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!











Demi Singleton Cast in “King Richard,” Skye Turner to Appear on “Tamron Hall,” and more!

Demi Singleton (School of Rock, The Lion King) has been cast in the upcoming film “King Richard” as Young Serena Williams! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Skye Turner (Tina) will appear on “Tamron Hall” next week!

Here’s the first trailer for “Brahms: The Boy II,” featuring Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots)! [Warning: Some disturbing content.]

And here are pictures from the kids of Anatomy of a Suicide, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Frozen, and Medea!






Zoe Glick Cast in UNKNOWN SOLDIER at Playwrights Horizons, Best Broadway Plays and Musicals of the Decade Lists from TheaterMania, and more!

Zoe Glick (Frozen) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons! Read the full cast announcement HERE.

Congrats to Waitress, Once, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway musicals of the decade list; and to What the Constitution Means to Me, The Ferryman, and The Inheritance, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway plays of the decade list!

Also, congratulations to Kinky Boots and The Lion King, which are both among the highest-grossing Broadway shows of the decade! Check out the full list on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sing Street, A Christmas Carol, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress, as well as Young Broadway Actor News’ Top 9 Instagram posts of 2019!









“John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch” Out on Netflix Today, Pictures from RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

“John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch,” with kids from School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, and more, is out now on Netflix!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Tina, Medea, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Inheritance, and A Christmas Carol!









“Kid Cabarets: Broadway Youth Live” BroadwayCon Panel Announced, Tyra Polke on “A Home for the Holidays” CBS Special, and more!

Alumni and current Broadway and Off-Broadway kids Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle), and Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem) will take part in the BroadwayCon panel “Kid Cabarets: Broadway Youth Live” on January 26th at 10am!

Tyra Polke (A Christmas Story Live) danced during the CBS special “A Home for the Holidays” last night, hosted by Idina Menzel! Catch the full special on CBS Online.

Check out the theme song for “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, A Christmas Carol, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Our Dear Dead Drug Lord!







Winter Donnelly Joins OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD, Robert Montano and Eric Sebek to Perform at Broadway Sessions, and more!

Congratulations to Winter Donnelly (Frozen), who has joined the cast of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Off-Broadway!

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Eric Sebek (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will perform at Broadway Sessions this Thursday night!

Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) will appear alongside the many previously announced alumni in “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”! Here’s a new promo:

A Christmas Carol has broken box office records at the Lyceum Theatre! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out the NBC Nightly News segment about Sebastian Ortiz and Jai Ram Srinivasan!

Check out pictures of Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) recording for Carols For A Cure on BroadwayWorld.com, and check out a peek at the track here:

Check out pictures of Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) teaching an audition master class with A Class Act NY!

Beetlejuice, Betrayal, and What the Constitution Means to Me are included in Entertainment Weekly’s Best Stage Shows of 2019 list!

Fun Home, The Scottsboro Boys, and The Piano Lesson are among The Hollywood Reporter’s Best New York Theater of the Decade!

Layla Capers (The Lion King) and Antonio Watson (Tina) performed with Spotlight Kidz before the 5pm performance of Radio City Christmas Spectacular yesterday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Julia Nightingale (Generation Me) has been cast The 8th at The Secret Theatre from January 7-18 in Long Island City! Get tickets HERE.

Yesterday was The Actors Fund presentation of Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol with Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and the recent Pillows for Paws event with Cabaret for a Cause!

Alexander Bello, Jonah Mussolino, and Chinua Baraka Payne Cast in CAROLINE, OR CHANGE; Sophia Anne Caruso and Julia Nightingale Guest Star on “Evil”; and more!

Congratulations to Alexander Bello (The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons), Jonah Mussolino (A Bronx Tale), and Chinua Baraka Payne (The Lion King), who have been cast in the upcoming revival of Caroline, Or Change! Check out the casting announcement on Playbill.com.

Last night, Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) and Julia Nightingale (Generation Me) guest starred on “Evil” on CBS!

Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo) performed at a special party for the upcoming “In The Heights” movie! The first trailer for it is also out now, with Isabella as well as Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), Reyna Guerra (Runaways), Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet), and Jordan Vergara (On Your Feet)!

 

 

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Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) is up for Broadway.com’s Star of the Year! Vote now!

“Ship: A Visual Poem,” with Antonio Watson (Tina), will play Sundance! Get more details on Variety.com.

Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay had a blast hanging out with alum Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) and her mom Laura in Los Angeles, enjoying boba and shaved ice!

Sophia Anne Caruso and Presley Ryan made a TikTok with their Beetlejuice co-star Alex Brightman and Slave Play playwright Jeremy O. Harris!

Here’s the trailer for “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch,” with kids from The Lion King, Mrs. Doubtfire, and more!

Suri Chen (Miss Saigon) modeled for The Children’s Place!

 

Check out these videos from the most recent “Switched” at 54 Below!

And here are photo and video highlights from this year’s Red Bucket Follies!

