Eliza Holland Madore Leaves MATILDA, THE AUDIENCE and GHOST STORIES Close, and more!

Eliza Holland Madore

Happy Trails to Eliza Holland Madore (Once), who played her last performance as Matilda Wormwood in Matilda today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

We would also like to wish Happy Trails to the companies of The Audience (including Sadie Sink and Elizabeth Teeter) and Ghost Stories (including Henry Kelemen)! Good luck to all with your future endeavors!

As a part of Pride month, Audra McDonald spoke with Playbill about Seth Rudetsky’s family, including his daughter Juli Wesley, last seen Off-Broadway in Unbroken Circle! Check out the article on Playbill.com.

The Broadway (and touring) productions of The Lion King are looking for video auditions for replacements immediately of Young Simba and in the future of both Young Simba and Young Nala! Find out how to audition on Playbill.com!

The kids of A Christmas Story will reunite at 54 Below in November! Right now, John Babbo, Grace Capeless (Matilda), Zoe Considine, George Franklin (Elf tour, Parade concert), Jack Mastrianni, Alexa Niziak (Matilda, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Mary Poppins and A Christmas Story national tours), Johnny Rabe, J.D. Rodriguez, Jeremy Shinder (The Addams Family tour), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda), Luke Spring, and Beatrice Tulchin (Matilda) are all set to perform. Get more information on 54Below.com!

The release date for “Southpaw,” featuring Oona Laurence (Matilda), has been moved up to July 24th! Get more information on IMDb.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, Ruthless!, Matilda, Les Miserables, and Finding Neverland, including a special video of the cast of Fun Home celebrating the SCOTUS decision at their curtain call!

Fabi Aguirre’s Birthday, RUTHLESS! Begins Previews, and more!


Happy Birthday to Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables)! We hope you had a great day!

Ruthless! begins previews tonight! We wish “broken legs” to Tori Murray and the rest of the company! Get tickets online at Telecharge.com.

Tori Murray (Ruthless!) performed at Cancer Schmancer! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

The lineup for this summer’s Broadway in Bryant Park has been announced! You can catch Finding Neverland on July 16th; Kinky Boots on July 23rd; Matilda and Les Miserables on July 30th; Ruthless! on August 6th; and The King and I on August 13th. Check out the full show listing on Broadway.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The King and I, Matilda, Les Miserables, and Fish in the Dark!

Hayden Signoretti Leaves FINDING NEVERLAND, Tori Feinstein’s Kleenex Commercial, and more!

Happy Trails to Hayden Signoretti of Finding Neverland! Here is the cast wishing him “happy trails” as well!

Tori Feinstein‘s (Matilda) Kleenex commercial has started airing! In case you haven’t seen it yet, watch below:

A full stage production of Bombshell is in the works! Get more information on Broadway.com!

Meet the cast of Three Days To See, featuring Zoe Wilson, in a slideshow on Playbill.com!

Grace Capeless (Matilda) and her family spoke to Playbill.com as part of 30 Days of Pride! Check out the article on Playbill.com.

Meet the child guardians or “wranglers” of Broadway in an article on 7online.com or in the video below!

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) spoke to Broadway Direct about growing up on Broadway! Check it out on BroadwayDirect.com.

Check out Oscar Williams (Fun Home) and his friend singing “When Your Feet Don’t Touch the Ground” from Finding Neverland in the video below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Audience, School of Rock, Matilda, Fun Home, Les Miserables, Iowa, and The King and I!

Rachel Resheff at “Broadway Sings for Pride,” Behind-The-Scenes Footage of KINKY BOOTS Commercial, and more!

First, we want to wish a Happy Father’s Day to all the great dads out there, with a special shout-out to the dads of all the Broadway kids who help make their kids’ dreams possible!

Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark) will sing at “Broadway Sings for Pride” tomorrow! Get more information on BroadwaySingsForPride.com!

Check out behind-the-scenes footage from the Kinky Boots commercial shoot below!

Check out photo coverage from Lilla Crawford‘s (Annie, Billy Elliot) most recent workshop at A Class Act NY on BroadwayWorld.com!

“Ring of Keys” from Fun Home and “Circle of Life” from The Lion King are two of New York’s biggest showstopping numbers right now, according to Time Out New York! Check out the full list on TimeOut.com!

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Emerson Steele (Violet) are both quoted about their dads in a Father’s Day slideshow on Playbill.com! They are both pictured, as well as Jake Lucas (The King and I)! Check it out on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Ruthless!, Fun Home, Matilda, On Your Feet, and The King and I!

Henry Kelemen in GHOST STORIES, BJ Covington in LION KING National Tour, and more!

Henry Kelemen

Congrats to Henry Kelemen (Our New Girl) whose newest Off-Broadway show Ghost Stories opened this week! Check out photos from the show on Broadway.com.

Congratulations also to BJ Covington (last year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who will play Young Simba in the national tour of The Lion King!

The release date for the cast album of Finding Neverland has been pushed back to July 17th, 2015! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Savvy Crawford (A Little Princess) appears in Madonna’s newest music video! You can watch it below. (Warning: some mature content!)

Congratulations to Graham Montgomery on his one-year anniversary at Kinky Boots!

Grayson Taylor (New York Spring Spectacular) will guest star on “Royal Pains” as Sam! Congrats, Grayson! We will let you know when he will be on the show as soon as possible.

