Thursday, August 22, 2019

Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway Concert to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Adam Hetrick

The one-night-only concert at the New Amsterdam Theatre will feature songs from Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Newsies, and more.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Character Study Is Back! Get an Inside Look at Disney on Broadway With a New Season of the Emmy-Nominated Docuseries by is offering a closer look at Disney Theatricals with a special season of its popular Emmy-nominated docuseries Character Study. The weekly nine-part series will follow differ…

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Fall Openings: Are They Really That Bad? by JK

The Lightning Thief opens this fall Just over a year ago, when we had a spate of summer openings, I ran the numbers for long-running Broadway shows (HERE), and despite all three musicals tha…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Catch The Cher Show, Pretty Woman & King Kong One Last Time by Lindsey Sullivan

It was a bittersweet week on Broadway as The Cher Show, Pretty Woman and King Kong all played final performances on August 18. Audiences packed into the Neil Simon, Nederlander and Broadway …

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Fashion Institute of Technology to Display New Looks for Disney on Broadway's Leading Ladies by Emily Selleck

Fashion students from around the world will create contemporary looks for the likes of Frozen's Anna and Elsa, Aladdin's Jasmine, and The Lion King's Nala.

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Friday, August 16, 2019

London Calling with Imogen Lloyd Webber: Tony Nominee Tom Sturridge Talks Sea Wall/A Life and His The Lion King Dreams by

Imogen Lloyd Webber sits down with Sea Wall/A Life star and Tony nominee Tom Sturridge to talk about his emotional monologue and wanting to be an elephant leg in The Lion King. 

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Monday, August 12, 2019

Broadway Grosses: The Prom Goes Out on Top, Reaching All-Time High at the Box Office by Andy Lefkowitz

Everyone was going to prom this past week, as the Tony-nominated smash-hit musical played to packed houses in its final set of performances at the Longacre Theatre. The celebrated musical re…

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

Jesus Christ Superstar 50th Anniversary Tour to Star Aaron LaVigne, James Delisco Beeks & Jenna Rubaii by Eric King

The upcoming North American tour of Jesus Christ Superstar has announced its full cast! Aaron LaVigne (Spider Man: Turn Off The Dark, Rent), James Delisco Beeks (Kinky Boots, Aida) and Jenna…

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Friday, August 9, 2019

VIDEO: Get a Backstage Look at THE LION KING Bringing Its Giraffe To Life

The smash hit musical The Lion King has been showing audiences the circle of life for a remarkable twenty-one years on Broadway, and now the show is giving us a look backstage at the product…

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Behind-the-Scenes of the Giraffe from “Circle of Life” by Broadway Direct

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the giraffe puppet from “Circle of Life.” The Lion King continues ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world, with a worldwide gross…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Jesus Christ Superstar 50th Anniversary Tour to Star Aaron LeVigne, James Delisco Beeks & Jenna Rubaii by Eric King

The upcoming North American tour of Jesus Christ Superstar has announced its full cast! Aaron LaVigne (Spider Man: Turn Off The Dark, Rent), James Delisco Beeks (Kinky Boots, Aida) and Jenna…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Kat Griffin: Trans and Non-Binary Actors to Know by Angela Tricarico

Interview by Anna Altheide Kat Griffin (Photo by THEGINGER3BEARDMEN for The Ensemblist) …

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Broadway’s Aladdin Adds Monday Performances to Weekly Schedule by Andrew Gans

Disney’s Frozen and The Lion King have also adjusted their playing schedules.

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ALADDIN Adds Monday Performances; FROZEN and THE LION KING Get New Schedules

Disney Theatrical Productions has announced new fall schedules for all three of its current Broadway productions.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Moulin Rouge! Sets New Box Office Record by

Moulin Rouge! is gaining strong momentum in the kickoff to its main-stem run. The splashy new musical surpassed its own box office record this past week, with an intake of $1,987,914.00, pa…

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Will You Rule ‘The Lion King’ Musical Lyric Challenge? by Kailey Hansen

The post Will You Rule ‘The Lion King’ Musical Lyric Challenge? appeared first on Theatre Nerds.

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Sunday, August 4, 2019

5 Debut Questions - The Lion King's Joe Rivera by Angela Tricarico

Joe Rivera This week, we welcome The Lion King’s Joe Rivera to the Main Stem and learn about his journey toward making his Broadway…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

THE LION KING is Fourth Disney Film to Cross $1 Billion This Year

Disney's The Lion King crossed the billion-dollar mark after less than three weeks in theaters this past weekend, according to Variety.

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Exclusive: Check Out Heather Headley and Christopher Jackson in Disney’s The Lion Guard by Olivia Clement

The pair, who performed together on Broadway in The Lion King, reunite to sing a duet in the animated spinoff.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Jake Gyllenhaal & Tom Sturridge Play to Sold-Out Crowds as Sea Wall/A Life Begins Main-Stem Run by

The moving two-hander Sea Wall/A Life made a splash at Broadway's Hudson Theatre this weekend as performances kicked off. The sobering pair of monologues, performed by Jake Gyllenhaal and T…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and More to Offer Autism-Friendly Performances by Ruthie Fierberg

The 2019–2020 Broadway season will feature adjusted performances of Wicked, The Lion King, and more made possible by TDF.

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Sunday, July 28, 2019

ICYMI: Watch Bryant Park Get Disney-fied with Performances from FROZEN, ALADDIN & THE LION KING!

Not in NYC to enjoy the performances? Stuck in the office for your lunch break? Fear not! BroadwayWorld was there to stream the whole presentation this afternoon. Check back here or follow u…

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Saturday, July 27, 2019

THE LION KING Tops Box Office For Second Weekend, Bringing in $22.3 Million Friday

According to Variety, Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King has reigned supreme at the box office for the second weekend, bringing in $22.3 million in Friday's domestic ticket sales.

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BWW Album Review: THE LION KING Remake Takes Its Place in the Circle of Musical Life

While The Lion King's updated soundtrack doesn't quite roar to life, it does manage to pull off most of the iconic music and take its place in the story's own circle of life.

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Friday, July 26, 2019

See Disney Take Over 106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park July 25 by Nathan Skethway

The latest iteration of the weekly concert series featured performances from the Broadway casts of The Lion King, Aladdin, and Frozen.

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Thursday, July 25, 2019

A Room of Ringers by Mo Brady

Road Show at City Center Encores! Off-Center Review by Mo Brady Raul Esparza, Brandon Uranowtiz and Jin Ha in Road Show…

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