CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Cast Album Released in Stores, New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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The cast album of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was released in stores today!

Congratulations to Zachary Zwelling, Levi Buksbazen, John Allyn (Peter Pan Live), Gabrielle Greene, and Cory Leventhal, who will join the cast of School of Rock in the roles of Zack, Freddy, Billy, Shonelle, and James, respectively! Their first performance will be on July 31st, following the final performance of current cast members Brandon Niederauer, Raghav Mehrotra, Jersey Sullivan, Gianna Harris, and Sammy Ramirez on July 30th. Get more information on Playbill.com!

“The Beguiled,” with Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda) and Oona Laurence (Matilda), is out in limited release today! Here’s a picture from the film:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of 1984, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Anastasia, Waitress, On Your Feet, and The Lion King!

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KINKY BOOTS at 54 Below, Photo Coverage from SCHOOL OF ROCK at Sing for Hope, and more!

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The kids of Kinky Boots will join their castmates at 54 Below on August 7th! Get more details HERE.

Check out photo coverage from today’s Sing for Hope concert with School of Rock on TheaterMania.com!

Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) will sing at 54 Below! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Elf is returning to NYC! Get more details on Broadway.com.

The Greenburgh Daily Voice featured Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon) and his parents! Read the article HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Animal, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, and more!

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NEWSIES to Return to Movie Theaters, Broadway in Bryant Park Lineup Announced, and more!

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Newsies will return to movie theaters this summer! Get more details on Playbill.com.

This summer’s lineup for Broadway in Bryant Park is set to include Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and many others! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Nili Kepets (Dream Street) appears in this commercial for Luna Park Coney Island!

Alumni Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins), Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) have joined the cast of Happily: The Musical at New York Musical Festival! Check it out:

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

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ANIMAL Opens at Atlantic Theater Company, Lilla Crawford Joins Nick Jr. Series “Sunny Day,” and more!

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First, we want to wish a happy birthday to YBAN founder Lindsay! We hope you had a great day!

Happy Opening to Fina Strazza (Matilda) and the company of Animal at Atlantic Theater Company! Break a leg!

Congrats to Lilla Crawford (New York Spectacular, Annie, Billy Elliot), who will star in the new Nick Jr. series “Sunny Day”! Watch a sneak peek HERE.

Check out pictures from The Public Theater’s gala on TheaterMania.com!

Take a look at photos from Stars in the Alley on Broadway.com!

Check out more photo coverage from the Falsettos screening on BroadwayWorld.com!

Pennsylvania fans! You can see alum Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) in The Nerd at Bucks County Playhouse! Find out more about the production on Playbill.com.

Watch the full Encourage Kids event below, featuring kids from School of Rock, Les Miserables, Amelie, and more!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Miss Saigon, A Bronx Tale, and Kinky Boots!

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New Performance Dates for SCHOOL OF ROCK Swings, Rachel Resheff at 54 Below Tonight, and more!

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Sophia Kekllas will be on as Katie in School of Rock tomorrow, and Ellie Kim will perform on June 4th, 6th, and 7th! Go see them if you can!

Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) returned to Feinstein’s/54 Below tonight for her solo show “The Edge of Seventeen”! Get more details HERE.

Be on the lookout for Suri Chen (Miss Saigon) in Joe Fresh print ads!


Watch Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once) sing “Rainbow Connection”!

Here’s Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) performing at Stars in the Alley with his A Bronx Tale castmates!

Check out this video of cast members from School of Rock performing at Stars in the Alley!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Miss Saigon, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Anastasia!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and HOLIDAY INN Cast Albums Streaming Now, ANIMAL Extends Run, and more!

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The cast albums for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Holiday Inn are streaming now!

Animal has extended its run at Atlantic Theater Company! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Beada Briglia (Matilda), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda, A Christmas Story, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock), and Lucas Schultz (A Little Princess) have all joined the lineup for Henry, Sweet Henry at 54 Below! Find out more HERE.

You can catch Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) in “Me, Myself, and I” on CBS this fall! Get more information on IMDb.com.

New York theatre industry professionals will get a sneak peek at PBS’s recording of Falsettos! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out these pictures from last Monday, when YBAN founder Lindsay saw School of Rock! Great job, everyone!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, Waitress, and Anastasia!

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HOLIDAY INN Cast Album Release Tomorrow, THE HARD PROBLEM Coming to Lincoln Center, and more!

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The cast album for Holiday Inn will be released tomorrow! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

The Hard Problem is coming to Lincoln Center this fall, according to an EPA on Playbill.com!

Jad Grey (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) appears in this commercial for Golden Corral!


Look for Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) on Season 5 of “House of Cards”! Find out more:

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


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YBAN at KINKY BOOTS and Backstage at WAITRESS, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Cast Album First Listen, and more!

YBAN staff member Emily saw Kinky Boots last night and really enjoyed it!

Also, YBAN founder Lindsay went backstage with Ella Dane Morgan after seeing Waitress last night! Thanks, Ella!

Get your first listen of the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory cast album on People.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, and A Bronx Tale!

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YBAN at ANASTASIA and KINKY BOOTS, Abigail Paige Murphy Sings “Journey to the Past,” and more!

YBAN founder Lindsay saw Anastasia this afternoon and Kinky Boots tonight! Here are some pictures she took at both shows:

Watch Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street) sing “Journey to the Past”!

Get a glimpse at auditions for Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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

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Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin on Lip Sync Battle Tonight, SCHOOL OF ROCK and KINKY BOOTS to Perform at the Intrepid, and more!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) appeared on tonight’s Lip Sync Battle at 10pm on Spike!

The casts of School of Rock and Kinky Boots are among the shows that will perform at the Intrepid Museum this Saturday! Get more details on Playbill.com.

NBC has pushed back Bye Bye Birdie and will not produce a musical this December. Find out more on Playbill.com.

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) will perform at Stars in the Alley! Check out the full lineup on Broadway.com.

The Anastasia cast album is due out June 9th, and you can get a sneak peek via Entertainment Weekly!

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

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