YBAN at A BRONX TALE and CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Pictures from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Our founder Lindsay saw A Bronx Tale this afternoon and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tonight! Here are some of her pictures:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Anastasia, On Your Feet, Waitress, Kinky Boots, and A Bronx Tale!

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Jacob Guzman Joins HAMILTON Tour, Lilyana Cornell Joins EVERYBODY at Signature Theatre, and more!

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Alum Jacob Guzman (Newsies) is heading out on the national tour of Hamilton! Congrats, Jacob! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables) has joined the cast of Everybody, Off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre! Get more details about the production HERE.

The lineup for Broadway Kidz Backwards at 54 Below has been announced! Find out more on Playbill.com.

In the video below, the School of Rock kids talked with the American Theatre Wing about what it’s like to be “in the band”!

Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street), pictured below playing the title role in KOTA’s Madeline’s Christmas, has filmed a Dunkin’ Donuts commercial!

Here’s a teaser trailer for “Nella the Princess Knight,” starring Akira Golz (Matilda) in the title role! The series premieres on February 6th at 10am!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Falsettos, Kinky Boots, Waitress, and On Your Feet!

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“Stranger Things” Up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series, Broadway Shines on GMA Today, and more!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and the cast of “Stranger Things” are up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series at the SAG Awards! Congratulations! Check out a clip of Gaten, Caleb, and some of their castmates celebrating:

This morning at 8:30am, lots of Broadway kids appeared on “Good Morning America” with Broadway Shines for their annual coat drive! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

A Day by the Sea is on the Wall Street Journal’s Best Theater of 2016 list! Check out the full list on WSJ.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) and her dad appear in this sweet video for The Scene!

Watch video from Broadway Sessions featuring the boys of Radio City Christmas Spectacular below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) took part in the music video “Y Sentirás Mi Amor”! Watch it here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Waitress, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and more!

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Amadi Chapata’s Birthday, New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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Happy birthday to Amadi Chapata (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Amadi!

Congratulations to Ruth Righi and Sammy Ramirez, who both make their Broadway debuts in School of Rock! Find out more:


Yassssssss!!!! So pumped to be apart of the sor fam!!!!! I had the best opening night and will never forget it

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Lots of Broadway kids will appear on “Good Morning America” tomorrow morning at 8:30am with Broadway Shines as a part of GMA’s Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Drive! The coat drive ambassadors include alumni Makenzi Rae Fischbach (Billy Elliot), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), and Mary Stewart Sullivan (Enron, A Little Princess). Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet), Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) are also confirmed to be appearing tomorrow. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s the newest trailer for “The Son,” which features Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)!


Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) has joined the staged reading of Once On This Island! She will play Little Ti Moune. Get more details:

Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street) has booked the pilot of “Jambo’s Journey”! She will play the role of Sophia. Find out more:


The kids of School of Rock and Kinky Boots met Bruno Mars and Kevin Costner recently! Check out the pictures on Playbill.com.

The cast of Falsettos will live stream their cast album listening party! Get more information:


Sunday in the Park with George is coming back to Broadway! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Watch the episode of “Blue Bloods” that features Julian Silva (The Lion King) and Leon C. Outlaw Jr. (Motown) on CBS.com!

“Christmas All Over Again,” featuring Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), is out now! Here’s a trailer:

Here’s video of Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) performing at Madison Square Garden!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Hairspray Live, School of Rock, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and Fiddler on the Roof!

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Shahadi Wright Joseph’s EP Out Today, Brandon Niederauer on Good Day New York, and more!

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Shahadi Wright Joseph’s (Hairspray Live) holiday EP is out now! You can get it on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and cdBaby! Also, NBC released pictures from last night’s broadcast of Hairspray Live and you can view them at Playbill.com. And if you missed the broadcast or want to watch it again, you can watch it in its entirety below as well as watch highlights feat. Shahadi!

 

Last night NBC gave us a sneak peek at their next live musical Bye Bye Birdie! You can watch the teaser HERE.

Congrats to Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) who performed on both Good Day New York and at the Iridium today! We’re looking for clips from both so stay tuned!

If you visit KidsFootLocker.com, you can catch Meliki Hurd (Matilda) on the front page in a few print ads!

If you missed Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) on “Code Black”, you can watch her full episode at CBS.com!

Sophia Gennusa (Matilda) is doing a few concerts up in Westchester County in NY Dec. 20-22! Get more details here:



Austyn Johnson‘s (Matilda, Dream Street) new short Film “Alehia” now has a trailer! Watch below:

Jeremy Villas (Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) appeared in this Bottle Flipping Challenge video for Nickelodeon! Watch here:

We have a clip from last weekend’s Jingle Jam, hosted by Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Sound of Music) and Jamie Mann (Camp Rolling Hills). Take a look below:

 

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of School of RockMatilda, and Waitress!


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HAIRSPRAY LIVE Tonight, Photo Coverage from SCHOOL OF ROCK’s One-Year Anniversary, and more!

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Hairspray Live was tonight on NBC! Congratulations to Shahadi Wright Joseph and the cast! We are so proud of you, Shahadi!

YBAN live-Tweeted during Hairspray Live tonight! Check out our Tweets from tonight on @YoungBwayNews!

Check out a feature on Shahadi on JustJared.com! Also, find out who Shahadi used to have a poster of in this video!

