FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Return Engagement Opens, YBAN at WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME National Tour with Rosdely Ciprian, and more!

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”!

Layla Capers (The Lion King, School of Rock) and Kavon Newman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will guest star on “Sesame Street”!

Catch up with 35 former Broadway kids in a feature now on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Unknown Soldier, Frozen, and Medea!




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!






THE FERRYMAN Cast Announced, WEST SIDE STORY Film Remake Announces Open Call, and more!

The cast of The Ferryman will include Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Will Coombs (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Bronx Tale), Carly Gold (Fun Home tour), Matilda Lawler, Bella May Mordus (Grinch tour), and Brooklyn Shuck (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Tuck Everlasting, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie)! Alum Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) has also joined the cast. Get more details on Broadway.com!

An open call for dancers ages 15-25 for the upcoming West Side Story remake will take place in Brooklyn! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out this group photo from “Now and Then” at 54 Below, and keep an eye on our page for videos coming soon! (Photo Credit: BroadwayGirlNYC)

Rileigh McDonald (Good for Otto, Matilda) will guest star on “Law and Order: SVU” on September 27th!

Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie) will guest star on a Nickelodeon show very soon! More details to come.

Take a look at these clips from the recent Shapiro Sisters concert at The Green Room 42!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Frozen, School of Rock, and Once On This Island!






Mia Sinclair Jenness and MARY PAGE MARLOWE Cast Interviewed on Playbill, ANASTASIA Announces New Block of Tickets, and more!

Mia Sinclair Jenness and her Mary Page Marlowe co-stars spoke with Playbill.com about their upcoming show!

Anastasia tickets are now available through June 2, 2019! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, Julia Morgan is back in Anastasia this weekend and will be performing as Little Anastasia/Alexei Romanov in all four shows:

Tonight, the Shapiro Sisters are performing at The Green Room 42! Get more information HERE.

Check out Hudson Loverro performing at Belmont Stakes with his A Bronx Tale castmates:

The cast of Once On This Island received the ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus from AEA!

As of noon today, you can get $25 tickets to This Ain’t No Disco at Atlantic Theater Company!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock and Waitress!

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Oona Laurence, Sophia Gennusa, and Bailey Ryon to Join the Shapiro Sisters at The Green Room 42, Pictures from ANASTASIA, and more!

Oona Laurence (Matilda), Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), and Bailey Ryon (Matilda) will join the Shapiro Sisters at their concert at The Green Room 42 this Friday! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Frozen, Once On This Island, School of Rock, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, and more!

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YBAN Founder Lindsay’s Birthday, John Allyn to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, YBAN Class of 2018, and more!

Happy birthday to YBAN’s founder Lindsay! We hope you had a great day!

John Allyn will play his final performance as Billy in School of Rock on July 29th. See him before then if you can!

Congratulations to YBAN’s Class of 2018!

Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) was recently interviewed on KidGooRoo.com!

“Shadowhunters,” with alum Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), will end in spring 2019. Get more information on Deadline.com.

You can soon do your own production of Waitress, courtesy of MTI! Find out more about the licensing rights on BroadwayWorld.com.

The kids of Broadway recently volunteered with Broadway Serves! Check out pictures:

Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon) has booked a film! More details to come.

Watch Mimi Ryder and Mattea Conforti battle it out in Matilda trivia in this week’s Frozen vlog!

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has booked a project with HBO!

The free performance of Runaways is a week from yesterday!

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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FALSETTOS to Air Tonight on PBS, Tickets Available for the Shapiro Sisters’ Next Concert, and more!

Falsettos will air again tonight on PBS!

Get your tickets now for the Shapiro Sisters’ next concert at The Green Room 42, HERE!

Congrats to Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), whose show “The Americans” wrapped up with its series finale this week!

YBAN founder Lindsay saw School of Rock on Monday and Frozen on Tuesday, and had a great time meeting up with alum Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) in NYC this week; you can catch her this fall in “God Friended Me” on CBS! And here are Lindsay’s pictures:

Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) spoke with Allure about body image recently!

And here are pictures from the kids of Anastasia!

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Photo Coverage from WAITRESS’s First Anniversary Celebration, THE LION KING to Hold Open Call in Los Angeles, and more!

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Check out pictures from the 1-year anniversary celebration at Waitress on Playbill.com!

The Lion King is holding an open call in Los Angeles, CA, this weekend! Get more information on Playbill.com.

The Drama Desk Award nominations were announced today! Check out the full list of nominees, with our featured shows’ nominations highlighted, HERE.

Watch the new trailer for the next American Girl movie, starring Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) below or on ETOnline.com!

There’s just ten more days until Tunes in Times Square! See Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and many others perform!

Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) now has a vlog! Watch the first episode:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Anastasia, Amelie, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Miss Saigon!

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THE MOTHER OF INVENTION Begins Previews, Alumni Nominated for Young Artist Awards, and more!

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Happy first preview to the company of The Mother of Invention! Break a leg!

Congratulations to our alumni nominated for Young Artist Awards! They are:

  • Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Best Performance in a Digital TV Series/Film (Teen Actor) for “Stranger Things”
  • Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Best Performance in a Digital TV Series/Film (Teen Actor) for “Stranger Things”
  • Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), Best Performance in a TV Series (Leading Teen Actress) for “American Housewife”
  • Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Best Performance in a TV Movie or Special (Young Actress) for Hairspray Live
  • Oona Laurence (Matilda), Best Performance in a Feature Film (Leading Teen Actress) for “Pete’s Dragon

Congratulations to Madison Elizabeth Lagares, who will join the cast of On Your Feet as Little Gloria next month! Find out more:

It’s Day 2 of BroadwayCon! Here’s where our alumni were today:

Check out a new vlog from Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), as well as a full video from his Q&A at BroadwayCon!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, and lots of current Broadway kids and alumni at BroadwayCon!

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BroadwayCon 2017 Begins, FALSETTOS at Barnes & Noble Tonight, and more!

It’s the first day of BroadwayCon! Check the banner above to know where you’ll find current and former Broadway kids today.

The cast of Falsettos appeared at Barnes & Noble tonight! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) just finished filming a pilot titled “The Nerd Posse”! Check out pictures on J-14.com.

The cast of On Your Feet will do a benefit for Help Is On The Way Today this Sunday! Find out more on MetropolitanRoom.com.

Did you know Grayson Taylor (New York Spring Spectacular, Mothers and Sons) is an author? You can purchase his books on Amazon.com!

Watch alumni Madeleine Pace (Once) and Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) make cameos on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on NBC.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Falsettos, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots!

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