WAITING FOR GODOT at Theatre for a New Audience Postponed, First Look at “The Secret Society of Second-Born Royals” with Niles Fitch, and more

Check out these throwbacks to the casts of Matilda and A Christmas Story performing at the 2013 Tony Awards, as we continue to look back at the past ten years! #YoungBway10

Theatre for a New Audience’s Off-Broadway production of Waiting for Godot has been postponed. For more information, go to TFANA.org.

Get a first look at “The Secret Society of Second-Born Royals,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho), coming to Disney+ this summer, on Entertainment Weekly!

You have until Friday, April 24th, to watch the entire Disney on Broadway 25th Anniversary Concert with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)!

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





TREVOR Postpones Performances Through June 7, Nia Sioux’s Book Available for Pre-Order, and more

As we continue to look back in honor of our 10th anniversary, we re-visit 2017, when Broadway welcomed childhood favorites Anastasia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and welcomed back Once On This Island and Miss Saigon!

2018 was another busy year for us as we covered shows like Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Ferryman, as well as the Off-Broadway hit The Jungle!

We’ve now had a first and second wave of cast announcements for our 10th anniversary virtual concert this Monday, April 13th at 4pm PST / 7pm EST! The concert will take place on YouTube (streaming link to come) and the lineup will include (with more announcements coming soon):

  • Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables, On Your Feet)
  • Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars)
  • Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live)
  • Caroline Basu (School of Rock)
  • Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie)
  • Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street)
  • Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime)
  • Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
  • Adriana Braganza (The King and I)
  • Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie)
  • Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984)
  • Chloe Bryan (School of Rock)
  • Grace Capeless (Matilda, The Lion King, A Christmas Story)
  • Jordan Cole (School of Rock)
  • Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
  • Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, “In The Heights”)
  • Reese Sebastian Diaz (Mary Poppins, Dear Evan Hansen)
  • Cate Elefante (Waitress)
  • Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I)
  • Jake Ryan Flynn (Mrs. Doubtfire, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
  • Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie)
  • Carly Gold (The Ferryman)
  • Katie Grober (Waitress)
  • Winnie Grober
  • Taylor Paige Henderson (The Bedwetter)
  • Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo)
  • Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot)
  • Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)
  • Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
  • Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King)
  • Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars)
  • Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
  • Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress)
  • Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands)
  • Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda)
  • Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Fun Home, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie)
  • Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen, Matilda)
  • Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot)
  • Sebastian Ortiz (A Christmas Carol)
  • Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem)
  • Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock)
  • GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda, “Dance Moms”)
  • Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia)
  • Ayla Schwartz (Frozen)
  • Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia)
  • Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess)
  • Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale)
  • Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol)
  • Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire)
  • Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill)
  • Jeremy T. Villas (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots)
  • Jaden Myles Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
  • Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon)
  • Jaidyn Young (Annie)

Trevor has postponed performances through June 7th. More updates coming soon!

Nia Sioux (Trip of Love, “Dance Moms”) wrote a book and it’s available to pre-order now!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) sang “Waving Through A Window” for the cast of HBO’s “Barry” during a recent “Stars In The House” live stream! (He appears around 52:09.)

Check out Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) covering Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” as part of Acapop! KIDS:

Check out the newest single from Big Pity, a new band including Broadway alum Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), titled “Things to Work On,” on Apple Music or Spotify!

Milo Manheim (Generation Me) took part in “Saturday Night Seder” tonight! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Mehret Marsh (Tina) livestreamed from (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) and guests Fallyn and Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live)!

Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime) stopped by Camp Broadway’s podcast!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice and Caroline, Or Change!

Young Broadway Actor News Hosting 10th Anniversary Online Concert, Eleanor Koski Livestreaming on (YOUNG)’s Instagram Account Today, and more!

We are presenting an online concert in honor of our 10th anniversary on April 13th (our birthday) at 7pm EST / 4pm PST on YouTube, to benefit The Actors Fund and their COVID-19 relief resources! More details coming soon. #YoungBway10

In 2012, we welcomed shows like Annie, Newsies, Once, and A Christmas Story!

And 2013 was packed with shows like Matilda, Kinky Boots, Big Fish, and Pippin!

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables, “God Friended Me”) livestreamed a concert from her home on (YOUNG)’s Instagram account earlier tonight!

Here’s a new episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor), featuring Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire), and Anya Jimenez!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Bedwetter, The Lion King, Flying Over Sunset, and more!








Kaylin Hedges Joins THE BEDWETTER, Season 3 of “On My Block” with Brett Gray Out Today, and more!

Congrats to Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle), who has joined the cast of The Bedwetter at Atlantic Theater Company as a swing!

