Happy Opening to the company of Medea at BAM! Break a leg, everyone!
YBAN founder Lindsay had a great time seeing Tina last night and meeting Gloria Manning, Skye Turner, and Antonio Watson at the stage door!
Blue, originally scheduled to play Broadway, will now play the Apollo Theater! The production is holding Equity Principal Auditions on 2.17.20, 2.18.20, and 2.19.20. Get advice on attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.
Trevor will open at Stage 42 on April 21st! Get more details on Playbill.com.
Here’s the trailer for “10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up,” featuring Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE)! The movie arrives in select theaters and VOD on February 21st.
Check out this throwback to Broadway kids and alumni doing a panel at BroadwayCon back in 2017!
And here are videos from Dear Evan Hansen and Sing Street!
YBAN’s Lindsay talked to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) ahead of tonight’s premiere of his new CBS show “Me, Myself & I” and the release of his new film “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women”! Read the interview HERE.
Devin Trey Campbell will depart Kinky Boots on October 22nd! Go see him before then if you can!
“Little Boxes,” starring alumni Oona Laurence (Matilda), Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots), and Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), is coming to theaters! Get more details on Deadline.com.
The pre-Broadway tryout of Trevor: The Musical, which will feature a predominantly teen cast, will bow this fall at the Writers Theatre in Glencoe! Get more information on ChicagoTribune.com.
Watch the trailer for the next American Girl Story, featuring Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine), on EW.com!
Assassins and Really Rosie are coming to Off-Broadway with Encores! this summer! Get more details on Playbill.com.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sunday in the Park with George, Amelie, Waitress, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and BroadwayCon!
Congratulations to Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Jim Kaplan (The King and I), and Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), who have all joined the national tour of Matilda! Gabby returns to the role of Matilda, which she played in the original cast of the US Tour, while Jim will play Eric and Greg, who was a swing in the Broadway cast, will play Tommy!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, Waitress, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, The Lion King, and Anastasia!
Congratulations to Audrey Bennett (The Sound of Music tour), who has joined the cast of Amelie as the standby for Young Amelie! She will perform one show a week and stand by during all the other shows. Audrey makes her Broadway debut in the show!
Four of our alumni have been nominated for Young Entertainer Awards! Check out the full list of nominations HERE, and see the list of our alumni below:
Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), Best Supporting Young Actor in an Independent or Film Festival Feature Film for “No Letting Go”
Isabela Moner (Evita), Best Young Ensemble Cast – Feature Film for “Middle School”
Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Best Young Ensemble Cast – TV Series for “Stranger Things”
Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Best Young Ensemble Cast – TV Series for “Stranger Things
Enter now on TicketCentral.com to win $5 tickets to the first preview of The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons!
EPAs for Broadway’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are coming up! Get more details on Playbill.com.
Tonight is Broadway Against Bullying at 54 Below, featuring the Shapiro Sisters, Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, Grinch) and Milly Shapiro (Charlie Brown, Matilda), and Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita)! Get details HERE.
Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) has launched her own cooking show! Watch her first episode:
Here’s your first look at Season 2 of “Stranger Things,” with our alumni Gaten and Caleb!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, and Anastasia!
Be on the lookout for a “Stranger Things” teaser, featuring alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), during the Super Bowl tonight!
Here’s Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) and Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars) singing “When I Grow Up” with their castmate from the Annie national tour Heidi Gray!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Annie, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, and On Your Feet!
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