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!

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!









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!

THE FERRYMAN and BEETLEJUICE Win Drama Desk Awards, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Announces National Tour, and more!

Congratulations to The Ferryman and Beetlejuice, which took home Drama Desk Awards last night! Check out the full list of winners and nominees on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Tom Glynn-Carney for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Sam Mendes for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Set Design for a Musical – David Korins for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Sound Design in a Play – Nick Powell for The Ferryman

What the Constitution Means to Me is launching a national tour! Get more details on Playbill.com and be sure to follow our sister site Kids on Tour for upcoming news.

Sarah Silverman’s The Bedwetter will make its world premiere at Atlantic Theater Company! Find out more on Broadway.com.

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

Photo Credit: Broadway.com







Bella May Mordus’s Birthday, Sophia Anne Caruso in Harper’s Bazaar, and more!

Happy Birthday to Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman), who turns 13 today!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) recently did an interview with Harper’s Bazaar and you can read it HERE.

Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem) performed with Broadway Youth Ensemble at the International Auto Show this week at the Javits Center in NYC. Check out those pictures below:

 

And here are more pictures from the kids of The Ferryman, The Lion King, and Waitress!





GiaNina Paolantonio on U.K. Tour with “Dance Moms,” Hudson Loverro in THE WHO’S TOMMY at the Kennedy Center, and more!

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) is touring the U.K. right now as part of the new cast of “Dance Moms”! The tour finishes up April 20th in London (where they are also seeing the West End production of The Lion King)! Get tickets for their London show HERE.

Get your tickets for The Who’s Tommy at the Kennedy Center, featuring Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Assassins)!

“When I Grow Up,” an interview series where we chat with young theatre alumni about their current projects, is back! I’m studying abroad in the U.K. right now, so our next interviewee is a West End star! Find out tomorrow who it is!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Waitress, and The Ferryman!






THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Extends Run, Drama League Nominations Announced, and more!

The Secret Life of Bees has extended its Off-Broadway run at the Atlantic Theater Company! Get more details on Playbill.com.

The Drama League Awards nominations were announced this morning, and All My Sons at Roundabout Theatre Company, The Jungle at St. Ann’s Warehouse, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, and What the Constitution Means to Me all received nominations! Check out the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play – The Jungle
  • Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play – What the Constitution Means to Me
  • Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play – All My Sons
  • Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical – Beetlejuice
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Annette Bening for All My Sons
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Alex Brightman for Beetlejuice
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Paddy Considine for The Ferryman
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Ammar Haj Ahmad for The Jungle
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Leslie Kritzer for Beetlejuice
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Tracy Letts for All My Sons
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Heidi Schreck for What the Constitution Means to Me
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Ben Turner for The Jungle

Jordan Cole (School of Rock) provided voiceover for this Philips commercial!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of “Sounds for the Silent” at The Green Room 42 and Waitress!







Leila Rose Gross to Depart FROZEN and Mikee Castillo to Depart THE LION KING, Fiona Morgan Quinn and Winter Donnelly to Join FROZEN, and more!

Leila Rose Gross will play her final performance of Frozen on May 11th. Catch her as Young Anna before then!

You have until May 4th to see Mikee Castillo as Young Nala in The Lion King!

Congrats to Fiona Morgan Quinn (Grinch tour) and Winter Donnelly, who will make their Broadway debuts in Frozen next month!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Lion King, Waitress, The Ferryman, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Beetlejuice!







Erica Simone Barnett to Perform with Kidz Theater Ambassadors, Tyler Hentz Performing in NEWSIES at Central Bucks High School, and more!

Tomorrow, Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda) and Kidz Theater’s other 2019 Ambassadors will perform at Studio 17N in Ripley-Grier to raise money for their Disney World trip and performance! Tickets will be sold at the door: $10 for kids/alumni and $15 for adults, cash only.

Tyler Hentz (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is performing in Newsies at Central Bucks High School in Doylestown, PA, this weekend! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, The Ferryman, and Frozen!








Madalen Yarbrough Mills in Netflix’s “Jingle Jangle,” Cayen Martin on “The Chi,” and more!

Alum Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock) has been cast in “Jingle Jangle,” Netflix’s first live-action musical! Get more info HERE!

Alum Cayen Martin (The Lion King) will appear on this season of “The Chi” on Showtime!

Tina – The Tina Turner Musical will open on Broadway in November! Get more info HERE!

Alum Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia) modeled for American Girl this week!

Watch the cast of The Ferryman talk about their show below!

And check out these pictures from the kids of Waitress, The Ferryman, and The Lion King!