YBAN at FROZEN, Pictures from HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, CAROLINE, OR CHANGE, and more!

YBAN blogger Emily and I saw Frozen tonight! Great job to Charlie Tassone, who played Young Anna, and Anna Rae Haller, who played Young Elsa!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Caroline, Or Change, Frozen, Forbidden Broadway, Tina, and Anatomy of a Suicide!











A CHRISTMAS CAROL, TINA, and CURSED CHILD Break Holiday Box Office Records; Sadie Sink Cast in “Dear Zoe”; and more!

A Christmas Carol, Tina, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child broke box office records over the holidays! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Broadway alum and “Stranger Things” star Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie) has been cast in the upcoming movie “Dear Zoe”! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.

Jake Gyllenhaal’s production company, Nine Stories Productions, is producing a film adaptation of Fun Home, with Jake Gyllenhaal starring as Bruce Bechdel! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and more, including the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrating New Year’s!







Andrew Barth Feldman to Depart DEAR EVAN HANSEN in January, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY to Move to the York Theatre Company, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman will play his final performance of Dear Evan Hansen on January 26th. Go see him before then if you can!

Forbidden Broadway will move to the York Theatre Company! Get more details HERE.

What the Constitution Means to Me and The Inheritance made Time’s Best Theater Performances of 2019 list, while Make Believe was included on The New York Times’s Best Theater of 2019 list!

Watch Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie) sing “Not for the Life of Me” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Here’s Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) singing “Suddenly Seymour” at “Switched!” at 54 Below:

Congrats to Lily Buchanan (The Underlying Chris), who appeared on a recent episode of the TV series “Tricked”!

Earlier this week, Presley Ryan performed “Say My Name” and “Dead Mom” with her Beetlejuice castmates at Broadway Under the Stars, a free event at The Shops at Columbus Circle!

YBAN has created a playlist of holiday songs from musicals like Elf and A Christmas Story, tracks from “Carols for a Cure” and “The Holiday Star Experience,” and singles/EPs released by the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway! We’ll be updating it throughout the season. Give a listen HERE!

“Sunny Side Up,” with Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), has arrived on Brat TV!

Congrats to Dayton Tavares (Billy Elliot), who has been cast in Magic Mike Live, which will open in Melbourne in May 2020 and then tour through Australia!

Here’s a sneak peek of Suri Marrero (Frozen) in “John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch”!

The Seattle run of Mrs. Doubtfire has extended through January 4th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Emerson Steele (Violet) is producing a show at 54 Below called “I Am Woman”! It will take place on February 23rd. Get tickets HERE!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) is on the cover of Visual Tales Magazine!

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The newest episode of the podcast “Little Known Facts” features Ella Rubin (The Rose Tattoo)! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s a peek at “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” with alum Jenna Weir (Frozen), coming to Amazon Prime on December 6th and PBS Kids on December 7th!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) sang the National Anthem for a recent Knicks game over the weekend!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, A Christmas Carol, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!






TINA, BEETLEJUICE, and More Performing on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Tomorrow, Matilda Lawler Cast in HBO Max Series, and more!

Be sure to tune in to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade at 9am tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day, to catch performances from Beetlejuice, Tina, and more! Check out the photos below from rehearsals, as well as more photos of the casts of both Beetlejuice and Tina from BroadwayWorld.com.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman) has been cast in an upcoming HBO Max series! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Check out photos from Delaney Quinn’s first performance back at Waitress on BroadwayWorld.com!

Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street) guest starred on this week’s episode of “Bull” on CBS!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Christmas Carol, and The Underlying Chris!





YBAN at THE UNDERLYING CHRIS, Final Episode of Andrew Barth Feldman’s Vlog Series, and more!

I caught last night’s performance of The Underlying Chris and had a great time! Great job, Isabella Russo and Nicholas Hutchinson!

Also, congratulations to Lily Buchanan and Oumar Ibn, who are understudying the roles of “Christine and others” and “Philip and others” (respectively) in the show!

Here’s the last episode of Andrew Barth Feldman’s Dear Evan Hansen vlog series!

Congrats to Jordan Cole (School of Rock), who guest starred on last week’s episode of “Ray Donovan”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, Tina, and more, including lots of kids volunteering with Broadway Serves!





“Frozen 2” with Mattea Conforti Out in Theaters, Joshua Turchin Nominated for BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards, and more!

As of yesterday, “Frozen 2,” with Broadway alum Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) as the voice of Young Elsa, is out in movie theaters!

Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie) voices Disney’s new “Frozen 2” talking Anna doll!

Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) is up for a few BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! Be sure to vote HERE.

Here’s the new trailer for “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay,” a brand new Freeform show with Maeve Press (Before Your Very Eyes)!

Check out the newest commercial for Foot Locker with Julian Silva (The Lion King)!

Check out pictures from opening night of A Christmas Carol on BroadwayWorld.com and Broadway.com, as well as portraits from Broadway.com! Also, Jai Ram Srinivasan is featured in The Burn, and he and Sebastian Ortiz are featured together in Today!

Take a look at photo coverage from opening night of The Underlying Chris on BroadwayWorld.com!

Also, check out opening night portraits from The Inheritance on Broadway.com!

The original kids of Frozen attended the launch party for the brand new book How Does the Show Go On?

The cast of Beetlejuice will perform and sign copies of the show’s cast album at Barnes & Noble! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Costume [Inner Voices]) has been cast in Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol, a concert presented by the Actors Fund! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out the trailer for “Hunters,” starring Al Pacino and featuring Chloé Bryan (School of Rock)!

