Casting for PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES and FROZEN Announced, SCHOOL OF ROCK to Sing at Sing For Hope Piano, and more!

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The cast of Peace, Love and Cupcakes at this summer’s New York Musical Festival has been announced! It will include Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), who is also the co-playwright of the show, James Ignacio (The King and I, Camp Rolling Hills), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), Madison Mullahey (Mary Poppins tour, Shrek tour), Grace Rundhaug (The Sound of Music LIVE, Camp Rolling Hills), Lauren Bryant, Victoria Csatay, Miranda Jo DeMott, Mili Green, David Hoffman (Camp Rolling Hills), Isabelle Livingstone, Cameron Mann, Chloe Manna (Camp Rolling Hills), Merin McCallum (Camp Rolling Hills), Casey Nadzam, Ksenia Nakonechny, Alexa Reeves, Jack Richman, Jamilah Rosemond, Tai Sandhu, Blake Devin Sheridan, and Alex St. Andre. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Casting has also been announced for the pre-Broadway tryout and Broadway production of Frozen! Congratulations to Audrey Bennett (Amelie, The Sound of Music tour) and Mattea Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who will alternate as Young Anna, and Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) and Ayla Schwartz, who will alternate as Young Elsa! The show also marks Ayla’s Broadway debut. Find out more on Playbill.com.

The cast of School of Rock will sing at a Sing For Hope piano on June 20th! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Waitress, Anastasia, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory have joined the lineup for Broadway in the Boros! Check out the full list of performances on Playbill.com.

Jete Laurence (Number the Stars) will recur on “Younger” and “Sneaky Pete” this season! Find out more:

Cole Bullock (The Lion King) will sing with Lorde on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” next month!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, The Lion King, and Anastasia!

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NEWSIES to Return to Movie Theaters, Broadway in Bryant Park Lineup Announced, and more!

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Newsies will return to movie theaters this summer! Get more details on Playbill.com.

This summer’s lineup for Broadway in Bryant Park is set to include Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and many others! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Nili Kepets (Dream Street) appears in this commercial for Luna Park Coney Island!

Alumni Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins), Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) have joined the cast of Happily: The Musical at New York Musical Festival! Check it out:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, and School of Rock!

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ANIMAL Opens at Atlantic Theater Company, Lilla Crawford Joins Nick Jr. Series “Sunny Day,” and more!

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First, we want to wish a happy birthday to YBAN founder Lindsay! We hope you had a great day!

Happy Opening to Fina Strazza (Matilda) and the company of Animal at Atlantic Theater Company! Break a leg!

Congrats to Lilla Crawford (New York Spectacular, Annie, Billy Elliot), who will star in the new Nick Jr. series “Sunny Day”! Watch a sneak peek HERE.

Check out pictures from The Public Theater’s gala on TheaterMania.com!

Take a look at photos from Stars in the Alley on Broadway.com!

Check out more photo coverage from the Falsettos screening on BroadwayWorld.com!

Pennsylvania fans! You can see alum Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) in The Nerd at Bucks County Playhouse! Find out more about the production on Playbill.com.

Watch the full Encourage Kids event below, featuring kids from School of Rock, Les Miserables, Amelie, and more!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Miss Saigon, A Bronx Tale, and Kinky Boots!

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New Performance Dates for SCHOOL OF ROCK Swings, Rachel Resheff at 54 Below Tonight, and more!

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Sophia Kekllas will be on as Katie in School of Rock tomorrow, and Ellie Kim will perform on June 4th, 6th, and 7th! Go see them if you can!

Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) returned to Feinstein’s/54 Below tonight for her solo show “The Edge of Seventeen”! Get more details HERE.

Be on the lookout for Suri Chen (Miss Saigon) in Joe Fresh print ads!


Watch Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once) sing “Rainbow Connection”!

Here’s Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) performing at Stars in the Alley with his A Bronx Tale castmates!

Check out this video of cast members from School of Rock performing at Stars in the Alley!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Miss Saigon, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Anastasia!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and HOLIDAY INN Cast Albums Streaming Now, ANIMAL Extends Run, and more!

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The cast albums for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Holiday Inn are streaming now!

