RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Closes, First Installment of YBAN’s When I Grow Up Interview Series, and more!

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Happy Trails to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which played its final performance today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

We are launching a monthly interview series with YBAN alumni today called When I Grow Up! The first installment is now up on our website; our founder Lindsay chatted with Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) about her Broadway kid days and about Season 2 of “Shadowhunters,” which premiered at 8pm tonight on Freeform! Read the interview HERE.

Watch the final curtain call of Matilda below!

Check out the last curtain call of Fiddler on the Roof below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda, Waitress, School of Rock, and Falsettos!

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National Swing Day, FREAKY FRIDAY To Have World Premiere in Washington DC, and more!

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Happy National Swing Day to all of our past and present swings! We hope we managed to get almost everyone in the tags!

Freaky Friday will make its world premiere at the Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C.! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com! Casting is still TBA.

Cabaret for a Cause is coming to The Poconos in Pennsylvania! Get more information in the picture below:

Check out this PSA from Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) for Free2Luv, an anti-bullying campaign!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Lazarus, Les Miserables, Matilda, Fun Home, The King and I, andKinky Boots!















Bonale Fambrini’s Birthday, KINKY BOOTS and FUN HOME Get New Cast Members, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Bonale Fambrini (The King and I)! We hope you had a great day!

Congratulations to Devin Trey Campbell, who has joined the cast of Kinky Boots as Young Lola! It is Devin’s Broadway debut! Get more information on PlaybillVault.com.

Congratulations to Presley Ryan (The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), who has joined the cast of Fun Home as a “super swing”! It is Presley’s Broadway debut!

Congrats to “Jack of the Red Hearts,” which features Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory) and Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!, The Nether), on winning seven awards at the Golden Door International Film Festival of Jersey City! Check out the awards they won in the Facebook post below:

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Jake Lucas (The King and I) recently attended Broadway Salutes 2015! Check out pictures from the event on TheaterMania.com. Sydney also recently attended an American Theatre Wing gala to honor James Earl Jones! Check out pictures from that on Broadway.com.

Les Miserables has a special ticket offer for fans–“2-4-$60.01”! On October 6th, the London production of the show celebrates its 30th anniversary, and in honor of that, for one day only, you can get two tickets to the show for $60.01! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Niles Fitch (The Lion King) and Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song) guest-starred on “Law & Order: SVU” tonight at 9/8c! Did you catch it? If not, you can check out the promo for the episode below:

If Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) looks familiar, it might be because of this viral video from just a year ago!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, Matilda, The King and I, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!

 

Douglas Baldeo Leaves KINKY BOOTS, BEFORE YOUR VERY EYES Casting Announced, and more!

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Happy Trails to Douglas Baldeo, who has played his final performance as Young Lola in Kinky Boots! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

Full casting for Before Your Very Eyes at the Public Theater has been announced! Congratulations to all those in the cast! You can view it by clicking HERE and scrolling down to the bottom of the page; it is on the right.

The 2016 Tony Awards are set for June 5th, 2016, and the nominations will be announced on April 29th, 2016! Get more information on Broadway.com.

You can catch Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) in God Lives in Glass at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center in Long Island City from October 15th-18th! Break a leg, Josiah!

We now have video footage from “Wunderkind,” featuring Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), and Ashton Woerz (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert)! Check it out below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Matilda, Cabaret for a Cause, Dream Street, Fun Home, Les Miserables, and The King and I!

 

Performance Videos from Sophie Knapp, and Lots of Pictures and Videos!

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Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess) posted some great videos of her performing “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile” and “Maybe” from Annie! Check them out below:

And here are videos and pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Kinky Boots, The King and I, Matilda, and Fun Home!

“Super Wings” Premieres, MATILDA Kids Sing “Frozen”, and more!

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“Super Wings” premiered on Sprout today! Congratulations to Luca Padovan (Newsies), Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular), and Victoria Dennis (Little Miss Sunshine)!

The kids of Matilda sang with Idina Menzel as part of the new song from “Frozen Fever” called “Making Today A Perfect Day”. You can listen to it below!

The King and I will get a cast album that will drop this summer! The release date is TBA.

