ANATOMY OF A SUICIDE Opens at Atlantic Theater Company, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Closes at York Theatre Company, and more!

Happy Opening to Ava Briglia and the company of Anatomy of a Suicide at Atlantic Theater Company! Break a leg, everyone! Here are some new production photos with Ava:

Happy Trails to Joshua Turchin and the company of Forbidden Broadway, which finished its run at the York Theatre Company earlier this week! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you.

Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Pedro Pan), and Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie) guest starred on tonight’s episode of “New Amsterdam” on NBC!

Congratulations to Willow McCarthy (The Ferryman, Matilda, 1984), who recently booked a feature film alongside tour alum Aubin Bradley (Les Miserables tour)!

Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) will play Karina in Brat TV’s new show “Stage Fright”! Get more details from Girls’ Life.

Sam Poon (The King and I, Macbeth, Runaways), currently in the Broadway-bound Sing Street, is releasing a new album, out February 28th! Pre-save it now wherever you stream music.

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B WITH ME SINGLE ART IS HERE • track drops in eleven days, presave that shit link in bio. This song would not have been possible were it not for all of the amazing musicians and artists that I am surrounded with. I’m forever grateful to them for their time and effort to help finish bringing this song to life. Peep the third slide to hear us play. • • • artwork: @thecampergirls production/guitar/keys/mixing/recording: @spoonuel bass performance: @giansound drums performance/recording: @pfrueh mixed+mastered: @berttheproducer • • • #indieartist #indiemusic #music #synths #electricguitar #guitarist #producer #newrelease #songlyrics #originalmusic #nycartist #nycmusicscene #independentartist #bedroomartist #indierock

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Mateo Lizcano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) performed with his school during Josh Groban’s concert at Radio City Music Hall last weekend!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Flying Over Sunset, Beetlejuice, BroadwayCon, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Sing Street, Medea, Frozen, Caroline, Or Change, Tina, and The Lion King!














Ryan Buggle’s Birthday, Gabriel Amoroso and Malcolm Fuller to Join HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Ryan Buggle (The Inheritance)! We hope you had a great day, Ryan!

Congratulations to Gabriel Amoroso (currently appearing in Medea at BAM) and Malcolm Fuller, who will both make their Broadway debuts in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child this spring!

Here’s the trailer for the new animated feature “Ne Zha,” with Jordan Cole (School of Rock), now playing in select theaters!

Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay got to hang out with alum Victoria Collett (Waitress), along with her sister Francesca and mom Michele, at Bibble & Sip last week!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has joined Andrew Barth Feldman’s (Dear Evan Hansen) “SW: A New(sical) Hope,” happening at 54 Below this Sunday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Kimber Tai Monroe (South Pacific) appeared in a Super Bowl commercial with “Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness! Watch below:

You could win $5 tickets to see Unknown Soldier at Playwrights Horizons! Get more information:

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Enter our #LiveForFive lottery for a chance to buy two $5 tickets to our first preview of Daniel Goldstein and Michael Friedman’s #UnknownSoldierPH on February 14. See below how to enter! … HOW TO ENTER 1) Like this photo ❤️ 2) Follow @phnyc 👉 3) Tag a friend 👫 4) Extra tags count as extra entries, but each friend must be tagged in a separate comment 👥 5) All entries must be in by Thursday, Feb 6 at noon DETAILS Enter for a chance to purchase up to two $5 tickets to the first preview of Unknown Soldier on Friday, February 14 at 8 PM. Entries will be accepted until Thursday, February 6. Winners of the lottery will receive a DM on Thursday, February 6 with instructions on how to book their tickets. One or two tickets may be purchased for $5 each. Unclaimed tickets will be offered to a limited standby list beginning Friday, February 7 on a first-come, first-served basis. … Good luck!

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Ryder Koehle (The Ferryman) modeled for Little Me!

Chinua Baraka Payne (Caroline, Or Change) is the new voice for Lil Dez in a video for Nike!

“Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” a new film with Talia Ryder (Matilda), will arrive in theaters on March 13th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Forbidden Broadway, Beetlejuice, BroadwayCon 2020, Frozen, Medea, The Inheritance, Tina, and Sing Street!

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Kaden Amari Anderson and Jaden Myles Waldman Join CAROLINE, OR CHANGE; MEDEA Extends Through March 8th; and more!

Congratulations to Kaden Amari Anderson and Jaden Myles Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who will make their Broadway debuts in Caroline, Or Change this spring! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Medea has been extended at BAM through March 8th! Go see it if you can.

