Paul Luke Bonenfant on for Billy in SCHOOL OF ROCK, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin on Lip Sync Battle, and more!

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Paul Luke Bonenfant will be on as Billy in School of Rock on May 23rd and 24th!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) will be on Lip Sync Battle at 10pm this Thursday on Spike! Watch their pre-show interviews, as well as a sneak peek at Caleb’s performance, below:

Take a look at pictures of Audrey Bennett playing Young Amelie in Amelie HERE, as well as video of the show’s final curtain call HERE!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Waitress, On Your Feet, School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, and The Lion King!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Changes, Eleanor Koski Joins “Alex Inc.” Premiere Episode, and more!

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Congratulations to Demi Singleton, Sophia Kekllas, and Michael Cascetta, who will all make their Broadway debuts in School of Rock! Congrats also to Ruth Righi, who will move from playing Sophie to Marcy in the show!

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) will appear on the premiere episode of “Alex Inc.” on ABC this fall! Congrats, Ella!

The cast of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will sell cookies at Schmackary’s tomorrow from 5-7pm for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS! Get more details on BroadwayBakes.com. Also, Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) was at Schmackary’s yesterday for Broadway Bakes!

It’s time to vote in BroadwayWorld’s Theater Fans’ Choice Awards! Vote HERE.

Check out videos from A Bronx Tale performing at Barnes & Noble on Playbill.com!

Shane Davis (Matilda) is featured in ACT Magazine! Check it out:


Audrey Bennett (Amelie) is featured as part of “Humans of Amelie”!


And here are pictures from the kids of Amelie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Miss Saigon, and The Lion King!

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YBAN’s Lindsay Sees Douglas Baldeo in THE BODYGUARD Tour, Ella Dane Morgan Takes Over BwayDaily, and more!

YBAN’s founder Lindsay caught up with alum Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots) in Los Angeles, as well as Kevelin B. Jones III; they alternate in the tour of The Bodyguard!

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) took over @BwayDaily on Instagram today!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, Waitress, Amelie, and On Your Feet!

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“Anne of Green Gables” Feat. Miranda McKeon Streaming on Netflix, Live TV Adaptation of A CHRISTMAS STORY, and more!

“Anne of Green Gables,” featuring Miranda McKeon (Little Miss Sunshine), is streaming on Netflix now!

Fox has announced that it will produce a live TV adaptation of A Christmas Story this December! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Here’s Bonale Fambrini (The King and I) performing “Try Me” at Tunes in Times Square!

Listen to this new single featuring Gianna Harris (School of Rock)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, The Lion King, Waitress, Miss Saigon, and On Your Feet!

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IF I FORGET and ANASTASIA Win Outer Critics Circle Awards, “Stranger Things” Wins Show of the Year, and more!

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Congratulations to If I Forget and Anastasia, which both won Outer Critics Circle Awards! If I Forget won for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play and Anastasia won for Outstanding Projection Design. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Congrats to alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), whose show “Stranger Things” won Show of the Year at the MTV Movie & TV Awards!

Lots of our featured shows and kids have been nominated for Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Here they are:

  • Favorite New Musical: Amelie, Anastasia
  • Favorite Musical Revival: Falsettos, Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George
  • Favorite Long-Running Show: Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Waitress
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical: Christian Borle for Falsettos, Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical: Christy Altomare for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford for Sunday in the Park with George, Phillipa Soo for Amelie
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Musical: Ramin Karimloo for Anastasia, Derek Klena for Anastasia, Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Musical: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
  • Favorite Funny Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos, John Bolton for Anastasia, Christian Borle for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Favorite Diva Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: Christy Altomare and Derek Klena for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George, Christian Borle and Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male): Jon Jon Briones for Miss Saigon; Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, and Ryan Sell for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Anthony Rosenthal for Falsettos
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female): Savvy Crawford for Amelie, Eva Noblezada for Miss Saigon
  • Favorite Replacement (Male): Todrick Hall for Kinky Boots
  • Favorite Replacement (Female): Sara Bareilles for Waitress, Jenna Ushkowitz for Waitress
  • Favorite Tour: Fun Home, currently starring alum Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess)

Congrats to Jake, Ryan, Ryan, Anthony, Savvy, Ali, and all the kids in these shows! Get more details about the nominations on Broadway.com.

