NOT EVEN THE GOOD THINGS Opens Off-Broadway, WAITRESS to Close on Broadway in January 2020, and more!

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!

THE FERRYMAN Recoups Investment, Promotional Photos of THE LION KING Film with Shahadi Wright Joseph, and more!

Congrats to The Ferryman, which recouped its investment just before closing!

The film remake of “The Lion King” hits theaters in 11 days! Check out Broadway alum Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in these new promotional photos:

Videos from the most recent “(YOUNG)” are now up on YouTube! Check them out HERE.

Victoria Collett (Waitress) has been added to Kids of the Arts’ A Little Princess, playing in New York City this August! Get tickets HERE.

Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) is playing Princess Winnifred in Once Upon A Mattress in Calabasas, CA, from July 19-21! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Ladyship and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!





THE FERRYMAN Closes on Broadway, Mattea Conforti on “NOS4A2” Tonight, and more!

Happy Trails to the company of The Ferryman! Congrats on a great run; we can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

Tonight, Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) will appear on “NOS4A2” at 10pm on AMC!

Victoria Collett (Waitress) can be seen in a recurring role on “City on a Hill,” produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon!

Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay got to hang out with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and her mom Joanne in Los Angeles today, fresh off of filming Season 8 of “Dance Moms”! We can’t wait to see all that’s in store for the both of them. Thanks for the fun day!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, Waitress, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!






“Stranger Things” Season 3 Out On Netflix as of Yesterday, Additionally Featuring Gabriella Pizzolo; Raghav Mehrotra to Appear on “Late Night with Seth Meyers”; and more!

We hope everyone had a great time celebrating the 4th of July yesterday!

As of yesterday, Season 3 of “Stranger Things” is now on Netflix! In addition to the previously announced Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) and series regulars 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), alum Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) also appears on this season!

Tune in to “Late Night with Seth Meyers” to see Raghav Mehrotra (School of Rock) sit in with the 8G Band from July 15-18!

Check out production photos from Mojada at the Public Theater on TheaterMania.com!

Broadway alum and “Stranger Things” star Caleb McLaughlin is releasing original music! Find out more in his interview with WWD.

Jenna Weir (Frozen) has finished filming a new Hallmark movie, due to arrive around the holidays!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Ferryman, Frozen, and “(YOUNG)” at The Green Room 42!












ALL MY SONS Closes, Matilda Lawler to Star in Disney+ Film “Flora & Ulysses,” and more!

Happy Trails to Alexander Bello, Monte Greene, and the cast of All My Sons, which closed yesterday. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you both!

Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman) will star in the upcoming Disney+ film “Flora & Ulysses”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Former Broadway kid Eamon Foley (Everyday Rapture, 13, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Assassins, Gypsy) choreographed a music video featuring Trent Kowalik (Billy Elliot) and inspired by Everyday Rapture to celebrate Pride Month! Watch now on Playbill.com.

The cast of The Secret Life of Bees performed a few songs at the Guggenheim in New York City!

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) recently performed at a JoJo Siwa concert alongside her “Dance Moms” castmates!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, Waitress, “(YOUNG)” at The Green Room 42, The Ferryman, Frozen, “Switched” at 54 Below, Dear Evan Hansen, and All My Sons!











BroadwayWorld Features THE FERRYMAN Babies, Families, and Casting Directors; Ruth Bader Ginsburg at WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME; and more!

BroadwayWorld spoke with the families of the Bobby Carney babies from The Ferryman, as well as the show’s casting directors for the babies! Read HERE.

Earlier this month, Thursday Williams performed What the Constitution Means to Me for Ruth Bader Ginsburg! Read about the entire evening on Slate.com.

“Mrs. Cho,” a new short film with Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess), will play at three film festivals later this year! Get more details:

And here are pictures from the kids of All My Sons and “Switched” at 54 Below!






Andrew Barth Feldman and Sam Primack at the Jimmy Awards, BILLY ELLIOT Original Stars Featured in The New York Times, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) spoke with BroadwayWorld on the Jimmy Awards red carpet! Watch the video HERE or below, plus check out photos of Andrew and Sam Primack (Dear Evan Hansen) on the red carpet HERE.

The original Broadway stars of Billy Elliot, David Alvarez, Kiril Kulish, and Trent Kowalik, spoke to The New York Times about what they’ve been up to in the ten years since their historic Tony Award win!

Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins) have joined the lineup for “Switched” at 54 Below, presented by Growing Up Broadway!

Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock) recorded a voiceover for Nickelodeon!

Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) recently filmed a commercial! More info to come!

And here are pictures from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and from last night’s screening of Kinky Boots before it arrives in theaters on June 25th and 29th!

Photo Credit: Christopher Convery/Jake Katzman

Photo Credit: Christopher Convery/Jake Katzman

Photo Credit: Christopher Convery/Jake Katzman

Photo Credit: Christopher Convery/Jake Katzman

Noelle White Joins THE FERRYMAN as Bobby Carney, Broadway Kids and Alumni to Take Part in BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE, and more!

Congrats to Noelle White, who recently made her Broadway debut as Bobby Carney in The Ferryman! Plus, check out pictures of the show’s company celebrating their Tony wins with the babies, the bunnies, and more on TheaterMania.com!

Current and former Broadway kids Zell Steele Morrow (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie, Fun Home), Cole Grey (Fun Home), Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Jack Pravda (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Connor Mills (Kinky Boots), Cooper Lantz (Kinky Boots), and Eric A. Walker Jr. (Kinky Boots) will take part in Broadway Sings for Pride on June 24th! Check out our press release from earlier today.

Get a first look at Atlantic Theater Company’s The Secret Life of Bees on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s a first look at “The Goldfinch,” a new film with Ryan Foust (Make Believe, Mary Page Marlowe, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Ferryman and Make Believe!

Photo Credit: Carly Gold

Photo Credit: Carly Gold

Photo Credit: Carly Gold




Casey Hilton Joins MAKE BELIEVE at Second Stage Theater, Bella May Mordus Takes Over as Honor Carney and Ava Briglia Rejoins THE FERRYMAN as a Swing, and more!

Congrats to Casey Hilton, who completes principal casting for Make Believe at Second Stage Theater!

As of today, Bella May Mordus takes over the role of Honor Carney for the remainder of the Broadway run of The Ferryman, and Ava Briglia, formerly a vacation swing, rejoins the show as a swing covering Mercy and Honor Carney! The show closes on July 7th; see it before then if you can!

If you are planning to see a show the week of July 4th, check out our guide; Broadway and Off-Broadway performance schedules are modified that week!

Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams of What the Constitution Means to Me chatted with Yahoo!

Past and present Broadway kids Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Carly Gold (The Ferryman), and Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen, Matilda) have booked a reading of the new musical Fly More Than You Fall!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, and What the Constitution Means to Me!

Photo Credit: Caitlin McNaney

Photo Credit: Vogue Magazine

Photo Credit: The Tony Awards





THE FERRYMAN and BEETLEJUICE Win Drama Desk Awards, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Announces National Tour, and more!

Congratulations to The Ferryman and Beetlejuice, which took home Drama Desk Awards last night! Check out the full list of winners and nominees on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Tom Glynn-Carney for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Sam Mendes for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Set Design for a Musical – David Korins for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Sound Design in a Play – Nick Powell for The Ferryman

What the Constitution Means to Me is launching a national tour! Get more details on Playbill.com and be sure to follow our sister site Kids on Tour for upcoming news.

Sarah Silverman’s The Bedwetter will make its world premiere at Atlantic Theater Company! Find out more on Broadway.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, Frozen, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!

Photo Credit: Broadway.com