“Stranger Things” Up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series, Broadway Shines on GMA Today, and more!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and the cast of “Stranger Things” are up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series at the SAG Awards! Congratulations! Check out a clip of Gaten, Caleb, and some of their castmates celebrating:

This morning at 8:30am, lots of Broadway kids appeared on “Good Morning America” with Broadway Shines for their annual coat drive! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

A Day by the Sea is on the Wall Street Journal’s Best Theater of 2016 list! Check out the full list on WSJ.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) and her dad appear in this sweet video for The Scene!

Watch video from Broadway Sessions featuring the boys of Radio City Christmas Spectacular below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) took part in the music video “Y Sentirás Mi Amor”! Watch it here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Waitress, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and more!

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Alumni on NBC Cozi TV with Dance Molinari, Pictures from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Some of our alumni danced on NBC Cozi TV today with Dance Molinari! More video coming soon, but for now check out this clip:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, A Day by the Sea, Waitress, Falsettos, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Hairspray Live!

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A DAY BY THE SEA Extends, Amanda Swickle Joins ANNIE Tour, and more!

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A Day by the Sea is now playing through November 5th! Get your tickets HERE.

Congratulations to Amanda Swickle (Tink!), who has joined the national tour of Annie as Pepper! Check out her bio HERE.

YBAN founder Lindsay met up with Isabella Russo (School of Rock) and her mom in LA last night! Here they are together:

And here are videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause and School of Rock!


A DAY BY THE SEA Extends, New ON YOUR FEET Performance Schedule, and more!

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A Day by the Sea has extended through October 23rd! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

On Your Feet has announced a new performance schedule! The show will have performances Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday at 2pm, Thursday at 7pm, Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 2pm and 8pm. Get more details on Playbill.com.

I wrote an Odyssey piece on Lyrics for Life, complete with interviews from Laura Luc; Lyrics for Life performers Dylan Brod (Dream Street), Zachary Brod (On a Stool at the End of the Bar, Dream Street), Victoria Csatay, Alex-Renee Davies, Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Jolie Rose Wasserman, and Madison Zamor (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Dream Street); and performers from past years Megan Johnson and Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins). Read it on TheOdysseyOnline.com!

You’re gonna miss Fun Home when they’re gone! Check out their music video of “When I’m Gone” below:

Watch Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) and Madeleine Pace (Once) on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”!

Here’s a sneak peek at Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) on “Chelsea”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots!




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Video of Final LES MISERABLES Curtain Call, Pictures and Videos from LES MISERABLES, and more!

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Check out this video of the final curtain call at Les Miserables!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, A Day by the Sea, Matilda, School of Rock, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, and Waitress!

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Gabriella Pizzolo Featured on Playbill, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Aiming for Broadway Revival, and more!

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Find out what makes Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) scared about growing up and more on Playbill.com!

Once On This Island is aiming for a Broadway revival! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Tre Jones (The Lion King) and Olivia Chun (The King and I) have been cast in the short film “Curbside Waltz”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) has booked a guest star role on a TV series! Find out more:

Also, Caleb and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear on “The Tonight Show” tomorrow night–find out more on NBC.com. They will also appear at Elsie Fest on September 5th! Get more information about that on Broadway.com.

The Broadway revival of Singin’ in the Rain has been postponed indefinitely. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Get your tickets for Lyrics for Life now! In addition to the performers we previously announced, it will feature Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Madison Zamor (Dream Street, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Jete Laurence (Number the Stars), Aimee Laurence (A Little Princess), Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man), Chloe Smith (A Little Princess), Charlotte Wesson (A Little Princess), Isabella Moitoso (A Little Princess), Bobby Becht (Dream Street), Kaitlyn Franck (Dream Street), Alyssa Franck (Dream Street), Zachary Brod (Dream Street, On a Stool at the End of the Bar), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), Erin Haggerty (A Little Princess), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), Ellie Kim (Dream Street), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Grace Mozitis (Dream Street), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Megan Trageser (Dream Street), Nicole Wildy (Dream Street), Ireland Horan (A Little Princess), Katherine LaFountain (A Little Princess), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Maya Slaughter (Dream Street), Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), and McKenzie Mullahey (Dream Street). Find out more HERE.

