Lucille Lortel Awards Nominations Announced, ALL MY SONS Begins Previews, and more!

Congrats to the companies of What the Constitution Means to Me, Mary Page Marlowe, and Happy Birthday, Wanda June, which all received Lucille Lortel Awards nominations yesterday morning, recognizing excellence in Off-Broadway theatre! Check out the full list of nominees HERE.

  • Outstanding Play – What the Constitution Means to Me, Produced by New York Theatre Workshop, Written by Heidi Schreck
  • Outstanding Revival – Happy Birthday, Wanda June, Produced by Wheelhouse Theater Company, Written by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Blair Brown, Mary Page Marlowe

Happy first preview to the company of All My Sons at Roundabout Theatre Company! Break a leg!

Gloria Manning (The Lion King tour) has stepped into The Lion King on Broadway!

Congrats to Will Meyers (Generation Me), who guest starred on NBC’s “The Village” this week!

Baylee Littrell (Disaster!) will open for the Backstreet Boys (one of whom is his dad, Brian!) and their DNA World Tour for the North American leg!

Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) and Mikey Sohn (School of Rock) appeared in promos for the Nickelodeon special “The Substitute”!

Check out more photo coverage from opening night of What the Constitution Means to Me on TheaterMania.com! In addition, check out these videos from opening night:

Tonight, watch the Season 2 premiere of “Cloak and Dagger,” with Aubrey Joseph (The Lion King)!

Here’s a video of the cast of Anastasia taking their final bows on closing night!

We spotted Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot) on “Saturday Night Live” last weekend! See if you can find her here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Anastasia, and A Time To Rock at The Green Room 42!





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!




Olivia Bond, Jack Hatcher, and Zoe Feigelson Depart HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD; Video of Sway Bhatia Performing at (YOUNG); and more!

Happy Trails to Olivia Bond, Jack Hatcher, and Zoe Feigelson, who played their final performances of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all three of you!

Watch Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street) perform “My Shot” from Hamilton at a recent (YOUNG) concert!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, and Anastasia!








Rosdely Ciprian at Women’s Day on Broadway, Caroline Basu in Hulu’s “Ramy,” and more!

Happy Birthday to YBAN staff member Audrey! We hope you had a great day!

Watch Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) welcome attendees to Women’s Day on Broadway in the segment below, and watch video of the whole event HERE!

Alum Caroline Basu (School of Rock) will appear in Hulu’s “Ramy,” arriving April 19th! Watch the trailer below!

Get your tickets to see “54 Pays Tribute to A Very Potter Musical,” featuring alum Taylor Richardson (Annie) and happening March 19th and April 21st, HERE!

Alum Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) has booked a TV series! More details to come!

Alum Oscar Williams (Fun Home) is performing in The Laramie Project at his school this weekend in Vermont! Learn more about the production HERE!

See alum Eila Francis (Dream Street) as Shprintze in Fiddler on the Roof at The Strollers in May!

Be sure to vote for “Stranger Things” and “Dancing with the Stars Juniors,” both of which feature Broadway alumni, for this year’s Kids Choice Awards! Vote HERE!

Watch Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman) perform “What it Means to Be a Friend” at (YOUNG) below!

And check out these pictures and video from the kids of Frozen, What the Constitution Means to Me, Anastasia, The Ferryman, and Waitress!








Zell Steele Morrow Joins HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, Video From “The Early Night Show,” and more!

Congrats to Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), who has joined Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Alum Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) will play Little Red Riding Hood in a concert version of Into the Woods at Patchogue Theatre! Get more info HERE!

Disney is holding auditions for Frozen and The Lion King in Los Angeles this weekend! Get more info at DisneyOnBroadway.com!

The new Michael Jackson musical Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough has canceled its Chicago tryout, but is still scheduled for a 2020 Broadway bow! Get more info at TheaterMania.com!

Watch the trailer for the final season of “The Son,” with alum Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), below!

Watch Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Shrek, The People in the Picture), Joshua Turchin (The Pill), and Sydney Chan (The King and I National Tour) perform at “The Early Night Show” and (YOUNG) below!




Alum Ryan Foust (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) recently took part in the Into The Wild reading! Check out a picture of the cast below!

And check out these pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Frozen, Beetlejuice, Anastasia, and The Ferryman!







ANASTASIA To Close March 31, Carly Gold On at THE FERRYMAN for the First Time, and more!

Anastasia has set a Broadway closing date of March 31st. Go see it before then if you can, and get more information on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Carly Gold, who went on as Nunu Carney for the first time at The Ferryman over the weekend!

Check out pictures of Riley Summer Perler (Waitress) taking her first bow with New Kids on the Block star Joey McIntyre on BroadwayWorld.com!

Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular) has joined Season 2 of “You” on Netflix! Get more details on Deadline.com.

CBS New York spoke with Andrew Barth Feldman about his Broadway debut and the impact that Dear Evan Hansen had on him and his peers! Read the article on NewYork.CBSLocal.com and watch below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, The Lion King, and The Ferryman!





BuzzFeed Names THE FERRYMAN, THE JUNGLE, and WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Among the Best Plays and Musicals of 2018, and more!

The Ferryman, The Jungle, and What the Constitution Means to Me all landed on BuzzFeed’s Best Plays and Musicals of 2018 list! Check out the full list HERE.

The kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrated Christmas Day with friends and family–and some of them even had a show! Check out our photo gallery in the post below:

Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock) is now modeling for The Children’s Place!

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






Madalen Yarbrough Mills’s Birthday, Ryder Koehle to Join THE FERRYMAN, and more!

Happy birthday to Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Madalen!

Congratulations to Ryder Koehle, who will make his Broadway debut in The Ferryman in 2019, alternating as Bobby Carney!

Did you watch the re-run of A Christmas Story Live on Fox tonight?

Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) has been cast in “The Code”! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) likes to make YouTube videos in her spare time! Go check out her newest one:

Critics are placing The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, New York Theatre Workshop’s What the Constitution Means to Me, and St. Ann’s Warehouse’s The Jungle on their Best of Theatre lists of 2018! Here are a few of the accolades:

And here are pictures from the kids of Anastasia!




Mattea Conforti and Ayla Schwartz Depart FROZEN, THE FERRYMAN Babies Featured in New York Post, and more!

Happy Trails to Mattea Conforti and Ayla Schwartz, who took their final bows as Young Anna and Young Elsa in Frozen today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

The babies of The Ferryman were featured in the New York Post! Read the article HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, School of Rock, The Lion King, Inner Voices, Anastasia, What the Constitution Means to Me, and The Ferryman!