Grace Capeless to Join THE LION KING, Sophie Knapp on “Shimmer and Shine,” and more!

Congratulations to Grace Capeless (Matilda, A Christmas Story), who has started rehearsals to play Young Nala in The Lion King! She will be making her debut very soon. Check out her pictures below!

We have a ton of alumni doing super cool things this week!

Congrats to Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), who appeared on Nick Jr.’s “Shimmer and Shine” this week!

Congrats to Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), who recently filmed a GE Appliances commercial!

Congrats to Isaiah D. Negron (The Lion King), who was a co-star on an episode of “Shades of Blue” recently!

The cast of Finding Neverland will perform at Grand Central Terminal between 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm on Thursday, August 27th, as part of Life’s a Picnic at Grand Central’s “Broadway Hour”!

In case you missed it, you can see lots of fun pictures from the #BwayBackToSchool photoshoot with the kids of Broadway on Playbill.com!

School of Rock, The Color Purple, On Your Feet, Fiddler on the Roof, and lots of other shows are featured on BuzzFeed! Check it out HERE.

The kids of School of Rock are featured in USA Today! Read the article HERE.

View the full video of Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland) performing the National Anthem at the New York Giants game below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, The King and I, Matilda, and Kinky Boots!



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Broadway Kids in Broadway Barks, Stars 4 Foster Youth, and more!

Sydney Lucas Broadway kids to take part in Broadway Barks on July 11th in Shubert Alley from 3-6:30pm! This annual event helps to find homes for dogs and cats with the help of some Broadway actors and actresses. Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Tori Feinstein (Matilda), and Tori Murray (Ruthless!) will all make an appearance for a good cause. More details can be found at TheatreMania.com.

The kids of Les Miserables, Annie, King and I, and more performed at last night’s Stars 4 Foster Youth event. Also in attendance were Seth Rudetsky and Megan Hilty. Pictures can be found at Cole Bullock’s FB fan page. Also, the kids of Finding Neverland, Matilda, and The Lion King attended the Jimmy Awards last night which honored the best in high school theatre. Photo coverage can be found at BroadwayWorld.com and K’Lynn Jackman’s FB Fan Page!

The cast of Newsies to reunite at 54 Below on August 24th, the one-year anniversary of the production’s closing. Announced to perform are Joshua Colley, Andy Richardson, Zachary Unger, and more. Get the full details at 54Below.com!

Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has a couple projects coming up! Right now, she can be seen in “Sometimes Gay Means Happy” at Planet Connection Theatre Festivity now through July. She will also appear in the Twilight Saga short “Consumed” next week! Go Alyssa! We’re so proud of you!

Finding Neverland released a music video for “When Your Feet Don’t Touch the Ground” feat. Aidan Gemme! Pre-order the album now and get an immediate download of the song. Watch the video via Yahoo below!

Broadway has a different schedule this week due to the 4th of July. View a full schedule of our featured shows at our Performance Schedule page!

Wanna produce your own production of Fun Home? The performance rights for Fun Home have been bought by Samuel French, Inc. You can purchase an acting edition of the play (with rights to come later at a date TBA) over at SamuelFrench.com.

Dream Street rehearsals are now underway! Take a look at DreamStreetNYC.com for rehearsal photos and watch a sneak peek below!

And here are more pictures from the kids of On Your Feet, Matilda, Fun Home, Dream Street, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, Finding Neverland, The King and I, and Three Days to See!


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Rachel Resheff at “Broadway Sings for Pride,” Behind-The-Scenes Footage of KINKY BOOTS Commercial, and more!

First, we want to wish a Happy Father’s Day to all the great dads out there, with a special shout-out to the dads of all the Broadway kids who help make their kids’ dreams possible!

Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark) will sing at “Broadway Sings for Pride” tomorrow! Get more information on BroadwaySingsForPride.com!

Check out behind-the-scenes footage from the Kinky Boots commercial shoot below!

