THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Opens at Atlantic Theater Company, Audition Notices for DON’T STOP ‘TIL YOU GET ENOUGH and EVITA, and more!

Happy Opening to Elizabeth Teeter, alum Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and the company of The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company! Break a leg!

Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough is holding an EPA in New York City! Get audition information on Playbill.com. And New York City Center will present Evita this fall and they are holding an EPA for all principal roles, including one for a child actress! You only need to attend one audition day: 6/20/19 or 6/21/19. Get advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer for both auditions on ActorAesthetic.com.

Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) took part in an industry reading of Recovering My Song: Songs About Women today! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Sophia Anne Caruso chatted about developing the character of Lydia for Beetlejuice with Long Island Weekly!

Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Matilda) is bringing her show back to The Green Room 42 on June 22nd! Get tickets HERE.

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice!

BEETLEJUICE Cast Album Out Now, FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD at Soho Rep Holding an EPA, and more!

The cast album of Beetlejuice is officially out, as of yesterday!

For All The Women Who Thought They Were Mad is playing Off-Broadway at SoHo Rep this fall! The production is holding an EPA for all roles, including one for an actress who reads as pre-teen or younger. Get audition information on Playbill.com, and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.

Go check out brand new episodes of “Pinkalicious & Peterrific” starring Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) on PBSKids.org!

Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams of What the Constitution Means to Me are featured in Teen Vogue!

Graduates! If you haven’t already contacted us, please do so by the end of June 14th!

Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon) can be seen on the third episode of Season 3 of “Creative Galaxy”!

Dear Evan Hansen will offer a benefit performance for the Actors Fund! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Jamie Mann (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) has been cast in Because of Winn Dixie at Goodspeed Opera House! Get tickets HERE.

Joshua Turchin (The Pill) will premiere his new musical The Perfect Fit this August in New York City!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) is touring with his band Work In Progress this summer!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, What the Constitution Means to Me, The Lion King, and (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!







BEETLEJUICE to Perform on the Tony Awards This Sunday, THE INHERITANCE Coming to Broadway in the Fall, and more!

Happy birthday to Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay! We hope you had a great day!

The cast of Beetlejuice will perform at the Tony Awards this Sunday! Get more details on Broadway.com, and get a preview of “Jump in the Line (Shake Senora)” from the upcoming cast album on TheaterMania.com.

The Inheritance is coming to Broadway this fall! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Mrs. Doubtfire will have its pre-Broadway world premiere in Seattle later this year! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Check out a new single from “Dance Moms” star Nia Sioux (Trip of Love) on Apple Music and Spotify!

Watch the cast of The Lion King celebrate the show’s 9000th performance below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I) and Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I) have joined the lineup for “A Time To Shine” on June 9th at the Laurie Beechman Theatre!

Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins) will record the cast album for the new show Happily: The Musical!

Victoria Dennis (Little Miss Sunshine) has a brand new single out!

THE FERRYMAN and BEETLEJUICE Win Drama Desk Awards, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Announces National Tour, and more!

Congratulations to The Ferryman and Beetlejuice, which took home Drama Desk Awards last night! Check out the full list of winners and nominees on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Tom Glynn-Carney for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Director of a Play – Sam Mendes for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Set Design for a Musical – David Korins for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Sound Design in a Play – Nick Powell for The Ferryman

What the Constitution Means to Me is launching a national tour! Get more details on Playbill.com and be sure to follow our sister site Kids on Tour for upcoming news.

Sarah Silverman’s The Bedwetter will make its world premiere at Atlantic Theater Company! Find out more on Broadway.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, Frozen, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!

Photo Credit: Broadway.com







BEETLEJUICE Cast Album Available for Pre-Order, THE FERRYMAN Babies and Backstage Life Featured on NBC New York and American Theatre, and more!

You can now pre-order the cast album of Beetlejuice, scheduled to arrive June 7th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com, and check out a profile of Sophia Anne Caruso in Paper Magazine!

NBC New York spotlighted the babies of The Ferryman and their families! There’s also a backstage peek at the show available on AmericanTheatre.org.

What the Constitution Means to Me is teaming up with The Mayor’s Fund to bring more students to the show! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tomorrow, Cayen Martin (The Lion King) will take part in “I Cancer Vive” in Chicago!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) has been cast as Sarah Crewe in Kids of the Arts’ production of A Little Princess!

YBAN founder Lindsay hung out with the kids of Once On This Island, Matilda, and more at (YOUNG) this weekend! Check out photos below:

Current and Former Broadway Kids to Perform in “Switched” at 54 Below, Austyn Johnson on “Fosse/Verdon,” and more!

