YBAN Interviews Christopher Paul Richards, Devin Trey Campbell Sets KINKY BOOTS Departure Date, and more!

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YBAN’s Lindsay talked to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) ahead of tonight’s premiere of his new CBS show “Me, Myself & I” and the release of his new film “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women”! Read the interview HERE.

Devin Trey Campbell will depart Kinky Boots on October 22nd! Go see him before then if you can!


Here’s Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) singing “What It Means To Be A Friend” from 13 at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Kinky Boots, and A Bronx Tale!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos and Broadway Flea Market Information, Ciela Elliott Joins OCCUPIED TERRITORIES, and more!

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Cabaret for a Cause will be on 45th Street in front of the Imperial Theater during Broadway Flea Market!

Also, check out all these videos from Cabaret for a Cause‘s event this week:

Emerson Steele (Violet) singing “Being Alive”:

Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Peace, Love and Cupcakes) singing “Reviewing the Situation”:

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) singing “Gimme Gimme”:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found”:

Congratulations to Ciela Elliott, who has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Occupied Territories! The show is set to run from October 20th to November 5th at 59E59.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory now has a new block of tickets available through September 2018! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for We Have A Voice, with lots of kids and teens from Broadway shows, are still on sale! Find out more:


Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has a brand new single! Get it on iTunes now.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Frozen, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Casting Notice, Feature on New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is seeking boys around age 10! Check out the casting notice below:

Get to know some of the new faces at School of Rock in a feature on BroadwayBox.com!

Cabaret for a Cause will no longer perform at 92Y Street Fest on October 1st, but will perform at another location TBA. Stay tuned for more information!

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) has booked a recurring role on a TV series! Congrats, Christopher! More details to come.


Can't wait to share the news!! #actor #tvshows #hardworkpaysoff #justyouwait 🎥🎥🎥✨

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Catch 1984 before its limited run concludes on October 8th!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, A Bronx Tale, and School of Rock!

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Sophia Gennusa and Madilyn Jaz Morrow To Sing On The Intrepid, CABARET FOR A CAUSE Schedule Update, and more!

Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda) and Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) will sing on the Intrepid on September 11th. More details to come!

Update on Cabaret for a Cause‘s performance at 92Y Street Fest: they will take the stage from 4-5pm on October 1st!

“Stranger Things,” with alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), will return for a third season! Get more details on Variety.com.

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) appears in the latest episode of “Sugar, Butter, Betsy”! Watch below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Frozen, Waitress, Miss Saigon, and School of Rock!

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ANASTASIA’s Broadway.com Vlog, Two CABARET FOR A CAUSE Events Coming Up, and more!

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Anastasia now has a Broadway.com vlog! Mckayla Twiggs and Nicole Scimeca both appear in the first episode, which you can watch now on Broadway.com!

Tickets for Cabaret for a Cause on September 18th are almost gone! Performers at the event include alumni Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Danielle Gordon (Les Miserables), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins), Emerson Steele (Violet), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King).

Also, Cabaret for a Cause will be performing at 92Y Street Fest on October 1st! Performers for that event include alumni Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Carly Paige Baron (Mary Poppins), Lilyana Tiare Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Mia Sinclair Jenness (Number the Stars, Les Miserables, The Sound of Music LIVE), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet), Eliza Holland Madore (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Matilda, Once), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita), and Alexandra Vlachos (Matilda).

Get more details about both performances below:


Less than a month away and tickets are almost gone! Ticket link in our bio!

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Read about the closing night of On Your Feet on NBCNews.com!

Check out Tyler Mount’s interview with the stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Playbill.com!

You can now submit digitally for A Christmas Story Live! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear in a Darren Criss music video that will premiere this Friday! Check out a preview:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet (mostly from the show’s closing night) and the Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below!

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Zach Thomas’s Birthday, Michael Cascetta on as James in SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Zach Thomas (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day, Zach!

Congrats to Michael Cascetta, who makes his official Broadway debut going on for James in School of Rock today and tomorrow! Find out more:


Taylor Caldwell (Really Rosie, Runaways, School of Rock), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock), and Raghav Mehrotra (School of Rock) will play a concert at the Triad on July 19th! Get more information:


Hey everyone – come see us play @thetriadnyc on July 19 at 7pm! It's gonna be fun! $5 cover.

