ECO VILLAGE Opens Off-Broadway, Shahadi Wright Joseph Among NY Post’s Rising Stars of 2019, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Eco Village! Break a leg tonight!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) is featured in the New York Post as one of the rising stars of 2019! Read the full article on NYPost.com.

Before School of Rock played its final performance, the kids of The Ferryman paid a visit! Check out photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

In addition, check out BroadwayWorld’s photo coverage from closing night of School of Rock, as well as video of alumni and current cast members performing “Stick It To The Man” together after the final curtain call!

Brooklyn Shuck, Matilda Lawler, Michael Quinton McArthur, and Willow McCarthy chatted with Playbill about creating a family dynamic onstage in The Ferryman! And Broadway.com has photos of the kids meeting the press with their incoming new cast members!

Prep for Andrew Barth Feldman‘s Broadway debut in Dear Evan Hansen next week by reading this feature from The New York Times!

“Mirai,” the English-dubbed version of which features Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), received an Oscar nomination this morning for Best Animated Feature! Congratulations, Jaden!

Here’s the trailer for “Russian Doll,” a brand new Netflix series featuring Brooke Timber (Ballyturk)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Eco Village, The Ferryman, and The Lion King–including several from YBAN founder Lindsay, who saw the cast rock it on closing night of School of Rock!




SCHOOL OF ROCK Closes on Broadway After Three Years, and more!

Happy Trails to the company of School of Rock, which plays its final Broadway performance today! Congratulations to the closing cast as well as the many alumni on a fabulous run of more than three years!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Ferryman, School of Rock, Frozen, The Lion King, and Waitress!
















YBAN at THE FERRYMAN, Noah Marlowe Joins IMAGINARY BOY, and more!

YBAN founder Lindsay saw The Ferryman tonight!

Noah Marlowe (Act One, Mary Poppins) has joined the cast of Imaginary Boy, a new musical being presented on January 10th! Get more information HERE.

An updated list of panelists for the “Sing Out, Louise” panel at BroadwayCon includes Natalia Bingham (School of Rock tour), Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, Assassins, A Bronx Tale), Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos), Emerson Steele (Violet), and Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular). The panel will now occur at 10am on January 12th in the Regent Room!

Get a glimpse of Regan Ciccarelli (Waitress) taking her first bow with Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel in photos on BroadwayWorld.com!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will take part in the upcoming Jimmy Awards reunion concert on January 14th! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, School of Rock, Once On This Island, and The Lion King!







SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids to Perform in “A Time To Rock” at The Green Room 42, Zoe Wilson Joins ECO VILLAGE Off-Broadway, and more!

The current kids of School of Rock will take the stage at The Green Room 42 for “A Time To Rock,” presented by Shine Theatre Arts Project! Get tickets HERE.

Zoe Wilson (The Pill, Play Like a Winner, Three Days to See) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Eco Village! Previews begin on January 15th. Get more information HERE.

The Broadway Blog praised Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Ferryman as some of the best theatre of 2018, and The Ferryman, as well as The Jungle, What the Constitution Means to Me, and This Ain’t No Disco, are highlighted in YesBroadway’s 16 Gifts the Theater Gods Gave Us in 2018!

Mimi Ryder (Frozen) recently stopped by the Fancounters podcast! Listen to her episode HERE.

The updated list of panelists for the “Sing Out, Louise: The Daily Life of a Child on Broadway” panel at BroadwayCon includes Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, Assassins, A Bronx Tale), Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos), Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast; currently appearing in The Ferryman), Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Natalia Bingham (School of Rock tour). It is set to take place on January 12th at 1:45pm in Murray Hill West Room! Get more details on the BroadwayCon schedule site.

Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon) is appearing in this commercial for Betadine!

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











CHRISTMAS IN HELL, THE NET WILL APPEAR, NOURA, and WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Close Off-Broadway, and more!

