Tuesday, October 19, 2021

BWW Interview: THE LION KING's Kyle Banks Talks Diabetes Diagnosis, Building a School for LGBTQ Children of Color & More

Kyle Banks, who could be seen in the touring and Broadway casts of The Lion King and more, is not only a talented performer, but a changemaker and philanthropist at the helm of multiple forw…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:37PM
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

VIDEO: Watch the Performances From Disney Week: Heroes Night on DANCING WITH THE STARS

It's Disney Week on Dancing With the Stars as contestants danced to their favorite heroes' songs, including songs from Mary Poppins, The Lion King, Aladdin, and more! Watch all of the perfor…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:59AM
Saturday, October 9, 2021

Going Back to "Pass Over"—and live theater by Broadwayandme

  I went to see a show this week.  There was a time when that wouldn’t have been a remarkable statement. I routinely saw 150 shows a year and shared my thoughts about many of them here.…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 10:36AM
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson Reveals His Emotional Pre-Show Ritual for Lackawanna Blues by Lindsey Sullivan

Ruben Santiago-Hudson started previews for his solo show Lackawanna Blues on September 14, a historical night for Broadway as his play, Hamilton, Wicked, The Lion King and Chicago all resume…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:24PM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Lana Gordon Joins Hadestown on Broadway as Persephone Alternate by Caitlin Moynihan

Lana Gordon has joined the cast of Hadestown on Broadway as the alternate Persephone, sharing the role with Tony-nominated original star Amber Gray. Gordon will play the role twice a week b…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:06PM

Lana Gordon to join Broadway’s ‘Hadestown’ as alternate Persephone by Broadway News

Lana Gordon will join the Broadway cast of “Hadestown” as the alternate Persephone starting Oct. 11, lead producer Mara Isaacs announced Wednesday. The change is being made to allow orig…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 01:52PM
Monday, October 4, 2021

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction 2021 by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Fans gleefully filled the streets of New York City’s famed Theater District, coming together in celebration and rejuvenation at the 35th annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction, produc…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:03PM
Friday, October 1, 2021

Frozen, The Lion King, and Mary Poppins with Disney Theatricals President, Thomas Schumacher by Official London Theatre

We sat down with President and Producer at Disney Theatricals Group to find out all about the West End's past, present and future with Frozen, The Lion King and Mary Poppins. 00:00 The West…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:31PM

North American Tour of The Lion King Reopens October 1 by Andrew Gans

The Disney musical resumes performances at Cleveland's Playhouse Square.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

VIDEO: The Stars of ALADDIN, THE LION KING & FROZEN Perform a Medley on THE VIEW!

To celebrate the return of Broadway, The View brought in the Broadway casts of The Lion King & Aladdin, and the stars of the North American tour of Frozen to perform a medley! 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:44PM

See the Stars of Aladdin, The Lion King & Frozen Perform Surprise Disney Medley by Caitlin Moynihan

In honor of The Lion King and Aladdin returning to Broadway and the national tour of Frozen hitting the road, the three Disney casts came together to perform on The View. Aladdin's Mi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:48PM

Watch a Stirring Mash-Up of ‘A Whole New World’ and ‘Can You Feel the Love Tonight?’ by Dan Meyer

Casts of Aladdin, The Lion King, and Frozen celebrated the return of Broadway on The View.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:51PM
Saturday, September 25, 2021

Arinzé Kene on playing Bob Marley: ‘You can’t just sit back and enjoy my work. I want you to be challenged’ by Lanre Bakare

The actor and playwright is rapidly becoming one of the most exciting faces of British theatre. Now he’s stepping into the shoes of Bob Marley in the new West End musical Get Up, Stand Up …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:06AM
Friday, September 24, 2021

A Look Back at THE SIMPSONS Best Musical Tributes Throughout the Years

Ahead of their upcoming musical episode, take a look back at the Simpsons' musical endeavors of the past. From The Music Man to the Lion King, check out a roundup of previous musical tribute…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:36PM
Thursday, September 23, 2021

VIDEO: Thomas Schumacher Talks Bringing Back Broadway on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT

For the first episode of Season 2, the show welcomes Disney Theatrical Group's President, Thomas Schumacher. Thomas has been the central figure behind Disney on Broadway's smash hit musicals…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:53PM
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The Broadway Show: THE LION KING's Adrienne Walker on Returning to the Role of Nala by Broadway.com

THE LION KING's Adrienne Walker discusses how excited she is to be back on Pride Rock, returning to the role of Nala and starting 32 Bar Cut with her husband.

