Isabella Russo Joins THE MOTHER OF INVENTION, Trailer for “The Comedian,” and more!

Isabella Russo (School of Rock) has joined the cast of Off-Broadway’s The Mother of Invention! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s the trailer for “The Comedian,” featuring Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess), set to be released on February 3rd!

Darius Kaleb (Motown, A Raisin in the Sun) discussed “Luke Cage” with Teenplicity.com!

Watch the full video of On Your Feet performing at “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

“Former Broadway Kids, All Grown Up!” is coming up soon at 54 Below, featuring former Broadway child actors! Performers include alumni Emerson Steele (Violet), Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie), and Brynn Williams (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, In My Life, Grinch, 13, Bye Bye Birdie). Get more information on 54Below.com.

Here’s a trailer for “The New Edition Story,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King)!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fiddler on the Roof, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda, On Your Feet, Falsettos, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Closes, First Installment of YBAN’s When I Grow Up Interview Series, and more!

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Happy Trails to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which played its final performance today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

We are launching a monthly interview series with YBAN alumni today called When I Grow Up! The first installment is now up on our website; our founder Lindsay chatted with Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) about her Broadway kid days and about Season 2 of “Shadowhunters,” which premiered at 8pm tonight on Freeform! Read the interview HERE.

Watch the final curtain call of Matilda below!

Check out the last curtain call of Fiddler on the Roof below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda, Waitress, School of Rock, and Falsettos!

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A BRONX TALE Opening Night, Bobbi MacKenzie’s Birthday, and more!

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Happy opening to the company of A Bronx Tale! Break a leg to all!

Happy birthday to Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Bobbi!

The cast of On Your Feet will perform at Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Ellie Kim (Dream Street) made her official Broadway debut this week in School of Rock!

Check out new pictures from Season 2 of “Shadowhunters” starring Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) on MTV.com!

Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, The Sound of Music LIVE, Number the Stars) will appear in Joe’s Pub Presents: A Holiday Special! Get more details on IndieWire.com.

Tonight, the boys of Radio City Christmas Spectacular perform at Broadway Sessions! Find out more:

Cate Elefante received an award from Florham Park Schools for balancing school with performing in Waitress! Read an article about it on NewJerseyHills.com.

Tonight, She Loves Me screens in movie theaters across the country! Get tickets on Fandango.com.

Check out these performance videos from Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures from Hairspray Live, Waitress, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!


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HAIRSPRAY LIVE to Appear on Today Show, Luca Padovan to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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The cast of Hairspray Live will appear on the Today Show on November 28th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out more pictures from the production’s press day on TheaterMania.com.

Luca Padovan will play his final performance as Billy in School of Rock on December 11th. Go see him before then!


Congrats to Athan Sporek, who made his debut in A Bronx Tale yesterday!


Cabaret for a Cause performed tonight at The Cutting Room! Get more information on CabaretForACause.us.

Get your copy of this year’s Carols for a Cure album, including tracks from a ton of our featured shows, on the Broadway Cares Online Store!

Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I) is featured in Korea Daily New York!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, School of Rock, Fiddler on the Roof, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!



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RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Cast Announcements, Alumni Join HAIRSPRAY LIVE, and more!

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Four new cast members for this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular have been announced! Congratulations to Tyler Hentz, who will play Patrick, and to Hayden Bercy, Finn Douglas, and Landon Maas, who will all play Ben. Check out a picture of Hayden and Finn below, and watch a video of Landon reacting to finding out he booked Ben HERE!

Former Broadway kids Riley Costello (Everyday Rapture, Bye Bye Birdie, 13) and Heather Tepe (Billy Elliot, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Gypsy) have joined the ensemble of Hairspray Live! Find out more about the cast on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Nerghiz Sarki (Dream Street), who makes her Broadway debut as Bielke in Fiddler on the Roof! Here she is with her onstage dad Danny Burstein:

Check out video from auditions for the roles of Ben and Patrick in Radio City Christmas Spectacular below–if you look closely, you can catch a bunch of our alumni!

Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) performed for Vice President Joe Biden, Katie Couric, Bono, and Michael Bloomberg last night at an event with Broadway Youth Ensemble!

“Wishful Whiskers,” a new film featuring Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), needs your help! Find out more:

And here are videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, School of Rock, and Hairspray Live!





Happy Trails to Hayley Feinstein and Tre Jones, YBAN Alumni on the Emmys Red Carpet, and more!

Happy trails to Hayley Feinstein, who played her final performance as Bielke in Fiddler on the Roof yesterday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Hayley!

Happy trails as well to Tre Jones, who finished his run as Young Simba in The Lion King! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Tre!

Check out our alumni Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards last night!

You can see more coverage of Gaten and Caleb at the Emmys on BuzzFeed.com, and check out their performance of “Uptown Funk” below!

