Fabi Aguirre’s Birthday, RUTHLESS! Begins Previews, and more!


Happy Birthday to Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables)! We hope you had a great day!

Ruthless! begins previews tonight! We wish “broken legs” to Tori Murray and the rest of the company! Get tickets online at Telecharge.com.

Tori Murray (Ruthless!) performed at Cancer Schmancer! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

The lineup for this summer’s Broadway in Bryant Park has been announced! You can catch Finding Neverland on July 16th; Kinky Boots on July 23rd; Matilda and Les Miserables on July 30th; Ruthless! on August 6th; and The King and I on August 13th. Check out the full show listing on Broadway.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The King and I, Matilda, Les Miserables, and Fish in the Dark!

Rachel Resheff at “Broadway Sings for Pride,” Behind-The-Scenes Footage of KINKY BOOTS Commercial, and more!

First, we want to wish a Happy Father’s Day to all the great dads out there, with a special shout-out to the dads of all the Broadway kids who help make their kids’ dreams possible!

Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark) will sing at “Broadway Sings for Pride” tomorrow! Get more information on BroadwaySingsForPride.com!

Check out behind-the-scenes footage from the Kinky Boots commercial shoot below!

Check out photo coverage from Lilla Crawford‘s (Annie, Billy Elliot) most recent workshop at A Class Act NY on BroadwayWorld.com!

“Ring of Keys” from Fun Home and “Circle of Life” from The Lion King are two of New York’s biggest showstopping numbers right now, according to Time Out New York! Check out the full list on TimeOut.com!

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Emerson Steele (Violet) are both quoted about their dads in a Father’s Day slideshow on Playbill.com! They are both pictured, as well as Jake Lucas (The King and I)! Check it out on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Ruthless!, Fun Home, Matilda, On Your Feet, and The King and I!


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Fun Home released a new production photo featuring Sydney Lucas and the rest of the cast! Check it out to the left or here!

Watch Lynn Masako Cheng (King & I) perform “I Won’t Grow Up” below!

And here are some photos from the kids of The Lion King, Kinky Boots, The King & I, and Matilda!

Tony Awards Tonight, “100 Things To Do Before High School” Premiere, and more!


First and foremost, we want to wish broken legs to all of tonight’s performers and nominees in the 2015 Tony Awards! We can’t wait to watch! And a special shoutout to Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), nominated for Best Performance By An Actress In a Featured Role In a Musical! Sydney will also be performing “Ring of Keys” tonight. Keep an eye on our Twitter account, @YoungBwayNews, for live tweets during the Tonys!

Also, wishing a belated happy birthday to YBAN’s Lindsay, whose birthday was yesterday!

Last night, “100 Things To Do Before High School” premiered at 8:30 pm on Nick, featuring Isabela Moner (Evita)! Congrats, Isabela!

Congratulations to Maya Jade Frank (Evita, A Little Princess), who has booked a guest starring role on a TV series!

Fish in the Dark now has a rush policy! Get more information on TheaterMania.com!

Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!), Jonah Halperin (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda, Kinky Boots), and Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) will be at the book launch for “Stagestruck”! Get more information in the post below:

Ethan Halford Holder (The King and I) appears in an “Uptown Funk” battle between The King and I and On The Town! Watch it below or on Playbill.com!

Check out Sydney Lucas‘s (Fun Home) interviews with KidVuz and with Julie James of Stage17.tv below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, The King and I, Matilda, Fun Home, On Your Feet, Finding Neverland, The Lion King, Violet, Annie, Little Miss Sunshine, and Kinky Boots!


SCHOOL OF ROCK Preview, An Interview with Sydney Lucas, and more!


School of Rock preview performances at the Gramery Theater are underway in NYC this weekend! If you can’t make it to the show, take a look at this preview below:

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and her mom were interviewed by 7Online in honor of the upcoming Tony Awards! You can watch the feature below:

We have even more alumni news today! Colin Critchley (Spring Spectacular) and Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song) have booked the title characters in Nick Preschool’s new short “Corn & Peg”. Hayden Wall and Dylan Boyd (Soul Doctor) along with Ava-Riley Miles (Doctor Zhivago) will take part in the new workshop for Hazel, a musical based on the 1960’s sitcom of the same new. More info on that can be found at BroadwayWorld.com. And lastly, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess) can be seen in this hilarious ad for Listerine! Take a look. Congrats, everyone!

