Kaden Amari Anderson and Jaden Myles Waldman Join CAROLINE, OR CHANGE; MEDEA Extends Through March 8th; and more!

Congratulations to Kaden Amari Anderson and Jaden Myles Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who will make their Broadway debuts in Caroline, Or Change this spring! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Medea has been extended at BAM through March 8th! Go see it if you can.

YBAN founder Lindsay got to see one of Andrew Barth Feldman’s final performances in Dear Evan Hansen last night! You have until Sunday to see him give a beautiful performance in the iconic striped polo.

Today was the first day of BroadwayCon! Here’s a look at what was going on with our featured shows, kids, and alumni:

Anne Frank, a Musical will return Off-Broadway at Actors Temple Theatre and they are casting actresses ages 13+ for the roles of Anne and Margot Frank! Get more details on Backstage.com.

The Public Theater is holding an EPA for the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Cullud Wattah! Get audition information on Playbill.com and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) is taking over our Instagram account on January 25th (this Saturday!) to take you through a day at BroadwayCon! Be sure to check it out! Also, Ella will perform in a benefit for Australia’s fires at The Green Room 42 this Sunday; get tickets HERE.

Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE) is now appearing in a commercial for Steak ‘n Shake!

Dear Evan Hansen is holding its second annual essay contest for juniors and seniors in the greater New York area! Find out more:

“Songs for St. Jude,” with lots of alumni, will now begin at 11am on February 22nd!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Medea, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Forbidden Broadway!






Ava Briglia Cast in Atlantic Theater Company’s ANATOMY OF A SUICIDE, MRS. DOUBTFIRE Cast to Perform at BroadwayCon, and more!

Congratulations to Ava Briglia (The Ferryman, School of Rock, Matilda), who has been cast in Atlantic Theater Company’s Anatomy of a Suicide! Get more details on Playbill.com.

The cast of Mrs. Doubtfire will perform at BroadwayCon! More details to come.

Fun Home and The Ferryman landed on another Top 10 New York Theater of the Decade list!

Congrats to Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia), who will play Small Alison in Fun Home at Kansas City Repertory Theatre! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

This week, you can see Oscar Williams (Fun Home) in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead this weekend at Vermont Stage in Burlington, VT! Get tickets HERE.

Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live) recently appeared on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” alongside Mariah Carey!

You can hear the voice of Broadway alum Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) on “The Rocketeer” on Disney Junior!

Here’s a look at the upcoming film “The Last Thing Mary Saw,” featuring Eli Rayman (The Winter’s Tale)!

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) will sing the National Anthem for the New York Rangers this weekend!

Laurissa “Lala” Romain (South Pacific) has joined the previously announced Julia Nightingale (Generation Me) in The 8th at The Secret Theatre in January 2020!

YBAN founder Lindsay went “Into the Unknown” last night to catch Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) in “Frozen 2”! Great job, Mattea!

Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) has launched a line of colorful hair extensions called Hair Candy!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of “John Mulaney and The Sack Lunch Bunch,” Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Waitress!

Winter Donnelly Joins OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD, Robert Montano and Eric Sebek to Perform at Broadway Sessions, and more!

Congratulations to Winter Donnelly (Frozen), who has joined the cast of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord Off-Broadway!

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Eric Sebek (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will perform at Broadway Sessions this Thursday night!

Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King) will appear alongside the many previously announced alumni in “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”! Here’s a new promo:

A Christmas Carol has broken box office records at the Lyceum Theatre! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out the NBC Nightly News segment about Sebastian Ortiz and Jai Ram Srinivasan!

Check out pictures of Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) recording for Carols For A Cure on BroadwayWorld.com, and check out a peek at the track here:

Check out pictures of Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) teaching an audition master class with A Class Act NY!

Beetlejuice, Betrayal, and What the Constitution Means to Me are included in Entertainment Weekly’s Best Stage Shows of 2019 list!

Fun Home, The Scottsboro Boys, and The Piano Lesson are among The Hollywood Reporter’s Best New York Theater of the Decade!

Layla Capers (The Lion King) and Antonio Watson (Tina) performed with Spotlight Kidz before the 5pm performance of Radio City Christmas Spectacular yesterday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Julia Nightingale (Generation Me) has been cast The 8th at The Secret Theatre from January 7-18 in Long Island City! Get tickets HERE.

Yesterday was The Actors Fund presentation of Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol with Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and the recent Pillows for Paws event with Cabaret for a Cause!

A BRONX TALE Cast Recording Out Digitally Today, Ellie Kim On For Katie in SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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The cast recording of A Bronx Tale was released digitally today! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) is swinging on for Katie tonight in School of Rock! Break a leg, Ellie!

Check out opening night pictures from Miss Saigon on BroadwayWorld.com!

Anastasia now has a new block of tickets available! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

YBAN’s Lindsay chatted with Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine), who is currently bringing to life a beloved American Girl doll in “An American Story: Ivy and Julie 1976,” which began streaming on Amazon today, for the latest in our When I Grow Up interview series with alumni! Read it HERE.

For all our Broadway fans in Florida: Casey Butler (Finding Neverland) will appear in Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia from March 31st to April 30th in West Palm Beach! Get more details:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sunday in the Park with George, Miss Saigon, A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Waitress, and Anastasia!