Mattea Conforti and Kaylin Hedges Nominated for BroadwayWorld Awards, “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch” Soundtrack Available for Pre-Order, and more!

Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) and Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle) have been nominated for BroadwayWorld Regional Awards for their performances in Matilda and Loch Ness, respectively! Vote for Mattea in the St. Louis Awards and for Kaylin in the Central New York Awards.

You can now pre-order the soundtrack for “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”!

The Actors’ Fund benefit performance of Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol has added Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Gloria Manning (Tina), Ayla Schwartz (Frozen), and Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) to their cast! Get tickets HERE.

The first teaser trailer for “In the Heights” is here! The film will feature Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) as Sonny and Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo), Reyna Guerra (Runaways), Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet), and Jordan Vergara (On Your Feet) as dancers.

A Class Act NY has added another audition master class with Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice), happening this Sunday! Get more details HERE.

Shaylin Becton (The Lion King) can be heard in the theme song for “Fast & Furious: Spy Racers,” coming to Netflix on December 26th!

 

Hell on Earth: A New Musical (about Middle School) will play 54 Below on January 24th and 25th, with Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie) as their special guest for the January 24th show! Get tickets on 54Below.com.

Here’s full video of the cast of Beetlejuice performing at Barnes & Noble recently!

Ruth Righi (School of Rock, Really Rosie) performed in “Eric Petersen’s Mini-Big-Band Christmas” at The Rockwell in Los Angeles tonight! Find out more HERE.

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) will play a concert in Asbury Park, NJ, later this month, with his band Work in Progress!

Monte Greene (All My Sons) appears in this ad for Target!

 

 

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Had such a great time partnering up with @target on this photo shoot to promote the most comfortable pajamas I’ve ever been in!!!

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Delaney Quinn (Waitress) appears in this video for Nick Jr.!

 

 

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‘Tis the season for gingerbread house building fun!

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Here’s a look at the Claras of Radio City Christmas Spectacular in rehearsal!

Katie Greendorfer (School of Rock) voices the character of Emily Elizabeth on the “Clifford the Big Red Dog” section of the PBS Kids website!

 

Laurissa “Lala” Romain (South Pacific) has completed a project for Netflix! More details to come.

 

 

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All in a hard days twerk #ThatsAWrap Can’t wait to announce this!

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And check out this new music video from Broadway Star Project for “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” The video features Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street), and Blake Devin Sheridan (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), among many others!

Andrew Barth Feldman to Depart DEAR EVAN HANSEN in January, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY to Move to the York Theatre Company, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman will play his final performance of Dear Evan Hansen on January 26th. Go see him before then if you can!

Forbidden Broadway will move to the York Theatre Company! Get more details HERE.

What the Constitution Means to Me and The Inheritance made Time’s Best Theater Performances of 2019 list, while Make Believe was included on The New York Times’s Best Theater of 2019 list!

Watch Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie) sing “Not for the Life of Me” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Here’s Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) singing “Suddenly Seymour” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Congrats to Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris), who appeared on a recent episode of the TV series “Tricked”!

Earlier this week, Presley Ryan performed “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway Under the Stars, a free event at The Shops at Columbus Circle!

YBAN has created a playlist of holiday songs from musicals like Elf and A Christmas Story, tracks from “Carols for a Cure” and “The Holiday Star Experience,” and singles/EPs released by the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway! We’ll be updating it throughout the season. Give a listen HERE!

“Sunny Side Up,” with Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), has arrived on Brat TV!

Congrats to Dayton Tavares (Billy Elliot), who has been cast in Magic Mike Live, which will open in Melbourne in May 2020 and then tour through Australia!

Here’s a sneak peek of Suri Marrero (Frozen) in “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”!

The Seattle run of Mrs. Doubtfire has extended through January 4th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Emerson Steele (Violet) is producing a show at 54 Below called “I Am Woman”! It will take place on February 23rd. Get tickets HERE!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) is on the cover of Visual Tales Magazine!

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The newest episode of the podcast “Little Known Facts” features Ella Rubin (The Rose Tattoo)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s a peek at “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” with alum Jenna Weir (Frozen), coming to Amazon Prime on December 6th and PBS Kids on December 7th!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) sang the National Anthem for a recent Knicks game over the weekend!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, A Christmas Carol, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!






OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD Begins Previews, Joshua Turchin Cast in FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, and more!

Happy first preview to Our Dear Dead Drug Lord at WP Theater/Second Stage! Break a leg!

Congratulations to Joshua Turchin (The Pill), who has been cast in the return of the Off-Broadway hit Forbidden Broadway! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Check out Rebecca Myles Stewart (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) on the cover of Dance Spirit!

You can see Broadway alum Spencer Davis Milford (The Winslow Boy) in Buzz at Alabama Shakespeare Festival through Sunday!

Watch the trailer for the new Netflix series “Team Kaylie,” with Elie Samouhi (A Christmas Story Live)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Rose Tattoo!