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:24PM

The Lion King's Adrienne Walker on Returning to the Role of Nala: 'She Teaches Me A Lot of Lessons' by Lindsey Sullivan

Adrienne Walker is back on Pride Rock! The Lion King resumed performances at the Minskoff Theatre on September 14 and returning to the role of Nala feels like a homecoming for Walker in a bi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:12PM
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

WAITRESS and ALADDIN to Stream Performances Exclusively on TikTok

Following the success of The Lion King's opening number livestream on TikTok, both Waitress and Aladdin will join in on partnering with the popular video app to share performances from their…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:39PM
Monday, September 20, 2021

Curtain Up! Live From Duffy Square by TDF

September 19, 2021: Right next to the TKTS booth, we went live at the Curtain Up! finale in Duffy Square! Watch performances of shows currently on or returning to Broadway: Ain’t Too Pro…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:06PM

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 09/18/21 by Broadway.com

Be on the lookout for THE BROADWAY SHOW WITH TAMSEN FADAL, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - The return of razzle …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:54AM

This is Broadway Finale Concert in Times Square by NewYorkTheater

A dozen moments from the two-hour concert in Times Square on September 19, 2021 celebrating Broadway: Jeladi Aladdin leading a chant of Broadway is Back and snippets from "Ain't Too Proud," …

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:44AM

‘We didn’t want to do a Grease’: how Everybody’s Talking About Jamie became a film by Ryan Gilbey

How do you turn hit musicals like Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and Dear Evan Hansen into films? You axe songs, throw out plots and don’t worry about anyone’s favourite bit Choosing …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:24AM

Actor L. Steven Taylor is the king behind Broadway's 'The Lion King' by Mark Kennedy Associated Press

Taylor got the honor to restart “The Lion King” this week as Mufasa, the king, after 18 months of silence due to the pandemic.

SOURCE: St. Louis Today at 01:48AM
Sunday, September 19, 2021

Disney's The Lion King | West End LIVE 2021 by Official London Theatre

The West End cast of Disney's The Lion King perform a medley of The Circle of Life, Can You Feel The Love Tonight and He Lives In You at West End LIVE 2021. Get tickets here: https://offici…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:46AM
Friday, September 17, 2021

September 17, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week by Ken Davenport

Here’s what TheaterMakers were talking about this week . . .   1 – Broadway’s Biggest Reopening Yet A major welcome home is due for the companies of Wicked, Hamilton, The Lion King, C…

SOURCE: The Producer's Perspective at 11:00AM
Thursday, September 16, 2021

Ep.76 Lindsay Re Opens WICKED ON BROADWAY!! Today Show, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kristen Chenoweth, Jared by Framily Travel

After 18 months of Pandemic Broadway shut down, Lindsay Northen (Bradshaw) returns to the cast of Wicked at the Gershwin, where she has appeared in the show for 13 years! Jared SURPRISED Lin…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:08PM

The Lion King Back on Broadway 2021 by NewYorkTheater

Highlights from "The Lion King", a musical that resumed performances on Broadway after an absence of 18 months, on September 14, 2021

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:03PM
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Watch: 4 Iconic Musicals Burst Back on Broadway by Matthew Wexler

It was an exciting night for Broadway as "Hamilton," "Wicked," "Chicago" and "The Lion King" all resumed performances after an 18-month hiatus. The post Watch: 4 Iconic Musicals Burst Back o…

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 08:12PM

See Ana Villafañe, Adrienne Walker, Julie Halston & More on the Newest Episode of The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, formerly known as Broadway Profiles, airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Fadal…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:24PM

‘The Lion King,’ ‘Hamilton’ and ‘Wicked’ return to Broadway — and it’s the heart that sings by Peter Marks

Tuesday was the biggest night yet for theater’s revival, with five shows starting up in Times Square.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 02:06PM

Beverly Jenkins | Tony Honors Acceptance Speech by The Tony Awards

A Production Stage Manager of remarkable distinction who is esteemed equally for her work on shows, and for the wisdom and empathy Beverly Jenkins shares widely throughout the Broadway commu…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:38PM

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