“Jack of the Red Hearts” Screening in New Jersey, NEW YORK SPECTACULAR Tickets On Sale, and more!

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“Jack of the Red Hearts,” which features Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory) and Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!), will have a screening at New Jersey City University on April 25th in honor of Autism Awareness Month! Get more information HERE.

Tickets are on sale now for New York Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Darius Kaleb (Motown) recently screened his new film “Steps”! Way to go, Darius! Here he is with his castmates:

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) was on News 12 during the 5 o’clock news! Here are some behind-the-scenes pictures from her interview:

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















Rileigh McDonald Departs MATILDA, THE KING AND I’s 1-Year Anniversary, and more!

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Happy Trails to Rileigh McDonald, who has finished her run as the title role in Matilda! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Rileigh!

Happy 1-year anniversary to the company of The King and I! Here’s Bonale Fambrini‘s message to his cast:

Congratulations to Oona Laurence (Matilda), Colin Critchley (Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots, New York Spring Spectacular), and Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), whose film “Little Boxes” premiered last night at the Tribeca Film Festival! Get more information on TribecaFilm.com.

Be sure to catch Megan Trageser (Dream Street) in addition to Niles Fitch (The Lion King) on Season 2 of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”! Here are some of Megan’s screenshots from the show:

And here are pictures from the kids of Matilda, Fun Home, Waitress, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Tuck Everlasting, and Les Miserables!













“The Adderall Diaries” feat. Jake Katzman Out in Theaters, Niles Fitch on “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” and more!

“The Adderall Diaries,” featuring Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), is out in select theaters today! Congrats, Jake!

Congratulations to Niles Fitch (The Lion King), who guest stars on Season 2 of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” which came out on Netflix today! Check out pictures from shooting below:

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has booked a TV episode! Here are behind-the-scenes pictures:

Anastasia is coming to Broadway in the 2016-2017 season! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Corinne Wilson will take her final bow in School of Rock in June. Go see her while you can!

Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) will be playing Bickle in Footloose with the Margate Players in South Jersey at the end of April! Get more information in the picture below:

Check out this video of Gabby Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) talking about all the wonderful things about Fun Home‘s home theater–Circle in the Square Theater!

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











YBAN’s 6th Anniversary, Brooklyn Nelson’s Birthday, and more!

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On this day in 2010, we officially launched! 500+ kids representing 100 productions later, we are so honored to be a go-to source for news on young professionals within the NY theatre community. We are so inspired by the kids and families who have graced the blog so far. We can’t thank everyone enough for the continued support.

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Happy birthday to Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda)! We hope you had a great day, Brooklyn!

She Loves Me has extended its run through July 10th, 2016! Congratulations to Nicholas Barasch (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) and the company! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out pictures from the cast of Tuck Everlasting meeting Nick Jonas (who is actually a former Broadway kid, having appeared on Broadway in Annie Get Your Gun, Les Miserables, and Beauty and the Beast as a child) on Playbill.com!

Check out a picture of the cast of Fun Home meeting Samantha Power and Kate McKinnon on NewYork.com!

Watch Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) cover Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Child” with his brother Dylan and Raghav Mehrotra (School of Rock) at Madison Square Garden during halftime of Sunday’s NY Knicks game on JamBase.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, Disaster!, School of Rock, Matilda, Les Miserables, and Waitress!











Casting Announced for Broadway Return of MOTOWN, “Little Miss Perfect” Trailer, and more!

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Congratulations to JJ Batteast (Motown tour, The Lion King tour) and Leon C. Outlaw Jr. (Motown tour), who will both make their Broadway debuts as Young Berry Gordy/Stevie Wonder/Michael Jackson in the Broadway return of Motown! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Here’s the trailer for “Little Miss Perfect,” featuring Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot)!

Watch Nathaniel Cullors (Motown) on “Little Big Shots” below–skip to 29:55 to see his part!

