Robert Montano and Carlos Carreras Join CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, THE ROSE TATTOO Begins Previews, and more!

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!


 

 

 

 


OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD Begins Previews, Joshua Turchin Cast in FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, and more!

Happy first preview to Our Dear Dead Drug Lord at WP Theater/Second Stage! Break a leg!

Congratulations to Joshua Turchin (The Pill), who has been cast in the return of the Off-Broadway hit Forbidden Broadway! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Check out Rebecca Myles Stewart (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) on the cover of Dance Spirit!

You can see Broadway alum Spencer Davis Milford (The Winslow Boy) in Buzz at Alabama Shakespeare Festival through Sunday!

Watch the trailer for the new Netflix series “Team Kaylie,” with Elie Samouhi (A Christmas Story Live)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Rose Tattoo!




THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Closes at Atlantic Theater Company, ONE GIANT LEAP Reading with Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams Tonight, and more!

Happy Trails to Elizabeth Teeter, alum Brett Gray, and the company of The Secret Life of Bees, which played its final performance at Atlantic Theater Company today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

Tonight is the reading of One Giant Leap, featuring Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams of What the Constitution Means to Me! Watch the livestream HERE. Also, full video from the episode of “Google Talks” featuring What the Constitution Means to Me will arrive soon!

YBAN founder Lindsay had a wonderful time seeing Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) in Once Upon A Mattress on Friday night! You can catch Hannah recurring on this season of HBO’s “Euphoria,” and her next episode is airing tonight!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) will perform in Atlantic City next week as part of Broadway on the Boardwalk, at 8pm at Kennedy Plaza! Get more details HERE. And check out videos of Sophia performing “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” at Broadway in Bryant Park below:

“Now & Then,” presented by Growing Up Broadway, took place last night at 54 Below! Video to come. Get more details on 54Below.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Frozen, Beetlejuice, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!










NOT EVEN THE GOOD THINGS Opens Off-Broadway, WAITRESS to Close on Broadway in January 2020, and more!

Happy Opening to Serena Parrish and the company of Not Even The Good Things Off-Broadway! Break a leg, everyone!

Waitress has announced a closing date in January 2020. Go see it on Broadway before then! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to our alumni whose projects were nominated for Emmy Awards this morning! “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho); “Russian Doll,” with Brooke Timber (Ballyturk); “Fosse/Verdon,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); and the “Sesame Street” special “When You Wish Upon A Pickle,” with Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), were all nominated. Get the full list on Variety.com.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock, The Mother of Invention) has been cast in The Underlying Chris, playing Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theater! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) attended an advanced screening of the new “The Lion King” film! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

Sophia Anne Caruso will perform with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway in Bryant Park this week! Cast members from Waitress are also set to perform. Get the full lineup on Playbill.com!

Get your tickets HERE for “Now & Then,” happening this week at 54 Below and featuring kids from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Billy Elliot, and more!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has released a new single! Go check out “Skin I’m In”!

Tonight, “Dance Moms” airs a new episode with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and future Radio City Christmas Spectacular ballerina Elliana Walmsley! Check out the group dance from last week and Elliana’s solo:

And check out this picture from the cast of What the Constitution Means to Me when they stopped by Google Talks!

Outer Critics Circle Awards Announced, Kaylin Hedges and Julia Morgan to Play Matilda at Random Farms Kids’ Theater, and more!

Congratulations to The Ferryman, All My Sons, and Beetlejuice on winning Outer Critics Circle Awards today! Get the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding New Broadway Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – All My Sons
  • Outstanding Director of a Play (The Lucille Lortel Award) – Sam Mendes for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) – David Korins for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Benjamin Walker for All My Sons

This summer, you can see Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle: The Musical) and Julia Morgan (Anastasia) playing the title role in Matilda with Random Farms Kids’ Theater! Julia is in Cast B and Kaylin is in Cast D. Get tickets HERE!

Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) is performing in Camp Rolling Hills in Hoboken, NJ, this month!

Check out cast members from Dear Evan Hansen performing at Stars in the Alley!

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) teaches her mom a new dance move ahead of the “Dance Moms” season premiere in this video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Stars in the Alley, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!


Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Andrew Barth Feldman’s Birthday, Haven Alexander and Aliya “Jo” Ramey to Join THE LION KING, and more!

Happy birthday to Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! We hope you had a great day!

Please welcome Haven Alexander and Aliya “Jo” Ramey to The Lion King! They will both make their Broadway debuts in the show this week.

The Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nominees have been announced! Check out the full list on Broadway.com. You have until Sunday to cast your vote!

  • Favorite New Musical – Beetlejuice
  • Favorite New Play – The Ferryman
  • Favorite Play Revival – All My Sons
  • Favorite Long-Running Show – Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Long-Running Show – Waitress
  • Favorite Tour – Anastasia, currently starring Broadway alum Delilah Rose Pellow
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical – Alex Brightman for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical – Sophia Anne Caruso for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Play – Paddy Considine for The Ferryman
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Play – Annette Bening for All My Sons
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Play – Laura Donnelly for The Ferryman
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Musical – Kerry Butler for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Play – Jenni Barber for All My Sons
  • Favorite Funny Performance – Alex Brightman for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Funny Performance – Leslie Kritzer for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female) – Sophia Anne Caruso for Beetlejuice
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Alex Boniello for Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Gavin Creel for Waitress
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Andrew Barth Feldman for Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Jeremy Jordan for Waitress
  • Favorite Replacement (Male) – Sky Lakota-Lynch for Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Replacement (Female) – Shoshana Bean for Waitress
  • Favorite Replacement (Female) – Mallory Bechtel for Dear Evan Hansen

The upcoming West Side Story movie remake now has a release date! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Thursday Williams chatted with NBC New York about What the Constitution Means to Me! Watch HERE.

Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) is appearing in a commercial for Friendly’s!

Tina is holding an open call for the role of Young Tina Turner! Check out this flyer for details:

Congratulations to “After Forever,” featuring Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular), which won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Digital Drama Series!

Laurissa Romain (South Pacific) has been cast in the upcoming film “Son of the South”!

And check out this photo of celebrities visiting What the Constitution Means to Me!

Photo Credit: People Magazine

Michael Quinton McArthur’s Birthday, THE FERRYMAN and WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Receive New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Michael Quinton McArthur (The Ferryman)! We hope you had a great day yesterday, Michael!

Congratulations to The Ferryman and What the Constitution Means to Me, which received New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards! Get the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tonight, Noa Solorio (Gettin’ The Band Back Together) will perform at 54 Below alongside other actors who made their Broadway debuts in the 2018-2019 season! Get more details HERE.

All My Sons has extended its run! Find out more on Broadway.com.

In case you missed it, here’s Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) guest starring on “Saturday Night Live” alongside Kristen Wiig, Jimmy Fallon, Adam Sandler, Shawn Mendes, and more!

Amaris Sanchez (On Your Feet) has been cast in Miracle the Musical in Chicago, beginning May 8th! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Waitress, and The Ferryman!





Tony Award Nominations Announced, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Extends Run, and more!

The 2019 Tony Award nominations were announced this morning! See below for a list of our featured shows’ nominations, and take a look at the full list on BroadwayWorld.com!

