Sunday, June 23, 2019

Making Your Broadway Debut by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide The Ensemblist spoke with five  actors (Nikhil  Saboo, Kimberly Dodson, Khadija Tariyan, Jack Sippe…

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Podcast: BroadwayRadio's 'Tell Me More' Chats with Michael James Scott, L. Steven Taylor on Leading Disney Musicals

On this episode of BroadwayRadio's 'Tell Me More,' Matt Tamanini talks to the long-time stars of two of Broadway's most successful musicals, Michael James Scott of 'Aladdin' and L. Steven Ta…

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Tell Me More | Episode 28: Michael James Scott & L. Steven Taylor on Disney Theatrical’s 25th Anniversary by Matt Tamanini

On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini talks to the long-time stars of two of Broadway’s most successful musicals, Michael James Scott of “Aladdin” and …

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

VIDEO: THE LION KING Stars Beyonce & Donald Glover Debut 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight?' In New Teaser

Get your first official peek (and listen!) at Beyonce and Donald Glover in the new live-action remake of The Lion King!

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

See Beyoncé Pose with Broadway’s Nala, Syndee Winters, Ahead of Her Turn in the Upcoming The Lion King Movie by Caitlin Moynihan

We just can’t wait for her to be king queen! Beyoncé, who will provide the voice of Nala in the highly-anticipated upcoming movie adaptation of The Lion King, took a visit to Pride Rock o…

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Beyoncé meets Nala from Broadway's The Lion King ahead of Disney remake by Justine Browning

It was a meeting of the lionesses for Beyoncé and Broadway star Syndee Winters. The singer, who voices Nala in Disney’s upcoming virtual-production animated remake of The Lion King enjoye…

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Photo Flash: Beyonce Meets THE LION KING on Broadway's Nala, Sydnee Winters

Beyonce, who will play Nala in the upcoming remake of the classic The Lion King, and Syndee Winters, who plays Nala in Broadway's The Lion King, recently met at WACO Theater Center's L…

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Productions Reap the Benefits of Their New High-Profile Status by

The week following the 73rd annual Tony Awards saw box office jumps for a number of shows newly named Tony Award winners. Productions that saw increases include Tony-winning musical Hadestow…

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Behind the Scenes at The Lion King With Pride Lands Prince Bradley Gibson by Broadway Direct

Bradley Gibson joined the Broadway company of Disney’s The Lion King last summer after stints in the original casts of Rocky and A Bronx Tale. Playing the coveted role of Simba has been a …

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Why The Lion King and The Book of Mormon can still pack theatres by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

The Lion King enthralls with its design, music and performance while Mormon delivers risqué material ‘with a heart,’ theatre experts tell Karen Fricker.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Productions See Box Office Boost in Advance of Broadway's Big Night by

The 73rd annual Tony Awards on June 9 saw major prizes go to a number of productions and stars. The week leading up to the annual celebration of the Great White Way showed strong numbers for…

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Watch Cynthia Erivo Perform ‘Can You Feel the Love Tonight’ During 2019 Tony Awards In Memoriam by Adam Hetrick

The Color Purple Tony Award winner performed the anthem from The Lion King during the ceremony June 9.

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Production news round-up: Death of a Salesman announces West End transfer and Watford Palace Theatre to reimagine Patrick Hamilton’s Gaslight by Giverny Masso

Musicals Disney’s The Lion King has announced casting for its UK and Ireland tour. The tour will open in Bristol in September

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Broadway’s Frozen and The Lion King to Offer Special Actors Fund Performances by Andrew Gans

The performances of the Disney musicals will benefit the nonprofit organization.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

#TBT: Playbill: Pippin: April 2013 by JK

One of the greatest thrills of seeing live theater is when you see a favorite work in a whole new light. Such is the case with the 2013 revival of Pippin, which completely blew me away. Ther…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Broadway's The Lion King Reaches Milestone 9,000th Performance by Andy Lefkowitz

Audiences at the Minskoff Theatre will feel the love tonight. Disney's six-time Tony-winning Broadway hit The Lion King celebrates its 9,000th Broadway performance at the 7:00pm performance…

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The Lion King Celebrates Milestone Performance on Broadway June 5 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning Disney musical continues at the Minskoff Theatre.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Casting is announced for the UK and Ireland tour of Disney’s The Lion King

We know which performers have been cast in the new UK and Ireland tour of Disney’s landmark musical The Lion King which will roar into Bristol in September 2019 before moving on to Edinbur…

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A New The Lion King Sneak Peek, Featuring (the Voice of) Beyoncé, Is Here by Dan Meyer

The superstar plays Nala in the upcoming Disney remake, in theatres July 19.

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Broadway Grosses: As Network Nears End of Run, Audiences Rush to See Bryan Cranston's Tony-Nominated Turn by

Since the stage adaptation Network began its Broadway run back in November, theatergoers have been captivated by the latest performance from Emmy and Tony winner Bryan Cranston. Following…

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Exclusive Look at The Ensemblist's 2019 Pride Month Tribute by Nathan Skethway

Continuing its series spotlighting Broadway’s unsung heroes, the popular platform showcases gay ensemble members from The Cher Show, Frozen, The Lion King, and more.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

VIDEO: Simba Journeys to be King in New THE LION KING Trailer by Stage Tube

Disney has released a new TV spot for The Lion King, ahead of its release in 50 days, which shows Simba's journey to be king.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019


Thanks to Hamilton,  The Lion King,  Harry Potter and other blockbusters that draw fans from around the world, Broadway reported a record $1.8 billion in sales — up 7.8 percent — for t…

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Broadway Grosses: Ain't Too Proud & More Tony Nominees Gain Traction at the Box Office by

It was a strong week at the Broadway box office for a number of 2019 Tony-nominated shows. Leading the way of Tony-nommed new works seeing an increase was the Temptations musical Ain't Too …

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Behind-The-Scenes of the Elephant from “Circle of Life by Broadway Direct

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the elephant 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 e…

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Broadway Grosses: The Prom Edges Ahead as Tony Awards Day Approaches by

The celebrated musical comedy The Prom has seen a strong, sure rise in grosses and attendance since the announcement of its seven Tony Award nominations, but this past week saw a particularl…

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

People You Should Know . . . Natalie Kaiser by Zack Calhoon

Natalie Kaiser has been a member of ActionPlay since 2013 and has performed in the company's productions of Surreality TV, Who Dunnit?, and Revenge of the Godz, as well as a number of A…

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

International Casts of The Lion King Perform Multilingual 'Circle of Life' by Olivia Clement

From Broadway to Madrid and London and Japan, watch the international rendition of the show's opening number.

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