Check out Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars) performing “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” at Tunes in Times Square!

Here’s Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), and Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock) performing “Don’t Do Sadness/Blue Wind” from Spring Awakening at Tunes in Times Square!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, A Bronx Tale, Once, On Your Feet, The Lion King, The King and I, Anastasia, and Waitress, including many from Tunes in Times Square!

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Tunes in Times Square Today, DREAM STREET Kids Book HBO Episode, and more!

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Tunes in Times Square took place from 10am-6pm today in Times Square, featuring lots of YBAN kids! Congratulations!

Congrats to Emily Glick (Dream Street), Kaylin Ponce (Dream Street), and Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), who have all booked an episode of an HBO show! Here they are together:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Waitress, On Your Feet, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Amelie, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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Nala Hamilton’s Birthday, “3 Generations” with Mattea Conforti Out Now, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Nala Hamilton (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day, Nala!

“3 Generations,” featuring Mattea Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), is out now!

Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables) has joined the NBC pilot “Gone”! Find out more:


I'm so excited to be in Pittsburgh and be part of this new project! #Gone #NBC #pilot #blessed

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Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) is now a Presidential Scholar in the Arts! Check her out on the list HERE.

Anastasia has announced a tour! Get more details on Broadway.com.

“Rise,” with Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), Brooklyn Shuck (Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie), and Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), has been picked up! Look for it on NBC, and get more details on Deadline.com.

Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) will guest star on “Bull” on May 23rd on CBS! Find out more:


Amelie has announced that it will close on May 21st. Go see it while you can, and find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out photos from last week’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular auditions:

Take a look at pictures of the School of Rock kids meeting Saving Our Cinderellas on Playbill.com!

Go backstage at On Your Feet on BroadwayBox.com!

According to an Equity casting notice, Shadowlands will play Off-Broadway this fall at Fellowship for the Performing Arts! Get more details on Playbill.com.

The cast of A Bronx Tale will perform at Barnes & Noble! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will open on Broadway on April 22nd, 2018! Find out more on Playbill.com.

The cast album for Iowa, which played Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons, is out now! Give it a listen:

Audrey Bennett received a visit at Amelie from lots of her The Sound of Music national tour castmates! Check out pictures HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Anastasia, On Your Feet, The Lion King, School of Rock, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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Anthony Rosenthal Listed Among BuzzFeed’s Amazing Performances Worth Celebrating, Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations Now Open, and more!

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Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) made it onto BuzzFeed’s list of Amazing Broadway Performances Worth Celebrating! Check it out on BuzzFeed.com.

It’s time to choose the nominees for the Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, and lots of Broadway kids are eligible! Make your selections on Broadway.com.

Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) are both listed among performers from the past ten years who have been snubbed at the Tony Awards, according to BroadwayBox.com!

The new Freaky Friday musical will make its way to the small screen! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Today, Audrey Bennett (Amelie) took over @HamilClips on Instagram! Find out more:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Animal, The Lion King, On Your Feet, Waitress, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Kinky Boots!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to Tour in 2018, Tony Award Nominations Announced Tomorrow, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is heading out on tour in 2018! Get more details on Playbill.com.

You can watch the Tony Award nominations announcement tomorrow morning at 8:30am EST, 5:30am PST! Find out more on TonyAwards.com.

Check out Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) with their “Stranger Things” castmates in the next issue of Emmy Magazine! Read it on People.com.

Take a peek at a two-show day at Amelie on Playbill.com!

Congrats to Lexi Underwood (The Lion King), who guest starred on “Walk the Prank” last weekend! Find out more:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, School of Rock, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, Animal, Waitress, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Lion King, Amelie, and Anastasia!

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IF I FORGET Closes at Roundabout Theatre Company, Mattea Conforti to Guest Star on “Power,” and more!

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Happy Trails to Seth Michael Steinberg and the company of If I Forget, which concluded its run at Roundabout Theatre Company today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Seth. Also, get to know Seth in an interview on BroadwayBox.com!

Mattea Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) will guest star on the upcoming season of “Power” on Starz! The air date of her episode is TBA.

Check out Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) rehearsing for a concert on her Facebook page!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Amelie, Kinky Boots, Waitress, Miss Saigon, and On Your Feet!

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