Cabaret for a Cause to Host Q&A with ANNIE Alumni, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Movie Remake In The Works, and more!

First–an update on this weekend’s Hairspray Live stream: it is not available in Latin America, Central/Eastern Europe, or Asia due to rights restrictions. Find out more, or watch it if you are able, at THIS LINK.

Cabaret for a Cause will host a Q&A with Annie alumni on June 3rd on their Facebook page, to benefit The Actors Fund! Panelists include:

  • Amaya Braganza (2012 Revival)
  • Danielle Brisebois (Goodspeed and Original Broadway Production)
  • Kristi Coombs (First and Second National Tours)
  • Madi Rae DiPietro (2012 Revival)
  • Skye Alyssa Friedman (2012 Revival)
  • Heidi Gray (TROIKA National and International Tour)
  • Mollie Hall Boulware (Third and Fourth National Tours)
  • Georgi James (2012 Revival)
  • Marisa Morell Kagan (Second National Tour)
  • Tyrah Skye Odoms (2012 Revival)
  • Taylor Richardson (2012 Revival, 2014 Film)
  • Emily Rosenfeld (2012 Revival)
  • Rosanne Sorrentino (Third National Tour, 1982 Film)
  • Theda Stemler Blackwood (First and Third National Tours)
  • Julie Stevens (Third National Tour and Original Broadway Production)
  • Amanda Swickle (TROIKA National Tour)
  • Jaidyn Young (2012 Revival)

A movie remake of Fiddler on the Roof is in the works! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), and Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE) will take part in New York Theatre Barn’s livestream of new musical works! Joshua’s musical The Perfect Fit will be featured with a song performed by Grace, and Presley will perform a song from Abigail Greenwood’s new musical Two Maiden Ladies. Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com!

Check out the new season of “Thespian” on Amazon Prime, featuring Malcolm Fuller (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)!

Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) wrote a piece for Girls’ Life Magazine about being a senior during the pandemic. Pick up your copy of the June/July issue today!

Next week, casting director Jen Rudin will offer another free session for parents and young actors to gain insight on the industry via Zoom! Register HERE.

“Ne Zha,” an animated movie with Jordan Cole (School of Rock), is now streaming on Netflix! Watch the trailer here:

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

Here’s the trailer for the upcoming Disney+ film “Secret Society of Second-Born Royals,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho)! It is set for release on July 17th.

Max William Bartos (Sing Street) performed a cover of “Northern Downpour” by Panic! At The Disco at Fulton Theatre’s virtual concert last night!

The cast of the upcoming Off-Broadway musical SuperYou, which includes Tessa Noelle Frascogna (Evita), Bella May Mordus (Make Believe, The Ferryman), and Mimi Ryder (Frozen, Matilda) released a music video for one of their songs, titled “Stronger Now”! Watch it on Playbill.com.

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Steve Rosen and Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon)!

And check out three of the recent live-streamed concerts from (YOUNG)’s Instagram account!





Watch DO YOU READ ME? on “Stars In The House” Tomorrow, “Mixed-ish” and “American Housewife” Renewed, and more!

Tomorrow, don’t miss Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Pedro Pan), Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE), Amaya Braganza (Annie, The King and I), and Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess) performing in an online reading of Do You Read Me? at 2pm ET / 11am PT on StarsInTheHouse.com!

“Mixed-ish,” with Arica Himmel (The Layover), and “American Housewife,” with Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), were both renewed this week! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Unfortunately, “Single Parents,” with Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) and Tyler Wladis (A Christmas Story Live), has been cancelled after two seasons. Find out more on Deadline.com.

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King, “Little Fires Everywhere”) took part in “The Retreat” today, a virtual event to benefit World Central Kitchen! Find out more HERE.

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Anna Zavaelson and Erich Schuett (The Sound of Music tour)!

Emily Zimmerman (The Bedwetter) live-streamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier today!

Also earlier today, “From Dreams To Broadway” brought together (virtually) kids from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Frozen, and more, to benefit The Actors Fund! Watch HERE.

Finally, Isabela Merced (Evita) has a new EP out now, titled “The Better Half of Me”!

