FALSETTOS and A DAY BY THE SEA Casting, ANASTASIA Coming to Broadway April 2017, and more!

Congratulations to Anthony Rosenthal (Newsies tour), who will make his Broadway debut in Falsettos! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Kylie McVey and Athan Sporek (Les Miserables), who have joined the cast of A Day By the Sea at the Mint Theater Company! Find out more on MintTheater.org.

Anastasia will open on Broadway in April 2017! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Hayden Wall (School of Rock, Soul Doctor) appeared on “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” over the weekend! Watch below:

Matilda, Motown, Finding Neverland, Fiddler on the Roof, Les Miserables, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Fun Home, and Ruthless! will perform at Broadway in Bryant Park this summer! Get more details on Playbill.com.

The cast of Fun Home celebrated Pride over the weekend! Check out photos on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to the kids who performed in Broadway Kids for Orlando! Our alumni who participated include Ripley Sobo (Runaways, Matilda, Once), Frenie Acoba (Runaways, Matilda), Zachary Brod (Dream Street, On A Stool At The End of a Bar), Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), William Poon (The King and I), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Shrek), Brooklyn Shuck (Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie), and Chris Sumpter (Runaways, Matilda).

Tre Jones (The Lion King) does the Trillionaire Tag in the video below:

Tonight was Kids of the Arts’ Love is Love event at the Triad! It featured YBAN alumni Neil McCaffrey (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Bye Bye Birdie), Frenie Acoba (Runaways, Matilda), Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), Olivia Chun (The King and I), Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting), Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), Adam Dorfman (A Little Princess), Christie Kim (The King and I), Sophie Knapp (Dream Street, Once, A Little Princess), David Gabriel Lerner (Mary Poppins), Tori Murray (Ruthless!), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins), Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), Violet Young (Number the Stars), and Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), who will make a special appearance to sing “Ring of Keys.” Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch the trailer for “The New Edition Story,” featuring Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), on Bet.com!

Tori Murray (Ruthless!) returns to 54 Below on July 14th! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Get your tickets for Cabaret for a Cause, which will feature alumni Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Ava Briglia (Matilda), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Evan Gray (Matilda), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), David Rosenthal (Matilda), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once), and Corinne Wilson (School of Rock). Find out more in the Facebook post below:

And here are pictures from the kids of Broadway Kids for Orlando, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, On Your Feet, New York Spectacular, The Lion King, A Day By the Sea, Fun Home, and School of Rock!


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Fabi Aguirre’s Birthday, THE KING AND I and YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Close, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables)! We hope you had a great day, Fabi!

Happy trails to the companies of The King and I and You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, which both finished their runs today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

In case you missed it, check out complete coverage from opening night of New York Spectacular on Playbill.com and Broadway.com, and BroadwayWorld’s Part One and Part Two!

The livestream of She Loves Me will be available for up to one week after the event! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Maya Grace Fischbein will perform the role of Christian in Fun Home July 1-3! Go see her in the show, and find out more in her post:

Here’s a clip from Ruthless!

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, The King and I, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Liberty, Les Miserables, Matilda, She Loves Me, and Waitress!


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NEW YORK SPECTACULAR Opening Night, LES MISERABLES Cast Changes, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of New York Spectacular on their opening night tonight! We wish “broken legs” to all!

Happy Trails to Danielle Gordon, who has left the company of Les Miserables! She played the Little Girl and understudied Little Cosette and Young Eponine. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Danielle!

Congrats to Brooklyn Shuck (Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie), who joined the company of Les Miserables tonight as the Little Girl and the understudy for Little Cosette and Young Eponine!

Check out this video of Ethan Khusidman (School of Rock, Chaplin, Soul Doctor) playing “New York State of Mind” at the Tony Awards after-party!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Les Miserables, Runaways, New York Spectacular, She Loves Me, Matilda, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, and You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown!


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FUN HOME Announces Closing Date, Colton Maurer Joins TINK! At NYMF, and more!

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Fun Home has announced that it will close on September 10th. Get more information in the Facebook post below:

Congratulations to Colton Maurer (Pippin tour, A Christmas Story tour), who has been cast in Tink! at the New York Musical Festival! Get more information about the show on NYMF.org.

Kids of the Arts will present Love is Love on June 28th to raise money for Orlando victims! Get more information on their Facebook event. The event will feature Neil McCaffrey (Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins, Bye Bye Birdie), Frenie Acoba (Matilda), Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), Adam Dorfman (A Little Princess), Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), Olivia Chun (The King and I), Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting), Christie Kim (The King and I), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Tori Murray (Ruthless!), Marquise Neal (Kinky Boots, Dream Street), Angeli Negron (Les Miserables), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins), Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), Clara Young (Grinch tour), and Violet Young (Number the Stars).

Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth) and other Broadway kids will raise money for Orlando in All You Need is Love on June 27th! Get more information on DontTellMamaNYC.com.

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will perform at the Brooklyn Bowl on July 6th! Find out more HERE.

Congratulations to Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots), who’s moved to the next round of “So You Think You Can Dance”! Find out more:

Congrats to Jonah Halperin (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda, Kinky Boots), who appeared on “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” last weekend! Here’s the video–warning, there is some explicit language.