Congratulations to all currently featured kids and alumni who are graduating/being promoted this year! We are very proud of you and all of your academic and artistic achievements!

And here are more pictures from the kids of The King and I, The Lion King, Matilda, Fun Home, and Kinky Boots!

New Headshot from Shahadi Wright Joseph, Olivia Chun in NY Magazine Picture, and more!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (The Lion King) posted her new headshot on Facebook! Check it out to the left. Also, HERE are the outtakes from her photoshoot!

Olivia Chun (The King and I) is featured in a picture for a New York Magazine article! Check out the article and the picture on NYMag.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Fun Home, Matilda, and Kinky Boots!

Sydney Lucas’ Tony Reaction, “Lamb” To Be Released in 2016, and more!

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Playbill.com posted another reaction from Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) on her Tony nomination! She spoke over the phone with the website. You can listen to it at SoundCloud!

“Lamb” (feat. Oona Laurence of Matilda) will be released on theaters in 2016! The Orchard was granted distribution rights for the film after it premiered at SXSW. We will keep you posted on an exact date!

And here are more pictures from the kids of Fun Home, Matilda, Kinky Boots, Fish in the Dark, The King and I, Finding Neverland, and Liberty!

SCHOOL OF ROCK Casting, Behind the Scenes at KING AND I, and more!

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According to this IG post, Isabella Russo has been cast in School of Rock! More casting TBA. Congrats, Isabella!

Behind-the-scenes video from the King and I cast album recording is now online! Watch below:

Congratulations to Analise Scarpaci (Matilda) who has booked a new voiceover project!

A couple reminders! Remember to vote for our featured shows in the BroadwayWorld.com Awards. You can vote at BroadwayWorld.com. Also there are just nine general admission tickets left for Cabaret for a Cause in LA! You can order tickets at CabaretForACause.us. I (Lindsay) will also be there covering the event so come on down, see these incredible kids, say “Hi” to me, and support a great cause!

If you missed the Kinky Boots kids on the Red Nose Day Danceathon, the video is below!

Three years ago today, many of our currently featured kids and alumni took the stage at Godspell as part of Godspell Cast of 2032! These kids included Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables), Jon Viktor Corpuz (The King and I), and many more. Watch below!

And here are more pictures from the kids of The King and I, Matilda, and The Lion King!


Laurel Griggs on “Louie” TONIGHT, KINKY BOOTS Kids on NBC for Red Nose Day, and more!


Laurel Griggs (Once, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) appears on “Louie” TONIGHT on FX! Make sure to tune in at 10:30 pm!

The boys of Kinky Boots appeared on NBC at 5:30 pm EST today as part of the Red Nose Day celebration with Nick Cannon! Check out the live stream on NBC.com and the boys during the Danceathon in the picture below!

Congratulations to Juliette Angelo (Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins), who appeared on “Mad Men” on May 10th!

The kids of Fun Home attended Jeanine Tesori’s Playwrights’ Sidewalk ceremony today! Congrats, Jeanine, and check out pictures of the kids on BroadwayWorld.com and TheaterMania.com!

You can preview all 15 tracks of the Finding Neverland cast album and pre-order your copy! Check them out on FindingNeverlandTheMusical.com.

It was announced today in a casting notice that The Crucible will return to Broadway in February 2016! We can’t wait to see the cast!

Check out more pictures of Symphony Space’s Gala, including some of Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), on BroadwayWorld.com!

Douglas Baldeo‘s (Kinky Boots) new short film “Hudson in the Afterwhile” will premiere on May 29th at 6:00 pm in the City Visions Film Festival! Congrats, Douglas! Get more information the Facebook post below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Little Princess, Annie, and Matilda!

Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations, Photo Coverage from CABARET FOR A CAUSE, and more!

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Congratulations to Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), who was nominated for a Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female)! A lot of our featured productions also received nominations–check out our list HERE and the full list of nominees on Broadway.com. Congrats to all!

Check out photo coverage from Cabaret for a Cause on Playbill.com!

We just found a video that Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) did for the Sonnet Project back in July! Check it out below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Kinky Boots, Iowa, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie, The King and I, New York Spring Spectacular, and Fun Home!