Zoe Wilson’s Birthday, Back to Before Returns to 54 Below Tonight, and more!

Happy birthday to Zoe Wilson (Eco Village)! We hope you had a great day, Zoe!

Tonight, Back to Before returns to 54 Below for a night of music with former Broadway kids now all grown up! Get tickets and more details HERE.

Equity Principal Auditions are being held on February 6th for potential replacements for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! Get the audition information on Backstage.com and advice for attending EPAs as a non-Equity actor on ActorAesthetic.com.

Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) has created a new short film called “Superfreak,” starring Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)! Follow @SuperfreakFilm on Instagram for more news.

You will soon be able to license Frozen Jr. to perform at your school, community theater, camp, and more! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Eco Village, and more, including photos from the closing night of School of Rock and photos of YBAN founder Lindsay at Dave & Buster’s in Times Square with some Broadway and tour alumni!




THE NET WILL APPEAR, THE JUNGLE, and CHRISTMAS IN HELL Begin Performances, “You” with Luca Padovan to Move to Netflix for Second Season, and more!

The Net Will Appear began performances today, and The Jungle and Christmas in Hell both started previews yesterday! Congratulations, everyone!

“You,” featuring alum Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies), has been picked up for a second season and is moving from Lifetime to Netflix! Find out more on IndieWire.com.

Check out these highlights from Matthew Jost‘s takeover of the School of Rock Instagram!

The Ferryman, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child landed on The New York Times’ Best of Theater 2018 list! Check it out at NYTimes.com.

You can see Avey Noble (Frankenstein, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) in The Will Rogers Follies at Rider University in May 2019! Get tickets HERE.

The Lion King and Dear Evan Hansen were among the top fundraising shows for this year’s Red Bucket Follies! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

School of Rock released an anti-bullying PSA in partnership with Stomp Out Bullying. Watch below or on BroadwayWorld.com:

Simone Vysnovsky (Dream Street) guest starred on last week’s episode of “God Friended Me”!

Congratulations to alumni Danielle Becht (Dream Street), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), and Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), who performed with Broadway Youth Ensemble last weekend at Carnegie Hall!

You can see Athan Sporek (Les Miserables, A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea) in The Nutcracker with the New York City Ballet now through December 30th! Check out a feature on him on NYTimes.com.

“I’ll Be Next Door for Christmas,” with Juliette Allen Angelo (Billy Elliot, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Mary Poppins), is now available for digital download!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Hard Problem, Anastasia, What the Constitution Means to Me, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, Frozen, Waitress, Christmas in Hell, and (YOUNG)!




















Presley Ryan’s Birthday, MATILDA Available for Professional and Amateur Licensing, and more!

Happy birthday to Presley Ryan, soon to be seen in Broadway’s Beetlejuice! We hope you had a great day, Presley!

Matilda is now available for licensing for professional and amateur groups! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Ava Briglia (School of Rock) recently took part in a reading of the upcoming musical Radio 930!

London Skye Gilliam (Waitress) appeared in a video for Romper, a social media channel all about motherhood!

“Troupe Zero,” featuring Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), will premiere at Sundance!

Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story) has been cast in Netflix’s new film “Lost Girls”! More details TBA.

Go see Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale) in Seussical in Texas! Get more information at OwenTheatre.com.

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Rachel Katzke (School of Rock), Cayen Martin (The Lion King), and Ian Saraceni (Matilda, The King and I) have been added to a reading of the new musical The Game! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman) chatted about her dog Penny with PetsOfBroadway.org!

Laila Drew (Generation Me) will tour the country with American Girl Live beginning in December! Find out more HERE.

“Back To Before” is coming back to 54 Below on January 24th! Find out more on 54Below.com.

As of yesterday, you can listen to a brand new single from Baylee Littrell (Disaster!)! Check out this link to listen via Spotify, iTunes, and more!

Lilyana Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables) filmed a spot for Johnson & Johnson in honor of Giving Tuesday!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, The Secret Life of Bees, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, School of Rock, What the Constitution Means to Me, Christmas in Hell, Frozen, (YOUNG), The Hard Problem, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Anastasia!


















(YOUNG) at The Green Room 42 and SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids in John Arthur Greene’s 54 Below Show Tonight, and more!

Tonight, (YOUNG) performed at The Green Room 42, with young stars from School of Rock, Anastasia, and more! Get more information HERE.

Also tonight, current School of Rock kids as well as alumni appeared in John Arthur Greene’s new 54 Below show “These Are The Shows I Didn’t Book…And Why”! Find out more on 54Below.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Frozen, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Anastasia, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and What the Constitution Means to Me!















THE HARD PROBLEM Begins Rehearsals, “Maniac” with Aaralyn Anderson Out on Netflix, and more!

The Hard Problem began rehearsals this week! Get a peek at their first day on TheaterMania.com.

