Congratulations to Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) and Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), who have both been cast in the upcoming movie remake of “Beaches”! Gabby will play Young CC, the younger version of Idina Menzel’s character, and Grace will play Young Hillary, the younger version of Nia Long’s character. Find out more on TVLine.com!
Get your tickets now for Lyrics for Life, which is Saturday, September 10th; they’re going fast! Get more details HERE.
Hear Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) sing from The Lion King on EW.com!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, School of Rock, Matilda, Les Miserables, Ruthless!, and Kinky Boots!
Congratulations to Bonale Fambrini, who made his Broadway debut in The King and I this week! He will play a Royal Child and understudy both Louis Leonowens and Prince Chulalongkorn. Get more information on PlaybillVault.com!
Sam Chuck has returned to Les Miserables, and Marcus D’Angelo (Matilda) will continue in the show as a Gavroche alternate!
Donna Murphy and Cyndi Lauper visited the cast of Fun Home recently! Check out backstage pictures on Playbill.com.
Check out the kids of Lyrics for Life singing their finale, “Fight Song,” in the video below!
Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables) has new headshots! Check them out below:
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Ruthless!, Les Miserables, Lyrics for Life, Kinky Boots, Matilda, and Fun Home!
Happy Trails to Athan Sporek, who ended his run as Gavroche in Les Miserables today, and to Sam Poon, who ended his run as a swing in The King and I today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!
Congratulations to Isabela Moner (Evita), who is releasing an album called Stopping Time on September 18th! You can pre-order your copy HERE.
Olivia Chun, Christie Kim, and Ethan Halford Holder of The King and I were interviewed for Lincoln Center Theater’s blog! Check out the article on LCT.org.
Congratulations to Timothy TV Cao (Matilda), who has booked a television pilot!
Here is a video of Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) performing the National Anthem at the recent Giants/Jets game!
Check out these rehearsal pictures from Lyrics for Life, featuring kids from Dream Street, Matilda, The Sound of Music LIVE, and more–and YBAN’s Emily Lang!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, The King and I, Finding Neverland, Les Miserables, Matilda, and Fun Home!
First, I was lucky enough to see Dream Street‘s opening night last night! The show was awesome–I saw Nicole Wildy, Ashley Lanzoni, Abigail Paige Murphy, and the Blue Cast in the rotating roles. The entire cast was great, and I am sure their counterparts in the other casts are equally talented! Get your tickets now if you’re in the NYC area on DreamStreetNYC.com! I also got to meet two of the actors from the show who are featured on our site: Alexa Valentino (Number the Stars) and Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess)–you can see our pictures below. All of us at YBAN wish “broken legs” to the entire cast and crew for the rest of the run!
Congrats to Luca Padovan (Newsies, School of Rock) and Aidan Gemme (Finding Neverland, No Man’s Land/Waiting for Godot, Mary Poppins) who have joined the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown concert at 54 Below as Linus and Snoopy respectively! They join previously announced cast members Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies) as Charlie Brown, Milly Shapiro (Matilda) as Sally, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (A Little Princess, Evita) as Lucy, and Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies). Get more information on TheaterMania.com.
The American Repertory Theater’s production of Waitress has officially announced that it will begin previews on Broadway in March 2016 and open in April 2016! Get more information about the show on Playbill.com.
Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn, recently performed at The Muny in St. Louis, Missouri, may be in talks to come to Broadway! It previously ran at Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut. Get more information about the rumors on BroadwayWorld.com!
And here are tons of pictures and videos from the kids of Dream Street on their opening night, as well as from the kids of Matilda and Les Miserables!
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