Sophie and Dalya Knapp in Panel with Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, Everleigh Rottuno and Lily Buchanan in Commercials, and more!

Check out today’s throwbacks–first to Tony nominee Sydney Lucas singing “Ring of Keys” at the 2015 Tony Awards with Fun Home! #YoungBway10

And to performances at the 2016 and 2017 Tony Awards from School of Rock, Falsettos, and Miss Saigon! #YoungBway10

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) and Dalya Knapp (Les Miserables tour) chatted about their careers with the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey today! Get more details HERE.

Look for Everleigh Rottuno in a commercial for Ethan Allen and an ad for Ziploc!

Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris) appears in this new ad for Optimum!

Today and yesterday, Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) and Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I) live-streamed concerts from their homes on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account!

Check out a new song written by Amanda Swickle (Tink!) called “Wings”!

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) did a cover of “Lean On Me” in honor of Bill Withers!

And here are videos from the kids of Tina and The Lion King!





Mark Aguirre’s Birthday, Broadway to Remain Closed through June 7 and BEETLEJUICE Officially Closed, WHISPER HOUSE Cancels Off-Broadway Run at 59E59, and more

Happy belated birthday to Mark Aguirre (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Mark!

Broadway will remain closed through June 7th due to coronavirus. Find out more on Broadway.com.

This means that Beetlejuice has officially played its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre. Producers are still considering a move to another theater, but final decisions won’t be made until Broadway reopens. Happy Trails to Presley Ryan and the company of Beetlejuice; we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

For now, you can go inside a typical day at Beetlejuice with Presley, courtesy of Inside Edition! Presley also got a shout-out recently in New York Magazine.

Unfortunately, the Off-Broadway production of Whisper House at 59E59 Theaters has also been canceled. To Wyatt Cirbus and the rest of the team, we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Take a look at footage from their final dress rehearsal:

And see what the cast had to say about working on this production on ExtendedPlay.TheCivilians.org!

The Drama Desk Awards have announced that they are going online and will remain on schedule. Get more information on Playbill.com.

Continuing our walk down memory lane, 2014 at Young Broadway Actor News saw productions of Violet and Les Miserables, as well as plays like Act One and Mothers and Sons!

In 2015, we had a jam-packed year, including welcoming Fun Home, School of Rock, Finding Neverland, and the recent revival of The King and I to Broadway!

In 2016, new shows like Waitress, Tuck Everlasting, and A Bronx Tale debuted, and Falsettos returned to Broadway!

Check back here tomorrow to find out the guests who will join our special 10th anniversary concert! #YoungBway10

Tonight, watch Caroline Basu (School of Rock) guest star on “Grey’s Anatomy”!

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It’s finally here!! Make sure to watch @greysabc this Thursday 4/9 @ 9EST/8CST to see me in the season finale! I feel so lucky to have gotten to film this amazing episode (directed by the fabulous @deborahmpratt ) right before Grey’s shut down production because of the coronavirus. 🦠 Thank you to @take3talent and @natashamatallanamarken for making this possible and to @shondarhimes and @therealdebbieallen for having me. It was such an honor to get to act with my TV dad @raoulbhaneja and @deedeemagnohallofficial and to meet @camillaluddington @richardfloodofficial and @ijessewilliams who were all so nice and welcoming. And, lastly, thanks to @legacyeffects for making a fake me. #greysanatomy #daya #seasonfinale #take3talent #abc

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Victoria Collett (Waitress) will recur on the latest season of “The Last O.G.,” which began earlier this week!

The Broadway production of Frozen is taking more video submissions from members of Actors’ Equity. Get more details HERE. If you are not a union member, you can submit for Young Anna and Young Elsa HERE.

The cast of Mrs. Doubtfire got together virtually on their original opening night date for a digital run-through of the show and a “faux-pening” celebration!

And they weren’t the only ones–the cast of Caroline, Or Change also held a virtual opening night party on their originally-scheduled opening night:

Check out new episodes of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor) below and on BroadwayWorld.com! One episode features Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Addison Valentino, and Daniel Dunlow; the other includes Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), Lily Brooks O’Briant, and Alexa Lasanta.

Also, Joshua Turchin will chat with Camp Broadway about his career so far, this Friday!

Here’s the schedule of online classes from Broadway Babysitters this week!

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni including Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen), Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter, Kris Kringle), and Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) took part in Shine Theatre Arts Project’s recent virtual cabaret! Watch here:

Check out “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and the Evan Hansens of Broadway, the U.S. national tour, and the West End on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Bedwetter, Trevor, Whisper House, Flying Over Sunset, and Tina!




“Never Rarely Sometimes Always” with Talia Ryder Available On-Demand Nationwide, SING STREET Cast Album Postponed to April 17th, and more!

Today and yesterday, we are throwing it back both to the live telecasts we’ve seen over our ten-year history, and to the shows like The Addams Family, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Elf, and The Scottsboro Boys, all of which Young Broadway Actor News covered in 2010, its first year of existence. Stay tuned for a 10th Anniversary announcement on Monday! #YoungBway10

“Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” with Talia Ryder (Matilda), arrives on-demand nationwide as of today!

The cast album release date for Sing Street has been pushed back to April 17th, according to iTunes. We’ll keep you updated on its upcoming release!

The original Broadway “Bechdel kids” of Fun Home created another video, this time to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS!

 

Kaden Amari Anderson (Caroline, Or Change) took part in Shine Theatre Arts Project’s virtual cabaret this week!

