Cate Elefante Joins TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE Lineup, Pictures from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Cate Elefante (Waitress) has been added to the lineup for Tunes in Times Square, which is set to take place on May 7th! Find out more in Cate’s Instagram post:


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

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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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SAMARA Opens at Soho Rep, Audrey Bennett Makes Young Amelie Debut, and more!

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Happy Opening to Jasper Newell and the company of Samara at Soho Rep! Break a leg!

Congratulations to Audrey Bennett, who made her Young Amelie debut in Amelie today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Waitress, Amelie, School of Rock, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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Miranda McKeon in Netflix’s “Anne,” Pictures from MISS SAIGON, and more!

Miranda McKeon (Little Miss Sunshine) will appear in the upcoming Netflix series “Anne”! Check out a picture of Miranda and some castmates on set, as well as the trailer for the series:


Fun times with Jane and Josie! (@lia.pappas and @miranda.mckeon )

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Waitress, School of Rock, Sunday in the Park with George, and The Lion King!

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YBAN Celebrates 7 Years, Fina Strazza Joins ANIMAL at Atlantic Theatre Company, and more!

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We can’t believe we are celebrating 7 years online today! We have grown and expanded immensely since 2010 and we are honored to call ourselves the first news source for kids working on Broadway and Off-Broadway. Thank you all so much for your continued support and helping us accomplish things we couldn’t have imagined those several years ago!

Fina Strazza (Matilda) has been cast in Atlantic Theatre Company’s Animal! Get more details on Broadway.com.

JJ Batteast (Motown) will appear in the upcoming film “Detroit,” directed by Kathryn Bigelow! Watch the trailer on DarkHorizons.com.

Check out pictures from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, School of Rock, The Lion King, Waitress, Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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Livestream Information for Drama League Nominations Announcement, Jake Katzman Books Video Game, and more!

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You can watch a livestream of the Drama League nominations announcement, which will take place next Wednesday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) has booked a video game! More details to come. Find out more:


Ellie Kim is scheduled to swing on for School of Rock performances on April 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, and 21st! Check her Instagram for more:


“The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel,” a new podcast series featuring Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), returns on April 17th! Be sure to listen!

Get your first look at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on EW.com!

Watch a special message from the School of Rock cast to their West End counterparts, who just won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music, below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) performing a cover of “Believer” by Imagine Dragons!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Anastasia, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and The Lion King!

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SAMARA Feature With Jasper Newell, “The Son” With Sydney Lucas Premieres Tonight, and more!

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Here’s Jasper Newell (Samara) sharing his thoughts on his show!

Tonight, “The Son” premieres on AMC at 9/8c, featuring Tony nominee Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)! Make sure to tune in!

“Stranger Things,” starring alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), is nominated for Show of the Year at the MTV Movies & TV Awards! Congrats! Get more information on Deadline.com.

Check out Sunday in the Park with George‘s Instagram stories, where Mattea Marie Conforti did a takeover today! Find out more in her post:


Also, “3 Generations,” featuring Mattea Marie Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), will arrive in theaters May 5th! Get more details:

“Going In Style,” with Jeremy Todd Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story), is in theaters now! Here’s a trailer:

You can catch Ellie Kim going on in the role of Katie in School of Rock on April 16th at 3pm! Find out more:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, Sunday in the Park with George, and Amelie!

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AMELIE Gypsy Robe Ceremony Photo Coverage, THE TRAVELING LADY Coming Off-Broadway, and more!

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Check out pictures from Amelie‘s Gypsy Robe Ceremony on BroadwayWorld.com!

The Traveling Lady will play Off-Broadway at Cherry Lane Theatre this June! Find out more HERE.

Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) and Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot) will take part in Broadway Sings at P.S. 166 on April 23rd! Get tickets HERE.

Suri Chen (Miss Saigon) is set to model the new Victoria Beckham collection, which launches this weekend at Target! Get more information in Suri’s Instagram post:


Check out Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) singing “I’d Give My Life For You”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, School of Rock, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and The Lion King!

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SAMARA Begins Previews at SoHo Rep, Photo Coverage from Opening Night of AMELIE, and more!

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Happy first preview to Jasper Newell and the company of Samara, which starts performances tonight at SoHo Rep!

Check out opening night pictures from Amelie on Broadway.com, TheaterMania.com, BroadwayWorld.com, and Playbill.com, as well as pictures from the show’s opening night bows on BroadwayWorld.com! Also, take a look at Audrey Bennett‘s pictures from opening night on her Facebook page!

Julia Roberts visited School of Rock this past weekend! Check out pictures HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Sunday in the Park with George, School of Rock, Waitress, and Miss Saigon!




AMELIE Opening Night, YBAN Kids and Alumni at “Speech & Debate” Premiere, and more!

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Happy opening and break a leg to the company of Amelie!

Head over to our Instagram @YoungBwayNews for pictures of some of our alumni and current Broadway kids at the premiere of the film of “Speech & Debate,” or check them out below!


Watch a cover of “Something Just Like That” from Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) below:

Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear on Lip Sync Battle with their “Stranger Things” co-stars! Find out more:


Here’s a picture of alum Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) on the set of “The Greatest Showman”!

Check out pictures of the cast of Waitress as Sara Bareilles took her first bow on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George, School of Rock, On Your Feet, and Waitress!