YBAN at ANASTASIA and the FALSETTOS Screening in Movie Theaters, Interviews with PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES Kids, and more!

Thanks to Nicole Scimeca and her mom for taking my friend and I backstage at Anastasia last night! Great job, Nicole!

YBAN founder Lindsay caught a screening of Falsettos last night! Congrats to Anthony Rosenthal and the cast on an excellent show.

Alexa Reeves (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) spoke with the Cherry Hill Sun, and Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) talked to StageBuddy, both about Peace, Love and Cupcakes! Read Alexa’s interview HERE and Carrie’s interview HERE.

Milo Manheim (Generation Me) was spotlighted on Theater in the Now! Read the article HERE.

Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos) and his mom talked about how he landed on Broadway with Backstage.com!

Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) will sing Panic! At The Disco tunes at 54 Below on July 25th! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Jete Laurence (Number the Stars) will appear in “The Snowman” this October alongside Michael Fassbender! Find out more:

Congrats to Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars), who appeared in “I Am Homicide” last night on Investigation Discovery!

Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) took over Roundabout’s Instagram account today!

Paul Luke Bonenfant will graduate from School of Rock on July 30th. See him while you can!

After over a year of amazing memories, I will sadly be graduating Horace Green on July 30th. Thank you to every amazing person that I've worked with at the Winter Garden, @itspatrickoneill @lulu.lloyd and @davidruttura for training me and always making sure the show was rocking, @jillavalentine14 @powerpop714 Mellie, Melissa, and every other amazing guardian for keeping me safe and my craziness in check, all of the amazing creative team for making a wonderful show that tells an amazing story, all the crew for keeping the show running smoothly, the stage managers for being awesome bosses , and everyone who has followed and supported me throughout this amazing journey This may be the end of one experience, but it is the beginning of many othersThank you everyone! Sincerely, Paul Luke Bonenfant

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


Casey Nadzam’s Birthday, SCHOOL OF ROCK Swings and Understudies Going On This Week, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Casey Nadzam (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)! We hope you had a great day!

Today through Wednesday, you can catch Chloé Bryan on as Tomika and Ellie Kim on as Madison in School of Rock! Also, Ellie will be on as Shonelle on Friday!

Zoe Wilson and her Play Like a Winner castmates sat with Times Square Chronicles to talk about their show! Read the interview on T2COnline.com.

The teens of Peace, Love and Cupcakes chatted about their show and did the Cupcake Challenge; check it out on BroadwayWiz.com!

Generation Me will have a preview concert at 54 Below on Sunday! Find out more HERE.

Once On This Island is holding an open casting call for African-American girls ages 7-11! Get more details:

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

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SCHOOL OF ROCK at Broadway in Bryant Park, GENERATION ME Coming to NYMF, and more!

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Today at 12:30pm, the kids of School of Rock performed at Broadway in Bryant Park! Watch their performance below or on TheaterMania.com:

Generation Me is coming soon to NYMF, with a cast that includes high school age teens! Find out more on NYMF.org.

Check out pictures from opening night of Assassins at New York City Center on Playbill.com!

The Emmy Award nominations were announced this morning, and many projects featuring our alumni received nominations! Here’s a list:

  • “Stranger Things,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), received 18 nominations including Outstanding Drama Series
  • “This Is Us,” featuring Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King), received 11 nominations including Outstanding Drama Series
  • “Big Little Lies,” featuring young theater critic Iain Armitage, received 16 nominations including Outstanding Limited Series
  • Hairspray Live, featuring Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King), received 7 nominations including Outstanding Special Class Program
  • “The Americans,” featuring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), received 4 nominations
  • “Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors,” featuring Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine), received 1 nomination for Outstanding Television Movie
  • “Once Upon A Sesame Street Christmas,” featuring Kolette Tetlow (Iowa), received 1 nomination for Outstanding Children’s Program

The Creative Arts Emmys will air on September 16th at 8pm EST on FXX, and the Primetime Emmy Awards will occur on September 17th at 8pm EST on CBS. Get the full list of nominations on Emmys.com! Congrats, everyone!

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) is returning to A Bronx Tale this weekend! He will perform July 14th at 8pm, July 15th at 2pm and 8pm, and July 16th at 3pm. Find out more:

Check out Paul Luke Bonenfant‘s (School of Rock) new original song!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, On Your Feet, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, A Bronx Tale, and Miss Saigon!

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Rileigh McDonald Cast in “The Sinner,” Austyn Johnson Books “Team Umizoomi” Role, and more!

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Congratulations to Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), who will recur on “The Sinner” on USA! Find out more:

Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) has booked a role on “Team Umizoomi”! Congrats!

“Stranger Things,” with alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), returns for Season 2 on October 27th!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) is playing Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and more!

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

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New MISS SAIGON Cast Members, Kids Announced for CHASING RAINBOWS Developmental Lab, and more!

Please welcome to Miss Saigon, both as Tam, Elie Rapada and Daniel Shin! Congrats, boys! (Photo credits: Vanessa Brown)

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Lea Mancarella (A Christmas Story tour), Violet Tinnirello, and Ruby Rakos (Billy Elliot) have joined the cast of the developmental lab of Chasing Rainbows! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon) was honored by the Greenburgh Town Board! Get more details on GreenburghNY.com!

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) is in a commercial for Sekisui! Look for the video with “A new frontier” in the thumbnail on Sekisui.co.jp.

This year’s Broadway Flea Market is set for September 24th! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Here’s Amadi Chapata‘s (School of Rock) first vlog! Go subscribe to her channel!

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

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MATILDA JR. Coming from Music Theatre International, Photos and Videos from WAITRESS’s 500th Performance Celebration, and more!

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Music Theatre International is currently developing Matilda Jr., a version of Matilda for schools to perform! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Check out photo coverage from Waitress‘s 500th performance celebration on Playbill.com, as well as a video of the cast:

The cast of Peace, Love and Cupcakes performed at the NYMF preview concert! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

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


Niles Fitch Promoted to Series Regular on “This Is Us,” Emma Howard’s KCAL 9 Interview, and more!

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Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) is now a series regular on “This Is Us”! Find out more on EW.com.

Here’s the interview that Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda) did with KCAL 9 to promote “The Beguiled”!

 
 
 

Watch Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) perform a solo to “Man in the Mirror”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Waitress, Anastasia, and The Lion King!

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Emma Howard Makes Appearances on KCAL 9 and CBS 2, Christopher Convery Served on Student Council, and more!

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Los Angeles fans! Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda) appeared on KCAL 9 at 8:30am, and on CBS 2 tonight! Get more information:

Did you know that Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) served on his school’s student council in addition to his Broadway schedule? Here he is with his certificate:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, School of Rock, Miss Saigon, Frozen, Kinky Boots, 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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Pictures and Videos from the Kids of ON YOUR FEET, MISS SAIGON, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, School of Rock, Waitress, The Lion King, Anastasia, Kinky Boots, A Bronx Tale, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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