Zoe Glick Cast in UNKNOWN SOLDIER at Playwrights Horizons, Best Broadway Plays and Musicals of the Decade Lists from TheaterMania, and more!

Zoe Glick (Frozen) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons! Read the full cast announcement HERE.

Congrats to Waitress, Once, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway musicals of the decade list; and to What the Constitution Means to Me, The Ferryman, and The Inheritance, which made it onto TheaterMania’s top 10 Broadway plays of the decade list!

Also, congratulations to Kinky Boots and The Lion King, which are both among the highest-grossing Broadway shows of the decade! Check out the full list on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sing Street, A Christmas Carol, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress, as well as Young Broadway Actor News’ Top 9 Instagram posts of 2019!









Andrew Barth Feldman to Depart DEAR EVAN HANSEN in January, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY to Move to the York Theatre Company, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman will play his final performance of Dear Evan Hansen on January 26th. Go see him before then if you can!

Forbidden Broadway will move to the York Theatre Company! Get more details HERE.

What the Constitution Means to Me and The Inheritance made Time’s Best Theater Performances of 2019 list, while Make Believe was included on The New York Times’s Best Theater of 2019 list!

Watch Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie) sing “Not for the Life of Me” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Here’s Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) singing “Suddenly Seymour” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Congrats to Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris), who appeared on a recent episode of the TV series “Tricked”!

Earlier this week, Presley Ryan performed “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway Under the Stars, a free event at The Shops at Columbus Circle!

YBAN has created a playlist of holiday songs from musicals like Elf and A Christmas Story, tracks from “Carols for a Cure” and “The Holiday Star Experience,” and singles/EPs released by the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway! We’ll be updating it throughout the season. Give a listen HERE!

“Sunny Side Up,” with Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), has arrived on Brat TV!

Congrats to Dayton Tavares (Billy Elliot), who has been cast in Magic Mike Live, which will open in Melbourne in May 2020 and then tour through Australia!

Here’s a sneak peek of Suri Marrero (Frozen) in “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”!

The Seattle run of Mrs. Doubtfire has extended through January 4th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Emerson Steele (Violet) is producing a show at 54 Below called “I Am Woman”! It will take place on February 23rd. Get tickets HERE!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) is on the cover of Visual Tales Magazine!

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The newest episode of the podcast “Little Known Facts” features Ella Rubin (The Rose Tattoo)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s a peek at “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” with alum Jenna Weir (Frozen), coming to Amazon Prime on December 6th and PBS Kids on December 7th!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) sang the National Anthem for a recent Knicks game over the weekend!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, A Christmas Carol, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!






Mikee Castillo’s Birthday, Olivia Fanders to Guest Star on “Happy” on Syfy Tomorrow, and more!

Happy birthday to Mikee Castillo (The Lion King), who celebrated her birthday over the weekend! We hope you had a great day, Mikee!

Tomorrow, catch Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess) guest starring on “Happy” at 10pm on Syfy!

Milly Shapiro (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) will star in her own cabaret at The Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Waitress, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, and “A Time To Rock” at The Green Room 42!

“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!






“A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant” Performs Again Tonight, SCHOOL OF ROCK and THE JUNGLE Auditions, and more!

Tonight is the second night of “A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant”! Get more details HERE.

School of Rock is holding Equity Principal Auditions (EPAs) and Equity Chorus Calls (ECCs) for its Broadway and tour productions! Get advice about attending an Equity audition as a Non-Equity performer HERE, and get information about the auditions below:

The Jungle will play Off-Broadway’s St. Ann’s Warehouse December 4th, 2018, through January 13th, 2019! They are seeking a Middle Eastern girl around age 6-7. This is a non-union audition! Get more details on Backstage.com.

Check out Layla Capers (School of Rock) performing the National Anthem at a Giants game!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, and Waitress!





Emerson Davis’s Birthday, Finn Douglas Cast in The Barrow Group’s THE COSTUME, and more!

Happy Birthday to Emerson Davis (Once On This Island)! We hope you had a great day, Emerson!

Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has been cast in the solo musical The Costume as part of The Barrow Group’s “Inner Voices” series October 22nd through November 17th! Get more details HERE.

Cate Elefante (Waitress) will appear in the new film “Josie & Jack”! More details to come. Check out the film’s IMDb page for more information.

Tonight, “A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant” plays The Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE.

The new horror film “Hushed,” featuring Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), will play the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival! Here’s the trailer:

Hushed (2018) Teaser from Right Frequency on Vimeo.

Check out the trailer for “Instant Family,” a new film with Isabela Moner (Evita)!

Amaris Sanchez (On Your Feet) has booked another commercial! More information to come.

“Breaking Brooklyn,” a new film with Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots), will arrive on DVD, Digital, and On Demand on November 6th! Check out the film’s trailer:

And check out this picture from The Lion King!



A VERY MERRY UNAUTHORIZED CHILDREN’S SCIENTOLOGY PAGEANT: IN CONCERT Returns To The Green Room 42!

A VERY MERRY UNAUTHORIZED CHILDREN’S SCIENTOLOGY PAGEANT: IN CONCERT RETURNS TO THE GREEN ROOM 42! FRIDAY, SEPT 7TH AT 7:00 P.M AND FRIDAY, SEPT 14TH AT 9:30PM.
New York, NY – The Green Room 42 presents a darkly funny and entertaining evening featuring the songs of the Obie Award-winning cult classic A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant: In Concert, an unforgettable celebration of Kyle Jarrow’s (with material by Alex Timbers) brilliant reenvisioning of a traditional Christmas pageant, which features E-Meters, Xenu, and L. Ron Hubbard’s Dianetics. Experience incredible songs such as “Hey! It’s A Happy Day,” “Science Of The Mind,” and “Rain” like never before! Featuring an all-star cast of Broadway and New York’s finest young talent, you’ll have an unforgettable Scientology-packed experience at this concert—it’s out of this world.