“Graduate Together” Airs with Voiceover from Kara Oates, Catherine Ashmore Bradley Hosts The Prep’s Instagram Live Concert, and more!

Did you hear Broadway alum Kara Oates’ (Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) voiceover in “Graduate Together” last night on NBC, ABC, CBS, and FOX?

Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) co-hosted The Prep’s Instagram Live concert tonight! Performers included Gabriel Amoroso (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea), Fiona Morgan Quinn (Frozen), and Delaney Quinn (Waitress). Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) stopped by the podcast “Little Me”! Listen HERE.

Find out about another opportunity for students ages 12-16 to take part in a workshop of Pitch In with Taylor Louderman, Hannah Kloepfer, and Nat Zegree on Eventbrite.com!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Bella May Mordus (Make Believe, The Ferryman) and Mark Aguirre (Trevor)!

Check out this clip from Atlantic Theater Company’s Off-Broadway production of The Secret Life of Bees!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Bedwetter and Frozen!





Anthony Rosenthal Guest Stars on Amazon Prime’s “Gravesend,” Noah Baird Guest Stars on Disney XD’s “Ducktales,” and more!

Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie) guest starred on the Amazon Prime series “Gravesend”!

Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live) guest starred on Disney XD’s “Ducktales”!

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) has booked a role on the new podcast series “Wordtastic”!

Everleigh Rottuno (Waitress) is now appearing in an ad for Plum!

Watch the full Dog Star Rescue telethon, featuring lots of former and current Broadway and Off-Broadway kids, here:

Also, watch Kids of the Arts’ full virtual showcase, also with several of our alumni, here:

“Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) returned today with stars from Newsies, Waitress, and A Strange Loop! Get more details on Playbill.com.

And check out this video from Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice), who is taking part in the #Hear1Sing1 campaign created by Harmony Helper!

Aliya Ramey Departs THE LION KING, FALSETTOS Cast To Reunite This Week, and more!

Happy Trails to Aliya “Jo” Ramey, who would have played her final performance as Young Nala in The Lion King today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you.

Anthony Rosenthal and his castmates from Falsettos will reunite for BroadwayEvolved and BC/EFA this Thursday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Chloe Bryan (School of Rock) and Gracie Bryant!

Original Annie cast member Danielle Brisebois stopped by “Stars In The House” last week! See how she jumped from Annie to “All In The Family” and “Archie Bunker’s Place.” (Skip to around 32:20 to see Danielle!)

Here’s the Broadway Babysitters class schedule for this week!

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




“The Half of It” with Michael Nigro Now Streaming On Netflix, Maya Grace Fischbein Releases New Single, and more!

The Lucille Lortel Awards were announced tonight!

“The Half of It,” with Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), is now streaming on Netflix!

Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home) has a new single out called “24 Hours”!

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LINK IN BIO 💙 I am SOexcited to finally to share my first single/song ever “24 Hours”. I co-wrote this beautiful song with my Dad and some very talented friends @scottymacband @bryankary “24 HOURS” is very close to my heart ♥️ and was brought to life in my home during this crazy quarantine 😄 The lyrics are inspired by some tough life experiences I went through and how I am trying to rise up and find a positive message. I hope “24 Hours” finds your heart and helps you through any tough times you are experiencing. We can all rise up and get through it! Music heals the heart and soul ♥️🙏🏻🎶 Link in BIO to hear the whole song #dontletasecondslipaway #24hours #musicislove #singer #songwriter #riseup

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Julia Morgan (Anastasia) live-streamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

Kids from Frozen, The Lion King, Once, and more took part in Kids of the Arts’ virtual showcase today!

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





TREVOR Postpones Performances Through June 7, Nia Sioux’s Book Available for Pre-Order, and more

As we continue to look back in honor of our 10th anniversary, we re-visit 2017, when Broadway welcomed childhood favorites Anastasia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and welcomed back Once On This Island and Miss Saigon!

2018 was another busy year for us as we covered shows like Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Ferryman, as well as the Off-Broadway hit The Jungle!

