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!




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!




THE PAIN OF MY BELLIGERENCE Audition Notices, NEWSIES in Movie Theaters Today, and more!

Playwrights Horizons is holding EPAs for their next season, and they are seeking a mixed race girl around age 9 for The Pain of My Belligerence! Get more information about the August 7th EPA here, and about August 10th here.

Did you catch Newsies in your local movie theater today? Get more information on FathomEvents.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, The Lion King, and Frozen!

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Jonah Mussolino to Join LES MISERABLES Tour, Vote for Rachel Arianna in the LA Music Critic Awards, and more!

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Congrats to Jonah Mussolino (A Bronx Tale), who will join the national tour of Les Miserables next month!

Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) is in the running for Best Music Video, Rising Star, and Fan Favorite in the LA Music Critic Awards, and she needs your votes to win Fan Favorite! Vote HERE.

Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) has booked a documentary! Get more details:

The newest video from Broadway Kids Jam is here! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Waitress, The Pill, Anastasia, and School of Rock, as well as lots of pictures from BroadwayCon!

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New SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Debut, Austyn Johnson Guest Stars on “Kevin Can Wait,” and more!

Break a leg to Montgomery Lamb, Jim Kaplan (The King and I), Sarah Walsh, Iggy Rosado, Madalen Yarbrough Mills, Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet), and Katie Greendorfer, who debut in School of Rock tonight, as well as Gabrielle Greene, who moves to the role of Tomika in the show tonight! Special congrats to Montgomery, Sarah, Iggy, Madalen, and Katie, who are all making their Broadway debuts!

Watch Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) guest star on “Kevin Can Wait”!

Check out this video of Katie Grober (Waitress) reading notes from fans!

Here’s a sneak peek at alum Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) in “On My Block,” coming to Netflix in March!

Check out “Lucid Dreams,” a brand new song from Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, The Pill, and School of Rock, as well as BroadwayCon pictures from Tuck Everlasting, Waitress, School of Rock, Fun Home, and Once!

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Levi Smith to Make Broadway Debut in A BRONX TALE, Production Photos from THE PILL, and more!

Congratulations to Levi Smith (A Christmas Story tour), who will make his Broadway debut in A Bronx Tale!

Check out production photos from The Pill on Playbill.com!

Be sure to register for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets between now and 10pm EST on January 31st! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Kenneth Aikens (The Lion King) and alum Cate Elefante (Waitress) both filmed voiceovers for “Sesame Street” this week!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) has joined the lineup for A Time To Shine tomorrow! Get more information:

Elie Samouhi (A Christmas Story Live) appeared on “Lip Sync Battle Shorties” at 7:30pm on Nickelodeon last night!

Check out these information pictures about where you can find Broadway kids and alumni at BroadwayCon:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Ballyturk, Once On This Island, School of Rock, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, The Pill, Kinky Boots, 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!


ANASTASIA, A BRONX TALE, KINKY BOOTS, THE LION KING, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and SCHOOL OF ROCK to Participate in Broadway Week, BAR MITZVAH BOY Coming to York Theatre, and more!

Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Once On This Island, and School of Rock are among the shows participating in Broadway Week! Get your 2-for-1 tickets now on NYCGo.com!

Bar Mitzvah Boy is coming to the York Theatre Company as part of Musicals in Mufti this February! Get more information on YorkTheatre.org.

Emerson Davis (Once On This Island) has joined the lineup for “Elegies for Angels, Punks, and Raging Queens” at 54 Below! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Get a look at the final season of “The Americans,” with Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), on TVLine.com!

Disney Channel’s “Zombies,” with Milo Manheim (Generation Me) and Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), will premiere on February 16th! Check out the trailer below:

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, School of Rock, Anastasia, Miss Saigon, Ballyturk, and Once On This Island!

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Annabelle Wachtel to Take Over SCHOOL OF ROCK Snapchat, A Very Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant at 54 Below, and more!

Annabelle Wachtel is taking over the School of Rock Snapchat for the entire week! Find out more:

Tonight is A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant: In Concert at 54 Below! The concert features performers including Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Sami Bray (1984), Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), Anthony Rosenthal (Kris Kringle The Musical, Really Rosie, Falsettos), Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Jeremy T. Villas (Kris Kringle The Musical, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), Nicole Wildy (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Timothy Yang (The King and I), and Graydon Peter Yosowitz (The Light Years, The Gold, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown). Get more details on 54Below.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Miss Saigon, Good For Otto, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Frozen!

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