Photo Coverage from WAITRESS’s First Anniversary Celebration, THE LION KING to Hold Open Call in Los Angeles, and more!

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Check out pictures from the 1-year anniversary celebration at Waitress on Playbill.com!

The Lion King is holding an open call in Los Angeles, CA, this weekend! Get more information on Playbill.com.

The Drama Desk Award nominations were announced today! Check out the full list of nominees, with our featured shows’ nominations highlighted, HERE.

Watch the new trailer for the next American Girl movie, starring Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) below or on ETOnline.com!

There’s just ten more days until Tunes in Times Square! See Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and many others perform!


Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) now has a vlog! Watch the first episode:

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

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FALSETTOS and RUNAWAYS on Yes Broadway’s Top 10 Theatre Experiences, Matildapalooza Coming Up Soon, and more!

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Keep an eye out for something new we are launching on January 2nd!

Falsettos and Runaways were both included on Yes Broadway’s Top 10 Theatre Experiences list! Check it out HERE.

Matildapalooza is coming up soon! It will take place at 54 Below on January 6th, February 3rd, and February 4th, and it will feature the girls who have starred as the title character in Matilda on Broadway. Here they are rehearsing for the event:


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And here are pictures from the kids of On Your Feet, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, A Bronx Tale, Waitress, and Matilda!

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FALSETTOS and SHE LOVES ME Among Time’s Top 10 Plays and Musicals of 2016, CABARET FOR A CAUSE Videos, and more!

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Falsettos and She Loves Me both made Time’s Top 10 Plays and Musicals of 2016 list! Congrats to everyone involved! Check out the full list on Time.com.

Here’s Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour) and William Poon (The King and I) singing “Travel Song” at Cabaret for a Cause!

Check out Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess) and Hailey LaBar singing “Colors of the Wind”!

Here’s Hailey LaBar, Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), and Beada Briglia (Matilda) performing “Hear My Song” at Cabaret for a Cause!

Check out the kids of Cabaret for a Cause singing “One Day More”!

Black Coffee Casting is looking for kids and teens for a new musical directed by Adam Quinn of Dear Evan Hansen! Find out more:

Watch the official trailer for the movie remake of “Beaches,” featuring Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story) and Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda)!

Here’s a sneak peek at “The New Edition Story” with Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King)!


Check out highlights from A Bronx Tale below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Kinky Boots, Waitress, and Matilda!

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HAIRSPRAY LIVE to Appear on Today Show, Luca Padovan to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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The cast of Hairspray Live will appear on the Today Show on November 28th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out more pictures from the production’s press day on TheaterMania.com.

Luca Padovan will play his final performance as Billy in School of Rock on December 11th. Go see him before then!


Congrats to Athan Sporek, who made his debut in A Bronx Tale yesterday!


Cabaret for a Cause performed tonight at The Cutting Room! Get more information on CabaretForACause.us.

Get your copy of this year’s Carols for a Cure album, including tracks from a ton of our featured shows, on the Broadway Cares Online Store!

Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I) is featured in Korea Daily New York!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, School of Rock, Fiddler on the Roof, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!



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A BRONX TALE Casting Announced, GoFundMe from Giuseppe Bausilio, and more!

Hudson Loverro (Kinky Boots tour, Ragtime on Ellis Island) and Athan Sporek (Les Miserables, A Day by the Sea) have joined the cast of A Bronx Tale! Hudson will play Young Calogero, and Athan will be the alternate for Young Calogero. Congrats, boys! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Alum Giuseppe Bausilio (Newsies, Billy Elliot), who has appeared in Aladdin and Cats on Broadway since, and is supposed to be in the cast of Hello, Dolly! next year, needs your help! Take a look at his GoFundMe page for his medical expenses HERE.

BroadwayWorld has a ton of coverage from Broadway Flea Market! Check out photos of the booths HERE, and pictures from the autograph table including Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) HERE. Finally, you can watch a video of all the booths you may have missed below or HERE!

“The Women’s Bathroom Project,” a new film featuring Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars), will screen next month in New York! Find out more in Alyssa’s Facebook post:

“Containment,” featuring Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies), is coming to Netflix on October 21st! Get more information on Inquisitr.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of The King and I, Les Miserables, Matilda, Billy Elliot, Fun Home, School of Rock, Waitress, and On Your Feet!

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RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Cast Announcements, Alumni Join HAIRSPRAY LIVE, and more!

