Sophie and Dalya Knapp in Panel with Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey, Everleigh Rottuno and Lily Buchanan in Commercials, and more!

Check out today’s throwbacks–first to Tony nominee Sydney Lucas singing “Ring of Keys” at the 2015 Tony Awards with Fun Home! #YoungBway10

And to performances at the 2016 and 2017 Tony Awards from School of Rock, Falsettos, and Miss Saigon! #YoungBway10

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) and Dalya Knapp (Les Miserables tour) chatted about their careers with the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey today! Get more details HERE.

Look for Everleigh Rottuno in a commercial for Ethan Allen and an ad for Ziploc!

Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris) appears in this new ad for Optimum!

Today and yesterday, Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) and Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I) live-streamed concerts from their homes on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account!

Check out a new song written by Amanda Swickle (Tink!) called “Wings”!

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) did a cover of “Lean On Me” in honor of Bill Withers!

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





Mark Aguirre’s Birthday, Broadway to Remain Closed through June 7 and BEETLEJUICE Officially Closed, WHISPER HOUSE Cancels Off-Broadway Run at 59E59, and more

Happy belated birthday to Mark Aguirre (Trevor)! We hope you had a great day, Mark!

Broadway will remain closed through June 7th due to coronavirus. Find out more on Broadway.com.

This means that Beetlejuice has officially played its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre. Producers are still considering a move to another theater, but final decisions won’t be made until Broadway reopens. Happy Trails to Presley Ryan and the company of Beetlejuice; we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

For now, you can go inside a typical day at Beetlejuice with Presley, courtesy of Inside Edition! Presley also got a shout-out recently in New York Magazine.

Unfortunately, the Off-Broadway production of Whisper House at 59E59 Theaters has also been canceled. To Wyatt Cirbus and the rest of the team, we can’t wait to see what’s next for you. Take a look at footage from their final dress rehearsal:

And see what the cast had to say about working on this production on ExtendedPlay.TheCivilians.org!

The Drama Desk Awards have announced that they are going online and will remain on schedule. Get more information on Playbill.com.

Continuing our walk down memory lane, 2014 at Young Broadway Actor News saw productions of Violet and Les Miserables, as well as plays like Act One and Mothers and Sons!

In 2015, we had a jam-packed year, including welcoming Fun Home, School of Rock, Finding Neverland, and the recent revival of The King and I to Broadway!

In 2016, new shows like Waitress, Tuck Everlasting, and A Bronx Tale debuted, and Falsettos returned to Broadway!

Check back here tomorrow to find out the guests who will join our special 10th anniversary concert! #YoungBway10

Tonight, watch Caroline Basu (School of Rock) guest star on “Grey’s Anatomy”!

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It’s finally here!! Make sure to watch @greysabc this Thursday 4/9 @ 9EST/8CST to see me in the season finale! I feel so lucky to have gotten to film this amazing episode (directed by the fabulous @deborahmpratt ) right before Grey’s shut down production because of the coronavirus. 🦠 Thank you to @take3talent and @natashamatallanamarken for making this possible and to @shondarhimes and @therealdebbieallen for having me. It was such an honor to get to act with my TV dad @raoulbhaneja and @deedeemagnohallofficial and to meet @camillaluddington @richardfloodofficial and @ijessewilliams who were all so nice and welcoming. And, lastly, thanks to @legacyeffects for making a fake me. #greysanatomy #daya #seasonfinale #take3talent #abc

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Victoria Collett (Waitress) will recur on the latest season of “The Last O.G.,” which began earlier this week!

The Broadway production of Frozen is taking more video submissions from members of Actors’ Equity. Get more details HERE. If you are not a union member, you can submit for Young Anna and Young Elsa HERE.

The cast of Mrs. Doubtfire got together virtually on their original opening night date for a digital run-through of the show and a “faux-pening” celebration!

And they weren’t the only ones–the cast of Caroline, Or Change also held a virtual opening night party on their originally-scheduled opening night:

Check out new episodes of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor) below and on BroadwayWorld.com! One episode features Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Addison Valentino, and Daniel Dunlow; the other includes Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), Lily Brooks O’Briant, and Alexa Lasanta.

Also, Joshua Turchin will chat with Camp Broadway about his career so far, this Friday!

Here’s the schedule of online classes from Broadway Babysitters this week!

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni including Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen), Kaylin Hedges (The Bedwetter, Kris Kringle), and Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) took part in Shine Theatre Arts Project’s recent virtual cabaret! Watch here:

Check out “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) and the Evan Hansens of Broadway, the U.S. national tour, and the West End on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Bedwetter, Trevor, Whisper House, Flying Over Sunset, and Tina!




Andrew Barth Feldman Chats with Broadway.com and BroadwayWorld, Ava Della Pietra to Perform at Sundance Film Festival, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman talked to Broadway.com and BroadwayWorld.com about making his Broadway debut, TV, and his dream roles!

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) is performing at Sundance Film Festival this weekend ahead of her upcoming EP release! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Make Believe will play Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theater later this year! Get more information on the upcoming Equity Principal Auditions on Playbill.com, and check out advice for attending an EPA as a non-Equity actor HERE.

Hayley Shukiar (A Christmas Story Live) will perform in Irena this weekend at Temple Emanuel in Los Angeles! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Joshua Colley (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Les Miserables, Newsies) will perform at Birdland alongside Scott Alan on February 25th! Get more details on BirdlandJazz.com.

