“Dancing with the Stars Juniors” and “Stranger Things” Up for Kids’ Choice Awards, “Now & Then” Performance Videos Now On YouTube, and more!

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You can vote for “Dancing with the Stars Juniors,” with Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live), and “Stranger Things,” with Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), in the 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards! Vote HERE.

All performances from the recent “Now & Then” concert, featuring current Broadway kids and former Broadway kids now all-grown-up, are available on YouTube! Check out the full playlist HERE.

Benjamin Harding (Matilda) is appearing in Urinetown at Chamblee Charter High School in Chamblee, GA, next week! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Dear Evan Hansen, and What the Constitution Means to Me!

Victoria Collett and Katie Grober Depart WAITRESS, Brooklyn Shuck Departs HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, and more!

Happy Trails to Victoria Collett and Katie Grober, who played their final performances as Lulu in Waitress today, and Brooklyn Shuck, who took her final bow in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child today as well! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

“Now and Then” is tonight at 54 Below, pairing up current Broadway kids with former Broadway kids for duets! Get more details HERE.

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

GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Opening Night Photo and Video Coverage, SCHOOL OF ROCK at Broadway in Bryant Park Tomorrow, and more!

Check out photos from the first official curtain call of Gettin’ The Band Back Together on BroadwayWorld.com!

BroadwayWorld also has pictures from the show’s opening night party HERE!

And here’s Sawyer Nunes chatting about Gettin’ The Band Back Together!

The kids of School of Rock and the teens of Gettin’ The Band Back Together will be performing at Broadway in Bryant Park tomorrow at 12:30pm! Get more details HERE.

NYC Broadway Week is back! Get 2-for-1 tickets for select Broadway shows from September 3rd to 16th. Purchase your tickets now!

Former Broadway kids from Matilda, Les Miserables, and more will perform at 54 Below on August 18th in “Back to Before”!

Also coming up soon for our featured kids and alumni at 54 Below, “Now And Then”!

“The Super,” with Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Matilda, Sunday in the Park with George) and Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), will arrive in movie theaters on October 19th! Find out more information on Deadline.com.

YBAN’s founder Lindsay got to watch GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) film an episode of Nickelodeon’s “Lip Sync Battle Shorties”! Look for her episode this fall during the show’s second season!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once On This Island, School of Rock, Waitress, Frozen, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Mary Page Marlowe, The Lion King, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Closes, First Installment of YBAN’s When I Grow Up Interview Series, and more!


Happy Trails to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which played its final performance today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

We are launching a monthly interview series with YBAN alumni today called When I Grow Up! The first installment is now up on our website; our founder Lindsay chatted with Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) about her Broadway kid days and about Season 2 of “Shadowhunters,” which premiered at 8pm tonight on Freeform! Read the interview HERE.

Watch the final curtain call of Matilda below!

Check out the last curtain call of Fiddler on the Roof below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

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

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CAMP ROLLING HILLS, THE GOLD, and TINK! Win NYMF Awards, RAGTIME on Ellis Island May Get a Full Production, and more!

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Congratulations to Camp Rolling Hills, The Gold, and Tink! on their New York Musical Festival awards! Check out the full list HERE.

The recent concert of Ragtime on Ellis Island may get a full-scale production in 2017! Get more details about it on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out video highlights from the concert on TheaterMania.com!

Congratulations to Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins, The People in the Picture), whose film “Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket” is out now on DVD, iTunes, Amazon, and on-demand! Find out more in her Instagram post below:

Be sure to check out #AnnabelleHooper on August 9th!! iTunes, Amazon, on demand etc. 🙂

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Les Miserables, On Your Feet, Fun Home, Matilda, Motown, and Waitress!

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NEW YORK SPECTACULAR, TRIP OF LOVE, and CAMP ROLLING HILLS Close; YBAN Kids Featured in Hamilkids Video; and more!

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Happy trails to the companies of New York Spectacular, Trip of Love, and Camp Rolling Hills! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Kids from Fun Home, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots, as well as young theatre critic Iain Armitage, are featured in Hamilton‘s Hamilkids video of “The Schuyler Sisters”!

Congratulations to Maya Grace Fischbein who went on as John yesterday in Fun Home! She is the first actor to have portrayed all three Bechdel children on Broadway! Get more information in her post:

Check out this video of Madeleine Pace (Once) talking about the newly discovered theatre remains in Times Square!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, Fun Home, Trip of Love, Les Miserables, Waitress, New York Spectacular, and Ruthless!

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CAMP ROLLING HILLS Opens, Media Coverage from Broadway for Black Lives Matter, and more!