Check out photo coverage from Lilla Crawford‘s (Annie, Billy Elliot) most recent workshop at A Class Act NY on BroadwayWorld.com!

“Ring of Keys” from Fun Home and “Circle of Life” from The Lion King are two of New York’s biggest showstopping numbers right now, according to Time Out New York! Check out the full list on TimeOut.com!

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Emerson Steele (Violet) are both quoted about their dads in a Father’s Day slideshow on Playbill.com! They are both pictured, as well as Jake Lucas (The King and I)! Check it out on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Ruthless!, Fun Home, Matilda, On Your Feet, and The King and I!

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Alexa Shae Niziak’s Birthday, “Bridge of Spies” First Trailer, and more!

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Happy Birthday to Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda)! We hope you had a great day.

The first trailer for “Bridge of Spies” is out now! The Steven Spielberg film will feature Victoria Leigh (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Hayley Feinstein (A Little Princess), and Jillian Lebling (Once). Watch below! The film will be released on Oct. 16:

A new article from the Radio City Christmas Spectacular auditions is now up on the New York Spring Spectacular website. Take a look at NewYorkSpringSpectacular.com.

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) shared her secret talents with Playbill.com in this new feature article! Check it out.

And here are more pictures from the kids of Fun Home, The King and I, On Your Feet, and Kinky Boots!


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Henry Kelemen in GHOST STORIES, BJ Covington in LION KING National Tour, and more!

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Congrats to Henry Kelemen (Our New Girl) whose newest Off-Broadway show Ghost Stories opened this week! Check out photos from the show on Broadway.com.

Congratulations also to BJ Covington (last year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who will play Young Simba in the national tour of The Lion King!

The release date for the cast album of Finding Neverland has been pushed back to July 17th, 2015! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Savvy Crawford (A Little Princess) appears in Madonna’s newest music video! You can watch it below. (Warning: some mature content!)

Congratulations to Graham Montgomery on his one-year anniversary at Kinky Boots!

Grayson Taylor (New York Spring Spectacular) will guest star on “Royal Pains” as Sam! Congrats, Grayson! We will let you know when he will be on the show as soon as possible.

Be sure to catch John Babbo and J.D. Rodriguez (A Christmas Story) on the new Netflix series “Sense8”!

There are new productions shots from Les Miserables featuring Athan Sporek! Check them out on Playbill.com.

Lots of Broadway kids will sing with Megan Hilty at Voices for the Voiceless: Stars for Foster Kids on June 29th! Get more information at YouGottaBelieve.org, and check out a rehearsal picture below:

Congratulations to Gabriella Pizzolo (Matilda) who went on as John at Fun Home last night!

This year’s Broadway Flea Market will be held on September 27th, 2015! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Check out this sneak peek at the next episode of “American Odyssey” featuring Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, The King and I, Kinky Boots, Ruthless!, On Your Feet, Les Miserables, Finding Neverland, Matilda, and Fish in the Dark!


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ON YOUR FEET’s New Cast Member, New SCHOOL OF ROCK Interviews, and more!

Eduardo HernandezPlease welcome to the company of On Your FeetEduardo Hernandez! He will be playing Little Emilio. Preview for the Broadway production begin October 5th!

New interviews from the kids of School of Rock are now on TheaterMania.com. Take a look below!

Photo coverage from Liberty‘s cast album release party is now on BroadwayWorld.com. Check it out!

Congratulations to Ryan Quigley (The Winslow Boy) who has booked a voiceover for Discover Student Loans! We’ll let you know when it starts airing.

And here are more pictures from the kids of Matilda, The King and I, School of Rock, Fun Home, Ruthless!, The Audience, and On Your Feet!


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PAINTED ROCKS… Closes, Oona Laurence in “Orange Is The New Black,” and more!

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Congratulations to Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King) and the company of The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, which closed today, on a great run!

