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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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Album Out Digitally Tomorrow, THE WINTER’S TALE Coming Off-Broadway, and more!

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The cast album of Sunday in the Park with George will be available digitally beginning tomorrow, and the in-store release is set for November! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale will play Off-Broadway next March! Find out more on TFANA.org.

The cast of Anastasia goes silent in the newest Broadway.com vlog!

Check out all these videos from Cabaret for a Cause!

Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda) singing “Requiem” from Dear Evan Hansen:

Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) singing “She Used To Be Mine” from Waitress:

Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) and Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda) singing “Benny’s Dispatch” from In The Heights:

Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth) performing “Left Behind” from Spring Awakening:

Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once) singing “Finding Wonderland” from Wonderland:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, 1984, The Lion King, and Anastasia!


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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Ruth Righi’s Birthday, HAIRSPRAY LIVE Wins Creative Arts Emmy Awards, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Ruth Righi (School of Rock, Really Rosie)! We hope you had a great day, Ruth!

The first night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards was last night, and Hairspray Live is now a three-time Emmy winner! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) has joined a 54 Below concert performance celebrating Rufus Wainwright! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Daniel Shin (Miss Saigon) led storytime at Strand Books at 1pm today! Get more information HERE.

Happy Trails to Suri Chen, who played her last performance as Tam in Miss Saigon yesterday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Suri!


Kids of the Arts’ cover of “You Will Be Found” from Dear Evan Hansen is out now! It features alumni Oona Laurence (Matilda), Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Shrek), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Sammy Ramirez (School of Rock), Kaci Walfall (The Lion King), Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Madison Zamor (Dream Street, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet), Sean Reda (Les Miserables, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Aviva Winick (Matilda), Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), Marquise Neal (Kinky Boots, Dream Street), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Nicole Wildy (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots), Alexa Reeves (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Anna Kate Cibrian (A Little Princess), Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Chloe Smith (A Little Princess), Simone Vysnovsky (Dream Street), Isabella Moitoso (A Little Princess), Emily Glick (Dream Street), Tai Sandhu (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Danielle Gordon (Les Miserables), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Violet Young (Number the Stars), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Alyssa Franck (Dream Street), Kaitlyn Franck (Dream Street), Hannah Jane Moore (Dream Street), Maya Slaughter (Dream Street), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), Naina Slaughter (Dream Street), Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars), Madeleine Pace (Once), Bobby Becht (Dream Street), Danielle Becht (Dream Street), Casey Nadzam (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Megan Trageser (Dream Street), Kaylin Ponce (Dream Street), Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street), Ashley Birdsall (Dream Street), and Erin Haggerty (A Little Princess). In addition, Maya Slaughter (Dream Street) and Ireland Horan (A Little Princess) were Production Assistants for the music video, which raises money and awareness for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention! Watch it below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, 1984, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, and Frozen!


FALSETTOS Adds More Screening Dates, “Friends From College” Streaming Today with Jete Laurence and Rachel Resheff, and more!

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Falsettos has added more screening dates and theaters to its run! Get more details on Playbill.com.

“Friends From College,” featuring Jete Laurence (Number the Stars) and Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, Shrek, Billy Elliot), streams on Netflix starting today!

Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) spoke with Theater in the Now about Peace, Love and Cupcakes! Read the interview on TheaterInTheNow.com.

The kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory had some special guests recently! Check out pictures on Playbill.com.

There are photos from yesterday’s Broadway in Bryant Park with the School of Rock kids on BroadwayWorld.com!

“Magic Camp,” featuring Nathaniel Logan McIntyre (The Lion King), will open on April 6, 2018! Find out more on IMDb.com.

Watch the cast of Marvin’s Room talk to BroadwayWorld.com!

Check out this new vlog from Amadi Chapata (School of Rock)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, A Bronx Tale, Marvin’s Room, 1984, Kinky Boots, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes!

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Samuel Li Weintraub Departs MISS SAIGON, Photo Coverage from Broadway Barks, and more!

