RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Closes, First Installment of YBAN’s When I Grow Up Interview Series, and more!

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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!

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FALSETTOS and RUNAWAYS on Yes Broadway’s Top 10 Theatre Experiences, Matildapalooza Coming Up Soon, and more!

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Keep an eye out for something new we are launching on January 2nd!

Falsettos and Runaways were both included on Yes Broadway’s Top 10 Theatre Experiences list! Check it out HERE.

Matildapalooza is coming up soon! It will take place at 54 Below on January 6th, February 3rd, and February 4th, and it will feature the girls who have starred as the title character in Matilda on Broadway. Here they are rehearsing for the event:


because they had found each other 💙 📸@dkabramson #matildasisters #matildapalooza #matildabroadway

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

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LAZARUS Cast Album Coming Out October 21st, LYRICS FOR LIFE Photo Coverage, and more!

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The Lazarus cast album is due to come out October 21st! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Check out photo coverage from Lyrics for Life on BroadwayWorld.com!

Get to know Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) on BroadwayBox.com!

Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) will co-star as Frank Gotti in a new film called “The Life and Death of John Gotti”! Find out more:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, School of Rock, The Lion King, Matilda, On Your Feet, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, and Waitress!

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Claire Keane Leaves WAITRESS, Gabby Gutierrez Books “Mozart in the Jungle,” and more!

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Happy trails to Claire Keane, who took her final bow in Waitress today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!


Our Broadway family rocks! We're going to miss you tons. Claire's final performance tomorrow, McKenna takes her final bow on Wednesday

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Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock) has booked a role on “Mozart in the Jungle”! Congrats, Gabby!


Yesterday at this production!! #mozartinthejungle

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In case you missed Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” we’ve made a playlist of clips from the interview! Check it out:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Lyrics for Life, The Lion King, and Fun Home!

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Gabriella Pizzolo and Grace Capeless Cast in “Beaches” Remake, LYRICS FOR LIFE Coming Up Soon, and more!

Congratulations to Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) and Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), who have both been cast in the upcoming movie remake of “Beaches”! Gabby will play Young CC, the younger version of Idina Menzel’s character, and Grace will play Young Hillary, the younger version of Nia Long’s character. Find out more on TVLine.com!

Get your tickets now for Lyrics for Life, which is Saturday, September 10th; they’re going fast! Get more details HERE.

Hear Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) sing from The Lion King on EW.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, School of Rock, Matilda, Les Miserables, Ruthless!, and Kinky Boots!

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Gabriella Pizzolo Featured on Playbill, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Aiming for Broadway Revival, and more!

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Find out what makes Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) scared about growing up and more on Playbill.com!

Once On This Island is aiming for a Broadway revival! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Tre Jones (The Lion King) and Olivia Chun (The King and I) have been cast in the short film “Curbside Waltz”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) has booked a guest star role on a TV series! Find out more:

Also, Caleb and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear on “The Tonight Show” tomorrow night–find out more on NBC.com. They will also appear at Elsie Fest on September 5th! Get more information about that on Broadway.com.

The Broadway revival of Singin’ in the Rain has been postponed indefinitely. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Get your tickets for Lyrics for Life now! In addition to the performers we previously announced, it will feature Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Madison Zamor (Dream Street, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Jete Laurence (Number the Stars), Aimee Laurence (A Little Princess), Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man), Chloe Smith (A Little Princess), Charlotte Wesson (A Little Princess), Isabella Moitoso (A Little Princess), Bobby Becht (Dream Street), Kaitlyn Franck (Dream Street), Alyssa Franck (Dream Street), Zachary Brod (Dream Street, On a Stool at the End of the Bar), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), Erin Haggerty (A Little Princess), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), Ellie Kim (Dream Street), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Grace Mozitis (Dream Street), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Megan Trageser (Dream Street), Nicole Wildy (Dream Street), Ireland Horan (A Little Princess), Katherine LaFountain (A Little Princess), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Maya Slaughter (Dream Street), Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), and McKenzie Mullahey (Dream Street). Find out more HERE.

Anastasia has announced that it will begin Broadway performances on March 23, 2017, with an official opening night of April 24, 2017! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Keaton Tetlow (Lisa and Leonardo) will guest star on season 2 of “Outsiders”! Find out more:


Watch Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) and other child prodigies pay tribute to Michael Jackson!

Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home) will go on for Small Alison on September 5th and 6th! Get more information:


There’s only two more days to sign up for the Parent’s Guide to Broadway workshop! Find out more:

Jake Heston Miller (New York Spectacular) has booked a role on “Mother Goose Club”! Get more details:


Signing a contract for a new project! Eep the mouse on @mothergooseclub #netflix #mothergooseclub #take3talent #voiceover

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Broadway Week begins September 5th! Get your tickets HERE.

Alexandria Suarez (On Your Feet) pops in on Ana Villafane’s backstage tour in a video on TheaterMania.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Matilda, Kinky Boots, Fun Home, Les Miserables, and A Day by the Sea!

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CAMP ROLLING HILLS Opens, Media Coverage from Broadway for Black Lives Matter, and more!

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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!









THE GOLD Opening Night, Paul Luke Bonenfant Joins SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of The Gold on their opening night tonight at the New York Musical Festival! Get more details about the show HERE.

Congrats to Paul Luke Bonenfant, who has joined the cast of School of Rock as a swing! Find out more on his Playbill Vault page.

Please help Fun Home alum Oscar Williams and his family by reading their story, sharing it, and donating if you can on YouCaring.com.

Check out photo coverage of Broadway Barks on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch Nia Sioux‘s (Trip of Love) AOL Build interview HERE!

Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) returns to “Mistresses” tonight at 10pm! Get more details on his Facebook event.

In this video, Vincent Crocilla (New York Spectacular) tells you the Top 5 Things To Do In NYC!

Check out this video of Savannah Grace Elmer (Matilda tour), Ava Briglia (Matilda), Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables), and Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour) performing “If Only You Would Listen” from School of Rock at Cabaret for a Cause!

Here are the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, including featured vocalists Heidi Gray (Annie tour), Beada Briglia (Matilda), and Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess); featured vocalist and guitarist Corinne Wilson (School of Rock); and ASL translator Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory) performing “Fight Song” with American Sign Language!

Here’s Alaina Johnston performing “Hear No Evil” at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tink!, Runaways, On Your Feet, Matilda, School of Rock, New York Spectacular, Trip of Love, Les Miserables, and Waitress!













Live Stream of #BWAY4BLM Concert Tonight, CABARET FOR A CAUSE Video, and more!

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Watch tonight’s #BWAY4BLM concert, featuring the kids of Runaways, via live stream on BroadwayBlack.com!

Check out this video of Kaeli Ware performing “For You” at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, Trip of Love, New York Spectacular, Falsettos, Ruthless!, School of Rock, and On Your Feet!















RUNAWAYS Cast Participates in Menken Mixtape, Transport Group PETER PAN Cast Announced, and more!

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The cast of Runaways took part in Menken Mixtape tonight at 7pm in City Center’s Grand Tier Lobby! Get more details in the Facebook post below:

The cast of the Transport Group’s Peter Pan concert has been announced! It will include Zoe Wilson (Three Days to See) as Wendy, Ashton Woerz (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as John, and Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) as Michael. Gavin Swartz (Matilda), Ian Saraceni (Matilda, The King and I), Noah Baird (Matilda), Meliki Hurd (Matilda), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), and Evan Gray (Matilda) will play Lost Boys. Get more information on TheaterMania.com!

Watch Slash surprise the School of Rock kids on RollingStone.com!

Check out photo coverage from rehearsals for Tink! on BroadwayWorld.com!

“Ace the Case,” a new film featuring Ripley Sobo (Runaways, Matilda, Once), is coming to select theaters and VOD on August 26th! Get more information on EW.com.

Get $35 tickets for Trip of Love HERE using the code TLNIA712!

Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) shows her daily makeup routine in her latest YouTube video!

Check out this commercial for Madame Tussaud’s Ghostbusters Dimension featuring Bonale Fambrini (The King and I)!

Madame Tussauds Ghostbusters Experience from Modern Filmworks on Vimeo.

Here’s Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) singing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden!

We have a lot of performance videos from Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s Mari Dudash performing “Tunglio”!

Check out Kamryn Beck performing “Piece by Piece”!

Here’s Jade Cloud and Marilé Marzo performing “When She Came Back”!

Check out Lexi Wynn performing “You’ll Find a Way”!

Here’s Sasha Bukary performing “Control”!

Check out Hailey LaBar, Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), and Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) performing “Opening Up” from Waitress!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tink!, School of Rock, Lisa and Leonardo, New York Spectacular, and the Broadway with Love event!