Paul Luke Bonenfant on for Billy in SCHOOL OF ROCK, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin on Lip Sync Battle, and more!

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Paul Luke Bonenfant will be on as Billy in School of Rock on May 23rd and 24th!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) will be on Lip Sync Battle at 10pm this Thursday on Spike! Watch their pre-show interviews, as well as a sneak peek at Caleb’s performance, below:

Take a look at pictures of Audrey Bennett playing Young Amelie in Amelie HERE, as well as video of the show’s final curtain call HERE!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Waitress, On Your Feet, School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, and The Lion King!

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RUNAWAYS Cast Joins Hair To Hamilton Gala at The Public Theater, WAITRESS on “Good Morning America,” and more!

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The cast of Runaways has joined the lineup of The Public Theater’s Hair To Hamilton Gala! Get your tickets HERE.

Ella Dane Morgan appeared on “Good Morning America” with her Waitress castmates today! Watch their performance on Playbill.com, and check out the Facebook Live video that “GMA” did with the cast below:

Did you know that five Broadway kids are nominated for Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards? Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess), Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Ryan Foust (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), and Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) are all in the running. There’s one more day of voting left; cast your vote HERE!

Here’s the first promotional art for “Rise” on NBC, featuring Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Brooklyn Shuck (Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie)!

Mehret Marsh (The Lion King) has booked an independent film! Here she is on set:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Waitress, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Amelie, On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, and School of Rock!

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Suri Chen’s Birthday, A BRONX TALE Cast Recording Release Photo Coverage, and more!

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Happy birthday to Suri Chen (Miss Saigon)! We hope you had a great day, Suri!

Check out photo coverage from the cast album event at Barnes & Noble for A Bronx Tale on BroadwayWorld.com!

“The Son,” featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), has been renewed for a second season! Congrats! Find out more on Variety.com.

Also, Sydney will take part in The Public Theater’s Hair to Hamilton Gala! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will return to the Iridium on June 22nd! Get tickets on TheIridium.com.

Congratulations to Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), who is nominated for the YoungStars Award at the BET Awards! Find out more on BET.com.

Watch Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) in this video for Jockey!

“Driveway,” a new single from Alexa Valentino (Number the Stars), is now on iTunes! Get more details:

Broadway kids including Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Shrek), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots), Rachel Katzke (School of Rock), Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Walden Sullivan (School of Rock), Ian Saraceni (Matilda, The King and I), and many more danced for UNICEF! Watch below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Waitress!

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YBAN’s Lindsay Sees Douglas Baldeo in THE BODYGUARD Tour, Ella Dane Morgan Takes Over BwayDaily, and more!

YBAN’s founder Lindsay caught up with alum Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots) in Los Angeles, as well as Kevelin B. Jones III; they alternate in the tour of The Bodyguard!

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) took over @BwayDaily on Instagram today!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, Waitress, Amelie, and On Your Feet!

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“Anne of Green Gables” Feat. Miranda McKeon Streaming on Netflix, Live TV Adaptation of A CHRISTMAS STORY, and more!

“Anne of Green Gables,” featuring Miranda McKeon (Little Miss Sunshine), is streaming on Netflix now!

Fox has announced that it will produce a live TV adaptation of A Christmas Story this December! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Here’s Bonale Fambrini (The King and I) performing “Try Me” at Tunes in Times Square!

Listen to this new single featuring Gianna Harris (School of Rock)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, The Lion King, Waitress, Miss Saigon, and On Your Feet!

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MARVIN’S ROOM Company Meets the Press, Sami Bray Joins 1984, and more!

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The cast of Marvin’s Room at Roundabout Theatre Company met the press today! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Congratulations to Sami Bray, who will make her Broadway debut in 1984! Find out more:


Here’s the new short film “Curbside Waltz” with Tre Jones (The Lion King) and Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I)!

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New York City auditions for The Lion King are coming up! Get more details:

Tickets are on sale now for Once On This Island! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Waitress, and Falsettos are among the shows set to perform at Stars in the Alley on June 2nd! Get more information about the event on Broadway.com.

