Mckayla Twiggs Departs ANASTASIA, Kenneth Aikens to Join THE LION KING, and more!

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Happy Trails to Mckayla Twiggs, who departed Anastasia this past Sunday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Mckayla!

Kenneth Aikens will make his Broadway debut in The Lion King next month! Find out more:


Check out an article on “Imperfect,” a new single from Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) that was released today, as well as the music video, on HuffingtonPost.com!

Watch another edition of the Anastasia Broadway.com vlog “Royal Misfits” HERE!

Alexa Valentino (Number the Stars) has booked a pilot! Here she is on set:

“Angelica,” featuring Eliza Holland Madore (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Matilda, Once), hits theaters via limited release on November 17th! Get more details:

Watch Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) sing the iconic Frozen anthem “Let It Go” at Broadway Sessions!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, School of Rock, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Broadway Sessions, and more!

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Check out these performance videos from Cabaret for a Cause:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found” from Dear Evan Hansen, featuring soloists Sam Poon (Runaways, Macbeth, The King and I), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), and Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda)!

Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) performing “Raining” from Rocky!

Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins) performing “Climbing Uphill” from The Last 5 Years!

Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory) performing “For Forever” from Dear Evan Hansen!

Watch Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) perform “My Best Girl” from Mame at Broadway Sessions!

Watch Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) perform “Don’t Let Me Go” from Shrek at Broadway Sessions!

Bonale Fambrini (The King and I) will guest star on “Kevin Can Wait” next Monday at 9/8c on CBS!

“Transformers,” featuring Isabela Moner (Evita), arrives on Blu-Ray and DVD today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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YBAN Interviews Christopher Paul Richards, Devin Trey Campbell Sets KINKY BOOTS Departure Date, and more!

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YBAN’s Lindsay talked to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) ahead of tonight’s premiere of his new CBS show “Me, Myself & I” and the release of his new film “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women”! Read the interview HERE.

Devin Trey Campbell will depart Kinky Boots on October 22nd! Go see him before then if you can!


Here’s Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) singing “What It Means To Be A Friend” from 13 at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Kinky Boots, and A Bronx Tale!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos and Broadway Flea Market Information, Ciela Elliott Joins OCCUPIED TERRITORIES, and more!

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Cabaret for a Cause will be on 45th Street in front of the Imperial Theater during Broadway Flea Market!

Also, check out all these videos from Cabaret for a Cause‘s event this week:

Emerson Steele (Violet) singing “Being Alive”:

Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Peace, Love and Cupcakes) singing “Reviewing the Situation”:

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) singing “Gimme Gimme”:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found”:

Congratulations to Ciela Elliott, who has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Occupied Territories! The show is set to run from October 20th to November 5th at 59E59.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory now has a new block of tickets available through September 2018! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for We Have A Voice, with lots of kids and teens from Broadway shows, are still on sale! Find out more:


Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has a brand new single! Get it on iTunes now.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Frozen, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Casting Notice, Feature on New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is seeking boys around age 10! Check out the casting notice below:

Get to know some of the new faces at School of Rock in a feature on BroadwayBox.com!

Cabaret for a Cause will no longer perform at 92Y Street Fest on October 1st, but will perform at another location TBA. Stay tuned for more information!

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) has booked a recurring role on a TV series! Congrats, Christopher! More details to come.


Can't wait to share the news!! #actor #tvshows #hardworkpaysoff #justyouwait 🎥🎥🎥✨

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Catch 1984 before its limited run concludes on October 8th!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, A Bronx Tale, and School of Rock!

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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Cast Recording Coming This Month, CABARET FOR A CAUSE at the Metropolitan Room Tonight, and more!

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The Sunday in the Park with George cast recording is coming at the end of this month! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Cabaret for a Cause performed tonight at the Metropolitan Room! For more information, visit CabaretForACause.us.

Congrats to Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), who recently took part in a reading of Amanda Peet’s new play Our Very Own Carlin McCullough as part of MCC Theater’s 2017 PlayLabs readings! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out pictures from TheaterMania’s block party, including photos from Lianah Sta. Ana‘s (Miss Saigon) performance, on TheaterMania.com!

Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) will recur on “Chicago PD”! Congrats, Bobbi!


Watch Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) cover “The Spirit of Radio”!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, Waitress, Anastasia, and School of Rock!

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GOOD FOR OTTO Coming to The New Group, Broadway Alumni to Perform WE HAVE A VOICE For Covenant House, and more!

Good For Otto is coming to The New Group next year! Find out more:

Lots of young performers will be putting on a benefit concert called We Have A Voice to raise money for Covenant House! The lineup currently includes alumni Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), James Ignacio (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills, The King and I), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Madison Mullahey (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Noah Marlowe (Act One, Mary Poppins), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Cele Pahucki (Runaways), William Poon (The King and I), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda), Brooklyn Shuck (Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie), and Maxwell Vice (Runaways), as well as co-host Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth). Get more details on Playbill.com!

Juli Wesley (Unbroken Circle) hosts a brand new Playbill series titled Broadway Babies, focusing on the children of Broadway stars! Watch the first episode on Playbill.com.

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

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WAITRESS and SCHOOL OF ROCK Instagram Takeovers, CABARET FOR A CAUSE To Have Table at Broadway Flea Market, and more!

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Cate Elefante (Waitress) and Zachary Zwelling (School of Rock) took over their respective shows’ Instagram accounts today! Go check out what they posted!

Cabaret for a Cause will have a table at this year’s Broadway Flea Market! More details to come.

Watch Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) perform his own take on “For Forever” from Dear Evan Hansen at the Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below!

And here are pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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Sophia Gennusa and Madilyn Jaz Morrow To Sing On The Intrepid, CABARET FOR A CAUSE Schedule Update, and more!

Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda) and Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) will sing on the Intrepid on September 11th. More details to come!

Update on Cabaret for a Cause‘s performance at 92Y Street Fest: they will take the stage from 4-5pm on October 1st!

“Stranger Things,” with alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), will return for a third season! Get more details on Variety.com.

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) appears in the latest episode of “Sugar, Butter, Betsy”! Watch below:

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

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ANASTASIA and CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Celebrate 100 Performances, Mehret Marsh and Grayson Taylor Join PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE, and more!

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Congratulations to Anastasia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, both of which celebrated their 100th performances on Broadway recently! Check out pictures from Charlie‘s celebration on TheaterMania.com, Playbill.com, and Broadway.com.

Mehret Marsh (The Lion King) and Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular) have joined Playwrights for a Cause! Find out more below and get tickets on PlanetConnections.org.

Get your tickets for Cabaret for a Cause, coming up in September, HERE!

Check out Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) in this commercial for Universal Studios Japan!


Allie Trimm (Bye Bye Birdie, 13) will sing Meinwald & Leary songs at 54 Below! Get more details HERE.

The cast of Waitress appeared at today’s Broadway in Bryant Park!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Waitress, and Marvin’s Room!

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