YBAN Founder Lindsay’s Birthday, John Allyn to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, YBAN Class of 2018, and more!

Happy birthday to YBAN’s founder Lindsay! We hope you had a great day!

John Allyn will play his final performance as Billy in School of Rock on July 29th. See him before then if you can!

Congratulations to YBAN’s Class of 2018!

Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) was recently interviewed on KidGooRoo.com!

“Shadowhunters,” with alum Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), will end in spring 2019. Get more information on Deadline.com.

You can soon do your own production of Waitress, courtesy of MTI! Find out more about the licensing rights on BroadwayWorld.com.

The kids of Broadway recently volunteered with Broadway Serves! Check out pictures:

Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon) has booked a film! More details to come.

Watch Mimi Ryder and Mattea Conforti battle it out in Matilda trivia in this week’s Frozen vlog!

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has booked a project with HBO!

The free performance of Runaways is a week from yesterday!

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Closes, First Installment of YBAN’s When I Grow Up Interview Series, and more!


Happy Trails to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which played its final performance today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

We are launching a monthly interview series with YBAN alumni today called When I Grow Up! The first installment is now up on our website; our founder Lindsay chatted with Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) about her Broadway kid days and about Season 2 of “Shadowhunters,” which premiered at 8pm tonight on Freeform! Read the interview HERE.

Watch the final curtain call of Matilda below!

Check out the last curtain call of Fiddler on the Roof below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda, Waitress, School of Rock, and Falsettos!

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Tori Murray on “All In with Cam Newton” Tonight, Extension of SHE LOVES ME Availability on BroadwayHD, and more!

Tonight at 8:00pm, Tori Murray (Ruthless!) was in “All In with Cam Newton” on Nick!

You now have until July 10th to watch the live stream of She Loves Me on BroadwayHD! Find out more about it on Playbill.com.

The physical cast album of Waitress is out now!

Broadway For Orlando and Matilda performed at Broadway in Bryant Park yesterday! Check out pictures on Playbill.com.

Check out production photos from Runaways on Playbill.com!

Click HERE to find out about a special opportunity to see an ASL-interpreted performance of Runaways tomorrow!

Did you know that Runaways cast member Kylie McNeill‘s mother was in the original cast of Runaways in 1978? Read more about Kylie’s mom and other original cast members HERE!

Watch this short film from the kids of Fun Home!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Runaways, New York Spectacular, and Les Miserables!

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New Special Guests Join Rachel Resheff’s 54 Below Show, Trailer for Julian Silva’s New Movie, and more!

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Special guests at Rachel Resheff‘s (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) 54 Below show will include Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, West Side Story, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Olivia Chun (The King and I), and Mehret Marsh (The Lion King)! You can get 35% off of tickets in the main dining area with the code LAGUARDIA35. Get more information on 54Below.com!

Check out the trailer for “Grace Wins,” a new movie featuring Julian Silva (The Lion King)!

We now have video from the Heart 2 Heart event at 54 Below back in November! Here’s Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) performing her original song “Words Can Pave The Way”! Check it out:

Learn more about a special tradition for new Matilda Maggots on JenniBick.com!

Go see “Batman vs. Superman” and support Ripley Sobo (Matilda, Once), who plays Sage in the movie! Get more information on IMDb.com.

Tonight, the first When I Grow Up cabaret, featuring several YBAN alumni, plays the Triad! Find out more on TriadNYC.com or in the picture below!

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

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RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Closes, Major Curda Hosting “What Parents Don’t Know,” and more!

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Congratulations to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular on a great run! The show had its final performances today. We can’t wait to see what comes next for all the kids involved in the show!

Congrats to alum Major Curda (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who is now a game show host for “What Parents Don’t Know” for AwesomenessTV! Check out Major’s announcement post on Instagram below:

Wait… What? #GameShowHost #Go90 @awesomenesstv @dreamworkstv

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, The Lion King, The King and I, Kinky Boots, Matilda, Fun Home, Finding Neverland, and Lazarus!

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MOTHER COURAGE Postpones Opening, Giuseppe Bausilio To Join Aladdin, and more!


Mother Courage and Her Children has postponed its opening night from its original date of January 7th, 2016. Get more information on Broadway.com.

