Isabella Houston and Owen Tabaka Join LOVE LIFE, Lily Tamburo Joins MRS. DOUBTFIRE, Walter Russell III Joins THE LION KING, and more!

Congratulations to Isabella Houston and Owen Tabaka (A Christmas Story tour), who have been cast in New York City Center’s production of Love Life! Read the full casting announcement on Playbill.com.

Congrats as well to Lily Tamburo (How the Grinch Stole Christmas! tour), who will make her Broadway debut as an understudy in Mrs. Doubtfire!

Finally, congratulations to Walter Russell III, who will make his Broadway debut in The Lion King after playing Young Simba on the show’s tour!

Today, “Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made,” the new Disney+ movie with Chris Martinez (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), has arrived and is available to stream on Disney+!

Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), currently preparing to star in Mrs. Doubtfire on Broadway, has joined the lineup for 54/54/54 at 54 Below on May 4th! Get tickets now.

And here are videos from the most recent iteration of “Switched” at 54 Below!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares in “She Will Rock You” at 54 Below Tonight, Audrey Bennett in Amazon’s “Hunters,” and more!

Tonight, Broadway alum Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet, School of Rock) will take part in “She Will Rock You” at 54 Below! Get more details HERE.

Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie) will appear in the upcoming Amazon series “Hunters”! Here she is in the commercial for the show that aired during the Super Bowl:

Jamilah Rosemond (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) has been cast in Henry Box Brown: A Musical Journey, playing in NYC and Savannah, GA!

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I am so happy to announce that I am in the cast of Henry Box Brown- A Musical Journey! So thankful to God to be joining this show as they embark on their 6 city tour around the U.S.!! NYC Previews are this weekend Sat. Feb 8 at 3:30pm and Sun. Feb 9 at 7:30pm (which is the one I’ll be performing in). Then we go to Savannah, Georgia next weekend for 4 shows! Let me know if you are interested in purchasing a ticket! 💛 • • • “Henry Box Brown, the story of an 1850’s enslaved Virginia man who shipped himself to freedom in a box with the help of African American and white abolitionists. In this fusion of Gospel, R&B, blue grass and original negro spirituals, this musical celebrates the triumph of the human spirit.”

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Max William Bartos (Sing Street) will perform at 54 Below on May 4th as part of 54/54/54! Get tickets HERE.

YBAN founder Lindsay let it go at Frozen last weekend, and she says it’s still magical even after seeing it multiple times! Great job, everyone!

Lindsay also had a great time at “Switched” at 54 Below, meeting many amazing current and former Broadway kids!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and Tina!

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THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Closes at Atlantic Theater Company, ONE GIANT LEAP Reading with Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams Tonight, and more!

Happy Trails to Elizabeth Teeter, alum Brett Gray, and the company of The Secret Life of Bees, which played its final performance at Atlantic Theater Company today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

Tonight is the reading of One Giant Leap, featuring Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams of What the Constitution Means to Me! Watch the livestream HERE. Also, full video from the episode of “Google Talks” featuring What the Constitution Means to Me will arrive soon!

YBAN founder Lindsay had a wonderful time seeing Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) in Once Upon A Mattress on Friday night! You can catch Hannah recurring on this season of HBO’s “Euphoria,” and her next episode is airing tonight!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) will perform in Atlantic City next week as part of Broadway on the Boardwalk, at 8pm at Kennedy Plaza! Get more details HERE. And check out videos of Sophia performing “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” at Broadway in Bryant Park below:

“Now & Then,” presented by Growing Up Broadway, took place last night at 54 Below! Video to come. Get more details on 54Below.com.

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










NOT EVEN THE GOOD THINGS Opens Off-Broadway, WAITRESS to Close on Broadway in January 2020, and more!

Happy Opening to Serena Parrish and the company of Not Even The Good Things Off-Broadway! Break a leg, everyone!

Waitress has announced a closing date in January 2020. Go see it on Broadway before then! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to our alumni whose projects were nominated for Emmy Awards this morning! “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho); “Russian Doll,” with Brooke Timber (Ballyturk); “Fosse/Verdon,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); and the “Sesame Street” special “When You Wish Upon A Pickle,” with Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), were all nominated. Get the full list on Variety.com.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock, The Mother of Invention) has been cast in The Underlying Chris, playing Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theater! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) attended an advanced screening of the new “The Lion King” film! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

Sophia Anne Caruso will perform with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway in Bryant Park this week! Cast members from Waitress are also set to perform. Get the full lineup on Playbill.com!

