Remembering Laurel Griggs, “18 To Party” with Alivia Clark and Taylor Richardson Out Today, and more!

We are commemorating the life of Laurel Griggs (Once, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), who passed away a year ago yesterday. We miss you and our hearts are with your family today.

Today, “18 To Party,” a new movie with Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine, Dream Street) and Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), has arrived in virtual theaters! Get more information HERE.

Kyla Carter (Number the Stars) will voice a character in “Trolls: Trollstopia,” arriving on Hulu and Peacock on November 19th!

Also, be sure to join Kyla for another episode of her podcast “Kyla’s Korner,” at 11am EST tomorrow during “The Mark White Show”!

Watch the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street) and Nick Valle!

Listen to the newest episode of the “Take A Bow” podcast, hosted by Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), now available on the Broadway Podcast Network!

Look for Everleigh Rottuno (Waitress) in ads for Plum NYC’s holiday collection!

Broadway kids and alumni will take part in Unicorn Jazz Brand’s “12 Days of Christmas” music video, coming soon! The lineup includes Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), Kaden Amari Anderson (Caroline, Or Change), Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock), Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock), and many more.

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Unicorn Jazz Presents the 12 Days of Christmas Song and Music Video – We are singing this Holiday Season with our Charity Partner: Children’s Hospital of Orange County Foundation and 24 Talented Kid Actors, Broadway Singers, musicians and more! For families near and far, sickness and injury has become a barrier from gathering all together. Normally a company like Unicorn Jazz ™ would be able to come in and read to the kids of CHOC, but things continue to look differently as we work through the difficulties of the Pandemic. Unicorn Jazz and author/director, @LisaCaprelli, are dedicated to the magic of childhood and bringing happiness to children. Coming December 2020, we will be showcasing a new & fun origins music video and original lyrics to “The 12 Days of Christmas” featuring notable kid singers/actors. Thanks to the collective help of Leorah Haberfield from Shine Theatre Arts Project, and the Unicorn Jazz Team, these 24 kids have come together to sing, cheer, clap and dance to celebrate holiday cheer! We can't wait to show it to you and the behind the scenes collaboration of these awesome kids! Special thanks to these wonderful children & team listed below! @UnicornJazzBrand #UnicornJazz @Leorah_Haberfield @shinetheatreartsproject @Nikolas_gmm @ellieroserubin @miafrancesca.m @parker_dzuba @molly_k_lyons @rhett_drennen @Caitlin_rose_foley @codybraverman @mackenzieemercerofficial @officialwinterdonnelly @maddiekayharris @diggysworld @nirvaanpal @jolie_rose @scarlettlndn @Sofia_Swade_Sings @rjcrandall10 @layla_capers @lillian_and_madison @emilyisabel.official @sophia_bella_love @CordeliaRose1222 @arwen_take3 Read the full blog story at: https://unicornjazz.com/the-12-days-of-christmas-song-and-music-video-by-24-talented-kids/ Want to be part of our next kids music video? DM is today! Film Production Video Team: @Julietl8 @DrChrisAdventures @amandakea10 @mandyzmoore

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A new episode of “The PAW-cast,” hosted by Walter Russell III (The Lion King), streamed yesterday with special guest Cayen Martin (The Lion King)!

Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King) is scheduled to perform during “From Broadway With Love” on World Diabetes Day! RSVP for the livestream on KylerCares.org.

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids and teens of Sing Street, Mrs. Doubtfire, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Trevor, The Bedwetter, and Tina!








Finally, enjoy these two throwbacks to previous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade performances: the cast of Anastasia performing in 2017 and the cast of Matilda performing in 2013!

Sophie Knapp’s Performance in Rising Talent Magazine’s Virtual Concert, and more!

In honor of the film of Hamilton arriving on Disney+, we just posted clips from Hamilton covers featuring alumni from Matilda, Les Miserables, and more, on our Instagram page! Check them out:

Here’s Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street) singing during Rising Talent Magazine’s recent virtual concert!

And check out these pictures from the kids of The Lion King and Flying Over Sunset!




FROZEN Will Not Return To Broadway Following Shutdown, Andrew Barth Feldman On “The Nothing Podcast with Nobody Important,” and more

Frozen will not return to Broadway following the current shutdown. Happy Trails to Suri Marrero, Anna Rae Haller, Charlie Tassone, Fiona Morgan Quinn, alum Ellen Marlow (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), and the rest of the company. We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) stopped by “The Nothing Podcast with Nobody Important” recently!

Tomorrow, catch Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Walter Russell III (The Lion King), and Taylor Paige Henderson (The Bedwetter) in Rising Talent Mag’s concert for The Actors Fund at 10:30am ET!

