Isabella Russo Joins THE MOTHER OF INVENTION, Trailer for “The Comedian,” and more!

Isabella Russo (School of Rock) has joined the cast of Off-Broadway’s The Mother of Invention! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s the trailer for “The Comedian,” featuring Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess), set to be released on February 3rd!

Darius Kaleb (Motown, A Raisin in the Sun) discussed “Luke Cage” with Teenplicity.com!

Watch the full video of On Your Feet performing at “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

“Former Broadway Kids, All Grown Up!” is coming up soon at 54 Below, featuring former Broadway child actors! Performers include alumni Emerson Steele (Violet), Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie), and Brynn Williams (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, In My Life, Grinch, 13, Bye Bye Birdie). Get more information on 54Below.com.

Here’s a trailer for “The New Edition Story,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King)!


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

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RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Closes, First Installment of YBAN’s When I Grow Up Interview Series, and more!

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Happy Trails to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which played its final performance today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

We are launching a monthly interview series with YBAN alumni today called When I Grow Up! The first installment is now up on our website; our founder Lindsay chatted with Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) about her Broadway kid days and about Season 2 of “Shadowhunters,” which premiered at 8pm tonight on Freeform! Read the interview HERE.

Watch the final curtain call of Matilda below!

Check out the last curtain call of Fiddler on the Roof below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

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

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MATILDA Closes, Caleb McLaughlin and Gaten Matarazzo Among Biggest Breakout Stars of 2016, and more!

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Happy Trails to the company of Matilda, which ended its almost four-year run today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) are both listed among the Biggest Breakout Stars of 2016! Read the full list on BuzzFeed.com.

There’s just one day more until our big announcement about the new project we’re launching!

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

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Closes, ON YOUR FEET Performing at “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve,” and more!

Thank you for a successful 2016! We have loved meeting so many of you this year and watching so many of you go on to thrive in film and television! Here’s to a wonderful 2017!

Happy Trails to Nerghiz Sarki (Dream Street) and the company of Fiddler on the Roof, which played its final performance tonight! Congratulations on a great run; we can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Nerghiz!

On Your Feet performed during “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” tonight!

There’s only two more days until our big announcement–any guesses about what the exciting new thing we’re launching is?

The broadcast of Falsettos will be filmed January 3rd and 4th! Get more details on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Matilda!

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Announces National Tour, Yahoo’s Best of Theater 2016 List, and more!

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Fiddler on the Roof has announced a national tour, to begin in 2018! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Waitress, She Loves Me, Blackbird, The Crucible, and the Encores Off-Broadway production of Sunday in the Park with George featuring Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) are all on Yahoo’s Best of Theater 2016 list! Check it out on Yahoo.com.

Alexandria Suarez and Eduardo Hernandez talked to NBC News about On Your Feet! Read the interview on NBCNews.com or watch it below:

Here are highlights from the pre-Broadway production of Amelie in Los Angeles!

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and On Your Feet!

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Videos from RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR at Broadway Sessions, Video from Christopher Convery, and more!

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Here’s the full playlist from the Radio City Christmas Spectacular boys’ performances at Broadway Sessions!

Here’s Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) performing at Birdland!

Check out Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) showing his Christmas haul in the video below:

Also, Anthony is among BroadwayBox’s top 10 Broadway debuts of 2016! Check out the full list on BroadwayBox.com.

SITI Company is seeking teen boys of color for its L.A. production of Lost in the Stars! Get more information HERE.

Waitress, Tuck Everlasting, Holiday Inn, She Loves Me, and Falsettos all made Broadway fans’ Top 10 of 2016 list on Broadway.com!

Help Broadway kid Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story) and her brother Jack raise money for their upcoming 5K in Disney World HERE!

An open call for the national tour of The Sound of Music is taking place in New York City in January! Sign up now on SignUpGenius.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of Amelie, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!

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YBAN at The King and I Tour in LA, Pictures from WAITRESS, and more!

YBAN’s Lindsay saw the national tour of The King and I in Los Angeles last night, featuring alumni Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots), Tony Marin (The King and I), Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), and Adriana Braganza (The King and I)! Great job, everyone! Check out Lindsay’s photos below:

And here are pictures from the kids of Waitress, Matilda, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Kinky Boots, and The Lion King!

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FALSETTOS to Air on PBS, Shahadi Wright Joseph on Radio Disney Today, and more!

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ShowTickets.com now has discounted tickets to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Check out the banner to the right for more info!

Falsettos has announced that it will air on PBS; the air date is TBA. Find out more on TheaterMania.com!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) was on Radio Disney today at 4pm PST/7pm EST! Find out more:


Tonight, Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE) will appear on “Joe’s Pub Presents: A Holiday Special” at 10pm on IFC! Get more details on IndieWire.com.

Lots of Broadway kids got together for the annual coat drive–check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com!

Waitress, She Loves Me, Blackbird, the Encores production of Sunday in the Park with George, and The Crucible are all listed among the top New York theatre of 2016 according to Deadline.com!

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

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YBAN at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin on 20/20 Tonight, and more!

YBAN’s Emily and I had a great time seeing Nerghiz Sarki perform in Fiddler on the Roof last night! Awesome job, Nerghiz! We hope you enjoy the rest of the show’s run!

Tonight, Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) appeared on “20/20” on ABC! Get more details:

School of Rock will take part in an Andrew Lloyd Webber celebration on December 22nd on “Good Morning America”! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Holiday Inn will be livestreamed in January! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Hairspray Live is now on DVD! Get more details about how to order it on Amazon.com.

Watch Sammy Ramirez find out that he got cast in School of Rock in the video below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, A Bronx Tale, and The Lion King!

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Pictures and Videos from SCHOOL OF ROCK, RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, KINKY BOOTS, and MATILDA!

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Kinky Boots, and Matilda!

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