THE JUNGLE Closes Off-Broadway, “This Is Us” with Niles Fitch Wins SAG Award for Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series, and more!

Happy Trails to Vera Gurpinar, Annika Mehta, and the company of The Jungle, which played its final performance yesterday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

Congratulations to Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) and his “This Is Us” castmates; the show took home the SAG Award for Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series!

“American Housewife,” with Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), is moving to Tuesday nights!

Cayen Martin (The Lion King) will appear during the upcoming “I Cancer-vive” event in Danville, IL, on May 11th! Get tickets HERE.

(YOUNG) returned to The Green Room 42 last night with Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock), Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE), Chloé Bryan (School of Rock), Molly Richardson (Matilda tour), Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle The Musical), Huxley Westemeier (School of Rock tour), Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), Julian Emile Lerner (Les Miserables tour), Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress), Mia Williamson (Once On This Island), Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), and Joshua Turchin (The Pill)! Get more details HERE.

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













THE FERRYMAN Babies and Families Featured in LA Times, DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH Coming to Chicago and Broadway, and more!

The babies (and their families) of The Ferryman discussed their audition process and more with the Los Angeles Times!

Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough, the new Michael Jackson musical, will play a tryout run in Chicago and aims to arrive on Broadway in 2020! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Keep an eye out for Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) in a promo video for Discovery’s #MindBlown!

Here’s footage from the Dear Evan Hansen panel at BroadwayCon!

Rocco Wu (The King and I) will appear in “Spider-Man: Far From Home”!

NYC! You have until February 10th to catch the “Mickey: The True Original” exhibit! Here are a few pictures from visits made by the kids of Frozen and The Lion King!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me and The Ferryman!




ECO VILLAGE Opens Off-Broadway, Shahadi Wright Joseph Among NY Post’s Rising Stars of 2019, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Eco Village! Break a leg tonight!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) is featured in the New York Post as one of the rising stars of 2019! Read the full article on NYPost.com.

Before School of Rock played its final performance, the kids of The Ferryman paid a visit! Check out photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

In addition, check out BroadwayWorld’s photo coverage from closing night of School of Rock, as well as video of alumni and current cast members performing “Stick It To The Man” together after the final curtain call!

Brooklyn Shuck, Matilda Lawler, Michael Quinton McArthur, and Willow McCarthy chatted with Playbill about creating a family dynamic onstage in The Ferryman! And Broadway.com has photos of the kids meeting the press with their incoming new cast members!

Prep for Andrew Barth Feldman‘s Broadway debut in Dear Evan Hansen next week by reading this feature from The New York Times!

“Mirai,” the English-dubbed version of which features Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), received an Oscar nomination this morning for Best Animated Feature! Congratulations, Jaden!

Here’s the trailer for “Russian Doll,” a brand new Netflix series featuring Brooke Timber (Ballyturk)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Eco Village, The Ferryman, and The Lion King–including several from YBAN founder Lindsay, who saw the cast rock it on closing night of School of Rock!




SCHOOL OF ROCK Closes on Broadway After Three Years, and more!

Happy Trails to the company of School of Rock, which plays its final Broadway performance today! Congratulations to the closing cast as well as the many alumni on a fabulous run of more than three years!

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
















SCHOOL OF ROCK Alums to Jam Onstage Following Final Performance, “Now & Then” Returning to 54 Below, and more!

Alumni of School of Rock will take the stage after the show’s final performance on Sunday for a jam session! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Kids from School of Rock, Matilda, and more are teaming up with former Broadway kids who are now all grown up to perform at 54 Below when “Now & Then” returns in February! Get more information, including the lineup, on 54Below.com.

Keaton Whittaker (A Little Night Music) wrote an article for The Ensemblist blog about life after her Broadway debut! Read it HERE.

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








ECO VILLAGE Begins Previews, Jim Kaplan Joins FALSETTOS National Tour, and more!

