Mikee Castillo’s Birthday, Olivia Fanders to Guest Star on “Happy” on Syfy Tomorrow, and more!

Happy birthday to Mikee Castillo (The Lion King), who celebrated her birthday over the weekend! We hope you had a great day, Mikee!

Tomorrow, catch Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess) guest starring on “Happy” at 10pm on Syfy!

Milly Shapiro (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) will star in her own cabaret at The Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Waitress, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, and “A Time To Rock” at The Green Room 42!

“Pet Semetary” in Theaters, Video From “A Time to Rock” at Green Room 42, and more!

“Pet Semetary,” featuring alum Jete Laurence (Number the Stars) is now out in theaters!

The Ferryman is looking for more babies 6 months and older! Check out the casting call HERE!

Get tickets for “Young Voices for Change,” featuring kids from The Ferryman, Billy Elliot, and more, HERE!

This weekend, you can see alumni Grace Capeless (Matilda, The Lion King) and Colton Maurer (NYMF’s Tink!) in Beauty and the Beast in New Jersey! Get more info HERE!

Check out Broadway.com’s portraits from the opening night of What the Constitution Means to Me HERE!

Get a sneak peek at the music of Beetlejuice on Billboard.com!

And check out these videos of performances from “A Time to Rock” at Green Room 42 below!





Lucille Lortel Awards Nominations Announced, ALL MY SONS Begins Previews, and more!

Congrats to the companies of What the Constitution Means to Me, Mary Page Marlowe, and Happy Birthday, Wanda June, which all received Lucille Lortel Awards nominations yesterday morning, recognizing excellence in Off-Broadway theatre! Check out the full list of nominees HERE.

  • Outstanding Play – What the Constitution Means to Me, Produced by New York Theatre Workshop, Written by Heidi Schreck
  • Outstanding Revival – Happy Birthday, Wanda June, Produced by Wheelhouse Theater Company, Written by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Blair Brown, Mary Page Marlowe

Happy first preview to the company of All My Sons at Roundabout Theatre Company! Break a leg!

Gloria Manning (The Lion King tour) has stepped into The Lion King on Broadway!

Congrats to Will Meyers (Generation Me), who guest starred on NBC’s “The Village” this week!

Baylee Littrell (Disaster!) will open for the Backstreet Boys (one of whom is his dad, Brian!) and their DNA World Tour for the North American leg!

Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) and Mikey Sohn (School of Rock) appeared in promos for the Nickelodeon special “The Substitute”!

Check out more photo coverage from opening night of What the Constitution Means to Me on TheaterMania.com! In addition, check out these videos from opening night:

Tonight, watch the Season 2 premiere of “Cloak and Dagger,” with Aubrey Joseph (The Lion King)!

Here’s a video of the cast of Anastasia taking their final bows on closing night!

We spotted Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot) on “Saturday Night Live” last weekend! See if you can find her here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Anastasia, and A Time To Rock at The Green Room 42!





Landon Maas Departs HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, “Russian Doll” with Brooke Timber Now Available on Netflix, and more!

Happy Trails to Landon Maas, who has played his final performance in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Landon!

You can now stream the new Netflix show “Russian Doll,” which features Brooke Timber (Ballyturk)! It is rated TV-MA.

Photo Credit: Just Jared

Congratulations to Cameron Mann (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), who will appear on an episode of “New Amsterdam” later this season!

Check out the kids of The Ferryman trying out famous lines from theatre using their Irish accents!

“Doctor Sleep,” featuring Kyliegh Curran (The Lion King), has been moved up from a 2020 release to a release date of November 8, 2019! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Head over to Nickelodeon’s YouTube channel to watch all the performances from this season of “Lip Sync Battle Shorties,” one of which features GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda)!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) talked to NBC New York and PIX 11!

The Early Night Show will return to The Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE and more information below:

Gianna Harris (School of Rock) has booked a new film called “Mighty Oak”!

Check out photo coverage from the latest (YOUNG) concert HERE and watch the full performance videos on YouTube!

And here are pictures from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Frozen, Anastasia, Dear Evan Hansen, and The Lion King!







Andrew Barth Feldman Debuts in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Disney to Hold Open Call in Los Angeles for FROZEN and THE LION KING, and more!

Today, 16-year-old Andrew Barth Feldman makes his Broadway debut in the title role of Dear Evan Hansen! Break a leg tonight, Andrew! And check out video of Andrew preparing for his debut:

Disney is holding an open call in Los Angeles next month, and they’re looking for kids for their Broadway and touring productions of Frozen and The Lion King! Get more details at DisneyOnBroadway.com.

You can buy 1 ticket, get 1 ticket for $10 at Kinky Boots for all performances February 4th to March 3rd! Use the code TIKI10 here.

Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will compete on the next season of “World of Dance”!

Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) will also appear in “Spider-Man: Far From Home,” alongside, as previously announced, Rocco Wu (The King and I)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, The Lion King, Frozen, The Ferryman, Eco Village, and (YOUNG)!











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 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!











Thanks for 2018, and Pictures from RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, THE HARD PROBLEM, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and BEETLEJUICE!

Thank you all for a fantastic 2018! It’s been an incredible, fast-paced year and we are looking forward to 2019. Happy New Year’s Eve!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Hard Problem, School of Rock, and Beetlejuice!








CHRISTMAS IN HELL, THE NET WILL APPEAR, NOURA, and WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Close Off-Broadway, and more!

Happy Trails to the companies of Christmas in Hell at the York Theatre, The Net Will Appear at 59E59 Theaters, Noura at Playwrights Horizons, and the New York Theatre Workshop production of What the Constitution Means to Me at Greenwich House Theater, which all played their final Off-Broadway performances today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

If you are attending BroadwayCon, be sure to enter the autograph/photo lottery for the photo session with Matilda alumni before January 4th! The photo session is at 2pm with the Q&A following at 3pm.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Net Will Appear, Anastasia, and The Lion King!