YBAN’s Lindsay saw the national tour of The King and I in Los Angeles last night, featuring alumni Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots), Tony Marin (The King and I), Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), and Adriana Braganza (The King and I)! Great job, everyone! Check out Lindsay’s photos below:
And here are pictures from the kids of Waitress, Matilda, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Kinky Boots, and The Lion King!
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!
Congratulations to Anthony Rosenthal (Newsies tour), who will make his Broadway debut in Falsettos! Find out more on Playbill.com.
Congratulations to Kylie McVey and Athan Sporek (Les Miserables), who have joined the cast of A Day By the Sea at the Mint Theater Company! Find out more on MintTheater.org.
Anastasia will open on Broadway in April 2017! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.
Hayden Wall (School of Rock, Soul Doctor) appeared on “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” over the weekend! Watch below:
Matilda, Motown, Finding Neverland, Fiddler on the Roof, Les Miserables, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Fun Home, and Ruthless! will perform at Broadway in Bryant Park this summer! Get more details on Playbill.com.
The cast of Fun Home celebrated Pride over the weekend! Check out photos on Playbill.com.
Congratulations to the kids who performed in Broadway Kids for Orlando! Our alumni who participated include Ripley Sobo (Runaways, Matilda, Once), Frenie Acoba (Runaways, Matilda), Zachary Brod (Dream Street, On A Stool At The End of a Bar), Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), William Poon (The King and I), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Shrek), Brooklyn Shuck (Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie), and Chris Sumpter (Runaways, Matilda).
Tre Jones (The Lion King) does the Trillionaire Tag in the video below:
Tonight was Kids of the Arts’ Love is Love event at the Triad! It featured YBAN alumni Neil McCaffrey (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Bye Bye Birdie), Frenie Acoba (Runaways, Matilda), Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), Olivia Chun (The King and I), Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting), Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), Adam Dorfman (A Little Princess), Christie Kim (The King and I), Sophie Knapp (Dream Street, Once, A Little Princess), David Gabriel Lerner (Mary Poppins), Tori Murray (Ruthless!), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins), Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), Violet Young (Number the Stars), and Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), who will make a special appearance to sing “Ring of Keys.” Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Watch the trailer for “The New Edition Story,” featuring Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), on Bet.com!
Tori Murray (Ruthless!) returns to 54 Below on July 14th! Find out more on 54Below.com.
Get your tickets for Cabaret for a Cause, which will feature alumni Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Ava Briglia (Matilda), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Evan Gray (Matilda), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), David Rosenthal (Matilda), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once), and Corinne Wilson (School of Rock). Find out more in the Facebook post below:
And here are pictures from the kids of Broadway Kids for Orlando, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, On Your Feet, New York Spectacular, The Lion King, A Day By the Sea, Fun Home, and School of Rock!
There has been a ton of news about You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown! First, check out opening night pictures on BroadwayWorld.com and TheaterMania.com. Also, the Charlie Brown kids did a Q&A with TheaterMania–read it HERE. Finally, Charlie Brown will get a cast recording! Get more information about that on TheaterMania.com.
YBAN’s founder Lindsay is seeing The King and I tonight! Here’s her picture from it so far:
Watch the finale of the Tuck Everlasting vlog “Forever 17” on Broadway.com!
Performers from our featured shows She Loves Me, Matilda, On Your Feet, Tuck Everlasting, and Fun Home, as well as many other Broadway shows, will perform at Stars in the Alley this Friday! Get more information on Playbill.com.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie Brown, School of Rock, and Fun Home!
The kids of The King and I welcomed their new stars Daniel Dae Kim and Marin Mazzie with a party! Check out pictures from TheatreMania.com.
Our alumni are staying busy! Bailey Ryon (Matilda) is now starring as Mary in The Secret Garden at Arden Theatre in Philadelphia through June 19th. To get more info, go to Philly.com. And Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular) guest starred on Inside Amy Schumer this week in a sketch parodying “The Knick”. He is wearing black facial hair and a stethescope. Watch below! (P.S.: Do not watch if you are squeamish!)
And here are more pictures and video from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Ruthless!, and Matilda!
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