Get your tickets HERE for “Now & Then,” happening this week at 54 Below and featuring kids from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Billy Elliot, and more!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has released a new single! Go check out “Skin I’m In”!

Tonight, “Dance Moms” airs a new episode with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and future Radio City Christmas Spectacular ballerina Elliana Walmsley! Check out the group dance from last week and Elliana’s solo:

And check out this picture from the cast of What the Constitution Means to Me when they stopped by Google Talks!

“Dancing with the Stars Juniors” and “Stranger Things” Up for Kids’ Choice Awards, “Now & Then” Performance Videos Now On YouTube, and more!

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You can vote for “Dancing with the Stars Juniors,” with Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live), and “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), in the 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards! Vote HERE.

All performances from the recent “Now & Then” concert, featuring current Broadway kids and former Broadway kids now all-grown-up, are available on YouTube! Check out the full playlist HERE.

Benjamin Harding (Matilda) is appearing in Urinetown at Chamblee Charter High School in Chamblee, GA, next week! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Dear Evan Hansen, and What the Constitution Means to Me!






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!








Ashley Brooke Guest Stars on “The Other Two” Tonight, Photo and Video Coverage of Andrew Barth Feldman’s DEAR EVAN HANSEN Debut, and more!

Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street) will guest star on tonight’s episode of “The Other Two” at 10:30pm on Comedy Central!

Check out photo coverage of Andrew Barth Feldman‘s opening night in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway.com, BroadwayWorld.com, and TheaterMania.com, as well as video footage of his first bow below:

Full performance videos from the most recent Former Broadway Kids concert at 54 Below are now on YouTube! Here’s a link to the playlist.

Congratulations to Tre Ryder (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), whose film “After the Wedding” recently screened at Sundance!

The new cast of “Dance Moms,” which includes GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), will compete for the first time as a group this Saturday at Starbound in New Jersey! Get more details:

And here are pictures and videos from the casts of the recent Former Broadway Kids and (YOUNG) concerts!





SCHOOL OF ROCK Alums to Jam Onstage Following Final Performance, “Now & Then” Returning to 54 Below, and more!

Alumni of School of Rock will take the stage after the show’s final performance on Sunday for a jam session! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Kids from School of Rock, Matilda, and more are teaming up with former Broadway kids who are now all grown up to perform at 54 Below when “Now & Then” returns in February! Get more information, including the lineup, on 54Below.com.

Keaton Whittaker (A Little Night Music) wrote an article for The Ensemblist blog about life after her Broadway debut! Read it HERE.

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








Victoria Collett and Katie Grober Depart WAITRESS, Brooklyn Shuck Departs HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, and more!

Happy Trails to Victoria Collett and Katie Grober, who played their final performances as Lulu in Waitress today, and Brooklyn Shuck, who took her final bow in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child today as well! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

“Now and Then” is tonight at 54 Below, pairing up current Broadway kids with former Broadway kids for duets! Get more details HERE.

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







GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Opening Night Photo and Video Coverage, SCHOOL OF ROCK at Broadway in Bryant Park Tomorrow, and more!

Check out photos from the first official curtain call of Gettin’ The Band Back Together on BroadwayWorld.com!

BroadwayWorld also has pictures from the show’s opening night party HERE!

And here’s Sawyer Nunes chatting about Gettin’ The Band Back Together!

The kids of School of Rock and the teens of Gettin’ The Band Back Together will be performing at Broadway in Bryant Park tomorrow at 12:30pm! Get more details HERE.

NYC Broadway Week is back! Get 2-for-1 tickets for select Broadway shows from September 3rd to 16th. Purchase your tickets now!

Former Broadway kids from Matilda, Les Miserables, and more will perform at 54 Below on August 18th in “Back to Before”!

Also coming up soon for our featured kids and alumni at 54 Below, “Now And Then”!

“The Super,” with Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Matilda, Sunday in the Park with George) and Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), will arrive in movie theaters on October 19th! Find out more information on Deadline.com.

YBAN’s founder Lindsay got to watch GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) film an episode of Nickelodeon’s “Lip Sync Battle Shorties”! Look for her episode this fall during the show’s second season!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once On This Island, School of Rock, Waitress, Frozen, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Mary Page Marlowe, The Lion King, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!