Carly Gold (The Ferryman) took over (YOUNG)’s Instagram story today to stream a concert live from her living room!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Jennifer Blood and Ava Locknar!

And here are videos from the kids of Mrs. Doubtfire, Trevor, and more!





WAITING FOR GODOT at Theatre for a New Audience Postponed, First Look at “The Secret Society of Second-Born Royals” with Niles Fitch, and more

Check out these throwbacks to the casts of Matilda and A Christmas Story performing at the 2013 Tony Awards, as we continue to look back at the past ten years! #YoungBway10

Theatre for a New Audience’s Off-Broadway production of Waiting for Godot has been postponed. For more information, go to TFANA.org.

Get a first look at “The Secret Society of Second-Born Royals,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho), coming to Disney+ this summer, on Entertainment Weekly!

You have until Friday, April 24th, to watch the entire Disney on Broadway 25th Anniversary Concert with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)!

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





Young Broadway Actor News Hosting 10th Anniversary Online Concert, Eleanor Koski Livestreaming on (YOUNG)’s Instagram Account Today, and more!

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!

Here’s a new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor), featuring Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire), and Anya Jimenez!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Bedwetter, The Lion King, Flying Over Sunset, and more!








MEDEA Opens at Brooklyn Academy of Music, YBAN at TINA, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Medea at BAM! Break a leg, everyone!

YBAN founder Lindsay had a great time seeing Tina last night and meeting Gloria Manning, Skye Turner, and Antonio Watson at the stage door!

Blue, originally scheduled to play Broadway, will now play the Apollo Theater! The production is holding Equity Principal Auditions on 2.17.20, 2.18.20, and 2.19.20. Get advice on attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.

Trevor will open at Stage 42 on April 21st! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Here’s the trailer for “10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up,” featuring Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE)! The movie arrives in select theaters and VOD on February 21st.

Check out this throwback to Broadway kids and alumni doing a panel at BroadwayCon back in 2017!

And here are videos from Dear Evan Hansen and Sing Street!

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Return Engagement Opens, YBAN at WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME National Tour with Rosdely Ciprian, and more!

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”!

Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) and Kavon Newman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will guest star on “Sesame Street”!

Catch up with 35 former Broadway kids in a feature now on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Unknown Soldier, Frozen, and Medea!




ECO VILLAGE Begins Previews, Jim Kaplan Joins FALSETTOS National Tour, and more!

Happy first preview to Zoe Wilson and the company of Eco Village!

Jim Kaplan (School of Rock, The King and I) has joined the cast of the national tour of Falsettos!

Happy National Swing Day!

Keaton Whittaker (A Little Night Music) has joined the cast of The Wolves at St. Louis Repertory Theater! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Kids from Mary Poppins, Matilda, and more have grown up and are now taking the stage at 54 Below next week! Get more details about the show HERE.

Jordan Cole (School of Rock) chatted with Pets of Broadway about his dog, Maddie!

Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman) discussed making her Broadway debut, acting, and creative writing on BroadwayBox.com!

YBAN founder Lindsay saw Regan Ciccarelli perform in Waitress earlier this week!

This weekend is your last chance to see School of Rock on Broadway! Check out the cast with their cover of “Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)”:

Check out photos of Sophia Anne Caruso‘s preview performance of Beetlejuice at BroadwayCon on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, Eco Village, The Lion King, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, Frozen, and BroadwayCon!












YBAN at WAITRESS, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME to Transfer to Broadway, and more!

YBAN founder Lindsay is seeing Waitress tonight! Break a leg!

What the Constitution Means to Me is heading to Broadway! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

David Alvarez (Billy Elliot) has been cast in the upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story, along with 17-year-old newcomer Rachel Zegler!

Check out video and photo coverage of Sophia Anne Caruso giving a sneak peek of Beetlejuice at BroadwayCon!

Check out a clip from the Dear Evan Hansen panel at BroadwayCon on BroadwayWorld.com!

There’s still time to get 2-for-1 tickets for Broadway Week, including Anastasia, Frozen, and many more! Get more details on NYCGo.com/Broadway-Week!

And here are pictures and videos from BroadwayCon!







CHRISTMAS IN HELL, THE NET WILL APPEAR, NOURA, and WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Close Off-Broadway, and more!

Happy Trails to the companies of Christmas in Hell at the York Theatre, The Net Will Appear at 59E59 Theaters, Noura at Playwrights Horizons, and the New York Theatre Workshop production of What the Constitution Means to Me at Greenwich House Theater, which all played their final Off-Broadway performances today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

If you are attending BroadwayCon, be sure to enter the autograph/photo lottery for the photo session with Matilda alumni before January 4th! The photo session is at 2pm with the Q&A following at 3pm.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Net Will Appear, Anastasia, and The Lion King!