Thursday Williams’s Birthday, YBAN at Hollywood Bowl’s THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more!

Happy birthday to Thursday Williams (What the Constitution Means to Me)! We hope you had a great day, Thursday!

YBAN founder Lindsay saw Joshua Turchin (The Pill) as Flounder in last night’s fantastic performance of The Little Mermaid at the Hollywood Bowl! There’s one more chance to see it tonight!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Beetlejuice, and The Lion King!








THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES to Offer Daily Digital Lottery, Charlie Tassone Debuts in FROZEN, and more!

The Secret Life of Bees is offering a daily digital lottery! Get more details on TodayTix.com.

Congratulations to Charlie Tassone, who made her Broadway debut last night in Frozen!

Dante Melucci (School of Rock) is going on tour with his band!

The season premiere of “Dance Moms,” with GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), is quickly approaching! Here’s GiaNina showing off her favorite dance move:

Here’s the new teaser trailer for “Evil,” featuring Brooklyn Shuck (The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Tuck Everlasting, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie), coming to CBS!

Sophia Guarnaschelli (Tink!) has joined the lineup for “Shine for the Spines,” a benefit for scoliosis research, happening on May 18th in Riverhead, NY! Get tickets HERE.

If you are an alum of a Broadway show or professional Off-Broadway production (or currently appearing in one!) who’s graduating from high school or college this year, we want to hear from you! Please send us a message through our social media or fill out our form to tell us what your future plans are (if you are graduating from high school) or where you’re graduating from (if you’re graduating from college) so we can recognize you next month!

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




BEETLEJUICE Opening Night Press, Voting Now Open for Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations, and more!

Check out all of the opening night photo and video coverage from Beetlejuice:

Voting to pick the nominees for this year’s Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards is now open! Go vote for your favorites from this season HERE.

Did you tune in to the final season premiere of “The Son” on AMC last night, featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)?

Tonight, Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) competed in the Divisional Finals on “World of Dance”!

Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) attended the Clubbed Thumb’s Gala earlier this week! Take a look at photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

The cast of Dear Evan Hansen recently celebrated the show’s 1000th performance, and BroadwayWorld.com was on hand!

Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess) and Caroline Basu (School of Rock) appear in the first season of “Ramy,” streaming on Hulu now!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Waitress, The Lion King, Beetlejuice, The Ferryman, Frozen, and (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!













Kayla Mak Competing in The Cut on “World of Dance,” Ryder Koehle Departs THE FERRYMAN, and more!

Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) competed in The Cut on “World of Dance” at 8/7c tonight!

Happy Trails to Ryder Koehle, who played his final performance as Bobby Carney in The Ferryman tonight! Congrats on a great run, Ryder!

Tonight, (YOUNG) performed again at The Green Room 42! Get more details HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Ferryman, The Lion King, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Waitress!






New “Beetlejuice” Production Photos, Our Interview with Adrianna Bertola, and more!

New production photos for Beetlejuice have been released! Check out the whole gallery at Broadway World.

In case you missed it, we posted an interview with West End star Adrianna Bertola (Matilda, Les Miserables, The Sound of Music) who’s currently appear on the West End in The Twilight Zone! Read it HERE.

Ryder Koehle will finish up his run with The Ferryman this weekend. Go see him if you can!

TOMORROW: Be sure to stop by the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre where the kids of The Ferryman will be selling baked goods to benefit BC/EFA between 5-6pm! Get more details HERE.

Rosdely Ciprian and Thursday Williams (What the Constitution Means To Me) appeared on The Today Show alongside their co-star Heidi Schreck! Watch the full segment below:

And here are more photos from the kids of The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, The Sccret Life of Bees, and Waitress!










Broadway Alumni Join Film Adaptations of IN THE HEIGHTS and WEST SIDE STORY, Stars in the Alley Lineup Announced, and more!

Congratulations to Gregory Diaz IV (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), who has been cast as Sonny in the upcoming film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Congrats as well to Broadway alumni Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), Julian Elia (Billy Elliot), Myles Erlick (Billy Elliot), David Guzman (Newsies), Jacob Guzman (Newsies), and Talia Ryder (Matilda), who have joined the upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Talia Ryder (Matilda) also just finished filming the feature “Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always”! Get more information on Variety.com.