Anastasia has announced that it will begin Broadway performances on March 23, 2017, with an official opening night of April 24, 2017! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Keaton Tetlow (Lisa and Leonardo) will guest star on season 2 of “Outsiders”! Find out more:


Watch Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) and other child prodigies pay tribute to Michael Jackson!

Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home) will go on for Small Alison on September 5th and 6th! Get more information:


There’s only two more days to sign up for the Parent’s Guide to Broadway workshop! Find out more:

Jake Heston Miller (New York Spectacular) has booked a role on “Mother Goose Club”! Get more details:


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Broadway Week begins September 5th! Get your tickets HERE.

Alexandria Suarez (On Your Feet) pops in on Ana Villafane’s backstage tour in a video on TheaterMania.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Matilda, Kinky Boots, Fun Home, Les Miserables, and A Day by the Sea!

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Christopher Paul Richards’s Birthday, Pictures from RUTHLESS!, and more!

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Happy birthday to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland)! We hope you had a great day, Chris!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Ruthless!, School of Rock, A Day by the Sea, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Matilda, and On Your Feet!

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MISSING GEMINI Closes, Jersey Sullivan and Amanda Swickle’s Birthdays, and more!

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Happy trails to Kaitlyn Schieble and the company of Missing Gemini! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Kaitlyn!

Happy birthday to Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock), and happy belated birthday to Amanda Swickle (Tink!)! We hope you both had great days!

Ava Briglia (Matilda), Tori Murray (Ruthless!), and Alexandria Suarez (On Your Feet) have joined the lineup for Broadway Barks! They join the previously announced Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Runaways, Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!), Willow McCarthy (Matilda), Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda), and Aviva Winick (Matilda). Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

On Your Feet is getting a Broadway.com vlog from Ana Villafane! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies) takes you through his two-show day at School of Rock and the New York Musical Festival in a feature on Playbill.com!

Watch Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) play the Brooklyn Bowl HERE!

Here’s a new Geico commercial featuring Jillian Lebling (Once)!

Check out dress rehearsal footage from A Day by the Sea!

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And here are pictures from the kids of Missing Gemini, Fun Home, Tink!, School of Rock, Lisa and Leonardo, Trip of Love, and New York Spectacular!








MISSING GEMINI Opens, A DAY BY THE SEA Begins Previews, and more!

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Happy opening to the company of Missing Gemini! Break a leg to all for tonight’s opening performance!

Break a leg also to the company of A Day by the Sea, which began previews tonight!

Motown has announced a closing date of July 31st. Get more details on Playbill.com.

We have a lot of news about new projects that our alumni and current kids have booked! Congrats to all:

Alphonso Jones II (The Lion King) has booked a feature film.

Maizy Boosin (Camp Rolling Hills) will appear on “Chopped” next month.

Gregory Diaz (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) has booked a commercial for American Family Insurance.

Lilli Jacobs (A Little Princess) has booked a voiceover for Atlantic Broadband.

Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine, Dream Street) has a new animated series coming in 2017.

Madeleine Pace (Once) will appear in the short film “Hide and Seek”!

Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) has joined the tour of Annie! She’s pictured below with Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars), who is also joining the tour’s company, and Madisen Johnson, a member of the tour cast.


Check out pictures from the New York Musical Festival opening night party, featuring the kids of Camp Rolling Hills and Tink!, on TheaterMania.com.

The cast of She Loves Me will celebrate their cast recording at Barnes & Noble on August 3rd! Get more details on Playbill.com.

In case you missed it, check out Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) on Pix11 in the video below!

Watch Carly Gendell (School of Rock) sing “The Rules of Being Cool”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Lisa and Leonardo, Matilda, New York Spectacular, Les Miserables, Fun Home, Missing Gemini, and School of Rock!









MOTOWN Opening Night Pictures, Tahlia Ellie in “Eleven Shades of Blue” Reading, and more!

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Check out pictures from opening night of Motown on BroadwayWorld.com!

Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man) took part in a reading of Eleven Shades of Blue! Check out her pictures below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Day by the Sea, New York Spectacular, School of Rock, Motown, Missing Gemini, and Tink!