Akira Golz (Matilda), Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street), and Suri Marrero (Frozen, The Lion King) have been cast in a new play called The Right Way, to be presented by the Jocunda Festival in January! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will present the fifth installment of “Broadway Whodunit” on December 13th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.
Congratulations to Emma Rowley (Gypsy, Bye Bye Birdie), who got married over the weekend!
Check out Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock), Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock), Kaden Amari Anderson (Caroline, Or Change), and lots more taking part in Unicorn Jazz’s music video for “12 Days of Christmas”!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Grinch Musical, Trevor, Sing Street, and Tina!
Additional casting for the upcoming live broadcast of The Grinch has been announced! Joining Amelia Minto as Cindy-Lou Who will be Kanon Narumi, Chantelle Tonolete, Tafari Cazembe Edwards, Alfie Murray, Erin Rushidi, Bebe Massey, Kayleen Nguema, Lyla Toplass, and Louie Gray (not pictured). Be sure to tune in on December 9th!
And in the meantime — here’s a glimpse at the broadcast during yesterday’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!
Here’s Giuseppe Bausilio (Newsies, Billy Elliot) performing with his Hamilton castmates during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade yesterday!
Tomorrow, tune in to “The Mark White Show” at 11am EST to catch another episode of “Kyla’s Korner,” hosted by Kyla Carter (Number the Stars)!
The nominations for this year’s Tony Awards were announced today! Check out the full list on TonyAwards.com, and see below for a list of nominees from our featured shows:
Best Play – The Inheritance by Matthew López
Best Musical – Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Book of a Musical – Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, book by Katori Hall, Frank Ketelaar and Kees Prins
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre – A Christmas Carol, music by Christopher Nightingale
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre – The Inheritance, music by Paul Englishby
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre – The Rose Tattoo, music by Fitz Patton and Jason Michael Webb
Best Revival of a Play – Betrayal
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play – Andrew Burnap for The Inheritance
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play – Tom Hiddleston for Betrayal
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical – Adrienne Warren for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play – John Benjamin Hickey for The Inheritance
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play – Lois Smith for The Inheritance
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical – Daniel J. Watts for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical – Myra Lucretia Taylor for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Scenic Design of a Play – Bob Crowley for The Inheritance
Best Scenic Design of a Play – Soutra Gilmour for Betrayal
Best Scenic Design of a Play – Rob Howell for A Christmas Carol
Best Scenic Design of a Musical – Mark Thompson and Jeff Sugg for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Costume Design of a Play – Bob Crowley for The Inheritance
Best Costume Design of a Play – Rob Howell for A Christmas Carol
Best Costume Design of a Play – Clint Ramos for The Rose Tattoo
Best Costume Design of a Musical – Mark Thompson for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Lighting Design of a Play – Jon Clark for The Inheritance
Best Lighting Design of a Play – Hugh Vanstone for A Christmas Carol
Best Lighting Design of a Musical – Bruno Poet for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Sound Design of a Play – Paul Arditti and Christopher Reid for The Inheritance
Best Sound Design of a Play – Simon Baker for A Christmas Carol
Best Sound Design of a Musical – Nevin Steinberg for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Direction of a Play – Stephen Daldry for The Inheritance
Best Direction of a Play – Jamie Lloyd for Betrayal
Best Direction of a Musical – Phyllida Lloyd for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Choreography – Anthony Van Laast for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Best Orchestrations – Ethan Popp for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
“A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting,” starring Broadway alumni Oona Laurence (Matilda) and Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I), arrived on Netflix today! Watch it now!
Also today, Netflix’s new anthology series “Social Distance” became available to stream! “Social Distance” features Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Kylie Liya Page (Les Miserables), Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho, “This Is Us”), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), and Will Meyers (Generation Me)!
Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story) will perform at Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Annual Gala on November 12th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
“Stranger Things” star and Broadway alum Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) is appearing in a new ad for Nike!
Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) will appear on ABC’s “What Would You Do?” tonight!
Alumni of Newsies performed a socially-distanced rendition of “Seize the Day”! Watch the video on Playbill.com.
This week, Jesus Del Orden (Kinky Boots, The Lion King) will co-MC two upcoming Rybin Entertainment showcases with Kevin Chacón (Nickelodeon’s “Santiago of the Seas”) and Agatha Celleri (“Hustlers”)! Tune in to “Once Upon a Lost Land” HERE and about “Waiting for Peter Pan” HERE.
Watch Sami Bray’s (The Bedwetter, 1984) performance during one of Rising Talent Magazine’s recent online concerts!
Happy belated birthday to Antonio J. Watson (Tina), who turned 11 over the weekend! We hope you had a great day, Antonio!
“Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s or Family Viewing Program! Get more details on Variety.com.
Sam Poon (Sing Street, The King and I, Macbeth, Runaways) has released a new single called “Pull Me”! Proceeds will benefit Corona Couriers, For the Gworls, Harlem Grown, and Freedom Arts and Education Center. Listen HERE!
In case you missed it yesterday, you can watch A Simpler Time on the “Plays In The House” YouTube channel for the next three days, featuring kids from Frozen, Annie, and more! Check it out HERE.
Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Pippin, Finding Neverland) appeared on Broadway.com’s “Live At Five” today!
Demi Singleton (School of Rock, The Lion King) appears in the new documentary “Showbiz Kids,” which premiered tonight on HBO! It streams on HBO Max beginning tomorrow.
Tickets are now on sale for Kids of the Arts’ production of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, with lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni in the cast and creative team! For more information about the multiple casts, and to purchase tickets, click HERE.
Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) took part in Broadway Podcast Network’s “E-Ticket To Broadway” stream tonight! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Mia Williamson (Once On This Island) is taking part in “Project Sing Out” on July 20th!
If you missed that livestream, you can see the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” hosted by Joshua, featuring Stephanie Epstein, Chloé A. Bryan (School of Rock), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Olivia DeAmicis, and Carly Gold (The Ferryman)!
Aliya “Jo” Ramey (The Lion King) recently did a virtual talkback with Stilwell School of the Arts’ Theatre Department!
Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie) has booked a role in an upcoming animated movie!
And here are the newest podcast episodes you can listen to:
“Fade In,” hosted this week by Jim Kaplan (School of Rock, The King and I), available on Spotify
“Little Me,” featuring Donna Vivino, who played Young Cosette in the original Broadway cast of Les Miserables, available on Broadway Podcast Network
“Take A Bow,” hosted by Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin) and Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), featuring Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story), available on Broadway Podcast Network
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