Animal has extended its run at Atlantic Theater Company! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Beada Briglia (Matilda), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda, A Christmas Story, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock), and Lucas Schultz (A Little Princess) have all joined the lineup for Henry, Sweet Henry at 54 Below! Find out more HERE.

You can catch Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) in “Me, Myself, and I” on CBS this fall! Get more information on IMDb.com.

New York theatre industry professionals will get a sneak peek at PBS’s recording of Falsettos! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out these pictures from last Monday, when YBAN founder Lindsay saw School of Rock! Great job, everyone!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, Waitress, and Anastasia!

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Athan Sporek to Depart A BRONX TALE, Sophia Anne Caruso Takes Part in BEETLEJUICE Staged Reading, and more!

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Athan Sporek (Les Miserables, A Day by the Sea) will play his final performance in A Bronx Tale on June 11th. Go see him before he leaves!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Lazarus, The Nether, Ruthless!, The Sound of Music LIVE) took part in the recent staged reading of Beetlejuice! Congrats, Sophia!


Watch Caleb McLaughlin‘s (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) full performance on Lip Sync Battle!

Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) and Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet) talked to Newsday! Read the article HERE.

Read a Tristin and Tyler interview with Madeleine Pace (Once) about NYC, acting, and apps, featuring photography and fashion styling by Tiffany Casanova, on TristinAndTyler.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, Anastasia, and 1984!

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Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin on Lip Sync Battle Tonight, SCHOOL OF ROCK and KINKY BOOTS to Perform at the Intrepid, and more!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) appeared on tonight’s Lip Sync Battle at 10pm on Spike!

The casts of School of Rock and Kinky Boots are among the shows that will perform at the Intrepid Museum this Saturday! Get more details on Playbill.com.

NBC has pushed back Bye Bye Birdie and will not produce a musical this December. Find out more on Playbill.com.

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) will perform at Stars in the Alley! Check out the full lineup on Broadway.com.

The Anastasia cast album is due out June 9th, and you can get a sneak peek via Entertainment Weekly!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, and School of Rock!

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MARVIN’S ROOM Company Meets the Press, Sami Bray Joins 1984, and more!

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The cast of Marvin’s Room at Roundabout Theatre Company met the press today! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Congratulations to Sami Bray, who will make her Broadway debut in 1984! Find out more:


Here’s the new short film “Curbside Waltz” with Tre Jones (The Lion King) and Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I)!

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New York City auditions for The Lion King are coming up! Get more details:

Tickets are on sale now for Once On This Island! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Waitress, and Falsettos are among the shows set to perform at Stars in the Alley on June 2nd! Get more information about the event on Broadway.com.

Ava-Riley Miles (Doctor Zhivago, Evita) has booked a film! Congrats! More details to come.

And here are pictures from the kids of Amelie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, and A Bronx Tale!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Recoups Investment, Korinne Tetlow Joins THE TRAVELING LADY Off-Broadway, and more!

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School of Rock has recouped its investment! Congratulations! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Korinne Tetlow has joined Off-Broadway’s The Traveling Lady! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will perform on “Good Morning America” tomorrow around 8:45am! Get more information:


Annabelle Wachtel will take her final bow in School of Rock this Sunday, May 14th. Go see her before then!


Raghav Mehrotra (School of Rock), Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), Taylor Caldwell (School of Rock), and Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock) will perform at Bar Nine on May 21st!

Watch Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and their “Stranger Things” castmates accept Show of the Year at the MTV Movie & TV Awards!

And here are pictures from the kids of On Your Feet, A Bronx Tale, and School of Rock!


IF I FORGET To Be Filmed For BroadwayHD, Gianna Harris On For Tomika In SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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If I Forget will be filmed for BroadwayHD! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Gianna Harris is going on as Tomika in School of Rock tonight and on Friday! Find out more:


Ready to rock! Today and Friday I will be going on as Tomika!!!

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Alumni Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot) and Matthew Gumley (The Addams Family, Elf, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast) will play The Bitter End this Sunday! Find out more on Annabelle’s website.

Many of our featured shows received Drama League Award nominations, which were announced today! Check out the full list HERE.

Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home) talked about being a child understudy on Broadway with Backstage.com!

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) has booked a pilot! Congrats!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Amelie, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Waitress, and Kinky Boots!

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