Fabi Aguirre Joins AcaPop, Ryan Sell to Appear on Season 4 of “House of Cards,” and more!

Fabi Aguirre

Congratulations to Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), who is joining AcaPop, a brand new a cappella group created by Pentatonix band member Scott Hoying and comprised entirely of kids!

Look for Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) in Season 4 of “House of Cards,” in an episode called “Chapter 66”!

Check out “Trolls: The Beat Goes On!” on Netflix, where you can hear Kyla Carter (Number the Stars) voicing the character of CJ Suki!

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If you listen closely while seeing Disney’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,” you can hear the voices of Broadway and tour kids and alumni Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), Landon Maas (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour), Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), and Brooklyn Shuck (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Tuck Everlasting, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, Frozen, The Lion King, Waitress, and more, including photos from the recent Broadway Serves event!











THE LION KING and FROZEN to Hold Open Calls in Chicago and Los Angeles, BEETLEJUICE Production Photos, and more!

Disney is holding open calls for kids for The Lion King and Frozen in Chicago and Los Angeles! Get more information HERE.

Check out production photos from Beetlejuice on Broadway.com!

Happy Halloween from Young Broadway Actor News! Have fun and be safe tonight, and check out these Halloween pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, The Hard Problem, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, and more!

Photo Credit: Rika Nishikawa
















“The Kids Are Alright” Series Premiere Tonight, The Early Night Show Tomorrow at The Green Room 42, and more!

The series premiere of “The Kids Are Alright,” with Andy Walken (A Christmas Story Live) and Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland), was tonight! Did you tune in?

Here’s a sneak peek at rehearsals for The Early Night Show, which performs at The Green Room 42 tomorrow evening!

Here’s the trailer for “The Foodie Sisters,” a new YouTube series from Victoria Collett (Waitress) and her older sister Francesca Collett!

Emerson Steele (Violet), Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), and Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE) will take part in the developmental presentation of Fat Kid Rules the World later this month, for which Matthew also wrote music and additional lyrics!

“Stranger Things” star and Broadway alum Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will be a guest judge on “Halloween Wars” this Sunday at 9pm on Food Network!

Dear Evan Hansen is holding open calls for actors age 17 years old and older for their Broadway and touring companies!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, The Ferryman, Once On This Island, Beetlejuice, The Lion King, Frozen, and School of Rock!











Mia Sinclair Jenness Joins Amazon Series “Panic,” Skye Alyssa Friedman on “I Am Frankie” Tonight, and more!

Congrats to Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE), who has booked the Amazon series “Panic”! Get more details HERE.

Tonight, check out Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie) on an episode of “I Am Frankie” at 8pm!

You can catch Jim Kaplan (School of Rock, The King and I) in Last Days of Summer at Kansas City Repertory Theatre through September 30th! Fun fact: also in the cast is Delilah Rose Pellow‘s (Anastasia) sister Josephine! Find out more on KCRep.org.

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), and Leonay Sheperd (Little Miss Sunshine) have been cast in Jesus Christ Superstar at Kidz Theater! Get more details HERE.

Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) has made it to the finals of Connecticut’s Got Talent! You can catch her performing in this finals this Friday night, September 28th. Get your tickets HERE!

If you’re in Columbus, OH, you can see the short film “The Music Lesson,” with Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle: The Musical) play Nightmares Film Festival October 18-21!

Alumni Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) and Zoe Wilson (The Pill, Play Like a Winner, Three Days to See) have been cast in the short film “The Shallow End”! More details to come.

Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) will appear in The Drowsy Chaperone with A Class Act NY!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King and (YOUNG)!



THE HARD PROBLEM Begins Rehearsals, “Maniac” with Aaralyn Anderson Out on Netflix, and more!

The Hard Problem began rehearsals this week! Get a peek at their first day on TheaterMania.com.

“Maniac,” a new and highly-anticipated Netflix series featuring Aaralyn Anderson (Ballyturk), arrived on Netflix yesterday!

Watch the kids of (YOUNG) perform a medley from “The Greatest Showman”!

Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) is featured among the Montclair talent in an article on NorthJersey.com!

Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) is a directing intern for Gloria: A Life, landing Off-Broadway this October!

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) has booked a feature film, due out in 2019!

Brigid Harrington (Mary Poppins) provided voiceover for a commercial for her school, the University of Notre Dame!

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) will play a concert in Las Vegas! Get tickets HERE.

Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story) will take part in MT Shorts at The Cutting Room on September 24th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Treasure Island, with Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), is now playing through October 14th at the Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, PA! Get tickets HERE.

Levi Buksbazen (School of Rock) spoke with Billboard recently as part of their Billboard on Broadway podcast! Listen HERE.

Ramon Reed (The Lion King) has been busy! He spoke with WFAE 90.7 about starring as Young Simba; chatted with WSOC TV about his experience performing in The Lion King while battling sickle cell disease; and visited patients at Novant Health’s Hemby Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC!

School of Rock girls Ava Briglia, Layla Capers, and Montgomery Lamb will appear on “Broadway Balances America” on October 1st! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Rozie Baker (Bonnie and Clyde, Shrek, Mary Poppins) will play a few shows in NYC and Boston this fall!

WAITRESS Celebrates 1000th Performance, Michael McArthur Joins THE FERRYMAN, and more!

Waitress celebrated its 1000th performance on Broadway tonight! Check out pictures of the cast on Broadway.com.

Please welcome to The Ferryman: Michael McArthur, who is making his Broadway debut in the show!

BroadwayWorld.com has photos from the latest installment of (YOUNG)!

Sydney Bell (A Little Princess) made a brief appearance on the new season of “American Vandal”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Beetlejuice, Frozen, and The Lion King!







GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Announces Cast Album Release Date, Photos from (YOUNG), and more!

According to TheaterMania.com, the cast album of Gettin’ The Band Back Together will be available digitally on September 28th!

Here are some additional photos of YBAN founder Lindsay at (YOUNG) this weekend!

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, Frozen, Waitress, Anastasia, and The Ferryman!









Emmy Awards Tonight, Photos and Videos from YBAN at (YOUNG), and more!

The Emmy Awards are tonight! Lots of our alumni are featured in nominated projects. Good luck to all the nominees!

YBAN founder Lindsay caught last night’s (YOUNG) cabaret! Check out our Instagram story for clips, including the clip below of a medley from “The Greatest Showman,” and take a look at photos as well!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, School of Rock, Frozen, and The Lion King!









GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Closes, (YOUNG) Performs at The Green Room 42, and more!

Happy Trails to Sawyer Nunes, Noa Solorio, and the company of Gettin’ The Band Back Together, which plays its final performance today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

Tonight, lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway kids and alumni are part of the lineup for (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42! Get more details HERE.

Abigail Shapiro (Liberty) will take part in “The Best Songs Cut From the Best Musicals Sung By The Best Singers Who Never Sang Them” at 54 Below on September 18th! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Kolette Tetlow (Iowa) will appear on the next season of “The Deuce”!

And here are pictures from the kids of Gettin’ The Band Back Together, School of Rock, and The Lion King!






YBAN at ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, Music Video from Sawyer Nunes and Laundry Day, and more!

YBAN founder Lindsay saw Mia Williamson in Once On This Island today! Great job, Mia! Run to see Once On This Island!

Sawyer Nunes (Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda) is in a band called Laundry Day, and they just released a music video! Watch here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once On This Island, The Lion King, Anastasia, The Ferryman, and Waitress!