YBAN Interviews Christopher Paul Richards, Devin Trey Campbell Sets KINKY BOOTS Departure Date, and more!

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YBAN’s Lindsay talked to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) ahead of tonight’s premiere of his new CBS show “Me, Myself & I” and the release of his new film “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women”! Read the interview HERE.

Devin Trey Campbell will depart Kinky Boots on October 22nd! Go see him before then if you can!


Here’s Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) singing “What It Means To Be A Friend” from 13 at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Kinky Boots, and A Bronx Tale!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos and Broadway Flea Market Information, Ciela Elliott Joins OCCUPIED TERRITORIES, and more!

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Cabaret for a Cause will be on 45th Street in front of the Imperial Theater during Broadway Flea Market!

Also, check out all these videos from Cabaret for a Cause‘s event this week:

Emerson Steele (Violet) singing “Being Alive”:

Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Peace, Love and Cupcakes) singing “Reviewing the Situation”:

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) singing “Gimme Gimme”:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found”:

Congratulations to Ciela Elliott, who has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Occupied Territories! The show is set to run from October 20th to November 5th at 59E59.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory now has a new block of tickets available through September 2018! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for We Have A Voice, with lots of kids and teens from Broadway shows, are still on sale! Find out more:


Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has a brand new single! Get it on iTunes now.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Frozen, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Announces Cast Album and Rush Policy, ANNIE Celebrates 40th Anniversary, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has announced that they will record a cast album and that they will begin a policy for rush tickets! Get more details about both on TheaterMania.com.

Happy 40th Anniversary to Annie, which originally opened on Broadway on this day in 1977!

“Shadowhunters,” starring Broadway alum Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), has been renewed for its third season! Find out more on Deadline.com.

The casts of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, and many other shows will perform at this year’s Easter Bonnet Competition! In addition, Waitress and Sunday in the Park with George will be among the shows honored in a bonnet parade. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) featured in US Weekly!


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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sunday in the Park with George, Miss Saigon, Amelie, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Album Out Today, Trailer for “Lamb” Feat. Oona Laurence, and more!

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The cast album of School of Rock is out today! Congrats to the whole company! Check out production pictures from the show on TheaterMania.com. Also, it opens on Sunday! Watch highlights below:

We now have a trailer for “Lamb,” a new movie featuring Oona Laurence (Matilda)! Check it out HERE!

BronxMama.com did a spotlight on Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots)! Read it HERE!

Check out photo coverage from A Simple Song for A Simple Wish on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here is a video of the Shapiro SistersMilly (Matilda) and Abigail (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas)–singing “King of Anything”!

K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King) and Marquise Neal (Kinky Boots, Dream Street) will perform at Brower’s Park’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Brooklyn on December 13th! Check out the picture below for more information:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The King and I, The Lion King, Matilda, Fun Home, School of Rock, Finding Neverland, On Your Feet, and Lazarus!








CABARET FOR A CAUSE Almost Sold Out, Details on Isabela Moner’s Film, and more!

Get your tickets now for the next Cabaret for a Cause on November 29th in NYC! Both performances are almost sold out! You can get tickets or more information HERE.

Read more about “Middle School,” the latest movie that Isabela Moner (Evita) is working on, on HollywoodReporter.com! It is set to come out October 7th, 2016.

Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) performed at the White House yesterday as a part of “Broadway at the White House”! Read about her experience on WTop.com. Sean Reda (Les Miserables, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Nicole Wildy (Dream Street) also performed! Check out their pictures from the event below:

The kids of School of Rock and Fun Home will be performing at “Puttin’ On The Brits” this Sunday at 7pm at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, to benefit BC/EFA! Get more information HERE.

Here are the Shapiro SistersMilly Shapiro (Matilda) and Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!)–singing “For Good” from Wicked!

Check out this new commercial for Jif featuring Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot)!

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Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) is making her debut album, and she needs your help! Find out how you can donate HERE!

Check out this picture of kids from many different Broadway shows at “A Simple Song for a Simple Wish”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Kinky Boots, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, Matilda, and On Your Feet!








Updated CABARET FOR A CAUSE Lineup, Photo Coverage from SCHOOL OF ROCK’s First Preview, and more!

Happy Veterans Day to all veterans who sacrificed for our country! We are thankful for you every day.

We now have updated lineups for both performances of Cabaret for a Cause on November 29th! They are as follows:

5pm: Carly Paige Baron (Mary Poppins), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Emily Carano, Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Laurel Griggs (Once, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory), Leah Rose, David Rosenthal (Matilda), Stephen Sayegh (A Little Princess), Adaiah Stevens, Sheariah Stevens, Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once), and Ava Ulloa (Matilda).

