YBAN founder Lindsay met Thursday Williams after seeing yesterday’s performance of What the Constitution Means to Me! We highly recommend this show for everyone, especially all students in middle school and above.
If you listen closely while seeing Disney’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,” you can hear the voices of Broadway and tour kids and alumni Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), Landon Maas (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour), Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), and Brooklyn Shuck (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Tuck Everlasting, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie)!
We now have more videos from Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) performing “Lifeboat”:
Check out Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) singing “Hold Me Now” and accompanying herself on guitar:
Several of our alumni are slated to guest star on two different episodes of “Sesame Street”! One of them will feature Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Eduardo Hernandez (Really Rosie, On Your Feet), and Tori Feinstein (Matilda), along with tour kid Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour). The other will feature Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) and Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock). Find out more below!
The SAG Award nominations came out today, and several of the shows nominated feature our alumni! Congratulations to “This Is Us” and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” both featuring Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King), and to “Stranger Things,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie).
The Utica Observer-Dispatch highlighted Allie Kiesel and A Christmas Story Live! Read the article on UticaOD.com.
In addition to the previously announced Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots) will also appear in the “Arkangel” episode on Season 4 of “Black Mirror”!
Check out these videos from this Monday’s Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess) performing “Stand in the Light”!
Here’s Gabriella Baldacchino (A Christmas Story tour) singing “All Grown Up”!
Watch Alex and Iris Davies (The Sound of Music tour) sing “If You Fall”!
Amadi Chapata (School of Rock) performed in the opening number of Gypsy of the Year! Watch below:
Get an exclusive look at the choreography of A Christmas Story Live!
Watch Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen, Matilda) singing “Mary Did You Know” at Lewis Memorial Baptist Church this past Sunday!
Check out Serena Quadrato (Matilda) appearing on “Lip Sync Battle Shorties” back in October!
Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock) makes a brief appearance in Dear Evan Hansen‘s “You Will Be Found” Virtual Choir!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause and A Christmas Story Live!
Happy birthday to Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! We hope you had a great day, Jaden!
The Golden Globes nominations came out today! Congratulations to “The Greatest Showman,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Emerson Tate Alexander (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Sawyer Niehaus (Fun Home), Rocco Wu (The King and I), and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda); “Stranger Things,” featuring Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert); “The Post,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); “This Is Us” and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” both featuring Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King); and “Big Little Lies,” featuring Iain Armitage. Check out the full list of nominations on CNN.com!
Watch Laurel Griggs (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Once) and Violet Tinnirello (Chasing Rainbows workshop) on last weekend’s “Saturday Night Live”!
Check out the trailer for “The Post,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street)!
Also, here’s a sneak peek at “The Greatest Showman,” also featuring Austyn!
Have you downloaded the Broadway Star Project holiday album yet? It features alumni Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Madeleine Pace (Once), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Merin McCallum (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Blake Devin Sheridan (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King). Find out more:
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