Here’s Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) performing at A Mighty Lass last weekend!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Ruthless!, Les Miserables, Matilda, Kinky Boots, Fun Home, The King and I, and You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown!


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GiaNina Paolantonio’s Birthday, Brooklyn Shuck to Join LES MIS, and more!

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Happy Birthday to GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda)! We hope you had a great day.

Brooklyn Shuck (Annie, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda) will join Les Miserables at the end of the month in the ensemble as well as cover Young Cosette and Young Eponine. Congrats, Brooklyn!

Carly Gendell (School Of Rock) will take over the School of Rock Instagram account at their Tonys party right after the ceremony! Go check them out at https://www.instagram.com/sormusical/. Also in School of Rock news, the kids were featured in an article in a Variety article about kids on Broadway. Read it HERE.

The current lineup of Cabaret for a Cause is below! A full cast announced is to come on Monday.

Lots of alumni news! Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda) booked a Rap Game promo for Lifetime and you can find behind-the-scenes photos from that at her FB page. Stephen Sayegh (A Little Princess) appeared on the most recent episode of “Inside Amy Schumer” on Comedy Central! We will have video soon. And lastly, the trailer for “Stranger Things”, feat. Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables) is out now! Watch below:

The cast of On Your Feet will perform at A Capitol Fourth, a 4th of July celebration on PBS, on July 4th at 8pm! The full line-up can be found at BroadwayWorld.com.

Josh Colley and Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) appeared on NY1 to promote their show! Watch the interview at NY1.com.

The kids of School Of Rock watched their co-star Alex Brightman receive his Sardi’s carciature! Check out photo coverage over at TheatreMania.com.

Check out video of the kids of Fun Home helping to paint the Fun Home-themed Sing for Hope piano!

And here are more pictures from the kids of Les Miserables, She Loves Me, Matilda, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, New York Spring Spectacular, On Your Feet, The King and I, and Waitress!



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LIBERTY First Preview, Niles Fitch on “Mistresses” Tonight, and more!

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First, we wanted to wish our founder Lindsay a very happy birthday! We hope you had a great day, Lindsay!

Happy first preview to Liberty! We are wishing “broken legs” to Abigail Shapiro and the company for tonight!

Tonight, Niles Fitch (The Lion King) is back on “Mistresses” at 10:00pm! Get more details HERE.

Congratulations to the companies of She Loves Me, Fiddler on the Roof, Waitress, and The Crucible, which all won Drama Desk Awards! Check out the full list of nominees and winners on TheaterMania.com.

Evie Dolan (School of Rock) is featured in The Broadsheet! Read the article HERE.

The King and I has announced a closing date of June 26th. Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street, New York Spectacular, Waitress, School of Rock, and Matilda!


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CHARLIE BROWN Cast Album Available for Pre-Order, Jake Katzman in “Into the Wild” Reading, and more!

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You can pre-order the You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown cast album now! Get more information on BroadwayRecords.com.

Congratulations to Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), who will take part in an upcoming reading of Into the Wild! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Here’s video of the cast of Fiddler on the Roof performing at Stars in the Alley on Friday!

YBAN’s Lindsay saw The King and I recently and loved it! Check out her pictures below:

Watch Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular) talk with Pix11 about her show below or on Pix11.com!

Check out video from the You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown afterparty HERE!

See Joshua Colley (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Les Miserables, Newsies) and Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) on NY1 HERE!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, Charlie Brown, Matilda, Fun Home, She Loves Me, and School of Rock!


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Pictures and Videos from the Kids of THE KING AND I, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of The King and I, School of Rock, Matilda, On Your Feet, New York Spectacular, Les Miserables, Fun Home, and She Loves Me!


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CHARLIE BROWN News, YBAN at THE KING AND I, and more!

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There has been a ton of news about You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown! First, check out opening night pictures on BroadwayWorld.com and TheaterMania.com. Also, the Charlie Brown kids did a Q&A with TheaterMania–read it HERE. Finally, Charlie Brown will get a cast recording! Get more information about that on TheaterMania.com.

YBAN’s founder Lindsay is seeing The King and I tonight! Here’s her picture from it so far:

Watch the finale of the Tuck Everlasting vlog “Forever 17” on Broadway.com!

Performers from our featured shows She Loves Me, Matilda, On Your Feet, Tuck Everlasting, and Fun Home, as well as many other Broadway shows, will perform at Stars in the Alley this Friday! Get more information on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie Brown, School of Rock, and Fun Home!


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TUCK EVERLASTING Closing; YBAN at FUN HOME, LES MIS, and CHARLIE BROWN; and more!

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We hope the company of Tuck Everlasting had a great closing show today! Congrats on a great run, and we can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

YBAN’s founder Lindsay saw Fun Home and Les Miserables today, and You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown yesterday! She had a great time–here are some pictures!

Lindsay also met Casey Butler (Finding Neverland)! Here they are together:

Here’s Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) playing “Slight Return” at a New York Knicks game!

Watch Sophia Anne Caruso (Runaways, Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) cover “Songbird” in the video below!

The kids of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown talked to Times Square Chronicle about their show! Read the article HERE.

Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) appeared on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” recently! Watch below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, Finding Neverland, The King and I, Tuck Everlasting, School of Rock, Les Miserables, New York Spectacular, Waitress, and Fun Home!


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