Young Broadway Actor News Hosting 10th Anniversary Online Concert, Eleanor Koski Livestreaming on (YOUNG)’s Instagram Account Today, and more!

We are presenting an online concert in honor of our 10th anniversary on April 13th (our birthday) at 7pm EST / 4pm PST on YouTube, to benefit The Actors Fund and their COVID-19 relief resources! More details coming soon. #YoungBway10

In 2012, we welcomed shows like Annie, Newsies, Once, and A Christmas Story!

And 2013 was packed with shows like Matilda, Kinky Boots, Big Fish, and Pippin!

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables, “God Friended Me”) livestreamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier tonight!

Here’s a new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor), featuring Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire), and Anya Jimenez!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Bedwetter, The Lion King, Flying Over Sunset, and more!








Zoe Glick Cast in UNKNOWN SOLDIER at Playwrights Horizons, Best Broadway Plays and Musicals of the Decade Lists from TheaterMania, and more!

Zoe Glick (Frozen) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons! Read the full cast announcement HERE.

Congrats to Waitress, Once, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway musicals of the decade list; and to What the Constitution Means to Me, The Ferryman, and The Inheritance, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway plays of the decade list!

Also, congratulations to Kinky Boots and The Lion King, which are both among the highest-grossing Broadway shows of the decade! Check out the full list on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sing Street, A Christmas Carol, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress, as well as Young Broadway Actor News’ Top 9 Instagram posts of 2019!









Andrew Barth Feldman to Depart DEAR EVAN HANSEN in January, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY to Move to the York Theatre Company, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman will play his final performance of Dear Evan Hansen on January 26th. Go see him before then if you can!

Forbidden Broadway will move to the York Theatre Company! Get more details HERE.

What the Constitution Means to Me and The Inheritance made Time’s Best Theater Performances of 2019 list, while Make Believe was included on The New York Times’s Best Theater of 2019 list!

Watch Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie) sing “Not for the Life of Me” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Here’s Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) singing “Suddenly Seymour” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Congrats to Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris), who appeared on a recent episode of the TV series “Tricked”!

Earlier this week, Presley Ryan performed “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway Under the Stars, a free event at The Shops at Columbus Circle!

YBAN has created a playlist of holiday songs from musicals like Elf and A Christmas Story, tracks from “Carols for a Cure” and “The Holiday Star Experience,” and singles/EPs released by the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway! We’ll be updating it throughout the season. Give a listen HERE!

“Sunny Side Up,” with Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), has arrived on Brat TV!

Congrats to Dayton Tavares (Billy Elliot), who has been cast in Magic Mike Live, which will open in Melbourne in May 2020 and then tour through Australia!

Here’s a sneak peek of Suri Marrero (Frozen) in “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”!

The Seattle run of Mrs. Doubtfire has extended through January 4th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Emerson Steele (Violet) is producing a show at 54 Below called “I Am Woman”! It will take place on February 23rd. Get tickets HERE!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) is on the cover of Visual Tales Magazine!

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The newest episode of the podcast “Little Known Facts” features Ella Rubin (The Rose Tattoo)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s a peek at “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” with alum Jenna Weir (Frozen), coming to Amazon Prime on December 6th and PBS Kids on December 7th!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) sang the National Anthem for a recent Knicks game over the weekend!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, A Christmas Carol, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!






Mikee Castillo’s Birthday, Olivia Fanders to Guest Star on “Happy” on Syfy Tomorrow, and more!

Happy birthday to Mikee Castillo (The Lion King), who celebrated her birthday over the weekend! We hope you had a great day, Mikee!

Tomorrow, catch Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess) guest starring on “Happy” at 10pm on Syfy!

Milly Shapiro (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) will star in her own cabaret at The Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Waitress, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, and “A Time To Rock” at The Green Room 42!

Preview Videos of BEETLEJUICE, KINKY BOOTS Celebrates Its Final Kids’ Night On Broadway with Young Charlie & Young Lola Reunion, and more!

Watch Sophia Anne Caruso preview Beetlejuice in Broadway.com’s Spring Preview below, as well as another glimpse at the show including interviews with the cast:

Here are some highlights from Kids’ Night On Broadway at Kinky Boots: several former Young Charlies and Young Lolas reunited in honor of the show’s final KNOB!

The Music Man is returning to Broadway starring Hugh Jackman! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Did you attend the Women’s Day on Broadway event today, featuring Heidi Schreck with Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams of What the Constitution Means to Me? Get more details on WomenOfBroadway.com.

Congratulations to Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), who guest starred on an episode of “Bizaardvark”!

And here are pictures from the kids of Waitress, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, What the Constitution Means to Me, and The Ferryman!






