THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Closes at Atlantic Theater Company, ONE GIANT LEAP Reading with Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams Tonight, and more!

Happy Trails to Elizabeth Teeter, alum Brett Gray, and the company of The Secret Life of Bees, which played its final performance at Atlantic Theater Company today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

Tonight is the reading of One Giant Leap, featuring Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams of What the Constitution Means to Me! Watch the livestream HERE. Also, full video from the episode of “Google Talks” featuring What the Constitution Means to Me will arrive soon!

YBAN founder Lindsay had a wonderful time seeing Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) in Once Upon A Mattress on Friday night! You can catch Hannah recurring on this season of HBO’s “Euphoria,” and her next episode is airing tonight!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) will perform in Atlantic City next week as part of Broadway on the Boardwalk, at 8pm at Kennedy Plaza! Get more details HERE. And check out videos of Sophia performing “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” at Broadway in Bryant Park below:

“Now & Then,” presented by Growing Up Broadway, took place last night at 54 Below! Video to come. Get more details on 54Below.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Frozen, Beetlejuice, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!










NOT EVEN THE GOOD THINGS Opens Off-Broadway, WAITRESS to Close on Broadway in January 2020, and more!

Happy Opening to Serena Parrish and the company of Not Even The Good Things Off-Broadway! Break a leg, everyone!

Waitress has announced a closing date in January 2020. Go see it on Broadway before then! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to our alumni whose projects were nominated for Emmy Awards this morning! “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho); “Russian Doll,” with Brooke Timber (Ballyturk); “Fosse/Verdon,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); and the “Sesame Street” special “When You Wish Upon A Pickle,” with Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), were all nominated. Get the full list on Variety.com.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock, The Mother of Invention) has been cast in The Underlying Chris, playing Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theater! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) attended an advanced screening of the new “The Lion King” film! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

Sophia Anne Caruso will perform with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway in Bryant Park this week! Cast members from Waitress are also set to perform. Get the full lineup on Playbill.com!

Get your tickets HERE for “Now & Then,” happening this week at 54 Below and featuring kids from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Billy Elliot, and more!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has released a new single! Go check out “Skin I’m In”!

Tonight, “Dance Moms” airs a new episode with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and future Radio City Christmas Spectacular ballerina Elliana Walmsley! Check out the group dance from last week and Elliana’s solo:

And check out this picture from the cast of What the Constitution Means to Me when they stopped by Google Talks!

“Dancing with the Stars Juniors” and “Stranger Things” Up for Kids’ Choice Awards, “Now & Then” Performance Videos Now On YouTube, and more!

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You can vote for “Dancing with the Stars Juniors,” with Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live), and “Stranger Things,” with Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), in the 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards! Vote HERE.

All performances from the recent “Now & Then” concert, featuring current Broadway kids and former Broadway kids now all-grown-up, are available on YouTube! Check out the full playlist HERE.

Benjamin Harding (Matilda) is appearing in Urinetown at Chamblee Charter High School in Chamblee, GA, next week! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Dear Evan Hansen, and What the Constitution Means to Me!






Riley Summer Perler’s Birthday, “On My Block” with Brett Gray to Return to Netflix for Second Season, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Riley Summer Perler (Waitress), who turned five a couple of days ago! We hope you had a great day, Riley!

“On My Block,” featuring Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), will return to Netflix in March for a second season! Get more details HERE, but be warned, the article includes spoilers!

Good luck to this year’s Oscar nominees, including “Mirai,” which features Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)!

Tonight, the current and former kids of Broadway are joining together to sing tunes from film, TV, Broadway, and more! Get tickets HERE.

Tickets are still available for Kids’ Night On Broadway, which occurs on February 26th! Bring a child to the theatre for free with a full-priced adult tickets. Get more details HERE!

Watch Sydney Chan (The King and I tour, A Christmas Story tour) and Joshua Turchin (The Pill) perform a mashup of “In My Dreams” and “Santa Fe” at the latest installment of The Early Night Show!

The next (YOUNG) is one week from tonight! Get your tickets HERE.

Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) has joined the lineup for 54 Sings Alanis Morissette! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Listen to “We Become,” a new song from Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), on iHeart.com!

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) recently modeled for Broadway Kids Dancewear!

If you’re in Utah, get your tickets for Bonanza, featuring Carly Rose Sonenclar (Wonderland, Les Miserables), on BonanzaCampout.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Anastasia!








