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!






WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME and THE HARD PROBLEM Announce Casting, Ruth Righi Joins Disney Channel’s “Sydney to the Max,” and more!

High school students Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams will star in What the Constitution Means to Me at New York Theatre Workshop from September 12th to October 21st! Get more details HERE.

Katie Beth Hall and Madeleine Pace (Once) have joined the cast of The Hard Problem, playing at Lincoln Center this fall! Get a look at the full cast on TheaterMania.com.

Congratulations to Ruth Righi (Really Rosie, School of Rock), who will star in the brand new Disney Channel series “Sydney to the Max”! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Beetlejuice will arrive on Broadway in spring 2019! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Mimi Ryder (Frozen, Matilda) recently spoke with YAYOMG!

Check out pictures from Mariam Bedigian‘s Broadway debut in Waitress alongside Nicolette Robinson on BroadwayWorld.com!

MCC Theater (an Off-Broadway theater responsible for shows we’ve covered in the past like Smokefall, The Nether, and Punk Rock) is holding auditions for their Youth Company! Learn more HERE.

A brand new block of tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will go on sale on September 27th!

Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle: The Musical) will sing “America the Beautiful” at the Intrepid Museum on 9/11 alongside Matilda tour alum Lily Brooks O’Briant!

Check out the new EP from Joy Kate Lawson (A Little Princess), now available wherever digital music is sold!

And here is a picture from Frozen!



GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Sets Closing Date, Pictures from FROZEN, and more!

You have until September 16th to rock out with Gettin’ The Band Back Together! Go see the show before it closes if you can!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Lion King, School of Rock, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!










New WAITRESS Lulus Announced, BROADWAY KIDS JAM Covers “We Got The Beat,” and more!

Congratulations to Mariam and London, who will make their Broadway debuts as Lulu in Waitress next week!

Broadway Kids Jam covered “We Got The Beat” by The Go-Go’s, in honor of Head Over Heels!

Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda) will be guest starring on an episode of “Splitting Up Together”!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, School of Rock, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Anastasia, and Waitress!








Elliot Fishman Makes Broadway Debut in KINKY BOOTS, Presley Ryan Joins Pre-Broadway Run of BEETLEJUICE, and more!

Congratulations to Elliot Fishman (Kinky Boots tour), who made his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots this weekend!

Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) has joined the cast of the pre-Broadway run of Beetlejuice! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) has been added to the lineup for “Now & Then” at 54 Below! Get your tickets today with the discount code BWAYKID25.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Waitress, School of Rock, and Frozen!















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!








MARY PAGE MARLOWE Closes, Cate Elefante Recording Voiceover for “Sesame Street,” and more!

Happy Trails to the company of Mary Page Marlowe! Congratulations on a great run, and we can’t wait to see what’s next for you.

Cate Elefante (Waitress) has recorded another voiceover for “Sesame Street”!

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















Pictures and Videos from GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and more!

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Once On This Island, Frozen, School of Rock, Waitress, and The Lion King!

















GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Opening Night Photo and Video Coverage, SCHOOL OF ROCK at Broadway in Bryant Park Tomorrow, and more!

Check out photos from the first official curtain call of Gettin’ The Band Back Together on BroadwayWorld.com!

BroadwayWorld also has pictures from the show’s opening night party HERE!

And here’s Sawyer Nunes chatting about Gettin’ The Band Back Together!

The kids of School of Rock and the teens of Gettin’ The Band Back Together will be performing at Broadway in Bryant Park tomorrow at 12:30pm! Get more details HERE.

NYC Broadway Week is back! Get 2-for-1 tickets for select Broadway shows from September 3rd to 16th. Purchase your tickets now!

Former Broadway kids from Matilda, Les Miserables, and more will perform at 54 Below on August 18th in “Back to Before”!

Also coming up soon for our featured kids and alumni at 54 Below, “Now And Then”!

“The Super,” with Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Matilda, Sunday in the Park with George) and Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), will arrive in movie theaters on October 19th! Find out more information on Deadline.com.

YBAN’s founder Lindsay got to watch GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) film an episode of Nickelodeon’s “Lip Sync Battle Shorties”! Look for her episode this fall during the show’s second season!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once On This Island, School of Rock, Waitress, Frozen, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Mary Page Marlowe, The Lion King, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!