Monday, March 8, 2021

Playbill's Weekly Streaming Guide: What to Watch March 8-12 by Talaura Harms

Assassins and The Lion King reunions, a Liza Minnelli birthday celebration, and more online offerings this week.

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Which comes first, music or words? by Elizabeth Wheless

Tim wrestles with the eternal songwriter’s dilemma - which comes first, the words of the music? Andrew Lloyd Webber generally liked music first, Elton John always the words first. Dipping …

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: March 2 - 8 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 2 - 8 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭 Bus Stop March 2, 1955: The new William Inge play, Bus Stop, opens at the Music Box, and stars Kim Stanley and Ela…

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Sunday, February 28, 2021

Wed., 3/10 On-Demand Broadway Cast Reunion Series! by Cabaret Hotspot!

The Broadway Cast Reunion Series March 10th – The Lion King with Heather Headley March 24th – Dear Evan Hanson April 7th –  Jersey Boys: Everyone Remembers It How They Need To featu…

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Friday, February 26, 2021

VIDEO: Cast Members From THE LION KING, FROZEN, & ALADDIN on Broadway Celebrate Black History Month on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

The featured performers are Brandon A. McCall, TyNia Brandon, L. Steven Taylor, Mason Reeves, Nteliseng Nkhela, and Olivia Donalson. 'They Live in You' comes from the stage adaptation of '…

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

THE LION KING, JERSEY BOYS, and More Join The Broadway Cast Reunion Series

Hosted by Lee Lessack and Robert Bannon, The Broadway Cast Reunion Series was created due to the overwhelming success of their Broadway-themed episodes of their 10-month online series “Qua…

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This Week in Broadway History: February 23 - March 2 by JK

 This Week in  Broadway History: February 23 - March 2 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭     February 23: Sunday in the Park with George (2017) & The Pajama Game (2006) February 23, 2006…

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

Congratulations To Newlyweds Bradley Gibson And Adam Hyndman by Natalyn

Congratulations to Bradley Gibson (The Lion King, A Bronx Tale: The Musical) and Adam Hyndman (Hadestown, Once On This Island) on saying “I do.” The newlyweds both posted to their Instag…

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Adrienne Walker Discusses THE LION KING and More On WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast

In a continuing series for Black History Month, Adrienne Walker (The Lion King, Kiss Me, Kate) joins host Patrick Oliver Jones to share her experiences with the long-running Broadway musical…

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Can You Feel the Love? Broadway Couple Adam Hyndman & Bradley Gibson Tie the Knot by Lindsey Sullivan

Best wishes are in order for Broadway couple Adam Hyndman and Bradley Gibson. They were married in Las Vegas on February 1 and announced the news on Instagram.         Vie…

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Thursday, February 11, 2021

Theatre News: March-April Cover for “Encore Monthly” Reveals Second Issue’s Theme: “The Dressing Room Project” by David Roberts

The March-April cover for Encore Monthly, featuring actor Bradley Gibson (The Lion King, A Bronx Tale), was revealed today, announcing the publication’s second issue that will hit mailboxe…

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#38 – Cody Renard Richard, Stage Manager by Bpn Admin Cs

Cody Renard Richard, one of the top stage managers in the industry, takes a bow while reflecting on his accomplishments in episode 38. After stage managing for shows like the Lion King, Hami…

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

VIDEO: Watch Josh Young, Erin Mackey, and Eddie Cooper Sing Sheldon Harnick's 'The Man With the Sign'

In this new music video, produced by Joseph Church (The Lion King, Tommy) and with video created and directed by Church and Dan Pardo (Amazing Grace), the power of Harnick’s brilliant word…

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Sunday, February 7, 2021

It's Not Forever, It's Just For Now (However Long "For Now" May Be) by The Ensemblist

by Christina Sivrich “See you in two weeks.” Those were the last words I uttered before leaving Theater In the Wild on March 15th after doing the last performance of Finding Nemo - The M…

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Watch Jane Krakowski, Jessie Mueller & More on the Newest Episode of Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

Before it airs nationwide, we're offering a look at the newest episode of Broadway Profiles. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by, this installment will …

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

VIDEO: THE LION KING Germany Celebrates 19 Years with A Virtual Performance

The Germany pride of The Lion King global family is celebrating 19 years with a virtual performance of the iconic opening number, 'The Circle of Life'.

