THE FERRYMAN Cast Changes, THE LION KING Plays 9000th Performance, and more!

Matilda Lawler will play her final performance of The Ferryman this Sunday to film a movie! Bella May Mordus will take over the role of Honor Carney for the remainder of the show’s run. Also, happy trails to Annie Scarfuto, who played her final performance as Bobby Carney over the weekend!

Congratulations to The Lion King, which plays its 9000th performance tonight! Fun fact: did you know that 109 kids have played Young Simba and Young Nala in the Broadway production’s 20+ year history?

Bruce Yang, whose son Timothy Yang made his Broadway debut in The King and I, passed away unexpectedly. If you wish to donate, please do so HERE.

Congratulations to Dear Evan Hansen, which won BroadwayWorld’s Theatre Fans Choice Award for Best Long-Running Broadway Show! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin (The Miracle Worker), who made her Broadway debut in 2010 at age 13, will present at the Tony Awards on Sunday! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) will reprise the title role of Matilda, which she played on Broadway, at The Muny! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch Abigail Murphy (Dream Street) perform a cover of “Shallow” from A Star Is Born!

Congrats to Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet), who will appear in the In The Heights movie next summer!

Leila Rose Gross (Frozen) is performing in a showcase on June 9th in Rye Brook, NY!

The season premiere of “Dance Moms,” with GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), was last night!

Here’s a clip of Cayen Martin (The Lion King) guest starring on “The Chi” last weekend!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, The Ferryman, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, What the Constitution Means to Me, Beetlejuice, and (YOUNG) at The Green Room 42!

Photo Credit: Jessica Scarfuto




BEETLEJUICE Cast Album Available for Pre-Order, THE FERRYMAN Babies and Backstage Life Featured on NBC New York and American Theatre, and more!

You can now pre-order the cast album of Beetlejuice, scheduled to arrive June 7th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com, and check out a profile of Sophia Anne Caruso in Paper Magazine!

NBC New York spotlighted the babies of The Ferryman and their families! There’s also a backstage peek at the show available on AmericanTheatre.org.

What the Constitution Means to Me is teaming up with The Mayor’s Fund to bring more students to the show! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tomorrow, Cayen Martin (The Lion King) will take part in “I Cancer Vive” in Chicago!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) has been cast as Sarah Crewe in Kids of the Arts’ production of A Little Princess!

YBAN founder Lindsay hung out with the kids of Once On This Island, Matilda, and more at (YOUNG) this weekend! Check out photos below:

(YOUNG) Performs at The Green Room 42 Tonight, YBAN at WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, and more!

Tonight, (YOUNG) returns to The Green Room 42 with performances from the kids of Frozen, Once On This Island, and more! Get more information HERE.

YBAN founder Lindsay saw Best Play Tony Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist What the Constitution Means to Me today!

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









Benjamin Luis McCracken Joins MOJADA at the Public Theater, Serena Parrish Joins NOT EVEN THE GOOD THINGS at Theatre Row, and more!

Congratulations to Benjamin Luis McCracken, who has been cast in the Public Theater’s production of Mojada, playing Off-Broadway this summer! See the full announcement on Broadway.com.

Congrats as well to Serena Parrish, who has joined the cast of Not Even The Good Things Off-Broadway at Theatre Row! She appears alongside alum Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie). Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Rileigh McDonald (Matilda, Good for Otto) is set to lead the upcoming film “Thomasina”! Find out more on Variety.com.

Radio City Christmas Spectacular is holding an open call for the roles of Ben and Patrick for this year’s production! Get more information on Backstage.com.

Emerson Davis (Once On This Island) has been cast in Porgy & Bess at the Metropolitan Opera! Performances begin in September.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me!




WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Wins Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best New Play, Sarah Charles Lewis in OLIVER! at the Atlanta Lyric Theatre, and more!

What the Constitution Means to Me has picked up the Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best New Play! Get the full list of winners on BroadwayWorld.com.

If you’re in Georgia, be sure to see Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) in Oliver! at the Atlanta Lyric Theatre! Get tickets HERE.

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







WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME and THE JUNGLE Win Obie Awards, Jack Stewart Joins THE FERRYMAN, and more!

Congratulations to What the Constitution Means to Me and St. Ann’s Warehouse’s The Jungle, which both received Obie Awards last night! Constitution won for Best New American Play, and the cast and creative team of The Jungle, including Vera Gurpinar and Annika Mehta, received a Special Citation! Check out the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

Congrats to Jack Stewart, the newest Bobby Carney in The Ferryman!

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





Photo Credit: Time Out New York / Ben Delfont







Outer Critics Circle Awards Announced, Kaylin Hedges and Julia Morgan to Play Matilda at Random Farms Kids’ Theater, and more!

Congratulations to The Ferryman, All My Sons, and Beetlejuice on winning Outer Critics Circle Awards today! Get the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

  • Outstanding New Broadway Play – The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Revival of a Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – All My Sons
  • Outstanding Director of a Play (The Lucille Lortel Award) – Sam Mendes for The Ferryman
  • Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical) – David Korins for Beetlejuice
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play – Benjamin Walker for All My Sons

This summer, you can see Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle: The Musical) and Julia Morgan (Anastasia) playing the title role in Matilda with Random Farms Kids’ Theater! Julia is in Cast B and Kaylin is in Cast D. Get tickets HERE!

Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock) is performing in Camp Rolling Hills in Hoboken, NJ, this month!

Check out cast members from Dear Evan Hansen performing at Stars in the Alley!

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) teaches her mom a new dance move ahead of the “Dance Moms” season premiere in this video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, Stars in the Alley, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!


Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

Photo Credit: Audrey Lang

THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Begins Previews, THE PAIN OF MY BELLIGERENCE Closes, Zoe Glick Departs FROZEN, and more!

Happy Mother’s Day from all of us at Young Broadway! Special shout-out to the moms of the incredible kids we’ve seen grace several Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. We salute you for the sacrifices you make for your child to pursue their passions!

Happy first preview to The Secret Life of Bees at Atlantic Theater Company! Break a leg!

Happy Trails to the company of The Pain of My Belligerence at Playwrights Horizons! Congrats on a great run!

Happy Trails as well to Zoe Glick, who plays her final performance as Young Anna in Frozen today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Zoe!

Get your tickets to see Morgan Billings Smith (The Sound of Music) in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee in Connecticut!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Ferryman, What the Constitution Means to Me, The Pain of My Belligerence, The Secret Life of Bees, Waitress, and The Lion King!


Photo Credit: Emilio Madrid-Kuser

Photo Credit: Emilio Madrid-Kuser