We are presenting an online concert in honor of our 10th anniversary on April 13th (our birthday) at 7pm EST / 4pm PST on YouTube, to benefit The Actors Fund and their COVID-19 relief resources! More details coming soon. #YoungBway10
In 2012, we welcomed shows like Annie, Newsies, Once, and A Christmas Story!
And 2013 was packed with shows like Matilda, Kinky Boots, Big Fish, and Pippin!
Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables, “God Friended Me”) livestreamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier tonight!
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!
We now have more videos from Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) performing “Lifeboat”:
Check out Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) singing “Hold Me Now” and accompanying herself on guitar:
Several of our alumni are slated to guest star on two different episodes of “Sesame Street”! One of them will feature Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Eduardo Hernandez (Really Rosie, On Your Feet), and Tori Feinstein (Matilda), along with tour kid Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour). The other will feature Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) and Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock). Find out more below!
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!
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!
UPDATE (9/19/16): Shahadi has not left the show just yet!
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!
Congratulations to Camp Rolling Hills, The Gold, and Tink! on their New York Musical Festival awards! Check out the full list HERE.
The recent concert of Ragtime on Ellis Island may get a full-scale production in 2017! Get more details about it on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out video highlights from the concert on TheaterMania.com!
Congratulations to Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins, The People in the Picture), whose film “Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket” is out now on DVD, iTunes, Amazon, and on-demand! Find out more in her Instagram post below:
Happy opening to the company of Camp Rolling Hills at the New York Musical Festival! Break a leg to all!
Read an article about Broadway for Black Lives Matter HERE, and check out photo coverage from the event featuring the kids of Runaways on Playbill.com. Also, check out a video below–go to 0:39 for the Runaways cast!
Giuseppe Bausilio (Newsies, Billy Elliot, Irving Berlin’s America), Joshua Colley (Newsies, Les Miserables, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown), David Guzman (Newsies), Jacob Guzman (Newsies), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), and Zachary Unger (Newsies, Chaplin, Big Fish) have joined a Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below on August 21st! Get more details on 54Below.com.
BuzzFeed highlighted the Broadway roots of Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), both currently starring in “Stranger Things” on Netflix! Read the article HERE.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trip of Love, The Gold, School of Rock, New York Spectacular, and Matilda!
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