FRANKENSTEIN and SHADOWLANDS Close, Golden Globe Awards Tonight!

Happy Trails to Shiv Ajay Pancholi-Parekh, Peyton Royce Lusk, Avey Noble, and the company of Frankenstein, which finishes its run at Ensemble for the Romantic Century tonight! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Happy Trails as well to Jacob Morrell, Jack McCarthy, and the company of Shadowlands, which closes at Fellowship for Performing Arts tonight! Jack and Jacob, we can’t wait to see what you do next!

Good luck to our alumni involved with projects that are nominated in tonight’s Golden Globe Awards! Those projects include “The Post,” “The Greatest Showman,” “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” “This Is Us,” and “Stranger Things.” We’re pulling for all of you!

Noah Baird’s Birthday, Laurel Griggs on “Saturday Night Live,” and more!

Happy belated birthday to Noah Baird (A Christmas Story Live, Matilda)! We hope you had a great day yesterday, Noah!

Laurel Griggs (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Once) appeared on last night’s “Saturday Night Live”! Congrats!

Best of luck to everyone who attended the School of Rock open call in Charlotte yesterday!

Sacha Carlson (A Christmas Story Live) was highlighted in his local newspaper! Read the article on

Congratulations to Will Meyers (Generation Me), who guest-starred on “Fresh Off The Boat” this week! Visit to watch his episode, which is called “Slide Effect,” and check out a photo of Will on set:

Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot) guest-starred on “Law and Order: SVU” recently! Congrats, Ava!

Katie Grober (Waitress) has booked a voiceover gig! Here’s a picture of her in the studio:

Had fun doing the Flopsy Bunny Voice Over! @youngbwaynews #katiegrober

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Julian Silva (The Lion King) appears in this SoulPancake video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Frozen, A Bronx Tale, A Christmas Story Live, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and Once On This Island!

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Updated YBAN Alumni Database, Taylor Richardson in “Easy Living,” and more!

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Check out our new and improved Broadway kid alumni database! With more than 600+ kids on the website since our launch in 2010, we’ve compiled a searchable database to keep up with their projects. Users can search by name and by show. If your child is not listed but is an alum of ours, contact us with the following:

  • Two headshots (one during their time on Broadway and a current one)
  • Non-theatre projects completed since their Broadway or Off-Broadway debut. These projects include film, TV, music, and commercials!

Congrats to Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), who will appear in the film “Easy Living”! Get more details on

Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street) has booked a role on “Super Wings”! Find out more:

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

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Video of Final LES MISERABLES Curtain Call, Pictures and Videos from LES MISERABLES, and more!

Les Miserables

Check out this video of the final curtain call at Les Miserables!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, A Day by the Sea, Matilda, School of Rock, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, and Waitress!

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MATILDA and LES MIS kids Make Their Debuts, Emily Rosenfeld’s Birthday, and more!

Happy Birthday to Emily Rosenfeld (New York Spring Spectacular, Annie) who turns 11 today! Hope you had a wonderful day!

The new Matilda and Les Miserables kids make their debut this week! Who are the Matilda kids, you ask? They are Noah Baird (A Christmas Story tour), Beada Briglia (A Christmas Story tour), Cole Alex Edelstein, Grace Matwijec (Mother Jones, White Christmas tour), Jack Mullen (Beauty and the Beast tour), GiaNina Paolantonio, and David Rosenthal! Congratulations, everyone! Special wishes to them on their Matilda debuts and special wishes to Eleanor Koski, Athan Sporek, Sam Chuck, and Fabi Aguirre who debut in Les Miserables this week!

Finding Neverland posted new rehearsal footage! Take a look below:

Promo footage from Fish in the Dark is now online! Watch it at went backstage at Matilda and took some great pictures! View them HERE.

The King and I highlighted Ian Saraceni today! Take a look at his feature at the King and I FB fan page.

Timothy TV Cao (Matilda) will be part of the brand new song from the upcoming “Frozen” short! Get a sneak peek at

And here are more pictures from the kids of Les Miserables, The Lion King, King and I, New York Spring Spectacular, Matilda, Fun Home, The Nether, and Kinky Boots!

New LES MIS Kids Announced, Isabela Moner in “Splitting Adam”, and more!