Jesus Del Orden (The Lion King, Kinky Boots) and Sophia Rodriguez (Waitress) were interviewed by NBC!

“Buttons,” the family film with Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine), is now out on digital! A DVD release is set for December 3rd.

“Sydney To The Max,” with Ruth Righi (Really Rosie, School of Rock), has been renewed for a third season ahead of its second season premiere! Get more information on Deadline.com.

Scarlett Sher (Waitress) recorded a voiceover recently! More details to come.

This weekend is your last chance to see for all the women who thought they were Mad! Check out this promotional clip:

for all the women who thought they were Mad at Soho Rep: Introducing Kat Williams and Blasina Olowe from Soho Rep. on Vimeo.

A lineup of alumni will take part in a special panel at BroadwayCon, discussing touring and performing on Broadway in the same show! The panel is set for January 24th at 3pm, followed by an autograph/photo session at 4pm, and will include Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home Broadway & tour, A Little Princess), Adriana Braganza (The King and I Broadway & tour), Amaya Braganza (The King and I Broadway & tour, Annie), Ava Briglia (School of Rock Broadway & tour, The Ferryman, Matilda), Tori Feinstein (Matilda Broadway & tour, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Meliki Hurd (Matilda Broadway & tour), Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables Broadway & tour, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE), Trey Middleton (Matilda Broadway & tour), and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda Broadway & tour, Mrs. Doubtfire, A Christmas Story, Godspell Cast of 2032).

Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) is featured in her hometown’s Patch website! Read the article HERE.

Last night, “Switched!” returned to 54 Below with current and former Broadway kids! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Listen to “Christmas Tonight,” a new single from Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), available on all streaming platforms as of yesterday!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Carol and Tina!




TINA Tickets Now On Sale Through September 2020, Anna Rae Haller Featured in The Charlotte Observer, and more!

Tickets for Tina are now on sale through September 2020! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Anna Rae Haller (Frozen) is featured in The Charlotte Observer!

59E59 Theaters will present Duncan Sheik’s Whisper House Off-Broadway, and the production is seeking a young Equity actor! Get audition information on Playbill.com and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer on ActorAesthetic.com.

Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale) has been cast in Love Actually Live in Los Angeles, playing this holiday season!

Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol) and Sebastian Ortiz appeared on “Access Hollywood” tonight!

Delaney Quinn (Waitress) dressed up as some of your favorite characters from “Paw Patrol” for a video with Nick Jr.!

And check out pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King and Evita at New York City Center, including opening night photo coverage from the latter on Playill.com and HERE.



RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Begins Run, Mattea Conforti to Voice Young Elsa in “Frozen 2,” and more!

Congratulations to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which began its 2019 holiday run over the weekend!

Congrats as well to Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who will voice Young Elsa in the upcoming movie “Frozen 2”!

We have lots of photo and video coverage from the opening night of Tina! See the list below:

“Doctor Sleep,” with alum Kyliegh Curran (The Lion King), is out in theaters now!

Get your copy of this year’s “Carols For A Cure” CD, featuring the casts of Dear Evan Hansen, Beetlejuice, Waitress, Frozen, and more, from the Broadway Cares store!

Be on the lookout for Raigan Olivia Saunders-Newton (Waitress) in an ad for Dadi!

Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) appears in another music video for Acapop! KIDS, this time covering “Sunflower”! Watch below:

“Let It Snow,” a new Netflix film starring Isabela Merced (Evita), is now streaming!

And here are pictures from the kids of Forbidden Broadway, Tina, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and for all the women who thought they were Mad!

TINA Opens on Broadway, A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins Previews, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Tina! Break a leg, everyone!

Break a leg as well to A Christmas Carol, which begins previews tonight!

Get your tickets HERE to see Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda) and Leonay Shepherd (Little Miss Sunshine) in Kidz Theater’s A Chorus Line this December!

Check out photo coverage from “Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway,” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), on Broadway.com!

Roman Engel (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) appears in the new Apple TV+ show “Helpsters,” from the creators of “Sesame Street”!

Bella May Mordus (Make Believe, The Ferryman) recently filmed a commercial!

And here are pictures from the kids of A Christmas Carol and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

THE ROSE TATTOO Opens on Broadway, FEAR and FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD Begin Previews, and more!

Happy Opening to The Rose Tattoo! Break a leg, everyone!

Happy first preview to Fear at the Lucille Lortel Theatre and to for all the women who thought they were Mad, which had its first preview at Soho Rep last night!

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord has extended its run again, this time through November 3rd! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) will reprise her role for the national tour of What the Constitution Means to Me when it stops in Los Angeles and Chicago! Find out more on LATimes.com.

Keira Belle Young (The Pain of My Belligerence) has been cast in this year’s A Christmas Story national tour! Congrats!

The second episode of Andrew Barth Feldman’s Dear Evan Hansen vlog is here!

Also, here’s new footage from the show with Andrew!

Mateo Lizcano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has been cast as Link in his school’s production of Hairspray! Performances are set for March 2020. Get tickets HERE!

Check out photos from the first preview of Tina on Playbill.com!

Jamilah Rosemond (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) appeared in a sketch on last week’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” with David Harbour!

Here’s video of the cast of A Christmas Carol meeting for the first time!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Beetlejuice, Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Forbidden Broadway, Waitress, and Tina!