Current and former Broadway kids will “trade places” in “Switched” at 54 Below on June 27th! The show was conceived and is produced by Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime) and Joshua Turchin (The Pill), and alongside Dara and Joshua, the lineup will include Caroline Basu (School of Rock), Layla Capers (School of Rock), Will Coombs (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Bronx Tale), Katherine Leigh Doherty (A Little Night Music, Mary Poppins), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Kelsey Fowler (Bonnie and Clyde, Sunday in the Park with George, Mary Poppins, Grey Gardens), Jenna Gavigan (Gypsy), Emily Klein (Parade), Andrew Harrison Leeds (Falsettos, Teddy & Alice), Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Assassins), Evan Jay Newman (The Capeman, Les Miserables), Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem), Tavia Riveé (A Christmas Carol), and Amanda Swickle (Tink!). Get tickets at 54Below.com!

Congratulations to Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), who appeared on this week’s episode of “Fosse/Verdon” on FX!

Joshua Turchin‘s (The Pill) “The Early Night Show” returns to The Green Room 42 on June 14th at 7pm! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!







Sam Primack’s Birthday, Sophia Anne Caruso on AOL Build, and more!

Happy birthday to Sam Primack (Dear Evan Hansen)! We hope you had a great day, Sam!

Sophia Anne Caruso stopped by AOL Build for Build Brunch to chat about Beetlejuice! Also, check out USA Today going backstage at the show.

In case you missed it, here’s the Black America TV segment with Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams of What the Constitution Means to Me!

Watch Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) take part in a Q&A about mental health, plus a special performance from the DEH cast!

And here are pictures from the kids of Beetlejuice and Waitress!

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Photo Credit: Walter McBride




DEAR EVAN HANSEN and WAITRESS Win Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, Thursday Williams and Rosdely Ciprian to Appear on Black America TV Tomorrow, and more!

Dear Evan Hansen and Waitress both won 2019 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Get the full list on Broadway.com.

  • Favorite Long-Running Show – Dear Evan Hansen
  • Favorite Tour – Dear Evan Hansen (with teen Phoebe Koyabe in the cast)
  • Favorite Replacement (male) – Jeremy Jordan for Waitress

New York City! Thursday Williams and Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) will be featured on Black America TV tomorrow at 9pm EST on CUNY TV!

YBAN founder Lindsay got to meet alum Cate Elefante (Waitress) at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles yesterday, where Cate is performing in the national tour cast of Les Miserables!

Here’s your first look at Arica Himmel (The Layover) in “Mixed-ish,” coming to ABC this fall!

“Above the Shadows,” a new film starring Fina Strazza (Matilda, Animal), will arrive in theaters June 19th! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Learn more secrets about what goes into making the debate at the end of What the Constitution Means to Me happen each night in this article from The New York Times!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, Beetlejuice, and Waitress!




Outer Critics Circle Awards Announced, Kaylin Hedges and Julia Morgan to Play Matilda at Random Farms Kids’ Theater, and more!

Congratulations to The Ferryman, All My Sons, and Beetlejuice on winning Outer Critics Circle Awards today! Get the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding New Broadway Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – All My Sons
  • Outstanding Director of a Play (The Lucille Lortel Award) – Sam Mendes for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) – David Korins for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Benjamin Walker for All My Sons

This summer, you can see Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle: The Musical) and Julia Morgan (Anastasia) playing the title role in Matilda with Random Farms Kids’ Theater! Julia is in Cast B and Kaylin is in Cast D. Get tickets HERE!

Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) is performing in Camp Rolling Hills in Hoboken, NJ, this month!

Check out cast members from Dear Evan Hansen performing at Stars in the Alley!

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) teaches her mom a new dance move ahead of the “Dance Moms” season premiere in this video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Stars in the Alley, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!


Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Sophia Anne Caruso Talks to Broadway Direct About BEETLEJUICE, Ruth Righi Releases New Single “Curls,” and more!

Sophia Anne Caruso talked with Broadway Direct about what it’s like to play Lydia in Beetlejuice!

Ruth Righi (Really Rosie, School of Rock) has a brand new single out called “Curls”! Listen here:

Check out this new preview for “Dance Moms,” with GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda)!


You can see Dasha Dakkuri (The Net Will Appear) and Eila Francis (Dream Street) in Fiddler on the Roof at Burgdoorf Center, now through May 18th! Get tickets at TheStrollers.org.

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) is working on a feature film this week in Budapest!

And here are pictures from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Beetlejuice, and Frozen!