“Stranger Things” Wins SAG Ensemble Award, Shahadi Wright Joseph to Host Winter Blaze, and more!

“Stranger Things,” featuring alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), took home the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series last night! Congrats, guys! Also, here are Gaten and Caleb meeting the press backstage at the SAG Awards:


Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will host Winter Blaze at Harlem School of the Arts! Get more details:


Watch the cast of On Your Feet sing “Seasons of Love”!

Here’s Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) in his vlog from the third and final day of this year’s BroadwayCon!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Waitress, The Lion King, and lots of our alumni at BroadwayCon!

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Photo Coverage from FALSETTOS at Barnes & Noble, Lilla and Savvy Crawford in Seth Speaks, and more!

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Check out photo coverage of the Falsettos CD release event at Barnes & Noble on both BroadwayWorld.com and TheaterMania.com!

Today was the last day of BroadwayCon! Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot) and Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess) appeared in Seth Speaks at 5pm today!

Check out these pictures of alumni Madeleine Pace (Once) and Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) filming their segment on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”!

Maddox Elliot (Dream Street) will guest star tonight on “Evil Lies Here” at 10pm on Investigation Discovery! Find out more:

Here’s a vlog from Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) about the second day of BroadwayCon!

And here are pictures and videos from lots of our alumni at BroadwayCon this weekend!

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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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HAIRSPRAY LIVE Press and Interviews, AMELIE Tickets Now On Sale, and more!

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Watch interviews with the cast of Hairspray Live below or on TheaterMania.com!

Shahadi Wright Joseph and her Hairspray Live castmates were also interviewed on Broadway.com! The cast also appeared on the Today Show this morning–check out a video below or on Today.com, and get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for Amelie are now on sale! Get details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The Falsettos cast album is now available for pre-order! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Tickets for Radio City Christmas Spectacular start at $50 on ShowTickets.com!

Kids’ Night On Broadway has announced its participating shows! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out pictures of the Kinky Boots kids in the studio recording the show’s Carols for a Cure track on BroadwayWorld.com!

Kids from Fun Home, School of Rock, and more sang in a music video of “Y Sentiras Mi Amor/Silent Night”! Watch it below:

Here’s Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) and Akira Golz (Matilda) singing “For Good” at Cabaret for a Cause!

Some of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular will sing at Broadway Sessions this Thursday! Find out more:

And here are pictures from the kids of A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, and Matilda!

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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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Gregory Diaz IV Joins MATILDA, Update on Giuseppe Bausilio’s Back Surgery, and more!

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Congratulations to Gregory Diaz IV (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), who has joined the company of Matilda as a swing!

Get an update about Giuseppe Bausilio‘s (Newsies, Billy Elliot) back surgery on BroadwayWorld.com or below!

Watch the kids of Broadway do the Mannequin Challenge at a recording session!

Here’s the company of On Your Feet doing the Mannequin Challenge!

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be livestreamed! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Check out interviews with Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) in the Hillsboro Tribune and BCK Online!

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) is featured on 107.7 GNA and in The Daily Gazette!

Tune in to Nick Radio all this week to hear Isabela Moner (Evita) guest DJing!

Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) has booked a project for Nickelodeon! Find out more in his Instagram post, and stay tuned for more details as well.


Had fun shooting for Nickelodeon today. #bookedit

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Hairspray Live, Kinky Boots, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and School of Rock!

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Pictures from Cast Album Karaoke at WAITRESS, AMELIE Rehearsal Photos, and more!

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Check out pictures of the Waitress cast at Cast Album Karaoke with Sara Bareilles on Playbill.com!

There are photos from rehearsals for Amelie on BroadwayWorld.com!

The air date of the episode of “Law and Order: SVU” featuring Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) has been pushed back–new air date TBA.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Holiday Inn, Kinky Boots, Waitress, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Falsettos, School of Rock, The Lion King, Hairspray Live, and more!

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6th Anniversary of Shannon Tavarez’s Passing, Kids Night On Broadway Is Back, and more!

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Today we’re remembering Shannon Tavarez, a former The Lion King cub who passed away from leukemia on this day six years ago. We love you, Shannon.

Kids Night On Broadway will take place on February 28, 2017! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Holiday Inn and Hairspray Live are set to perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year! There are more shows performing TBA. Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out Isabella Russo (School of Rock) in an interview with the Honolulu Star Advertiser!


My 'ohana! Check out #WayneHarada article in today's @staradvertiser ! Sure wish I was there! ☀️🌊👙#mahalo

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Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills) appeared on “Good Morning America” yesterday! Here’s a picture:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Once, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Hairspray Live, Falsettos, Matilda, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, Waitress, and The Lion King!

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FALSETTOS Opening Night, Alumni Perform Munster Stomp on “Today Show,” and more!

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Happy opening to the company of Falsettos! Break a leg, everyone! You can check out clips from the show HERE. Also, Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) is Broadway.com’s newest Fresh Face–check out his interview HERE.

Some of our alumni performed the Munster Stomp on the “Today Show” this morning! Check out a video of the performance below or on Today.com, and check out a picture below as well.

Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess) has booked a role on “Mother Goose Club”! Here she is in the recording studio:


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Mother of Invention is coming to Abingdon Theatre next year! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Students! Bring your IDs to School of Rock this Sunday and get $37 tickets!

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

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Follow YBAN Alumni on Kids on Tour, FALSETTOS Announces Online Lottery, and more!

Lots of our alumni are going on tour or are already performing in national tours! Follow their adventures on the road at our sister site Kids on Tour! These alumni include:

  • Amanda Swickle (Tink!), who will be performing in Annie as Pepper
  • K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King), who will be performing in A Christmas Story as Nancy
  • Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), who will be performing in Fun Home as Small Alison
  • Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots), who will be performing in The King and I as Louis Leonowens
  • Adriana Braganza (The King and I), who will be performing in The King and I as a Royal Child
  • Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), who will be performing in The King and I as a Royal Child
  • Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), who is currently performing in The Sound of Music as Louisa
  • Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), who is currently performing in The Sound of Music as Marta

Falsettos has announced that it will have an online lottery! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

The Tony Awards ceremony has been set for June 11, 2017, with nominations being announced on May 2, 2017! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Watch Gregory Diaz (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) rap with Hamilton star Javier Muñoz at Broadway Flea Market in the video below!

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

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