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Happy Trails to Samuel Li Weintraub, who has played his final performance as Tam in Miss Saigon! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Samuel!


Check out photo coverage of lots of our alumni at Broadway Barks on TheaterMania.com, Playbill.com, and BroadwayWorld.com!

Madeleine Pace (Once) will take part in a reading of a musical of Jane Eyre! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

The kids of School of Rock are set to perform at Broadway in Bryant Park this Thursday! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) is going on a mini tour next month! Find out more:

Here’s Ryan Sell‘s performance schedule for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory through September 10th!

Sophia Kekllas will go on as Shonelle in School of Rock on July 22nd and 23rd!


The next Cabaret for a Cause is set for September 18th at the Metropolitan Room! It will be hosted by “Master Chef Jr” kids Cydney Sherman and Gonzalo Ingram. Performers include Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Danielle Gordon (Les Miserables), Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins), Emerson Steele (Violet), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King). Get tickets HERE!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will play Detroit next month! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of 1984, Frozen, On Your Feet, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock, Waitress, and Anastasia!

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Happy Opening to MARVIN’S ROOM, Brandon Niederauer to Leave SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Happy Opening to Marvin’s Room!

YBAN’s Audrey saw the show last night and loved it! Check out stagedoor pictures below!

Brandon Niederauer is leaving School of Rock on July 30th! Make sure to see him before then!

Congratulations to Cate Elefante (Waitress), who has booked a video with Nick Jr.!

Check out the new music video for Alexa Valentino‘s (Number the Stars) new song “Driveway” below!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) talked about his collaborations with the Eric Krasno Band! Check out the article at LiveForLiveMusic.com!

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, 1984,
Anastasia, Miss Saigon, Anastasia, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and School of Rock!

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1984 and MARVIN’S ROOM Offering Discount 4th of July Weekend Tickets, ANASTASIA Performing and Signing Albums Tomorrow, and more!

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1984 and Marvin’s Room will offer $40 tickets during the 4th of July weekend! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Anastasia will perform and sign cast albums tomorrow, June 29th! Find out more:

Beetlejuice will get a developmental lab in the fall! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Watch the first trailer for “The Greatest Showman,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), on EW.com!

Check out Oona Laurence (Matilda) in the first trailer for “Bad Moms Christmas,” also on EW.com!

“The Beguiled,” which also features Oona, as well as Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda), comes out in two days! Check out Emma and Oona in this Hamilton music video made on set!

Waitress is doing a one-day-only lottery for their 500th performance on July 5th! Get more details:

Nicole Wildy (Dream Street) has joined the cast of Really, Rosie at NY City Center! Find out more:

“Going In Style,” with Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story), will arrive digitally on July 11th and on DVD/Blu-Ray on August 1st! Here’s a clip:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, On Your Feet, Frozen, A Bronx Tale, The Lion King, School of Rock, and more, including many photos of the kids of Broadway at the Jimmy Awards!

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THE TRAVELING LADY Extends Run, July 4th Week Show Schedule, and more!

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The Traveling Lady has extended its run through July 30th at Cherry Lane Theatre! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

If you’re planning to see a show the week of July 4th, take a look at the special schedule HERE!

“Everything Sucks,” featuring Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King), will premiere on Netflix next year! Find out more on HollywoodReporter.com.

Watch the kids of School of Rock rehearse via a 360 cam on Circa.com!

The kids of Broadway attended the Jimmy Awards! Check out photo coverage on BroadwayWorld.com.

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) and Hudson Loverro (Assassins, A Bronx Tale) chatted with People of Broadway about their lives as child actors! Read the interview HERE.

Play Like A Winner will perform at the NYMF preview concert on June 29th! Get more information:

Congrats to Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who guest-starred on “Power” over the weekend!


Sophia Kekllas will be on for Madison and Katie in School of Rock in some upcoming performances! Get more details in her Instagram post:


Congratulations to Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon), who graduated high school five days ago!


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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, 1984, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, and School of Rock!

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