YBAN at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin on 20/20 Tonight, and more!

YBAN’s Emily and I had a great time seeing Nerghiz Sarki perform in Fiddler on the Roof last night! Awesome job, Nerghiz! We hope you enjoy the rest of the show’s run!

Tonight, Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) appeared on “20/20” on ABC! Get more details:

School of Rock will take part in an Andrew Lloyd Webber celebration on December 22nd on “Good Morning America”! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Holiday Inn will be livestreamed in January! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Hairspray Live is now on DVD! Get more details about how to order it on Amazon.com.

Watch Sammy Ramirez find out that he got cast in School of Rock in the video below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, A Bronx Tale, and The Lion King!

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“Stranger Things” Up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series, Broadway Shines on GMA Today, and more!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and the cast of “Stranger Things” are up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series at the SAG Awards! Congratulations! Check out a clip of Gaten, Caleb, and some of their castmates celebrating:

This morning at 8:30am, lots of Broadway kids appeared on “Good Morning America” with Broadway Shines for their annual coat drive! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

A Day by the Sea is on the Wall Street Journal’s Best Theater of 2016 list! Check out the full list on WSJ.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) and her dad appear in this sweet video for The Scene!

Watch video from Broadway Sessions featuring the boys of Radio City Christmas Spectacular below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) took part in the music video “Y Sentirás Mi Amor”! Watch it here:

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

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Amadi Chapata’s Birthday, New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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Happy birthday to Amadi Chapata (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Amadi!

Congratulations to Ruth Righi and Sammy Ramirez, who both make their Broadway debuts in School of Rock! Find out more:


Yassssssss!!!! So pumped to be apart of the sor fam!!!!! I had the best opening night and will never forget it

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Lots of Broadway kids will appear on “Good Morning America” tomorrow morning at 8:30am with Broadway Shines as a part of GMA’s Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Drive! The coat drive ambassadors include alumni Makenzi Rae Fischbach (Billy Elliot), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), and Mary Stewart Sullivan (Enron, A Little Princess). Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet), Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) are also confirmed to be appearing tomorrow. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s the newest trailer for “The Son,” which features Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)!


Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) has joined the staged reading of Once On This Island! She will play Little Ti Moune. Get more details:

Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street) has booked the pilot of “Jambo’s Journey”! She will play the role of Sophia. Find out more:


The kids of School of Rock and Kinky Boots met Bruno Mars and Kevin Costner recently! Check out the pictures on Playbill.com.

The cast of Falsettos will live stream their cast album listening party! Get more information:


Sunday in the Park with George is coming back to Broadway! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Watch the episode of “Blue Bloods” that features Julian Silva (The Lion King) and Leon C. Outlaw Jr. (Motown) on CBS.com!

“Christmas All Over Again,” featuring Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), is out now! Here’s a trailer:

Here’s video of Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) performing at Madison Square Garden!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Hairspray Live, School of Rock, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and Fiddler on the Roof!

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Luca Padovan and Gabby Gutierrez Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, “The Toycracker” on ABC Tonight, and more!

Happy Trails to Luca Padovan (Newsies) and Gabby Gutierrez, who both play their final performances in School of Rock tonight! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Gabby and Luca!

Tonight, catch Isabella Russo (School of Rock) in “The Toycracker” during “Frozen,” which begins on ABC at 8pm! Find out more:


Don't miss #TheToycracker premiere TONIGHT 8/7c on @abc during #Frozen! #JohnLegend #ChrissyTeigen

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

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Shahadi Wright Joseph’s EP Out Today, Brandon Niederauer on Good Day New York, and more!

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Shahadi Wright Joseph’s (Hairspray Live) holiday EP is out now! You can get it on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and cdBaby! Also, NBC released pictures from last night’s broadcast of Hairspray Live and you can view them at Playbill.com. And if you missed the broadcast or want to watch it again, you can watch it in its entirety below as well as watch highlights feat. Shahadi!

 

Last night NBC gave us a sneak peek at their next live musical Bye Bye Birdie! You can watch the teaser HERE.

Congrats to Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) who performed on both Good Day New York and at the Iridium today! We’re looking for clips from both so stay tuned!

If you visit KidsFootLocker.com, you can catch Meliki Hurd (Matilda) on the front page in a few print ads!

If you missed Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) on “Code Black”, you can watch her full episode at CBS.com!

