“The Half of It” with Michael Nigro Now Streaming On Netflix, Maya Grace Fischbein Releases New Single, and more!

The Lucille Lortel Awards were announced tonight!

“The Half of It,” with Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), is now streaming on Netflix!

Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home) has a new single out called “24 Hours”!

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LINK IN BIO 💙 I am SOexcited to finally to share my first single/song ever “24 Hours”. I co-wrote this beautiful song with my Dad and some very talented friends @scottymacband @bryankary “24 HOURS” is very close to my heart ♥️ and was brought to life in my home during this crazy quarantine 😄 The lyrics are inspired by some tough life experiences I went through and how I am trying to rise up and find a positive message. I hope “24 Hours” finds your heart and helps you through any tough times you are experiencing. We can all rise up and get through it! Music heals the heart and soul ♥️🙏🏻🎶 Link in BIO to hear the whole song #dontletasecondslipaway #24hours #musicislove #singer #songwriter #riseup

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Julia Morgan (Anastasia) live-streamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

Kids from Frozen, The Lion King, Once, and more took part in Kids of the Arts’ virtual showcase today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, The Lion King, and Tina!





Drama League Award Nominations Announced, New Episodes of “Ghostwriter” with Amadi Chapata Now Streaming on AppleTV+, and more!

Lots of our featured shows received nominations for this year’s Drama League Awards! Get the full list on Playbill.com, and see the nominations for shows we’ve covered below:

  • Outstanding Production of a Play – The Inheritance by Matthew Lopez
  • Outstanding Production of a Musical – The Secret Life of Bees by Lynn Nottage, Duncan Sheik, and Susan Birkenhead
  • Outstanding Production of a Musical – Sing Street by Gary Clark, John Carney, and Enda Walsh
  • Outstanding Production of a Musical – Tina: The Tina Turner Musical by Frank Ketelaar, Katori Hall, and Kees Prins
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play – Betrayal by Harold Pinter
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play – Medea, a new adaptation of the Euripides text by Simon Stone
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play – The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Rose Byrne for Medea
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Halley Feiffer for The Pain of My Belligerence
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Paul Hilton for The Inheritance
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Brenock O’Connor for Sing Street
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Marisa Tomei for The Rose Tattoo
  • Distinguished Performance Award – Adrienne Warren for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

New episodes of “Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), are now streaming on AppleTV+!

“I Am Woman,” a concert produced by Emerson Steele (Violet) and featuring Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie) and Brynn Williams (13, Bye Bye Birdie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), streamed tonight from 54 Below’s YouTube channel! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) held the latest episode of “Broadway Jackbox” earlier today! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Shaylin Becton (The Lion King) just released a new single called “Check”! Listen HERE.

You can watch Sing Street‘s livestream now through May 4th!

Check out the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Gianna Harris (School of Rock) and Ellis Gage!

Roman Engel (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is appearing in a commercial for Connections Academy!

Lucille Lortel Award Nominations Announced, Seattle Open Call for FROZEN and THE LION KING Canceled, and more

Thank you to everyone who made donations during our 10th Anniversary concert last night! We were able to raise more than $1,000 for The Actors Fund! #YoungBway10

The Lucille Lortel Award nominations were announced today, and several of our featured shows scored nominations! Congrats to all. See the full list on Playbill.com.

  • Outstanding Musical: The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company
  • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play: The Pain of My Belligerence at Playwrights Horizons (Hamish Linklater)
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical: The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company (Eisa Davis)
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical: The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company (LaChanze)
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical: Sing Street at New York Theatre Workshop (Gus Halper)
  • Outstanding Scenic Design: Our Dear Dead Drug Lord at WP Theater (Yu-Hsuan Chen)
  • Outstanding Projection Design: Mojada at The Public Theater (Stephan Mazurek)
  • Outstanding Projection Design: Anatomy of a Suicide at Atlantic Theater Company (Hannah Wasileski)

The Seattle, WA, open call for Frozen and The Lion King has been canceled. To submit a video audition, click here.

Chloe Bryan (School of Rock) was live on the (YOUNG) Instagram account earlier today!

Also today, “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) returned, featuring stars from SpongeBob, Head Over Heels, and more! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Tomorrow, join casting director Jen Rudin for a free session for young actors and their parents!

The Disney on Broadway concert, with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), has been rescheduled and will stream this Friday, April 17th, at 7pm EST! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And check out the class schedule for Broadway Babysitters Playhouse this week!

Andrew Barth Feldman Departs DEAR EVAN HANSEN, SING STREET Closes Off-Broadway, and more!

Happy Trails to Andrew Barth Feldman, who played his final performance as the title role in Dear Evan Hansen tonight!

Happy Trails as well to Max William Bartos, alum Sam Poon (Runaways, Macbeth, The King and I), and the company of Sing Street, which closes its Off-Broadway run at New York Theatre Workshop tonight! Catch it on Broadway this spring!

