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!
Happy birthday to Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! We hope you had a great day, Jaden!
The Golden Globes nominations came out today! Congratulations to “The Greatest Showman,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Emerson Tate Alexander (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Sawyer Niehaus (Fun Home), Rocco Wu (The King and I), and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda); “Stranger Things,” featuring Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert); “The Post,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); “This Is Us” and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” both featuring Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King); and “Big Little Lies,” featuring Iain Armitage. Check out the full list of nominations on CNN.com!
Watch Laurel Griggs (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Once) and Violet Tinnirello (Chasing Rainbows workshop) on last weekend’s “Saturday Night Live”!
Check out the trailer for “The Post,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street)!
Also, here’s a sneak peek at “The Greatest Showman,” also featuring Austyn!
Have you downloaded the Broadway Star Project holiday album yet? It features alumni Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Madeleine Pace (Once), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Merin McCallum (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Blake Devin Sheridan (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King). Find out more:
YBAN’s Lindsay talked to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) ahead of tonight’s premiere of his new CBS show “Me, Myself & I” and the release of his new film “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women”! Read the interview HERE.
Devin Trey Campbell will depart Kinky Boots on October 22nd! Go see him before then if you can!
The Sunday in the Park with George cast recording is coming at the end of this month! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Cabaret for a Cause performed tonight at the Metropolitan Room! For more information, visit CabaretForACause.us.
Congrats to Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), who recently took part in a reading of Amanda Peet’s new play Our Very Own Carlin McCullough as part of MCC Theater’s 2017 PlayLabs readings! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.
Check out pictures from TheaterMania’s block party, including photos from Lianah Sta. Ana‘s (Miss Saigon) performance, on TheaterMania.com!
Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) will recur on “Chicago PD”! Congrats, Bobbi!
Congratulations to Anastasia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, both of which celebrated their 100th performances on Broadway recently! Check out pictures from Charlie‘s celebration on TheaterMania.com, Playbill.com, and Broadway.com.
Mehret Marsh (The Lion King) and Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular) have joined Playwrights for a Cause! Find out more below and get tickets on PlanetConnections.org.
Get your tickets for Cabaret for a Cause, coming up in September, HERE!
Check out Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) in this commercial for Universal Studios Japan!
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has announced that they will record a cast album and that they will begin a policy for rush tickets! Get more details about both on TheaterMania.com.
Happy 40th Anniversary to Annie, which originally opened on Broadway on this day in 1977!
“Shadowhunters,” starring Broadway alum Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), has been renewed for its third season! Find out more on Deadline.com.
The casts of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, and many other shows will perform at this year’s Easter Bonnet Competition! In addition, Waitress and Sunday in the Park with George will be among the shows honored in a bonnet parade. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.
Check out Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) featured in US Weekly!
“The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel,” a new podcast series featuring Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), returns on April 17th! Be sure to listen!
Get your first look at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on EW.com!
Watch a special message from the School of Rock cast to their West End counterparts, who just won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music, below or on BroadwayWorld.com!
Here’s Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) performing a cover of “Believer” by Imagine Dragons!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Anastasia, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and The Lion King!
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