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!

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!








DISASTER! on “Good Day New York” Tomorrow, MATILDA Third Anniversary Coverage, and more!

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Baylee Littrell and his Disaster! castmates Seth Rudetsky, Kerry Butler, and Adam Pascal will appear on “Good Day New York” tomorrow at 9:40 am! Set your DVRs or tune in!

Matilda celebrated its third year on Broadway today! Check out pictures from yesterday’s celebration on TheaterMania.com and BroadwayWorld.com!

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown is coming back to NYC at the York Theatre with an all-kid cast! Get more information on YorkTheatre.org.

Check out pictures from original author Natalie Babbitt’s visit with the cast of Tuck Everlasting on BroadwayWorld.com and TheaterMania.com!

Bonale Fambrini will be on as Prince Chulalongkorn in The King and I from April 19th to April 24th! Go see him in the show! Get more information:

Here’s a roundup of pictures from National Siblings Day yesterday, featuring the kids of Broadway!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, School of Rock, Matilda, Tuck Everlasting, and Fun Home!

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National Swing Day, FREAKY FRIDAY To Have World Premiere in Washington DC, and more!

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Happy National Swing Day to all of our past and present swings! We hope we managed to get almost everyone in the tags!

Freaky Friday will make its world premiere at the Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C.! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com! Casting is still TBA.

Cabaret for a Cause is coming to The Poconos in Pennsylvania! Get more information in the picture below:

Check out this PSA from Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) for Free2Luv, an anti-bullying campaign!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Lazarus, Les Miserables, Matilda, Fun Home, The King and I, andKinky Boots!


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Bonale Fambrini’s Birthday, KINKY BOOTS and FUN HOME Get New Cast Members, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Bonale Fambrini (The King and I)! We hope you had a great day!

Congratulations to Devin Trey Campbell, who has joined the cast of Kinky Boots as Young Lola! It is Devin’s Broadway debut! Get more information on PlaybillVault.com.

Congratulations to Presley Ryan (The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), who has joined the cast of Fun Home as a “super swing”! It is Presley’s Broadway debut!

Congrats to “Jack of the Red Hearts,” which features Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory) and Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!, The Nether), on winning seven awards at the Golden Door International Film Festival of Jersey City! Check out the awards they won in the Facebook post below:

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Jake Lucas (The King and I) recently attended Broadway Salutes 2015! Check out pictures from the event on TheaterMania.com. Sydney also recently attended an American Theatre Wing gala to honor James Earl Jones! Check out pictures from that on Broadway.com.

Les Miserables has a special ticket offer for fans–“2-4-$60.01”! On October 6th, the London production of the show celebrates its 30th anniversary, and in honor of that, for one day only, you can get two tickets to the show for $60.01! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Niles Fitch (The Lion King) and Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song) guest-starred on “Law & Order: SVU” tonight at 9/8c! Did you catch it? If not, you can check out the promo for the episode below:

If Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) looks familiar, it might be because of this viral video from just a year ago!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, Matilda, The King and I, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!


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Douglas Baldeo Leaves KINKY BOOTS, BEFORE YOUR VERY EYES Casting Announced, and more!

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Happy Trails to Douglas Baldeo, who has played his final performance as Young Lola in Kinky Boots! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

Full casting for Before Your Very Eyes at the Public Theater has been announced! Congratulations to all those in the cast! You can view it by clicking HERE and scrolling down to the bottom of the page; it is on the right.

The 2016 Tony Awards are set for June 5th, 2016, and the nominations will be announced on April 29th, 2016! Get more information on Broadway.com.

You can catch Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) in God Lives in Glass at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center in Long Island City from October 15th-18th! Break a leg, Josiah!

We now have video footage from “Wunderkind,” featuring Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), and Ashton Woerz (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert)! Check it out below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Matilda, Cabaret for a Cause, Dream Street, Fun Home, Les Miserables, and The King and I!


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Performance Videos from Sophie Knapp, and Lots of Pictures and Videos!

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Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess) posted some great videos of her performing “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile” and “Maybe” from Annie! Check them out below:

And here are videos and pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Kinky Boots, The King and I, Matilda, and Fun Home!


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“Super Wings” Premieres, MATILDA Kids Sing “Frozen”, and more!

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“Super Wings” premiered on Sprout today! Congratulations to Luca Padovan (Newsies), Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular), and Victoria Dennis (Little Miss Sunshine)!

The kids of Matilda sang with Idina Menzel as part of the new song from “Frozen Fever” called “Making Today A Perfect Day”. You can listen to it below!

The King and I will get a cast album that will drop this summer! The release date is TBA.

Sam Poon (The King and I) and Samantha Cutler (Billy Elliot national tour) will star in their new cabaret “Songs of Our Youth”, comprised of songs from their childhood and teen years. Guests will include kids from Billy Elliot, Motown, and more. The cabaret will take place on Apr. 27th at 7pm at Don’t Tell Mama. More info can be found at DontTellMamaNYC.com.

The cast of New York Spring Spectacular will perform on GMA on March 20th! Not sure if the kids will appear, but we’ll keep you posted!

The Shapiro Sisters were interviewed by Playbill.com as part of a special article about showbiz siblings! Read it HERE.

We’ve added bios to our Finding Neverland page. Please go take a look!

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of The Nether, The King and I, The Lion King, Fun Home, Matilda, and New York Spring Spectacular!




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MATILDA and LES MIS kids Make Their Debuts, Emily Rosenfeld’s Birthday, and more!

Happy Birthday to Emily Rosenfeld (New York Spring Spectacular, Annie) who turns 11 today! Hope you had a wonderful day!

The new Matilda and Les Miserables kids make their debut this week! Who are the Matilda kids, you ask? They are Noah Baird (A Christmas Story tour), Beada Briglia (A Christmas Story tour), Cole Alex Edelstein, Grace Matwijec (Mother Jones, White Christmas tour), Jack Mullen (Beauty and the Beast tour), GiaNina Paolantonio, and David Rosenthal! Congratulations, everyone! Special wishes to them on their Matilda debuts and special wishes to Eleanor Koski, Athan Sporek, Sam Chuck, and Fabi Aguirre who debut in Les Miserables this week!

Finding Neverland posted new rehearsal footage! Take a look below:

Promo footage from Fish in the Dark is now online! Watch it at TheatreMania.com.

Broadway.com went backstage at Matilda and took some great pictures! View them HERE.

The King and I highlighted Ian Saraceni today! Take a look at his feature at the King and I FB fan page.

Timothy TV Cao (Matilda) will be part of the brand new song from the upcoming “Frozen” short! Get a sneak peek at BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are more pictures from the kids of Les Miserables, The Lion King, King and I, New York Spring Spectacular, Matilda, Fun Home, The Nether, and Kinky Boots!


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