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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Laurissa Romain Releases New Single, New Episode of “Broadway Babies” with Juli Wesley, and more!

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Laurissa Romain (South Pacific) has released a new single called “Marathon”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch the newest episode of “Broadway Babies” with Juli Wesley (Unbroken Circle) on Playbill.com!

Alumni Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables, Everybody), and tour kid Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour) will appear on “Chopped” with Cabaret for a Cause founder Tiffany Schleigh on October 31st at 10pm! Check out pictures:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Frozen, Kinky Boots, and Anastasia!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Broadway Flea Market Lineup Announced, Katie Grober and Victoria Collett Join WAITRESS, and more!

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Cabaret for a Cause has announced its lineup for their Broadway Flea Market table! Volunteers include alumni Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Lilyana Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), Cate Elefante (Waitress), Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Akira Golz (Matilda), Georgi James (Annie, Billy Elliot, A Tale of Two Cities), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Grace Matwijec (Matilda), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Ava-Riley Miles (Doctor Zhivago, Evita), Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Really Rosie, Fun Home), Madeleine Pace (Once), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), William Poon (The King and I), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), Emily Rosenfeld (New York Spring Spectacular, Annie), Presley Ryan (Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Brookyln Shuck (Tuck Everlasting, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie), and Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita). More guests to be announced at a later date!

Katie Grober and Victoria Collett will make their Broadway debuts this week as Lulu in Waitress! Congratulations!

“Saturday Church,” starring Luka Kain (South Pacific), hits theaters in January! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Tickets go on sale for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on October 12th!

Newsies is available to stream now on Netflix!

Sophia Kekllas will be on for Katie in School of Rock on September 23rd, and she’s taking over the show’s Snapchat this week!


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

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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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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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Photo Coverage from WAITRESS’s First Anniversary Celebration, THE LION KING to Hold Open Call in Los Angeles, and more!

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Check out pictures from the 1-year anniversary celebration at Waitress on Playbill.com!

The Lion King is holding an open call in Los Angeles, CA, this weekend! Get more information on Playbill.com.

The Drama Desk Award nominations were announced today! Check out the full list of nominees, with our featured shows’ nominations highlighted, HERE.

Watch the new trailer for the next American Girl movie, starring Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) below or on ETOnline.com!

There’s just ten more days until Tunes in Times Square! See Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and many others perform!


Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) now has a vlog! Watch the first episode:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Anastasia, Amelie, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Miss Saigon!

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