Broadway Hits for Haiti

Join us for this benefit concert to support Zanmi Beni children’s home in Haiti. Hosted by Ben Stiller and bringing together some of Broadway’s top performers, such as Andy Karl, Orfeh and Alice Ripley, with some of its youngest stars from shows like School of Rock, The Lion King and On Your Feet. Don’t miss this fabulous night filled with everyone’s favorite showtunes and produced by three high school students: Theo Dolan, Oscar Llodra and Ella Stiller. $25 for students; $50 for general admission; $200 for VIP premium seats with meet & greet with Ben Stiller. Please Note: the venue has a 2-beverage minimum. 

Mikee Castillo’s Birthday, Original Broadway Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK Appears on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Unmasked” CD, and more!

Happy birthday to Mikee Castillo (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day, Mikee!

The original kids cast of School of Rock appears on “Unmasked,” a CD collection celebrating the hits of Andrew Lloyd Webber! Get your copy now on Amazon.com.

Here’s video of Kinky Boots celebrating its fifth anniversary!

More tickets are now available for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess) will appear in more print ads for Rubie’s Costume Company!

Olivia will also be performing at the New York Songwriters’ Circle’s Young Performer’s Night on April 9th!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King!

Ruth Righi to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK This Week, CAROLS FOR A CURE Available for Order, and more!

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Ruth Righi will play her final performance of School of Rock this week. Go see her if you can!

Starting the countdown @sormusical : 7 more shows😘

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Get your copy of this year’s Carols for a Cure CD, featuring tracks sung by the casts of Waitress, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, and more, from the Broadway Cares Online Store!

Watch Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) sing “Superman” at 54 Below!

Jad Grey (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is in an ad for Family Dollar!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, A Christmas Story Live, and Kinky Boots!

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ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Lottery Policy Announced, CABARET FOR A CAUSE on December 11th, and more!

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Once On This Island has announced its lottery policy! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Get ready for the next Cabaret for a Cause events: two shows on December 11th at 6:00pm and 8:30pm!

The 6:00pm show will feature young performers including alumni Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), Cate Elefante (Waitress), Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet), Eliza Holland Madore (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Matilda, Once), Rileigh McDonald (Good for Otto, Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Really Rosie, Fun Home), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins), and Alexandra Vlachos (Matilda).

The 8:30pm show will feature young performers including alumni Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), Lilyana Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), Georgi James (Annie, Billy Elliot, A Tale of Two Cities), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Ethan Khusidman (School of Rock, Soul Doctor, Chaplin), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), and Oscar Williams (Fun Home).

Watch Broadway alumni Meliki Hurd (Matilda) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) in this commercial for Verizon Fios!

Had so much fun filming these commercials! Hope you guys like em #doyouhavefios #actorslife #striveforgreatness

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Cate Elefante (Waitress) has booked a voiceover project with “Sesame Street”!

Watch Victoria Collett (Waitress) take her first bow with Jason Mraz!

Check out Landon Maas (Kinky Boots, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) in this commercial for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and Ram’s Trucks!

Jamilah Rosemond (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) is a new host on American Girl’s YouTube show “AG Life”!

Keep an eye out for Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) in an Old Navy ad campaign!

Got into the #holiYAY spirit with @oldnavy for the #12daysofgifting!!! #oldnavy #ad

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King!

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Photo Coverage of THE LION KING 20th Anniversary Celebration, SHADOWLANDS Boys Take Over BroadwayBox Instagram, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from the 20th anniversary celebration of The Lion King on Playbill.com and BroadwayWorld.com! Also, watch this video of the cast performing with Elton John:

Jack McCarthy (Shadowlands, Finding Neverland) and Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) took over the BroadwayBox Instagram for a day! Find out more on BroadwayBox.com.

Chloé Bryan is taking over the School of Rock Snapchat all this week! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Once On This Island, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Kinky Boots!

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WAITRESS to Perform on CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade, Jake Ryan Flynn to Appear on “The View,” and more!

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Waitress will perform during the CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) will appear on “The View” tomorrow!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Kinky Boots, Anastasia, The Lion King, and more–including lots of pictures from The Lion King‘s Halloween party at the Minskoff Theatre!

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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!


Tunes in Times Square Today, DREAM STREET Kids Book HBO Episode, and more!

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Tunes in Times Square took place from 10am-6pm today in Times Square, featuring lots of YBAN kids! Congratulations!

Congrats to Emily Glick (Dream Street), Kaylin Ponce (Dream Street), and Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), who have all booked an episode of an HBO show! Here they are together:

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

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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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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!