YBAN founder Lindsay got to see one of Andrew Barth Feldman’s final performances in Dear Evan Hansen last night! You have until Sunday to see him give a beautiful performance in the iconic striped polo.

Today was the first day of BroadwayCon! Here’s a look at what was going on with our featured shows, kids, and alumni:

Anne Frank, a Musical will return Off-Broadway at Actors Temple Theatre and they are casting actresses ages 13+ for the roles of Anne and Margot Frank! Get more details on Backstage.com.

The Public Theater is holding an EPA for the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Cullud Wattah! Get audition information on Playbill.com and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) is taking over our Instagram account on January 25th (this Saturday!) to take you through a day at BroadwayCon! Be sure to check it out! Also, Ella will perform in a benefit for Australia’s fires at The Green Room 42 this Sunday; get tickets HERE.

Mia Sinclair Jenness (Mary Page Marlowe, Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE) is now appearing in a commercial for Steak ‘n Shake!

Dear Evan Hansen is holding its second annual essay contest for juniors and seniors in the greater New York area! Find out more:

“Songs for St. Jude,” with lots of alumni, will now begin at 11am on February 22nd!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Medea, The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Forbidden Broadway!






Photo Coverage from “Matildapalooza,” Madyson Pellegrino in Claritin Commercial, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from “Matildapalooza,” a reunion of all the Broadway Matildas, on BroadwayWorld.com!

Madyson Pellegrino (Dream Street) is in a new Nick At Nite commercial for Claritin! Watch it below:

Check out the final episode of “Looks Not Books,” the Matilda Broadway.com vlog, HERE!

Watch the final curtain for Falsettos on Playbill.com!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) took part in the opening of the Golden Globes! Watch below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Matilda, Falsettos, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and Waitress!

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Akira Golz Joins “Nella the Princess Knight,” BroadwayCon Releases Student Tickets, and more!

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Akira Golz (Matilda) will play the title role in Nick Jr’s newest series “Nella the Princess Knight”! Watch the teaser on NickJr.com. Congrats, Akira!

BroadwayCon has released discounted student tickets! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) and his family talked about taking classes at NYFA! Read the article HERE.

Maddox Elliot (Dream Street) has booked a commercial, and Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street) is on hold for a commercial! Congrats!

Yup! It's a good day! #actorslife #maddoxelliot #bookedit Excited for my friends too!

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Mother of Invention, Falsettos, Matilda, School of Rock, Waitress, and Kinky Boots!

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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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MATILDA Closes, Caleb McLaughlin and Gaten Matarazzo Among Biggest Breakout Stars of 2016, and more!

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Happy Trails to the company of Matilda, which ended its almost four-year run today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) are both listed among the Biggest Breakout Stars of 2016! Read the full list on BuzzFeed.com.

There’s just one day more until our big announcement about the new project we’re launching!

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

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FALSETTOS and RUNAWAYS on Yes Broadway’s Top 10 Theatre Experiences, Matildapalooza Coming Up Soon, and more!

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Keep an eye out for something new we are launching on January 2nd!

Falsettos and Runaways were both included on Yes Broadway’s Top 10 Theatre Experiences list! Check it out HERE.

Matildapalooza is coming up soon! It will take place at 54 Below on January 6th, February 3rd, and February 4th, and it will feature the girls who have starred as the title character in Matilda on Broadway. Here they are rehearsing for the event:

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And here are pictures from the kids of On Your Feet, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, A Bronx Tale, Waitress, and Matilda!

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Announces National Tour, Yahoo’s Best of Theater 2016 List, and more!

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Fiddler on the Roof has announced a national tour, to begin in 2018! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Waitress, She Loves Me, Blackbird, The Crucible, and the Encores Off-Broadway production of Sunday in the Park with George featuring Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) are all on Yahoo’s Best of Theater 2016 list! Check it out on Yahoo.com.

Alexandria Suarez and Eduardo Hernandez talked to NBC News about On Your Feet! Read the interview on NBCNews.com or watch it below:

Here are highlights from the pre-Broadway production of Amelie in Los Angeles!

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

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Photo Coverage from MATILDA Carols for a Cure Recording, Anthony Rosenthal in Music Video, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from the Matilda kids’ recording session for this year’s Carols for a Cure CD on BroadwayWorld.com!

See Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) in a music video for “Kids (Together)” by PRIMME for the #PRIMMELoveProject!

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

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