Abigail Shapiro Cast in Season 2 of “Doom Patrol,” Sophia Anne Caruso Joins “The Liz Swados Project,” and more!

Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) has been cast in Season 2 of DC’s “Doom Patrol,” premiering June 25th at HBO Max!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice, Blackbird, Lazarus, The Nether, Runaways, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) will pay tribute to the late Elizabeth Swados as part of “The Liz Swados Project”! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Season 2 of “NOS4A2,” with Broadway alum Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), will premiere on June 21st! Here’s a behind-the-scenes look:

Stage versions of The Jungle Book and Bedknobs and Broomsticks are in the works! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Stars from Jagged Little Pill, “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist,” and more took part in today’s “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin) and Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) have launched a new podcast called “Take a Bow”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!




TREVOR Postpones Performances Through June 7, Nia Sioux’s Book Available for Pre-Order, and more

As we continue to look back in honor of our 10th anniversary, we re-visit 2017, when Broadway welcomed childhood favorites Anastasia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and welcomed back Once On This Island and Miss Saigon!

2018 was another busy year for us as we covered shows like Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Ferryman, as well as the Off-Broadway hit The Jungle!

We’ve now had a first and second wave of cast announcements for our 10th anniversary virtual concert this Monday, April 13th at 4pm PST / 7pm EST! The concert will take place on YouTube (streaming link to come) and the lineup will include (with more announcements coming soon):

  • Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables, On Your Feet)
  • Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars)
  • Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live)
  • Caroline Basu (School of Rock)
  • Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie)
  • Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street)
  • Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime)
  • Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
  • Adriana Braganza (The King and I)
  • Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie)
  • Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984)
  • Chloe Bryan (School of Rock)
  • Grace Capeless (Matilda, The Lion King, A Christmas Story)
  • Jordan Cole (School of Rock)
  • Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
  • Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, “In The Heights”)
  • Reese Sebastian Diaz (Mary Poppins, Dear Evan Hansen)
  • Cate Elefante (Waitress)
  • Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I)
  • Jake Ryan Flynn (Mrs. Doubtfire, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
  • Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie)
  • Carly Gold (The Ferryman)
  • Katie Grober (Waitress)
  • Winnie Grober
  • Taylor Paige Henderson (The Bedwetter)
  • Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo)
  • Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot)
  • Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)
  • Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King)
  • Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars)
  • Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
  • Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress)
  • Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands)
  • Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda)
  • Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Fun Home, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie)
  • Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen, Matilda)
  • Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot)
  • Sebastian Ortiz (A Christmas Carol)
  • Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem)
  • Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock)
  • GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda, “Dance Moms”)
  • Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia)
  • Ayla Schwartz (Frozen)
  • Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia)
  • Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess)
  • Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale)
  • Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol)
  • Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire)
  • Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill)
  • Jeremy T. Villas (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots)
  • Jaden Myles Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
  • Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon)
  • Jaidyn Young (Annie)

Trevor has postponed performances through June 7th. More updates coming soon!

Nia Sioux (Trip of Love, “Dance Moms”) wrote a book and it’s available to pre-order now!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) sang “Waving Through A Window” for the cast of HBO’s “Barry” during a recent “Stars In The House” live stream! (He appears around 52:09.)

Check out Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) covering Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” as part of Acapop! KIDS:

Check out the newest single from Big Pity, a new band including Broadway alum Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), titled “Things to Work On,” on Apple Music or Spotify!

Milo Manheim (Generation Me) took part in “Saturday Night Seder” tonight! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Mehret Marsh (Tina) livestreamed from (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and guests Fallyn and Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live)!

Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime) stopped by Camp Broadway’s podcast!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and Caroline, Or Change!

Andrew Barth Feldman on ABC7NY, Classic Stage Company to Present ASSASSINS in 2019-2020, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) was spotlighted on ABC7NY with his co-star Mallory Bechtel!

Classic Stage Company has announced that Assassins will be part of their 2019-2020 season! Find out more on Broadway.com.

The cast of Beetlejuice chatted with Playbill.com and TheaterMania.com!

Check out the new trailer for “Stranger Things,” with Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), as well as brand new photos from Season 3!

The kids of School of Rock will reunite at The Green Room 42 on March 30th! Get tickets HERE.

Joshua Turchin (The Pill) has joined the cast of Forbidden Broadway at 54 Below! Get more details HERE.

And check out this picture from the “graduation ceremony” at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

BEETLEJUICE Ticket Deals Today and During Previews, Bella May Mordus on as Mercy Carney in THE FERRYMAN This Week, and more!

Happy birthday to YBAN staff member Emily! We hope you had a great day!

Today only, get $59 tickets to Beetlejuice in honor of Lydia Deetz’s birthday!

Also, Beetlejuice will have a special $33.33 ticket lottery/game show during previews! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

This week, now through Sunday, you can see swing Bella May Mordus as Mercy Carney in The Ferryman!

Photo Credit: Bella May Mordus

Watch the original cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child take a bow at their last performance in this video! A new company begins tomorrow to manage more mischief on Broadway.

Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) will take part in “For the Girls” at 54 Below! Get more details HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Catherine Ashmore Bradley, Grace DeAmicis, and Jack Pravda Join HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD; Brigid Harrington Cast in THE GREAT GATSBY at University of Notre Dame; and more!

Congratulations to Catherine Ashmore Bradley (A Christmas Story tour), Grace DeAmicis, and Jack Pravda, who will all make their Broadway debuts upon joining Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Brigid Harrington (Mary Poppins) has been cast in The Great Gatsby at the University of Notre Dame! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Frozen, The Ferryman, The Lion King, and What the Constitution Means to Me!

Photo Credit: Ryder Koehle




Extra Tickets in This Week’s Friday Forty at HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, Anthony Rosenthal to Appear on FX’s “Fosse/Verdon,” and more!

This week would be a good week to enter the Friday Forty at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; find out why below!

Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos) will appear in the brand new series “Fosse/Verdon” on FX! Be sure to tune in April 9th.

Shaylin Becton (The Lion King) is currently appearing in a commercial for Lowe’s!

Jessica Cherniak (Until Death Do Us Part) has booked a co-star role in a CBS series!

Check out photo coverage from the opening night party for the new cast of The Ferryman on BroadwayWorld.com, as well as pictures from the kids of the festivities!





Riley Summer Perler’s Birthday, “On My Block” with Brett Gray to Return to Netflix for Second Season, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Riley Summer Perler (Waitress), who turned five a couple of days ago! We hope you had a great day, Riley!

“On My Block,” featuring Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), will return to Netflix in March for a second season! Get more details HERE, but be warned, the article includes spoilers!

Good luck to this year’s Oscar nominees, including “Mirai,” which features Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)!

Tonight, the current and former kids of Broadway are joining together to sing tunes from film, TV, Broadway, and more! Get tickets HERE.

Tickets are still available for Kids’ Night On Broadway, which occurs on February 26th! Bring a child to the theatre for free with a full-priced adult tickets. Get more details HERE!

Watch Sydney Chan (The King and I tour, A Christmas Story tour) and Joshua Turchin (The Pill) perform a mashup of “In My Dreams” and “Santa Fe” at the latest installment of The Early Night Show!

The next (YOUNG) is one week from tonight! Get your tickets HERE.

Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) has joined the lineup for 54 Sings Alanis Morissette! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Listen to “We Become,” a new song from Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), on iHeart.com!

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) recently modeled for Broadway Kids Dancewear!

If you’re in Utah, get your tickets for Bonanza, featuring Carly Rose Sonenclar (Wonderland, Les Miserables), on BonanzaCampout.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Anastasia!








DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Hold Open Call in Chicago, Analise Scarpaci Joins LOLITA, MY LOVE at York Theatre Company, and more!

Dear Evan Hansen is holding an open call in Chicago, seeking actors and actresses age 17+ for its teen roles! Get more information HERE.

Congrats to Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story, Godspell Cast of 2032), who has been cast in Lolita, My Love at York Theatre Company! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child just released a new block of tickets!

Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia) filmed an episode of a TV show last week! More details to come.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock, The Mother of Invention) appeared on “Crashing” on HBO over the weekend alongside her mom!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen and The Ferryman!





Broadway Kids at A Class Act NY’s BroadwayCon Booth, Pictures from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Lots of current Broadway kids and alumni will be at A Class Act NY’s booth for pictures and autographs during BroadwayCon! See below for the schedule of when you can find Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Caroline Basu (School of Rock), Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock), Mia Williamson (Once On This Island), Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Ayla Schwartz (Frozen), Zoe Glick (Frozen), and Jim Kaplan (School of Rock, The King and I) at the booth.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Hard Problem, and Kinky Boots!








SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids to Perform in “A Time To Rock” at The Green Room 42, Zoe Wilson Joins ECO VILLAGE Off-Broadway, and more!

The current kids of School of Rock will take the stage at The Green Room 42 for “A Time To Rock,” presented by Shine Theatre Arts Project! Get tickets HERE.

Zoe Wilson (The Pill, Play Like a Winner, Three Days to See) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Eco Village! Previews begin on January 15th. Get more information HERE.

The Broadway Blog praised Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Ferryman as some of the best theatre of 2018, and The Ferryman, as well as The Jungle, What the Constitution Means to Me, and This Ain’t No Disco, are highlighted in YesBroadway’s 16 Gifts the Theater Gods Gave Us in 2018!

Mimi Ryder (Frozen) recently stopped by the Fancounters podcast! Listen to her episode HERE.

The updated list of panelists for the “Sing Out, Louise: The Daily Life of a Child on Broadway” panel at BroadwayCon includes Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, Assassins, A Bronx Tale), Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos), Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast; currently appearing in The Ferryman), Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Natalia Bingham (School of Rock tour). It is set to take place on January 12th at 1:45pm in Murray Hill West Room! Get more details on the BroadwayCon schedule site.

Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon) is appearing in this commercial for Betadine!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, Beetlejuice, School of Rock, The Ferryman, and The Lion King!