“Frozen 2” with Mattea Conforti Out in Theaters, Joshua Turchin Nominated for BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards, and more!

As of yesterday, “Frozen 2,” with Broadway alum Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) as the voice of Young Elsa, is out in movie theaters!

Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie) voices Disney’s new “Frozen 2” talking Anna doll!

Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) is up for a few BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! Be sure to vote HERE.

Here’s the new trailer for “Everything’s Gonna Be Okay,” a brand new Freeform show with Maeve Press (Before Your Very Eyes)!

Check out the newest commercial for Foot Locker with Julian Silva (The Lion King)!

Check out pictures from opening night of A Christmas Carol on BroadwayWorld.com and Broadway.com, as well as portraits from Broadway.com! Also, Jai Ram Srinivasan is featured in The Burn, and he and Sebastian Ortiz are featured together in Today!

Take a look at photo coverage from opening night of The Underlying Chris on BroadwayWorld.com!

Also, check out opening night portraits from The Inheritance on Broadway.com!

The original kids of Frozen attended the launch party for the brand new book How Does the Show Go On?

The cast of Beetlejuice will perform and sign copies of the show’s cast album at Barnes & Noble! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Costume [Inner Voices]) has been cast in Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol, a concert presented by the Actors Fund! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out the trailer for “Hunters,” starring Al Pacino and featuring Chloé Bryan (School of Rock)!

Jesus Del Orden (The Lion King, Kinky Boots) and Sophia Rodriguez (Waitress) were interviewed by NBC!

“Buttons,” the family film with Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine), is now out on digital! A DVD release is set for December 3rd.

“Sydney To The Max,” with Ruth Righi (Really Rosie, School of Rock), has been renewed for a third season ahead of its second season premiere! Get more information on Deadline.com.

Scarlett Sher (Waitress) recorded a voiceover recently! More details to come.

This weekend is your last chance to see for all the women who thought they were Mad! Check out this promotional clip:

for all the women who thought they were Mad at Soho Rep: Introducing Kat Williams and Blasina Olowe from Soho Rep. on Vimeo.

A lineup of alumni will take part in a special panel at BroadwayCon, discussing touring and performing on Broadway in the same show! The panel is set for January 24th at 3pm, followed by an autograph/photo session at 4pm, and will include Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home Broadway & tour, A Little Princess), Adriana Braganza (The King and I Broadway & tour), Amaya Braganza (The King and I Broadway & tour, Annie), Ava Briglia (School of Rock Broadway & tour, The Ferryman, Matilda), Tori Feinstein (Matilda Broadway & tour, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Meliki Hurd (Matilda Broadway & tour), Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables Broadway & tour, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE), Trey Middleton (Matilda Broadway & tour), and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda Broadway & tour, Mrs. Doubtfire, A Christmas Story, Godspell Cast of 2032).

Makayla Joy Connolly (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) is featured in her hometown’s Patch website! Read the article HERE.

Last night, “Switched!” returned to 54 Below with current and former Broadway kids! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Listen to “Christmas Tonight,” a new single from Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), available on all streaming platforms as of yesterday!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Carol and Tina!




THE UNDERLYING CHRIS Opens at Second Stage Theater, Brandon Niederauer Plays on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” and more!

Happy Opening to Nicholas Hutchinson, Isabella Russo, and the company of The Underlying Chris at Second Stage Theater! Break a leg everyone!

Congrats to Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock, Jesus Christ Superstar Live), who played on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” this week!

Cate Elefante (Waitress) is now appearing in an ad for Best Buy!

Check out photos from opening night of The Inheritance on BroadwayWorld.com!

Fiona Morgan Quinn (Frozen) voices the character Girl Hooman in Season 3 of the Universal Kids show “Floogals,” now playing on Universal Kids!

Congrats to Jahi Di’Allo Winston (The Lion King), whose new film “Queen & Slim” will arrive in movie theaters on November 27th!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Underlying Chris, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!




A CHRISTMAS CAROL Opens on Broadway, Broadway and Off-Broadway Kids Cast in John Mulaney Netflix Special, and more!

Happy Opening to Sebastian Ortiz, Jai Ram Srinivasan, and the company of A Christmas Carol! Break a leg, everyone! And check out some clips from the show:

Broadway and Off-Broadway kids and alumni Alexander Bello (The Rose Tattoo, All My Sons), Ava Briglia (The Ferryman, School of Rock, Matilda), Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo), Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo), Suri Marrero (Frozen, The Lion King), Zell Steele Morrow (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie, Fun Home), and Jonah Mussolino (A Bronx Tale) will appear in a Netflix special with John Mulaney! Get more details on Vulture.com.

Beetlejuice will have its own panel at BroadwayCon in January!

Check out highlights from The Rose Tattoo on BroadwayWorld.com!

