YBAN at OF THE SEA at Access Theater, (YOUNG) Returns to The Green Room 42 Tonight, and more!

YBAN staff member Emily and I saw last night’s performance of Of the Sea at the Access Theater in New York City, featuring Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, A Christmas Story, The Thing With Feathers, Women Without Men, The Mother of Invention) and Zoe Wilson (The Pill, Eco Village, Three Days to See, Play Like a Winner)! Find out more about the show HERE.

Tonight, (YOUNG) returns to The Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE.

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









Aliya Ramey’s Birthday, MOJADA Extends through August 18, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Aliya “Jo” Ramey (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day, Aliya!

Mojada has extended its run at the Public Theater through August 18th!

Congratulations to alum Maxwell Vice (Runaways), who will appear in the upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story!

The teens of Beetlejuice, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Dear Evan Hansen spoke to Playbill.com about what it’s like being on Broadway as a teenager!

Broadway alum Sam Poon (Macbeth, The King and I, Runaways) has released a new single called “ORANGE-ADE,” now on all streaming platforms!

The Broadway Star Project now has a podcast, co-hosted by Carly Gendell (School of Rock)!

The kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are collecting school supplies for those in need! Get more details here:

Check out these photos from the kids of Frozen!




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THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Closes at Atlantic Theater Company, ONE GIANT LEAP Reading with Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams Tonight, and more!

Happy Trails to Elizabeth Teeter, alum Brett Gray, and the company of The Secret Life of Bees, which played its final performance at Atlantic Theater Company today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

Tonight is the reading of One Giant Leap, featuring Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams of What the Constitution Means to Me! Watch the livestream HERE. Also, full video from the episode of “Google Talks” featuring What the Constitution Means to Me will arrive soon!

YBAN founder Lindsay had a wonderful time seeing Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) in Once Upon A Mattress on Friday night! You can catch Hannah recurring on this season of HBO’s “Euphoria,” and her next episode is airing tonight!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) will perform in Atlantic City next week as part of Broadway on the Boardwalk, at 8pm at Kennedy Plaza! Get more details HERE. And check out videos of Sophia performing “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” at Broadway in Bryant Park below:

“Now & Then,” presented by Growing Up Broadway, took place last night at 54 Below! Video to come. Get more details on 54Below.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Frozen, Beetlejuice, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!










“All Together Now” Performs at 54 Below Tonight, Avery Watson to Play Clara in RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

Tonight, kids from School of Rock, Les Miserables, and more will join many other Broadway stars at 54 Below for “All Together Now,” a celebration of Broadway’s best group numbers! Get tickets HERE.

Congratulations to Avery Watson, who will play Clara in Radio City Christmas Spectacular this year!

Get a first look at Off-Broadway’s Not Even The Good Things with Serena Parrish on BroadwayWorld.com!

What the Constitution Means to Me has recouped its investment! Get more details HERE.

Tickets for Betrayal are on sale now! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Congrats to Olivia Alboher (Billy Elliot), who auditioned for “So You Think You Can Dance” and made it to The Academy, which airs tonight on Fox! Check out her audition:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Waitress!






LADYSHIP Closes Off-Broadway, Pictures from FROZEN, and more!

Happy Trails to Noelle Hogan and the company of Ladyship Off-Broadway! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Noelle!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Ladyship, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Waitress!









Shows Cancelled Due to Midtown Blackout, Pictures from CURSED CHILD, and more!

A number of Broadway shows cancelled their performances for this evening due to a blackout in Midtown. Please contact your point of purchase for refunds or exchanges! Get more details on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Frozen, The Secret Life of Bees, and Waitress!










Elliana Walmsley to Play Clara in RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, Sophia Anne Caruso Receives Sardi’s Portrait, and more!

Congratulations to “Dance Moms” star Elliana Walmsley, who will play Clara in Radio City Christmas Spectacular this holiday season!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) received a Sardi’s portrait this week! Check out pictures on Playbill.com, and watch a clip of her performing “Beautiful Sound” here:

Caroline Basu (School of Rock) performed “I Hate Men” at 54 Below as part of Growing Up Broadway’s event “Switched”!

Check out production photos from Ladyship on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Waitress, Frozen, and Ladyship!









Sophia Anne Caruso’s Birthday; Shereen Pimentel, Ben Cook, and Jacob Guzman Cast in WEST SIDE STORY Revival, and more!

Happy birthday to Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice)! We hope you had a great day, Sophia!

Congratulations to alumni Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), and Jacob Guzman (Newsies), who have been cast in the upcoming West Side Story revival! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out these videos from the most recent Growing Up Broadway event, “Switched,” at 54 Below!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, Waitress, and Ladyship!





“Stranger Things” Season 3 Out On Netflix as of Yesterday, Additionally Featuring Gabriella Pizzolo; Raghav Mehrotra to Appear on “Late Night with Seth Meyers”; and more!

We hope everyone had a great time celebrating the 4th of July yesterday!

As of yesterday, Season 3 of “Stranger Things” is now on Netflix! In addition to the previously announced Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) and series regulars 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), alum Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) also appears on this season!

Tune in to “Late Night with Seth Meyers” to see Raghav Mehrotra (School of Rock) sit in with the 8G Band from July 15-18!

Check out production photos from Mojada at the Public Theater on TheaterMania.com!

Broadway alum and “Stranger Things” star Caleb McLaughlin is releasing original music! Find out more in his interview with WWD.

Jenna Weir (Frozen) has finished filming a new Hallmark movie, due to arrive around the holidays!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Ferryman, Frozen, and “(YOUNG)” at The Green Room 42!












ALL MY SONS Closes, Matilda Lawler to Star in Disney+ Film “Flora & Ulysses,” and more!

Happy Trails to Alexander Bello, Monte Greene, and the cast of All My Sons, which closed yesterday. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you both!

Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman) will star in the upcoming Disney+ film “Flora & Ulysses”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Former Broadway kid Eamon Foley (Everyday Rapture, 13, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Assassins, Gypsy) choreographed a music video featuring Trent Kowalik (Billy Elliot) and inspired by Everyday Rapture to celebrate Pride Month! Watch now on Playbill.com.

The cast of The Secret Life of Bees performed a few songs at the Guggenheim in New York City!

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) recently performed at a JoJo Siwa concert alongside her “Dance Moms” castmates!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, Waitress, “(YOUNG)” at The Green Room 42, The Ferryman, Frozen, “Switched” at 54 Below, Dear Evan Hansen, and All My Sons!