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Super excited to announce I am joining the amazing cast of The Bedwetter as the swing for Ally,Amy,Abby and Laura. I had the pleasure of doing 2 past readings of this amazing show and though I outgrew my original role I am just so excited to still be able to be a part of this hysterical and incredibly touching show! And I get to be in a show with some my good friends!!!!!!!! Thank you so much @sarahkatesilverman @adam_schlesinger and all of the creative team of Bedwetter! Also a huge thanks to @telseyandco and the @atlantictheater for the amazing opportunity! Lastly thanks to my amazing team @cesdtalent @ddoaner @mallorytuckerpierro and @rosetibbs you guys are amazing always ❤️❤️❤️ . . . . #thebedwetter #theatrekid #musicaltheatre #offbroadway #youngactor #actinglife #youngbroadway #broadwaykid #cesdtalent #cesd #blessed #greatful #swinglife #childactor

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As of today, the third season of “On My Block,” with Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), is now streaming on Netflix!

Blasina Olowe (for all the women who thought they were Mad) appears in the new season of the web series “Assisted Living,” out now!

The cast of Mrs. Doubtfire surprised New Yorkers with coffee! Check it out on Playbill.com.

Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) and Amanda Swickle (Tink!) are appearing in a video series for Seventeen called “Seventeen Teens”! Here’s an episode:

Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) is hosting a cabaret at The Green Room 42 on March 30th, featuring past and present kids of Frozen!

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super thrilled to announce that on monday, march 30th, i will be hosting my very own cabaret called Harmonies 4 Hope at The Green Room 42 (@thegreenroom42). the evening will benefit @covenant_house to better the lives and futures of homeless teens. "for the first time in forever,” all the original, former, and current young elsas and young annas from @frozenbroadway will share the stage. my sisters and i (and a special guest or two!) will sing songs with messages of hope, strength and inspiration in an effort to raise awareness for the Covenant House. this will serve as my mitzvah project for my upcoming bat mitzvah as a way to help make a difference in the lives of others 🙂 come join us! additional donations can be made through link in bio!! @brookebesikof @matteaconforti @brooklyn__nelson @audreybennettactor @zozonyc @mimi.ryder @jennaweirofficial @leilarosegross @officialwinterdonnelly @charlie.tassone @fionamorganq @surimarrero @annaraehaller @rcreightonnyc @jeffpew1 #Harmonies4Hope #frozenbroadway #covenanthouse #frozenfam

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Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) is releasing “Fool” on all music streaming platforms on March 27th!

And check out this promotional video for Unknown Soldier featuring Zoe Glick!

Mehret Marsh’s Birthday, Haven Alexander Departs THE LION KING, Cast Changes at BEETLEJUICE, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Mehret Marsh (Tina)! We hope you had a great day, Mehret!

Happy Trails to Haven Alexander, who played his final performance as Young Simba in The Lion King recently. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Haven!

Happy Trails as well to Sophia Anne Caruso, who played her final performance as Lydia in Beetlejuice this past Wednesday, February 19th, to pursue television work. More details to come! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Sophia.

Presley Ryan has been on as Lydia in Beetlejuice through today, February 23rd!

Alum Ellen Marlow (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) has joined the cast of Frozen!

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Dream come true. ❄️💙

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The Inheritance will end its run on March 15th. Go see Ryan Buggle and Tre Ryder in the show before then! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch the cast of Mrs. Doubtfire react to Rob McClure in costume, on BroadwayWorld.com! Also, the show’s cast met the press earlier this week! Check out photos on Broadway.com and a video below:

Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem) will appear in the upcoming HBO movie “Bad Education,” arriving on April 25th! Here’s the trailer:

Tonight, Emerson Steele (Violet) produced and performed in “I Am Woman” at 54 Below! Performers included Allie Trimm (Bye Bye Birdie, 13) and Brynn Williams (Bye Bye Birdie, 13, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, In My Life, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang). Get more details HERE.

Get a first look at “The Tiger Rising,” with Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock), on Variety.com!

YBAN founder Lindsay had a wonderful time attending “Songs for St. Jude” at the Rockwell today, with lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni! Check out more photos on our sister site, Kids On Tour.

Alumni Winter Donnelly (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, Frozen) and Bella May Mordus (Make Believe, The Ferryman) will appear on a future episode of “Sesame Street”!

Alumni Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie) and Cate Elefante (Waitress) have also booked more episodes of “Sesame Street”!

In addition, Cate Elefante (Waitress) is the voice of Wala the Koala on “The Cool School Show,” now playing on YouTube!

Here’s the first trailer for “Big Time Adolescence,” with Oona Laurence (Matilda)! The film arrives on March 13th in select theaters, then on Hulu on March 20th.

Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street, “The Greatest Showman”) has booked a guest star spot on a TV series!

Here’s the official trailer for “Little Fires Everywhere,” with Lexi Underwood (The Lion King)!

Watch alumni Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Chloé Bryan (School of Rock), and Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) on “Hunters,” now streaming on Amazon Prime!

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) appeared in “MacGyver” on CBS earlier this week!

