Hold Open Calls in Chicago and Los Angeles, BEETLEJUICE Production Photos, and more!

Disney is holding open calls for kids for The Lion King and Frozen in Chicago and Los Angeles! Get more information HERE.

Check out production photos from Beetlejuice on Broadway.com!

Happy Halloween from Young Broadway Actor News! Have fun and be safe tonight, and check out these Halloween pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, The Hard Problem, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, and more!

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Connor Mills Joins KINKY BOOTS, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Stars Reflect on the Show, and more!

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Congratulations to Connor Mills, who made his Broadway debut this week in Kinky Boots!

The child stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory reflected on their time with the show in an interview on TheaterMania.com!

Check out a brand new song called “Let Them Stay,” written by Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots)!

Check out this picture of Broadway alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie) on the Golden Globes red carpet last night! (Photo Credit: Entertainment Tonight.)

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Shadowlands, School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Once On This Island, Ballyturk, Frozen, and Waitress!

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Full Video of Final ENDANGERED Performance, Ellie Kim on as Katie in SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

You can watch the full final performance of Endangered on Facebook!

Ellie Kim is going on as Katie in School of Rock on January 6th at 2pm!

Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie) is starring in a new film called “Slender Man”! Check out the first trailer:

Arica Himmel (The Layover) recently appeared on “Sesame Street”! Here’s a clip:

Congrats to Jeremy T. Villas (Kris Kringle The Musical, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), who also appeared on an episode of “Sesame Street” this past weekend!

Joshua Turchin (The Pill) did a cover of “Everything Stays” from “Adventure Time”! Watch below:

Songs from A Bronx Tale, Sunday in the Park with George, Amelie, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Holiday Inn were featured on BroadwayBox’s Best Broadway Showtunes of 2017 playlist! Check it out HERE.

Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock) was highlighted on MonstersAndCritics.com!

Take a look at photo coverage from the Once On This Island cast album recording session on BroadwayWorld.com!

Alum Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) talked about “The Greatest Showman,” ballet, and more on PulseSpikes.com!

Check out a list of holiday recipes, including one for s’mores pie from Walden Sullivan (School of Rock), on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of Good For Otto, Once On This Island, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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Zoe Manarel in “Happy” and “Eighth Grade,” Pictures and Videos from RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

Thank you all for an incredible 2017; check out our top 9 posts from this year according to Instagram! Happy New Year!

Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) recently completed ADR/VO work on a SyFy show called “Happy” and the independent film “Eighth Grade”! Get more information:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, A Bronx Tale, Waitress, School of Rock, The Lion King, and Anastasia!

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YBAN Kids Performing in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL Performs This Week, and more!

During this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nicole Scimeca will perform with her Anastasia co-stars, Mia Williamson and Emerson Davis will perform with their Once On This Island castmates, Kenneth Aikens (The Lion King) will appear on the “Sesame Street” float, and Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) will appear with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots!

Kris Kringle the Musical performs this week! Check out these pictures of the cast performing on Fox 5 Good Day New York:

Cleveland fans! The A Christmas Story House & Museum will hold a free watch party for A Christmas Story Live on the day of the big show! Find out more on Cleveland.com.

Check out pictures from the Carols For A Cure album recording session with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on BroadwayWorld.com!

A new block of Anastasia tickets is now on sale! Get more details on AnastasiaBroadway.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of A Christmas Story Live and Once On This Island!

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Sets Closing Date, Sneak Peek of “Sesame Street” with Gianna Harris, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has set a closing date of January 14th, 2018. Go see it while you can! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s a sneak peek of Gianna Harris (School of Rock) appearing on “Sesame Street”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once On This Island, Miss Saigon, Waitress, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Anastasia, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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Ruth Righi to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK This Week, CAROLS FOR A CURE Available for Order, and more!

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Ruth Righi will play her final performance of School of Rock this week. Go see her if you can!

Starting the countdown @sormusical : 7 more shows😘

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Get your copy of this year’s Carols for a Cure CD, featuring tracks sung by the casts of Waitress, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, and more, from the Broadway Cares Online Store!

Watch Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) sing “Superman” at 54 Below!

Jad Grey (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is in an ad for Family Dollar!

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

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