“David Makes Man” Premieres on OWN, BETRAYAL Begins Previews, and more!

Tonight, watch Nathaniel McIntyre (The Lion King) and Teshi Thomas (The Lion King) in “David Makes Man,” premiering tonight at 10pm on OWN!

Happy first preview to Betrayal! Break a leg! Also, the show has announced their rush policy; get more details on Playbill.com.

Dear Evan Hansen has a new rush policy! Find out more about it on TheaterMania.com. Also, current Broadway cast member Sam Primack will be hitting the road with the show as the Evan Hansen alternate! Get more information on all the upcoming cast changes on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Waitress, Frozen, and more!








Aliya Ramey’s Birthday, MOJADA Extends through August 18, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Aliya “Jo” Ramey (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day, Aliya!

Mojada has extended its run at the Public Theater through August 18th!

Congratulations to alum Maxwell Vice (Runaways), who will appear in the upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story!

The teens of Beetlejuice, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Dear Evan Hansen spoke to Playbill.com about what it’s like being on Broadway as a teenager!

Broadway alum Sam Poon (Macbeth, The King and I, Runaways) has released a new single called “ORANGE-ADE,” now on all streaming platforms!

The Broadway Star Project now has a podcast, co-hosted by Carly Gendell (School of Rock)!

The kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are collecting school supplies for those in need! Get more details here:

Check out these photos from the kids of Frozen!




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MOJADA Opens at Public Theater, Bella May Mordus and Julian Wanderer Join MAKE BELIEVE at Second Stage Theater, and more!

Happy Opening to Benjamin Luis McCracken and the company of Mojada at the Public Theater! Break a leg, everyone!

Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman) and Julian Wanderer have joined the cast of Make Believe at Second Stage Theater as swings!

Congrats to Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), who has been promoted to series regular for the final season of “Arrow”! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Get tickets HERE to see Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia) in Gypsy at McLeod Summer Playhouse now through Sunday!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) will voice a character in the upcoming movie “Angry Birds 2”!

Get your tickets now for the next installment of (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!

Here’s a video of the moment Elliana Walmsley found out she would be playing Clara in this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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WATCH TO THE END! My heart is EXPLODING with JOY!!! So incredibly humbled and honored to share that I will dance the role of CLARA in the RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR with @therockettes!!! This has been a dream of mine since I was a baby ballerina…dreams really do come true!!!! Thank you to the village that have helped me over the years to be ready for this adventure! @kellyjsmith1 You were the first to start me off and you have been there for me every step of the way. Massive thanks to ALL of my teachers and mentors who prepared me for this incredible adventure….I love you all!!!! @irenawozniak @masterballetacademy @therealabbylee @giannamartello @tracyannejones @mwozniak1 @lauraquinn @bobbyamamizu @misskristakingdoh @guygroove @michellelatimerdance @laballetacademy @markmeismer @kaykalbfleisch @jessicamaxwell @theemmaslater @thelaceyschwimmer @ericamariemarr @alisonstroming @msaagency @evamadelinenys @franciscogelladanceofficial @kbmtalent @marinspirations @autumnmiller @mmsanett @thedanceawards @breakthefloorprod A heartfelt thank you to @drewphillip and @dancecelebrity for making this surprise extra special!

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And here are pictures from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, The Lion King, and The Secret Life of Bees!




ALL MY SONS Closes, Matilda Lawler to Star in Disney+ Film “Flora & Ulysses,” and more!

Happy Trails to Alexander Bello, Monte Greene, and the cast of All My Sons, which closed yesterday. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you both!

Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman) will star in the upcoming Disney+ film “Flora & Ulysses”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Former Broadway kid Eamon Foley (Everyday Rapture, 13, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Assassins, Gypsy) choreographed a music video featuring Trent Kowalik (Billy Elliot) and inspired by Everyday Rapture to celebrate Pride Month! Watch now on Playbill.com.

The cast of The Secret Life of Bees performed a few songs at the Guggenheim in New York City!

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) recently performed at a JoJo Siwa concert alongside her “Dance Moms” castmates!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, Waitress, “(YOUNG)” at The Green Room 42, The Ferryman, Frozen, “Switched” at 54 Below, Dear Evan Hansen, and All My Sons!











Inside Look at TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Casting Call, Julian Silva on “Queen of the South” on USA Network, and more!

Get an inside look at a recent casting call for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical on TheCut.com!

Julian Silva (The Lion King) is now appearing on “Queen of the South” on the USA Network! Catch up on the show HERE; Julian is in the first three episodes of Season 4!

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda) and Leonay Shepherd (Little Miss Sunshine) will perform in Rent at Kidz Theater next month! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from “Broadway Sings For Pride” and the kids of The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Ferryman, and Dear Evan Hansen!

