“Kid Cabarets: Broadway Youth Live” BroadwayCon Panel Announced, Tyra Polke on “A Home for the Holidays” CBS Special, and more!

Alumni and current Broadway and Off-Broadway kids Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle), and Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem) will take part in the BroadwayCon panel “Kid Cabarets: Broadway Youth Live” on January 26th at 10am!

Tyra Polke (A Christmas Story Live) danced during the CBS special “A Home for the Holidays” last night, hosted by Idina Menzel! Catch the full special on CBS Online.

Check out the theme song for “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, A Christmas Carol, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Our Dear Dead Drug Lord!







YBAN at LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE with Levi Smith, Pictures from the Kids of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and more!

Happy first night of Hanukkah to all who are celebrating! Chag Sameach!

Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay went to see Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale) in Love Actually Live at the Wallis Annenberg Center in Beverly Hills! The show runs through December 29th; get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of A Christmas Carol, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and Our Dear Dead Drug Lord!









Andrew Barth Feldman to Depart DEAR EVAN HANSEN in January, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY to Move to the York Theatre Company, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman will play his final performance of Dear Evan Hansen on January 26th. Go see him before then if you can!

Forbidden Broadway will move to the York Theatre Company! Get more details HERE.

What the Constitution Means to Me and The Inheritance made Time’s Best Theater Performances of 2019 list, while Make Believe was included on The New York Times’s Best Theater of 2019 list!

Watch Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie) sing “Not for the Life of Me” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Here’s Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) singing “Suddenly Seymour” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Congrats to Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris), who appeared on a recent episode of the TV series “Tricked”!

Earlier this week, Presley Ryan performed “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway Under the Stars, a free event at The Shops at Columbus Circle!

YBAN has created a playlist of holiday songs from musicals like Elf and A Christmas Story, tracks from “Carols for a Cure” and “The Holiday Star Experience,” and singles/EPs released by the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway! We’ll be updating it throughout the season. Give a listen HERE!

“Sunny Side Up,” with Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), has arrived on Brat TV!

Congrats to Dayton Tavares (Billy Elliot), who has been cast in Magic Mike Live, which will open in Melbourne in May 2020 and then tour through Australia!

Here’s a sneak peek of Suri Marrero (Frozen) in “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”!

The Seattle run of Mrs. Doubtfire has extended through January 4th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Emerson Steele (Violet) is producing a show at 54 Below called “I Am Woman”! It will take place on February 23rd. Get tickets HERE!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) is on the cover of Visual Tales Magazine!

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The newest episode of the podcast “Little Known Facts” features Ella Rubin (The Rose Tattoo)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s a peek at “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” with alum Jenna Weir (Frozen), coming to Amazon Prime on December 6th and PBS Kids on December 7th!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) sang the National Anthem for a recent Knicks game over the weekend!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, A Christmas Carol, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!






BEETLEJUICE Cast Records “Carols For A Cure” Track, Pictures from RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

Check out photos of the cast of Beetlejuice recording their song for “Carols For A Cure” on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Frozen, A Christmas Carol, Forbidden Broadway, and The Lion King!









Sofia Pellegrino Cast in MATILDA with Actors Technique NY, “Songs for the World” at 54 Below to Benefit Brazil Foundation, and more!

Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street) has been cast in Matilda with Actors Technique NY, playing this December in Manhattan!

Lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni will perform in “Songs for the World” at 54 Below, to benefit the Brazil Foundation! The concert is created by Julia Lipsztein (Dream Street) and will be hosted by Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) and Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock). Performers will include Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Casey Nadzam (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), and Violet Young (Number the Stars)! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Check out these photos of the cast of Mrs. Doubtfire in rehearsals before their out-of-town tryout–will you be seeing the show in Seattle?

Get into the holiday spirit with the Acapop! KIDS cover of “All I Want for Christmas is You” with Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King)!

Shane Davis (Matilda) recorded this jingle for Creatable World!

And here are pictures from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular and Frozen!

Bryan Chan to Join THE LION KING, Jai Ram Srinivasan and Sebastian Ortiz in The New York Times, and more!

Congrats to Bryan Chan, who will make his Broadway debut as Young Simba in The Lion King next week!

