DEAR EVAN HANSEN and WAITRESS Win Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, Thursday Williams and Rosdely Ciprian to Appear on Black America TV Tomorrow, and more!

Dear Evan Hansen and Waitress both won 2019 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Get the full list on Broadway.com.

  • Favorite Long-Running Show – Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Tour – Dear Evan Hansen (with teen Phoebe Koyabe in the cast)
  • Favorite Replacement (male) – Jeremy Jordan for Waitress

New York City! Thursday Williams and Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) will be featured on Black America TV tomorrow at 9pm EST on CUNY TV!

YBAN founder Lindsay got to meet alum Cate Elefante (Waitress) at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles yesterday, where Cate is performing in the national tour cast of Les Miserables!

Here’s your first look at Arica Himmel (The Layover) in “Mixed-ish,” coming to ABC this fall!

“Above the Shadows,” a new film starring Fina Strazza (Matilda, Animal), will arrive in theaters June 19th! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Learn more secrets about what goes into making the debate at the end of What the Constitution Means to Me happen each night in this article from The New York Times!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, Beetlejuice, and Waitress!




Andrew Barth Feldman’s Birthday, Haven Alexander and Aliya “Jo” Ramey to Join THE LION KING, and more!

Happy birthday to Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! We hope you had a great day!

Please welcome Haven Alexander and Aliya “Jo” Ramey to The Lion King! They will both make their Broadway debuts in the show this week.

The Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nominees have been announced! Check out the full list on Broadway.com. You have until Sunday to cast your vote!

  • Favorite New Musical – Beetlejuice
  • Favorite New Play – The Ferryman
  • Favorite Play Revival – All My Sons
  • Favorite Long-Running Show – Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Long-Running Show – Waitress
  • Favorite Tour – Anastasia, currently starring Broadway alum Delilah Rose Pellow
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical – Alex Brightman for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical – Sophia Anne Caruso for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Play – Paddy Considine for The Ferryman
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Play – Annette Bening for All My Sons
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Play – Laura Donnelly for The Ferryman
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Musical – Kerry Butler for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Play – Jenni Barber for All My Sons
  • Favorite Funny Performance – Alex Brightman for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Funny Performance – Leslie Kritzer for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female) – Sophia Anne Caruso for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Alex Boniello for Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Gavin Creel for Waitress
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Andrew Barth Feldman for Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Jeremy Jordan for Waitress
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Sky Lakota-Lynch for Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Replacement (Female) – Shoshana Bean for Waitress
  • Favorite Replacement (Female) – Mallory Bechtel for Dear Evan Hansen

The upcoming West Side Story movie remake now has a release date! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Thursday Williams chatted with NBC New York about What the Constitution Means to Me! Watch HERE.

Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) is appearing in a commercial for Friendly’s!

Tina is holding an open call for the role of Young Tina Turner! Check out this flyer for details:

Congratulations to “After Forever,” featuring Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular), which won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Digital Drama Series!

Laurissa Romain (South Pacific) has been cast in the upcoming film “Son of the South”!

And check out this photo of celebrities visiting What the Constitution Means to Me!

Photo Credit: People Magazine