A BRONX TALE Casting Announced, GoFundMe from Giuseppe Bausilio, and more!

Hudson Loverro (Kinky Boots tour, Ragtime on Ellis Island) and Athan Sporek (Les Miserables, A Day by the Sea) have joined the cast of A Bronx Tale! Hudson will play Young Calogero, and Athan will be the alternate for Young Calogero. Congrats, boys! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Alum Giuseppe Bausilio (Newsies, Billy Elliot), who has appeared in Aladdin and Cats on Broadway since, and is supposed to be in the cast of Hello, Dolly! next year, needs your help! Take a look at his GoFundMe page for his medical expenses HERE.

BroadwayWorld has a ton of coverage from Broadway Flea Market! Check out photos of the booths HERE, and pictures from the autograph table including Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) HERE. Finally, you can watch a video of all the booths you may have missed below or HERE!

“The Women’s Bathroom Project,” a new film featuring Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars), will screen next month in New York! Find out more in Alyssa’s Facebook post:

“Containment,” featuring Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies), is coming to Netflix on October 21st! Get more information on Inquisitr.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of The King and I, Les Miserables, Matilda, Billy Elliot, Fun Home, School of Rock, Waitress, and On Your Feet!

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CAMP ROLLING HILLS, THE GOLD, and TINK! Win NYMF Awards, RAGTIME on Ellis Island May Get a Full Production, and more!

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Congratulations to Camp Rolling Hills, The Gold, and Tink! on their New York Musical Festival awards! Check out the full list HERE.

The recent concert of Ragtime on Ellis Island may get a full-scale production in 2017! Get more details about it on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out video highlights from the concert on TheaterMania.com!

Congratulations to Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins, The People in the Picture), whose film “Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket” is out now on DVD, iTunes, Amazon, and on-demand! Find out more in her Instagram post below:


Be sure to check out #AnnabelleHooper on August 9th!! iTunes, Amazon, on demand etc. 🙂

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Les Miserables, On Your Feet, Fun Home, Matilda, Motown, and Waitress!














NEW YORK SPECTACULAR, TRIP OF LOVE, and CAMP ROLLING HILLS Close; YBAN Kids Featured in Hamilkids Video; and more!

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Happy trails to the companies of New York Spectacular, Trip of Love, and Camp Rolling Hills! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Kids from Fun Home, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots, as well as young theatre critic Iain Armitage, are featured in Hamilton‘s Hamilkids video of “The Schuyler Sisters”!

Congratulations to Maya Grace Fischbein who went on as John yesterday in Fun Home! She is the first actor to have portrayed all three Bechdel children on Broadway! Get more information in her post:


Check out this video of Madeleine Pace (Once) talking about the newly discovered theatre remains in Times Square!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, Fun Home, Trip of Love, Les Miserables, Waitress, New York Spectacular, and Ruthless!












CAMP ROLLING HILLS Opens, Media Coverage from Broadway for Black Lives Matter, and more!

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Happy opening to the company of Camp Rolling Hills at the New York Musical Festival! Break a leg to all!

Read an article about Broadway for Black Lives Matter HERE, and check out photo coverage from the event featuring the kids of Runaways on Playbill.com. Also, check out a video below–go to 0:39 for the Runaways cast!

Giuseppe Bausilio (Newsies, Billy Elliot, Irving Berlin’s America), Joshua Colley (Newsies, Les Miserables, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown), David Guzman (Newsies), Jacob Guzman (Newsies), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), and Zachary Unger (Newsies, Chaplin, Big Fish) have joined a Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below on August 21st! Get more details on 54Below.com.

BuzzFeed highlighted the Broadway roots of Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), both currently starring in “Stranger Things” on Netflix! Read the article HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trip of Love, The Gold, School of Rock, New York Spectacular, and Matilda!









LIBERTY Closes, Jenna Ortega Departs NEW YORK SPECTACULAR, and more!

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Happy trails to Abigail Shapiro and the company of Liberty, which closed today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Abigail! Here’s a full-cast picture:

Happy trails to Jenna Ortega, who played her final performance in New York Spectacular today! Be sure to catch her on “Stuck in the Middle” and “Elena of Avalor” on Disney Channel!

Watch Maya Jade Frank (Evita, Mary Poppins, A Little Princess) on tonight’s episode of “Bizaardvark”! Here’s a picture of Maya working on the episode:

IBT featured Nia Sioux talking about Trip of Love and “Dance Moms”! Read the article on IBTimes.com.

If you have a cable subscription, you can watch Tori Murray (Ruthless!) on “All In with Cam Newton” HERE!

Tink!, Camp Rolling Hills, and Lisa and Leonardo have extended their runs! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Join Fun Home on Facebook to watch a livestream of the opening of the concert in Orlando tonight!

The trailer for “Legends of the Hidden Temple” is out now! Watch it below, featuring Isabela Moner (Evita) and Colin Critchley (Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots, New York Spring Spectacular).

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Motown, Lisa and Leonardo, Tink!, Les Miserables, New York Spectacular, and Fun Home!








MISSING GEMINI Opens, A DAY BY THE SEA Begins Previews, and more!

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Happy opening to the company of Missing Gemini! Break a leg to all for tonight’s opening performance!

Break a leg also to the company of A Day by the Sea, which began previews tonight!

Motown has announced a closing date of July 31st. Get more details on Playbill.com.

We have a lot of news about new projects that our alumni and current kids have booked! Congrats to all:

Alphonso Jones II (The Lion King) has booked a feature film.

Maizy Boosin (Camp Rolling Hills) will appear on “Chopped” next month.

Gregory Diaz (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) has booked a commercial for American Family Insurance.

