Tuesday, July 23, 2019

BWW Interview: Stage and Screen Star Kevin Cahoon Talks Joining Cast of GLOW for Season 3

Kevin Cahoon will co-star on the new season of Glow when it drops August 9th. Cahoon starred on Broadway asEd the Hyena in The Lion King and went on to be the stand by for John Cameron Mi…

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VIDEO: Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at THE LION KING

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 Buisness Insider a look backstage …

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Daniel J. Watts & More to Join Adrienne Warren in Tina—The Tina Turner Musical on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting has been announced for the Broadway transfer of the Olivier-nominated West End hit Tina—The Tina Turner Musical. The previously announced main-stem production will begin…

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Review: ‘Aladdin’ at The Kennedy Center by Andra Abramson

Ever since The Lion King took the Broadway world by storm back in 1997, Disney has been recreating its beloved animated films for the stage, with successful runs by The Little Mermaid, Beaut…

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Top 5 unmissable London musicals in 2019

There's no doubt that London plays can be fun and entertaining, but musicals are just the ticket for soothing your soul and getting your groove on. The Lion King is always a roaring good t…

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Daniel J. Watts, Dawnn Lewis, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Myra Lucretia Taylor & More Join Adrienne Warren in TINA on Broadway

Additional casting has been announced for TINA a?" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL on Broadway! Along with the previously announced Adrienne Warren in the title role, TINA will star Daniel J. Watts …

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Monday, July 22, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Beetlejuice Surpasses a Million Dollars in Highest-Grossing Week by Broadway.com

Audiences can't get enough of the new musical comedy Beetlejuice. The Tony-nominated smash hit had plenty to celebrate this past week, reaching its 100th performance and making over a mill…

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Stars From Frozen, Aladdin, The Lion King Set for July 25 Broadway in Bryant Park by Andrew Gans

The free lunchtime concert series is presented Thursdays in the New York City park.

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Beyoncé’s The Lion King: The Gift — US and African urban music meet

Album’s cast includes Jay-Z, Childish Gambino, Pharrell Williams and Nigerian stars Wizkid and Mr Eazi

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The best children’s theatre shows: London 2019

It’s a question as old as time: what to do with the family during the school holidays? Luckily, there are plenty of London theatres catering to kids and their families this summer. You p…

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Wake Up With BWW 7/22: THE LION KING Film Gross, and More!

Today's top stories: The Lion King film is on track to have the biggest opening for a Disney live action remake of an animated film!

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

How The Soul-Sucking Job Of Ushering For A Disney Spectacle On Broadway Inspired The Creator Of A Hot New Musical by Artsjournal2

Yes, that Disney spectacle was indeed The Lion King, and A Strange Loop‘s Michael R. Jackson spent years working as an usher for the runaway hit. He says, “Being an usher was pretty brut…

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Elaine Paige Breaks Down Broadway Grosses and Show Closings in This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Broadway.com

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving Broadway.com listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday, and this week it's all about the numbers. By this time n…

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Saturday, July 20, 2019

THE LION KING Grosses $78.5 Million on Opening Day; On Track For Biggest Opening For Disney Live-Action Remake

The Lion King is on track to have the biggest opening ever for a Disney live action remake of an animated film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Friday, July 19, 2019

Beyoncé Releases The Lion King: The Gift Album & Spirit + Bigger Extended Video by Broadway Black

There aren’t any words necessary beyond Beyoncé. She is truly in a lane of her own is consistently reinventing industry guidelines and standards. This type of domination is unparalleled. …

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Street to Stage: The Lion King at the Minskoff Theatre by Broadway Direct

A behind-the-scenes look at the backstage area of the Minskoff Theatre. See the path the cast and crew of Disney's The Lion King take to bring this iconic film to the Broadway stage. The pos…

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

VIDEO: Michael Korte Mashes Up Beyoncé and THE LION KING

Just in time for Friday's film opening, Korte has mashed the signature song from Broadway's The Lion King with Beyonce's new single 'Spirit' from the forthcoming film in one beautiful piano …

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Watch This Mashup of The Lion King’s ‘Spirit’ and ‘Circle of Life’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The creators of #HAM4BEY mix Beyoncé’s newest solo with the Lion King staple.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Javier Bardem in Talks to Play King Triton in Disney's Live-Action Little Mermaid by Eric King

Disney's Little Mermaid remake may have found its King Triton. According to Deadline, Oscar winner Javier Bardem is in talks to play the role of Ariel's father in the live-action film.  …

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Watch The Lion King's Bradley Gibson, Ben Jeffrey & Jim Ferris Perform 'Hakuna Matata' by Broadway.com

What a wonderful phrase! Enjoy Bradley Gibson, Ben Jeffrey and Jim Ferris' super fun performance of The Lion King classic.

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Disney shows The Lion King, Aladdin, Mary Poppins & Frozen all feature in London pop-up experience this summer

Disney’s hit West End musicals The Lion King, Aladdin, the eagerly-anticipated Frozen, and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins will all take centre stage in the Disney in the West End Summ…

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VIDEO: Beyonce Releases Music Video for 'Spirit' from THE LION KING

Beyonce will release a new album titled, 'The Lion King: The Gift' which will feature an array of songs inspired by The Lion King, performed by global artists. Beyonce has released the mus…

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Broadway Stars Step Out for a Special Screening of The Lion King by Caitlin Moynihan

We just can't wait to be king and neither can these Broadway stars! Ahead of The Lion King's highly anticipated premiere date on July 18, stage favorites attended a special screening hosted …

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See the Broadway Cast of The Lion King and More Celebrate the Release of Disney's New Remake by Nathan Skethway

The event also included members of the original Broadway cast and stars from Disney's other Broadway musicals.

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Adrienne Walker Returns to The Lion King as Nala by Andy Lefkowitz

Adrienne Walker, a recent standout of Kiss Me, Kate, returns to Broadway's The Lion King in the role of Nala on July 16. Walker replaces Syndee Winters, who took her final bow in the role on…

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Adrienne Walker Returns as Nala in THE LION KING Tonight, July 16

Broadway's award-winning best musical THE LION KING will welcome back Adrienne Walker as Nala to the company, beginning performances Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the Minskoff Theatre.

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Adrienne Walker Returns to Cast of Broadway’s The Lion King July 16 by Andrew Gans

The hit Disney musical continues at the Minskoff Theatre.

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The Lion King — handsome and funny but also creepy and icky

Disney’s CGI-enhanced live-action revamp is one of its better ones efforts despite an overdose of sweetness

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Photo Coverage: Broadway Celebrates The Return of THE LION KING To The Big Screen!

Broadway favorites turned out to catch an advanced screening of Disney's latest big screen remake, The Lion King!

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