Congrats to “Final Space,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), which has been picked up for a second season! Get more details on Deadline.com.
Ilana Bolotsky, the Once On This Island child guardian, spoke with Dr. Drama about her life as a guardian! Read the interview HERE.
Congratulations to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which won six Outer Critics Circle Awards! Check out the full list of winners on Playbill.com.
Here’s a clip of alumni Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) and Isabella Russo (The Mother of Invention, School of Rock) singing “A Million Dreams” at the recent Broadway Hits for Haiti benefit!
Go see Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) in “Overboard,” now playing!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Once On This Island, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Waitress, The Lion King, and Anastasia!
Happy birthday to Jesús Del Orden (Kinky Boots)! We hope you had a great day, Jesús!
Congrats to Isabela Moner (Evita), who will play Dora the Explorer in an upcoming live-action remake! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.
Cast members from Anastasia, Frozen, Kinky Boots, Once On This Island, School of Rock, and Waitress will perform at this year’s Stars in the Alley concert, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will also make an appearance! Find out more on Broadway.com.
Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) is appearing in two shows at North Shore Music Theatre: Mame and Peter Pan! Get more information HERE.
Benjamin Harding (Matilda) is performing in Big Fish in Georgia through this weekend! Get tickets HERE.
In June, you can see Maya Slaughter (Dream Street) and Naina Slaughter (Dream Street) in Shrek in New Jersey! Find out more on MayoArts.org.
Audrey Bennett will also play her final performance of Frozen this Sunday, along with Brooklyn Nelson. See them before then if you can!
The Drama Desk Award nominations were announced today, and 1984, Once On This Island, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Frozen have all received nominations! Check out the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.
If you’re a young Broadway or Off-Broadway alum and have appeared in a show covered by our website, we have two announcements for you! First, if you are graduating high school this year, we want to hear about it! Email us via this form to tell us about your post-grad plans, whether that is college, work, et cetera. We would love to recognize this year’s graduates this June on our social media! Second, we know many of you are participating in productions this spring and summer at a youth theater, school, regional theater, et cetera, and we would love to tell everyone about it! Fill out this form to add your show to our listing of upcoming regional shows on our website.
If you’re in the L.A. area, Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) is playing Veronica Sawyer in Heathers with Creative Kids Youth Theater Project!
Congrats to Frozen, Once On This Island, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and 1984; all four shows received Outer Critics Circle Award nominations this morning! Check out the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.
Lots of Broadway kids and alumni performed at the BC/EFA Easter Bonnet Competition yesterday night, including the kids of School of Rock, who performed with students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School! Take a look at these pictures and videos from rehearsals and the performance:
Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock) and Rachel Katzke (School of Rock) hosted a cabaret for A Class Act NY tonight at the Triad! The performers included Casey Nadzam (Peace, Love and Cupcakes). Tickets for the show were sold out, but they are taking donations to benefit Everytown.
Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street) has joined the lineup for Tunes in Times Square!
Watch alumni Joshua Turchin (The Pill) and Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) cover Dear Evan Hansen:
Love Never Dies is considering a Broadway run! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Once On This Island, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Frozen!
Happy birthday to Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen)! We hope you had a great day!
Today is YBAN’s anniversary! We can’t believe we’ve been in business for 8 years. Thank you all for your continued support; we love you!
Ryan Foust (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) and Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE) have joined the cast of Second Stage’s Mary Page Marlowe! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
1984 is now eligible for Tony Awards nominations, after previously being deemed ineligible!
Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) will appear on a Netflix show! More details to come.
Donate to Prizeo and you could win a VIP trip to School of Rock!
Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) recently filmed an episode of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”! The show’s next season premieres May 30th on Netflix.
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