WAITRESS Opening Night, Aviva Winick Joins the Company of MATILDA, and more!

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Happy opening to the company of Waitress! Congratulations to Claire and McKenna Keane and everyone else involved!

Congratulations to Aviva Winick (The Sound of Music tour, Grinch tour), who made her Broadway debut as the title role in Matilda today! Get more information in KOTA’s post:

“Little Boxes” is coming to Netflix! Congrats to Oona Laurence (Matilda), Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), and Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Kinky Boots, Waiting for Godot), who are all featured in it. Get more information on Variety.com.

Lots of Broadway kids will be performing at Tunes in Times Square on May 1st! Get more information on MagicalMusic.org.

Get discount tickets to School of Rock for this Tuesday night! Check out the Instagram post below for the discount code and more information:

Congratulations to Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), who has booked a lead role in a feature film! Find out more below:

Check out these video highlights from Waitress!

Here’s video of Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) performing “Ring of Keys” after a performance of Disaster!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, On Your Feet, and School of Rock!

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DISASTER! on “Good Day New York” Tomorrow, MATILDA Third Anniversary Coverage, and more!


Baylee Littrell and his Disaster! castmates Seth Rudetsky, Kerry Butler, and Adam Pascal will appear on “Good Day New York” tomorrow at 9:40 am! Set your DVRs or tune in!

Matilda celebrated its third year on Broadway today! Check out pictures from yesterday’s celebration on TheaterMania.com and BroadwayWorld.com!

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown is coming back to NYC at the York Theatre with an all-kid cast! Get more information on YorkTheatre.org.

Check out pictures from original author Natalie Babbitt’s visit with the cast of Tuck Everlasting on BroadwayWorld.com and TheaterMania.com!

Bonale Fambrini will be on as Prince Chulalongkorn in The King and I from April 19th to April 24th! Go see him in the show! Get more information:

Here’s a roundup of pictures from National Siblings Day yesterday, featuring the kids of Broadway!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, School of Rock, Matilda, Tuck Everlasting, and Fun Home!

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New Special Guests Join Rachel Resheff’s 54 Below Show, Trailer for Julian Silva’s New Movie, and more!

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Special guests at Rachel Resheff‘s (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) 54 Below show will include Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, West Side Story, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Olivia Chun (The King and I), and Mehret Marsh (The Lion King)! You can get 35% off of tickets in the main dining area with the code LAGUARDIA35. Get more information on 54Below.com!

Check out the trailer for “Grace Wins,” a new movie featuring Julian Silva (The Lion King)!

We now have video from the Heart 2 Heart event at 54 Below back in November! Here’s Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) performing her original song “Words Can Pave The Way”! Check it out:

Learn more about a special tradition for new Matilda Maggots on JenniBick.com!

Go see “Batman vs. Superman” and support Ripley Sobo (Matilda, Once), who plays Sage in the movie! Get more information on IMDb.com.

Tonight, the first When I Grow Up cabaret, featuring several YBAN alumni, plays the Triad! Find out more on TriadNYC.com or in the picture below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, and School of Rock!

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Abigail Dylan Harrison on for Tina Denmark in RUTHLESS!, Presley Ryan in “At This Performance…” Tonight, and more!


Abigail Dylan Harrison was on for Tina Denmark in Ruthless! at 8pm tonight! Get more information HERE.

Tonight, Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princes) performed in “At This Performance…,” a series that showcases Broadway and Off-Broadway standbys, understudies, and alternates! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Waitress tickets are now on sale through January 1, 2017! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Fifteen-year-old Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) has already graced five Broadway shows, and she returns to 54 Below this Sunday for her new solo show, which will feature special guest Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story), among others. Get more information on 54Below.com!

Check out this video of the cast of On Your Feet celebrating World Theatre Day!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, School of Rock, Women Without Men, The King and I, Disaster!, Waitress, and Fun Home!

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New Kids Debut in THE LION KING This Week, Presley Ryan’s Last Week at FUN HOME, and more!

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Congratulations to Kyliegh Curran, Mehret Marsh, and Cayen Martin, who will make their Broadway debuts in The Lion King this week!

This is Presley Ryan‘s (The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess) last week at Fun Home! We can’t wait to see what will be next for her.

