CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to Tour in 2018, Tony Award Nominations Announced Tomorrow, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is heading out on tour in 2018! Get more details on Playbill.com.

You can watch the Tony Award nominations announcement tomorrow morning at 8:30am EST, 5:30am PST! Find out more on TonyAwards.com.

Check out Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) with their “Stranger Things” castmates in the next issue of Emmy Magazine! Read it on People.com.

Take a peek at a two-show day at Amelie on Playbill.com!

Congrats to Lexi Underwood (The Lion King), who guest starred on “Walk the Prank” last weekend! Find out more:


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

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IF I FORGET Closes at Roundabout Theatre Company, Mattea Conforti to Guest Star on “Power,” and more!

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Happy Trails to Seth Michael Steinberg and the company of If I Forget, which concluded its run at Roundabout Theatre Company today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Seth. Also, get to know Seth in an interview on BroadwayBox.com!

Mattea Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) will guest star on the upcoming season of “Power” on Starz! The air date of her episode is TBA.

Check out Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) rehearsing for a concert on her Facebook page!

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

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Pictures and Videos from SCHOOL OF ROCK, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and more!

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, Anastasia, Sunday in the Park with George, Amelie, and Kinky Boots!

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Photo Coverage from Opening Night of ANASTASIA, Mattea Marie Conforti Joins “The Ollie & Moon Show,” and more!

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Check out photo coverage from opening night of Anastasia on Broadway.com, BroadwayWorld.com, TheaterMania.com, and Playbill.com!

Congratulations to Mattea Marie Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who will star as Moon in the upcoming Sprout series “The Ollie & Moon Show”!

The Outer Critics Circle Award nominations were announced today, and several of our featured shows were nominated! The nominees include Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Holiday Inn, If I Forget, Miss Saigon, and Falsettos. Check out the full list of nominees HERE.

We want to say break a leg to all the girls who auditioned for Radio City Christmas Spectacular today!

Watch the stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory guess the candy in a video on Broadway.com! Also, check out pictures from Charlie‘s Gypsy Robe Ceremony on BroadwayWorld.com. Finally, watch video of the cast being interviewed on opening night below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) will lead the upcoming film “An American Girl Story: Summer Camp, Friends for Life”! Watch the trailer:

You can soon see Zachary Unger (Newsies, Big Fish, Chaplin) in a commercial for Yankee Candle! Watch it below or on iSpot.tv.

Tonight at 10pm, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) appeared on “The Americans” on FX! Get more information:

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

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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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Jahi Di’Allo Winston in “Untouchable,” ON YOUR FEET Boys in Video from R.Evolución Latina, and more!

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Jahi Di’Allo Winston (The Lion King) will appear in the upcoming film “Untouchable,” starring Kevin Hart, Julianna Margulies, Nicole Kidman, and Bryan Cranston! Congrats, Jahi!

Watch Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) in this video from R.Evolución Latina celebrating Latinx Broadway pros!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, A Bronx Tale, On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, Amelie, and Waitress!

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WAITRESS and A BRONX TALE to Participate in Easter Parade, “Little Boxes” Out in Theaters Today, and more!

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Waitress and A Bronx Tale will take part in the Easter Parade in New York City this weekend! Find out more on Playbill.com.

“Little Boxes,” featuring alumni Oona Laurence (Matilda), Miranda McKeon (Little Miss Sunshine), Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), and Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots), hits theaters today! Congrats!

Jahi Di’Allo Winston (The Lion King) has joined the upcoming film “Proud Mary” with Taraji P. Henson! The film is set to be released on January 26th, 2018. Get more details on IMDb.com.

The cast album of A Bronx Tale has arrived in stores! Congratulations to the company!

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) is in a commercial for Arla! Watch it below:


Gianna Harris (School of Rock) has been filming a new project! Check out pictures below, and stay tuned for more details:

Check out Jillian Lebling (Once) in the season finale of “The Path” on Hulu!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, Waitress, Amelie, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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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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MISS SAIGON To Offer Actors’ Fund Performance, NEWSIES To Be Released Digitally, and more!

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Miss Saigon will offer an Actors’ Fund performance! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Newsies will be released digitally on May 23rd! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Tunes in Times Square returns next month featuring lots of kids! Our alumni and current kids set to perform include Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), Chloé Bryan (School of Rock), Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I), Lilyana Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Christie Kim (The King and I), Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie), Madeleine Pace (Once), Anthony Pierini (Big Fish, Mary Poppins), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), William Poon (The King and I), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins), Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins), Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), Walden Sullivan (School of Rock), Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), Zach Thomas (The Lion King), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock), and Timothy Yang (The King and I). Get more details on MagicalMusic.org.

There are now new Waitress highlights featuring Cate Elefante! Watch them on BroadwayWorld.com.

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) appeared on “Henry Danger” last weekend! Watch the full episode HERE with a cable login, and check out a photo below!

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) will guest star on “Odd Mom Out”! Air date TBA. Find out more in his Facebook post:

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