Thursday, September 28, 2023

Thomas Schumacher Leaving Longtime Perch Atop Disney’s Stage Theatrical Division Where He Oversaw Massive Hits Like ‘The Lion King’ & ‘Ala

Thomas Schumacher’s longtime reign atop the business operations of Disney Theatrical Group saw the division become a major player on Broadway and in the nation’s regional theaters, with …

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Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Interview: Meet THE LION KING's New Simba, Vincent Jamal Hooper

incent Jamal Hooper took his very first bow in The Lion King as “Simba”. The show marks Hooper’s Broadway and Lion King debut. Below, he's checking in with BroadwayWorld to talk all …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:13PM

New Musical From The Lion King Writer Roger Allers Sets Reading in California by Logan Culwell-Block

The Grasshopper features a book and lyrics by Allers and music by Genaro Pereira.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:25AM
Tuesday, September 26, 2023

The Lion King, Aladdin, MJ, More to Offer Autism-Friendly Performances by Margaret Hall

Made possible by TDF, the shows will present accessible performances throughout 2023 and 2024.

SOURCE: Playbill at 03:33PM

MJ: THE MUSICAL, THE LION KING & More Join TDF's 2023-24 Season of Autism Friendly Performances

TDF, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts, will present its 12th season of Autism Friendly Performances for individuals on the autism spectrum or with other develo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:37PM

Disney Princess – The Concert to Return in 2024 With Anneliese van der Pol, Syndee Winters & More

The 2024 cast will feature Lissa deGuzman (‘Jasmine’ in Broadway’s Aladdin, Wicked), Syndee Winters (‘Nala’ in Broadway’s The Lion King, Hamilton), and Anneliese van der Pol (Bro…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:43PM

New Simba Roars in Broadway's The Lion King Starting September 26 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning international hit continues at the Minskoff Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:03AM
Monday, September 25, 2023

Disney's ALADDIN (Montage) by Mirvish Productions

Discover a whole new world at Disney’s ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with un…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:07PM
Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Announces 2023 Date by Caitlin Hornik

The 2023 Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, produced by and benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will be held on October 1. The outdoor market will feature booths by Broadwa…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Disney's Frozen | December 20, 2023–January 21, 2024 by The Kennedy Center From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony® Award–nominated Best Musical,…

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Monday, September 11, 2023

Vincent Jamal Hooper Steps into the Role of Simba in West End’s ‘The Lion King’ by Belaid S

From 26th September, Vincent Jamal Hooper will take the lead as Simba in the West End’s critically acclaimed musical, ‘The

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Thursday, September 7, 2023

The Lion King Casts Vincent Jamal Hooper as Next Simba by Ruthie Fierberg

Vincent Jamal Hooper will take on the role of Simba in Broadway’s long-running Tony Award-winning musical The Lion King beginning on September 26. Hooper will replace Brandon A. McCall, wh…

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New Simba Set to Roar in Broadway's The Lion King by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning international hit continues at the Minskoff Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:33AM

Vincent Jamal Hooper Joins THE LION KING as 'Simba' This Month

The Lion King will welcome Vincent Jamal Hooper as Simba beginning Tuesday, September 26. This marks his Broadway debut. Learn more about Hooper and The Lion King here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:37AM

‘The Lion King’ casts Vincent Jamal Hooper as next Simba by Ruthie Fierberg

The Disney musical will mark Hooper’s Broadway debut.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 09:31AM
Thursday, August 31, 2023

Touring Physical Therapists Unionize With IATSE by Logan Culwell-Block

Physical therapists, athletic trainers, and massage therapists working with tours of The Lion King, Wicked, and Moulin Rouge! are the newest members of the backstage union.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:19PM

Touring Physical Therapists Join IATSE

Eighteen performing arts physical therapists, athletic trainers, and massage therapists employed by NEURO TOUR on various live theatrical tours such as The Lion King, Wicked, and Moulin Roug…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:43PM

Physical Therapists For ‘Wicked’, ‘The Lion King’ & Other Touring Shows Vote To Join IATSE, A First For The Profession by Greg Evans

Eighteen performing arts physical therapists, athletic trainers, and massage therapists employed on various live theatrical tours such as The Lion King, Wicked, and Moulin Rouge! have voted …

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:11PM
Monday, August 28, 2023

THE LION KING North American Tour to Welcome Back Mukelisiwe Goba as 'Rafiki'

Get the latest news on Disney's The Lion King North American Tour as Mukelisiwe Goba makes a triumphant return as 'Rafiki'. Find out all the details and dates for this highly anticipated pro…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:55PM

The Lion King North American Tour Announces Cast Changes Ahead of 2-Week Mexico Engagement by Meg Masseron

The tour continues across North America, entering its 21st year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07PM
Thursday, August 24, 2023

THE LION KING Teams Up With The New York Liberty For Special Evening At Barclays Center

The Lion King is teaming up with the New York Liberty to bring the Pridelands to Barclays Center, as New York City's favorite team takes on the Los Angeles Sparks at 7:00pm ET. The one-night…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:49AM
Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Broadway Grosses Analysis: The Lion King Continues to Roar Plus Good Night, Oscar Joins the $1 Million Club by Andrew Gans

There were 26 Broadway productions on the boards during the week ending August 20.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:04PM
Monday, August 21, 2023

The Kimmel Cultural Campus and the Schubert Organization present Disney’s The Lion King by Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey

Disney’s first large-scale musical returns to Philadelphia with big puppets and bigger talents worthy of the spectacle. Jill Ivey reviews.

SOURCE: Broad Street Review at 11:51AM

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 8/19/23 - Colin Donnell, Will Swenson and More by

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Editor-in-Chief Paul Wont…

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40 Years of Broadway: By the Numbers by JK

August 20, 1983 was a day that changed my life forever. As I've written before, it was on that date that I saw my very first show on Broadway. On the way there, I was excited, sure, because …

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Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Celebrate The Shark Is Broken, Hear From Annaleigh Ashford and More on The Broadway Show by

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy winner Fadal, this episode will air in New York City on…

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Disney’s Art of Animation Staycation! Lion King, Finding Nemo, Cars and The Little Mermaid! Ep. 185! by Framily Travel

The Broadway Bradshaws took a little day off to have a Relaxation crustacean vacation elation staycation at the Art of Animation resort ! We have stayed here 4 times before, but have never…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Renew Now! There's a Seat Waiting For You. by TDF

Now that Broadway has returned, so have our programs that bring theatre to all, such as this student matinee of The Lion King. At the Wednesday March 2nd matinee, TDF filled the theatre with…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:25PM

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Good Night, Oscar Enjoys Highest-Grossing Week as Here Lies Love Nears $1 Million by Andrew Gans

Disney's long-running The Lion King again tops the list, taking in over $2 million at the Minskoff.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:49PM
Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Broadway Grosses Analysis: New Musicals Here Lies Love and Back to the Future Enjoy Record-Breaking Weeks by Andrew Gans

And, the long-running Disney hit The Lion King continues to roar at the box office, taking in over $2 million.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:49PM
Monday, August 7, 2023

Broadway actor who played Simba in 'The Lion King' dies at 47 - Yahoo News

Oliver, who was born in 1975, was from Jacksonville, Florida, according to He moved to New York City in 2010 to pursue his Broadway ...

SOURCE: Google at 06:07AM

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