Friday, March 31, 2023

Chicago to Welcome New Principal Cast Members by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award-winning revival of Chicago has announced a trio of new stars. Beginning on April 10, Kimberly Marable will take over as Velma Kelly and Liam Fennecken will step into the role …

SOURCE: at 11:12AM
Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Photos: Bobby Cannavale Pays A Visit To THE LION KING On Broadway

Acclaimed actor Bobby Cannavale attended The Lion King on Broadway Wednesday, March 29, 2023. See a photo from his visit as he checks in with stars L. Steven Taylor (Mufasa) and Tshidi Man…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:06PM
Thursday, March 23, 2023

The Lion King Pulls In $4.3 Million, Highest-Grossing Week in Broadway History

The long-running Disney musical beat out The Music Man to top the Broadway grosses in the week ending on January 1.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 07:54AM

West End vs. Broadway: The Lion King's Mufasas are Roaring With Pride

Disney's flagship musical celebrates 25 years in New York City.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 07:54AM
Monday, March 20, 2023

Costa Mesa’s Segerstrom Center Announces the 2023-2024 Broadway Season by Matthew Herzog

Buyi Zama as Rafiki in Disney’s THE LION KING. Photo Deen van Meer. Costa Mesa’s Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced its lineup of Broadway shows to be presented in its 2023-202…

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Tuesday, March 14, 2023

A sensational debut of ‘The Brat Pack’ at NYC’s Birdland by Deb Miller

On Monday evening, The Brat Pack – an all-new act starring top-notch Broadway talents Kathryn Allison (Aladdin; Wicked; Company), Sam Gravitte (Wicked), Luke Hawkins (Xanadu; Harry Connic…

SOURCE: at 12:58PM
Monday, March 13, 2023

Elijah Rhea Johnson Will Be Broadway’s New Michael Jackson in MJ; Myles Frost to Depart by Ruthie Fierberg

Elijah Rhea Johnson will make his Broadway debut as Michael Jackson in MJ beginning on April 4. Johnson will replace Myles Frost, who originated the role and won a Tony Award for his perform…

SOURCE: at 10:06AM
Thursday, March 9, 2023

Photo: Chance The Rapper Visits THE LION KING on Broadway

See a photo of Chance The Rapper at The Lion King on Broadway!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:59PM
Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Broadway box office takes a post-Presidents Week hit by Caitlin Hornik

Ten shows saw double-digit gross decreases of up to 30% last week as students returned to school following winter recess. For each of those productions — “Aladdin,” “Chicago,” “H…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 04:42PM
Saturday, February 25, 2023

You Guessed It! THE LION KING Puppets Fuck Offstage, and the Audience Can Tell by Broadway Beat

by Roberto Kerry. @berto_kerry. NEW YORK, NY - The Lion King on Broadway has been delighting families and audiences for decades - but for...

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Friday, February 24, 2023


Global superstar Tom Cruise is reuniting with James Corden for one final, over-the-top sketch to celebrate the conclusion of James Corden's THE LATE LATE SHOW tenure. Now the tables are turn…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:04AM
Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Photo: Queen Latifah Visits THE LION KING on Broadway

Check out a photo of Queen Latifah visiting THE LION KING! See how to purchase tickets to The Lion King.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:42PM
Sunday, February 19, 2023

Durham’s Performing Arts Center Announces the 2023/2024 Broadway Season by Matthew Herzog

The Lion King. Photo by Brinkhoff-Mogenburg. The Durham Performing Arts Center (Durham, NC) has announced its new Broadway season, bringing the hottest productions direct from New York and b…

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‘The fact that it’s actually coming to fruition is crazy’: Owen Chaponda & Merryl Ansah take over the iconic roles of Simba & Nala in Th by Emma Clarendon

Emma Clarendon chatted to Owen Chaponda and Merryl Ansah about returning to the West End production of The Lion King to star as Simba and Nala, having previously been in the ensemble.

