As we continue to look back in honor of our 10th anniversary, we re-visit 2017, when Broadway welcomed childhood favorites Anastasia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and welcomed back Once On This Island and Miss Saigon!
2018 was another busy year for us as we covered shows like Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Ferryman, as well as the Off-Broadway hit The Jungle!
We’ve now had a first and second wave of cast announcements for our 10th anniversary virtual concert this Monday, April 13th at 4pm PST / 7pm EST! The concert will take place on YouTube (streaming link to come) and the lineup will include (with more announcements coming soon):
Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables, On Your Feet)
Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars)
Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live)
Caroline Basu (School of Rock)
Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie)
Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street)
Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime)
Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
Adriana Braganza (The King and I)
Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie)
Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984)
Chloe Bryan (School of Rock)
Grace Capeless (Matilda, The Lion King, A Christmas Story)
Jordan Cole (School of Rock)
Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, “In The Heights”)
Reese Sebastian Diaz (Mary Poppins, Dear Evan Hansen)
Cate Elefante (Waitress)
Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I)
Jake Ryan Flynn (Mrs. Doubtfire, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie)
Carly Gold (The Ferryman)
Katie Grober (Waitress)
Taylor Paige Henderson (The Bedwetter)
Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo)
Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot)
Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)
Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King)
Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars)
Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress)
Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands)
Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda)
Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Fun Home, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie)
Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen, Matilda)
Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot)
Sebastian Ortiz (A Christmas Carol)
Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem)
Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock)
GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda, “Dance Moms”)
Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia)
Ayla Schwartz (Frozen)
Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia)
Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess)
Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale)
Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol)
Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire)
Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill)
Jeremy T. Villas (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots)
Jaden Myles Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon)
Jaidyn Young (Annie)
Trevor has postponed performances through June 7th. More updates coming soon!
Nia Sioux (Trip of Love, “Dance Moms”) wrote a book and it’s available to pre-order now!
Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) sang “Waving Through A Window” for the cast of HBO’s “Barry” during a recent “Stars In The House” live stream! (He appears around 52:09.)
Check out Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) covering Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” as part of Acapop! KIDS:
Check out the newest single from Big Pity, a new band including Broadway alum Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), titled “Things to Work On,” on Apple Music or Spotify!
Milo Manheim (Generation Me) took part in “Saturday Night Seder” tonight! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Mehret Marsh (Tina) livestreamed from (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!
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!
Congrats to Robert Montano and Carlos Carreras who have been cast in this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular! This is Robert’s 3rd year and Carlos’s 1st year!
Happy 1st preview to The Rose Tattoo! The show officially opens on October 15th.
Beetlejuice released a longer clip of “Dead Mom” feat. Sophia Anne Caruso! Watch below.
Makayla Joy Connolly made her Broadway debut in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child this week! Check out the pictures below.
The Tony Awards have announced that the 2020 ceremony will take place on June 7th, airing on CBS at 8/7c. Nominations will be announced on April 28th.
Earlier this week, I (Lindsay) went to see Inland Valley Repertory Theater’s production of Fun Home (feat. Broadway alum Maya Grace Fischbein) at the Candlelight Pavilion in Claremont, CA! Congratulations on a great performance, Maya!
“Fancy Nancy”, a Disney Junior show starring Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables), has been renewed for a 3rd season! Season 2 begins airing on October 4th.
Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory) has been cast in a new Netflix film “Sorta Like A Rock Star”. Click HERE for more info.
Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) has booked a voiceover gig. More details coming soon.
Cate Elefante (Waitress) was on the set of a commercial this week! We will let you know when it begins to air.
We have some more videos from (YOUNG)! Take a look below.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and Make Believe!
Happy Trails to Catherine Ashmore Bradley, who played her final performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child today! Look for an exciting announcement about her next project coming soon!
Happy Trails as well to Delaney Quinn and Scarlett Sher, who played their final performances of Waitress this weekend! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!
Watch the newest members of the ALDC, including alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), perform their first ever group dance during the “Kids Tell All” special of “Dance Moms,” as well as their group routine “The Chosen One”!
Tonight, kids from Frozen, A Bronx Tale, and more took part in the latest installment of (YOUNG)! Get more information HERE.
Jordan Cole (School of Rock) recorded a song for Noggin!
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!
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!
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!
And here are pictures from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me and The Ferryman!
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