Sophia Gennusa (Matilda) is doing a few concerts up in Westchester County in NY Dec. 20-22! Get more details here:



Austyn Johnson‘s (Matilda, Dream Street) new short Film “Alehia” now has a trailer! Watch below:

Jeremy Villas (Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) appeared in this Bottle Flipping Challenge video for Nickelodeon! Watch here:

We have a clip from last weekend’s Jingle Jam, hosted by Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Sound of Music) and Jamie Mann (Camp Rolling Hills). Take a look below:

 

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of School of RockMatilda, and Waitress!


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HAIRSPRAY LIVE Tonight, Photo Coverage from SCHOOL OF ROCK’s One-Year Anniversary, and more!

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Hairspray Live was tonight on NBC! Congratulations to Shahadi Wright Joseph and the cast! We are so proud of you, Shahadi!

YBAN live-Tweeted during Hairspray Live tonight! Check out our Tweets from tonight on @YoungBwayNews!

Check out a feature on Shahadi on JustJared.com! Also, find out who Shahadi used to have a poster of in this video!

Watch Shahadi and her castmates show off their Hairspray Live trivia on EOnline.com!

Check out photo coverage from the celebration of School of Rock‘s one-year anniversary on Playbill.com and Broadway.com!

Watch highlights from Gypsy of the Year, including The Lion King, below!

Nerghiz Sarki will take part in a talkback at Fiddler on the Roof on December 15th! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fiddler on the Roof, Kinky Boots, Hairspray Live, On Your Feet, The Lion King, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Falsettos, and Waitress!

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Bobbi MacKenzie Departs SCHOOL OF ROCK, WAITRESS and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Up For Grammys, and more!

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Happy Trails to Bobbi MacKenzie, who played her final performance in School of Rock tonight! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Bobbi!

Congratulations to the companies of Waitress and Fiddler on the Roof! Both shows’ albums were nominated for Grammys! Get more details on Billboard.com.

The Crucible and Falsettos landed on the New York Times’ Best Theater of 2016! Check out the full list on NYTimes.com.

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) is in a new commercial for Reese’s! Find out more:


Check out a mini-documentary about School of Rock on Broadway.com!

“The Toycracker,” a mini-musical featuring Isabella Russo (School of Rock), will premiere this Sunday during “Frozen” on ABC at 8pm! Also, look out for this Target ad featuring Isabella in magazines!


Tickets for Kids’ Night On Broadway are available now! Participating shows include A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Waitress. Get more information on Playbill.com!

“The Son,” featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), will premiere in March! Watch a trailer:

The first trailer for “Transformers 5,” featuring Isabela Moner (Evita), is out now! Watch it on JustJaredJr.com.

School of Rock celebrates their 1-year anniversary today! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) will remain in Matilda reprising the title role through the end of the show’s run! Get more details in her Instagram post:


I'm so excited!💘💘I'm going to be in Matilda through the end!🎤🎭💃🏻❤️

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Here’s Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) singing “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King”!

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



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A BRONX TALE Opening Night Photo Coverage, Gypsy of the Year Performers Announced, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from opening night of A Bronx Tale on Broadway.com, Playbill.com, and TheaterMania.com! Also, check out BroadwayWorld’s photos of opening night bows and the after party!

Fiddler on the Roof, The Lion King, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Waitress, and some of the Falsettos stars will all perform and appear at this year’s Gypsy of the Year competition on December 5th and 6th! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Check out the current leading ladies of Matilda chatting about Broadway with former child actor and Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan (The Secret Garden) below or on TheaterMania.com!

Leah, The Forsaken will open Off-Broadway in February! Find out more on MetropolitanPlayhouse.org.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Hairspray Live, School of Rock, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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HAIRSPRAY LIVE and WAITRESS on Macy’s Parade, SCHOOL OF ROCK and ON YOUR FEET on CBS Parade, and more!

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Watch the full performances of Hairspray Live and Waitress from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at Waitress‘s performance, below!

On Your Feet and School of Rock both performed during the CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade this morning; watch their performances below!

Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots) appeared on the “Sesame Street” float at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade today! Check out a picture below:


Check out an extended trailer for Hairspray Live featuring Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King) on BroadwayWorld.com or below!

Pre-orders for Shahadi Wright Joseph‘s holiday EP start today on iTunes! Get more details in her Facebook post:

Get details about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade using an interactive website!

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


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Austyn Johnson Departs MATILDA, “Maze Runner: The Death Cure” Out January 2018, and more!

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Happy Trails to Austyn Johnson, who played her last performance as Amanda in Matilda today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Austyn!

“Maze Runner: The Death Cure,” featuring Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), comes out on January 12, 2018! Find out more on IMDb.com.

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

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