Claire Candela (Once) had the honor of playing guitar and singing for Glen Hansard in Boston! Check out a picture:

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) is featured on BroadwayBox.com!

Update: You now have until this Sunday to see Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in School of Rock! See her while you can!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, School of Rock, and Matilda!


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THE LAYOVER Closes, THE LION KING and SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Departures, and more!

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Happy Trails to Arica Himmel and the company of The Layover, which closed today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Arica!

Happy Trails to Kyliegh Curran, who played her final performance as Young Nala in The Lion King today. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Kyliegh!

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Finally, happy trails to Shahadi Wright Joseph, who played her final performance as Madison in School of Rock today! She was also an understudy for Tomika. We can’t wait to see you in Hairspray Live and whatever else comes next, Shahadi! Here she is performing “If Only You Would Listen” in Orlando, Florida:

Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies) and Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) took over BroadwayWorld’s Twitter account today!

Congrats to Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), who will appear on “Mind of a Murderer” on Investigation Discovery on September 26th! Find out more:

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) has booked a national commercial! Congratulations, Sophie! Get more information:

Here’s a sneak peek at “Curbside Waltz,” starring Tre Jones (The Lion King) and Olivia Chun (The King and I)!

Cabaret for a Cause performed at 92Y Street Fest today at 3:30pm! Get more information about the performance in their Facebook post:

Here’s Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Lazarus, Runaways, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) singing “Life on Mars” on the Lazarus cast recording!

Here’s Aviva Winick (Matilda) singing “Naughty” at the New York Public Library! (She starts at 1:32.)

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, School of Rock, The Lion King, On Your Feet, and Falsettos!





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THE GOLD Opening Night, Paul Luke Bonenfant Joins SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of The Gold on their opening night tonight at the New York Musical Festival! Get more details about the show HERE.

Congrats to Paul Luke Bonenfant, who has joined the cast of School of Rock as a swing! Find out more on his Playbill Vault page.

Please help Fun Home alum Oscar Williams and his family by reading their story, sharing it, and donating if you can on YouCaring.com.

Check out photo coverage of Broadway Barks on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch Nia Sioux‘s (Trip of Love) AOL Build interview HERE!

Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) returns to “Mistresses” tonight at 10pm! Get more details on his Facebook event.

In this video, Vincent Crocilla (New York Spectacular) tells you the Top 5 Things To Do In NYC!

Check out this video of Savannah Grace Elmer (Matilda tour), Ava Briglia (Matilda), Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables), and Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour) performing “If Only You Would Listen” from School of Rock at Cabaret for a Cause!

Here are the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, including featured vocalists Heidi Gray (Annie tour), Beada Briglia (Matilda), and Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess); featured vocalist and guitarist Corinne Wilson (School of Rock); and ASL translator Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory) performing “Fight Song” with American Sign Language!

Here’s Alaina Johnston performing “Hear No Evil” at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tink!, Runaways, On Your Feet, Matilda, School of Rock, New York Spectacular, Trip of Love, Les Miserables, and Waitress!













RUNAWAYS Cast To Reunite in August, Pictures from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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The cast of Runaways will reunite on August 1st to perform with other Broadway stars in an event to support the Black Lives Matter movement! Get more details on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Trip of Love, New York Spectacular, Matilda, and Cabaret for a Cause!















MISSING GEMINI Opens, A DAY BY THE SEA Begins Previews, and more!

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Happy opening to the company of Missing Gemini! Break a leg to all for tonight’s opening performance!

Break a leg also to the company of A Day by the Sea, which began previews tonight!

Motown has announced a closing date of July 31st. Get more details on Playbill.com.

We have a lot of news about new projects that our alumni and current kids have booked! Congrats to all:

Alphonso Jones II (The Lion King) has booked a feature film.

Maizy Boosin (Camp Rolling Hills) will appear on “Chopped” next month.

Gregory Diaz (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) has booked a commercial for American Family Insurance.

Lilli Jacobs (A Little Princess) has booked a voiceover for Atlantic Broadband.

Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine, Dream Street) has a new animated series coming in 2017.

Madeleine Pace (Once) will appear in the short film “Hide and Seek”!

Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) has joined the tour of Annie! She’s pictured below with Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars), who is also joining the tour’s company, and Madisen Johnson, a member of the tour cast.


Check out pictures from the New York Musical Festival opening night party, featuring the kids of Camp Rolling Hills and Tink!, on TheaterMania.com.

The cast of She Loves Me will celebrate their cast recording at Barnes & Noble on August 3rd! Get more details on Playbill.com.

In case you missed it, check out Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) on Pix11 in the video below!

Watch Carly Gendell (School of Rock) sing “The Rules of Being Cool”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Lisa and Leonardo, Matilda, New York Spectacular, Les Miserables, Fun Home, Missing Gemini, and School of Rock!