The lineup for Stars in the Alley next month will include performances from Beetlejuice, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, The Lion King, and Waitress, as well as appearances from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and What the Constitution Means to Me! Get the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie) will play Wanda in Enter Laughing the York Theatre Company Off-Broadway! Get tickets HERE.

The new season of “Dance Moms,” with GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), will premiere on June 4th!

Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) has booked an Equity staged reading and workshop of Spandex the Musical! She also appears in a commercial for U.S. Cellular that is now airing.

Jessica Cherniak (Until Death Do Us Part) guest starred on last weekend’s episode of “God Friended Me”!

Congrats to Elie Samouhi (A Christmas Story Live), who has completed the final season of “Bizaardvark”!

Chris Martinez (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has been cast in the upcoming Disney film “Timmy Failure,” coming soon to Disney+!

What the Constitution Means to Me has been named a finalist for this year’s Pulitzer Prize for Drama! Get the full list HERE.

Good luck to all those who auditioned for the role of Clara at Radio City Music Hall yesterday!

Beetlejuice will offer a digital lottery, and the show’s first trailer has arrived!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Waitress, and Beetlejuice!





Young Broadway Celebrates 9 Years, Jenna Weir to Depart FROZEN, and more!

Young Broadway was born on this day in 2010! We’re so honored to have spent nine years on the internet celebrating the young stars of professional New York theatre. Thank you everyone for your continued support!

Jenna Weir will play her final performance as Young Elsa in Frozen on May 11th. Go see her if you can!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, What the Constitution Means to Me, Waitress, and The Lion King!






WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Opens on Broadway, ANASTASIA Plays Final Performance, and more!

Happy opening to Rosdely Ciprian, Thursday Williams, and the company of What the Constitution Means to Me, which begins Broadway performances tonight! Break a leg!

Happy trails to Delilah Rose Pellow, Anika Lore Hatch, and the company of Anastasia, which plays its final Broadway performance today. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you both; congrats on a great run!

YBAN founder Lindsay saw 5-Star Theatricals’ production of Matilda in Thousand Oaks, CA, today, featuring Marcello Silva (A Christmas Story Live)!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) chatted about her dog with BroadwayWorld.com, and shared 10 fun facts with JustJared.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Waitress, Anastasia, The Ferryman, The Lion King, Beetlejuice, and Frozen!













Lianah Sta. Ana Performs in 54 Sings Alanis Morissette Tonight, Chris Martinez in School Production of EVITA, and more!

Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) performed in 54 Sings Alanis Morissette tonight! Get more details at 54Below.com.

Chris Martinez (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will play Che in his school’s production of Evita! Get tickets HERE.

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock) and Aubrey Omari Joseph, both alumni of The Lion King on Broadway, ran into each other while meeting the press at SXSW!

Once alumni Eliza Holland Madore (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Matilda), Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem), and Sophie Knapp (Dream Street, A Little Princess)–three generations of Ivankas from the show–posed together at the recent Now & Then cabaret!

And here are pictures from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Beetlejuice, and The Lion King!




Riley Summer Perler’s Birthday, “On My Block” with Brett Gray to Return to Netflix for Second Season, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Riley Summer Perler (Waitress), who turned five a couple of days ago! We hope you had a great day, Riley!

“On My Block,” featuring Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), will return to Netflix in March for a second season! Get more details HERE, but be warned, the article includes spoilers!

Good luck to this year’s Oscar nominees, including “Mirai,” which features Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)!

Tonight, the current and former kids of Broadway are joining together to sing tunes from film, TV, Broadway, and more! Get tickets HERE.

Tickets are still available for Kids’ Night On Broadway, which occurs on February 26th! Bring a child to the theatre for free with a full-priced adult tickets. Get more details HERE!

Watch Sydney Chan (The King and I tour, A Christmas Story tour) and Joshua Turchin (The Pill) perform a mashup of “In My Dreams” and “Santa Fe” at the latest installment of The Early Night Show!

The next (YOUNG) is one week from tonight! Get your tickets HERE.

Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) has joined the lineup for 54 Sings Alanis Morissette! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Listen to “We Become,” a new song from Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), on iHeart.com!

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) recently modeled for Broadway Kids Dancewear!

If you’re in Utah, get your tickets for Bonanza, featuring Carly Rose Sonenclar (Wonderland, Les Miserables), on BonanzaCampout.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, What the Constitution Means to Me, and Anastasia!