Christie Kim’s Birthday, MATILDA and THE KING AND I Cast Departures, and more!

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Happy birthday to Christie Kim (The King and I)! We hope you had a great day, Christie!

Happy Trails to Alexandra Vlachos, who finished her run as the title role in Matilda last night! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Ali!

Happy Trails as well to Lynn Masako Cheng and Adriana Braganza, who played their final performance as Royal Children in The King and I today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

The Lucille Lortel Awards are tonight! Break a leg to Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!), who is nominated!

Lilyana Cornell will return to Les Miserables soon for 2 weeks! More details to come.

Tunes in Times Square was today, featuring a lot of young Broadway talent! Find out more about the event HERE.

Over the weekend at School of Rock, Gavin Kim and Jersey Sullivan debuted as Zack and Hayden Wall (Soul Doctor) played Mason! Congrats to all! Check out their pictures from this weekend below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Matilda, Fun Home, Waitress, and She Loves Me!









WAITRESS Opening Night, Aviva Winick Joins the Company of MATILDA, and more!

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Happy opening to the company of Waitress! Congratulations to Claire and McKenna Keane and everyone else involved!

Congratulations to Aviva Winick (The Sound of Music tour, Grinch tour), who made her Broadway debut as the title role in Matilda today! Get more information in KOTA’s post:

“Little Boxes” is coming to Netflix! Congrats to Oona Laurence (Matilda), Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), and Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Kinky Boots, Waiting for Godot), who are all featured in it. Get more information on Variety.com.

Lots of Broadway kids will be performing at Tunes in Times Square on May 1st! Get more information on MagicalMusic.org.

Get discount tickets to School of Rock for this Tuesday night! Check out the Instagram post below for the discount code and more information:


Congratulations to Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), who has booked a lead role in a feature film! Find out more below:

Check out these video highlights from Waitress!

Here’s video of Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) performing “Ring of Keys” after a performance of Disaster!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, On Your Feet, and School of Rock!













New Kids Debut in THE LION KING This Week, Presley Ryan’s Last Week at FUN HOME, and more!

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Congratulations to Kyliegh Curran, Mehret Marsh, and Cayen Martin, who will make their Broadway debuts in The Lion King this week!

This is Presley Ryan‘s (The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess) last week at Fun Home! We can’t wait to see what will be next for her.

Ava Della Pietra was on for Sophie in School of Rock today at 2pm, and she’ll be on for Katie from 3/24 to 3/26! Go see her! Also, keep an eye out for a new demo of her original song “Fly”! Here she is in the recording studio:

Here’s a new commercial featuring Maddox Elliot (Dream Street)!

Congrats to Talia Ryder, who went on for Lavender in Matilda for the first time today!

Here’s a clip of Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man) on “I’d Kill For You”!

Check out articles about Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) on MyAJC.com and TheaterMania.com!

Here’s the music video for “Free 2 Love,” an original song by Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars)! It also features Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street) and Ashley Birdsall (Dream Street).

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the opening night of Disaster! with Baylee Littrell on BwayZone.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, Women Without Men, The King and I, Matilda, Les Miserables, and Fun Home!










SHE LOVES ME Opening Night Coverage, LYRICS FOR LIFE LA Tonight, and more!

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Check out pictures from opening night of She Loves Me on Playbill.com, Broadway.com, and BroadwayWorld.com! Also, BroadwayWorld has coverage of the cast taking their opening night bows HERE, and Broadway.com has video coverage HERE!

Lyrics for Life in LA is tonight to raise awareness for mental illness and suicide prevention! YBAN’s Lindsay is there tonight. Check out one of her pictures from the event below, and we wish “broken legs” to all the kids in tonight’s performance, who include Madisyn Shipman (Enron), Major Curda (The Little Mermaid, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Shane Davis (Matilda), Peyton Ella (The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Jaidyn Young (Annie), Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), and Joy Kate Lawson (A Little Princess)! And get more information HERE!

We want to wish our blogger Emily a happy birthday today! We hope you had a great day, Emily!

Congratulations to James Ignacio, who went on for Louis Leonowens in The King and I recently!

The kids of School of Rock are featured on NBC New York! Check out the video HERE!

The King and I will hold an open call for its national tour! Get more information on ActorsEquity.org.

Baylee Littrell (Disaster!) was on Live At 5 yesterday on Broadway.com! Check out the full video below:

Check out Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita) and Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda) singing “Let It Go” at Cabaret for a Cause below!

Tonight, catch Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man) on “I’d Kill For You” on Investigate Discovery Channel! Get more information in the Facebook post below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, The King and I, She Loves Me, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, and Smokefall!








FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Cast Recording Out Today, ANNIE and MATILDA Kids Join “Together At Last,” and more!

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The Fiddler on the Roof cast recording is out now! Congratulations to the company!

Kids from Matilda and Annie have joined “Together At Last” in NYC, the upcoming cabaret starring Emma Howard (Matilda, Violet) and Jaidyn Young (Annie)! Get more information about the NYC show in the Instagram post below. You can also find out more about the LA show in the picture below, or get tickets to it HERE. Finally, there’s also a sneak peek video!


We can't wait for this show at 54Below! So many #CabaretForACause kids! Will you be there?

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We have lots of Cabaret for a Cause videos! Check out Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables) singing “Defying Gravity”; Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess) singing “Riptide”; Danielle Gordon (Les Miserables) singing “Soon As I Get Home”; Carly Paige Baron (Mary Poppins) singing “Crazy Dreams”; Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) singing “One Short Day/Somewhere Over the Rainbow”; Gabriella Baldacchino (A Christmas Story tour) singing “Wilted”; Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess) singing “I Wish”; Benjamin Harding (Matilda) singing “I’m Here”; and Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, The Sound of Music LIVE, Number the Stars) singing “Bird Set Free”!

Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) has a special offer for Amorino! For 1 week only, show them the picture below and get 10% off!


Watch Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) sing “The Wheel” in the video below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, Matilda, and Tuck Everlasting!











SHE LOVES ME Opening Night, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Coming to Broadway in Spring 2017, and more!

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Happy Opening to She Loves Me! Break a leg to Nicholas Barasch (West Side Story, The Mystery of Edwin Drood) and the company!

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will open on Broadway in Spring 2017! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out a montage from Ruthless! below or on BroadwayBox.com!

In 2 days, Lyrics for Life hits LA! The cast includes Jaidyn Young (Annie). Check out a promo from hosts Madisyn Shipman (Enron) and Casey Simpson below, and get tickets and more information HERE!

Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots) is featured on BroadwayWorld! Watch the video below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Check out behind-the-scenes pictures and video from the shoot of the music video for “Free 2 Luv,” an original song by Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars)!

Check out this amazing video of all the past and present Matildas, from the Broadway, US Tour, West End, Stratford, Sydney, and Melbourne productions of Matilda, telling the Acrobat Story!

Congratulations to Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), who has booked a new film called “Christmas All Over Again”! Get more information in the Facebook post below:

Check out these videos from Cabaret for a Cause: Akira Golz (Matilda) performing “Hero,” Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) performing “Almost There,” and Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) performing “Count on Me”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Disaster!, School of Rock, Matilda, The King and I, Fun Home, and Cabaret for a Cause!










Rachel Resheff to Return to 54 Below, Shane Davis in LYRICS FOR LIFE LA, and more!

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Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) will return to 54 Below on April 3rd! Among the special guests joining her will be Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story). Get more information 54Below.com!

Shane Davis (Matilda) has joined the lineup for Lyrics for Life in LA! Get tickets HERE.

City Center will hold an open call for teens for the Encores! Off-Center production of Runaways! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda) and Jaidyn Young (Annie) take the stage next week in North Hollywood! Get tickets and more information HERE.

Matilda received a visit from Tinkerbelle the Dog! Check out the video below:

Here’s Oscar Williams (Fun Home) singing “Photograph” by Ed Sheeran at Cabaret for a Cause!

Check out some of the kids of School of Rock performing with Mister G!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, Les Miserables, On Your Feet, and Cabaret for a Cause!





“Shadowhunters” Featuring Katherine McNamara Renewed, CABARET FOR A CAUSE Tonight, and more!

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“Shadowhunters” has been renewed for a second season! Congratulations to Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) and everyone else involved! Get more information on EW.com.

Cabaret for a Cause took place tonight to benefit Story Shifters! Find out more on CabaretForACause.us.

Here’s a promo for “Inspired by Punk Rock,” a new film featuring Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars)! You can also watch it on Vimeo.

Willow meets Young Willow as Rrita meets Alexa from Shelton Lawrence on Vimeo.

Check out behind-the-scenes pictures from A Room of My Own in the video below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, Tuck Everlasting, and On Your Feet!







YBAN at 13 Wishes Cabaret, Young Artist Awards TONIGHT, and more!

YBAN owner Lindsay had a great time today at the first-ever cabaret for 13 Wishes, which brought together kids and teens from the entertainment industry to bring the arts to those who have no access otherwise! Find out more about the organization on 13Wishes.net, and check out Lindsay’s pictures from before the cabaret and with Major Curda (The Little Mermaid, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and 13 Wishes founders Maya Jade Frank (Mary Poppins, Evita, A Little Princess) and Tehya Rose Frank (Lincoln Center Ballet) below! Also in the performance was Hayden Signoretti (Finding Neverland, Mary Poppins, Richard III).

The Young Artist Awards took place tonight in LA! Break a leg to our alumni Ripley Sobo (Matilda, Once), nominated for her performance in “Steve Jobs,” and Myles Erlick (Billy Elliot), nominated for his performance in “The Next Step”!

Peyton Ella (The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess) will take part in Lyrics for Life in LA! Get tickets HERE.

Cabaret for a Cause is tomorrow! Get your tickets to both performance HERE!

Here’s Carly Gendell (School of Rock) singing “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele, with Diego Lucano (School of Rock) on piano, at Broadway Sessions!

Check out Corinne Wilson (School of Rock) and Evie Dolan (School of Rock) singing “Riptide” by Vance Joy at Broadway Sessions!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Fun Home, On Your Feet, Tuck Everlasting, School of Rock, and Matilda!







Alessandra Baldacchino on for Small Alison Today, Sydney Lucas Joins “The Son,” and more!

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Alessandra Baldacchino (A Little Princess) was on as Small Alison in Fun Home today, March 12th, at 2pm! Congrats, Ali!

Congratulations to Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), who has joined AMC’s upcoming series “The Son”! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Be on the lookout for Emily Glick (Dream Street) featured in the spring issue of Indikids Magazine! Congrats, Emily!

LA fans! Do you have your tickets for “Together At Last,” a cabaret starring Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda) and Jaidyn Young (Annie)? Get them HERE!

Congrats to Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), who has signed with SW Artists! Here he is signing the contract:

This year’s Easter Bonnet competition will occur on April 25th and 26th! Get more details on TheaterMania.com!

Baylee Littrell (Disaster!) is featured on Entertainment Tonight! Read the article on ETOnline.com and watch the video below:

Tori Murray (Ruthless!) will star in her own cabaret at 54 Below to benefit Broadway Dreams! She is 54 Below’s youngest solo performer ever. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch the kids of School of Rock play Charades in the video below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, Matilda, Tuck Everlasting, Dream Street, and The Crucible!