Jake Katzman to Guest Star on “Kevin Can Wait,” Julian Elia Joining “The Next Step,” and more!

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Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) will guest star on “Kevin Can Wait”! The air date of his episode is TBA. Here he is on set:


Julian Elia (Billy Elliot) will join Canadian series “The Next Step” in 2017! Get more details:


Excited to announce I'll be joining the cast of The Next Step for season 5 #thenextstep #ELLIOT

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Thanks to Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) for hanging out with YBAN’s Lindsay! Catch her in Hairspray Live this December!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, Waitress, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and School of Rock!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Explain Why #ItsGoodToBeAGirl, CHARLIE BROWN Kids Receive Chairs in Their Names, and more!

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Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) and Evie Dolan (School of Rock) teamed up with Sara Bareilles and “SNL” alum Noel Wells to explain why #ItsGoodToBeAGirl! Check out the video:

The kids of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown received chairs in their names at the York Theatre Company! Check out pictures from the ceremony:

Kara Oates (Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) and some of the other former ballet girls from Billy Elliot are mentioned discussing the ghosts of the Imperial Theatre on Playbill.com!

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


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SHE LOVES ME To Have One-Night-Only Movie Theater Showing, Sam Chuck Books Short Film, and more!

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She Loves Me is heading to the big screen December 1st! It will have a one-night-only showing in almost 500 movie theaters across the country. Find out more on HollywoodReporter.com!

Congrats to Sam Chuck (Les Miserables), who has booked a short film called “Holy Man”! Here he is on set:

The boys of On Your Feet taught former Young Broadway Actor and Tony winner Daisy Eagan how to salsa! Check out the video below or on TheaterMania.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Once, Waitress, Matilda, Falsettos, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Fiddler on the Roof, and On Your Feet!

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Erik Sebek in RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, Zell Steele Morrow on “Gotham” Tonight, and more!

We’d like to officially congratulate Erik Sebek on joining Radio City Christmas Spectacular as Patrick!

Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home) guest stars on “Gotham” tonight! Find out more:


Tune in tonight and watch Gotham on FOX!! Penguin gives me some pretty good advice😏🐧😈

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Tonight, Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) performs in Broadway’s Got Guts, a benefit for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America!

Watch the full episode of “Blue Bloods” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) on CBS.com!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will headline The Iridium in New York City on December 8th! Find out more on TheIridium.com.

The Hairspray Live soundtrack will be released December 9th, and the DVD will come out December 20th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Nothing Like a Dame, featuring the Matildas of Matilda, takes place tonight in New York City! Find out more about the event on ActorsFund.org.

Check out footage of Raquel Wallace (Dream Street) performing at last month’s Lyrics for Life event!

Tonight, catch Graydon Peter Yosowitz (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) on “Kevin Can Wait” at 8pm on CBS! Find out more:

One of the Songs from the Silver Screen cabarets put on by A Class Act NY is tomorrow! This one is hosted by Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) and Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) and features Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) and Chloe Wheeler (Dream Street), among others. Get more information:

And here are pictures from the kids of On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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Johnathan Meza Joins ON YOUR FEET, Docu-Series Coming from Gianna Harris, and more!

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Please welcome Johnathan Meza, who is joining the company of On Your Feet! He will play Jeremy, Nayib, and Young Emilio at certain performances. Congrats, Johnathan! Check out his Playbill page.

Gianna Harris (School of Rock) has a new docu-series about life as a Broadway kid, coming soon to her YouTube page! Watch the trailer:


New docu-series coming soon…. #giweekly #youngbroadway

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The episode of “Law and Order: SVU” that will feature Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) is scheduled to air on November 9th! Find out more:


Diego Lucano took over the School of Rock Instagram account today! Here’s his introductory post:


BroadwayWorld has promotional pictures from Hairspray Live HERE and the first cast photo HERE!

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

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Alumni on NBC Cozi TV with Dance Molinari, Pictures from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Some of our alumni danced on NBC Cozi TV today with Dance Molinari! More video coming soon, but for now check out this clip:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, A Day by the Sea, Waitress, Falsettos, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Hairspray Live!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Open Call, Pictures from FUN HOME, ON YOUR FEET, and more!

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Get the details about an open call in Atlanta for School of Rock for African-American girls ages 8-12 in the Facebook post below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Hairspray Live, Falsettos, Waitress, and The Lion King!

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FINDING NEVERLAND to Return to Broadway Following Tour, Mattea Conforti on “Gotham,” and more!

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Finding Neverland is planning to return to Broadway after its national tour, according to Playbill.com!

Congrats to Mattea Conforti (Matilda), who guest-starred on “Gotham” last night! Here she is on set with some of the stars:


You can now get notifications to your email when we post a blog! Sign up is located on the right of the page at YoungBway.org. Also, check out our mobile-friendly breakdown of holiday schedules for our featured Broadway and Off-Broadway shows HERE!

Watch Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) do the 7 Second Challenge in the video below! Also, he is filming a project for Primme; more details to come, and check out a picture from the shoot in his Instagram post.


(Repost @rubygriffin4) Yesterday I had a fun time doing a shoot with @rubygriffin4! Thanks @primmemusic for having us!

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Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) has booked a commercial! More details to come, and check out a picture of Jeremy on set below:


On set!😊🎬🎥 #commercial #chicago

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

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A DAY BY THE SEA Cast Changes, Carly Gendell on for Summer in SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Frederick Buford (The City of Conversation), pictured below at left, has joined A Day by the Sea as Athan Sporek (Les Miserables) exits to begin rehearsals for A Bronx Tale. Congrats, Frederick, and happy trails and best of luck, Athan!

Carly Gendell will be on for the role of Summer in School of Rock on October 16th at 1pm and 6pm! Also, she hosted a Periscope today at 4:30pm! Find out more in her Instagram post:


“Legends of the Hidden Temple,” which features Isabela Moner (Evita) and Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots), will are on Nickelodeon on November 26th at 8pm! Get more details on Vulture.com.

“Shadowhunters,” starring Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), will return with Season 2 on January 2nd, 2017! Get more information on Deadline.com.

Here’s the School of Rock kids performing “Sweet Child O’ Mine” at the Oculus opening at the World Trade Center!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fiddler on the Roof, School of Rock, Hairspray Live, On Your Feet, and Waitress!

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Carly Gendell’s Birthday, Pictures from MATILDA, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Happy birthday to Carly Gendell (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Carly!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, School of Rock, Falsettos, Kinky Boots, and Waitress!

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