“Waffles + Mochi” with Gaten Matarazzo Out on Netflix Today, Robert Montano Competing on “American Idol,” and more!

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

“Waffles + Mochi,” with “Stranger Things” star and Broadway alum Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), arrives on Netflix today!

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is competing on this season of “American Idol”!

What the Constitution Means to Me on Amazon Prime, “Broadway Jackbox,” and more are among Playbill’s streaming highlights over the past year! Check out the full list on Playbill.com.

You can see Isabela Merced (Evita) in “Spirit Untamed,” arriving in theaters on June 4th!

Here’s your first look at “Concrete Cowboy,” with “Stranger Things” star and Broadway alum Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek)!

Mia Mei Williamson (Once On This Island) will perform in Amas Musical Theatre’s livestream of the new play “Home Sweet Homeland” on March 29th! Get tickets HERE.

Finally, Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) has booked a network episodic! More details to come.

“Dutch” with JJ Batteast Out This Friday, Opportunity for Performers on the Autism Spectrum with New Musical COME FIND ME, and more!

Broadway alum JJ Batteast (Motown, A Christmas Story Live) appears in the new movie “Dutch,” arriving this Friday!

Calling all performers on the autism spectrum! Here’s an opportunity to sing “Sensational” from the new musical Come Find Me with Jaden Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular). Get more details at ComeFindMeMusical.com.

Alphonso Romero Jones II (The Lion King) released a new EP called “For The Love of Nook 1.5”! Listen HERE.

This Sunday at 3pm EST, ZBroadway will host a Q&A with Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman, Make Believe), Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia), Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), and Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet)!

Here’s a clip of Broadway alumni Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) and Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) in a recent episode of “Bubble Guppies”!

Listen to the newest episode of “Kyla’s Korner,” hosted by Kyla Carter (Number the Stars)!

Celebrate International Women’s Day by watching yesterday’s “The Treasure Inside You” Virtual Concert, hosted by Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock)!

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




CAROLINE, OR CHANGE Pushed Back to Fall 2021, First Look at “Estella Scrooge” with Willow McCarthy, Brooklyn Shuck, and Joziyah Jean-Felix, and more!

Caroline, Or Change has been pushed back to fall of 2021. Get more details on Playbill.com.

Get a first look at “Estella Scrooge,” featuring Willow McCarthy (The Ferryman, 1984, The Bedwetter), Brooklyn Shuck (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie), and Joziyah Jean-Felix (The Lion King)! “Estella Scrooge” premieres on November 27th; get more details on Deadline.com.

Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) is presenting a holiday concert next month!

Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo) is teaching an online dance class this week with her friends from Smile Behind the Mask!

Matilda alumni need your help to grant wishes for those in need this holiday season! Get more information on TheSled.org.

Here are videos from the kids of Mrs. Doubtfire and the recent online concert of The Perfect Fit!

Finally, check out this throwback to the cast of Once On This Island performing during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2017!

Lily Tamburo’s Birthday, THE PERFECT FIT Livestreamed Concert Tomorrow Night, and more!

Happy birthday to Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire)! We hope you had a great day, Lily!

Joshua Turchin’s new musical The Perfect Fit is performing a livestreamed concert tomorrow evening at 7pm EST! Get tickets HERE.

Jaden Jordan’s (The Lion King, Kinky Boots) new single “Wish You Were Here” is now streaming! Listen on Spotify and wherever you get music.

In case you missed it, here’s Madalen Mills (School of Rock) appearing on “The Real” to talk about her new movie “Jingle Jangle”!

Finally, here’s a throwback to the cast of Mary Poppins performing during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

Tickets On Sale for THE PERFECT FIT Concert Next Week, Throwback Video of HAIRSPRAY LIVE in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and more!

The upcoming concert of the new musical The Perfect Fit, written by Off-Broadway alum Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), is just one week away! Get your tickets HERE and find out about how the show came to be in this TikTok from Joshua:

Watch this video of the cast of Hairspray Live, including Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King) as Little Inez, performing during the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade from Los Angeles!

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King and The Bedwetter!

SING STREET Postpones Opening to 2021-2022 Season, “Secrets of Sulphur Springs” with Kyliegh Curran Coming to Disney Channel in 2021, and more!

Sing Street has pushed back their opening date to the 2021-2022 Broadway season. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Secrets of Sulphur Springs,” a new series with Kyliegh Curran (The Lion King), will premiere on Disney Channel in 2021!

In case you missed it, here’s the entire “Ghostlight Concert,” produced by Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984)!

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




Ghostlight Concert and “Broadway Whodunit?” Tonight, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Benefit for Operation Backpack Tomorrow, and more!

The Ghostlight Concert, produced by Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984) to raise money for St. Jude’s Hospital and The Actors Fund’s COVID-19 relief efforts, took place earlier tonight with lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni! Watch HERE.

Also earlier tonight was “Broadway Whodunit?” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story, The Lion King), and more! Get more details HERE.

Tomorrow, join the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for a night of trivia to benefit Operation Backpack!

And check out this picture from the kids of The Lion King!

Rising Talent Magazine Concert feat. Anna Rae Haller, Winter Donnelly, and Amaris Sanchez; New Episode of “Fade In” Podcast; and Press for Joshua Turchin’s THE PERFECT FIT!

Rising Talent Magazine will present another benefit concert live on their Instagram tomorrow to raise money for The Actors Fund, with performers Anna Rae Haller (Frozen), Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord), and Amaris Sanchez (On Your Feet)! Get more information HERE.

The newest episode of the “Fade In” podcast, hosted by Jim Kaplan (School of Rock, The King and I), Will Coombs (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Bronx Tale), and Molly Richardson (Matilda tour), is now on Spotify! Listen HERE.

BroadwayWorld chatted with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) about his new musical The Perfect Fit! Read the interview HERE.

Met Opera’s “Porgy and Bess” with Emerson Davis on PBS Tonight, “The Perfect Fit” EP from Joshua Turchin Out Today, and more!

The Met Opera production of Porgy and Bess with Emerson Davis (Once On This Island) is airing on PBS tonight! Emerson has also been added to the lineup for the “Project Sing Out” benefit on July 20th!

 

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) took over our Instagram account today to celebrate the release of the EP of his new musical The Perfect Fit, which is now available! Check out his takeover @YoungBwayNews on Instagram, and watch the digital release party for the EP on Joshua’s YouTube channel. In addition, Joshua was featured in a TV Guide article about teens on TikTok who have created a musical of Avatar: The Last Airbender! Read the article HERE.

Get to know Aliya “Jo” Ramey (The Lion King) in a new article from Voyage ATL!

Finally, School of Rock is now available for professional licensing from Concord Theatricals! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Joshua Turchin Takes Over YBAN Instagram Tomorrow In Honor of “The Perfect Fit” EP, Noelle Hogan in “Coffee House Live” Tonight, and more!

In honor of the arrival of the EP of his musical The Perfect Fit, Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) is taking over our Instagram account tomorrow, July 17th! Follow along @YoungBwayNews!

Noelle Hogan (Ladyship) is performing during “Coffee House Live” tonight at 8pm EST / 5pm PST on Alyson Isbrandtsen Talent’s Instagram Live!

You can win premium seats to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in 2021 by checking your voter registration!

In case you missed it, watch Brynn Williams (13, Bye Bye Birdie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) perform during New York Theatre Barn’s most recent New Works Series stream:

Here are the newest podcast episodes you can listen to:

And check out these pictures from the kids of Trevor and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!