Happy first preview to Zoe Wilson and the company of Eco Village!

Jim Kaplan (School of Rock, The King and I) has joined the cast of the national tour of Falsettos!

Happy National Swing Day!

Keaton Whittaker (A Little Night Music) has joined the cast of The Wolves at St. Louis Repertory Theater! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Kids from Mary Poppins, Matilda, and more have grown up and are now taking the stage at 54 Below next week! Get more details about the show HERE.

Jordan Cole (School of Rock) chatted with Pets of Broadway about his dog, Maddie!

Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman) discussed making her Broadway debut, acting, and creative writing on BroadwayBox.com!

YBAN founder Lindsay saw Regan Ciccarelli perform in Waitress earlier this week!

This weekend is your last chance to see School of Rock on Broadway! Check out the cast with their cover of “Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)”:

Check out photos of Sophia Anne Caruso‘s preview performance of Beetlejuice at BroadwayCon on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, Eco Village, The Lion King, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, Frozen, and BroadwayCon!












“The Americans” Wins at Golden Globes, (YOUNG) Cabaret Announced, and more!

“The Americans,” featuring alum Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), took home the Golden Globe for Best Drama Series!

Fat Kid Rules The World, starring Matt Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), and Emerson Steele (Violet), will host a presentation January 14th-15th! Reserve your tickets at rsvp@livewiretheatrical.com!

Kids from Beetlejuice, School of Rock, and more have joined the next (YOUNG) cabaret, set for January 27th at Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE!

Watch the final curtain call of Once on This Island below!

Alum Jad Grey (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) just filmed a commercial that will air during the Super Bowl! Check out a picture on set below!

And check out these pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, School of Rock, and The Lion King!





Happy Trails to THE HARD PROBLEM, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

Happy Trails to The Hard Problem, Once on This Island, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular! We can’t wait to see what you all do next!

And check out these pictures and video from the kids of Anastasia, Frozen, The Secret Life of Bees, The Lion King, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and The Ferryman!









SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids to Perform in “A Time To Rock” at The Green Room 42, Zoe Wilson Joins ECO VILLAGE Off-Broadway, and more!

The current kids of School of Rock will take the stage at The Green Room 42 for “A Time To Rock,” presented by Shine Theatre Arts Project! Get tickets HERE.

Zoe Wilson (The Pill, Play Like a Winner, Three Days to See) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Eco Village! Previews begin on January 15th. Get more information HERE.

The Broadway Blog praised Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Ferryman as some of the best theatre of 2018, and The Ferryman, as well as The Jungle, What the Constitution Means to Me, and This Ain’t No Disco, are highlighted in YesBroadway’s 16 Gifts the Theater Gods Gave Us in 2018!

Mimi Ryder (Frozen) recently stopped by the Fancounters podcast! Listen to her episode HERE.

The updated list of panelists for the “Sing Out, Louise: The Daily Life of a Child on Broadway” panel at BroadwayCon includes Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, Assassins, A Bronx Tale), Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos), Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast; currently appearing in The Ferryman), Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Natalia Bingham (School of Rock tour). It is set to take place on January 12th at 1:45pm in Murray Hill West Room! Get more details on the BroadwayCon schedule site.

Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon) is appearing in this commercial for Betadine!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, Beetlejuice, School of Rock, The Ferryman, and The Lion King!











Carly Gold’s Birthday, Lexi Underwood in “Family Reunion” (Coming to Netflix 2019), and more!

Happy birthday to Carly Gold (The Ferryman)! We hope you had a great day, Carly!

Coming up in 2019, you can see Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) in the Netflix show “Family Reunion”!

Broadway alumni Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE), Brooklyn Shuck (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie), and Oscar Williams (Fun Home) took part in a reading of Parade! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, What the Constitution Means to Me, and The Ferryman all landed on The New Yorker’s “The Best Theatre of 2018” list! Take a look at the full list HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, The Hard Problem, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, The Lion King, and Waitress!