Wednesday, July 23, 2014

See The Lion King Stars Wow Michelle Obama and Raise the Roof at the White House by Broadway.com

The Lion King dazzled First Lady Michelle Obama and special guests at the White House on July 18. The stars of the Tony-winning musical's national tour were on hand as a treat for t…

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Monday, July 21, 2014

The Numbers Game, July 21-July 27, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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The Lion King Gets Presidential

The cast of the North American tour of The Lion King made a special pit stop on their rounds. On July 18, a special "Kids' State Dinner" found them performing for First Lady Michelle Obama a…

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Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Tuners, Hot Tickets & Departing Shows See Summer Box Office Bumps by Ryan McPhee

The Tony-winning A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder exceeded capacity for the fourth consecutive week as it continues to inch toward joining the millionaire’s club (coming in…

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VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's THE LION KING Perform 'He Lives In You' at The White House by Stage Tube

Cast members from Broadway's THE LION KING were welcomed by First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House's Kids State Dinner on July 18th.

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Video Flash: First Lady Michelle Obama Welcomes The Lion King to the White House

The Broadway performers commemorated the third annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

THE LION KING's Chantel Riley to Bring DARE2DREAM to Metropolitan Room on 7/21 by BroadwayWorld

Chantel Riley, 'Nala' in Broadway's landmark musical The Lion King, will make her solo concert debut, DARE2DREAM, at New York's intimate Metropolitan Room 34 West 22nd St. on Monday, July 21…

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Genie Grants Wishes at ALADDIN Broadway Lottery by Disney on Broadway

Genie Grants Wishes at ALADDIN Broadway Lottery Our Broadway Genie, James Monroe Iglehart, decided to swing by our daily lottery to grant a few wishes! Subscribe to Disney On Broadway toda…

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Ready to Pack Up & Bring Pride Rock to D.C. for the White House's Kids State Dinner by BroadwayWorld

The cast of Broadway's The Lion King will pack up and bring Pride Rock to D.C. for the White House's annual Kids State Dinner this Friday. In excitement, the production has shared a new imag…

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

News: Art exhibition celebrates West End theatre by Matthew Hemley

West End productions Love Never Dies, The Lion King and Les Miserables are among shows that have provided the inspiration for an art exhibition opening in London next month. Called TheatreAr…

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

NEWSIES - Seize The Day Dance Tutorial by Disney on Broadway

NEWSIES - Seize The Day Dance Tutorial Learn the Broadway choreography of 'Seize the Day' from the hit musical NEWSIS, taught by choreographer Christopher Gattelli. This inaugural…

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Broadway Grosses: Two New Tuners Continue to Make Box Office Splash Following 2014 Tony Awards by Ryan McPhee

It's been just over one month since we got all glammed up for the 2014 Tony Awards, and two musicals that took home significant wins that night are continuing to make their presence know…

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Friday, July 11, 2014

‘The Lion King,’ views from inside the touring production at the Kennedy Center by Jessica Goldstein

“The Lion King” is a feat of someone’s extraordinary imagination: yours. You can’t just sit there in the theater and expect “The Lion King” to happen. Not even after all these…

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

THE LION KING's Chondra Profit to Present A JAZZED UP WOMAN at the Met Room, 7/13 by BroadwayWorld

Chondra Profit makes her Metropolitan Room debut, July 13, 2014 with A JAZZED UP WOMAN. Currently appearing as Sarabi in Disney's The Lion King on Broadway, Chondra Profit presents an evenin…

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Monday, July 7, 2014

The Numbers Game, July 7-July 13, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Broadway Grosses: Disney Reigns as King of the Broadway Jungle During Holiday Weekend Box Office Drop by Ryan McPhee

The Fourth of July holiday weekend marked an expected dip in box office numbers this week on Broadway. As many spent the holiday with fireworks and cookouts, box offices took in approximatel…

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Behind the Curtain: Disney's The Lion King by The Kennedy Center

Behind the Curtain: Disney's The Lion King Go behind the curtain of Disney's The Lion King with Head Carpenter Billy Kimbley and learn about Pride Rock, the centerpiece of the show.…

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The Lion King Touring Cast Reviewed – At the Kennedy Center DC by Broadway Reviewed

Last night I went to the Kennedy Center to see The Lion King the Musical touring cast.  I’m breaking this review up into two parts.  This first part is what you’re expecting to…

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Broadway Grosses: As Curtain Goes Down for After Midnight & All the Way, Box Office Numbers Go Up by Ryan McPhee

This week, Broadway bid farewell to After Midnight and All the Way, which both played their final performances on June 29. After Midnight, which announced its closing earlier in June, kept a…

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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Top Scene Stealers of the Week-Week Ending 6/28/14 by Joel Markowitz

Here are our Top Scene Stealers for the week ending June 28, 2014. Congrats to all our honorees!  ______ Nick Cordileone and Ben Lipitz Singing “Hakuna Matata” in The Lion K…

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

ALADDIN on Broadway: Artist Spotlight - Gregg Barnes by Disney on Broadway

ALADDIN on Broadway: Artist Spotlight - Gregg Barnes Take an up close look at the costumes of ALADDIN on Broadway and hear about the inspiration behind them from designer Gregg Barnes. Sub…

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Theatre Review: Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ at Kennedy Center’s Opera Theatre by April Forrer

Disney’s The Lion King roared into the Kennedy Center’s Opera Theatre to a packed crowd, and in a few short weeks, the Kennedy Center will play host to the North American tour’s 5,000t…

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Monday, June 23, 2014

‘Disney’s The Lion King’ at The Kennedy Center by Anne Vandercook

Disney’s The Lion King musical has electrified audiences for almost 17 years. The Lion King is an adaptation of the 1994 film of the same name, and is still roaring after all these years. …

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The Numbers Game, June 23-June 29, 2014 by David Lefkowitz

One aspect of commercial Broadway theater not really covered by previews, reviews, puff pieces and essays is the numbers game – that is, where a show might be in terms of box-office grosse…

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Broadway Grosses: Hail to the Chief of Broadway! All the Way Breaks Great White Way Box Office Record by Ryan McPhee

President Lyndon B. Johnson once said, "A president's hardest task is not to do what is right, but to know what is right." Well, it seems like he knows how to get it right on B…

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Disney’s The Lion King roars into the Kennedy Center by Keith Loria

Disney has long been known for creating a magical experience in just about everything they do, so it’s probably not too surprising that its touring production of the smash Broadway hit The…

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Sunday, June 22, 2014

‘The Lion King’ roars at the Kennedy Center by Nelson Pressley

In October 1997 the musical “Side Show” officially opened on Broadway the very day after “The Lion King” began previews. “Side Show” closed in three months. “The Lion King” h…

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Friday, June 20, 2014

The 2013 - 2014 Box Office Final Summarry by JK

#1The numbers are in, and the 2013 - 2014 Broadway season showed gains in all three indicators (attendance, grosses and playing weeks)  For more about the record books, click HERE.…

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