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

Tim Rice: 'Evita was a bonkers idea' by Rob Walker

As the great songwriter prepares to take Jesus Christ Superstar on a 50th birthday tour, he talks about penning hits, his idea for a new musical – and drinking from Lloyd Webber’s Georgi…

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Meet Daniel Hunalp – Performer Stuff Academy Tap Dance Instructor by Performerstuff

Meet Daniel Hunalp – Performer Stuff Academy Tap Dance Instructor Written by: Mark Pawsey December 15, 2020 Performer Stuff Academy Tap Dancer, Daniel Hunalp, will guide, inspire and…

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Friday, December 11, 2020

Disney Announces New Movie Encanto with Music by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Prequel to The Lion King & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Disney announced a slew of upcoming projects from Disney Animation, Pixar, Marvel Studios, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney Plus for its annual Disney Investor Day. While over 50 mo…

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

Prequel to Live-Action THE LION KING in the Works at Disney

It was announced today that a live-action prequel to Disney's The Lion King is currently in the works. 

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Watch Casts of Disney's Frozen, The Lion King, Aladdin Sing 'Let It Go' on ABC's The Disney Holiday Singalong by Andrew Gans

Led by Caroline Bowman and Aisha Jackson, the Frozen anthem was filmed at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Monday, November 30, 2020

Casts of Disney's Frozen, The Lion King, Aladdin Reunite on Broadway for ABC's The Disney Holiday Singalong November 30 by Andrew Gans

Leslie Odom, Jr., BTS, Adam Lambert, Kerry Washington, and more are also part of the TV special, hosted by Ryan Seacrest.

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Friday, November 27, 2020

Frozen's Caroline Bowman & Aisha Jackson on Their Emotional Return to Broadway for Disney's Holiday Singalong by Lindsey Sullivan

The Disney Holiday Singalong, a festive addition to the company's popular star-studded singalong specials, will air on November 30 on ABC. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the impressive talent r…

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

VIDEO: Watch FROZEN, THE LION KING & ALADDIN Casts Reunite Onstage for the Disney Holiday Singalong!

For the first time since Broadway’s shutdown, Disney Theatrical Production’s Broadway casts of “The Lion King” and “Aladdin,” and North American Touring companies of “Frozen”…

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Facetime Interview: Actress Kimberly Faye Greenberg & the Legendary Fanny Brice by Adam Rothenberg

69 Years after her death, Fanny Brice has answered my call to bare it all on my podcast, Baring It All with Call Me Adam. Additionally, the “Go-To Fanny Girl," Kimberly Faye Greenberg has …

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Friday, November 13, 2020

ABC’s The Disney Holiday Singalong to Reunite Casts of Disney on Broadway by Broadway Direct

For the first time since Broadway’s shutdown, Disney Theatrical Production’s Broadway casts of The Lion King, Aladdin, and the North American touring company of Frozen will reunite for …

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BWW Exclusive: Read an Excerpt About the Age of British Mega-Musicals from Michael Riedel's New Book- Singular Sensation

Singular Sensation by Michael Riedel picks up where Razzle Dazzle, his bestselling account of the battle for Broadway, drops off: when audiences craved more than the British mega-productions…

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ABC has announced the lineup for “The Disney Holiday Singalong,” with Ryan Seacrest returning to host on Monday November 30 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST).

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Casts of Disney's Frozen, The Lion King, Aladdin Will Reunite on Broadway for ABC's The Disney Holiday Singalong by Andrew Gans

Leslie Odom, Jr., BTS, Adam Lambert, Kerry Washington, and more are also on tap for the TV special, hosted by Ryan Seacrest.

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Monday, November 9, 2020

The Lion King's L. Steven Taylor on Broadway's 'Turning Point' by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty palaces sitting in repose, waiting for the li…

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Friday, November 6, 2020

Haile Ferrier Lives By the Motto 'Follow Your Bliss' - Next on Stage

Contestant Haile Ferrier shares more about her charity, a fond memory of her last show before quarantine, and how moving it was to see The Lion King on Broadway!

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