Monday, March 25, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Ain't Too Proud Rides Wave to Hit Status, Surpassing Million-Dollar Mark by

It was a celebratory week for the new Temptations musical Ain't Too Proud. The cheered Broadway tuner hosted a star-studded opening-night celebration, performed on The Tonight Show and reach…

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Tina: The Tina Turner Musical & More to Perform at 2019 Olivier Awards; Presenters Announced by Andy Lefkowitz

Full details on presenters, performances and special appearances have been announced for the 2019 Olivier Awards. The previously announced event, celebrating the best of West End theater, wi…

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Broadway Grosses: What the Constitution Means to Me Packs Hayes Theater in First Week by

The timely play What the Constitution Means to Me achieved a strong kickstart in its abbreviated first week on Broadway. The acclaimed new work penned by and starring two-time Obie winner…

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It's the comedy economy, stupid! Elf Lyons on the true cost of standup by Chris Wiegand

After a Franglais Swan Lake, the comic explains economics with sex dolls in ChiffChaff. She talks about loving horror, how guinea pigs helped her through illness and standing up for comedian…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Roger Wright West End Leading Man To Bring THE FEEL GOOD SHOW At The Other Palace Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Roger Wright the first man to play the role of the adult 'Simba' in the West End production 'The Lion King and ITV Superstar finalist will perform, 'The Feel Good Show' at 'The Other Palace'…

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Ben Fankhauser, Bradley Gibson, Natalie Weiss and Zach Adkins Join Joey Contreras' Album Celebration at The Green Room 42 by BroadwayWorld

Ben Fankhauser Newsies, Bradley Gibson The Lion King, Natalie Weiss Everyday Rapture and Zach Adkins Anastasia will perform at a March 18 concert celebrating the new album, Joyride, by songw…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

'Hamilton' returns in 2020-21, but first, there are 'Mean Girls,' a 'Band's Visit' and the roar of 'The Lion King' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The 2019-20 Broadway in Pittsburgh season includes shows featuring Jimmy Buffett songs and a Donna

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Broadway Grosses: Network Proves Its Hit Status with Another Million-Dollar Week by

It was a week of celebration for the acclaimed play Network, Lee Hall and Ivo van Hove's acclaimed adaptation of Paddy Chayefsky's iconic film. As the show announced its recoupment, audienc…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Broadway In Chicago Announces Disney’s FROZEN To Play Exclusive Engagement by Michael J. Roberts

From the producers of The Lion King and Aladdin, Disney’s Frozen, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, will play an exclusive [...] The post Broadway In Chicago Announces Disney’s FROZ…

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FROZEN Will Premiere In Chicago in October 2020 by BroadwayWorld

From the producers of The Lion King and Aladdin, Disney's Frozen, the Tony -nominated Best Musical, will play an exclusive 11-week premiere engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palac…

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Broadway Grosses: The Temptations Heat Up the Stage with Ain't Too Proud Off to a Strong Start by

The Temptations are taking Broadway, and audiences couldn't be more on board. The hotly anticipated new musical Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations reported solid numbers…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Looking Forward to Spring: March - May 2019 by JK

2019 is in full swing, and now we are approaching the crunch of spring openings, with shows trying to get in under the wire for all of the awards. Exciting times for sure! This spring, we ar…

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Thursday, February 21, 2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Be More Chill Breaks House Record in First Week on the Great White Way by

The fan-favorite musical Be More Chill had a strong start in its first week on Broadway, setting a new house record at the Lyceum Theatre. With a gross of $738,383.50, the show set a new rec…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Oh We Just Can't Wait! Everything We Know About the Live-Action THE LION KING by TV News Desk

One of the most highly anticipated films of 2019 is Disney's live action adaptation of their hit film turned musical, 'The Lion King.'Jon Favreau is directing anew take on Disney's 1994 clas…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019 #LiveatFive with Bradley Gibson and Jared Dixon of The Lion King by

Bradley Gibson and Jared Dixon stop by to chat about starring as Simba in The Lion King on Broadway and the national tour, respectively, with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Football Legend Tiki Barber Gives Kinky Boots a Box Office Boost by

Over the past couple weeks, audiences have been treated to a unique talent onstage at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where New York Giants legend Tiki Barber has taken over as Don in Kinky …

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Disney on Broadway Celebrates Black History Month by Nathan Skethway

More than 50 members from the casts of The Lion King, Aladdin, and Frozen partnered with photographer Darnell Bennett for the shoot.

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Photo Flash: Casts of Disney's FROZEN, ALADDIN and THE LION KING Celebrate Black History Month! by BroadwayWorld

In celebration of Black History Month, the Broadway casts ofThe Lion King,AladdinandFrozenpartnered with photographerDarnell Bennettfor a very special photo shoot, involving more than 50 cas…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, LION KING and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's February Stage-to-Screen Report by BroadwayWorld

Many stage to screen announcements were made in January, and we're here to catch you up on all the news. It was announced that 'Be Prepared' will be included in the live action version of TH…

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Broadway Grosses: True West Rides into the Spotlight by

A celebrated new Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's True West opened at the American Airlines Theatre on January 24. Buoyed by strong reception and electrifying lead performances from Eth…

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

'Be Prepared' Will Be Featured in THE LION KING Live Action Film by Stephanie Wild

Details are emerging about the upcoming Lion King live-action film remake. Now, Skyler Shuler of The DisInsider is reporting that Scar's big number, Be Prepared, will be featured in the film.

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

VIDEO: Watch Todrick Hall's Epic LION KING and Beyonce Mashup by Stage Tube

Todrick Hall has released an epic mashup of Beyonce and The Lion King. The description of the video reads, 'Live from Mufasa Square Garden, the classic songs from the Disney original Lion Ki…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

#TBT: Playbill: Beautiful - The Carole King Musical: January 2014 by JK

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical recently celebrated its 5th anniversary, and as it turns out, we saw the show 5 years ago this past week. Since then, it's been great to see the original …

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Broadway Grosses: In Advance of Netflix Premiere, Audiences Flock to See American Son by

Christopher Demos-Brown's acclaimed Broadway-debut play, American Son, concluded its run at the Booth Theatre this weekend to strong box office receipts and SRO crowds. In its final week…

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Frozen JR., Hour-Long Version of the Broadway Musical, Available for Licensing by Ryan McPhee

The adapted version of the show was designed specifically for middle school students and joins Disney’s Aladdin JR. and The Lion King JR.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Around the World in 80 Musicals: Part V: The Middle East and Africa by JK

Today our world tour continues to the Dark Continent and the desert region, with stops in 7 countries. This week's adventure covers 10 more musicals - some are blockbusters, others criticall…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Waitress Breaks a Million with New Duo Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel by

Grosses are rising at the hit Broadway musical Waitress, which surpassed one million dollars in its second week featuring new stars Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel. In the third engagement ap…

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Production news round-up: The Lion King to tour the UK and Tina Turner musical extends by The Stage

Updates from this week includes a West End extension for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, a brand new UK and Ireland

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Sydnee Winters returns to The Lion King on Broadway by Marshall W. Mabry Iv

Sydnee Winters is back in the Shadowland at the Minskoff Theatre. Winters is returning to The Lion King in the role in which she made her Broadway debut. Taking over the role of Nala, fro…

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