CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Begins Previews, Open Call for RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

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Break a leg to the company of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on their first preview tonight!

Radio City Christmas Spectacular will hold an open call for girls to play Clara on April 25th! Get more information on RadioCity.com.

Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) will appear in At This Performance on April 2nd! Find out more on NewYorkCityTheatre.com.

Watch highlights from Amelie below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) singing “Ring of Keys” at the Broadway in Boston season announcement!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Miss Saigon, Waitress, and On Your Feet!

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Annabelle Wachtel’s Birthday, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Broadway Revival Announced, and more!

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Happy birthday to Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Annabelle!

Once On This Island will be revived on Broadway beginning this November! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out photo coverage from the release party for A Bronx Tale‘s cast album on BroadwayWorld.com!

Take a look at more opening night pictures from Miss Saigon on Broadway.com!

Get to know Lianah Sta. Ana, a high school senior and the Kim alternate in Miss Saigon, on APP.com!

Did you know Anastasia has a lottery? Enter HERE!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) has a couple of upcoming engagements! He will play The Cutting Room on April 13th; get more information about that performance on TheCuttingRoomNYC.com. Brandon is also set to play the National Anthem at the Philadelphia 76ers game on April 6th; find out more in his Facebook post:

Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, The Sound of Music LIVE, Number the Stars) will provide voiceover for “Captain Underpants”!



Watch Evie Dolan (School of Rock) from the new musical The Whipping Boy at 54 Below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Amelie!


Open Calls for RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Coming Up, Pictures from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Ballerinas ages 9-15: open calls for this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular are quickly approaching! Find out more on Backstage.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Amelie, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, and On Your Feet!

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A BRONX TALE Cast Recording Out Digitally Today, Ellie Kim On For Katie in SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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The cast recording of A Bronx Tale was released digitally today! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) is swinging on for Katie tonight in School of Rock! Break a leg, Ellie!


Check out opening night pictures from Miss Saigon on BroadwayWorld.com!

Anastasia now has a new block of tickets available! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

YBAN’s Lindsay chatted with Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine), who is currently bringing to life a beloved American Girl doll in “An American Story: Ivy and Julie 1976,” which began streaming on Amazon today, for the latest in our When I Grow Up interview series with alumni! Read it HERE.

For all our Broadway fans in Florida: Casey Butler (Finding Neverland) will appear in Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia from March 31st to April 30th in West Palm Beach! Get more details:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sunday in the Park with George, Miss Saigon, A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Waitress, and Anastasia!

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MISS SAIGON Opens, ANASTASIA Begins Previews, and more!

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Happy Opening to the company of Miss Saigon! Break a leg, everyone! Get a first look at the show on Broadway.com.

Congratulations to Anastasia on their first preview tonight!

There is an open call for School of Rock this weekend! Get more details on Backstage.com.

Check out new production photos from Amelie on Playbill.com!

Congrats to Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), who has booked a feature film! Find out more:

The stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory were interviewed on ABC News! Watch it below or on ABCNews.go.com.


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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sunday in the Park with George, The Lion King, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, and On Your Feet!

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ANASTASIA To Record Cast Album, Anthony Rosenthal Joins “Kicking & Screaming,” and more!

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Anastasia has announced that they will record a cast album! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) has joined the lineup of performers for Kicking & Screaming at Symphony Space! Find out more about the event on SymphonySpace.org.

The presentation of It’s Kind of a Funny Story at 54 Below, featuring Rozi Baker (Bonnie & Clyde, Mary Poppins, Shrek) and Evie Dolan (School of Rock), was tonight! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) did a FB Live earlier today on Amazon’s page to promote her newest film “An American Girl Story – Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance”! Get more information:


The stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory appear in the next issue of Vogue! Check out pictures from their photoshoot below:

Some of the stars of Matilda appear in Episode 4 of “Julie’s Greenroom,” now streaming on Netflix! Watch a preview below:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Everybody, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, Anastasia, Amelie, The Lion King, and BroadwayCon!

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Alyssa Marvin in Promotional Video for the Rink at Rockefeller Center, Young Artist Awards Tonight, and more!

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Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars, Dream Street) appears in a video celebrating the Rink at Rockefeller Center! Check it out:


The Young Artist Awards were today! Good luck to all of our alumni who were nominated!

1984 is set to begin previews in May! Get more details on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, Waitress, Amelie, Waitress, and Anastasia!

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New WHEN I GROW UP with Niles Fitch, “Pete’s Dragon” Now Available on Netflix, and more!

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The newest edition of our interview series When I Grow Up features Niles Fitch, who made his Broadway debut in The Lion King and later appeared in Our Lady of Kibeho Off-Broadway. Niles now appears in the ensemble of one of this season’s breakout television shows, “This Is Us”! He chatted with our founder Lindsay about life in The Lion King and interactions with “This Is Us” fans; read it HERE!

“Pete’s Dragon,” starring Oona Laurence (Matilda), is now available to watch on Netflix!

All Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, as of right now, are set to play as scheduled tonight and tomorrow! Get more details about that on Playbill.com, and please see respective points of purchase and respective shows for ticket exchanges and deals!

Here’s a video of Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale) singing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden!

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

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AMELIE Begins Previews, Sneak Peek of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of Amelie, which began previews last night! Also, Amelie will get a cast album; get more information including release dates on Playbill.com.

Watch the stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory give a sneak peek of their show on BroadwayWorld.com or below!

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) will sing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden tomorrow night! Check out a picture of him getting ready below. Also, Athan talked to NYCastings.com about his role in A Bronx Tale!


Easter Bonnet will return in April! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Watch Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) guest star on the Tyler Mount Vlog on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Amelie, Anastasia, School of Rock, Miss Saigon, Waitress, The Lion King, Sunday in the Park with George, On Your Feet, and BroadwayCon!

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Bailey Ryon to Teach Workshop in New Jersey, “The Americans” Returns Tonight, and more!

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Bailey Ryon (Matilda) will teach a workshop in New Jersey! Get more details HERE.

Tonight at 8pm was the return of “The Americans,” featuring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot)! Check out the trailer for Season 5:

Hudson Loverro spoke to Pix11 about A Bronx Tale! Check out the interview on Pix11.com. Also, the cast album of A Bronx Tale will be released digitally on March 24th! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Jasper Newell has joined the cast of Samara, opening at Soho Rep in April! Get more details on SohoRep.org.

Vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and “Stranger Things” in the Shorty Awards HERE!

Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) has booked a Christmas movie! Here she is on set:


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Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) will be on for Marcy in School of Rock on March 22nd at 2pm and for Katie (her debut in this role!) on March 24th at 8pm. Go see her if you can!


Keep your eyes peeled for an upcoming Waitress commercial featuring Ella Dane Morgan! Here’s a look at it:


Watch Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) return to “Saturday Night Live” in this sketch!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Everybody, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Amelie, Anastasia, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, Kinky Boots, BroadwayCon, Kids’ Night On Broadway, and Matildapalooza!

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