Abigail Shapiro Cast in Season 2 of “Doom Patrol,” Sophia Anne Caruso Joins “The Liz Swados Project,” and more!

Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) has been cast in Season 2 of DC’s “Doom Patrol,” premiering June 25th at HBO Max!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice, Blackbird, Lazarus, The Nether, Runaways, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) will pay tribute to the late Elizabeth Swados as part of “The Liz Swados Project”! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Season 2 of “NOS4A2,” with Broadway alum Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), will premiere on June 21st! Here’s a behind-the-scenes look:

Stage versions of The Jungle Book and Bedknobs and Broomsticks are in the works! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Stars from Jagged Little Pill, “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist,” and more took part in today’s “Broadway Jackbox” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen)! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin) and Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) have launched a new podcast called “Take a Bow”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

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




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!

Andrew Barth Feldman on ABC7NY, Classic Stage Company to Present ASSASSINS in 2019-2020, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) was spotlighted on ABC7NY with his co-star Mallory Bechtel!

Classic Stage Company has announced that Assassins will be part of their 2019-2020 season! Find out more on Broadway.com.

The cast of Beetlejuice chatted with Playbill.com and TheaterMania.com!

Check out the new trailer for “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), as well as brand new photos from Season 3!

The kids of School of Rock will reunite at The Green Room 42 on March 30th! Get tickets HERE.

Joshua Turchin (The Pill) has joined the cast of Forbidden Broadway at 54 Below! Get more details HERE.

And check out this picture from the “graduation ceremony” at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

BEETLEJUICE Ticket Deals Today and During Previews, Bella May Mordus on as Mercy Carney in THE FERRYMAN This Week, and more!

Happy birthday to YBAN staff member Emily! We hope you had a great day!

Today only, get $59 tickets to Beetlejuice in honor of Lydia Deetz’s birthday!

Also, Beetlejuice will have a special $33.33 ticket lottery/game show during previews! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

This week, now through Sunday, you can see swing Bella May Mordus as Mercy Carney in The Ferryman!

Photo Credit: Bella May Mordus

Watch the original cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child take a bow at their last performance in this video! A new company begins tomorrow to manage more mischief on Broadway.

Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) will take part in “For the Girls” at 54 Below! Get more details HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Catherine Ashmore Bradley, Grace DeAmicis, and Jack Pravda Join HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD; Brigid Harrington Cast in THE GREAT GATSBY at University of Notre Dame; and more!

Congratulations to Catherine Ashmore Bradley (A Christmas Story tour), Grace DeAmicis, and Jack Pravda, who will all make their Broadway debuts upon joining Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Brigid Harrington (Mary Poppins) has been cast in The Great Gatsby at the University of Notre Dame! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Frozen, The Ferryman, The Lion King, and What the Constitution Means to Me!

Photo Credit: Ryder Koehle




Preview Videos of BEETLEJUICE, KINKY BOOTS Celebrates Its Final Kids’ Night On Broadway with Young Charlie & Young Lola Reunion, and more!

Watch Sophia Anne Caruso preview Beetlejuice in Broadway.com’s Spring Preview below, as well as another glimpse at the show including interviews with the cast:

Here are some highlights from Kids’ Night On Broadway at Kinky Boots: several former Young Charlies and Young Lolas reunited in honor of the show’s final KNOB!

The Music Man is returning to Broadway starring Hugh Jackman! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Did you attend the Women’s Day on Broadway event today, featuring Heidi Schreck with Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams of What the Constitution Means to Me? Get more details on WomenOfBroadway.com.

Congratulations to Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), who guest starred on an episode of “Bizaardvark”!

And here are pictures from the kids of Waitress, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, What the Constitution Means to Me, and The Ferryman!






Extra Tickets in This Week’s Friday Forty at HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, Anthony Rosenthal to Appear on FX’s “Fosse/Verdon,” and more!

This week would be a good week to enter the Friday Forty at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; find out why below!

Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos) will appear in the brand new series “Fosse/Verdon” on FX! Be sure to tune in April 9th.

Shaylin Becton (The Lion King) is currently appearing in a commercial for Lowe’s!

Jessica Cherniak (Until Death Do Us Part) has booked a co-star role in a CBS series!

Check out photo coverage from the opening night party for the new cast of The Ferryman on BroadwayWorld.com, as well as pictures from the kids of the festivities!





DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Hold Open Call in Chicago, Analise Scarpaci Joins LOLITA, MY LOVE at York Theatre Company, and more!

Dear Evan Hansen is holding an open call in Chicago, seeking actors and actresses age 17+ for its teen roles! Get more information HERE.

Congrats to Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story, Godspell Cast of 2032), who has been cast in Lolita, My Love at York Theatre Company! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child just released a new block of tickets!

Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia) filmed an episode of a TV show last week! More details to come.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock, The Mother of Invention) appeared on “Crashing” on HBO over the weekend alongside her mom!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen and The Ferryman!





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!













YBAN at THE FERRYMAN, Noah Marlowe Joins IMAGINARY BOY, and more!

YBAN founder Lindsay saw The Ferryman tonight!

Noah Marlowe (Act One, Mary Poppins) has joined the cast of Imaginary Boy, a new musical being presented on January 10th! Get more information HERE.

An updated list of panelists for the “Sing Out, Louise” panel at BroadwayCon includes Natalia Bingham (School of Rock tour), Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, Assassins, A Bronx Tale), Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos), Emerson Steele (Violet), and Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular). The panel will now occur at 10am on January 12th in the Regent Room!

Get a glimpse of Regan Ciccarelli (Waitress) taking her first bow with Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel in photos on BroadwayWorld.com!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will take part in the upcoming Jimmy Awards reunion concert on January 14th! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, School of Rock, Once On This Island, and The Lion King!