The cast features Jake Berman (Pippin Tour), Henry Berry (Newsies), Chloe Bryan (School of Rock), Ashleigh Conner (Annie Warbucks), Christian Conner (The Metropolitan Opera), Sophie Knapp (Once, Les Miserables Tour), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Presley Ryan (Fun Home), Ava Swinton (Annie Warbucks), Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots) and Timothy Yang (The King and I).

Directed & Designed by Sean Pollock. Music Direction by James Healy. Produced by Alyssa Berdie with Jamison Daniels and Andrew Rubenbauer.

TICKETS
$20 – $55, No Food or Beverage Minimum — Full Food & Beverage Service
To purchase visit: https://www.unattendedbaggagecompany.com/tickets

LOCATION
The Green Room 42 – 570 Tenth Ave, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036

ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
Sean Pollock (Director/Designer) is a multi-disciplinary writer, director, designer, and artist based out of Brooklyn. Recent credits include: Laundryfest, The Bed Show, Super Short Site Specific Festival, Phantom of the Paradise (Secret Loft), Intimate Bar Plays, #serials (The Flea), A Very…Scientology Pageant: In Concert (54 Below) I’m Smiling Because I’m Uncomfortable (NYC and Touring), Greed Play, This Is A Play About Newscasters. Off-Broadway: Trump Rally (United Solo/Theatre Row). He currently serves as the Literary Associate for The Dirty Blondes and Company member of Unattended Baggage. Training: Ithaca College, NTI, Directors Lab North, Directors Lab Chicago, Directors Lab West. www.seanpollock.net insta: @seanp_yo

James Healy (Music Director) served as director, music director, and/or vocal coach for numerous school, regional, and university productions and taught high school choir and musical theatre for five years while maintaining a successful private voice studio. James recently appeared with dell’Arte Opera Ensemble at LaMaMa in the U.S. premiere of Salieri’s La Cifra and in Phantom of the Paradise (Secret Loft). Other recent performance engagements include the role of Stephen Bellamy in Farragut North (Red Herring Theater) and as baritone soloist in Haydn’s Theresiennmesse (Metropolitan Chorale). James studied voice with Dr. Jean McDonald at the University of Northern Iowa (BME, 2012) and is honored to work with this talented cast and team on such a fun show!

Jace Chen’s Birthday, HOLIDAY INN Airing on PBS Tonight, and more!

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Happy birthday to Jace Chen (Miss Saigon)! We hope you had a great day, Jace!

Holiday Inn aired on PBS tonight! Congratulations, everyone!

Kris Kringle: The Musical performed today! Congratulations to all involved. Get more information HERE.

Ballyturk will play Off-Broadway’s St. Ann’s Warehouse in January! Find out more on StAnnsWarehouse.org.

Emerson Davis makes an appearance in Once On This Island‘s brand new Broadway.com vlog “One Small Girl”! Watch it HERE.

Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) has booked a commercial with the Portland Trail Blazers!

Check out the trailer for “Rise,” featuring Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Brooklyn Shuck (Annie, Matilda, Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting) and Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), below!

The cast of A Christmas Story Live were at the Grove in Los Angeles tonight, lighting a gigantic Leg Lamp at 7:00pm PST!

Congratulations to Cory Logan, who made his Freddy debut in School of Rock earlier this week!

FREDDY DEBUT @sormusical #rockinit #debut #freddiehamilton #freddiemercury

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once On This Island, Miss Saigon, A Christmas Story Live, School of Rock, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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Kenneth Aikens’s Birthday, Carrie Berk and Jack Richman to Perform at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Kenneth Aikens (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day, Kenneth!

Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) and Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) will be performing with Camp Broadway at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade tomorrow! Get a look at rehearsals on BroadwayWorld.com.

Mattea Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), Audrey Bennett, Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), and Ayla Schwartz will join their Frozen co-star Robert Creighton at 54 Below! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Check out a new holiday song by tour kid Joshua Turchin that features backup vocals from alum Madeleine Pace (Once), as well as Joshua’s sister Shaina, on BroadwayWorld.com or below!

Get a sneak peek at Kris Kringle on Fox5NY.com or below!

We now have highlights from Once On This Island! Watch them below or on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out a clip of alumni Evie Dolan (School of Rock) and Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street) singing with Rockers on Broadway below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, A Christmas Story Live, and Once On This Island!

YBAN Kids Performing in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL Performs This Week, and more!

During this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nicole Scimeca will perform with her Anastasia co-stars, Mia Williamson and Emerson Davis will perform with their Once On This Island castmates, Kenneth Aikens (The Lion King) will appear on the “Sesame Street” float, and Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) will appear with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots!

Kris Kringle the Musical performs this week! Check out these pictures of the cast performing on Fox 5 Good Day New York:

Cleveland fans! The A Christmas Story House & Museum will hold a free watch party for A Christmas Story Live on the day of the big show! Find out more on Cleveland.com.

Check out pictures from the Carols For A Cure album recording session with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on BroadwayWorld.com!

A new block of Anastasia tickets is now on sale! Get more details on AnastasiaBroadway.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of A Christmas Story Live and Once On This Island!