YBAN at FROZEN, Pictures from HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, and more!

YBAN blogger Emily and I saw Frozen tonight! Great job to Charlie Tassone, who played Young Anna, and Anna Rae Haller, who played Young Elsa!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Caroline, Or Change, Frozen, Forbidden Broadway, Tina, and Anatomy of a Suicide!











A CHRISTMAS CAROL, TINA, and CURSED CHILD Break Holiday Box Office Records; Sadie Sink Cast in “Dear Zoe”; and more!

A Christmas Carol, Tina, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child broke box office records over the holidays! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Broadway alum and “Stranger Things” star Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie) has been cast in the upcoming movie “Dear Zoe”! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.

Jake Gyllenhaal’s production company, Nine Stories Productions, is producing a film adaptation of Fun Home, with Jake Gyllenhaal starring as Bruce Bechdel! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and more, including the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrating New Year’s!







“Fast & Furious: Spy Racers” with Theme Song Sung by Shaylin Becton on Netflix Today, Altered Broadway and Off-Broadway Schedules for New Year’s Week, and more!

“Fast & Furious: Spy Racers” arrives on Netflix today, with a theme song featuring Shaylin Becton (The Lion King)!

Broadway and Off-Broadway shows will alter their schedules the week of December 30th through January 5th in honor of New Year’s! Please see our website for more information on our featured shows’ schedule changes.

The Inheritance is offering a special ticket deal! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The new Off-Broadway musical SuperYou is opening in Spring 2020 and they are seeking a young actress around age 10! Get audition information on Playbill.com and tips for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer on ActorAesthetic.com.

The Met Opera production of Porgy and Bess, with alum Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), will play on PBS in July! Find out more on Playbill.com.

The cast of Dear Evan Hansen performed on Tamron Hall last week! Watch below or on Broadway.com.

Check out this holiday greeting from every production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child around the globe!

And here are pictures from the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrating Christmas Eve and Christmas Day by performing, opening presents, and more!

TINA, BEETLEJUICE, and More Performing on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Tomorrow, Matilda Lawler Cast in HBO Max Series, and more!

Be sure to tune in to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade at 9am tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day, to catch performances from Beetlejuice, Tina, and more! Check out the photos below from rehearsals, as well as more photos of the casts of both Beetlejuice and Tina from BroadwayWorld.com.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman) has been cast in an upcoming HBO Max series! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Check out photos from Delaney Quinn’s first performance back at Waitress on BroadwayWorld.com!

Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street) guest starred on this week’s episode of “Bull” on CBS!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Christmas Carol, and The Underlying Chris!





YBAN at THE UNDERLYING CHRIS, Final Episode of Andrew Barth Feldman’s Vlog Series, and more!

I caught last night’s performance of The Underlying Chris and had a great time! Great job, Isabella Russo and Nicholas Hutchinson!

Also, congratulations to Lily Buchanan and Oumar Ibn, who are understudying the roles of “Christine and others” and “Philip and others” (respectively) in the show!

Here’s the last episode of Andrew Barth Feldman’s Dear Evan Hansen vlog series!

Congrats to Jordan Cole (School of Rock), who guest starred on last week’s episode of “Ray Donovan”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, Tina, and more, including lots of kids volunteering with Broadway Serves!





TINA Tickets Now On Sale Through September 2020, Anna Rae Haller Featured in The Charlotte Observer, and more!

Tickets for Tina are now on sale through September 2020! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Anna Rae Haller (Frozen) is featured in The Charlotte Observer!

59E59 Theaters will present Duncan Sheik’s Whisper House Off-Broadway, and the production is seeking a young Equity actor! Get audition information on Playbill.com and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer on ActorAesthetic.com.

Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale) has been cast in Love Actually Live in Los Angeles, playing this holiday season!

Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol) and Sebastian Ortiz appeared on “Access Hollywood” tonight!

Delaney Quinn (Waitress) dressed up as some of your favorite characters from “Paw Patrol” for a video with Nick Jr.!

And check out pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King and Evita at New York City Center, including opening night photo coverage from the latter on Playill.com and HERE.



EVITA and RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Open, Cast Changes at FROZEN, THE LION KING, and EVITA, and more!

Happy Opening to Evita at New York City Center, which also announced its casting earlier this week: congratulations and break a leg to Isa Antonetti and Tessa Noelle Frascogna!

Happy Opening as well to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular! Break a leg, everyone!

Happy Trails to Winter Donnelly and Mimi Ryder, who played their final performances as Young Elsa in Frozen over the weekend! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you.