We’ve now had a first and second wave of cast announcements for our 10th anniversary virtual concert this Monday, April 13th at 4pm PST / 7pm EST! The concert will take place on YouTube (streaming link to come) and the lineup will include (with more announcements coming soon):

  • Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables, On Your Feet)
  • Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars)
  • Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live)
  • Caroline Basu (School of Rock)
  • Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie)
  • Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street)
  • Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime)
  • Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
  • Adriana Braganza (The King and I)
  • Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie)
  • Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984)
  • Chloe Bryan (School of Rock)
  • Grace Capeless (Matilda, The Lion King, A Christmas Story)
  • Jordan Cole (School of Rock)
  • Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
  • Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, “In The Heights”)
  • Reese Sebastian Diaz (Mary Poppins, Dear Evan Hansen)
  • Cate Elefante (Waitress)
  • Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I)
  • Jake Ryan Flynn (Mrs. Doubtfire, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
  • Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie)
  • Carly Gold (The Ferryman)
  • Katie Grober (Waitress)
  • Winnie Grober
  • Taylor Paige Henderson (The Bedwetter)
  • Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo)
  • Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot)
  • Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)
  • Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King)
  • Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars)
  • Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
  • Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress)
  • Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands)
  • Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda)
  • Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Fun Home, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie)
  • Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen, Matilda)
  • Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot)
  • Sebastian Ortiz (A Christmas Carol)
  • Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem)
  • Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock)
  • GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda, “Dance Moms”)
  • Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia)
  • Ayla Schwartz (Frozen)
  • Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia)
  • Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess)
  • Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale)
  • Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol)
  • Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire)
  • Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill)
  • Jeremy T. Villas (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots)
  • Jaden Myles Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
  • Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon)
  • Jaidyn Young (Annie)

Trevor has postponed performances through June 7th. More updates coming soon!

Nia Sioux (Trip of Love, “Dance Moms”) wrote a book and it’s available to pre-order now!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) sang “Waving Through A Window” for the cast of HBO’s “Barry” during a recent “Stars In The House” live stream! (He appears around 52:09.)

Check out Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) covering Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” as part of Acapop! KIDS:

Check out the newest single from Big Pity, a new band including Broadway alum Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), titled “Things to Work On,” on Apple Music or Spotify!

Milo Manheim (Generation Me) took part in “Saturday Night Seder” tonight! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Mehret Marsh (Tina) livestreamed from (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and guests Fallyn and Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live)!

Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime) stopped by Camp Broadway’s podcast!

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

“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!



THE JUNGLE Postponed at St. Ann’s Warehouse, ASSASSINS Rehearsals and Ticket Sales Suspended, and more

St. Ann’s Warehouse has postponed The Jungle.

Rehearsals and ticket sales for Assassins at Classic Stage Company have been suspended. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The Houston, TX, open call for Frozen and The Lion King has been postponed. However, you can submit via video! Check here for details.

Andrew Barth Feldman chatted with Marc Tumminelli about life after Dear Evan Hansen! Now available wherever you get your podcasts.

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) has another edition of “The Early Night Show” out, with Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) and Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I)!

Here’s a peek at “Little Fires Everywhere,” with Lexi Underwood (The Lion King)! Stream it now on Hulu!

A Boy’s Company Presents: Tell Me If I’m Hurting You is playing at Playwrights Horizons beginning in May, and they are seeking male-identifying dancers/actors aged 16-18!

And check out these pictures from the kids of Flying Over Sunset and Frozen!




“The Plot Against America” Premieres on HBO, BLUE Performances to Begin April 27th, and more!

Happy birthday to YBAN staff member Audrey! We hope you had a great day!

Tonight, tune in to HBO to see the premiere of the new mini-series “The Plot Against America,” with Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo), who is a series regular, as well as Jessica Cherniak (‘Til Death Do Us Part), Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale), Athan Sporek (Les Miserables, A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea), Jaden Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Graydon Yosowitz (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, The Light Years)!

Performances of Blue will begin on April 27th!

Watch Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) take part in BroadwayWorld’s Living Room Concerts!

See how Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) is raising money for the Actors Fund, on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Bedwetter, and Beetlejuice!