Les Miserables

The newest Les Miserables kids have been announced! Lilyana Cornell has already joined the cast in the ensemble, but will move up to Young Cosette/Young Eponine starting March 3rd. Also starting on March 3rd is Fabi Aguirre (Little Cosette/Young Eponine) of Miami, Florida; Sam Chuck (Petit Gervais/Gavroche) of Mahwah, New Jersey; Eleanor Koski (Ensemble) of Memphis, Tennessee; and Athan Sporek (Petit Gervais, Gavroche) of Brooklyn, New York. Congratulations, everyone! All current OBC Les Mis kids will play their final performance on March 1st. Below, you’ll find a video of Fabi Aguirre singing “Naughty” from Matilda!

We now have a premiere date for “Splitting Adam”, the upcoming made-for-TV Nickelodeon movie feat. Isabela Moner (Evita)! Tune in on February 16th (this upcoming Monday) at 7pm.

Special ticket offers are available for Les Miserables and New York Spring Spectacular. Click on the show titles to get more info! Additionally, rush tickets for Matilda are available through this Friday!

Presley Ryan and Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess) have formed a new girl group named The Hype Girlz and they have their brand new single! Listen to and watch “Stand Up” below:

Annie is now available for pre-order on DVD and Blu-Ray! The movie will be released on March 17th.

And here are more pictures from the kids of Matilda, The Lion King, and The King and I!

DOCTOR ZHIVAGO Photo Coverage, MOTOWN Audition Notice, and more!

Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago met some more press! Check out the photo coverage on!

A Class Act NY posted Telsey & Company’s audition notice for Motown! Get more information in the Facebook post below:


We want to wish Lilyana Cornell “break a leg”–she begins performances in Les Miserables this week!

Congratulations to Aidan Gemme (Finding Neverland) on his IRNE Award nomination for his performance in Finding Neverland at ART! Check out all the nominations below:


Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables) will appear on “The Blacklist” on February 19! Make sure to tune in!

Check out this video of Brooklyn Shuck (Matilda) and Zachary Unger (Newsies) performing a parody of “It Takes Two” from Into the Woods at the book launch for Jack & Louisa!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Annie, Doctor Zhivago, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, Matilda, Newsies, The Audience, The King and I, and Verite!




Mia Sinclair Jenness’s Last LES MIS Performance, LES MIS 54 Below Concert Tonight, and more!

Mia Sinclair Jenness

Happy trails to Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables), who plays her last show in Les Miserables on Broadway tonight! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

Tonight is the Les Miserables concert at 54 Below! Get tickets and more information on!


And here are pictures from the kids of Fun Home, The Lion King, The King and I, Les Miserables, and Kinky Boots!

Juno Blizzard Updates, Interviews with SCHOOL OF ROCK Hopefuls, and more!

The Lion King

Tonight, most Broadway shows will go on as normal after a day of the Juno blizzard. The Lion King, however, remains cancelled. If you need to exchange your tickets, please return to the point of purchase to do so! Additionally, Seth’s Talent Show (feat. Sam Poon of King and I and Macbeth) has been postponed to February 9th. Please see Don’t Tell Mama for details! interviewed the hopefuls at School of Rock‘s NY open call. Watch the video HERE.

Fish in the Dark has broken advanced sales records for Broadway, just beating out the play Betrayal. Read more at!

Please keep voting for “Just Add Magic” feat. Judah Bellamy (Matilda, The Lion King) to receive a full series order at! Watch it HERE.

And here are pictures and video from the kids of The Lion King, Matilda, Doctor Zhivago, and Les Miserables!

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Angeli Negron’s Birthday, “The Americans” Returns, and more!

Angeli Negron (Les Miserables) celebrated her birthday yesterday! We hope your day was wonderful, Angeli!


“The Americans”, featuring Holly Taylor of Billy Elliot, is coming back for its 3rd season on January 28th at 10pm on FX! Get a sneak peek at the upcoming season below:

Congratulations to Stephen Sayegh (A Little Princess) who will join Pippin on tour in February!

School of Rock held their NY and Chicago auditions today! Below you’ll find some pictures from the open call.

If you haven’t seen “Just Add Magic” with Judah Bellamy (Matilda, The Lion King), be sure to watch the pilot at Amazon!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Kinky Boots, Matilda, Les Miserables, and Doctor Zhivago!