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I am super excited to finally announce that I will be playing the role of Young Simba in Disney’s, The Lion King on Broadway! I will be making my debut on November 19th. I am thankful first and foremost to God and everyone that has helped me realize my dreams. Special thanks to my parents, my grandparents, my family, my community 🇬🇾, my agent Barry Kolker, Justin Bohon from Binder Casting, my acting coach Roberta Lowe from Acting Out and last but not least The Natraj Center for the Performing Arts. I just can’t wait to be king! #broadwaykids #broadway #lionkingmusical #lionkingonbroadway #youngsimba #childactor #actor #ijustcantwaittobeking #bryanholdenchan #bhchan #broadwaydebut #kidactors #lionking

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Jai Ram Srinivasan and Sebastian Ortiz were featured in an article about A Christmas Carol, and particularly the character of Tiny Tim, in The New York Times!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will speak at 92Y on December 8th! Get more details HERE.

Inside Broadway will give NYC students an inside look at Beetlejuice! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Watch Isa Antonetti (Evita) cover “Buenos Aires” below, and be sure to see her in Evita, now through November 24th at New York City Center!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen!




RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Begins Run, Mattea Conforti to Voice Young Elsa in “Frozen 2,” and more!

Congratulations to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which began its 2019 holiday run over the weekend!

Congrats as well to Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who will voice Young Elsa in the upcoming movie “Frozen 2”!

We have lots of photo and video coverage from the opening night of Tina! See the list below:

“Doctor Sleep,” with alum Kyliegh Curran (The Lion King), is out in theaters now!

Get your copy of this year’s “Carols For A Cure” CD, featuring the casts of Dear Evan Hansen, Beetlejuice, Waitress, Frozen, and more, from the Broadway Cares store!

Be on the lookout for Raigan Olivia Saunders-Newton (Waitress) in an ad for Dadi!

Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) appears in another music video for Acapop! KIDS, this time covering “Sunflower”! Watch below:

“Let It Snow,” a new Netflix film starring Isabela Merced (Evita), is now streaming!

And here are pictures from the kids of Forbidden Broadway, Tina, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and for all the women who thought they were Mad!

PANAMA HATTIE Closes at York Theatre Company, Jacob Michael Laval Featured in US Chess, and more!

Happy Trails to Kylie Kuioka and the cast of Panama Hattie at York Theatre Company! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Kylie!

Did you know that Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo) likes to play chess? He’s currently featured in US Chess!

“Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), is now streaming on Apple TV+!

Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) has been cast in Noises Off in Demarest, NJ! Get tickets HERE.

Congratulations to Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies), who guest starred on “The Blacklist” this week!

Take a look at the Beetlejuice curtain call from Halloween night, when Presley Ryan went on as Lydia, as well as some highlights from the show’s Black & White Ball with TodayTix!

Congrats to Korinne Tetlow (The Traveling Lady, If Only), who just completed a workshop and industry performance of Once Upon A One More Time!

Mehret Marsh (Tina) has joined the lineup for “Rockers on Broadway,” happening on November 11th!

You can hear the voice of Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) in the series “The Paper Girls Show,” coming soon to Amazon!

Here’s a new Queen medley from Acapop! KIDS with Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King)!

The new Britney Spears musical Once Upon A One More Time is holding an EPA for all roles, including one for an 8-10 year old girl! Get audition information for day 1, day 2, and day 3, as well as advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer!

Andy Walken (A Christmas Story Live) guest starred on this week’s episode of “Modern Family”!

Congrats from Delaney Quinn (Waitress), who recently filmed a segment for “The View”! Here’s the full video:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Frozen, Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, for all the women who thought they were Mad, and more, including lots of pictures from the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrating Halloween!










Thursday Williams and Rosdely Ciprian Featured in Teen Vogue’s 21 Under 21, Matilda Lawler Guest Stars on “Evil,” and more!

Happy Halloween! Have a safe, fun, and spooky night!

Thursday Williams (What the Constitution Means to Me) and Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) are featured in Teen Vogue’s 21 Under 21!

Congrats to Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman), who guest starred on last week’s episode of “Evil” on CBS, alongside her former The Ferryman co-star Brooklyn Shuck, who is a series regular!

Kids’ Night on Broadway will return in 2020! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo) danced on “Strahan Sara & Keke” today! Here’s a clip:

The cast of Beetlejuice spread Halloween cheer on today’s episode of “The View”!

Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) will appear in the next season of Netflix’s “Atypical,” which arrives November 1st! Check out Niles’s full interview here:

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Find out how Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) gets into character on Playbill.com, then watch a brand new episode of “Behind the Stripes,” his Broadway.com vlog!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of for all the women who thought they were Mad, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Beetlejuice, The Rose Tattoo, The Lion King, and Waitress!










Pictures and Videos from the Kids of CURSED CHILD, PANAMA HATTIE, THE ROSE TATTOO, and more!

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Panama Hattie, The Rose Tattoo, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Forbidden Broadway, Frozen, Fear, and Waitress!