Congratulations to alum Giuseppe Bausilio (Newsies, Billy Elliot), who will be joining the Broadway cast of Aladdin! Get more information in Giuseppe’s Instagram post below:

Guess who's joining Aladdin on Broadway!!! Awesome Christmas present!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #aladdin @aladdin @disney @disneyonbroadway

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Congrats to Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), who went on for the role of Marcy last night! Check out her pictures below:

School of Rock has set a box office record for the Winter Garden Theatre! Congratulations to the entire company! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Here is another Rock History lesson from Isabella Russo (School of Rock)!

Congratulations to the eight Broadway and Off-Broadway kids who made TheaterMania’s list of the Top 7 Most Memorable Child Performances of 2015! Check out the list on TheaterMania.com.

Lazarus launched its digital lottery today–for $25 tickets!! Get more information about how those tickets can be yours on Playbill.com!

Check out a new commercial for Flexi Frisbee featuring Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie) on FlexiFrisbee.com! Congrats, Skye!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, On Your Feet, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, Matilda, Fun Home, and Les Miserables!

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Kids from THE KING AND I, FUN HOME, KINKY BOOTS, and More Share Holiday Traditions!

First of all, we want to wish a belated Merry Christmas to everyone who celebrates!

Kids from The King and I, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Matilda, On Your Feet, and Finding Neverland shared their favorite holiday traditions! Read the article on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Fun Home, School of Rock, The King and I, The Lion King, Matilda, On Your Feet, and Les Miserables!

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You can read an article about how the kids of Finding Neverland, On Your Feet, and School of Rock, and adults from lots of other Broadway shows, decorated their dressing rooms and backstage areas for the holidays on Playbill.com!

The Kinky Boots cast shared their favorite ugly holiday sweaters with Playbill.com! Read the article HERE!

The New York Times did a feature on backstage and dressing room decorations also, spotlighting the casts of Finding Neverland, On Your Feet, and more! Read the article on NYTimes.com.

Alexandria Suarez (On Your Feet) is Broadway.com’s most recent Fresh Face! Read her interview on Broadway.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Ruthless!, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda, Fun Home, The Lion King, Les Miserables, On Your Feet, and The King and I!

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FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE Closes, Brandon Niederauer Featured in NY Daily News, and more!


Congratulations to the company of First Daughter Suite on a great run!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) was featured in the New York Daily News this past Thursday! Read the article HERE.

Alexandria Suarez (On Your Feet) performed with her castmates at yesterday’s Ham4Ham show at Hamilton! Watch the video below:

Jim Kaplan (The King and I) was featured on Lincoln Center Theater’s Instagram, saying what he was thankful for! Check it out:

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, School of Rock, Fun Home, Matilda, Before Your Very Eyes, and Kinky Boots!

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Begins Previews, Alexandra Vlachos’s Birthday, and more!


Happy belated birthday to Alexandra Vlachos (Matilda), who turned 10 this past Monday! We hope your day was great!

Happy first preview to the company of Fiddler on the Roof! A special “break a leg” to Hayley Feinstein (A Little Princess)!

Congratulations to Hayleigh Jusas (Dream Street, A Little Princess), who has booked a web film for Disney! Here she is on set:

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Check out pictures of Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) at a panel about “Broadway at the White House” on HuffingtonPost.com!

Here is a sneak peek of “Stick It To The Man” from School of Rock!

There are just a few tickets left to Cabaret for a Cause on November 29th! Get yours now on CabaretForACause.us!

Kolette Tetlow (Iowa) can be heard this Sunday during the American Music Awards! Here she is in the recording studio:

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Here are some pictures of Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) and Rachael McVey (Dream Street) celebrating opening night of A Christmas Story at the Walnut Street Theatre!

In addition to the previously-announced kids of School of Rock, the kids of Fun Home will also be performing at “Puttin’ On The Brits” this Sunday! Find out more HERE.

Finding Neverland has announced that it will give a behind-the-scenes look at the show to more than 3,000 New York City public school students! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), who has booked a Nick Jr. voiceover gig! Get more information in her Twitter post:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, On Your Feet, Fun Home, Matilda, Before Your Very Eyes, The King and I, School of Rock, and Lazarus!

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