Photo Credit: Grace DeAmicis

Photo Credit: Jack Pravda

Photo Credit: Jack Pravda

Photo Credit: Catherine Ashmore Bradley






BEETLEJUICE Cast Album Out Now, FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD at Soho Rep Holding an EPA, and more!

The cast album of Beetlejuice is officially out, as of yesterday!

For All The Women Who Thought They Were Mad is playing Off-Broadway at SoHo Rep this fall! The production is holding an EPA for all roles, including one for an actress who reads as pre-teen or younger. Get audition information on Playbill.com, and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.

Go check out brand new episodes of “Pinkalicious & Peterrific” starring Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) on PBSKids.org!

Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams of What the Constitution Means to Me are featured in Teen Vogue!

Graduates! If you haven’t already contacted us, please do so by the end of June 14th!

Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon) can be seen on the third episode of Season 3 of “Creative Galaxy”!

Dear Evan Hansen will offer a benefit performance for the Actors Fund! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Jamie Mann (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) has been cast in Because of Winn Dixie at Goodspeed Opera House! Get tickets HERE.

Joshua Turchin (The Pill) will premiere his new musical The Perfect Fit this August in New York City!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) is touring with his band Work In Progress this summer!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, What the Constitution Means to Me, The Lion King, and (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!







THE FERRYMAN Cast Changes, THE LION KING Plays 9000th Performance, and more!

Matilda Lawler will play her final performance of The Ferryman this Sunday to film a movie! Bella May Mordus will take over the role of Honor Carney for the remainder of the show’s run. Also, happy trails to Annie Scarfuto, who played her final performance as Bobby Carney over the weekend!

Congratulations to The Lion King, which plays its 9000th performance tonight! Fun fact: did you know that 109 kids have played Young Simba and Young Nala in the Broadway production’s 20+ year history?

Bruce Yang, whose son Timothy Yang made his Broadway debut in The King and I, passed away unexpectedly. If you wish to donate, please do so HERE.

Congratulations to Dear Evan Hansen, which won BroadwayWorld’s Theatre Fans Choice Award for Best Long-Running Broadway Show! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin (The Miracle Worker), who made her Broadway debut in 2010 at age 13, will present at the Tony Awards on Sunday! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) will reprise the title role of Matilda, which she played on Broadway, at The Muny! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch Abigail Murphy (Dream Street) perform a cover of “Shallow” from A Star Is Born!

Congrats to Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet), who will appear in the In The Heights movie next summer!

Leila Rose Gross (Frozen) is performing in a showcase on June 9th in Rye Brook, NY!

The season premiere of “Dance Moms,” with GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), was last night!

Here’s a clip of Cayen Martin (The Lion King) guest starring on “The Chi” last weekend!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, What the Constitution Means to Me, Beetlejuice, and (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!

Photo Credit: Jessica Scarfuto




DEAR EVAN HANSEN and WAITRESS Win Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, Thursday Williams and Rosdely Ciprian to Appear on Black America TV Tomorrow, and more!

Dear Evan Hansen and Waitress both won 2019 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Get the full list on Broadway.com.

  • Favorite Long-Running Show – Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Tour – Dear Evan Hansen (with teen Phoebe Koyabe in the cast)
  • Favorite Replacement (male) – Jeremy Jordan for Waitress

New York City! Thursday Williams and Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) will be featured on Black America TV tomorrow at 9pm EST on CUNY TV!

YBAN founder Lindsay got to meet alum Cate Elefante (Waitress) at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles yesterday, where Cate is performing in the national tour cast of Les Miserables!

Here’s your first look at Arica Himmel (The Layover) in “Mixed-ish,” coming to ABC this fall!

“Above the Shadows,” a new film starring Fina Strazza (Matilda, Animal), will arrive in theaters June 19th! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Learn more secrets about what goes into making the debate at the end of What the Constitution Means to Me happen each night in this article from The New York Times!

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




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

BEETLEJUICE Opening Night Press, Voting Now Open for Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations, and more!

Check out all of the opening night photo and video coverage from Beetlejuice:

Voting to pick the nominees for this year’s Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards is now open! Go vote for your favorites from this season HERE.

Did you tune in to the final season premiere of “The Son” on AMC last night, featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)?

Tonight, Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) competed in the Divisional Finals on “World of Dance”!

Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) attended the Clubbed Thumb’s Gala earlier this week! Take a look at photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

The cast of Dear Evan Hansen recently celebrated the show’s 1000th performance, and BroadwayWorld.com was on hand!

Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess) and Caroline Basu (School of Rock) appear in the first season of “Ramy,” streaming on Hulu now!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Waitress, The Lion King, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, Frozen, and (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!