Monday, September 16, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Jeremy O. Harris' Daring Slave Play Is Off to a Strong Start by

Jeremy O. Harris' acclaimed debut work Slave Play began previews of its Broadway transfer this past week, posting substantial box office figures in its limited amount of starter performance…

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Disney’s The Lion King review at Bristol Hippodrome – ‘still the king of musicals’ by Tim Bano

It seems as if there’s no blockbuster Disney doesn’t own now that its properties include Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars. It has

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Friday, September 13, 2019

Photo Flash: Megan Hilty, Norm Lewis, and More Celebrate Alan Menken and THE REACH

On September 11, Alan Menken joined the Kennedy Center's festivities as a part of the 16­-day Opening Festival for The REACH. The legendary composer's music was celebrated in a free conce…

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Upcoming N.Y.C. Auditions for Aladdin, Dear Evan Hansen, The Lion King, and More by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with these Equity calls for Broadway and shows around the country.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Photo: STRANGER THINGS Star and Former 'Young Simba' Caleb McLaughlin Visits THE LION KING

Stranger Things star and former Young Simba Caleb McLaughlin stopped by The Lion King on Friday night to visit his former castmate and current Mufasa L. Steven Taylor and current Simba Bradl…

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Monday, September 9, 2019

11 Disney Broadway Magic Moments Revealed at RuPaul’s DragCon NYC by Dan Meyer

Couture, glitter, self-acceptance, Toni Braxton, and more were all discussed during a panel celebrating the wonder of The Lion King, Frozen, and Aladdin on Broadway.

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Broadway Grosses: Derren Brown Entrances Audiences in His Main-Stem Bow by

Acclaimed magician Derren Brown arrived on Broadway this weekend with the main-stem premiere of his celebrated off-Broadway hit Secret. Brown pulled in solid numbers in the show's first fou…

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

The Lion King to Celebrate 20 Years in the West End With Gala Performance by Emily Selleck

The event will support the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the Royal Academy of Music.

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VIDEO: THE LION KING's L. Steven Taylor Takes Over Instagram!

We took a trip to the Pridelands yesterday as The Lion King's L. Steven Taylor took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and…

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Flock to the Great White Way Over Labor Day Weekend by

A number of productions saw a rise in grosses over Labor Day weekend as audiences visited the Big Apple to take in the best of New York theater. Among the shows that saw increases this past …

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THE LION KING's L. Steven Taylor Takes Over Instagram Wednesday!

Get ready to head to the Pridelands because The Lion King's L. Steven Taylor is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this Wednesday, September 4th, to celebrate National Wildlife Day!…

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Monday, September 2, 2019
Thursday, August 29, 2019

Watch The Lion King's L. Steven Taylor Turn Into Ultimate Dad Mufasa by

Go behind-the-scenes and see how L. Steven Taylor gets into character as Mufasa in Disney's The Lion King on Broadway.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Odds & Ends: Renée Zellweger Teams Up with Sam Smith on Judy Soundtrack & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Renée Zellweger & Sam Smith Duet on Judy Soundtrack We're slowly learning more and more about the previously announced upco…

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Hamilton Tony Award Winner Renée Elise Goldsberry to Perform With Cincinnati Pops by Adam Hetrick

Goldsberry will perform from Hamilton, Rent, and The Lion King during her three-concert engagement.

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Call Answered: Lexy Kolker: "Freaks" the film + being a child actress by Adam Rothenberg

At just 10 years old, Lexy Kolker, who you may recognize from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, is the lead in the upcoming genre-bending psychological thriller Freaks. I had the pleasure of speaking …

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Ain't Too Proud's Box Office Heats Up at the Summer's End by Lindsey Sullivan

Get ready! Temperatures may be just starting to drop as August winds down and the school year starts up again, but it seems Broadway audiences want to have one last sizzling party before Sep…

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Friday, August 23, 2019

The Lion King's Lawrence Keith Alexander on Dance 'Choosing' Him & Feeling Like a Rockstar by Caitlin Moynihan

Lawrence Keith AlexanderLawrence Keith Alexander has spent most of his life dancing, which is something that he had to fight for. "I wanted to dance but my father said, 'No, this is for girl…

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VIDEO: FROZEN and THE LION KING on Broadway Included in New ONE DAY AT DISNEY Documentary

On Thursday night at D23 Expo, Ricky Strauss, president, Content & Marketing for Disney+ and Good Morning America's Robin Roberts announced One Day at Disney, a spectacular collaborat…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway Concert to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Adam Hetrick

The one-night-only concert at the New Amsterdam Theatre will feature songs from Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Newsies, and more.

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Original Hercules voice actor Roger Bart talks going the distance, playing Hades on stage by Devan Coggan

They say the devil you know is better than the one you don’t. So when it came time for the Hercules stage musical to cast its central devil, the creative team didn’t have to look far. M…

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Character Study Is Back! Get an Inside Look at Disney on Broadway With a New Season of the Emmy-Nominated Docuseries by is offering a closer look at Disney Theatricals with a special season of its popular Emmy-nominated docuseries Character Study. The weekly nine-part series will follow differ…

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Fall Openings: Are They Really That Bad? by JK

The Lightning Thief opens this fall Just over a year ago, when we had a spate of summer openings, I ran the numbers for long-running Broadway shows (HERE), and despite all three musicals tha…

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Catch The Cher Show, Pretty Woman & King Kong One Last Time by Lindsey Sullivan

It was a bittersweet week on Broadway as The Cher Show, Pretty Woman and King Kong all played final performances on August 18. Audiences packed into the Neil Simon, Nederlander and Broadway …

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Fashion Institute of Technology to Display New Looks for Disney on Broadway's Leading Ladies by Emily Selleck

Fashion students from around the world will create contemporary looks for the likes of Frozen's Anna and Elsa, Aladdin's Jasmine, and The Lion King's Nala.

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Friday, August 16, 2019

London Calling with Imogen Lloyd Webber: Tony Nominee Tom Sturridge Talks Sea Wall/A Life and His The Lion King Dreams by

Imogen Lloyd Webber sits down with Sea Wall/A Life star and Tony nominee Tom Sturridge to talk about his emotional monologue and wanting to be an elephant leg in The Lion King. 

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