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Four new cast members for this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular have been announced! Congratulations to Tyler Hentz, who will play Patrick, and to Hayden Bercy, Finn Douglas, and Landon Maas, who will all play Ben. Check out a picture of Hayden and Finn below, and watch a video of Landon reacting to finding out he booked Ben HERE!

Former Broadway kids Riley Costello (Everyday Rapture, Bye Bye Birdie, 13) and Heather Tepe (Billy Elliot, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Gypsy) have joined the ensemble of Hairspray Live! Find out more about the cast on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Nerghiz Sarki (Dream Street), who makes her Broadway debut as Bielke in Fiddler on the Roof! Here she is with her onstage dad Danny Burstein:

Check out video from auditions for the roles of Ben and Patrick in Radio City Christmas Spectacular below–if you look closely, you can catch a bunch of our alumni!

Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) performed for Vice President Joe Biden, Katie Couric, Bono, and Michael Bloomberg last night at an event with Broadway Youth Ensemble!

“Wishful Whiskers,” a new film featuring Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), needs your help! Find out more:

And here are videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, School of Rock, and Hairspray Live!





A DAY BY THE SEA Extends, Amanda Swickle Joins ANNIE Tour, and more!

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A Day by the Sea is now playing through November 5th! Get your tickets HERE.

Congratulations to Amanda Swickle (Tink!), who has joined the national tour of Annie as Pepper! Check out her bio HERE.

YBAN founder Lindsay met up with Isabella Russo (School of Rock) and her mom in LA last night! Here they are together:

And here are videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause and School of Rock!


Happy Trails to Hayley Feinstein and Tre Jones, YBAN Alumni on the Emmys Red Carpet, and more!

Happy trails to Hayley Feinstein, who played her final performance as Bielke in Fiddler on the Roof yesterday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Hayley!

Happy trails as well to Tre Jones, who finished his run as Young Simba in The Lion King! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Tre!

Check out our alumni Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards last night!

You can see more coverage of Gaten and Caleb at the Emmys on BuzzFeed.com, and check out their performance of “Uptown Funk” below!

Claire Candela (Once) had the honor of playing guitar and singing for Glen Hansard in Boston! Check out a picture:

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) is featured on BroadwayBox.com!

Update: You now have until this Sunday to see Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in School of Rock! See her while you can!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, School of Rock, and Matilda!


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THE LAYOVER Closes, THE LION KING and SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Departures, and more!

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Happy Trails to Arica Himmel and the company of The Layover, which closed today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Arica!

Happy Trails to Kyliegh Curran, who played her final performance as Young Nala in The Lion King today. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Kyliegh!

UPDATE (9/19/16): Shahadi has not left the show just yet!
Finally, happy trails to Shahadi Wright Joseph, who played her final performance as Madison in School of Rock today! She was also an understudy for Tomika. We can’t wait to see you in Hairspray Live and whatever else comes next, Shahadi! Here she is performing “If Only You Would Listen” in Orlando, Florida:

Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies) and Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) took over BroadwayWorld’s Twitter account today!

Congrats to Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), who will appear on “Mind of a Murderer” on Investigation Discovery on September 26th! Find out more:

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) has booked a national commercial! Congratulations, Sophie! Get more information:

Here’s a sneak peek at “Curbside Waltz,” starring Tre Jones (The Lion King) and Olivia Chun (The King and I)!

Cabaret for a Cause performed at 92Y Street Fest today at 3:30pm! Get more information about the performance in their Facebook post:

Here’s Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Lazarus, Runaways, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) singing “Life on Mars” on the Lazarus cast recording!

Here’s Aviva Winick (Matilda) singing “Naughty” at the New York Public Library! (She starts at 1:32.)

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





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Photo Coverage from FUN HOME Closing Night, Sofia Roma Rubino on for Summer in SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from closing night of Fun Home on Broadway.com, BroadwayWorld.com, and TheaterMania.com!

Sofia Roma Rubino (Matilda) will be on for Summer in School of Rock today through September 17th! Get more information in her Facebook post:

Check out photo coverage from TheaterMania’s block party this past Sunday HERE!

Get a first look at “The Son,” featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), on EW.com!

Go behind the scenes of “Curbside Waltz,” a new short film featuring Olivia Chun (The King and I) and Tre Jones (The Lion King), in these pictures:

Here’s video of 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 decorating waffles with BuzzFeed!

And here’s pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Fun Home, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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