Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations Announced, Carly Gold on as Nunu Carney in THE FERRYMAN This Week, and more!

Congrats to Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, What the Constitution Means to Me, and All My Sons, which were all nominated for Outer Critics Circle Awards! Check out the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding New Broadway Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding New Broadway Play – What the Constitution Means to Me
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – All My Sons
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Sam Mendes for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Jack O’Brien for All My Sons
  • Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) – Rob Howell for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) – David Korins for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical) – Rob Howell for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical) – William Ivey Long for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Projection Design (Play or Musical) – Peter Nigrini for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Projection Design (Play or Musical) – Jeff Sugg for All My Sons
  • Outstanding Sound Design (Play or Musical) – John Gromada for All My Sons
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Benjamin Walker for All My Sons
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Fionnula Flanagan for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – Leslie Kritzer for Beetlejuice

This week, you can see understudy Carly Gold going on as Nunu Carney in The Ferryman through April 27th!

Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is off to the Divisonal Final on “World of Dance”! Watch her full routine here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Pain of My Belligerence, All My Sons, (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Photo Credit: Emilio Madrid-Kuser






Kayla Mak Competing in The Cut on “World of Dance,” Ryder Koehle Departs THE FERRYMAN, and more!

Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) competed in The Cut on “World of Dance” at 8/7c tonight!

Happy Trails to Ryder Koehle, who played his final performance as Bobby Carney in The Ferryman tonight! Congrats on a great run, Ryder!

Tonight, (YOUNG) performed again at The Green Room 42! Get more details HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Ferryman, The Lion King, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Waitress!






THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Extends Run, Drama League Nominations Announced, and more!

The Secret Life of Bees has extended its Off-Broadway run at the Atlantic Theater Company! Get more details on Playbill.com.

The Drama League Awards nominations were announced this morning, and All My Sons at Roundabout Theatre Company, The Jungle at St. Ann’s Warehouse, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, and What the Constitution Means to Me all received nominations! Check out the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play – The Jungle
  • Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play – What the Constitution Means to Me
  • Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play – All My Sons
  • Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical – Beetlejuice
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Annette Bening for All My Sons
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Alex Brightman for Beetlejuice
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Paddy Considine for The Ferryman
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Ammar Haj Ahmad for The Jungle
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Leslie Kritzer for Beetlejuice
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Tracy Letts for All My Sons
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Heidi Schreck for What the Constitution Means to Me
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Ben Turner for The Jungle

Jordan Cole (School of Rock) provided voiceover for this Philips commercial!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of “Sounds for the Silent” at The Green Room 42 and Waitress!







KINKY BOOTS Closes After Six Years on Broadway, “Sounds for the Silent” at The Green Room 42 Today, and more!

Kinky Boots

Happy Trails to Kinky Boots, which closes today after a six-year Broadway run! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

“Sounds for the Silent” was at 2pm today at The Green Room 42, featuring kids from Les Miserables, Waitress, and much more!

“My Dinner With Schwartzey,” starring Zoe Wilson (The Pill, Play Like a Winner, Three Days to See), will play the Manhattan Film Festival on April 28th! Find out more on ManhattanFF.com.

Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) will take part in “The Music of Ben Caplan” at 54 Below next month! Get more details HERE.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) spoke with Forward.com!

YBAN founder Lindsay met Brynn Williams (Bye Bye Birdie, 13, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) after yesterday’s matinee of the national tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in Los Angeles, CA! Brynn is currently playing Violet Beauregarde in the show.

Check out Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) on the set of a new short film!

Noa Solorio (Gettin’ The Band Back Together) has joined the cast of “Another Opening, Another Debut” at 54 Below, happening May 6th!

And check out this video from “A Time To Rock” at The Green Room 42!

Nadine Rattner in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE with Polaris Productions, FROZEN Celebrates 400th Performance, Casey Butler in WEST SIDE STORY at Maltz Jupiter Theater, and more!

Alum Nadine Rattner (Dream Street) will play Miss Dorothy in Polaris Production’s Thoroughly Modern Millie March 21st and 23rd, alongside me, YBAN staff member Emily! Get tickets HERE!

Alum Casey Butler (Finding Neverland) is performing in West Side Story at Maltz Jupiter Theater this March through April! Get tickets HERE!

Congratulations to Frozen, which recently played its 400th performance!

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Ferryman, Waitress, and The Lion King!





Riley Summer Perler’s Birthday, “On My Block” with Brett Gray to Return to Netflix for Second Season, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Riley Summer Perler (Waitress), who turned five a couple of days ago! We hope you had a great day, Riley!

