Friday, October 18, 2019

Roaring success: backstage at The Lion King – in pictures by David Levene

Celebrating 20 years at the Lyceum theatre in London this weekend, the Lion King stage show has been seen by 16 million people. Guardian photographer David Levene was given exclusive behind-…

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

James Monroe Iglehart, Kerry Butler, Andrew Barth Feldman & More Join Disney on Broadway's 25th Anniversary Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

More names have been added to the talent-packed lineup of stars set to perform in Disney on Broadway's upcoming concert Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The previously an…

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

"When Broadway Called" feat. The Lightning Thief by Angela Tricarico

Today on our blog, we welcome some of the ensemblists from The Lightning Thief to Broadway and learn about their journeys to the Great White Way. Izzy Figueroa (U/S Grover, Chiron) …

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BWW TV: Go Inside Rehearsals with the Cast of the FROZEN National Tour!

From the producers of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony-nominated Best Musical, will launch a North American tour this fall, commencing in Schenectady, NY prior to an official open…

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Broadway Grosses: To Kill a Mockingbird Continues to Break Its Own Box Office Record by Lindsey Sullivan

Audiences have less than a month to catch Jeff Daniels in To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway, and they are certainly flocking to the Shubert Theatre to do so before there is a casting chang…

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Photo Coverage: FROZEN's First National Tour Gets Read to Hit the Road!

From the producers of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony-nominated Best Musical, will launch a North American tour this fall, commencing in Schenectady, NY prior to an official open…

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The Butterfly Lion review at Minerva Theatre, Chichester – ‘visually bewitching’ by Bella Todd

Essentially War Horse meets The Lion King, in many ways Michael Morpurgo’s 1996 children’s novel The Butterfly Lion is a theatrical dead

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Monday, October 14, 2019
Friday, October 11, 2019

London Production of The Lion King Will Give Away 2,000 Free Tickets by Andrew Gans

The hit production at the Lyceum Theatre will soon celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

See The Lion King Star Bradley Gibson Backstage Preparing to Tell the 'Incredibly Human' Story of Simba by

Go behind-the-scenes and see how Bradley Gibson gets into character as Simba in Disney's The Lion King.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Daveed Diggs In Talks To Join THE LITTLE MERMAID Live Action Remake

It has been reported that Tony Award-winner, Daveed Diggs, is currently in talks to join the cast of Disney's live action remake of The LIon King.

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Quentin Earl Darrington & Will Swenson Join Brooklyn 15th Anniversary Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway veterans Quentin Earl Darrington and Will Swenson will lend their voices to the score of the 2004 Broadway musical Brooklyn at its upcoming 15th anniversary reunion concert. Darri…

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Broadway Grosses: David Byrne's American Utopia Is Burning Up the Great White Way by

American Utopia, the celebrated theatrical concert created by Talking Heads frontman David Byrne, arrived on Broadway this past week to full houses, warm reception and a strong box office. …

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Dancer sues Disney for £80k after allegedly suffering an injury on The Lion King by Matthew Hemley

A dancer is suing Disney for £80,000, claiming her career was ruined when she suffered an injury while working on musical The

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Sunday, October 6, 2019

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth and JD McCrary Sing 'For Good' at the 31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest

Kristin Chenoweth took the stage with The Lion King's JD McCrary at the 31 Nights of Halloween Fan Fest.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

A very special red carpet gala performance of Disney’s The Lion King by Kitty Underwood

The Lion King is holding a gala performance on 19 October in support of the Elton John AIDS Foundation & the Royal Academy of Music. The post A very special red carpet gala performance …

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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Kristin Chenoweth and The Lion King's JD McCrary sing 'For Good' in exclusive clip by Samantha Highfill

No network celebrates Halloween like Freeform. Along with its 31 Nights of Halloween programming — complete with A LOT of showings of Hocus Pocus — the network puts together a 31 Nights …

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Musician Lebo M: ‘The Lion King is fun. I don’t feel like I’ve been doing it for 25 years’ by Nick Smurthwaite

Born in an apartheid South Africa, with few career prospects, the Grammy-winning musician tells Nick Smurthwaite about his journey from homeless street

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Monday, September 30, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Moulin Rouge! Stays Hot at the Box Office as October Approaches by Lindsey Sullivan

Because they can can can! Moulin Rouge!, the dazzling stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's feast-for-the-eyes film, is truly a spectacular spectacular. The musical, which stars Karen Olivo and…

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Friday, September 27, 2019

Ladders and Snakes by Jess Gow

So. There is an important little sentence that sometimes you just have to say out loud. And some people say it a lot, and some people hardly at all. It can be a tough thing to vocalize, an…

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Jelani Alladin, Sierra Boggess & More to Toast Disney on Broadway at 25th Anniversary Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

A star-studded lineup of performers will lend their voices to the songs of Disney on Broadway's hit musicals at the upcoming concert Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The …

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Broadway Blessing is a Blessing by Laurenyarger

The annual Broadway Blessing ushered in the new season on the Great White Way with song, dance, talk and tributes. Chita Rivera honored Hal Prince. The Actor's Chapel at St. Malachy's was st…

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Freestyle Love Supreme Hip-Hops Its Way to a Strong Box Office by

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail and Anthony Veneziale's high-energy show Freestyle Love Supreme began its highly anticipated Broadway run on September 13. Not only is the improv sensation…

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Friday, September 20, 2019

See The Lion King's Adrienne Walker Become the Fearless Nala by

Go behind-the-scenes and see how Adrienne Walker gets into character as Nala in Disney's The Lion King on Broadway.

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Call Redialed: NEW Robb Sapp Interview: "Little Shop of Horrors" at ACT of CT by Adam Rothenberg

I first met Robb Sapp in 2003 when he was in the original Off-Broadway musical Zanna, Don’t. When I saw him as “Tank,” I was immediately taken in by his superb acting and seductive voc…

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Frozen, Aladdin & The Lion King Celebrate 20 Years of Good Morning America with a Lively Performance by

ABC's Good Morning America has been delighting TV viewers for officially two decades, and what better way to celebrate the morning show's milestone than with a performance from the best of …

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VIDEO: THE LION KING, ALADDIN, and FROZEN Perform Special Mash-Up on GMA

The casts of Disney on Broadway's 'The Lion King,' 'Aladdin' and 'Frozen' took to Times Square on Thursday morning to perform a special mash-up to pay tribute to a?oeGood Morning America's 2…

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