JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE and Alumni TV Shows Win Creative Arts Emmy Awards, (YOUNG) to Return to The Green Room 42, and more!

Congratulations to Jesus Christ Superstar Live, featuring Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock), which won five Creative Arts Emmys over the weekend! Special shout-outs as well to “This Is Us,” “Stranger Things,” and “The Magical Wand Chase” from “Sesame Street”; they all feature Broadway alumni and each received one Emmy Award!

(YOUNG) is returning to The Green Room 42 this Sunday, September 16th, at 7pm! Proceeds will benefit sponsorship and support of children around the world and their communities. The lineup includes Gabby Beredo (Matilda tour), Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), Gabrielle Greene (School of Rock), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress), Joshua Turchin (The Pill), and more performers TBA. Get tickets HERE!

Check out more “Now & Then” performance videos! First, here’s Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock) and Jaclyn Neidenthal (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) singing “Memory”:

Watch Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime) and Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) perform a Madonna/Kelly Clarkson mashup:

Here’s Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, A Bronx Tale) and Samantha Pollino (Hot Feet) singing “Broadway Baby”!

Check out Peyton Royce Lusk (Falsettos, Bar Mitzvah Boy, Frankenstein) and Jonathan Kaplan (The Diary of Anne Frank, Falsettos) performing “Passover”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Once On This Island, and Frozen!






Ava Briglia’s Birthday, Julia Morgan Departs ANASTASIA, and more!

Happy birthday to Ava Briglia, who will be joining School of Rock soon! We hope you had a great day, Ava!

Happy Trails to Julia Morgan, who played her final performance in Anastasia today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Julia!

“Stranger Things” and “The Greatest Showman” both took home awards at the Kids’ Choice Awards yesterday! Check out the full list of winners on EOnline.com.

You can catch Meliki Hurd (Matilda) during the premiere season of “The Last OG” on TBS! More details coming soon.

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess) spoke with journalists at the NYC March For Our Lives! Check out this video:

Check out this interview Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) did for Total Girl Australia!

And here are pictures from the kids of Anastasia, Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and School of Rock!

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Levi Smith’s Birthday, Noa Solorio Joins GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER, and more!

Happy birthday to Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale)! We hope you had a great day, Levi!

Noa Solorio will make her Broadway debut in Gettin’ The Band Back Together! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Tune in to the Kids’ Choice Awards tonight to see if “The Greatest Showman” or “Stranger Things” take home any awards!

As of yesterday, you can now stream “Roxanne Roxanne,” with alumni Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song), and Alphonso Jones II (The Lion King), on Netflix!

Check out photo coverage from opening night of Frozen on TheaterMania.com, Broadway.com, and BroadwayWorld.com!

You can now get Sam Poon‘s (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth) debut EP!

Watch David Rosenthal (Matilda) in this sketch for “Late Night with Seth Meyers”!

Eila Francis (Dream Street) has booked a commercial!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Once On This Island, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

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Kids’ Night On Broadway, “The Greatest Showman” and “Stranger Things” Up for Kids’ Choice Awards, and more!

Tonight was Kids’ Night On Broadway! Get more information HERE.

“The Greatest Showman” and “Stranger Things,” which both feature our alumni, are up for Kids’ Choice Awards! Find out more on EW.com.

Congratulations to Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King), who appeared on last night’s episode of “The Resident” on Fox!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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FRANKENSTEIN and SHADOWLANDS Close, Golden Globe Awards Tonight!

Happy Trails to Shiv Ajay Pancholi-Parekh, Peyton Royce Lusk, Avey Noble, and the company of Frankenstein, which finishes its run at Ensemble for the Romantic Century tonight! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Happy Trails as well to Jacob Morrell, Jack McCarthy, and the company of Shadowlands, which closes at Fellowship for Performing Arts tonight! Jack and Jacob, we can’t wait to see what you do next!

Good luck to our alumni involved with projects that are nominated in tonight’s Golden Globe Awards! Those projects include “The Post,” “The Greatest Showman,” “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” “This Is Us,” and “Stranger Things.” We’re pulling for all of you!