Laurissa Romain (South Pacific) will play Vanessa in The Green Room 42’s concert version of In the Heights this weekend! Get tickets HERE.

Ruth Righi (Really Rosie, School of Rock) will perform alongside Eric Petersen and Emma Hunton at the Rockwell on December 11th in Los Angeles!

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

Bryan Chan and Layla Capers Debut in THE LION KING, Fina Strazza Guest Stars on “Law & Order: SVU,” and more!

Happy birthday to YBAN’s graphic designer Lizzie! We hope you had a great day!

Congrats to Bryan Chan and Layla Capers (School of Rock), who make their debuts as Young Simba and Young Nala in The Lion King tonight! Break a leg!

Fina Strazza (Animal, Matilda) guest starred on last week’s episode of “Law & Order: SVU” (Update 11/20: She will appear on “Law & Order: SVU” on November 21st)!

Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) will play Elsa in Frozen Jr with Milton Theatre Company in December! Get tickets HERE.

Congrats to alum Sam Primack (Dear Evan Hansen), currently on tour with the show, who has now gone on for all of his tracks: Evan, Jared, and Connor!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, The Inheritance, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

Photo Credit: Emilio Madrid

Ayla Schwartz Voices “Frozen 2” Elsa Doll, Alumni Cast in “Marry Me,” and more!

Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) is the voice of the new Elsa doll in honor of “Frozen 2”!

Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Jaiya Chetram (Really Rosie), Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I), Ryan Foust (Make Believe, Mary Page Marlowe, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), and Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song) will appear in “Marry Me” alongside Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson!

Check out Sebastian Ortiz (A Christmas Carol) and Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol) on Access Hollywood!

Take a look at photos from opening night of The Inheritance on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and A Christmas Carol!






Sofia Pellegrino Cast in MATILDA with Actors Technique NY, “Songs for the World” at 54 Below to Benefit Brazil Foundation, and more!

Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street) has been cast in Matilda with Actors Technique NY, playing this December in Manhattan!

Lots of Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni will perform in “Songs for the World” at 54 Below, to benefit the Brazil Foundation! The concert is created by Julia Lipsztein (Dream Street) and will be hosted by Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) and Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock). Performers will include Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Casey Nadzam (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), and Violet Young (Number the Stars)! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Check out these photos of the cast of Mrs. Doubtfire in rehearsals before their out-of-town tryout–will you be seeing the show in Seattle?

Get into the holiday spirit with the Acapop! KIDS cover of “All I Want for Christmas is You” with Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King)!

Shane Davis (Matilda) recorded this jingle for Creatable World!

And here are pictures from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular and Frozen!

“Switched” at 54 Below on November 22, “A Time to Rock” at The Green Room 42 on November 9, and more!

Alumni including Audrey Bennett (Amelie, Frozen), Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime), Jordan Cole (School of Rock), Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), Katherine Leigh Doherty (Mary Poppins, A Little Night Music), Kathryn Faughnan (Mary Poppins), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street), Kylie Kuioka (Panama Hattie), Ellen Marlow (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), Keaton Whittaker (A Little Night Music), and Brynn Williams (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, In My Life, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 13, Bye Bye Birdie) will take part in “Switched” at 54 Below on November 22nd! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Kids from the Broadway and national tour casts of School of Rock will take part in “A Time to Rock” this Saturday, November 9th, at The Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE.

Willow McCarthy (The Ferryman, 1984, Matilda) and Carly Gold (The Ferryman) will host the “Bringing Broadway ‘To The Stage'” cabaret in January 2020!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dear Evan Hansen, The Inheritance, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Forbidden Broadway!

Ella Rubin Discusses THE ROSE TATTOO with AOL Build, YBAN at ANASTASIA Tour with Broadway alum Lila Coogan, and more!

Ella Rubin stopped by AOL Build to talk about The Rose Tattoo! Watch below:

Yesterday, YBAN founder Lindsay went back to the national tour of Anastasia and got to meet Lila Coogan, who made her Broadway debut as Jane Banks in Mary Poppins as a kid! She is currently starring in the tour as Anya!

Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle) has joined the lineup for “GR42 Sings Disney Villains” on October 25th! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and The Inheritance!







Kids’ Night On Broadway and Kayla Mak on “World of Dance” Tonight, Bid on BEETLEJUICE Tickets and a Meet-and-Greet with Sophia Anne Caruso, and more!

Kids’ Night On Broadway is tonight!

Also tonight, catch Kayla Mak (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) competing on “World of Dance”!

You can bid on tickets for Beetlejuice and a meet-and-greet with Sophia Anne Caruso! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Joy Kate Lawson (A Little Princess) has a brand new single out now called “All 4 Nothing”!

Eric A. Walker Jr. (Kinky Boots) returned to his hometown of Tampa to honor his teacher on Bay News 9!

And here are pictures from the kids of Anastasia, Frozen, and Waitress!