New MISS SAIGON Cast Members, MISS SAIGON and SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE to Offer Rush Tickets, and more!

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Congratulations to Brandon Pereyra and Samuel Li Weintraub, who have joined the cast of Miss Saigon as Tam!

Miss Saigon has announced that the production will offer rush tickets! Get more details on TheaterMania.com. In addition, Sunday in the Park with George has announced that they will continue to offer rush tickets through the end of their run! Find out more, also on TheaterMania.com.

Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has booked a voiceover commercial!

Get a sneak peek at The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons on TheaterMania.com!

We hope everyone attending Kids’ Night On Broadway has a great time!

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) makes peanut butter cups with her sister in this Broadway Bakes video!

Watch Dylan Boyd (Finding Neverland) sing at a Madison Square Garden halftime show!

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

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BroadwayCon Kid Panel Announced, HAIRSPRAY LIVE Press Photos, and more!

The participants on the Kids of Broadway panel for BroadwayCon have been announced! Ava Briglia (Matilda), Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Heidi Gray (Annie tour), Jake Lucas (The King and I, Newsies), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), and Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie) will all be panelists. Find out more on Playbill.com or in the Instagram below:


Check out pictures from the Hairspray Live press junket on Hollywood.com!

The kids of Broadway recorded a song to promote anti-bullying! More details to come; here’s a picture of them in the recording studio:

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will release a holiday EP! Find out more:


It's that time of the year! So, let's share some music and joy with the whole family! My debut holiday mini- EP, LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS is available for pre-order on iTUNES 11/24 THANKSGIVING DAY! Full release date on December 8th!! #lovefortheholidays Photo by @madworksphoto @kevinajoseph @sormusical @microbloggingchloe @abrightmonster @jerseysullivan @thejeannieshow @natalielewisdesign @treywhitfieldschool @madworksphoto @cojomoto @youngbwaynews @akilaworksongs @fairweatherfaces @magickaleva @andrewlloydwebber @aclassactny @adowaohenma @adriandances @arianagrande @jennaortega @aubreylynch @officialsierraboggess @maddiebaillio @thebobbimackenzie @lightskinn_simba @luke_bonenfant @briannhira @bwayserves @gilglenn @photobloggingdee @douglasbaldeo @jeroboamb @realestatetray @funeral_fab @blackgirlsrock @officialbroadwayworld @brunomars @lumumbabandele @beyonce

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, Falsettos, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda, The Lion King, School of Rock, and Hairspray Live!

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Updated YBAN Alumni Database, Taylor Richardson in “Easy Living,” and more!

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Check out our new and improved Broadway kid alumni database! With more than 600+ kids on the website since our launch in 2010, we’ve compiled a searchable database to keep up with their projects. Users can search by name and by show. If your child is not listed but is an alum of ours, contact us with the following:

  • Two headshots (one during their time on Broadway and a current one)
  • Non-theatre projects completed since their Broadway or Off-Broadway debut. These projects include film, TV, music, and commercials!

Congrats to Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), who will appear in the film “Easy Living”! Get more details on IMDb.com.

Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street) has booked a role on “Super Wings”! Find out more:

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

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Follow YBAN Alumni on Kids on Tour, FALSETTOS Announces Online Lottery, and more!

Lots of our alumni are going on tour or are already performing in national tours! Follow their adventures on the road at our sister site Kids on Tour! These alumni include:

  • Amanda Swickle (Tink!), who will be performing in Annie as Pepper
  • K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King), who will be performing in A Christmas Story as Nancy
  • Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), who will be performing in Fun Home as Small Alison
  • Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots), who will be performing in The King and I as Louis Leonowens
  • Adriana Braganza (The King and I), who will be performing in The King and I as a Royal Child
  • Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), who will be performing in The King and I as a Royal Child
  • Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), who is currently performing in The Sound of Music as Louisa
  • Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), who is currently performing in The Sound of Music as Marta

Falsettos has announced that it will have an online lottery! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

The Tony Awards ceremony has been set for June 11, 2017, with nominations being announced on May 2, 2017! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Watch Gregory Diaz (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) rap with Hamilton star Javier Muñoz at Broadway Flea Market in the video below!