Lilli Jacobs (A Little Princess) has booked a voiceover for Atlantic Broadband.

Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine, Dream Street) has a new animated series coming in 2017.

Madeleine Pace (Once) will appear in the short film “Hide and Seek”!

Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) has joined the tour of Annie! She’s pictured below with Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars), who is also joining the tour’s company, and Madisen Johnson, a member of the tour cast.


Check out pictures from the New York Musical Festival opening night party, featuring the kids of Camp Rolling Hills and Tink!, on TheaterMania.com.

The cast of She Loves Me will celebrate their cast recording at Barnes & Noble on August 3rd! Get more details on Playbill.com.

In case you missed it, check out Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) on Pix11 in the video below!

Watch Carly Gendell (School of Rock) sing “The Rules of Being Cool”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Lisa and Leonardo, Matilda, New York Spectacular, Les Miserables, Fun Home, Missing Gemini, and School of Rock!









FIDDLER ON THE ROOF To Close, Alumni David and Jacob Guzman Featured on Playbill, and more!

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Fiddler on the Roof has announced a closing date of December 31st, 2016. Go see Hayley Feinstein (A Little Princess) and the cast before then! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Twins and Newsies alumni David Guzman and Jacob Guzman are all grown up now and appearing in Hamilton and Fiddler on the Roof, respectively! Read an article about them on Playbill.com.

Watch Shane Davis (Matilda) dance with Justin Bieber in the video below! Also, check out Shane in ACT Magazine!

Nia Sioux talked to OK Magazine and UInterview about Trip of Love!

Check out pictures of the kids of Camp Rolling Hills at opening night of the New York Musical Festival on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tink!, New York Spectacular, Lisa and Leonardo, Fun Home, Cabaret for a Cause, Trip of Love, Kinky Boots, and Motown!


















FALSETTOS and A DAY BY THE SEA Casting, ANASTASIA Coming to Broadway April 2017, and more!

Congratulations to Anthony Rosenthal (Newsies tour), who will make his Broadway debut in Falsettos! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Kylie McVey and Athan Sporek (Les Miserables), who have joined the cast of A Day By the Sea at the Mint Theater Company! Find out more on MintTheater.org.

Anastasia will open on Broadway in April 2017! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Hayden Wall (School of Rock, Soul Doctor) appeared on “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” over the weekend! Watch below:

Matilda, Motown, Finding Neverland, Fiddler on the Roof, Les Miserables, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Fun Home, and Ruthless! will perform at Broadway in Bryant Park this summer! Get more details on Playbill.com.

The cast of Fun Home celebrated Pride over the weekend! Check out photos on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to the kids who performed in Broadway Kids for Orlando! Our alumni who participated include Ripley Sobo (Runaways, Matilda, Once), Frenie Acoba (Runaways, Matilda), Zachary Brod (Dream Street, On A Stool At The End of a Bar), Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), William Poon (The King and I), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Shrek), Brooklyn Shuck (Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie), and Chris Sumpter (Runaways, Matilda).

Tre Jones (The Lion King) does the Trillionaire Tag in the video below:

Tonight was Kids of the Arts’ Love is Love event at the Triad! It featured YBAN alumni Neil McCaffrey (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Bye Bye Birdie), Frenie Acoba (Runaways, Matilda), Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), Olivia Chun (The King and I), Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting), Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), Adam Dorfman (A Little Princess), Christie Kim (The King and I), Sophie Knapp (Dream Street, Once, A Little Princess), David Gabriel Lerner (Mary Poppins), Tori Murray (Ruthless!), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins), Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), Violet Young (Number the Stars), and Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), who will make a special appearance to sing “Ring of Keys.” Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch the trailer for “The New Edition Story,” featuring Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), on Bet.com!

Tori Murray (Ruthless!) returns to 54 Below on July 14th! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Get your tickets for Cabaret for a Cause, which will feature alumni Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Ava Briglia (Matilda), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Evan Gray (Matilda), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), David Rosenthal (Matilda), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once), and Corinne Wilson (School of Rock). Find out more in the Facebook post below:

And here are pictures from the kids of Broadway Kids for Orlando, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, On Your Feet, New York Spectacular, The Lion King, A Day By the Sea, Fun Home, and School of Rock!






Anthony Pierini on “Royal Pains,” Broadway Kids for Orlando Performs Tonight, and more!

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Congratulations to Anthony Pierini (Big Fish, Mary Poppins), who will appear on “Royal Pains” on June 29th at 9/8c on USA! Find out more on IMDb.com.

Broadway Kids for Orlando performed tonight at Don’t Tell Mama! Get more details about the event in the Facebook post below:

Tori Murray (Ruthless!) will guest star on “All In” on July 8th at 8pm on Nick!

Please join Sean Reda (Les Miserables, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and donate to Cure the Kids on GoFundMe!

Congrats to Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King), who presented last night at the BET Awards! We’re currently looking for video, stay tuned! And check out a picture below:

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will play Big Blues Bender September 8-11, 2016! Get more information HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of New York Spectacular, The King and I, School of Rock, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, and On Your Feet!








Fabi Aguirre’s Birthday, THE KING AND I and YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Close, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables)! We hope you had a great day, Fabi!

Happy trails to the companies of The King and I and You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, which both finished their runs today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

In case you missed it, check out complete coverage from opening night of New York Spectacular on Playbill.com and Broadway.com, and BroadwayWorld’s Part One and Part Two!

The livestream of She Loves Me will be available for up to one week after the event! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Maya Grace Fischbein will perform the role of Christian in Fun Home July 1-3! Go see her in the show, and find out more in her post:


Here’s a clip from Ruthless!

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, The King and I, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Liberty, Les Miserables, Matilda, She Loves Me, and Waitress!