Photo Coverage of THE LION KING 20th Anniversary Celebration, SHADOWLANDS Boys Take Over BroadwayBox Instagram, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from the 20th anniversary celebration of The Lion King on Playbill.com and BroadwayWorld.com! Also, watch this video of the cast performing with Elton John:

Jack McCarthy (Shadowlands, Finding Neverland) and Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) took over the BroadwayBox Instagram for a day! Find out more on BroadwayBox.com.

Chloé Bryan is taking over the School of Rock Snapchat all this week! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Once On This Island, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Kinky Boots!

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FALSETTOS Cast to Perform at Barnes & Noble, Vote for Gaten Matarazzo in the Shorty Awards, and more!

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Anthony Rosenthal and his Falsettos co-stars will perform at Barnes & Noble to celebrate the release of their cast album! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) in the Shorty Awards HERE!

Congratulations to Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), who has joined Matilda on tour!

Cate Elefante (Waitress) chats with The Broadway Wiz about her Broadway role HERE!

Alexa Shae Niziak (Women Without Men, Matilda, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, A Christmas Story), as well as Godspell Cast of 2032 alum Montana Byrne, has booked a web series! Find out more:

Alumni Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda), and Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables) are part of the School of Rock promo team! Watch a recent performance here:

Watch the Broadway Matildas perform “When I Grow Up” at Matildapalooza in the video below!

Happy National Equity Swing Day! We honor all past and present Broadway kid swings, like Ellie Kim, Paul Luke Bonenfant, Ava Della Pietra, and Jason Kisare, pictured below at School of Rock!

Our founder Lindsay hung out with Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) in LA last night and had a blast! Here they are together:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, The Mother of Invention, Anastasia, and Kinky Boots!

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Video from “Matildapalooza,” “The Americans” to Premiere March 5th, and more!

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Watch the Broadway Matildas sing “You Matter To Me” at “Matildapalooza” on Tumblr!

“The Americans,” starring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), will premiere March 5th at 10/9c on FX! Get more details on TVSeriesFinale.com.

Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street) shares her Broadway story with Justice in the video below!



Over the weekend, lots of Broadway kids joined together to support PEN America! Here’s Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) singing the National Anthem at the event:

Here’s a clip from performing the national anthem yesterday!

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BroadwayCon will host two back-to-back Broadway Kid panels! Lineups now include Ava Briglia (Matilda), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Heidi Gray (Annie tour), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting), Jake Lucas (The King and I, Newsies), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), Allie Trimm (Bye Bye Birdie, 13), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King). Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, Waitress, and Kinky Boots!

 

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Updated YBAN Alumni Database, Taylor Richardson in “Easy Living,” and more!

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Check out our new and improved Broadway kid alumni database! With more than 600+ kids on the website since our launch in 2010, we’ve compiled a searchable database to keep up with their projects. Users can search by name and by show. If your child is not listed but is an alum of ours, contact us with the following:

  • Two headshots (one during their time on Broadway and a current one)
  • Non-theatre projects completed since their Broadway or Off-Broadway debut. These projects include film, TV, music, and commercials!

Congrats to Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), who will appear in the film “Easy Living”! Get more details on IMDb.com.

Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street) has booked a role on “Super Wings”! Find out more:

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

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Sydney Lucas Departs FUN HOME, Fabi Aguirre Departs LES MISERABLES for ON YOUR FEET, and more!

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Happy Trails to Sydney Lucas, who played her last performance today as Small Alison in Fun Home, after three years, one Tony nomination, one Obie Award, and so much more with the show! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Sydney! Check out special features on Playbill.com and BroadwayWorld.com chronicling Sydney’s journey with Fun Home!

Happy Trails to Fabi Aguirre, who played her last performance as Little Cosette in Les Miserables today! (She also played Young Eponine at some shows.) Next up for Fabi is the original Broadway cast of On Your Feet as the standby for Young Gloria! We can’t wait!

Congratulations to Avey Noble, who has been cast in this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular! Check out the Facebook post below for more information:

Congratulations to Timothy TV Cao (Matilda), who will guest star on “Limitless”! We can’t wait to see it, Timothy! Get more information below:

Indianapolis Monthly did a Q&A with Ethan Halford Holder (The King and I)! Check it out HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Lazarus, Ruthless!, Finding Neverland, Matilda, Fun Home, The King and I, and Les Miserables!