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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AMELIE Cast Album Available Digitally, Drama League Awards Tonight, and more!

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The cast album of Amelie is now available digitally!

Good luck to all the nominees in the Drama League Awards; the ceremony is tonight!

Falsettos, Waitress, and Kinky Boots have won Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Check out the full list HERE.

Watch this 360 video direct from the Amelie stage!

Head over to @Broadway.4Me on Instagram, where Cate Elefante (Waitress) is doing a takeover!


I'm doing an Instagram Takeover today @broadway.4me . Check it out!!!!!!

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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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