8pm: Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home), Gabriella Baldacchino, Adriana Braganza (The King and I), Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), Anika Braganza, Alicia Cosenza, Scarlett Diaz (A Little Princess), Cole Edelstein (Matilda), Sabrina Matarazzo, Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Sam Poon (The King and I, Macbeth), Presley Ryan (Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE), and Oscar Williams (Fun Home).

Get your tickets to both shows HERE! They will both be hosted by Tea’Lynn Adamson and Jade Cloud, and proceeds go to Project Renewal.

Check out photo coverage from the first preview of School of Rock, including the Broadway cast members meeting their film counterparts, on Playbill.com, TheaterMania.com, BroadwayWorld.com, and Broadway.com!

Broadway kids from Matilda, The King and I, Annie, Les Miserables, Fun Home, Mary Poppins, Finding Neverland, and Kinky Boots are set to perform in A Simple Song for a Simple Wish on November 16th at 7pm! Get tickets HERE.

Check out Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) and Rachael McVey (Dream Street) getting ready together for a performance of A Christmas Story at the Walnut Street Theatre!

Here’s Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) singing “Try” at Heart to Heart!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Fun Home, The King and I, Matilda, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and On Your Feet!









MERCURY FUR Closes, Sawyer Nunes Cast in RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

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Congratulations to Bradley Fong and the company of Mercury Fur, which closed tonight, on a great run! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Bradley!

Congratulations to Sawyer Nunes (Matilda, Finding Neverland), who has been cast as Patrick in this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular! We know you will be amazing, Sawyer!

Cabaret for a Cause had a table with tons of Broadway kids at the Broadway Flea Market today! You can find out more information about it HERE.

Check out this video of the kids of Lyrics for Life performing “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile” from Annie!

And here’s a video of the kids of Lyrics for Life (including me!) performing “Mean” by Taylor Swift!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Gray Man, Fun Home, Cabaret for a Cause, On Your Feet, The King and I, Annie, The Lion King, School of Rock, Les Miserables, Kinky Boots, Matilda, Finding Neverland!



 

Athan Sporek to Leave LES MIS, Free KINKY BOOTS Tickets, and more!

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Athan Sporek (Les Miserables) has announced his final 10 performances as Gavroche! They are: 8/22 at 8pm, 8/23 at 3pm, 8/25 at 7pm, 8/26 at 2pm, 8/28 at 8pm, 8/29 at 2pm, 9/3 at 7pm, 9/4 at 8pm, 9/9 at 1:30pm, and 9/9 at 7:30pm. Make sure to go see him while you can!

Kinky Boots has announced they will give away 100 free tickets to their 1000th performance! Get more information in the Facebook post below:

Kids from Fun Home, Kinky Boots, and more will sing to benefit Sweet Generation on August 28th! Get more information on KidsCook4ACause.org!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Fun Home, Matilda, Finding Neverland, The King and I, Kinky Boots, and Les Miserables!

 

Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations, Photo Coverage from CABARET FOR A CAUSE, and more!

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Congratulations to Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), who was nominated for a Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female)! A lot of our featured productions also received nominations–check out our list HERE and the full list of nominees on Broadway.com. Congrats to all!

Check out photo coverage from Cabaret for a Cause on Playbill.com!

We just found a video that Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) did for the Sonnet Project back in July! Check it out below:

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

 

New Opening Date for FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, MATILDA Accepting Video Auditions, and more!

The upcoming Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof has announced a new opening night date! Previews are currently scheduled to start November 17, 2015, and the production will officially open on January 10, 2016. Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com!

Matilda is currently accepting video audition submissions for the title role of Matilda Wormwood! Get more information on how to submit on US.MatildaTheMusical.com–and break a leg to all!

Congratulations to Ryan Quigley (The Winslow Boy), who has booked a voiceover for Trident!

Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago) is featured in the Vanity Fair article about Doctor Zhivago! Check it out on VanityFair.com.

New York Spring Spectacular, which features Paige Brady, Colin Critchley, Emily Rosenfeld, and Grayson Taylor, is extending its run through May 7, 2015! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Emma Howard (Matilda, Violet) talks about singing a new song from Michael Mott in a recently published article. You can also hear Emma sing the song–check it out on BroadwayWorld.com!

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and her fellow Alisons of varying ages (Beth Malone, Emily Skeggs, and original author/basis for the show Alison Bechdel) discussed Fun Home in an article on NYTimes.com!

Check out this awesome video of K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King) singing Aretha Franklin’s “Chain of Fools”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, The King and I, Iowa, Matilda, New York Spring Spectacular, Annie, and Billy Elliot!