Kenneth Aikens, Ramon Reed, and Demi Singleton Depart THE LION KING; Performance Videos from (YOUNG); and more!

Happy Trails to Kenneth Aikens, Ramon Reed, and Demi Singleton, who have all played their final performances in The Lion King! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all three of you!

Check out Gabby Beredo (Matilda tour) singing “Journey to the Past” from Anastasia at (YOUNG)!

Here’s Gianna Harris (School of Rock) performing “I’d Rather Be Me” from Mean Girls, also at (YOUNG)!

Finally, here’s a video of Joshua Turchin (The Pill) performing “Music of the Night” from The Phantom of the Opera at (YOUNG):

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, What the Constitution Means to Me, Waitress, and School of Rock!






“Instant Family” with Isabela Moner Coming November 16th, THE LION KING and NUMBER THE STARS Alumni Record “Sesame Street” Voiceover, and more!

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“Instant Family,” the upcoming film with Isabela Moner (Evita), will be released on November 16th!

Kenneth Aikens (The Lion King), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), and Kyla Carter (Number the Stars) recently recorded a voiceover project with “Sesame Street”!

Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime) performed “Gliding” at the recent “Back to Before” concert at 54 Below! Watch here:

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







Elliot Fishman Makes Broadway Debut in KINKY BOOTS, Presley Ryan Joins Pre-Broadway Run of BEETLEJUICE, and more!

Congratulations to Elliot Fishman (Kinky Boots tour), who made his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots this weekend!

Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) has joined the cast of the pre-Broadway run of Beetlejuice! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) has been added to the lineup for “Now & Then” at 54 Below! Get your tickets today with the discount code BWAYKID25.

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















GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Announces Cast Album, Laila Drew Joins Production of SPRING AWAKENING, and more!

Gettin’ The Band Back Together is “gettin'” a cast album! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Laila Drew (Generation Me) will play Martha in Spring Awakening from August 24th to September 9th! Proceeds from the production will benefit Everytown for Gun Safety.

Watch Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) groove in Janet Jackson and Daddy Yankee’s new music video for “Made For Now”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Frozen, Anastasia, Waitress, The Lion King, and Kinky Boots!














SCHOOL OF ROCK and GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Video from Broadway in Bryant Park, and more!

Check out these videos of the kids and teens from School of Rock and Gettin’ The Band Back Together performing at Broadway in Bryant Park!

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













ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Announces Actors Fund Benefit Performance, Sophia Anne Caruso Joins Pre-Broadway Engagement of BEETLEJUICE, and more!

Once On This Island will do a benefit performance for the Actors Fund! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Congratulations to Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Runaways, Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!), who will play Lydia in the pre-Broadway engagement of Beetlejuice in Washington, D.C., this fall!

Chloé Bryan (School of Rock), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Jeremy T. Villas (Kris Kringle The Musical, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), and Timothy Yang (The King and I) are among the performers taking part in “A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant” on September 7th and 14th at The Green Room 42! Get your tickets HERE.

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















GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Opening Night Photo and Video Coverage, SCHOOL OF ROCK at Broadway in Bryant Park Tomorrow, and more!

Check out photos from the first official curtain call of Gettin’ The Band Back Together on BroadwayWorld.com!

BroadwayWorld also has pictures from the show’s opening night party HERE!

And here’s Sawyer Nunes chatting about Gettin’ The Band Back Together!

The kids of School of Rock and the teens of Gettin’ The Band Back Together will be performing at Broadway in Bryant Park tomorrow at 12:30pm! Get more details HERE.

NYC Broadway Week is back! Get 2-for-1 tickets for select Broadway shows from September 3rd to 16th. Purchase your tickets now!

Former Broadway kids from Matilda, Les Miserables, and more will perform at 54 Below on August 18th in “Back to Before”!

Also coming up soon for our featured kids and alumni at 54 Below, “Now And Then”!

“The Super,” with Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Matilda, Sunday in the Park with George) and Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), will arrive in movie theaters on October 19th! Find out more information on Deadline.com.

