Congratulations to JJ Batteast (Motown tour, The Lion King tour) and Leon C. Outlaw Jr. (Motown tour), who will both make their Broadway debuts as Young Berry Gordy/Stevie Wonder/Michael Jackson in the Broadway return of Motown! Get more information on Playbill.com.
Here’s the trailer for “Little Miss Perfect,” featuring Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot)!
Watch Nathaniel Cullors (Motown) on “Little Big Shots” below–skip to 29:55 to see his part!
Tonight, Baylee Littrell (Disaster!) will sing with his dad, Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell! Get more information in the post below:
Also, check out Baylee in a PSA for New Yorkers to Prepare for Disaster in the video below:
This year’s Stars in the Alley will take place on June 3rd! Get more information on Playbill.com.
Watch the first Tuck Everlasting Broadway.com vlog HERE!
Watch Sophia Gennusa (Matilda, Doctor Zhivago) on “Limitless” on CBS.com!
Check out Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) guest starring on “Saturday Night Live” this past weekend!
Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street) has booked a BarkBox commercial! Check out her pictures from the shoot below:
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, School of Rock, Disaster!, The King and I, Les Miserables, and Tuck Everlasting!
Happy belated birthday to Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet)! We hope you had a great day!
Also, happy Halloween, everyone! We hope you had a fun and safe night!
We have video of Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) on Fox 61 News, speaking about Heart to Heart! Check it out below, and read the article HERE!
A Room Of My Own will open Off-Broadway at the Abingdon Theatre Company on March 2, 2016! Get more information on Playbill.com.
First Daughter Suite has extended its run through November 22nd! Congrats to the whole company. Get more information on TheaterMania.com!
Want to keep up with YBAN alumni like Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) and Joshua Colley (Newsies, Les Miserables), who are starting their national tour journeys? Follow Kids on Tour’s Facebook page HERE!
Check out this interview from the launch event for Kids’ Night on Broadway with the Matildas of Matilda!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Les Miserables, Fun Home, Matilda, The Lion King, and School of Rock!
Happy Trails to Athan Sporek, who ended his run as Gavroche in Les Miserables today, and to Sam Poon, who ended his run as a swing in The King and I today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!
Congratulations to Isabela Moner (Evita), who is releasing an album called Stopping Time on September 18th! You can pre-order your copy HERE.
Olivia Chun, Christie Kim, and Ethan Halford Holder of The King and I were interviewed for Lincoln Center Theater’s blog! Check out the article on LCT.org.
Congratulations to Timothy TV Cao (Matilda), who has booked a television pilot!
Here is a video of Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) performing the National Anthem at the recent Giants/Jets game!
Check out these rehearsal pictures from Lyrics for Life, featuring kids from Dream Street, Matilda, The Sound of Music LIVE, and more–and YBAN’s Emily Lang!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, The King and I, Finding Neverland, Les Miserables, Matilda, and Fun Home!
It was announced today that Doctor Zhivago will close on May 10, 2015. Go see it while you can and support Ashley Brooke, Sophia Gennusa, Jonah Halperin, Ava-Riley Miles, and the rest of the cast! Get more information about the closing on TheaterMania.com.
Kylie Myers, the 12-year-old girl of Smiley for Kylie who had Broadway dreams, passed away in February after her battle with cancer. Recently, she made her Broadway debut in a powerful PSA that played on an electronic billboard in Times Square. Please check out the video below and share!
Jon Viktor Corpuz (The King and I) and Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark) will both make their 54 Below solo debuts in the coming months! Jon’s is scheduled for June 15th, and you can get tickets HERE. Rachel’s will be on July 26th, and you can get tickets HERE. Make sure to catch them if you can–we are sure they will both be great!
Grayson Taylor (New York Spring Spectacular) now has a Facebook page! Check it out and like his page HERE!
The Lion King will take part in Family Day OUT! Get more information on Playbill.com.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Iowa, Fun Home, Matilda, Annie, The King and I, and New York Spring Spectacular!
PHotobooth session! Have we mentioned how much we love this #IowaPH cast?
Judah Bellamy (Matilda, The Lion King) and Ashton Woerz (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) are both featured in Nickelodeon’s new web series “Hall Stars”! Check out the pilot on Nick.com to support Judah and Ashton and their castmates!
Judah Bellamy is also featured in an Amazon pilot called “Just Add Magic”! Amazon’s 2015 pilot season is here! Every year, Amazon introduces new pilots to its audience. Over the next four weeks, their audience (YOU!) is then invited to watch, rate, and review each pilot to determine which one will get picked up for a full series. The pilot is described as: “Kelly Quinn and her two BFFs, Darbie and Hannah, stumble upon her grandmother’s mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes. When the Shut’em Up Shortcake silences Kelly’s pesky little brother and the Healing Hazelnut Tart heals Darbie’s ankle, the girls discover they have the power of magic.” Please go watch on Amazon.com and support Judah!
Check out this video of K’Lynn Jackman‘s (The Lion King) latest interview!
Also, check out K’Lynn’s pictures from the interview!
More big news: the Oscar nominations were announced today, and “Into the Woods” (featuring Lilla Crawford of Annie and Billy Elliot) and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (featuring Gabriel Rush of Billy Elliot) both scored nominations! Check out the full list on BroadwayWorld.com!
Check out a “throwback video” from when the kids of Matilda Skyped with astronauts in 2013 on BBC.com!
And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, The King and I, Kinky Boots, and Les Miserables!
Oona Laurence‘s (Matilda) episode of “Law and Order: SVU” will air on November 5th at 9pm, not tomorrow! Sorry for the confusion!
And here are pictures from the kids of Peter Pan LIVE, Number the Stars, and Broadway Kids Care!
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