Congrats to Laila Drew (Generation Me), who guest starred on last night’s episode of “Law & Order: SVU”!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) joined today’s episode of “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Today, Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) stopped by (YOUNG)’s Instagram account (@YoungBroadwaySeries) to chat about the industry! And yesterday, the (YOUNG) Instagram hosted a livestreamed concert from Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter)! Be sure to check out their account.

 

 

The Broadway production of Frozen is now taking video submissions from Equity members. If you are a non-Equity performer, please see this link for submitting for Young Anna and Young Elsa!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor), guest starring Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie)!

Did you watch and live tweet along with the Broadway alumni of “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch” yesterday?

 

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



Madalen Yarbrough Mills’s Birthday, Ryder Koehle to Join THE FERRYMAN, and more!

Happy birthday to Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Madalen!

Congratulations to Ryder Koehle, who will make his Broadway debut in The Ferryman in 2019, alternating as Bobby Carney!

Did you watch the re-run of A Christmas Story Live on Fox tonight?

Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) has been cast in “The Code”! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) likes to make YouTube videos in her spare time! Go check out her newest one:

Critics are placing The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, New York Theatre Workshop’s What the Constitution Means to Me, and St. Ann’s Warehouse’s The Jungle on their Best of Theatre lists of 2018! Here are a few of the accolades:

And here are pictures from the kids of Anastasia!




A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE Out on DVD Today, Daniel Robert Craniey and Annie Scarfuto Join THE FERRYMAN, and more!

A Christmas Story Live arrives on DVD today!

Congratulations to Daniel Robert Craniey and Annie Scarfuto, who recently made their Broadway debuts in The Ferryman as Bobby Carney!

This week, as previously announced, Leila Rose Gross and Jenna Weir make their Broadway debuts in Frozen! Break a leg, Leila and Jenna!

Suri Marrero (The Lion King) will guest star on an episode of “Sesame Street,” air date TBA!

Here’s video of the cast of School of Rock performing “Stick It To The Man” at Broadway Under the Stars!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Inner Voices, School of Rock, The Hard Problem, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Anastasia, and Beetlejuice!











A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE Arriving on DVD, Hayden Bercy in Little League Commercial, and more!

A Christmas Story LIVE will arrive on DVD on November 13th. Please see Amazon.com to pre-order.

Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is now appearing in a Little League commercial on ESPN. Be sure to keep an eye out for him and let us know if you see him!

Here’s another video of Katie Grober (Waitress) on the Today Show! Watch her perform “I’m Yours” with Jason Mraz below:

 

 

And here are more pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, The Lion King, Mary Page Marlowe, and School of Rock!



MARY PAGE MARLOWE Opens, Zachary Zwelling and Iggy Rosado to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Mary Page Marlowe at Second Stage Theater! Break a leg, everyone!

Zachary Zwelling and Iggy Rosado will play their final performances of School of Rock on July 29th. Go see them before then if you can!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet), Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street), Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), and Stephanie Ticas (The Gold) have joined the cast of KOTA’s youth production of High School Musical in August! Find out more on KidsOfTheArts.com.

Projects featuring Broadway, Off-Broadway, and live-broadcast kids were nominated for Emmys this morning! Find out more on EW.com. They include:

  • “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic), Outstanding Contemporary Costumes, and Outstanding Music Supervision.
  • “The Americans,” with Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, and Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series.
  • “Stranger Things,” with Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Special Visual Effects, Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series, Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (One Hour), Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour), and Outstanding Music Supervision.
  • Jesus Christ Superstar Live, with Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock), nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama, Outstanding Variety Special, Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special, Outstanding Costumes for Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Programming, Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special, Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie or Special, Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special, Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, and Outstanding Production Design for a Variety Special.
  • “The Sinner,” with Rileigh McDonald (Good for Otto, Matilda), nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.
  • “Paterno,” with Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama and Outstanding Television Movie.
  • A Christmas Story Live, nominated for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.
  • The 71st Annual Tony Awards, nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special.

Waitress performed at Broadway in Bryant Park today!

Rozie Baker (Bonnie and Clyde, Shrek, Mary Poppins) has a brand new single out on Spotify and Apple Music!

And here are pictures from the kids of Mary Page Marlowe, School of Rock, and A Bronx Tale!

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ANASTASIA, A BRONX TALE, and More Participating in Kids’ Night on Broadway; CABARET FOR A CAUSE Videos; and more!

Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Once On This Island, and School of Rock, along with many other shows, are participating in Kids’ Night on Broadway! Read more on Playbill.com.

Check out more videos from Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot) performing her original song “Short Little Ridge”!

Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie) performed “A Song for my Sister” with her sister Anika Braganza!

Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour), Sofia Trimarchi (Fun Home tour), Zell Steele Morrow (Really Rosie, Fun Home), and Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) sang “If Only You Would Listen” from School of Rock! Watch below:

Here’s Leah Rose, Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), and Sofia Trimarchi (Fun Home tour) performing “When I Grow Up” from Matilda!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Endangered, A Christmas Story Live, A Bronx Tale, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Frozen!

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A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE Performs Tonight, Jonah Mussolino Departs A BRONX TALE, and more!

A Christmas Story Live is tonight! Break a leg (lamp), everyone!

Happy Trails to Jonah Mussolino, who plays his final performance in A Bronx Tale today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Jonah!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Story Live!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Videos, Pictures and Videos from A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE and A BRONX TALE!

Here’s Gabriella Baldacchino (A Christmas Story tour), Leah Rose, Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), and Tori Feinstein (Matilda) performing “Shake It Off” at Cabaret for a Cause!

Check out Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) singing “A Loud and Funny Song” at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Story Live and A Bronx Tale!

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