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We have video from the concert of The Goodbye Girl at 54 Below, which featured alumni Lilyana Tiare Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables) and Violet Young (Number the Stars)! Check it out:

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) is going on tour this summer! Get more details in her Facebook post:

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


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Jonah Mussolino Joins A BRONX TALE, Lilyana Tiare Cornell in THE GOODBYE GIRL at 54 Below, and more!

Congratulations to Jonah Mussolino, who officially joins A Bronx Tale today!

Lilyana Tiare Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables) has joined The Goodbye Girl in concert at 54 Below! Get tickets HERE.

Aubrey Joseph (The Lion King) will star in Marvel’s series “Cloak & Dagger,” coming to Freeform next year! Find out more on his IMDb page.

Congratulations to the Broadway kid alumni members of Class of 2017–anyone graduating from college, high school, middle school, or elementary school! Check out the list of where the high school Class of 2017 is going to college!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Waitress, The Lion King, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Marvin’s Room, A Bronx Tale, and Falsettos!

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AMELIE Cast Album Available Digitally, Drama League Awards Tonight, and more!

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The cast album of Amelie is now available digitally!

Good luck to all the nominees in the Drama League Awards; the ceremony is tonight!

Falsettos, Waitress, and Kinky Boots have won Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Check out the full list HERE.

Watch this 360 video direct from the Amelie stage!

Head over to @Broadway.4Me on Instagram, where Cate Elefante (Waitress) is doing a takeover!


I'm doing an Instagram Takeover today @broadway.4me . Check it out!!!!!!

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, On Your Feet, A Bronx Tale, Miss Saigon, and Kinky Boots!

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IF I FORGET and ANASTASIA Win Outer Critics Circle Awards, “Stranger Things” Wins Show of the Year, and more!

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Congratulations to If I Forget and Anastasia, which both won Outer Critics Circle Awards! If I Forget won for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play and Anastasia won for Outstanding Projection Design. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Congrats to alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), whose show “Stranger Things” won Show of the Year at the MTV Movie & TV Awards!

Lots of our featured shows and kids have been nominated for Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Here they are:

  • Favorite New Musical: Amelie, Anastasia
  • Favorite Musical Revival: Falsettos, Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George
  • Favorite Long-Running Show: Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Waitress
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical: Christian Borle for Falsettos, Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical: Christy Altomare for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford for Sunday in the Park with George, Phillipa Soo for Amelie
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Musical: Ramin Karimloo for Anastasia, Derek Klena for Anastasia, Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Musical: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
  • Favorite Funny Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos, John Bolton for Anastasia, Christian Borle for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Favorite Diva Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: Christy Altomare and Derek Klena for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George, Christian Borle and Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male): Jon Jon Briones for Miss Saigon; Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, and Ryan Sell for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Anthony Rosenthal for Falsettos
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female): Savvy Crawford for Amelie, Eva Noblezada for Miss Saigon
  • Favorite Replacement (Male): Todrick Hall for Kinky Boots
  • Favorite Replacement (Female): Sara Bareilles for Waitress, Jenna Ushkowitz for Waitress
  • Favorite Tour: Fun Home, currently starring alum Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess)

Congrats to Jake, Ryan, Ryan, Anthony, Savvy, Ali, and all the kids in these shows! Get more details about the nominations on Broadway.com.

Check out Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars) performing “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” at Tunes in Times Square!

Here’s Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), and Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock) performing “Don’t Do Sadness/Blue Wind” from Spring Awakening at Tunes in Times Square!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, A Bronx Tale, Once, On Your Feet, The Lion King, The King and I, Anastasia, and Waitress, including many from Tunes in Times Square!

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Tunes in Times Square Today, DREAM STREET Kids Book HBO Episode, and more!

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Tunes in Times Square took place from 10am-6pm today in Times Square, featuring lots of YBAN kids! Congratulations!

Congrats to Emily Glick (Dream Street), Kaylin Ponce (Dream Street), and Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), who have all booked an episode of an HBO show! Here they are together:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Waitress, On Your Feet, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Amelie, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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