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“Stranger Things” Up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series, Broadway Shines on GMA Today, and more!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and the cast of “Stranger Things” are up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series at the SAG Awards! Congratulations! Check out a clip of Gaten, Caleb, and some of their castmates celebrating:

This morning at 8:30am, lots of Broadway kids appeared on “Good Morning America” with Broadway Shines for their annual coat drive! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

A Day by the Sea is on the Wall Street Journal’s Best Theater of 2016 list! Check out the full list on WSJ.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) and her dad appear in this sweet video for The Scene!

Watch video from Broadway Sessions featuring the boys of Radio City Christmas Spectacular below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) took part in the music video “Y Sentirás Mi Amor”! Watch it here:

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

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HAIRSPRAY LIVE Press and Interviews, AMELIE Tickets Now On Sale, and more!

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Watch interviews with the cast of Hairspray Live below or on TheaterMania.com!

Shahadi Wright Joseph and her Hairspray Live castmates were also interviewed on Broadway.com! The cast also appeared on the Today Show this morning–check out a video below or on Today.com, and get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for Amelie are now on sale! Get details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The Falsettos cast album is now available for pre-order! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Tickets for Radio City Christmas Spectacular start at $50 on ShowTickets.com!

Kids’ Night On Broadway has announced its participating shows! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out pictures of the Kinky Boots kids in the studio recording the show’s Carols for a Cure track on BroadwayWorld.com!

Kids from Fun Home, School of Rock, and more sang in a music video of “Y Sentiras Mi Amor/Silent Night”! Watch it below:

Here’s Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) and Akira Golz (Matilda) singing “For Good” at Cabaret for a Cause!

Some of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular will sing at Broadway Sessions this Thursday! Find out more:

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

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LAZARUS Cast Album Coming Out October 21st, LYRICS FOR LIFE Photo Coverage, and more!

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The Lazarus cast album is due to come out October 21st! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Check out photo coverage from Lyrics for Life on BroadwayWorld.com!

Get to know Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) on BroadwayBox.com!

Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) will co-star as Frank Gotti in a new film called “The Life and Death of John Gotti”! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, School of Rock, The Lion King, Matilda, On Your Feet, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, and Waitress!

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Photo Coverage from FUN HOME Closing Night, Sofia Roma Rubino on for Summer in SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from closing night of Fun Home on Broadway.com, BroadwayWorld.com, and TheaterMania.com!

Sofia Roma Rubino (Matilda) will be on for Summer in School of Rock today through September 17th! Get more information in her Facebook post:

Check out photo coverage from TheaterMania’s block party this past Sunday HERE!

Get a first look at “The Son,” featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), on EW.com!

Go behind the scenes of “Curbside Waltz,” a new short film featuring Olivia Chun (The King and I) and Tre Jones (The Lion King), in these pictures:

Here’s video of Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and their “Stranger Things” castmates decorating waffles with BuzzFeed!

And here’s pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Fun Home, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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Claire Keane Leaves WAITRESS, Gabby Gutierrez Books “Mozart in the Jungle,” and more!

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Happy trails to Claire Keane, who took her final bow in Waitress today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

Our Broadway family rocks! We're going to miss you tons. Claire's final performance tomorrow, McKenna takes her final bow on Wednesday

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Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock) has booked a role on “Mozart in the Jungle”! Congrats, Gabby!

Yesterday at this production!! #mozartinthejungle

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In case you missed Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” we’ve made a playlist of clips from the interview! Check it out:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Lyrics for Life, The Lion King, and Fun Home!

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FUN HOME and RUTHLESS Take Their Final Bows, LYRICS FOR LIFE Raises Awareness Tonight, plus more!

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Happy Trails to the companies of Ruthless! and Fun Home! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

TONIGHT: Kids of the Arts presents Lyrics for Life, which will play Symphony Space to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Break a leg, everyone!

TOMORROW: The Cabaret for a Cause kids will sing at Pier 36 to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Performances will take place at 9am and 11am. Performers include Sophia Gennusa (Matilda), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Sophie Koski, Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour), Sam Poon (The King and I), William Poon (The King and I), Joshua Turchin (A Christmas Story tour). Get more info HERE.

Join Ava Briglia, Aviva Winick, and Willow McCarthy (Matilda) at Strand Bookstore in NYC for a performance, a reading, and a craft on Sept. 13th! The fun starts at 11am. And it’s free!

In case you missed the cast of The Lion King at Broadway Sessions, you’re in luck! You can catch the full FB livestream of the event down below:

The You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown kids will take the stage at TheatreMania’s block party tomorrow at 2:30pm. See why they’re excited about the block party at TheatreMania.com!

Today, Luca Padovan and Isabella Russo (School Of Rock) took over Broadway Box’s Instagram for the day! We’ll have pix from their takeover here tomorrow.

Fiddler on the Roof will have a slightly different schedule this October! Get more details at TheatreMania.com.

Congrats to Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man) who appeared on “Unraveled” this week on Investigation Discovery. Video is coming soon! In the mean time, take a look at these pix below!

Here’s another video from Elsie Fest with Stranger Things‘s Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables) singing “Fugue for Tinhorns”!

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of The Lion King, The Layover, School of Rock, Fun Home, and Matilda!


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