Be sure to catch John Babbo and J.D. Rodriguez (A Christmas Story) on the new Netflix series “Sense8”!

There are new productions shots from Les Miserables featuring Athan Sporek! Check them out on Playbill.com.

Lots of Broadway kids will sing with Megan Hilty at Voices for the Voiceless: Stars for Foster Kids on June 29th! Get more information at YouGottaBelieve.org, and check out a rehearsal picture below:

Congratulations to Gabriella Pizzolo (Matilda) who went on as John at Fun Home last night!

This year’s Broadway Flea Market will be held on September 27th, 2015! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Check out this sneak peek at the next episode of “American Odyssey” featuring Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, The King and I, Kinky Boots, Ruthless!, On Your Feet, Les Miserables, Finding Neverland, Matilda, and Fish in the Dark!

Elizabeth Teeter at Birdland, Jon Viktor Corpuz at 54 Below, and more!


Two of our featured performers are in concerts tonight! Elizabeth Teeter (The Audience) is performing in “Merman’s Apprentice” at Birdland (more information HERE!), and Jon Viktor Corpuz (The King and I) is performing his solo show at 54 Below (more information HERE!). We are wishing both of them broken legs and great shows!


Congratulations to Jete Laurence (Number the Stars), who will appear on an episode of “The Affair” on Showtime soon! We will bring you more information about when her episode will air as soon as possible!

And here are pictures from the kids of Fun Home, The Lion King, On Your Feet, Ruthless!, and Matilda!


PAINTED ROCKS… Closes, Oona Laurence in “Orange Is The New Black,” and more!

Caleb McLaughlin

Congratulations to Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King) and the company of The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, which closed today, on a great run!

Oona Laurence (Matilda) appears in Season 3 Episode 10 of “Orange is the New Black” as 10-year-old Tiffany! Congrats, Oona–we can’t wait to watch it! Check out a picture from the episode below:

Check out Isabella Burke (School of Rock) opening for Shoshana Bean of Wicked in Honolulu, Hawaii, in the video below!

The Liberty cast album celebration at 54 Below was tonight! Get more information on 54Below.com.

Use the discount code 54FAMILY for upcoming 54 Below shows!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, Matilda, On Your Feet, and Les Miserables!


Pictures and Videos from the Kids of KINKY BOOTS, SCHOOL OF ROCK, THE LION KING, and more!

Check out lots of great pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, School of Rock, The Lion King, Radio City Christmas Spectacular (or at least the prospective kids!), Matilda, Fun Home, The King and I, Ruthless!, Les Miserables, and Finding Neverland!

Tony Awards Recap!

The 2015 Tony Awards ceremony–the 69th Annual Tonys–was last night! Here is our recap of winners from our featured shows and media coverage!

Best Musical: Fun Home
Best Revival of a Musical: The King and I
Best Book of a Musical: Lisa Kron for Fun Home
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre: Jeanine Tesori (Music) and Lisa Kron (Lyrics) for Fun Home
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play: Helen Mirren for The Audience
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical: Michael Cerveris for Fun Home
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical: Kelli O’Hara for The King and I
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play: Richard McCabe for The Audience
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical: Ruthie Ann Miles for The King and I
Best Costume Design of a Musical: Catherine Zuber for The King and I
Best Direction of a Musical: Sam Gold for Fun Home

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners on an amazing season! You can view the full list of winners on Broadway.com!

Check out Sydney Lucas‘s (Fun Home) Tonys performance of “Ring of Keys” below!

Here is The King and I‘s Tonys performance!

Vanessa Brown, the child guardian from Fun Home, has posted a ton of pictures from the Tonys on her Instagram page!

A movie adaptation of Fun Home could be in the works, following the show’s very successful Tony night! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) talked to The Hollywood Reporter about performing “Ring of Keys” on the Tonys! Check it out on HollywoodReporter.com.

Check out a commercial that aired during the Tonys featuring the boys of Kinky Boots HERE!

And here are Tony-night pictures of the kids of Fun Home, The King and I, and The Audience!

Tony Awards Tonight, “100 Things To Do Before High School” Premiere, and more!


First and foremost, we want to wish broken legs to all of tonight’s performers and nominees in the 2015 Tony Awards! We can’t wait to watch! And a special shoutout to Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), nominated for Best Performance By An Actress In a Featured Role In a Musical! Sydney will also be performing “Ring of Keys” tonight. Keep an eye on our Twitter account, @YoungBwayNews, for live tweets during the Tonys!

Also, wishing a belated happy birthday to YBAN’s Lindsay, whose birthday was yesterday!

Last night, “100 Things To Do Before High School” premiered at 8:30 pm on Nick, featuring Isabela Moner (Evita)! Congrats, Isabela!

Congratulations to Maya Jade Frank (Evita, A Little Princess), who has booked a guest starring role on a TV series!

Fish in the Dark now has a rush policy! Get more information on TheaterMania.com!

Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!), Jonah Halperin (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda, Kinky Boots), and Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) will be at the book launch for “Stagestruck”! Get more information in the post below:

Ethan Halford Holder (The King and I) appears in an “Uptown Funk” battle between The King and I and On The Town! Watch it below or on Playbill.com!

Check out Sydney Lucas‘s (Fun Home) interviews with KidVuz and with Julie James of Stage17.tv below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, The King and I, Matilda, Fun Home, On Your Feet, Finding Neverland, The Lion King, Violet, Annie, Little Miss Sunshine, and Kinky Boots!