“Brahms: The Boy II,” with Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots), and “10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up,” with Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, The Sound of Music LIVE, Number the Stars), are out now! “Brahms: The Boy II” arrived nationwide, while “10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up” is playing in select theaters and VOD.

Watch a new music video for “Up” from Sing Street on EW.com!

The Music Man is holding an EPA for some principal roles, including Winthrop and Amaryllis! Get audition information for February 28th and March 2nd, as well as advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer.

“The Plot Against America,” with Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo), will arrive on HBO on March 16th!

Check out photos from opening night of Atlantic Theater Company’s Anatomy of a Suicide on BroadwayWorld.com!

“Miss Virginia,” a new film with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho), is now on Netflix! Watch Niles’ interview with KTLA below:

Rileigh McDonald (Matilda, Good for Otto) guest starred on ABC’s “Schooled” earlier this week!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Anatomy of a Suicide, Caroline, Or Change, The Lion King, Frozen, Medea, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Tina!

Photo Credit: Davy Mack

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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!






Sofia Pellegrino Cast in MATILDA with Actors Technique NY, “Songs for the World” at 54 Below to Benefit Brazil Foundation, and more!

Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street) has been cast in Matilda with Actors Technique NY, playing this December in Manhattan!

Lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni will perform in “Songs for the World” at 54 Below, to benefit the Brazil Foundation! The concert is created by Julia Lipsztein (Dream Street) and will be hosted by Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) and Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock). Performers will include Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Casey Nadzam (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), and Violet Young (Number the Stars)! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Check out these photos of the cast of Mrs. Doubtfire in rehearsals before their out-of-town tryout–will you be seeing the show in Seattle?

Get into the holiday spirit with the Acapop! KIDS cover of “All I Want for Christmas is You” with Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King)!

Shane Davis (Matilda) recorded this jingle for Creatable World!

And here are pictures from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular and Frozen!

Bryan Chan to Join THE LION KING, Jai Ram Srinivasan and Sebastian Ortiz in The New York Times, and more!

Congrats to Bryan Chan, who will make his Broadway debut as Young Simba in The Lion King next week!

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I am super excited to finally announce that I will be playing the role of Young Simba in Disney’s, The Lion King on Broadway! I will be making my debut on November 19th. I am thankful first and foremost to God and everyone that has helped me realize my dreams. Special thanks to my parents, my grandparents, my family, my community 🇬🇾, my agent Barry Kolker, Justin Bohon from Binder Casting, my acting coach Roberta Lowe from Acting Out and last but not least The Natraj Center for the Performing Arts. I just can’t wait to be king! #broadwaykids #broadway #lionkingmusical #lionkingonbroadway #youngsimba #childactor #actor #ijustcantwaittobeking #bryanholdenchan #bhchan #broadwaydebut #kidactors #lionking

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Jai Ram Srinivasan and Sebastian Ortiz were featured in an article about A Christmas Carol, and particularly the character of Tiny Tim, in The New York Times!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will speak at 92Y on December 8th! Get more details HERE.

Inside Broadway will give NYC students an inside look at Beetlejuice! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Watch Isa Antonetti (Evita) cover “Buenos Aires” below, and be sure to see her in Evita, now through November 24th at New York City Center!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen!




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!

PANAMA HATTIE Closes at York Theatre Company, Jacob Michael Laval Featured in US Chess, and more!

Happy Trails to Kylie Kuioka and the cast of Panama Hattie at York Theatre Company! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Kylie!

Did you know that Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo) likes to play chess? He’s currently featured in US Chess!

“Ghostwriter,” with Amadi Chapata (School of Rock), is now streaming on Apple TV+!

Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) has been cast in Noises Off in Demarest, NJ! Get tickets HERE.

Congratulations to Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies), who guest starred on “The Blacklist” this week!

Take a look at the Beetlejuice curtain call from Halloween night, when Presley Ryan went on as Lydia, as well as some highlights from the show’s Black & White Ball with TodayTix!

Congrats to Korinne Tetlow (The Traveling Lady, If Only), who just completed a workshop and industry performance of Once Upon A One More Time!

Mehret Marsh (Tina) has joined the lineup for “Rockers on Broadway,” happening on November 11th!

You can hear the voice of Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) in the series “The Paper Girls Show,” coming soon to Amazon!

Here’s a new Queen medley from Acapop! KIDS with Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King)!

The new Britney Spears musical Once Upon A One More Time is holding an EPA for all roles, including one for an 8-10 year old girl! Get audition information for day 1, day 2, and day 3, as well as advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer!

Andy Walken (A Christmas Story Live) guest starred on this week’s episode of “Modern Family”!

Congrats from Delaney Quinn (Waitress), who recently filmed a segment for “The View”! Here’s the full video:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Frozen, Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, for all the women who thought they were Mad, and more, including lots of pictures from the kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrating Halloween!