We were disappointed to hear about Lara Spencer’s disparaging remarks toward boys who dance on “Good Morning America” today. #BoysDanceToo, and we are proud to count so many incredible young dancers among the ranks of our alumni and currently featured kids, not to mention all the boys out there aspiring to Broadway dreams! We support all of you and hope you continue to follow those dreams.
Gloria Manning (Tina, The Lion King) has been added to the “Youth from the Broadway Community” concert, happening tomorrow!
Alumni London Skye Gilliam (Waitress) and Katie Grober (Waitress) and current Broadway kid Delaney Quinn (Waitress) have all been added to the lineup for the next (YOUNG) concert, happening August 25th at The Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE.
And check out these pictures from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Frozen, and The Lion King!
Make Believe has extended its run Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theater! You have one extra week to catch the show. Get more details on Playbill.com!
Andy Walken (A Christmas Story Live) has been cast in the upcoming Netflix superhero movie “We Can Be Heroes”! Find out more from The Hollywood Reporter.
Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Caroline, Or Change is holding an EPA! Get audition information HERE and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.
In other upcoming audition news, The Music Man is holding an open casting call in Los Angeles for the role of Tommy Djilas! Get all the details on BroadwayWorld.com.
A stage adaptation of “The Shining” is in the works! Find out more on Broadway.com.
Abigail Shapiro (How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Liberty) and Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda) will play The Green Room 42 on September 8th! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.
Keaton Tetlow (Lisa and Leonardo) is modeling a Halloween costume for the character Duke Caboom from “Toy Story 4”!
And here are pictures from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, from when they appeared in the reading of One Giant Leap last month!
Happy Trails to Benjamin Luis McCracken and the company of Mojada, which finished its run at the Public Theater today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Benjamin!
Happy Trails to Everleigh Rottuno and Tess Murphy, who played their final performances as Lulu in Waitress yesterday and today, respectively. We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!
Abigail Dylan Harrison (A Christmas Story Live, Ruthless!) has been cast in a guest-starring role on a TV series! More details to come.
You can see alum Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) in The Tap Dance Kid at NJPAC! Watch her chat with PIX11 about the production HERE.
School of Rock alumni Jordan Cole, Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale, Assassins), Ellie Kim (Dream Street), Matthew Jost, Layla Capers, Sami Bray (1984), and Arianna Pereira are taking part in “GR42 Sings Andrew Lloyd Webber” this September! Get tickets HERE.
Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle The Musical) and Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) sang new music by Josh Franklin at The Green Room 42 last night! Video to come. Get more details HERE.
Kenneth Aikens (The Lion King) has booked a voiceover gig!
Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) spent a week in Los Angeles at Grammy Camp to learn from industry professionals! Find out more from Spectrum News 1.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Waitress, What the Constitution Means to Me, Make Believe, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Lion King!
Happy Opening to Serena Parrish and the company of Not Even The Good Things Off-Broadway! Break a leg, everyone!
Waitress has announced a closing date in January 2020. Go see it on Broadway before then! Get more details on Playbill.com.
Congratulations to our alumni whose projects were nominated for Emmy Awards this morning! “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho); “Russian Doll,” with Brooke Timber (Ballyturk); “Fosse/Verdon,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); and the “Sesame Street” special “When You Wish Upon A Pickle,” with Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), were all nominated. Get the full list on Variety.com.
Isabella Russo (School of Rock, The Mother of Invention) has been cast in The Underlying Chris, playing Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theater! Get more details on Playbill.com.
Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) attended an advanced screening of the new “The Lion King” film! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.
Sophia Anne Caruso will perform with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway in Bryant Park this week! Cast members from Waitress are also set to perform. Get the full lineup on Playbill.com!
Get your tickets HERE for “Now & Then,” happening this week at 54 Below and featuring kids from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Billy Elliot, and more!
Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has released a new single! Go check out “Skin I’m In”!
Tonight, “Dance Moms” airs a new episode with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and future Radio City Christmas Spectacular ballerina Elliana Walmsley! Check out the group dance from last week and Elliana’s solo:
And check out this picture from the cast of What the Constitution Means to Me when they stopped by Google Talks!
Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) will appear in the third season of “Stranger Things,” arriving tomorrow on Netflix! The show also stars alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience).
Congrats to Waitress, which recently became the longest-running show at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.
The upcoming Broadway production of Betrayal is holding an Equity Principal Audition for girls around age 4! Get audition information HERE and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.
Will Meyers (Generation Me) has been cast in Scotland, PA Off-Broadway! Get more details on Broadway.com.
Here’s the trailer for Mojada at the Public Theater!
ABC recently announced the season premiere date for “Single Parents” and the series premiere date for “Mixed-ish”! Season 2 of “Single Parents,” which features alumni Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) and Tyler Wladis (A Christmas Story Live), will premiere on September 25th. The first season of “Mixed-ish,” with alum Arica Himmel (The Layover), will premiere on September 24th!
Congratulations to Broadway alum Emma Rowley (Gypsy, Bye Bye Birdie), who got engaged earlier this week!
The final trailer for season 3 of “Stranger Things” (with Broadway alumni Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, and Sadie Sink) is here! Watch below and be sure to watch it when it arrives on Netflix on July 4th.
Congratulations to Sam Primack (Dear Evan Hansen understudy) who just played his first performance as Evan Hansen! Watch his curtain call below.
Tess Murphy and Everleigh Primrose (Waitress) had a tea party with their co-star Shoshana Bean at The Plaza Hotel! Watch the adorable video below.
Maxwell Vice (Runaways) was highlighted by Tumblr this month for his work on Ice Vice Magazine (a magazine he founded!). You can see the full video below.
Broadway World has lots of pictures from the most recent Early Night Show starring Joshua Turchin (The Pill)! Check them out HERE.
And here are more pictures from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, The Secret Life of Bees, Waitress, and What the Constitution Means to Me!
Recently I have been invited to two graduations to give some words of inspiration to middle school students! I enjoy the way their faces light up when they hear that I started with a 65 GPA. I am beginning to find my purpose! pic.twitter.com/8CC2uboI1H
Welcome to Young Broadway Actor News! We are the leading news website for Broadway and Off-Broadway kids and teens under 18. Come back and visit soon!
Wanna know how to contribute to the blog? Find out more here!
If you're an alum who's doing a non-Broadway/Off-Broadway show right now or if you want to keep up with the theatrical adventures of alumni, check out our Upcoming Regional Shows page.
This website cannot be reproduced without permission from the webmaster. No copyright infringement is ever intended. This is a 100% fansite and has no connection with these young actors, their families, or their managements. If you have a problem with anything on this website, please contact us before taking any further action.