Oona Laurence (Matilda) appears in Season 3 Episode 10 of “Orange is the New Black” as 10-year-old Tiffany! Congrats, Oona–we can’t wait to watch it! Check out a picture from the episode below:

Check out Isabella Burke (School of Rock) opening for Shoshana Bean of Wicked in Honolulu, Hawaii, in the video below!

The Liberty cast album celebration at 54 Below was tonight! Get more information on 54Below.com.

Use the discount code 54FAMILY for upcoming 54 Below shows!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, Matilda, On Your Feet, and Les Miserables!

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Tony Awards Tonight, “100 Things To Do Before High School” Premiere, and more!

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First and foremost, we want to wish broken legs to all of tonight’s performers and nominees in the 2015 Tony Awards! We can’t wait to watch! And a special shoutout to Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), nominated for Best Performance By An Actress In a Featured Role In a Musical! Sydney will also be performing “Ring of Keys” tonight. Keep an eye on our Twitter account, @YoungBwayNews, for live tweets during the Tonys!

Also, wishing a belated happy birthday to YBAN’s Lindsay, whose birthday was yesterday!

Last night, “100 Things To Do Before High School” premiered at 8:30 pm on Nick, featuring Isabela Moner (Evita)! Congrats, Isabela!

Congratulations to Maya Jade Frank (Evita, A Little Princess), who has booked a guest starring role on a TV series!

Fish in the Dark now has a rush policy! Get more information on TheaterMania.com!

Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!), Jonah Halperin (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda, Kinky Boots), and Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) will be at the book launch for “Stagestruck”! Get more information in the post below:

Ethan Halford Holder (The King and I) appears in an “Uptown Funk” battle between The King and I and On The Town! Watch it below or on Playbill.com!

Check out Sydney Lucas‘s (Fun Home) interviews with KidVuz and with Julie James of Stage17.tv below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, The King and I, Matilda, Fun Home, On Your Feet, Finding Neverland, The Lion King, Violet, Annie, Little Miss Sunshine, and Kinky Boots!


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THE KING AND I Cast Album Out Now, Caleb McLaughlin on “What Would You Do?”, and more!

First, we wanted to say we had an amazing time at Cabaret for a Cause on Monday night! We have a special post coming soon with pictures from the event. Stay tuned!

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The King and I cast album is now available on iTunes! Get it over HERE.

The Matilda girls performed on Good Day New York this morning and we have video! Take a look below:

Caleb McLaughlin‘s (Painted Rocks…) episode of “What Would You Do?” will air this Friday at 9pm on ABC. A special sneak preview can be seen below!

Attention all those local to Dobbs Ferry, NY! Zachary Unger (Newsies) will sing and play guitar at Back Yard stage on June 6th at 1pm! Take a look at the official FB event page for the RiverArts Music Tour for more details.

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) was interviewed along with her castmates Michael Cerveris and Beth Malone to talk about the Tony nomination day and their show. Watch below!

Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) is raising money for her next music video! Go check out her GoFundMe.com page for more details and to donate.

And lastly, Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) accepted her Theatre World Award for her Broadway debut in Fun Home! You can find those pictures (and more pictures from the kids of The King and I, Matilda, The Lion King, and On Your Feet) below:

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THE COLOR PURPLE To Open in December, FUN HOME Kids on “The View”, and more!

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The Color Purple will begin previews at the Broadway Theater on November 9th with an opening night set for December 3rd. Casting is TBA!

The Fun Home kids will perform on “The View” tomorrow on ABC! Check your local listings. We’ll have a clip up later that day!

Congratulations to Nicholas Jenkins (Off-Bway’s Waiting for Godot) who has recently joined the national tour of Kinky Boots as the Young Lola s/b. Go see the show if you can!

Doctor Zhivago will get a cast album! The musical will record a cast album soon with a release date set for July 31st. More details can be found at TheatreMania.com.

Stars in the Alley occured today and we have a bunch of pictures and video from that – along with the kids of Matilda, Fun Home, On Your Feet, The Lion King, and Les Miserables – below!


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