“Dancing with the Stars Juniors” and “Stranger Things” Up for Kids’ Choice Awards, “Now & Then” Performance Videos Now On YouTube, and more!

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You can vote for “Dancing with the Stars Juniors,” with Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live), and “Stranger Things,” with Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), in the 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards! Vote HERE.

All performances from the recent “Now & Then” concert, featuring current Broadway kids and former Broadway kids now all-grown-up, are available on YouTube! Check out the full playlist HERE.

Benjamin Harding (Matilda) is appearing in Urinetown at Chamblee Charter High School in Chamblee, GA, next week! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Dear Evan Hansen, and What the Constitution Means to Me!






Alessandra Baldacchino to Play Small Alison in FUN HOME National Tour, Zoe Manarel to Depart MATILDA, and more!

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Congratulations to Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), who has announced that she will play Small Alison in the national tour of Fun Home! Check out her post below:

Zoe Manarel (A Little Princess) announced that she will take her final bow as Lavender in Matilda on September 4th! Go see her while you can!

After almost 14 months with Matilda I will be taking my final bow on Sunday September 4th- The past year will be one I will never forget, it has been an amazing learning and growing experience that a kid my age usually doesn't get. I will always be grateful for the opportunity and all It has taught me. I am so lucky to have worked with such talented people and have made so many life long friends and was lucky enough to gain some amazing Matilda / Lavender fans along the way too !!!! Best of all , I have the most amazing memories that I will cherish forever and they are all stored in a special place in my heart… right next to my Matilda Family – xoxo "life is a performance, earn an ovation" photo creds: @johnmarajr #onceamaggotalwaysamaggot #mightymaggots #lavenderpower #matildathemusical #iwillmissyou #onwardandupward

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Go see Shahadi Wright Joseph (The Lion King) before she departs the company of School of Rock on September 18th!

Mehret Marsh (The Lion King) designed a pin for the Actors Fund’s Ziggy Bear, and her pin was presented at the recent Actors Fund performance of The Lion King! Check out pictures of the casts of The Lion King and New York Spectacular celebrating below:

Watch Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and Gianna Harris (School of Rock) cover “Creep”!

Check out more footage from the Ragtime concert on Ellis Island on Broadway.com!

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

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CAMP ROLLING HILLS, THE GOLD, and TINK! Win NYMF Awards, RAGTIME on Ellis Island May Get a Full Production, and more!

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Congratulations to Camp Rolling Hills, The Gold, and Tink! on their New York Musical Festival awards! Check out the full list HERE.

The recent concert of Ragtime on Ellis Island may get a full-scale production in 2017! Get more details about it on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out video highlights from the concert on TheaterMania.com!

Congratulations to Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins, The People in the Picture), whose film “Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket” is out now on DVD, iTunes, Amazon, and on-demand! Find out more in her Instagram post below:

Be sure to check out #AnnabelleHooper on August 9th!! iTunes, Amazon, on demand etc. 🙂

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Les Miserables, On Your Feet, Fun Home, Matilda, Motown, and Waitress!


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Raghav Mehrotra’s Birthday, MISS SAIGON To Be Revived on Broadway, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Raghav Mehrotra (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Raghav! And check out Raghav drumming in the video below!

The Broadway revival of Miss Saigon will open in March 2017! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Auditions for the tour of Matilda are happening in New York City this month! Get more information on NoraBrennanCasting.com.

Watch Jeremy Todd Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) make another appearance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on CBS.com!

Watch rehearsal footage from Holiday Inn on TheaterMania.com, and check out photo coverage from press day on BroadwayWorld.com!

Win tickets to the upcoming concert of Ragtime on Ellis Island via a lottery! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Check out pictures of the cast of She Loves Me celebrating their cast album release at Barnes & Noble on BroadwayWorld.com!

Read another article about “Stranger Things,” featuring Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), on DazedDigital.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Gold, Camp Rolling Hills, Matilda, School of Rock, Waitress, Falsettos, On Your Feet, and Trip of Love!


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MATILDA to Close in January 2017, WAITRESS to Get a Cast Album This Summer, and more!

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Matilda will close on Broadway on New Year’s Day (January 1) 2017. Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Waitress will get a cast album this summer! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out the kids of Fun Home rehearsing with Rebecca Luker in an article on Playbill.com!

“High School Musical 4” is casting teens ages 14-17! Find out more on Playbill.com.

New York Live went backstage at Matilda! Watch the video below:

Here’s the closing number from the “When I Grow Up” cabaret presented earlier this month!

The kids of Matilda, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, and more learned how to ballroom dance in this video!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) will appear on News 12 Long Island for her song “Free 2 Love”! More details coming soon, and check out Alexa’s post below for more info:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, Finding Neverland, Disaster!, Matilda, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!


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