Ayla Schwartz and Mattea Conforti will play their final performances of Frozen on November 11th. Go see them before then if you can!
Congratulations to Mia Cirafesi and Chris Martinez, who have joined this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular! Chris played Ben in the 2011 production, and he returns this year as Patrick, while Mia will play Clara.
Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Assassins), Molly Richardson (Matilda tour), Kolette Tetlow (Iowa), and Shaina Turchin have joined the lineup for The Early Night Show at The Green Room 42 this Wednesday!
Congrats to the cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; they celebrated their 100th performance this past weekend!
Watch alum and Disney star Milo Manheim (Generation Me) perform a jive on last week’s episode of “Dancing with the Stars,” plus, tune in tonight at 8/7c and make sure to vote after the episode! Voting begins online and via phone at 1-800-868-3410 after the episode ends and continues until 4am EST!
Check out Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live) performing his second week dance on “Dancing with the Stars Juniors” in the video below! Be sure to tune in to the next episode on Sunday at 8pm.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Lion King, and School of Rock!
The New York Times spoke with Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, Blackbird, Runaways, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) about Beetlejuice and her career thus far! Read the article on NYTimes.com.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Lion King, The Hard Problem, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!
All My Sons is holding an EPA and seeking a boy around age 8 to play Bert! Get more details on Backstage.com.
The Ferryman is looking for infants aged 6 months and older, but not yet crawling! See details for how to submit on Playbill.com.
August Rush is holding an EPA for a boy around age 11 for its developmental lab in January 2019! See the full breakdown on Playbill.com.
Last night we spotted Jason Kisare (School of Rock) in the series premiere of NBC’s “New Amsterdam”! Watch the full episode HERE.
Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) and Isabella Russo (School of Rock, The Mother of Invention) can be seen in NAMT’s Festival of New Musicals, performing in XY October 25th and 26th! Get more information HERE.
Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King) will star in the new film “12 O’Clock Boys”! Find out more on Deadline.com.
Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street) is the scholarship recipient for Broadway Lights the Night, and tonight she performed at The Cutting Room in the “Because of the Brave” benefit concert! Get more details HERE.
Here’s video of Ripley Sobo (Matilda, Once) and Morgan Billings Smith (The Sound of Music) performing an Annie/Cyndi Lauper mashup at the recent “Now & Then” concert!
Artyon Celestine‘s (A Christmas Story Live) “Dancing with the Stars” partner has been announced! Watch him compete with Ariana Greenblatt from “Infinity War” and “Stuck in the Middle”!
And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, The Hard Problem, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and School of Rock!
Tonight, go see the docu-style movie “Have It All” with Katie Grober (Waitress)!
And this Friday, Katie will be performing “Have It All” with Jason Mraz on the Today Show! More details to come.
Finally, check out Katie performing “Have It All” with the kids from School of Rock!
Joshua Turchin (The Pill) and Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once) are putting on their own cabaret show “The Early Night Show” on August 19th! The ticket link will be available soon.
Fun fact! In addition to starring in the national tour of Anastasia starting this fall, Lila Coogan is a former Jane Banks from the Broadway production of Mary Poppins. We can’t wait to see her on the road!
Check out photo coverage from the “Freaky Friday” premiere with kids from The Lion King, Frozen, and more on BroadwayWorld.com.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Waitress, Mary Page Marlowe, School of Rock, Frozen, and This Ain’t No Disco!
YBAN’s founder Lindsay spent yesterday afternoon seeing Our Very Own Carlin McCullough at Geffen Playhouse, featuring Abigail Dylan Harrison (A Christmas Story Live, Ruthless!)! Congratulations on a great show, Abbey!
Carly Gendell (School of Rock) will take part in a performance of Number the Stars with the Shining Star Players on August 22nd!
Happy Opening to the company of Pedro Pan at the New York Musical Festival! Break a leg, everyone!
Happy Trails to Will Coombs, who played his final performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Sunday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Will. And congratulations to Jack Hatcher, who is making his Broadway debut as he joins the cast!
Delilah Rose Pellow is now playing Little Anastasia/Alexei full-time in Anastasia, and Anika Lore Hatch (The Sound of Music tour) has joined the company as the new understudy for those roles! She is eight years old and is making her Broadway debut. Congratulations to both of you!
Maeve Press (Before Your Very Eyes) is working on a pilot for Freeform! Find out more on DisneyABCPress.com.
Dallas News spoke with Frankie Leoni about his opening night in A Bronx Tale! Read the article HERE.
Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2018-2019 season, which will include Julius Caesar during March 2019! According to an EPA, they are seeking a young girl of color (age 7) for the production. Read more on Playbill.com!
Isabela Moner (Evita) has launched her own clothing line with Ob.sess! It is available online and in select stores.
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