“On My Block,” featuring Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), will return to Netflix in March for a second season! Get more details HERE, but be warned, the article includes spoilers!

Good luck to this year’s Oscar nominees, including “Mirai,” which features Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)!

Tonight, the current and former kids of Broadway are joining together to sing tunes from film, TV, Broadway, and more! Get tickets HERE.

Tickets are still available for Kids’ Night On Broadway, which occurs on February 26th! Bring a child to the theatre for free with a full-priced adult tickets. Get more details HERE!

Watch Sydney Chan (The King and I tour, A Christmas Story tour) and Joshua Turchin (The Pill) perform a mashup of “In My Dreams” and “Santa Fe” at the latest installment of The Early Night Show!

The next (YOUNG) is one week from tonight! Get your tickets HERE.

Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) has joined the lineup for 54 Sings Alanis Morissette! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Listen to “We Become,” a new song from Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), on iHeart.com!

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) recently modeled for Broadway Kids Dancewear!

If you’re in Utah, get your tickets for Bonanza, featuring Carly Rose Sonenclar (Wonderland, Les Miserables), on BonanzaCampout.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Anastasia!








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!




ECO VILLAGE Opens Off-Broadway, Shahadi Wright Joseph Among NY Post’s Rising Stars of 2019, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Eco Village! Break a leg tonight!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) is featured in the New York Post as one of the rising stars of 2019! Read the full article on NYPost.com.

Before School of Rock played its final performance, the kids of The Ferryman paid a visit! Check out photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

In addition, check out BroadwayWorld’s photo coverage from closing night of School of Rock, as well as video of alumni and current cast members performing “Stick It To The Man” together after the final curtain call!

Brooklyn Shuck, Matilda Lawler, Michael Quinton McArthur, and Willow McCarthy chatted with Playbill about creating a family dynamic onstage in The Ferryman! And Broadway.com has photos of the kids meeting the press with their incoming new cast members!

Prep for Andrew Barth Feldman‘s Broadway debut in Dear Evan Hansen next week by reading this feature from The New York Times!

“Mirai,” the English-dubbed version of which features Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), received an Oscar nomination this morning for Best Animated Feature! Congratulations, Jaden!

Here’s the trailer for “Russian Doll,” a brand new Netflix series featuring Brooke Timber (Ballyturk)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Eco Village, The Ferryman, and The Lion King–including several from YBAN founder Lindsay, who saw the cast rock it on closing night of School of Rock!




YBAN at WAITRESS, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME to Transfer to Broadway, and more!

YBAN founder Lindsay is seeing Waitress tonight! Break a leg!

What the Constitution Means to Me is heading to Broadway! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

David Alvarez (Billy Elliot) has been cast in the upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story, along with 17-year-old newcomer Rachel Zegler!

Check out video and photo coverage of Sophia Anne Caruso giving a sneak peek of Beetlejuice at BroadwayCon!

Check out a clip from the Dear Evan Hansen panel at BroadwayCon on BroadwayWorld.com!

There’s still time to get 2-for-1 tickets for Broadway Week, including Anastasia, Frozen, and many more! Get more details on NYCGo.com/Broadway-Week!

And here are pictures and videos from BroadwayCon!







Sarah Walsh to Perform at Broadway Beats Hunger, Heather Tepe Joins HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Tour, and more!

Sarah Walsh (School of Rock) will take part in Broadway Beats Hunger at Paper Mill Playhouse! Get more details on NewJerseyStage.com.

Congrats to alum Heather Tepe (Gypsy, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Billy Elliot), who is now on tour with How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Catch her and the show next month at Madison Square Garden.

Join Cabaret for a Cause at Pillows For Paws’ annual holiday party! This free event will feature performances from Broadway kids as well as an opportunity to make toys, beds and blankets for animals currently in shelters! The lineup includes: Adriana Braganza (The King and I), Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), Beada Briglia (Matilda, A Christmas Story tour), Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables, Everybody, How the Grinch Stole Christmas tour), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Eleanor Koski (“God Friended Me,” Les Miserables), Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour), Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth, Billy Elliot tour, Les Miserables tour), Leah Rose, Pierson Salvador (Fun Home tour), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins), Emerson Steele (Violet), Joshua Turchin (The Pill, A Christmas Story tour), and Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once).

Check out Matthew Jost (School of Rock) playing his new guitar!

Kids from School of Rock, Dream Street, and more attended New York City’s Veterans Day parade over the weekend!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Hard Problem, School of Rock, Inner Voices, The Lion King, and Beetlejuice!