Jesus Del Orden and Suri Marrero are scheduled to play their final performances as Young Simba and Young Nala in The Lion King on November 17th. Go see them before then if you can, and check out our recent feature on Jesus and his niece Sophia Rodriguez, currently playing Lulu in Waitress, HERE!

Coming up for Suri as she departs The Lion King, she will be joining the cast of Frozen as one of the new Young Elsas, beginning performances this week before she’s even finished her run as Young Nala! Also joining Frozen as the other new Young Elsa is Anna Rae Haller, who will make her Broadway debut!

Finally, Broadway alum Layla Capers (School of Rock) will be joining The Lion King next week as one of the new Young Nalas! Congratulations, Layla!

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In the midst of all this exciting news, we also want to wish congratulations to The Lion King, which celebrates 22 years on Broadway today!

Reyna Guerra (Runaways) has been cast in Much Ado About Nothing at Pittsburgh Playhouse, now playing through November 17th! Get more information HERE.

The casts of Tina and Beetlejuice will perform during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Also coming up, the casts of Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Waitress, and Beetlejuice will take part in Broadway Under the Stars, a free concert series this holiday season at Columbus Circle! Get more information HERE.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will perform at the Never Is Now Summit later this month! Also, check out his newest vlog!

Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June) will play Annie with Kidz Theater in December!

Season 2 of “You,” with Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular), will arrive on Netflix on December 26th!

Congratulations to Julian Silva (The Lion King), who guest starred on last week’s episode of “How To Get Away With Murder”!

Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways), and Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King) performed at Rockers On Broadway earlier this week! Get more information HERE.

Check out photos from backstage at Beetlejuice on Broadway.com!

Finally, the holidays are practically here! We have your guide to our featured Broadway and Off-Broadway shows and their performance schedules for the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Christmas Carol, and for all the women who thought they were Mad!

Photo Credit: Lauren Adler




RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Begins Run, Mattea Conforti to Voice Young Elsa in “Frozen 2,” and more!

Congratulations to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which began its 2019 holiday run over the weekend!

Congrats as well to Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who will voice Young Elsa in the upcoming movie “Frozen 2”!

We have lots of photo and video coverage from the opening night of Tina! See the list below:

“Doctor Sleep,” with alum Kyliegh Curran (The Lion King), is out in theaters now!

Get your copy of this year’s “Carols For A Cure” CD, featuring the casts of Dear Evan Hansen, Beetlejuice, Waitress, Frozen, and more, from the Broadway Cares store!

Be on the lookout for Raigan Olivia Saunders-Newton (Waitress) in an ad for Dadi!

Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) appears in another music video for Acapop! KIDS, this time covering “Sunflower”! Watch below:

“Let It Snow,” a new Netflix film starring Isabela Merced (Evita), is now streaming!

And here are pictures from the kids of Forbidden Broadway, Tina, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and for all the women who thought they were Mad!

TINA Opens on Broadway, A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins Previews, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Tina! Break a leg, everyone!

Break a leg as well to A Christmas Carol, which begins previews tonight!

Get your tickets HERE to see Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda) and Leonay Shepherd (Little Miss Sunshine) in Kidz Theater’s A Chorus Line this December!

Check out photo coverage from “Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway,” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), on Broadway.com!

Roman Engel (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) appears in the new Apple TV+ show “Helpsters,” from the creators of “Sesame Street”!

Bella May Mordus (Make Believe, The Ferryman) recently filmed a commercial!

And here are pictures from the kids of A Christmas Carol and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

THE ROSE TATTOO Opens on Broadway, FEAR and FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD Begin Previews, and more!

Happy Opening to The Rose Tattoo! Break a leg, everyone!

Happy first preview to Fear at the Lucille Lortel Theatre and to for all the women who thought they were Mad, which had its first preview at Soho Rep last night!

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord has extended its run again, this time through November 3rd! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) will reprise her role for the national tour of What the Constitution Means to Me when it stops in Los Angeles and Chicago! Find out more on LATimes.com.

Keira Belle Young (The Pain of My Belligerence) has been cast in this year’s A Christmas Story national tour! Congrats!

The second episode of Andrew Barth Feldman’s Dear Evan Hansen vlog is here!

Also, here’s new footage from the show with Andrew!

Mateo Lizcano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has been cast as Link in his school’s production of Hairspray! Performances are set for March 2020. Get tickets HERE!

Check out photos from the first preview of Tina on Playbill.com!

Jamilah Rosemond (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) appeared in a sketch on last week’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” with David Harbour!

Here’s video of the cast of A Christmas Carol meeting for the first time!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Beetlejuice, Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Forbidden Broadway, Waitress, and Tina!