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

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A BRONX TALE Casting Announced, GoFundMe from Giuseppe Bausilio, and more!

Hudson Loverro (Kinky Boots tour, Ragtime on Ellis Island) and Athan Sporek (Les Miserables, A Day by the Sea) have joined the cast of A Bronx Tale! Hudson will play Young Calogero, and Athan will be the alternate for Young Calogero. Congrats, boys! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Alum Giuseppe Bausilio (Newsies, Billy Elliot), who has appeared in Aladdin and Cats on Broadway since, and is supposed to be in the cast of Hello, Dolly! next year, needs your help! Take a look at his GoFundMe page for his medical expenses HERE.

BroadwayWorld has a ton of coverage from Broadway Flea Market! Check out photos of the booths HERE, and pictures from the autograph table including Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) HERE. Finally, you can watch a video of all the booths you may have missed below or HERE!

“The Women’s Bathroom Project,” a new film featuring Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars), will screen next month in New York! Find out more in Alyssa’s Facebook post:

“Containment,” featuring Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies), is coming to Netflix on October 21st! Get more information on Inquisitr.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of The King and I, Les Miserables, Matilda, Billy Elliot, Fun Home, School of Rock, Waitress, and On Your Feet!

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Gabriella Pizzolo and Grace Capeless Cast in “Beaches” Remake, LYRICS FOR LIFE Coming Up Soon, and more!

Congratulations to Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) and Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), who have both been cast in the upcoming movie remake of “Beaches”! Gabby will play Young CC, the younger version of Idina Menzel’s character, and Grace will play Young Hillary, the younger version of Nia Long’s character. Find out more on TVLine.com!

Get your tickets now for Lyrics for Life, which is Saturday, September 10th; they’re going fast! Get more details HERE.

Hear Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) sing from The Lion King on EW.com!

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

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Kevin Tellez’s Birthday, LYRICS FOR LIFE Coming Up Soon, and more!

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Happy birthday to Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet)! We hope you had a great day, Kevin!

Get your tickets for Lyrics for Life now! It’s almost sold out. It will feature Oona Laurence (Matilda), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting), Christie Kim (The King and I), Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Peyton Ella (The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Ethan Haberfield (Mary Poppins), Frenie Acoba (Runaways, Matilda), Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), Chris Sumpter (Runaways, Matilda), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Stephen Sayegh (A Little Princess), and more to be announced! Find out more on the Facebook event.

Anthony Rosenthal‘s Broadway debut in Falsettos is featured on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, School of Rock, Fun Home, Les Miserables, Kinky Boots, Matilda, Falsettos, and The Lion King!


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Alessandra Baldacchino Performing at Broadway in Chicago, A Parents Guide to Broadway Workshop, and more!

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Check out this video of Alessandra Baldacchino performing “Ring of Keys” and “Flying Away” with her Fun Home castmates at the Broadway in Chicago concert last week!

Don’t forget to sign up HERE for the “A Parents Guide to Broadway” workshop! The deadline is September 1st.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, Fun Home, School of Rock, Matilda, and A Day by the Sea!

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Pictures and Videos from SCHOOL OF ROCK, ON YOUR FEET, WAITRESS, and more!

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Waitress, Matilda, Fun Home, and Les Miserables!

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YBAN at LES MISERABLES, Pictures and Videos from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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YBAN’s Emily saw the matinee of Les Miserables today, with Brooklyn Shuck (Annie, Matilda, Tuck Everlasting) as Little Cosette, Mia Sinclair Jenness (Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE) as Young Eponine, and Sean Reda (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) as Gavroche. Great job, guys!

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Fun Home, On Your Feet, Matilda, and Waitress!

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