YBAN’s founder Lindsay got to watch GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) film an episode of Nickelodeon’s “Lip Sync Battle Shorties”! Look for her episode this fall during the show’s second season!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once On This Island, School of Rock, Waitress, Frozen, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Mary Page Marlowe, The Lion King, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!























DREAM STREET Kids Directing and Performing in Kids Cabaret 2018: Believe, Artyon Celestine Joins “Dancing with the Stars Juniors,” and more!

Danielle Becht (Dream Street) and Maya Slaughter (Dream Street) are directing Kids Cabaret 2018: Believe, Brundage Park Playhouse’s annual cabaret, and their siblings Bobby Becht (Dream Street) and Naina Slaughter (Dream Street) will be performing in it! Get tickets HERE.

Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live) is one of the pros on the inaugural season of “Dancing with the Stars Juniors,” premiering October 7th on ABC!

Darius Kaleb (Motown, A Raisin in the Sun) has joined the cast of “One Dollar,” a new CBS All-Access show, premiering on August 30th!

Lianah Sta. Ana spent her senior year of high school performing in Miss Saigon. Now, she’s attending Columbia University this fall!

Here’s the latest Broadway Kids Jam cover of “Candy Store” from Heathers!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, and School of Rock!

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New SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Begin Performances, Sadie Lock Playing ANNIE at Newtown Arts Company, and more!

Tonight, please welcome to School of Rock: Layla Capers, Darrow Golub, Matthew Jost, Jordan Cole (Les Miserables tour, Finding Neverland tour), Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale, Assassins), Nirvaan Pal, Duke Cutler, and Theodora Silverman (School of Rock tour, Once tour)! Break a leg, everyone!

You can see Sadie Lock (Dream Street) play the title role in Annie at Newtown Arts Company in Pennsylvania, this weekend only! Get tickets at NewtownArtsCompany.com.

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has joined the cast of Jordan Peele’s new film “Us,” which also stars Lupita Nyong’o and Elisabeth Moss! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) has completed filming the new movie “Team Marco”! Release date is TBA.

UPDATE: The August 10th EPA for The Pain of My Belligerence is actually now on August 9th!

Jason Eric Testa (Elf) is performing in Calvin Berger at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Hollywood from August 10-12!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Waitress, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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MARY PAGE MARLOWE Opens, Zachary Zwelling and Iggy Rosado to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Mary Page Marlowe at Second Stage Theater! Break a leg, everyone!

Zachary Zwelling and Iggy Rosado will play their final performances of School of Rock on July 29th. Go see them before then if you can!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet), Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street), Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), and Stephanie Ticas (The Gold) have joined the cast of KOTA’s youth production of High School Musical in August! Find out more on KidsOfTheArts.com.

Projects featuring Broadway, Off-Broadway, and live-broadcast kids were nominated for Emmys this morning! Find out more on EW.com. They include:

  • “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic), Outstanding Contemporary Costumes, and Outstanding Music Supervision.
  • “The Americans,” with Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, and Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series.
  • “Stranger Things,” with Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Special Visual Effects, Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series, Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (One Hour), Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour), and Outstanding Music Supervision.
  • Jesus Christ Superstar Live, with Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock), nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama, Outstanding Variety Special, Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special, Outstanding Costumes for Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Programming, Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special, Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie or Special, Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special, Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, and Outstanding Production Design for a Variety Special.
  • “The Sinner,” with Rileigh McDonald (Good for Otto, Matilda), nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.
  • “Paterno,” with Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama and Outstanding Television Movie.
  • A Christmas Story Live, nominated for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.
  • The 71st Annual Tony Awards, nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special.

Waitress performed at Broadway in Bryant Park today!

Rozie Baker (Bonnie and Clyde, Shrek, Mary Poppins) has a brand new single out on Spotify and Apple Music!

And here are pictures from the kids of Mary Page Marlowe, School of Rock, and A Bronx Tale!

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