First, we want to send a huge thank you to everyone who’s voted for a better future this year! Check out this parody song, “Joy to the Polls,” featuring Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman, Make Believe), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), Caroline Basu (School of Rock), Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Dream Street, Number the Stars), and more!
Congrats to Gabriel Amoroso (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea), who booked a voiceover gig!
In case you missed it, here’s the full “Voices To End Hunger” concert from last Friday, featuring Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984), Eve Johnson (The Net Will Appear), Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), Taylor Paige Henderson (The Bedwetter), Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock), Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Antonio J. Watson (Tina, This Ain’t No Disco), and more!
Kids from School of Rock, Frozen, and more will present a concert on November 22nd to benefit Glut 1 Deficiency Syndrome!
Here’s the newest episode of “Kyla’s Korner,” hosted by Kyla Carter (Number the Stars)!
Did you watch the election special from “The Amazing World of Gumball,” starring Duke Cutler (School of Rock), which aired on Cartoon Network last night?
Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) hosted a “Broadway Jackbox” stream earlier today! Keep an eye on Andrew’s Twitter for future streams!
Carly Gendell (School of Rock) took part in this modern take on Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On”!
Check out these throwback clips leading up to Thanksgiving from previous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parades – the casts of the 2012 revival of Annie and the 2015 revival of The King and I performing during the parade!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Sing Street, The Bedwetter, and more!
“This Is Us,” “Bad Education,” “Stranger Things,” and “Godfather of Harlem” – all featuring young Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni – received Emmy Awards this week! Congratulations! Get the full list of winners HERE.
Voting is now open for the next round of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage: Dance Edition! Cast your votes for Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda) on BroadwayWorld.com.
The five-night-long Creative Arts Emmy Awards begin tonight on Emmys.com! Good luck to this year’s nominees–especially those featuring our young Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni!
Voting is now open for the next round of BroadwayWorld’s Next On Stage: Dance Edition competition! Be sure to vote for alum Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda) at this link!
Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown) was one of the special guests during Jim Caruso’s Pajama Cast Party earlier tonight! Find out more HERE.
Kids of the Arts’ virtual production of A Knight at the Museum will stream on September 26th and 27th and will feature alumni Jonah Mussolino (Caroline, Or Change, A Bronx Tale), Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots), Suri Marrero (Frozen, The Lion King), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), and many more.
In case you missed it, here’s the newest episode of “Kyla’s Korner,” hosted by Kyla Carter (Number the Stars)!
Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) recently volunteered with CEBPA to give kids the backpacks and school supplies they need to start the school year strong!
Speaking of starting strong, we hope everyone has a safe and fun school year, no matter how you’re attending. Here’s how the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Bedwetter started the school year!
Lots of TV shows, specials, and movies featuring Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni were nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards this morning! Nominees featuring our alumni included “John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch,” “Little Fires Everywhere,” and more; check out the full list of nominations at Emmys.com.
Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock), Parker Weathersbee, and Aubee Billie!
Here’s Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) performing during Rising Talent Magazine’s concert for The Actors Fund!
Check out these Tony Awards throwbacks: the cast of Leap of Faith performing at the 2012 ceremony, and the casts of Pippin and Annie (with Jane Lynch) performing in 2013! #YoungBway10
The Public Theater has unfortunately cancelled their production of Cullud Wattah this summer, along with its summer programming through August 31st. Get more details on Playbill.com.
Now for a limited time, you can stream “Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), on AppleTV+ for free! Find out more in the Los Angeles Times.
“I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been,” a 54 Below concert with Emerson Steele (Violet) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story), will stream on April 22nd at 6:30pm EST! Get more information from the Times Square Chronicles.
Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables, On Your Feet) appeared in her first Acapop! KIDS video: a cover of “Kids,” originally performed by One Republic!
Alumni Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia), and Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia) appeared in Rising Talent Magazine’s virtual concert today!
The cast of Flying Over Sunset had a Zoom party on what was their originally scheduled opening night! Check out these photos:
Here’s a brand new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Luke Naphat (Trevor)!
Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars, Dream Street) and her siblings took part in last night’s “Disney Family Singalong”! Check out this clip:
Tess Murphy (Waitress) appeared on NBC Nightly News this week!
We are presenting an online concert in honor of our 10th anniversary on April 13th (our birthday) at 7pm EST / 4pm PST on YouTube, to benefit The Actors Fund and their COVID-19 relief resources! More details coming soon. #YoungBway10
In 2012, we welcomed shows like Annie, Newsies, Once, and A Christmas Story!
And 2013 was packed with shows like Matilda, Kinky Boots, Big Fish, and Pippin!
Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables, “God Friended Me”) livestreamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier tonight!
Tonight, Forbidden Broadway returns to New York City for an engagement at the York Theatre Company! Break a leg to Joshua Turchin and the rest of the cast!
Last night, YBAN founder Lindsay got to see Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) perform in the national tour of What the Constitution Means to Me! We love this show and highly recommend it for everyone middle-school-aged and up! “We ALL belong in the Preamble.”
Rileigh McDonald (Matilda, Good for Otto) will guest star on an upcoming episode of ABC’s “Schooled”!
Congratulations to Jesus Christ Superstar Live, featuring Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock), which won five Creative Arts Emmys over the weekend! Special shout-outs as well to “This Is Us,” “Stranger Things,” and “The Magical Wand Chase” from “Sesame Street”; they all feature Broadway alumni and each received one Emmy Award!
(YOUNG) is returning to The Green Room 42 this Sunday, September 16th, at 7pm! Proceeds will benefit sponsorship and support of children around the world and their communities. The lineup includes Gabby Beredo (Matilda tour), Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), Gabrielle Greene (School of Rock), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress), Joshua Turchin (The Pill), and more performers TBA. Get tickets HERE!
Check out more “Now & Then” performance videos! First, here’s Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock) and Jaclyn Neidenthal (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) singing “Memory”:
Watch Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime) and Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) perform a Madonna/Kelly Clarkson mashup:
Here’s Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, A Bronx Tale) and Samantha Pollino (Hot Feet) singing “Broadway Baby”!
Check out Peyton Royce Lusk (Falsettos, Bar Mitzvah Boy, Frankenstein) and Jonathan Kaplan (The Diary of Anne Frank, Falsettos) performing “Passover”!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Once On This Island, and Frozen!
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