SOURCE: at 11:00AM
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Tim Rice to Receive Johnny Mercer Award at the 2023 Songwriters Hall of Fame Annual Induction and Awards Gala

Rice has worked in music, theatre, and films since 1965 and has collaborated with Andrew Lloyd Webber on The Likes Of Us, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:20AM
Tuesday, February 14, 2023

London The Lion King to Welcome New Leads This Spring by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues in the West End at the Lyceum Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:54PM

The Pantages roars with “The Lion King” – reviewed by Pauline Adamek

From the initial resounding and deeply primal notes of the first song, “Circle of Life,” to the final triumphant strains, this acclaimed musical resonates with joy and celebration. Disne…

SOURCE: Arts Beat LA at 12:00PM


Barry Bostwick and Carole Demas, the first Broadway Danny and Sandy, in “Grease” (1972).February 14, 2023: Theatre Yesterday and Today, by Ron Fassler Fifty-one years ago, on Valentine…

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Saturday, February 11, 2023

Photos: Heather Headley Performs at Carnegie Hall With The New York Pops by Meg Masseron

The one-night-only concert featured selections from across her career, with songs from Aida, The Lion King, The Bodyguard, Into the Woods, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:58PM
Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Julie Taymor | THE LION KING by Disney On Broadway

Julie Taymor won the 1998 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical and for Best Costumes for The Lion King. It also garnered Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards for T…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:02PM
Saturday, January 28, 2023


Tovah Feldshuh (left) and Lea Michele (right) as Mrs. Brice and Fanny Brice in “Funny Girl” (2022).Theatre Yesterday and Today, January 28, 2023, by Ron Fassler. When an original cast …

SOURCE: at 10:42AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Odds & Ends: James Monroe Iglehart to Star in Louis Armstrong Bio-Musical A Wonderful World by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. James Monroe Iglehart to Play Louis Armstrong in A Wonderful World The new musical based on the life of music legend Louis Armstrong…

SOURCE: at 05:09PM

Broadway Grosses: The Phantom of the Opera Welcomes 20 Millionth Guest by Caitlin Moynihan

Audiences have been flocking to the Majestic Theatre to say goodbye to The Phantom of the Opera before its final performance on April 16, and this week Broadway's longest running show welco…

SOURCE: at 10:45AM
Thursday, January 19, 2023

Michael Andreaus, E. Clayton Cornelious & More Join the Ain't Too Proud National Tour by Caitlin Moynihan

New casting has been announced for the national touring production of Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations. The tour recently celebrated its one-year anniversary and will …

SOURCE: at 12:32PM
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning A Strange Loop Breaks Record in Final Week on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning musical A Strange Loop played its final performance at the Lyceum Theatre on January 15. The show reached 99.31 percent capacity and gros…

SOURCE: at 05:02PM
Saturday, January 14, 2023

Finally Seduced by "Phantom of the Opera" by Jan Simpson

January can be a quiet time on Broadway. Lots of shows close (click here for a list of some of them). Very few open. Which makes it a good time to catch up with the ones still running that y…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 09:42AM
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Rush to Say Farewell to Beetlejuice by Caitlin Moynihan

On January 8, the Netherworld exited Broadway when Beetlejuice played its final performance, and audiences flocked to the Marquis Theatre to say goodbye. The musical, which is now touring ac…

SOURCE: at 09:50AM
Sunday, January 8, 2023

Listen to the First Elaine Paige on Sunday of 2023 by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige is letting the listeners choose the musi…

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Thursday, January 5, 2023

Heather Headley Will Offer Songs From Into the Woods, Wicked, Aida, The Lion King, The Bodyguard, More at Carnegie Hall by Andrew Gans

The Tony winner will join the New York Pops for a one-night-only concert.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:14PM

Wake Up With BWW 1/5: HADESTOWN Becomes Longest-Running Show at the Walter Kerr, and More!

Top stories include Hadestown becoming the longest-running show at the Walter Kerr Theatre, and The Lion King having the highest-grossing week in Broadway history! Plus, James Marsden reveal…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:01AM
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Broadway Bounces Back With ‘Best Week Since the Before Times’ by Michael Paulson

Broadway shows grossed $51.9 million during the holiday week, the most since 2019, and “The Lion King” set a record for the most earned by any show in a single week.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:00PM

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