Athan Sporek to Depart A BRONX TALE, Sophia Anne Caruso Takes Part in BEETLEJUICE Staged Reading, and more!

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Athan Sporek (Les Miserables, A Day by the Sea) will play his final performance in A Bronx Tale on June 11th. Go see him before he leaves!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Lazarus, The Nether, Ruthless!, The Sound of Music LIVE) took part in the recent staged reading of Beetlejuice! Congrats, Sophia!


Watch Caleb McLaughlin‘s (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) full performance on Lip Sync Battle!

Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) and Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet) talked to Newsday! Read the article HERE.

Read a Tristin and Tyler interview with Madeleine Pace (Once) about NYC, acting, and apps, featuring photography and fashion styling by Tiffany Casanova, on TristinAndTyler.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, Anastasia, and 1984!

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Tunes in Times Square Today, DREAM STREET Kids Book HBO Episode, and more!

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Tunes in Times Square took place from 10am-6pm today in Times Square, featuring lots of YBAN kids! Congratulations!

Congrats to Emily Glick (Dream Street), Kaylin Ponce (Dream Street), and Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), who have all booked an episode of an HBO show! Here they are together:

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

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AMELIE Opening Night, YBAN Kids and Alumni at “Speech & Debate” Premiere, and more!

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Happy opening and break a leg to the company of Amelie!

Head over to our Instagram @YoungBwayNews for pictures of some of our alumni and current Broadway kids at the premiere of the film of “Speech & Debate,” or check them out below!


Watch a cover of “Something Just Like That” from Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) below:

Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear on Lip Sync Battle with their “Stranger Things” co-stars! Find out more:


Here’s a picture of alum Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) on the set of “The Greatest Showman”!

Check out pictures of the cast of Waitress as Sara Bareilles took her first bow on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George, School of Rock, On Your Feet, and Waitress!


Photo Coverage from FALSETTOS at Barnes & Noble, Lilla and Savvy Crawford in Seth Speaks, and more!

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Check out photo coverage of the Falsettos CD release event at Barnes & Noble on both BroadwayWorld.com and TheaterMania.com!

Today was the last day of BroadwayCon! Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot) and Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess) appeared in Seth Speaks at 5pm today!

Check out these pictures of alumni Madeleine Pace (Once) and Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) filming their segment on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”!

Maddox Elliot (Dream Street) will guest star tonight on “Evil Lies Here” at 10pm on Investigation Discovery! Find out more:

Here’s a vlog from Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) about the second day of BroadwayCon!

And here are pictures and videos from lots of our alumni at BroadwayCon this weekend!

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Jacob Guzman Joins HAMILTON Tour, Lilyana Cornell Joins EVERYBODY at Signature Theatre, and more!

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Alum Jacob Guzman (Newsies) is heading out on the national tour of Hamilton! Congrats, Jacob! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables) has joined the cast of Everybody, Off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre! Get more details about the production HERE.

The lineup for Broadway Kidz Backwards at 54 Below has been announced! Find out more on Playbill.com.

In the video below, the School of Rock kids talked with the American Theatre Wing about what it’s like to be “in the band”!

Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street), pictured below playing the title role in KOTA’s Madeline’s Christmas, has filmed a Dunkin’ Donuts commercial!

Here’s a teaser trailer for “Nella the Princess Knight,” starring Akira Golz (Matilda) in the title role! The series premieres on February 6th at 10am!

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

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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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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Casting, Seth Steinberg Joins IF I FORGET, and more!

Congratulations to Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, and Ryan Sell, who will all make their Broadway debuts playing Charlie in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Seth Steinberg has been cast in Roundabout Theatre Company’s Off-Broadway production of If I Forget! He will play the role of Joey Oren. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Fans have voted Anthony Rosenthal‘s Broadway debut in Falsettos among the top Broadway debuts of this year! Check out the full list of fan favorites on Broadway.com.

Take a look at photo coverage from School of Rock‘s recording session for their track on this year’s Carols for a Cure album on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch kids from Matilda, On Your Feet, and more celebrate UNICEF in this video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, Waitress, and Kinky Boots!

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“Stranger Things” Up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series, Broadway Shines on GMA Today, and more!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and the cast of “Stranger Things” are up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series at the SAG Awards! Congratulations! Check out a clip of Gaten, Caleb, and some of their castmates celebrating:

This morning at 8:30am, lots of Broadway kids appeared on “Good Morning America” with Broadway Shines for their annual coat drive! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

A Day by the Sea is on the Wall Street Journal’s Best Theater of 2016 list! Check out the full list on WSJ.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) and her dad appear in this sweet video for The Scene!

Watch video from Broadway Sessions featuring the boys of Radio City Christmas Spectacular below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) took part in the music video “Y Sentirás Mi Amor”! Watch it here:

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

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Shahadi Wright Joseph’s EP Out Today, Brandon Niederauer on Good Day New York, and more!

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Shahadi Wright Joseph’s (Hairspray Live) holiday EP is out now! You can get it on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and cdBaby! Also, NBC released pictures from last night’s broadcast of Hairspray Live and you can view them at Playbill.com. And if you missed the broadcast or want to watch it again, you can watch it in its entirety below as well as watch highlights feat. Shahadi!

 

Last night NBC gave us a sneak peek at their next live musical Bye Bye Birdie! You can watch the teaser HERE.

Congrats to Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) who performed on both Good Day New York and at the Iridium today! We’re looking for clips from both so stay tuned!

If you visit KidsFootLocker.com, you can catch Meliki Hurd (Matilda) on the front page in a few print ads!

If you missed Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) on “Code Black”, you can watch her full episode at CBS.com!

Sophia Gennusa (Matilda) is doing a few concerts up in Westchester County in NY Dec. 20-22! Get more details here:



Austyn Johnson‘s (Matilda, Dream Street) new short Film “Alehia” now has a trailer! Watch below:

Jeremy Villas (Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) appeared in this Bottle Flipping Challenge video for Nickelodeon! Watch here:

We have a clip from last weekend’s Jingle Jam, hosted by Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Sound of Music) and Jamie Mann (Camp Rolling Hills). Take a look below:

 

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of School of RockMatilda, and Waitress!


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NEWSIES Tickets and Trailer Now Available, Gabby Gutierrez to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Tickets for Newsies in movie theaters are now on sale! Get more details on Playbill.com. Also, watch the trailer below or on People.com!

Gabby Gutierrez will play her final performance in School of Rock on December 11th, along with Luca Padovan (Newsies). Go see them soon!


Shahadi Wright Joseph and her Hairspray Live castmates talked about the relevance of their show in the Los Angeles Daily News!

Check out the newest video from Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos)!

The pre-Broadway dates for Frozen are set! Find out more details on Playbill.com.

Watch the full Newsboys Variety Show from last night featuring several Newsies alumni!

Leon C. Outlaw Jr. (Motown) will guest star on “Blue Bloods” this Friday! Get more information:


Congratulations to Ellie Kim (Dream Street), who recently made her official Broadway debut in School of Rock!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, The Lion King, Hairspray Live, Falsettos, Waitress, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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