Tonight, Baylee Littrell (Disaster!) will sing with his dad, Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell! Get more information in the post below:

Also, check out Baylee in a PSA for New Yorkers to Prepare for Disaster in the video below:

This year’s Stars in the Alley will take place on June 3rd! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Watch the first Tuck Everlasting Broadway.com vlog HERE!

Watch Sophia Gennusa (Matilda, Doctor Zhivago) on “Limitless” on CBS.com!

Check out Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) guest starring on “Saturday Night Live” this past weekend!

Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street) has booked a BarkBox commercial! Check out her pictures from the shoot below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, School of Rock, Disaster!, The King and I, Les Miserables, and Tuck Everlasting!













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

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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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Nathaniel Cullors on “Little Big Shots” TONIGHT, Jake and Sydney Lucas Interviewed for National Siblings Day, and more!

Tonight, Nathaniel Cullors (Motown) will appear on “Little Big Shots” on NBC at 8pm! Make sure to tune in!

Broadway siblings Jake Lucas (The King and I, Newsies, Peter Pan LIVE) and Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) were interviewed by BroadwayWorld in honor of National Siblings Day today! Read the article, which also includes interviews with Adam and Arielle Jacobs and Celia, Maggie, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger, on BroadwayWorld.com.

Baylee Littrell will perform with his dad, Brian Littrell, at Tuesday’s performance of Disaster! Get more information in the Twitter post below:


Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) stopped by Broadway.com’s “Live at Five”! Watch it HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Finding Neverland, The King and I, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Les Miserables, On Your Feet, and Ruthless!
























Second Performance of THE LITTLE MERMAID at the Hollywood Bowl Added, Sydney Lucas to Perform at 1,000 Genders, and more!

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A second show has been added for The Little Mermaid at the Hollywood Bowl, which features Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies) as Flounder! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) will perform at 1,000 Genders to celebrate gender diversity on April 11th! Find out more on Ackerman.org or in the Twitter post below!


Nathaniel Cullors (Motown) will appear on “Little Big Shots” this Sunday at 8pm on NBC! Check out a sneak peek, brought to you by Ellen DeGeneres:

Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) is featured on Broadway.com and on WSBTV.com! Watch WSBTV’s video below:

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) was featured on Fios 1 News for her new song “Free 2 Love”! Watch the interview below or on Fios1News.com.

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, School of Rock, Waitress, On Your Feet, and She Loves Me!










Alexa Valentino Interviewed by Verizon Fios 1 News, Bobbi MacKenzie to Appear on Good Day Oregon, and more!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) was interviewed by Verizon Fios 1 News about her single! The interview aired at 5pm today. Buy her song HERE!

Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) will appear on Good Day Oregon tomorrow! We will have video soon after. Get more information in the Facebook post below:

The kids of School of Rock are featured in Broadway.com’s Day in the Life with Sierra Boggess! Watch the video HERE.

Fun Home is taking video submissions for the child roles in its Broadway and national tour productions! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Check out photo coverage from Tori Murray‘s (Ruthless!) history-making 54 Below show on BroadwayWorld.com!

Shannon Harrington (Women Without Men) will take part in Take Ten, an evening of ten-minute plays at The COW Theater! Get more information HERE.

BroadwayCon will return January 27-29, 2017! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Here’s “Too Old to Cut the Mustard” from Rachel Resheff‘s (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) 54 Below show, along with Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Olivia Chun (The King and I), and Mehret Marsh (The Lion King)! You can also check out some pictures from the show in the Facebook post below.

Here are some behind-the-scenes pictures from “Hide and Seek,” a new film featuring Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess)!

Watch the kids of Broadway play Chubby Bunny in the video below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Matilda, and She Loves Me!







Zoe Manarel’s Birthday, Raghav Mehrotra Leaves SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Happy Birthday to Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess)! We hope you had a great day, Zoe!

Happy Trails to Raghav Mehrotra, who has left the company of School of Rock! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Raghav!

Spend a two-show day at She Loves Me with a photo gallery on Playbill.com!

Tonight, Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) returns to 54 Below, joined by special guests Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Olivia Chun (The King and I), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), and more! Get more information on 54Below.com.

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