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!













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!

Broadway Alumni Join Film Adaptations of IN THE HEIGHTS and WEST SIDE STORY, Stars in the Alley Lineup Announced, and more!

Congratulations to Gregory Diaz IV (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), who has been cast as Sonny in the upcoming film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Congrats as well to Broadway alumni Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), Julian Elia (Billy Elliot), Myles Erlick (Billy Elliot), David Guzman (Newsies), Jacob Guzman (Newsies), and Talia Ryder (Matilda), who have joined the upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Talia Ryder (Matilda) also just finished filming the feature “Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always”! Get more information on Variety.com.

The lineup for Stars in the Alley next month will include performances from Beetlejuice, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, The Lion King, and Waitress, as well as appearances from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and What the Constitution Means to Me! Get the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie) will play Wanda in Enter Laughing the York Theatre Company Off-Broadway! Get tickets HERE.

The new season of “Dance Moms,” with GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), will premiere on June 4th!

Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) has booked an Equity staged reading and workshop of Spandex the Musical! She also appears in a commercial for U.S. Cellular that is now airing.

Jessica Cherniak (Until Death Do Us Part) guest starred on last weekend’s episode of “God Friended Me”!

Congrats to Elie Samouhi (A Christmas Story Live), who has completed the final season of “Bizaardvark”!

Chris Martinez (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has been cast in the upcoming Disney film “Timmy Failure,” coming soon to Disney+!

What the Constitution Means to Me has been named a finalist for this year’s Pulitzer Prize for Drama! Get the full list HERE.

Good luck to all those who auditioned for the role of Clara at Radio City Music Hall yesterday!

Beetlejuice will offer a digital lottery, and the show’s first trailer has arrived!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Waitress, and Beetlejuice!





Brooklyn Shuck’s Birthday, BEETLEJUICE Begins Previews, YBAN at ANASTASIA, and more!

Happy birthday to Brooklyn Shuck (The Ferryman)! We hope you had a great day, Brooklyn!

Beetlejuice began previews last night! Congrats, everyone!

YBAN staff member Emily saw Anastasia earlier this week and loved the show! Great job!

As of today, the new season of “On My Block,” featuring Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is streaming!

Check out new production photos from What the Constitution Means to Me on Broadway.com, and learn more about Rosdely Ciprian in this feature on the show’s Facebook page:

Here’s a special ticket offer from Kinky Boots for the show’s final performances:

Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Timothy Yang (The King and I), Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands), and Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle The Musical) will take part in Lyrics for a Cause at the Laurie Beechman Theater this Saturday! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Victoria Leigh (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) is making a film with her dad and they need your help! Check out their funding campaign HERE.

Chinua Baraka Payne (The Lion King) is appearing in a commercial for Buick Envision!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Beetlejuice, Frozen, Dear Evan Hansen, and The Ferryman!







Delilah Rose Pellow to Join ANASTASIA on Tour, BEETLEJUICE Announces Rush Policy, and more!

Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia) is joining the national tour of Anastasia following the Broadway production’s closing weekend! Read her announcement here:

Beetlejuice has announced their rush policy! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

The cast of Dear Evan Hansen chatted with Ginger Zee of “Good Morning America” on Facebook Live!

Get to know Thursday Williams (What the Constitution Means to Me) in this Facebook feature:

Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) was Entertainment Tonight’s special correspondent at the Kids’ Choice Awards last weekend! Here’s a clip of one of his interviews, and check out more clips in our playlist.

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will play Danny Zuko in his school’s production of Grease this weekend!

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




Everleigh Primrose and Tess Murphy Join WAITRESS, Jonah Mussolino To Join FALSETTOS on Tour, and more!

Congratulations to Everleigh Primrose and Tess Murphy, who are making their Broadway debuts as Lulu in Waitress! Tess‘s first performance was last night, and Everleigh‘s is tonight!

Alum Jonah Mussolino (A Bronx Tale) has been cast in the national tour of Falsettos!

The TV series “Nashville” is being adapted into a musical! Get more info HERE!

And check out these pictures from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Kinky Boots, Dear Evan Hansen, and Beetlejuice!