Sam Poon (The King and I) and Samantha Cutler (Billy Elliot national tour) will star in their new cabaret “Songs of Our Youth”, comprised of songs from their childhood and teen years. Guests will include kids from Billy Elliot, Motown, and more. The cabaret will take place on Apr. 27th at 7pm at Don’t Tell Mama. More info can be found at DontTellMamaNYC.com.

The cast of New York Spring Spectacular will perform on GMA on March 20th! Not sure if the kids will appear, but we’ll keep you posted!

The Shapiro Sisters were interviewed by Playbill.com as part of a special article about showbiz siblings! Read it HERE.

We’ve added bios to our Finding Neverland page. Please go take a look!

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of The Nether, The King and I, The Lion King, Fun Home, Matilda, and New York Spring Spectacular!



Photo Coverage from Opening Night of THE AUDIENCE, Peyton Ella to Appear in “Bound,” and more!

Check out photo coverage from opening night of The Audience, featuring Sadie Sink (Annie) and Elizabeth Teeter (Mary Poppins), on Playbill.com, TheaterMania.com, and BroadwayWorld.com! Congrats to Sadie, Elizabeth, and the rest of the cast on a great opening night!

Congratulations to Peyton Ella (The Sound of Music LIVE), who will begin filming the new movie “Bound” later this week!

Emerson Steele (Violet) will be singing at Shanktunes: A Night of Original Songs by Lynne Shankel at 54 Below on March 22, 2015, at 9:30 pm! Check out the picture below for more information:

Marquise Neal (Kinky Boots) will appear in the upcoming web series “How To Make It Big,” premiering Summer 2015! Congrats to Marquise, and check out a preview below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The King and I, The Lion King, Matilda, The Audience, and Fun Home!

Possible Movie Musical of BILLY ELLIOT, Sneak Peek of FUN HOME, and more!

It was announced today that a movie musical is a likely possibility for Billy Elliot! Get more information in the article on Playbill.com!

Check out this sneak peek from the upcoming Broadway run of Fun Home!

And here are pictures from the kids of Fun Home, New York Spring Spectacular, Matilda, Doctor Zhivago, The Nether, and Kinky Boots!

FISH IN THE DARK Opening Night, Luca Padovan in “Super Wings,” and more!

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Happy opening night to Rachel Resheff and the company of Fish in the Dark! We are wishing “broken legs” to all!

Luca Padovan (Newsies) will play Jett on “Super Wings,” a new series premiering on Sprout on March 14, 2015, at 1:30 pm! Check out the trailer HERE.

Griffin Reese will join the company of Kinky Boots in April 2015 as a vacation swing! Congratulations, Griffin!

And here are pictures from the kids of Iowa, The Lion King, Kinky Boots, Fun Home, Matilda, and New York Spring Spectacular!

MATILDA and LES MIS kids Make Their Debuts, Emily Rosenfeld’s Birthday, and more!

Happy Birthday to Emily Rosenfeld (New York Spring Spectacular, Annie) who turns 11 today! Hope you had a wonderful day!

The new Matilda and Les Miserables kids make their debut this week! Who are the Matilda kids, you ask? They are Noah Baird (A Christmas Story tour), Beada Briglia (A Christmas Story tour), Cole Alex Edelstein, Grace Matwijec (Mother Jones, White Christmas tour), Jack Mullen (Beauty and the Beast tour), GiaNina Paolantonio, and David Rosenthal! Congratulations, everyone! Special wishes to them on their Matilda debuts and special wishes to Eleanor Koski, Athan Sporek, Sam Chuck, and Fabi Aguirre who debut in Les Miserables this week!

Finding Neverland posted new rehearsal footage! Take a look below:

Promo footage from Fish in the Dark is now online! Watch it at TheatreMania.com.

Broadway.com went backstage at Matilda and took some great pictures! View them HERE.

The King and I highlighted Ian Saraceni today! Take a look at his feature at the King and I FB fan page.

Timothy TV Cao (Matilda) will be part of the brand new song from the upcoming “Frozen” short! Get a sneak peek at BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are more pictures from the kids of Les Miserables, The Lion King, King and I, New York Spring Spectacular, Matilda, Fun Home, The Nether, and Kinky Boots!