Today was the last day of BroadwayCon, and these Broadway and Off-Broadway kids and alumni were in attendance:

Kids from Waitress, School of Rock, and more are singing at The Green Room 42 tonight to benefit Australia! Get more details HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Flying Over Sunset, Frozen, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!





YBAN at FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, SING STREET and MRS. DOUBTFIRE Perform in BroadwayCon First Look Concert, and more!

YBAN founder Lindsay saw Forbidden Broadway with Joshua Turchin last night, and even met up with Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) at the show as well! Thank you for a great night out, and get your tickets to see the show soon; last night’s performance was sold out!

Check out these videos of the casts of Sing Street and Mrs. Doubtfire performing at BroadwayCon’s First Look concert!

Also today, did you catch the Broadway Star Project booth at BroadwayCon or check out Ella Dane Morgan’s (Waitress) takeover of our Instagram account?

Andrew Barth Feldman reflected on his year with Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway.com!

Acapop! KIDS, with Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King), released a Kelly Clarkson medley!

And check out this picture from Forbidden Broadway!

Kaden Amari Anderson and Jaden Myles Waldman Join CAROLINE, OR CHANGE; MEDEA Extends Through March 8th; and more!

Congratulations to Kaden Amari Anderson and Jaden Myles Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who will make their Broadway debuts in Caroline, Or Change this spring! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Medea has been extended at BAM through March 8th! Go see it if you can.

YBAN founder Lindsay got to see one of Andrew Barth Feldman’s final performances in Dear Evan Hansen last night! You have until Sunday to see him give a beautiful performance in the iconic striped polo.

Today was the first day of BroadwayCon! Here’s a look at what was going on with our featured shows, kids, and alumni:

Anne Frank, a Musical will return Off-Broadway at Actors Temple Theatre and they are casting actresses ages 13+ for the roles of Anne and Margot Frank! Get more details on Backstage.com.

The Public Theater is holding an EPA for the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Cullud Wattah! Get audition information on Playbill.com and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) is taking over our Instagram account on January 25th (this Saturday!) to take you through a day at BroadwayCon! Be sure to check it out! Also, Ella will perform in a benefit for Australia’s fires at The Green Room 42 this Sunday; get tickets HERE.

Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE) is now appearing in a commercial for Steak ‘n Shake!

Dear Evan Hansen is holding its second annual essay contest for juniors and seniors in the greater New York area! Find out more:

“Songs for St. Jude,” with lots of alumni, will now begin at 11am on February 22nd!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Medea, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Forbidden Broadway!






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!






DEAR EVAN HANSEN Panel with Andrew Barth Feldman Coming to New York Comic Con, Unaired Video of GiaNina Paolantonio’s “Dance Moms” Solo, and more!

A Dear Evan Hansen panel with Andrew Barth Feldman will take place at New York Comic Con! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s GiaNina Paolantonio‘s (Matilda) unaired “Dance Moms” solo, “Big Shot”!

And here are pictures and videos from the most recent (YOUNG) cabaret and the kids of Frozen and The Rose Tattoo!





Skye Turner Added to Cast of TINA, Season Finale of “Dance Moms” with GiaNina Paolantonio Tomorrow, and more!

Congrats to Skye Turner, who has been added to the cast of Tina as Young Anna Mae!

Tomorrow, don’t miss the season finale of “Dance Moms,” with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), which will feature a routine inspired by The Prom!

Keep an eye out for more of Broadway alum Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) on the newest season of “Power” on FX!

Zell Steele Morrow (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) took part in the ballet class held right outside “Good Morning America” this morning!

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Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June) is in Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr. with Kidz Theater in New York City, now through September 1st! (She’s in the Noun Cast.) Get tickets HERE!

Yesterday, alumni performed at “Sounds from the Heart” and (YOUNG), both at The Green Room 42! Check out the lineups of both concerts below, and stay tuned for videos.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Waitress, Tina, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Lion King!












“The Dead Don’t Die” with Taliyah Whitaker and Jahi Diallo Winston Now in Theaters, “Just Roll With It” with Ramon Reed Premieres Tonight on Disney Channel, and more!

As of today, “The Dead Don’t Die,” featuring Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song) and Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King), is now in theaters!

Tonight, catch Ramon Reed (The Lion King) on Disney Channel when “Just Roll With It” premieres at 9:45pm!

Also tonight, “The Early Night Show” starring Joshua Turchin (The Pill) returns to The Green Room 42! Find out more HERE.

(YOUNG) will return to The Green Room 42 at the end of this month for a special Pride-themed performance! Get tickets HERE.

Playwrights Horizons and WP Theater are casting two child actresses for their 2019-2020 productions! Get information on the audition on Playbill.com. Also coming up is an EPA for the pre-Broadway tryout of Mrs. Doubtfire! Find out more about that call on Backstage.com, and get advice for attending both EPAs as a non-Equity performer on ActorAesthetic.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me and The Secret Life of Bees!