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!








Zoe Wilson’s Birthday, Back to Before Returns to 54 Below Tonight, and more!

Happy birthday to Zoe Wilson (Eco Village)! We hope you had a great day, Zoe!

Tonight, Back to Before returns to 54 Below for a night of music with former Broadway kids now all grown up! Get tickets and more details HERE.

Equity Principal Auditions are being held on February 6th for potential replacements for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! Get the audition information on Backstage.com and advice for attending EPAs as a non-Equity actor on ActorAesthetic.com.

Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) has created a new short film called “Superfreak,” starring Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)! Follow @SuperfreakFilm on Instagram for more news.

You will soon be able to license Frozen Jr. to perform at your school, community theater, camp, and more! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Eco Village, and more, including photos from the closing night of School of Rock and photos of YBAN founder Lindsay at Dave & Buster’s in Times Square with some Broadway and tour alumni!




ECO VILLAGE Opens Off-Broadway, Shahadi Wright Joseph Among NY Post’s Rising Stars of 2019, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Eco Village! Break a leg tonight!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) is featured in the New York Post as one of the rising stars of 2019! Read the full article on NYPost.com.

Before School of Rock played its final performance, the kids of The Ferryman paid a visit! Check out photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

In addition, check out BroadwayWorld’s photo coverage from closing night of School of Rock, as well as video of alumni and current cast members performing “Stick It To The Man” together after the final curtain call!

Brooklyn Shuck, Matilda Lawler, Michael Quinton McArthur, and Willow McCarthy chatted with Playbill about creating a family dynamic onstage in The Ferryman! And Broadway.com has photos of the kids meeting the press with their incoming new cast members!

Prep for Andrew Barth Feldman‘s Broadway debut in Dear Evan Hansen next week by reading this feature from The New York Times!

“Mirai,” the English-dubbed version of which features Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), received an Oscar nomination this morning for Best Animated Feature! Congratulations, Jaden!

Here’s the trailer for “Russian Doll,” a brand new Netflix series featuring Brooke Timber (Ballyturk)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Eco Village, The Ferryman, and The Lion King–including several from YBAN founder Lindsay, who saw the cast rock it on closing night of School of Rock!




SCHOOL OF ROCK Closes on Broadway After Three Years, and more!

Happy Trails to the company of School of Rock, which plays its final Broadway performance today! Congratulations to the closing cast as well as the many alumni on a fabulous run of more than three years!

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
















GiaNina Paolantonio Joins “Dance Moms,” Sophie Knapp Guest Stars on “Blindspot,” and more!

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Congrats to GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), who has joined the newest season of “Dance Moms” as part of the Abby Lee Dance Company!

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) guest starred on this week’s episode of “Blindspot” on NBC!

Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin) is now appearing in Season 2 of “Friends From College,” out now on Netflix!

Watch the kids of The Ferryman grill their co-star Mark Lambert on Playbill.com!

Did you catch Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), Natalia Bingham (School of Rock tour), Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, Assassins, A Bronx Tale), Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos), Emerson Steele (Violet), and Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) at the second day of BroadwayCon today? You can also check out lots of photos from BroadwayCon below:




YBAN at THE FERRYMAN, Noah Marlowe Joins IMAGINARY BOY, and more!

YBAN founder Lindsay saw The Ferryman tonight!

Noah Marlowe (Act One, Mary Poppins) has joined the cast of Imaginary Boy, a new musical being presented on January 10th! Get more information HERE.

An updated list of panelists for the “Sing Out, Louise” panel at BroadwayCon includes Natalia Bingham (School of Rock tour), Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, Assassins, A Bronx Tale), Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos), Emerson Steele (Violet), and Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular). The panel will now occur at 10am on January 12th in the Regent Room!

Get a glimpse of Regan Ciccarelli (Waitress) taking her first bow with Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel in photos on BroadwayWorld.com!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will take part in the upcoming Jimmy Awards reunion concert on January 14th! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, School of Rock, Once On This Island, and The Lion King!







“The Americans” Wins at Golden Globes, (YOUNG) Cabaret Announced, and more!

“The Americans,” featuring alum Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), took home the Golden Globe for Best Drama Series!

Fat Kid Rules The World, starring Matt Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), and Emerson Steele (Violet), will host a presentation January 14th-15th! Reserve your tickets at rsvp@livewiretheatrical.com!

Kids from Beetlejuice, School of Rock, and more have joined the next (YOUNG) cabaret, set for January 27th at Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE!

Watch the final curtain call of Once on This Island below!

Alum Jad Grey (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) just filmed a commercial that will air during the Super Bowl! Check out a picture on set below!

And check out these pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, School of Rock, and The Lion King!





Robert Montano’s Birthday, Kyliegh Curran Joins “Doctor Sleep,” and more!

Happy belated birthday to Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! We hope you had a great day, Robert!

Next year in 2020, you can see Kyliegh Curran (The Lion King) in “Doctor Sleep,” the sequel to “The Shining”!

See how The Ferryman goes off without a hitch every performance in an article from The New York Times! In addition, Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman) is listed among TheaterMania’s 11 Best Broadway Debuts of 2018; check out the full list HERE!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Anastasia!






SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids to Perform in “A Time To Rock” at The Green Room 42, Zoe Wilson Joins ECO VILLAGE Off-Broadway, and more!

The current kids of School of Rock will take the stage at The Green Room 42 for “A Time To Rock,” presented by Shine Theatre Arts Project! Get tickets HERE.

Zoe Wilson (The Pill, Play Like a Winner, Three Days to See) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Eco Village! Previews begin on January 15th. Get more information HERE.

The Broadway Blog praised Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Ferryman as some of the best theatre of 2018, and The Ferryman, as well as The Jungle, What the Constitution Means to Me, and This Ain’t No Disco, are highlighted in YesBroadway’s 16 Gifts the Theater Gods Gave Us in 2018!

Mimi Ryder (Frozen) recently stopped by the Fancounters podcast! Listen to her episode HERE.

The updated list of panelists for the “Sing Out, Louise: The Daily Life of a Child on Broadway” panel at BroadwayCon includes Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, Assassins, A Bronx Tale), Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos), Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast; currently appearing in The Ferryman), Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Natalia Bingham (School of Rock tour). It is set to take place on January 12th at 1:45pm in Murray Hill West Room! Get more details on the BroadwayCon schedule site.

Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon) is appearing in this commercial for Betadine!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, Beetlejuice, School of Rock, The Ferryman, and The Lion King!











CHRISTMAS IN HELL, THE NET WILL APPEAR, NOURA, and WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Close Off-Broadway, and more!

Happy Trails to the companies of Christmas in Hell at the York Theatre, The Net Will Appear at 59E59 Theaters, Noura at Playwrights Horizons, and the New York Theatre Workshop production of What the Constitution Means to Me at Greenwich House Theater, which all played their final Off-Broadway performances today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

If you are attending BroadwayCon, be sure to enter the autograph/photo lottery for the photo session with Matilda alumni before January 4th! The photo session is at 2pm with the Q&A following at 3pm.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Net Will Appear, Anastasia, and The Lion King!