Athan Sporek to Depart A BRONX TALE, Sophia Anne Caruso Takes Part in BEETLEJUICE Staged Reading, and more!

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Athan Sporek (Les Miserables, A Day by the Sea) will play his final performance in A Bronx Tale on June 11th. Go see him before he leaves!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Lazarus, The Nether, Ruthless!, The Sound of Music LIVE) took part in the recent staged reading of Beetlejuice! Congrats, Sophia!


Watch Caleb McLaughlin‘s (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) full performance on Lip Sync Battle!

Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) and Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet) talked to Newsday! Read the article HERE.

Read a Tristin and Tyler interview with Madeleine Pace (Once) about NYC, acting, and apps, featuring photography and fashion styling by Tiffany Casanova, on TristinAndTyler.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, Anastasia, and 1984!

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Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin on Lip Sync Battle Tonight, SCHOOL OF ROCK and KINKY BOOTS to Perform at the Intrepid, and more!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) appeared on tonight’s Lip Sync Battle at 10pm on Spike!

The casts of School of Rock and Kinky Boots are among the shows that will perform at the Intrepid Museum this Saturday! Get more details on Playbill.com.

NBC has pushed back Bye Bye Birdie and will not produce a musical this December. Find out more on Playbill.com.

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) will perform at Stars in the Alley! Check out the full lineup on Broadway.com.

The Anastasia cast album is due out June 9th, and you can get a sneak peek via Entertainment Weekly!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, and School of Rock!

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MARVIN’S ROOM Company Meets the Press, Sami Bray Joins 1984, and more!

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The cast of Marvin’s Room at Roundabout Theatre Company met the press today! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Congratulations to Sami Bray, who will make her Broadway debut in 1984! Find out more:


Here’s the new short film “Curbside Waltz” with Tre Jones (The Lion King) and Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I)!

Curbside Waltz from Black Coffee Productions on Vimeo.

New York City auditions for The Lion King are coming up! Get more details:

Tickets are on sale now for Once On This Island! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Waitress, and Falsettos are among the shows set to perform at Stars in the Alley on June 2nd! Get more information about the event on Broadway.com.

Ava-Riley Miles (Doctor Zhivago, Evita) has booked a film! Congrats! More details to come.

And here are pictures from the kids of Amelie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, and A Bronx Tale!

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Tunes in Times Square Today, DREAM STREET Kids Book HBO Episode, and more!

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Tunes in Times Square took place from 10am-6pm today in Times Square, featuring lots of YBAN kids! Congratulations!

Congrats to Emily Glick (Dream Street), Kaylin Ponce (Dream Street), and Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), who have all booked an episode of an HBO show! Here they are together:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Waitress, On Your Feet, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Amelie, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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Nala Hamilton’s Birthday, “3 Generations” with Mattea Conforti Out Now, and more!

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

“3 Generations,” featuring Mattea Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), is out now!

Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables) has joined the NBC pilot “Gone”! Find out more:


I'm so excited to be in Pittsburgh and be part of this new project! #Gone #NBC #pilot #blessed

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Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) is now a Presidential Scholar in the Arts! Check her out on the list HERE.

Anastasia has announced a tour! Get more details on Broadway.com.

“Rise,” with Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), Brooklyn Shuck (Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie), and Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), has been picked up! Look for it on NBC, and get more details on Deadline.com.

Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) will guest star on “Bull” on May 23rd on CBS! Find out more:


Amelie has announced that it will close on May 21st. Go see it while you can, and find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out photos from last week’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular auditions:

Take a look at pictures of the School of Rock kids meeting Saving Our Cinderellas on Playbill.com!

Go backstage at On Your Feet on BroadwayBox.com!

According to an Equity casting notice, Shadowlands will play Off-Broadway this fall at Fellowship for the Performing Arts! Get more details on Playbill.com.

The cast of A Bronx Tale will perform at Barnes & Noble! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will open on Broadway on April 22nd, 2018! Find out more on Playbill.com.

The cast album for Iowa, which played Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons, is out now! Give it a listen:

Audrey Bennett received a visit at Amelie from lots of her The Sound of Music national tour castmates! Check out pictures HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Anastasia, On Your Feet, The Lion King, School of Rock, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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Photo Coverage from WAITRESS’s First Anniversary Celebration, THE LION KING to Hold Open Call in Los Angeles, and more!

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Check out pictures from the 1-year anniversary celebration at Waitress on Playbill.com!

The Lion King is holding an open call in Los Angeles, CA, this weekend! Get more information on Playbill.com.

The Drama Desk Award nominations were announced today! Check out the full list of nominees, with our featured shows’ nominations highlighted, HERE.

Watch the new trailer for the next American Girl movie, starring Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) below or on ETOnline.com!

There’s just ten more days until Tunes in Times Square! See Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and many others perform!


Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) now has a vlog! Watch the first episode:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Anastasia, Amelie, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Miss Saigon!

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IF I FORGET To Be Filmed For BroadwayHD, Gianna Harris On For Tomika In SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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If I Forget will be filmed for BroadwayHD! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Gianna Harris is going on as Tomika in School of Rock tonight and on Friday! Find out more:


Ready to rock! Today and Friday I will be going on as Tomika!!!

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Alumni Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot) and Matthew Gumley (The Addams Family, Elf, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast) will play The Bitter End this Sunday! Find out more on Annabelle’s website.

Many of our featured shows received Drama League Award nominations, which were announced today! Check out the full list HERE.

Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home) talked about being a child understudy on Broadway with Backstage.com!

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) has booked a pilot! Congrats!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Amelie, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Waitress, and Kinky Boots!

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Livestream Information for Drama League Nominations Announcement, Jake Katzman Books Video Game, and more!

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You can watch a livestream of the Drama League nominations announcement, which will take place next Wednesday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) has booked a video game! More details to come. Find out more:


Ellie Kim is scheduled to swing on for School of Rock performances on April 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, and 21st! Check her Instagram for more:


“The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel,” a new podcast series featuring Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), returns on April 17th! Be sure to listen!

Get your first look at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on EW.com!

Watch a special message from the School of Rock cast to their West End counterparts, who just won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music, below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) performing a cover of “Believer” by Imagine Dragons!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Anastasia, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and The Lion King!

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SAMARA Begins Previews at SoHo Rep, Photo Coverage from Opening Night of AMELIE, and more!

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Happy first preview to Jasper Newell and the company of Samara, which starts performances tonight at SoHo Rep!

Check out opening night pictures from Amelie on Broadway.com, TheaterMania.com, BroadwayWorld.com, and Playbill.com, as well as pictures from the show’s opening night bows on BroadwayWorld.com! Also, take a look at Audrey Bennett‘s pictures from opening night on her Facebook page!

Julia Roberts visited School of Rock this past weekend! Check out pictures HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Sunday in the Park with George, School of Rock, Waitress, and Miss Saigon!




AMELIE Opening Night, YBAN Kids and Alumni at “Speech & Debate” Premiere, and more!

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Happy opening and break a leg to the company of Amelie!

Head over to our Instagram @YoungBwayNews for pictures of some of our alumni and current Broadway kids at the premiere of the film of “Speech & Debate,” or check them out below!


Watch a cover of “Something Just Like That” from Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) below:

Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear on Lip Sync Battle with their “Stranger Things” co-stars! Find out more:


Here’s a picture of alum Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) on the set of “The Greatest Showman”!

Check out pictures of the cast of Waitress as Sara Bareilles took her first bow on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George, School of Rock, On Your Feet, and Waitress!