Happy belated birthday to Ryan Buggle (The Inheritance)! We hope you had a great day, Ryan!
Congratulations to Gabriel Amoroso (currently appearing in Medea at BAM) and Malcolm Fuller, who will both make their Broadway debuts in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child this spring!
Here’s the trailer for the new animated feature “Ne Zha,” with Jordan Cole (School of Rock), now playing in select theaters!
Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay got to hang out with alum Victoria Collett (Waitress), along with her sister Francesca and mom Michele, at Bibble & Sip last week!
Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has joined Andrew Barth Feldman’s (Dear Evan Hansen) “SW: A New(sical) Hope,” happening at 54 Below this Sunday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Kimber Tai Monroe (South Pacific) appeared in a Super Bowl commercial with “Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness! Watch below:
You could win $5 tickets to see Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons! Get more information:
YBAN founder Lindsay made it to the “show about death” last night! Huge thanks to Presley Ryan, who gave a fantastic performance and backstage tour at Beetlejuice. Be sure to head to the Winter Garden Theatre for a laugh-out-loud good time!
Get 2-for-1 tickets to Forbidden Broadway at the York Theatre Company and Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons as part of Off-Broadway Week! Find out more, including a full list of participating shows, on BroadwayWorld.com.
Sony and Netflix will distribute the upcoming movie musical of Matilda with a theatrical release in the U.K. first, followed by a Netflix release! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Sisley Carretas (Pedro Pan) won this year’s BroadwayCon Lip Sync Contest, along with “America’s Got Talent” star Luke Islam! Check out their winning performance here:
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Tina, Frozen, and The Lion King!
Tonight, Forbidden Broadway returns to New York City for an engagement at the York Theatre Company! Break a leg to Joshua Turchin and the rest of the cast!
Last night, YBAN founder Lindsay got to see Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) perform in the national tour of What the Constitution Means to Me! We love this show and highly recommend it for everyone middle-school-aged and up! “We ALL belong in the Preamble.”
Rileigh McDonald (Matilda, Good for Otto) will guest star on an upcoming episode of ABC’s “Schooled”!
Happy birthday to Tre Ryder (The Inheritance)! We hope you had a great day, Tre!
Congrats to Raigan Olivia Saunders-Newton (Waitress), who now plays Anais Barnes-Gaines on the new CBS show “FBI: Most Wanted”! The show airs Tuesdays at 10/9c.
Congrats as well to Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) and the cast of “Us,” which won the Critics Choice Award for Best Sci-Fi or Horror Movie!
Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice) will take part in G!TALK’s live show at BroadwayCon on January 26th at 10:30am! Get more information HERE.
Disney is holding an open casting call in Houston, TX, in April 2020 for kids for its Broadway and national touring companies of Frozen and The Lion King! Get more details on DisneyOnBroadway.com/Casting.
And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Forbidden Broadway!
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!
Playwrights Horizons will present a new musical called Unknown Soldier in 2020, and they are holding Equity Principal Auditions! Get details on the audition on Playbill.com and get advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer on ActorAesthetic.com.
Here’s full performance video of Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle) from the most recent (YOUNG)!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, Frozen, Beetlejuice, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!
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!
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