Happy Trails to the companies of Christmas in Hell at the York Theatre, The Net Will Appear at 59E59 Theaters, Noura at Playwrights Horizons, and the New York Theatre Workshop production of What the Constitution Means to Me at Greenwich House Theater, which all played their final Off-Broadway performances today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

If you are attending BroadwayCon, be sure to enter the autograph/photo lottery for the photo session with Matilda alumni before January 4th! The photo session is at 2pm with the Q&A following at 3pm.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Net Will Appear, Anastasia, and The Lion King!






BuzzFeed Names THE FERRYMAN, THE JUNGLE, and WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Among the Best Plays and Musicals of 2018, and more!

The Ferryman, The Jungle, and What the Constitution Means to Me all landed on BuzzFeed’s Best Plays and Musicals of 2018 list! Check out the full list HERE.

The kids of Broadway and Off-Broadway celebrated Christmas Day with friends and family–and some of them even had a show! Check out our photo gallery in the post below:

Madalen Yarbrough Mills (School of Rock) is now modeling for The Children’s Place!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Hard Problem, Waitress, and School of Rock!






GiaNina Paolantonio in Capezio Holiday Video, Pictures from FROZEN, and more!

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GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) appeared in Capezio’s holiday video! Watch below:

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Hard Problem, and School of Rock!








Pictures and Videos from WAITRESS, THE LION KING, FROZEN, and more!

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, The Lion King, Frozen, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Ferryman, and The Hard Problem!













New Trailer for NOURA at Playwrights Horizons, Delilah Rose Pellow Featured on Pets of Broadway, and more!

Check out this trailer for Noura!

Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia) chatted with Pets of Broadway about her dog Teekah! Read the interview HERE.

Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street), Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands), and more performed at Radio City Music Hall as part of Spotlight Kidz! Video to come.

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Eduardo Hernandez (Really Rosie, On Your Feet), and more will appear on “Sesame Street” on December 29th!

Sawyer Nunes (Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda) has released new music! Go check it out!

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You can watch Hayley Shukiar (A Christmas Story Live) in the “Brat Holiday Spectacular” on Brat, arriving on December 21st! Watch the trailer here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, The Lion King, School of Rock, Frozen, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and The Hard Problem!











THE NET WILL APPEAR, THE JUNGLE, and CHRISTMAS IN HELL Begin Performances, “You” with Luca Padovan to Move to Netflix for Second Season, and more!

The Net Will Appear began performances today, and The Jungle and Christmas in Hell both started previews yesterday! Congratulations, everyone!

“You,” featuring alum Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies), has been picked up for a second season and is moving from Lifetime to Netflix! Find out more on IndieWire.com.

Check out these highlights from Matthew Jost‘s takeover of the School of Rock Instagram!

The Ferryman, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child landed on The New York Times’ Best of Theater 2018 list! Check it out at NYTimes.com.

You can see Avey Noble (Frankenstein, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) in The Will Rogers Follies at Rider University in May 2019! Get tickets HERE.

The Lion King and Dear Evan Hansen were among the top fundraising shows for this year’s Red Bucket Follies! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

School of Rock released an anti-bullying PSA in partnership with Stomp Out Bullying. Watch below or on BroadwayWorld.com:

Simone Vysnovsky (Dream Street) guest starred on last week’s episode of “God Friended Me”!

Congratulations to alumni Danielle Becht (Dream Street), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), and Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), who performed with Broadway Youth Ensemble last weekend at Carnegie Hall!

You can see Athan Sporek (Les Miserables, A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea) in The Nutcracker with the New York City Ballet now through December 30th! Check out a feature on him on NYTimes.com.

“I’ll Be Next Door for Christmas,” with Juliette Allen Angelo (Billy Elliot, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Mary Poppins), is now available for digital download!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Hard Problem, Anastasia, What the Constitution Means to Me, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, Frozen, Waitress, Christmas in Hell, and (YOUNG)!