ECO VILLAGE Opens Off-Broadway, Shahadi Wright Joseph Among NY Post’s Rising Stars of 2019, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Eco Village! Break a leg tonight!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) is featured in the New York Post as one of the rising stars of 2019! Read the full article on NYPost.com.

Before School of Rock played its final performance, the kids of The Ferryman paid a visit! Check out photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

In addition, check out BroadwayWorld’s photo coverage from closing night of School of Rock, as well as video of alumni and current cast members performing “Stick It To The Man” together after the final curtain call!

Brooklyn Shuck, Matilda Lawler, Michael Quinton McArthur, and Willow McCarthy chatted with Playbill about creating a family dynamic onstage in The Ferryman! And Broadway.com has photos of the kids meeting the press with their incoming new cast members!

Prep for Andrew Barth Feldman‘s Broadway debut in Dear Evan Hansen next week by reading this feature from The New York Times!

“Mirai,” the English-dubbed version of which features Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), received an Oscar nomination this morning for Best Animated Feature! Congratulations, Jaden!

Here’s the trailer for “Russian Doll,” a brand new Netflix series featuring Brooke Timber (Ballyturk)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Eco Village, The Ferryman, and The Lion King–including several from YBAN founder Lindsay, who saw the cast rock it on closing night of School of Rock!




SCHOOL OF ROCK Closes on Broadway After Three Years, and more!

Happy Trails to the company of School of Rock, which plays its final Broadway performance today! Congratulations to the closing cast as well as the many alumni on a fabulous run of more than three years!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Ferryman, School of Rock, Frozen, The Lion King, and Waitress!
















SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids to Perform in “A Time To Rock” at The Green Room 42, Zoe Wilson Joins ECO VILLAGE Off-Broadway, and more!

The current kids of School of Rock will take the stage at The Green Room 42 for “A Time To Rock,” presented by Shine Theatre Arts Project! Get tickets HERE.

Zoe Wilson (The Pill, Play Like a Winner, Three Days to See) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Eco Village! Previews begin on January 15th. Get more information HERE.

The Broadway Blog praised Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Ferryman as some of the best theatre of 2018, and The Ferryman, as well as The Jungle, What the Constitution Means to Me, and This Ain’t No Disco, are highlighted in YesBroadway’s 16 Gifts the Theater Gods Gave Us in 2018!

Mimi Ryder (Frozen) recently stopped by the Fancounters podcast! Listen to her episode HERE.

The updated list of panelists for the “Sing Out, Louise: The Daily Life of a Child on Broadway” panel at BroadwayCon includes Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, Assassins, A Bronx Tale), Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos), Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast; currently appearing in The Ferryman), Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Natalia Bingham (School of Rock tour). It is set to take place on January 12th at 1:45pm in Murray Hill West Room! Get more details on the BroadwayCon schedule site.

Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon) is appearing in this commercial for Betadine!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, Beetlejuice, School of Rock, The Ferryman, and The Lion King!











Thanks for 2018, and Pictures from RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, THE HARD PROBLEM, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and BEETLEJUICE!

Thank you all for a fantastic 2018! It’s been an incredible, fast-paced year and we are looking forward to 2019. Happy New Year’s Eve!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Hard Problem, School of Rock, and Beetlejuice!








CHRISTMAS IN HELL, THE NET WILL APPEAR, NOURA, and WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Close Off-Broadway, and more!

Happy Trails to the companies of Christmas in Hell at the York Theatre, The Net Will Appear at 59E59 Theaters, Noura at Playwrights Horizons, and the New York Theatre Workshop production of What the Constitution Means to Me at Greenwich House Theater, which all played their final Off-Broadway performances today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

If you are attending BroadwayCon, be sure to enter the autograph/photo lottery for the photo session with Matilda alumni before January 4th! The photo session is at 2pm with the Q&A following at 3pm.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Net Will Appear, Anastasia, and The Lion King!






ONCE ON THIS ISLAND to Close January 6, ALL MY SONS Tickets Available, and more!

Once On This Island will close on January 6, 2019. Go see it before then if you can! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for All My Sons are available now! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Check out pictures from opening night of The Hard Problem on BroadwayWorld.com!

You could have a pizza party with the cast of School of Rock on December 2nd! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Kenneth Aikens (The Lion King) is now appearing in a commercial for Five Below!

Aaralyn Anderson (Ballyturk) has been cast in the new film “The Arrangement”! More details coming soon.

Congrats to Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands), who appeared in the documentary “Hal Prince: The Director’s Life” on PBS last weekend!

Congratulations as well to Claire Keane (Waitress), whose Hallmark movie “Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane” premiered last weekend!

Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock) will model for the spring 2019 campaign for The Children’s Place!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, Frozen, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Beetlejuice!









Madalen Yarbrough Mills to Appear on “Sesame Street,” Thanksgiving Family and Friends Photos, and more!

You can catch Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock) on a future episode of “Sesame Street”! More details to come.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Hard Problem, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, What the Constitution Means to Me, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, The Lion King, Christmas in Hell, Beetlejuice, Anastasia, and Frozen, including lots of photos from their Thanksgiving celebrations!















A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE Out on DVD Today, Daniel Robert Craniey and Annie Scarfuto Join THE FERRYMAN, and more!

A Christmas Story Live arrives on DVD today!

Congratulations to Daniel Robert Craniey and Annie Scarfuto, who recently made their Broadway debuts in The Ferryman as Bobby Carney!

This week, as previously announced, Leila Rose Gross and Jenna Weir make their Broadway debuts in Frozen! Break a leg, Leila and Jenna!

Suri Marrero (The Lion King) will guest star on an episode of “Sesame Street,” air date TBA!

Here’s video of the cast of School of Rock performing “Stick It To The Man” at Broadway Under the Stars!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Inner Voices, School of Rock, The Hard Problem, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Anastasia, and Beetlejuice!











THE LION KING and FROZEN to Hold Open Calls in Chicago and Los Angeles, BEETLEJUICE Production Photos, and more!

Disney is holding open calls for kids for The Lion King and Frozen in Chicago and Los Angeles! Get more information HERE.

Check out production photos from Beetlejuice on Broadway.com!

Happy Halloween from Young Broadway Actor News! Have fun and be safe tonight, and check out these Halloween pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, The Hard Problem, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, and more!

Photo Credit: Rika Nishikawa
















WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Extends Run, 2019 Tony Awards and Nominations Dates Announced, and more!

All of us at Young Broadway stand with LGBTQ youth today on Spirit Day, and every day. Everyone is welcomed here.

What the Constitution Means to Me has extended its run at New York Theatre Workshop again, this time through November 4th! Get more details on Playbill.com.

The 2019 Tony Awards will take place on June 9th, and the nominations are scheduled to be announced on April 30th! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

The Ferryman is looking for more infants! Please see this audition notice for details.

Current and former School of Rock kids Montgomery Lamb, Levi Buksbazen, Jim Kaplan, and Zachary Zwelling will join John Arthur Greene at 54 Below on November 25th! Get more information HERE.

Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle The Musical) has been cast in Looking for Christmas at the Old Globe in San Diego! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com. Kaylin also just filmed the upcoming movie “The Soulmates”!

Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street) appears in this new commercial for MUSC Children’s Health!

Check out the trailer for “Saving Flora,” starring Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular)!

Timothy TV Cao (Matilda) will appear in Kansas City Ballet’s production of The Wizard of Oz!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Hard Problem, and Once On This Island!