“Maniac,” a new and highly-anticipated Netflix series featuring Aaralyn Anderson (Ballyturk), arrived on Netflix yesterday!

Watch the kids of (YOUNG) perform a medley from “The Greatest Showman”!

Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) is featured among the Montclair talent in an article on NorthJersey.com!

Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) is a directing intern for Gloria: A Life, landing Off-Broadway this October!

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) has booked a feature film, due out in 2019!

Brigid Harrington (Mary Poppins) provided voiceover for a commercial for her school, the University of Notre Dame!

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) will play a concert in Las Vegas! Get tickets HERE.

Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story) will take part in MT Shorts at The Cutting Room on September 24th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Treasure Island, with Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), is now playing through October 14th at the Fulton Theatre in Lancaster, PA! Get tickets HERE.

Levi Buksbazen (School of Rock) spoke with Billboard recently as part of their Billboard on Broadway podcast! Listen HERE.

Ramon Reed (The Lion King) has been busy! He spoke with WFAE 90.7 about starring as Young Simba; chatted with WSOC TV about his experience performing in The Lion King while battling sickle cell disease; and visited patients at Novant Health’s Hemby Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC!

School of Rock girls Ava Briglia, Layla Capers, and Montgomery Lamb will appear on “Broadway Balances America” on October 1st! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Rozie Baker (Bonnie and Clyde, Shrek, Mary Poppins) will play a few shows in NYC and Boston this fall!

WAITRESS Celebrates 1000th Performance, Michael McArthur Joins THE FERRYMAN, and more!

Waitress celebrated its 1000th performance on Broadway tonight! Check out pictures of the cast on Broadway.com.

Please welcome to The Ferryman: Michael McArthur, who is making his Broadway debut in the show!

BroadwayWorld.com has photos from the latest installment of (YOUNG)!

Sydney Bell (A Little Princess) made a brief appearance on the new season of “American Vandal”!

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







GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Closes, (YOUNG) Performs at The Green Room 42, and more!

Happy Trails to Sawyer Nunes, Noa Solorio, and the company of Gettin’ The Band Back Together, which plays its final performance today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

Tonight, lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway kids and alumni are part of the lineup for (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42! Get more details HERE.

Abigail Shapiro (Liberty) will take part in “The Best Songs Cut From the Best Musicals Sung By The Best Singers Who Never Sang Them” at 54 Below on September 18th! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Kolette Tetlow (Iowa) will appear on the next season of “The Deuce”!

And here are pictures from the kids of Gettin’ The Band Back Together, School of Rock, and The Lion King!






Delilah Rose Pellow’s Birthday, Katie Grober on The Today Show with Jason Mraz, and more!

Happy birthday to Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia)! We hope you had a great day, Delilah!

Watch Katie Grober (Waitress) perform “Have It All” with Jason Mraz on The Today Show, and then check out Katie and her sister Winnie joining Jason Mraz on stage for his performance of “Remedy”!

“Slender Man,” with Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), is out now!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Mary Page Marlowe, School of Rock, Frozen, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, The Lion King, Waitress, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

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New SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Begin Performances, Sadie Lock Playing ANNIE at Newtown Arts Company, and more!

Tonight, please welcome to School of Rock: Layla Capers, Darrow Golub, Matthew Jost, Jordan Cole (Les Miserables tour, Finding Neverland tour), Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale, Assassins), Nirvaan Pal, Duke Cutler, and Theodora Silverman (School of Rock tour, Once tour)! Break a leg, everyone!

You can see Sadie Lock (Dream Street) play the title role in Annie at Newtown Arts Company in Pennsylvania, this weekend only! Get tickets at NewtownArtsCompany.com.

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has joined the cast of Jordan Peele’s new film “Us,” which also stars Lupita Nyong’o and Elisabeth Moss! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) has completed filming the new movie “Team Marco”! Release date is TBA.

UPDATE: The August 10th EPA for The Pain of My Belligerence is actually now on August 9th!

Jason Eric Testa (Elf) is performing in Calvin Berger at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Hollywood from August 10-12!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Waitress, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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YBAN at Hollywood Bowl’s ANNIE, Presley Ryan and Ripley Sobo in New “Orange is the New Black” Season, and more!

YBAN founder Lindsay is seeing Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle The Musical) and Amadi Chapata (School of Rock) in Annie at the Hollywood Bowl tonight! Break a leg!

Presley Ryan (Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE) and Ripley Sobo (Runaways, Matilda, Once) appear in the newest season of “Orange is the New Black,” streaming now!

Playwrights Horizons’ 2018-2019 season will include Noura and The Pain of My Belligerence! Get more information HERE.

The Broadway Flea Market has been rescheduled for September 30th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out production photos for Gettin’ The Band Back Together on Broadway.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Waitress, Mary Page Marlowe, Frozen, Once On This Island, and A Bronx Tale!

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