THE UNDERLYING CHRIS Begins Previews, Fina Strazza Guest Stars on “Madam Secretary,” and more!

Happy first preview to The Underlying Chris! Break a leg!

Congrats to Fina Strazza (Matilda, Animal), who guest starred on last week’s episode of “Madam Secretary”!

Young Broadway Actor News is bringing you a look at the brand new Harmony Helper app! Check out the press release HERE.

“The Assistant,” featuring Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street), will arrive in theaters in January! Get more details on

“Nostalgic Christmas,” a brand new Hallmark Christmas movie with Jenna Weir (Frozen), will premiere on Halloween!

Andrew Barth Feldman and the Evan Hansens of London, Toronto, and the US Tour performed “For Forever” to celebrate the first performance of Dear Evan Hansen in London!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of for all the women who thought they were Mad, Fear, Frozen, and more, including lots of photos of Broadway and Off-Broadway kids celebrating Halloween!

PANAMA HATTIE Begins Performances, Classic Stage Company Holding EPAs for ASSASSINS, and more!

Happy first performance to Kylie Kuioka and the company of Panama Hattie at the York Theatre Company!

Classic Stage Company is holding Equity Principal Auditions for their production of Assassins on November 4th, 5th, and 7th! Get audition information on, and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer on

Check out the cast of Forbidden Broadway performing a number for!

Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways) and Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street) will perform at this year’s Rockers on Broadway concert!

Zoe Wilson (Eco Village, The Pill, Play Like a Winner, Three Days to See) and Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) reprised their roles in the new musical XY: The Musical this week at The Duplex! Here’s a clip:

The cast of The Underlying Chris met the press this week! Check out photos on

Tonight, Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Kylie McNeill (Runaways), and more will take the stage at The Green Room 42 to raise money for the Rainforest Alliance! Get tickets HERE.

Watch Sophia Anne Caruso perform a cut song from Beetlejuice on!

Did you know that Sophia Rodriguez (Waitress) and Jesus Del Orden (The Lion King) are cousins? Check out Jesus and his castmate Aliya “Jo” Ramey visiting Sophia at the diner:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Panama Hattie, Waitress, Frozen, The Rose Tattoo, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

Broadway Hits for Haiti

Join us for this benefit concert to support Zanmi Beni children’s home in Haiti. Hosted by Ben Stiller and bringing together some of Broadway’s top performers, such as Andy Karl, Orfeh and Alice Ripley, with some of its youngest stars from shows like School of Rock, The Lion King and On Your Feet. Don’t miss this fabulous night filled with everyone’s favorite showtunes and produced by three high school students: Theo Dolan, Oscar Llodra and Ella Stiller. $25 for students; $50 for general admission; $200 for VIP premium seats with meet & greet with Ben Stiller. Please Note: the venue has a 2-beverage minimum. 

Rachel Arianna, Josiah Jacoby, and Jamie Mann Join TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE; Eamon Foley Joins Creative Team of ANNIE at Hollywood Bowl; and more!

Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), and Jamie Mann (Camp Rolling Hills) have joined the lineup for Tunes in Times Square on May 6th!

Former Broadway child actor Eamon Foley (Everyday Rapture, 13, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Assassins, Gypsy) has joined the creative team for Annie at the Hollywood Bowl as the show’s choreographer! Get more details on

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, Frozen, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Kinky Boots!

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Brooklyn Nelson to Depart FROZEN, Giuseppe Bausilio to Join the Cast of HAMILTON in Chicago, and more!

Brooklyn Nelson will take her final bow with Frozen this Sunday. Go see her if you can!

Congrats to Giuseppe Bausilio (Billy Elliot, Newsies), who will join the cast of Hamilton in Chicago!

Guess what… I’m in HAMILTON! #hamilton #my shot #hamilchi

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Here’s the trailer for the new Netflix show “The Who Was? Show,” with Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot)!

Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE) will guest star on an episode of “Raven’s Home”!

@ravenshomeofficial makes ME feel at home ❤️

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Akira Golz (Matilda) appeared in this video for Nickelodeon in honor of Earth Day!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Anastasia, Frozen, and Waitress!

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Mikee Castillo’s Birthday, Original Broadway Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK Appears on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Unmasked” CD, and more!

Happy birthday to Mikee Castillo (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day, Mikee!

The original kids cast of School of Rock appears on “Unmasked,” a CD collection celebrating the hits of Andrew Lloyd Webber! Get your copy now on

Here’s video of Kinky Boots celebrating its fifth anniversary!

More tickets are now available for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess) will appear in more print ads for Rubie’s Costume Company!

Olivia will also be performing at the New York Songwriters’ Circle’s Young Performer’s Night on April 9th!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King!

YBAN’s Lindsay Sees Douglas Baldeo in THE BODYGUARD Tour, Ella Dane Morgan Takes Over BwayDaily, and more!

YBAN’s founder Lindsay caught up with alum Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots) in Los Angeles, as well as Kevelin B. Jones III; they alternate in the tour of The Bodyguard!

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) took over @BwayDaily on Instagram today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, Waitress, Amelie, and On Your Feet!

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AMELIE Opening Night, YBAN Kids and Alumni at “Speech & Debate” Premiere, and more!

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Happy opening and break a leg to the company of Amelie!

Head over to our Instagram @YoungBwayNews for pictures of some of our alumni and current Broadway kids at the premiere of the film of “Speech & Debate,” or check them out below!

Watch a cover of “Something Just Like That” from Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) below:

Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear on Lip Sync Battle with their “Stranger Things” co-stars! Find out more:

Here’s a picture of alum Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) on the set of “The Greatest Showman”!

Check out pictures of the cast of Waitress as Sara Bareilles took her first bow on!

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

THE MOTHER OF INVENTION Closes, THE WONDER YEARS Will Have Developmental Lab, and more!


Congratulations to the company of The Mother of Invention at Abingdon Theatre Company on a great run!

In case you missed it, The Wonder Years will get a developmental lab! Get more details on

“Easy Living,” a film starring Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), will premiere at the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in March! Find out more on the film’s website.

Catch former Broadway kid Laurissa Romain (South Pacific) at The Bitter End on March 5th! Get more information on

Listen to “Symphony,” a new song by Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) below!

Check out this picture of Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) in the recording studio with Debbie Gibson!

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

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Jace Chen Joins MISS SAIGON, Video of Broadway Kid Panel from BroadwayCon 2017, and more!


Congratulations to Jace Chen, who will make his Broadway debut in Miss Saigon!

Here’s a video of the Broadway Kid panel from BroadwayCon 2017!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matildapalooza, Amelie, On Your Feet, Waitress, The Mother of Invention, and Anastasia!

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