Zoe Wilson’s Birthday, Back to Before Returns to 54 Below Tonight, and more!

Happy birthday to Zoe Wilson (Eco Village)! We hope you had a great day, Zoe!

Tonight, Back to Before returns to 54 Below for a night of music with former Broadway kids now all grown up! Get tickets and more details HERE.

Equity Principal Auditions are being held on February 6th for potential replacements for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! Get the audition information on Backstage.com and advice for attending EPAs as a non-Equity actor on ActorAesthetic.com.

Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) has created a new short film called “Superfreak,” starring Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)! Follow @SuperfreakFilm on Instagram for more news.

You will soon be able to license Frozen Jr. to perform at your school, community theater, camp, and more! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Eco Village, and more, including photos from the closing night of School of Rock and photos of YBAN founder Lindsay at Dave & Buster’s in Times Square with some Broadway and tour alumni!




Matilda Lawler’s Birthday, Videos from NOW & THEN and BACK TO BEFORE, and more!

Happy birthday to Matilda Lawler, who will make her Broadway debut this fall in The Ferryman! We hope you had a great day, Matilda!

Check out Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) and Kelsey Fowler (Bonnie and Clyde, Sunday in the Park with George, Mary Poppins, Grey Gardens) performing “Found Tonight” at “Now & Then”!

Also at “Now & Then,” here’s Wyatt Cirbus (Finding Neverland tour) and Emily Klein (Parade) performing “Lost Boy”!

Here’s Brynn Williams (Bye Bye Birdie, 13, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) performing “Hushabye Mountain” at “Back to Before”! You will soon be able to see Brynn on the road with the tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

Check out another video from “Back to Before”: Mitchell Sink (Matilda, Elf) performing “World’s Greatest Dad”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock and Frozen!






THE FERRYMAN Cast Announced, WEST SIDE STORY Film Remake Announces Open Call, and more!

The cast of The Ferryman will include Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Will Coombs (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Bronx Tale), Carly Gold (Fun Home tour), Matilda Lawler, Bella May Mordus (Grinch tour), and Brooklyn Shuck (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Tuck Everlasting, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie)! Alum Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) has also joined the cast. Get more details on Broadway.com!

An open call for dancers ages 15-25 for the upcoming West Side Story remake will take place in Brooklyn! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out this group photo from “Now and Then” at 54 Below, and keep an eye on our page for videos coming soon! (Photo Credit: BroadwayGirlNYC)

Rileigh McDonald (Good for Otto, Matilda) will guest star on “Law and Order: SVU” on September 27th!

Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie) will guest star on a Nickelodeon show very soon! More details to come.

Take a look at these clips from the recent Shapiro Sisters concert at The Green Room 42!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Frozen, School of Rock, and Once On This Island!






Victoria Collett and Katie Grober Depart WAITRESS, Brooklyn Shuck Departs HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, and more!

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!







Joziyah Jean-Felix Joins THE LION KING for Limited Run, Photo Coverage from THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW, and more!

Please welcome Joziyah Jean-Felix, who will be joining The Lion King for a limited run as Young Simba after touring with the show across the country! Congratulations, Joziyah!

Check out photo coverage from “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (The Pill), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), and special guest Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies) perform “Go The Distance” at 54 Below in the recent “Newsies Sings Alan Menken” concert!

From the same concert, here’s video of Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies) performing “The Mob Song/Once And For All”!

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, and Kinky Boots!






Jace Chen to Join MISS SAIGON on Tour, Katie Grober and Victoria Collett to Depart WAITRESS, and more!

Jace Chen (Miss Saigon) will reprise the role of Tam on the road with the national tour of Miss Saigon! See the full cast HERE.

Katie Grober and Victoria Collett will take their final bows as Lulu in Waitress on September 2nd. Katie’s last show is the matinee on that day, while Victoria’s is in the evening. Go see them before then if you can!

“Viper Club,” featuring Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), will be released in theaters on October 26th! Get more details on Variety.com.

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King) are among Shadow and Act’s 17 Black Actors Under 17! Take a look at the full list HERE.

Frozen will make an appearance on “Good Morning America” this Thursday! And check out this new ad for Frozen, featuring Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie)!

Go check out the new self-titled EP from Tre Jones (The Lion King)!

Watch Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) perform a mashup on the piano!

Be sure to check out Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) in the new Lifetime series “YOU” beginning September 9th at 10pm!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, The Lion King, School of Rock, and Gettin’ The Band Back Together!