Ava Della Pietra was on for Sophie in School of Rock today at 2pm, and she’ll be on for Katie from 3/24 to 3/26! Go see her! Also, keep an eye out for a new demo of her original song “Fly”! Here she is in the recording studio:

Here’s a new commercial featuring Maddox Elliot (Dream Street)!

Congrats to Talia Ryder, who went on for Lavender in Matilda for the first time today!

Here’s a clip of Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man) on “I’d Kill For You”!

Check out articles about Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) on MyAJC.com and TheaterMania.com!

Here’s the music video for “Free 2 Love,” an original song by Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars)! It also features Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street) and Ashley Birdsall (Dream Street).

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the opening night of Disaster! with Baylee Littrell on BwayZone.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, Women Without Men, The King and I, Matilda, Les Miserables, and Fun Home!

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New FUN HOME, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and WAITRESS Cast Members, YBAN at “Together At Last,” and more!

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Congratulations to Cole Januzzi and Maya Grace, who will both make their Broadway debuts in Fun Home! Here’s a picture of Cole and Maya during their last week of rehearsal!

The newbies are going into their last week of rehearsal. #homestretch @funhomemusical

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Congratulations to Raghav Mehrotra and Gianna Harris, who have both joined the company of School of Rock! Raghav will be a swing, and Gianna will play the role of Shonelle; both make their Broadway debut in the show. Read Raghav’s bio HERE, and check out a picture of Gianna before making her Broadway debut below!

Happy Broadway Debut to Gianna Harris, or @giannaharris04! You ROCKED it!

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Congratulations to Claire Keane and McKenna Keane, who will make their Broadway debuts in Waitress sharing the role of Lulu! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

YBAN’s Lindsay saw “Together At Last,” Emma Howard (Matilda, Violet) and Jaidyn Young‘s (Annie) cabaret show, in LA! The show comes to NYC’s 54 Below next week–get tickets and more information HERE! In the meantime, check out Lindsay’s pictures from the performance below:

Bid on tickets to School of Rock and a meet-and-greet with Bobbi MacKenzie HERE!

YBAN talked to the kids and teens of Lyrics for Life in LA about the special night of song and dance to support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention! Thanks to Kids of the Arts for an incredible evening! Read or listen to the interview HERE!

Watch Gabby Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) perform at the Vineyard Theatre gala below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here are some behind-the-scenes photos from “Inspired by Punk Rock,” a new film featuring Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, Tuck Everlasting, Dream Street, School of Rock, The King and I, Fun Home, and She Loves Me!

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Gabriella Pizzolo’s Birthday, Lewis Grosso on “The Mysteries of Laura,” and more!

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Happy birthday to Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda)! We hope you had a great day, Gabby!

Lewis Grosso (Mary Poppins, Newsies) appeared on a recent episode of “The Mysteries of Laura”! Watch the episode HERE.

Here’s a sneak peek at “Containment,” featuring Zachary Unger (Newsies, Big Fish, Chaplin)!

Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) is featured on Dancers of NY! Read her interview HERE!

Congratulations to Corinne Wilson, who went on as Katie in School of Rock yesterday! Here she is getting ready:

guess who's making her Broadway debut as Katie at today's matinee❤️ #bassface

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Check out a special feature on Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) below or on Vimeo!

A Seven Year Old Takes On Broadway from NY CITY Lens on Vimeo.

Check out BroadwayWorld’s photo coverage from Disaster!‘s opening night HERE, TheaterMania’s coverage HERE, and pictures from the Gypsy Robe Ceremony HERE! Also, check out interviews with the cast below or HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Matilda, Les Miserables, The King and I, and Kinky Boots!

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Lineups for CABARET FOR A CAUSE and LYRICS FOR LIFE LA, “Jack of the Red Hearts” Article, and more!

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The 8:30pm cast of Cabaret for a Cause will feature kids from Fun Home, Matilda, and more! Get tickets and check out the full cast on CabaretForACause.us!

Check out the full lineup for Lyrics for Life in L.A. in the picture below, and get your tickets HERE!

Check out an article about a New York Film Academy Q&A with the cast of “Jack of the Red Hearts,” which features Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory) and Sophia Anne Caruso (The Nether, Lazarus, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!), on NYFA.edu!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, A Room of My Own, Disaster!, and School of Rock!

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