  • Best Play – The Ferryman
  • Best Play – What the Constitution Means to Me
  • Best Musical – Beetlejuice
  • Best Revival of a Play – Arthur Miller’s All My Sons
  • Best Book of a Musical – Scott Brown & Anthony King for Beetlejuice
  • Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre – Eddie Perfect for Beetlejuice
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play – Paddy Considine for The Ferryman
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play – Annette Bening for Arthur Miller’s All My Sons
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play – Laura Donnelly for The Ferryman
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play – Heidi Schreck for What the Constitution Means to Me
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical – Alex Brightman for Beetlejuice
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play – Benjamin Walker for Arthur Miller’s All My Sons
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play – Fionnula Flanagan for The Ferryman
  • Best Scenic Design of a Play – Rob Howell for The Ferryman
  • Best Scenic Design of a Musical – David Korins for Beetlejuice
  • Best Costume Design of a Play – Rob Howell for The Ferryman
  • Best Costume Design of a Musical – William Ivey Long for Beetlejuice
  • Best Lighting Design of a Play – Peter Mumford for The Ferryman
  • Best Lighting Design of a Musical – Kenneth Posner & Peter Nigrini for Beetlejuice
  • Best Sound Design of a Play – Nick Powell for The Ferryman
  • Best Sound Design of a Musical – Peter Hylenski for Beetlejuice
  • Best Direction of a Play – Sam Mendes for The Ferryman

What the Constitution Means to Me has extended its run through August 24th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Get a glimpse of “Beautiful Sound” from Beetlejuice with this 360 video from NBC Nightly News!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, All My Sons, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!






BEETLEJUICE Opens on Broadway, DEAR EVAN HANSEN and WAITRESS Hit Milestone Performances, and more!

Happy Opening to Sophia Anne Caruso, Presley Ryan, and the company of Beetlejuice! Break a leg! Also, check out the New York Daily News’ highlight of Sophia Anne Caruso and the show!

Congratulations to Dear Evan Hansen, which plays its 1000th performance tonight, and to Waitress, celebrating its 3rd anniversary on Broadway!

The Ferryman, What the Constitution Means to Me, All My Sons, Beetlejuice, and The Jungle (at St. Ann’s Warehouse) were all nominated for Drama Desk Awards this morning! Check out the full list on Broadway.news.

  • Outstanding Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Play – What the Constitution Means to Me
  • Outstanding Actress in a Play – Heidi Schreck for What the Constitution Means to Me
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Hampton Fluker for All My Sons
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Tom Glynn-Carney for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – Leslie Kritzer for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Stephen Daldry and Justin Martin for The Jungle
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Sam Mendes for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Book of a Musical – Scott Brown and Anthony King for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Set Design of a Play – Miriam Buether for The Jungle
  • Outstanding Set Design for a Musical – David Korins for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical – William Ivey Long for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play – Jon Clark for The Jungle
  • Outstanding Projection Design – Peter Nigrini for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Sound Design in a Play – Nick Powell for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Wig and Hair Design – Charles G. LaPointe for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Puppet Design – Michael Curry for Beetlejuice

“A Time To Rock” returns to The Green Room 42 this Sunday at 7pm! This cabaret is scheduled to feature Caroline Basu (School of Rock), Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I), and more! Get tickets HERE.

You can see Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia) playing the title role in Matilda at Wagon Wheel Center for the Performing Arts in Indiana this summer! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

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

Charlie Tassone to Join FROZEN, Gaten Matarazzo and Joshua Turchin Cast in Shows at the Hollywood Bowl, and more!

Congratulations to Charlie Tassone, who will make her Broadway debut in Frozen!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will play Jack in the Hollywood Bowl’s production of Into the Woods this summer! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Joshua Turchin (The Pill) will play Flounder in the Hollywood Bowl’s The Little Mermaid next month!

Shane Davis (Matilda) appeared on last night’s episode of “Masterchef Jr”!

Tonight, Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess) returned to “Happy” on Syfy at 10pm!

The cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child celebrated the show’s first anniversary on Broadway; check out photos on TheaterMania.com!

A revival of Beauty and the Beast is in the works! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Check out photo coverage from the All My Sons opening night party and opening night curtain call!

Learn more about Beetlejuice star Sophia Anne Caruso‘s beginnings in theatre, what led her to move to NYC, and more in this Spokesman-Review article!

And here are videos of performances from (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!