Happy Trails to Victoria Collett and Katie Grober, who played their final performances as Lulu in Waitress today, and Brooklyn Shuck, who took her final bow in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child today as well! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!
“Now and Then” is tonight at 54 Below, pairing up current Broadway kids with former Broadway kids for duets! Get more details HERE.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, School of Rock, and The Lion King!
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!
Happy birthday to Jesús Del Orden (Kinky Boots)! We hope you had a great day, Jesús!
Congrats to Isabela Moner (Evita), who will play Dora the Explorer in an upcoming live-action remake! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.
Cast members from Anastasia, Frozen, Kinky Boots, Once On This Island, School of Rock, and Waitress will perform at this year’s Stars in the Alley concert, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will also make an appearance! Find out more on Broadway.com.
Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) is appearing in two shows at North Shore Music Theatre: Mame and Peter Pan! Get more information HERE.
Benjamin Harding (Matilda) is performing in Big Fish in Georgia through this weekend! Get tickets HERE.
In June, you can see Maya Slaughter (Dream Street) and Naina Slaughter (Dream Street) in Shrek in New Jersey! Find out more on MayoArts.org.
Here is a video of the Shapiro Sisters—Milly (Matilda) and Abigail (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas)–singing “King of Anything”!
K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King) and Marquise Neal (Kinky Boots, Dream Street) will perform at Brower’s Park’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Brooklyn on December 13th! Check out the picture below for more information:
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The King and I, The Lion King, Matilda, Fun Home, School of Rock, Finding Neverland, On Your Feet, and Lazarus!
Get your tickets now for the next Cabaret for a Cause on November 29th in NYC! Both performances are almost sold out! You can get tickets or more information HERE.
Read more about “Middle School,” the latest movie that Isabela Moner (Evita) is working on, on HollywoodReporter.com! It is set to come out October 7th, 2016.
Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) performed at the White House yesterday as a part of “Broadway at the White House”! Read about her experience on WTop.com. Sean Reda (Les Miserables, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Nicole Wildy (Dream Street) also performed! Check out their pictures from the event below:
The kids of School of Rock and Fun Home will be performing at “Puttin’ On The Brits” this Sunday at 7pm at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, to benefit BC/EFA! Get more information HERE.
Here are the Shapiro Sisters—Milly Shapiro (Matilda) and Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!)–singing “For Good” from Wicked!
Check out this new commercial for Jif featuring Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot)!
Happy Veterans Day to all veterans who sacrificed for our country! We are thankful for you every day.
We now have updated lineups for both performances of Cabaret for a Cause on November 29th! They are as follows:
5pm: Carly Paige Baron (Mary Poppins), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Emily Carano, Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Laurel Griggs (Once, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory), Leah Rose, David Rosenthal (Matilda), Stephen Sayegh (A Little Princess), Adaiah Stevens, Sheariah Stevens, Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once), and Ava Ulloa (Matilda).
8pm: Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home), Gabriella Baldacchino, Adriana Braganza (The King and I), Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), Anika Braganza, Alicia Cosenza, Scarlett Diaz (A Little Princess), Cole Edelstein (Matilda), Sabrina Matarazzo, Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Sam Poon (The King and I, Macbeth), Presley Ryan (Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE), and Oscar Williams (Fun Home).
Get your tickets to both shows HERE! They will both be hosted by Tea’Lynn Adamson and Jade Cloud, and proceeds go to Project Renewal.
Broadway kids from Matilda, The King and I, Annie, Les Miserables, Fun Home, Mary Poppins, Finding Neverland, and Kinky Boots are set to perform in A Simple Song for a Simple Wish on November 16th at 7pm! Get tickets HERE.
Check out Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) and Rachael McVey (Dream Street) getting ready together for a performance of A Christmas Story at the Walnut Street Theatre!
Here’s Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) singing “Try” at Heart to Heart!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Fun Home, The King and I, Matilda, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and On Your Feet!
Congratulations to the cast of Our Lady of Kibeho on their opening night! Check out video highlights:
It was announced that Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!) will play Sara Crewe in a concert version of Andrew Lippa’s A Little Princess at 54 Below this December! Congratulations, Abigail! Find more information HERE!
Abigail was also interviewed by Playbill.com for their column, “Stage Views.” Check out the interview HERE.
Finally, Abigail also, along with her fellow Liberty castmates, made this video welcoming Taylor Swift to New York!
Check out a rehearsal video HERE of kids from Ruthless!, Pippin, and Soul Doctor, among others, in rehearsal for Broadway and Beyond!
Hayden Wall (Soul Doctor) also posted a picture from rehearsal for the event with Norm Lewis!
Check out pictures HERE from the 17th anniversary of The Lion King!
Also, make sure to look at these photos from Playbill.com’s article with Ryan Steele, from the cast of Peter Pan LIVE!.
We also found out that Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory) and Sofia Roma Rubino (Matilda) will both make cameo appearances in the Annie movie remake! Congratulations to both of them!
The kids of Bonnie and Clyde will reunite, along with the adult cast members, at a 54 Below concert. Get more information HERE!
Congratulations to Taliyah Whitaker and the cast of Brownsville Song on a great run!
Finally, pictures from Matilda and Number the Stars!
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