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Happy opening to the company of Camp Rolling Hills at the New York Musical Festival! Break a leg to all!

Read an article about Broadway for Black Lives Matter HERE, and check out photo coverage from the event featuring the kids of Runaways on Playbill.com. Also, check out a video below–go to 0:39 for the Runaways cast!

Giuseppe Bausilio (Newsies, Billy Elliot, Irving Berlin’s America), Joshua Colley (Newsies, Les Miserables, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown), David Guzman (Newsies), Jacob Guzman (Newsies), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), and Zachary Unger (Newsies, Chaplin, Big Fish) have joined a Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below on August 21st! Get more details on 54Below.com.

BuzzFeed highlighted the Broadway roots of Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), both currently starring in “Stranger Things” on Netflix! Read the article HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trip of Love, The Gold, School of Rock, New York Spectacular, and Matilda!

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LIBERTY Closes, Jenna Ortega Departs NEW YORK SPECTACULAR, and more!

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Happy trails to Abigail Shapiro and the company of Liberty, which closed today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Abigail! Here’s a full-cast picture:

Happy trails to Jenna Ortega, who played her final performance in New York Spectacular today! Be sure to catch her on “Stuck in the Middle” and “Elena of Avalor” on Disney Channel!

Watch Maya Jade Frank (Evita, Mary Poppins, A Little Princess) on tonight’s episode of “Bizaardvark”! Here’s a picture of Maya working on the episode:

IBT featured Nia Sioux talking about Trip of Love and “Dance Moms”! Read the article on IBTimes.com.

If you have a cable subscription, you can watch Tori Murray (Ruthless!) on “All In with Cam Newton” HERE!

Tink!, Camp Rolling Hills, and Lisa and Leonardo have extended their runs! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Join Fun Home on Facebook to watch a livestream of the opening of the concert in Orlando tonight!

The trailer for “Legends of the Hidden Temple” is out now! Watch it below, featuring Isabela Moner (Evita) and Colin Critchley (Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots, New York Spring Spectacular).

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Motown, Lisa and Leonardo, Tink!, Les Miserables, New York Spectacular, and Fun Home!

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MISSING GEMINI Opens, A DAY BY THE SEA Begins Previews, and more!


Happy opening to the company of Missing Gemini! Break a leg to all for tonight’s opening performance!

Break a leg also to the company of A Day by the Sea, which began previews tonight!

Motown has announced a closing date of July 31st. Get more details on Playbill.com.

We have a lot of news about new projects that our alumni and current kids have booked! Congrats to all:

Alphonso Jones II (The Lion King) has booked a feature film.

Maizy Boosin (Camp Rolling Hills) will appear on “Chopped” next month.

Gregory Diaz (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) has booked a commercial for American Family Insurance.

Lilli Jacobs (A Little Princess) has booked a voiceover for Atlantic Broadband.

Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine, Dream Street) has a new animated series coming in 2017.

Madeleine Pace (Once) will appear in the short film “Hide and Seek”!

Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) has joined the tour of Annie! She’s pictured below with Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars), who is also joining the tour’s company, and Madisen Johnson, a member of the tour cast.

Check out pictures from the New York Musical Festival opening night party, featuring the kids of Camp Rolling Hills and Tink!, on TheaterMania.com.

The cast of She Loves Me will celebrate their cast recording at Barnes & Noble on August 3rd! Get more details on Playbill.com.

In case you missed it, check out Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) on Pix11 in the video below!

Watch Carly Gendell (School of Rock) sing “The Rules of Being Cool”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Lisa and Leonardo, Matilda, New York Spectacular, Les Miserables, Fun Home, Missing Gemini, and School of Rock!

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF To Close, Alumni David and Jacob Guzman Featured on Playbill, and more!


Fiddler on the Roof has announced a closing date of December 31st, 2016. Go see Hayley Feinstein (A Little Princess) and the cast before then! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Twins and Newsies alumni David Guzman and Jacob Guzman are all grown up now and appearing in Hamilton and Fiddler on the Roof, respectively! Read an article about them on Playbill.com.

Watch Shane Davis (Matilda) dance with Justin Bieber in the video below! Also, check out Shane in ACT Magazine!

Nia Sioux talked to OK Magazine and UInterview about Trip of Love!

Check out pictures of the kids of Camp Rolling Hills at opening night of the New York Musical Festival on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tink!, New York Spectacular, Lisa and Leonardo, Fun Home, Cabaret for a Cause, Trip of Love, Kinky Boots, and Motown!

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