And check out these videos from the kids of School of Rock!

Zoe Wilson’s Birthday, Back to Before Returns to 54 Below Tonight, and more!

Happy birthday to Zoe Wilson (Eco Village)! We hope you had a great day, Zoe!

Tonight, Back to Before returns to 54 Below for a night of music with former Broadway kids now all grown up! Get tickets and more details HERE.

Equity Principal Auditions are being held on February 6th for potential replacements for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! Get the audition information on Backstage.com and advice for attending EPAs as a non-Equity actor on ActorAesthetic.com.

Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) has created a new short film called “Superfreak,” starring Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)! Follow @SuperfreakFilm on Instagram for more news.

You will soon be able to license Frozen Jr. to perform at your school, community theater, camp, and more! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Eco Village, and more, including photos from the closing night of School of Rock and photos of YBAN founder Lindsay at Dave & Buster’s in Times Square with some Broadway and tour alumni!




Brooklyn Nelson to Depart FROZEN, Giuseppe Bausilio to Join the Cast of HAMILTON in Chicago, and more!

Brooklyn Nelson will take her final bow with Frozen this Sunday. Go see her if you can!

Congrats to Giuseppe Bausilio (Billy Elliot, Newsies), who will join the cast of Hamilton in Chicago!

Guess what… I’m in HAMILTON! #hamilton #my shot #hamilchi

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Here’s the trailer for the new Netflix show “The Who Was? Show,” with Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot)!

Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE) will guest star on an episode of “Raven’s Home”!

@ravenshomeofficial makes ME feel at home ❤️

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Akira Golz (Matilda) appeared in this video for Nickelodeon in honor of Earth Day!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Anastasia, Frozen, and Waitress!

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Zoe Wilson’s Birthday, THE PILL Begins Performances, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Zoe Wilson (The Pill, Play Like A Winner, Three Days to See)! We hope you had a great day!

Break a leg to Zoe, Joshua Turchin, and the company of The Pill, which begins performances tonight!

Also, Joshua is taking over La MaMa’s Instagram story today; get more details below:

Ava-Riley Miles (Doctor Zhivago, Evita) has joined the “Life of a Broadway Kid” panel at BroadwayCon! It takes place on Saturday at 1pm.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Ballyturk, and Broadway Kids Jam!


“The Greatest Showman” and “The Post” Receive Oscar Nominations, Madeleine Pace in “The Path” Season 3 Premiere, and more!

Congratulations to all those involved in “The Greatest Showman” and “The Post,” which both received Oscar nominations this morning, including a Best Picture nomination for “The Post”! Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) appears in both films, and alumni Emerson Tate Alexander (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Rocco Wu (The King and I), and Madison Smith (Matilda) all appear in “The Greatest Showman.”

Madeleine Pace (Once) will appear in the Season 3 premiere of “The Path,” now on Hulu!

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) has booked the feature film “Yes”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Shannon Harrington (Women Without Men) recently took part in a reading of a new play called Petra at Primary Stages! Check out photos in her post:

Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live) has booked a new project! More details to come.

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) recently performed at the latest All Star Cabaret at the West End Comedy Club! Check out a picture:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Ballyturk, School of Rock, The Pill, and Waitress!

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“Stranger Things,” “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” and “This Is Us” (Featuring Alumni) Nominated for SAG Awards, Nico Bustamante in Ikea Commercial, and more!

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Good luck to our alumni and their projects nominated for SAG Awards tonight: “Stranger Things,” which features Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” and “This Is Us,” which both feature Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King)!

Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) is now in an Ikea commercial! Check out some photos:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Pill, School of Rock, Anastasia, Waitress, and Broadway Kids Jam!

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Ciela Elliott Joins ROSEMARY AND TIME Off-Off-Broadway, “The New Edition Story” with Caleb McLaughlin and Jahi Diallo Winston Wins Image Awards, and more!

Ciela Elliott (Occupied Territories) has joined the cast of Rosemary and Time at Paradise Factory Theater, Off-Off-Broadway! The show goes up in February.

“The New Edition Story,” with alumni Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), won Image Awards for “Outstanding Television Movie, Limited – Series or Dramatic Special” and “Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie or Special”! In addition, Caleb won the Image Award for “Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited Series)” for his acting in “Stranger Things”! Get more details on Variety.com.

Keaton Tetlow (Babes in Arms, Lisa and Leonardo) has booked a feature film! Find out more:

Check out Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) performing at the Knicks half-time show!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Once On This Island, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and School of Rock!

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John Allyn’s and Gabrielle Greene’s Birthdays, BALLYTURK Opens, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and MISS SAIGON Close, and more!

Happy birthday to John Allyn (School of Rock) and Gabrielle Greene (School of Rock)! We hope you both had a great day!

Happy opening to Aaralyn Anderson, Brooke Timber, and the company of Ballyturk at St. Ann’s Warehouse Off-Broadway! Break a leg!

Happy trails to Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, Ryan Sell, and the company of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and to Lianah Sta. Ana, Jace Chen, Edelle Rapada, Elie Rapada, Daniel Shin, and the company of Miss Saigon! Both shows played their final performances on Broadway today. We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Cate Elefante (Waitress) is doing a Q&A at BroadwayCon on January 27th! Get more details below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Once On This Island, and Ballyturk!

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