Ava-Riley Miles (Doctor Zhivago, Evita) has booked a film! Congrats! More details to come.

And here are pictures from the kids of Amelie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, and A Bronx Tale!

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IF I FORGET and ANASTASIA Win Outer Critics Circle Awards, “Stranger Things” Wins Show of the Year, and more!

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Congratulations to If I Forget and Anastasia, which both won Outer Critics Circle Awards! If I Forget won for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play and Anastasia won for Outstanding Projection Design. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Congrats to alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), whose show “Stranger Things” won Show of the Year at the MTV Movie & TV Awards!

Lots of our featured shows and kids have been nominated for Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Here they are:

  • Favorite New Musical: Amelie, Anastasia
  • Favorite Musical Revival: Falsettos, Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George
  • Favorite Long-Running Show: Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Waitress
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical: Christian Borle for Falsettos, Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical: Christy Altomare for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford for Sunday in the Park with George, Phillipa Soo for Amelie
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Musical: Ramin Karimloo for Anastasia, Derek Klena for Anastasia, Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Musical: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
  • Favorite Funny Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos, John Bolton for Anastasia, Christian Borle for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Favorite Diva Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: Christy Altomare and Derek Klena for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George, Christian Borle and Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male): Jon Jon Briones for Miss Saigon; Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, and Ryan Sell for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Anthony Rosenthal for Falsettos
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female): Savvy Crawford for Amelie, Eva Noblezada for Miss Saigon
  • Favorite Replacement (Male): Todrick Hall for Kinky Boots
  • Favorite Replacement (Female): Sara Bareilles for Waitress, Jenna Ushkowitz for Waitress
  • Favorite Tour: Fun Home, currently starring alum Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess)

Congrats to Jake, Ryan, Ryan, Anthony, Savvy, Ali, and all the kids in these shows! Get more details about the nominations on Broadway.com.

Check out Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars) performing “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” at Tunes in Times Square!

Here’s Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), and Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock) performing “Don’t Do Sadness/Blue Wind” from Spring Awakening at Tunes in Times Square!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, A Bronx Tale, Once, On Your Feet, The Lion King, The King and I, Anastasia, and Waitress, including many from Tunes in Times Square!

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Tunes in Times Square Today, DREAM STREET Kids Book HBO Episode, and more!

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Tunes in Times Square took place from 10am-6pm today in Times Square, featuring lots of YBAN kids! Congratulations!

Congrats to Emily Glick (Dream Street), Kaylin Ponce (Dream Street), and Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), who have all booked an episode of an HBO show! Here they are together:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Waitress, On Your Feet, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Amelie, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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Anthony Rosenthal Listed Among BuzzFeed’s Amazing Performances Worth Celebrating, Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations Now Open, and more!

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Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) made it onto BuzzFeed’s list of Amazing Broadway Performances Worth Celebrating! Check it out on BuzzFeed.com.

It’s time to choose the nominees for the Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, and lots of Broadway kids are eligible! Make your selections on Broadway.com.

Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) are both listed among performers from the past ten years who have been snubbed at the Tony Awards, according to BroadwayBox.com!

The new Freaky Friday musical will make its way to the small screen! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Today, Audrey Bennett (Amelie) took over @HamilClips on Instagram! Find out more:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Animal, The Lion King, On Your Feet, Waitress, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Kinky Boots!

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Kayla Mak Modeling for Capezio, Tony Award Nominations Announced, and more!

Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is now a model for Capezio! Check her out on Capezio.com.

The Tony Award nominations were announced today! Check out the complete list, with our featured shows’ nominations bolded, HERE.

Take a look at recently released footage from Falsettos!

Here’s a few pictures from A Class Act NY’s My Favorite Things cabaret, co-hosted by Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) and Madeleine Pace (Once) and featuring Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street)!

Here are audition notices for School of Rock and A Bronx Tale, as well as Trevor in Chicago!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, School of Rock, Anastasia, Miss Saigon, Matilda, and Waitress!

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