Watch Shahadi and her castmates show off their Hairspray Live trivia on EOnline.com!

Check out photo coverage from the celebration of School of Rock‘s one-year anniversary on Playbill.com and Broadway.com!

Watch highlights from Gypsy of the Year, including The Lion King, below!

Nerghiz Sarki will take part in a talkback at Fiddler on the Roof on December 15th! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fiddler on the Roof, Kinky Boots, Hairspray Live, On Your Feet, The Lion King, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Falsettos, and Waitress!

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Bobbi MacKenzie Departs SCHOOL OF ROCK, WAITRESS and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Up For Grammys, and more!

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Happy Trails to Bobbi MacKenzie, who played her final performance in School of Rock tonight! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Bobbi!

Congratulations to the companies of Waitress and Fiddler on the Roof! Both shows’ albums were nominated for Grammys! Get more details on Billboard.com.

The Crucible and Falsettos landed on the New York Times’ Best Theater of 2016! Check out the full list on NYTimes.com.

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) is in a new commercial for Reese’s! Find out more:


Check out a mini-documentary about School of Rock on Broadway.com!

“The Toycracker,” a mini-musical featuring Isabella Russo (School of Rock), will premiere this Sunday during “Frozen” on ABC at 8pm! Also, look out for this Target ad featuring Isabella in magazines!


Tickets for Kids’ Night On Broadway are available now! Participating shows include A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Waitress. Get more information on Playbill.com!

“The Son,” featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), will premiere in March! Watch a trailer:

The first trailer for “Transformers 5,” featuring Isabela Moner (Evita), is out now! Watch it on JustJaredJr.com.

School of Rock celebrates their 1-year anniversary today! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) will remain in Matilda reprising the title role through the end of the show’s run! Get more details in her Instagram post:


I'm so excited!💘💘I'm going to be in Matilda through the end!🎤🎭💃🏻❤️

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Here’s Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) singing “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, Waitress, Fiddler on the Roof, School of Rock, Falsettos, Kinky Boots, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Matilda!



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A BRONX TALE Opening Night Photo Coverage, Gypsy of the Year Performers Announced, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from opening night of A Bronx Tale on Broadway.com, Playbill.com, and TheaterMania.com! Also, check out BroadwayWorld’s photos of opening night bows and the after party!

Fiddler on the Roof, The Lion King, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Waitress, and some of the Falsettos stars will all perform and appear at this year’s Gypsy of the Year competition on December 5th and 6th! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Check out the current leading ladies of Matilda chatting about Broadway with former child actor and Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan (The Secret Garden) below or on TheaterMania.com!

Leah, The Forsaken will open Off-Broadway in February! Find out more on MetropolitanPlayhouse.org.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Hairspray Live, School of Rock, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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HAIRSPRAY LIVE Press and Interviews, AMELIE Tickets Now On Sale, and more!

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Watch interviews with the cast of Hairspray Live below or on TheaterMania.com!

Shahadi Wright Joseph and her Hairspray Live castmates were also interviewed on Broadway.com! The cast also appeared on the Today Show this morning–check out a video below or on Today.com, and get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for Amelie are now on sale! Get details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The Falsettos cast album is now available for pre-order! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Tickets for Radio City Christmas Spectacular start at $50 on ShowTickets.com!

Kids’ Night On Broadway has announced its participating shows! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out pictures of the Kinky Boots kids in the studio recording the show’s Carols for a Cure track on BroadwayWorld.com!

Kids from Fun Home, School of Rock, and more sang in a music video of “Y Sentiras Mi Amor/Silent Night”! Watch it below:

Here’s Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) and Akira Golz (Matilda) singing “For Good” at Cabaret for a Cause!

Some of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular will sing at Broadway Sessions this Thursday! Find out more:

And here are pictures from the kids of A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, and Matilda!

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Olivia Chun’s and Gianna Harris’s Birthday, A Time To Shine Cabaret Tonight, and more!

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Happy birthday to Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I) and Gianna Harris (School of Rock)! We hope you both had an awesome day today!

Tonight, the A Time To Shine cabaret performed, featuring young Broadway talent including Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess)! Get more information:

I’ll be performing at A Time to Shine Cabaret. Tickets on sale now. #cabaret #singing #childactor #performer

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Read a special blog about Broadway Serves, featuring brief interviews with Beada Briglia (Matilda), Alexa Shae Niziak (Women Without Men, Matilda, A Christmas Story, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), and Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I), on BroadwayWorld.com!

Get your tickets now for Cabaret for a Cause tomorrow evening! It will feature Grant Albright, Kirrilee Berger, Ava Briglia (Matilda), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Akira Golz (Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Hailey LaBar, Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda), Colin O’Briant, Lily Brooks O’Briant, Ellie Poon, Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), William Poon (The King and I), Leah Rose, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita), Adaiah Stevens, Sheariah Stevens, and Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once). Find out more:


“Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love” featuring Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine), premieres next week! Here’s a first look:

“Legends of the Hidden Temple” was on Nickelodeon tonight at 8pm! Congratulations to Isabela Moner (Evita) and Colin Critchley (Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots, New York Spring Spectacular), who both appear in it. Here’s a trailer:

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) is featured in the Gaston Gazette! Read the article HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, School of Rock, Waitress, Matilda, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!


 

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