Saturday, January 28, 2023

REPLACEMENTS: GUTS & GLORY by Ron Fassler

Tovah Feldshuh (left) and Lea Michele (right) as Mrs. Brice and Fanny Brice in “Funny Girl” (2022).Theatre Yesterday and Today, January 28, 2023, by Ron Fassler. When an original cast …

SOURCE: ronfassler.medium.com at 10:42AM
Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Odds & Ends: James Monroe Iglehart to Star in Louis Armstrong Bio-Musical A Wonderful World by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed. James Monroe Iglehart to Play Louis Armstrong in A Wonderful World The new musical based on the life of music legend Louis Armstrong…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 08:24PM

Broadway Grosses: The Phantom of the Opera Welcomes 20 Millionth Guest by Caitlin Moynihan

Audiences have been flocking to the Majestic Theatre to say goodbye to The Phantom of the Opera before its final performance on April 16, and this week Broadway's longest running show welco…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:42AM
Thursday, January 19, 2023

Michael Andreaus, E. Clayton Cornelious & More Join the Ain't Too Proud National Tour by Caitlin Moynihan

New casting has been announced for the national touring production of Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations. The tour recently celebrated its one-year anniversary and will …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:06PM
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning A Strange Loop Breaks Record in Final Week on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning musical A Strange Loop played its final performance at the Lyceum Theatre on January 15. The show reached 99.31 percent capacity and gros…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:24AM
Saturday, January 14, 2023

Finally Seduced by "Phantom of the Opera" by Jan Simpson

January can be a quiet time on Broadway. Lots of shows close (click here for a list of some of them). Very few open. Which makes it a good time to catch up with the ones still running that y…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 04:18PM
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Rush to Say Farewell to Beetlejuice by Caitlin Moynihan

On January 8, the Netherworld exited Broadway when Beetlejuice played its final performance, and audiences flocked to the Marquis Theatre to say goodbye. The musical, which is now touring ac…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:06PM
Sunday, January 8, 2023

Listen to the First Elaine Paige on Sunday of 2023 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. This week, Paige is letting the listeners choose the musi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:06AM
Thursday, January 5, 2023

West End vs. Broadway: The Lion King's Mufasas are Roaring With Pride

Disney's flagship musical celebrates 25 years in New York City.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:32PM

Heather Headley Will Offer Songs From Into the Woods, Wicked, Aida, The Lion King, The Bodyguard, More at Carnegie Hall by Andrew Gans

The Tony winner will join the New York Pops for a one-night-only concert.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:24PM

Wake Up With BWW 1/5: HADESTOWN Becomes Longest-Running Show at the Walter Kerr, and More!

Top stories include Hadestown becoming the longest-running show at the Walter Kerr Theatre, and The Lion King having the highest-grossing week in Broadway history! Plus, James Marsden reveal…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:01AM
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Broadway Grosses: The Lion King & More Shows Break Records During Holiday Week by Lindsey Sullivan

Audiences celebrated the holidays on Broadway. Many shows received hit record numbers at the end of 2022. The Lion King set a new record for the highest-grossing week in Broadway history, b…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:32PM

Broadway Bounces Back With ‘Best Week Since the Before Times’ by Michael Paulson

Broadway shows grossed $51.9 million during the holiday week, the most since 2019, and “The Lion King” set a record for the most earned by any show in a single week.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:24PM

West End vs. Broadway: Two Mufasas Discuss The Lion King by TheaterMania

2022 has marked a momentous year for the musical phenomenon that is ''The Lion King''. The New York production – the third longest-running show in Broadway history after ''The Phantom of t…

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:02PM

The Lion King Pulls In $4.3 Million, Highest-Grossing Week in Broadway History

The long-running Disney musical beat out The Music Man to top the Broadway grosses in the week ending on January 1.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:32AM

Broadway Grosses Analysis: Holiday Box Office Soars to $50+ Million, The Lion King Breaks $4 Million, More by Logan Culwell-Block

Audiences flocked to Broadway shows the week between Christmas and New Year's, delivering the best week on Broadway since before the pandemic.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

THE LION KING Sets New Record For Highest-Grossing Week in Broadway History

The Lion King has set a new record for the highest-grossing week in Broadway history with his holiday week gross of $4,315,264. The production played to 99% capacity in the week ending on J…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:51AM
Saturday, December 31, 2022

My Favorite Theatrical Things in 2022 by Jan Simpson

Theater worked hard this year to come back from the pandemic. As part of those efforts, Broadway dropped its requirement that theatergoers show proof of being vaccinated and made mask wearin…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 05:06PM
Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Rally Around Jordan E. Cooper's Ain't No Mo' by Lindsey Sullivan

After announcing it would close on December 18, Jordan E. Cooper's Ain't No Mo'  then extended its run at the Belasco Theatre through December 23. Playwright and star Cooper launched the #S…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:54PM
Monday, December 19, 2022

Video: THE LION KING Celebrates 25 Years With Spanish-Language Performance of 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight?'

The Lion King's 25th Anniversary on Broadway continues its celebration, globally with this all-new video of 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' performed in Spanish, featuring Pearl Khewzi, who…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:16PM

Watch Broadway and Madrid The Lion King Stars Join Forces for Spanish Version of 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical recently celebrated 25 years on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:06PM
Saturday, December 17, 2022

Can You Feel The Love Tonight (Spanish Version) by Disney On Broadway

In celebration of THE LION KING’s 25th anniversary on Broadway, Pearl Khwezi (Broadway’s Nala) and Agustín Argüello (Madrid’s Simba) celebrate the international legacy of the show wi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:36PM
Friday, December 16, 2022

Circle of Life! See Photos of Darian Sanders, Khalifa White & More in The Lion King National Tour by Lindsey Sullivan

The Lion King, which just celebrated 25 years on Broadway, is coming to a city near you,. Now there are new photos from the hit musical's touring production. The Disney show has released ima…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:24PM

Take a Look at New Photos of The Lion King's National Tour by Logan Culwell-Block, Andrew Gans

The Disney musical's North American tour is in its 21st year on the road, with dates currently scheduled through October 2023.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:36AM

Photos: First Look at New Cast Members of THE LION KING North American Tour!

All new production photos have been released for Disney’s The Lion King North American tour, featuring Darian Sanders (Simba) and new cast members Peter Hargrave (Scar), Nick LaMedic…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:08AM
Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Fans Flock for KPOP's Broadway Farewell by Lindsey Sullivan

Though KPOP closed at the Circle in the Square Theatre on December 11, having played 44 preview performances and 17 regular performances, audiences showed up to see the musical in its final …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:03AM
Thursday, December 8, 2022

Video: Heather Headley Surprises THE LION KING National Tour's Khalifa White Backstage

Watch Heather Headley (Broadway’s original Nala and star of Netflix’s Sweet Magnolias) surprise longtime fan Khalifa White (Nala in The Lion King tour) following a performance backstage.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:38PM
Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Jay-Z Joins Bid For Caesars Palace Times Square Casino

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation has joined SL Green and Caesars Entertainment in the proposal to build a casino in Times Square. The potential casino would be called Caesars Palace Times Square and wo…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:39PM
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

VIDEO: THE LION KING Fans Get Special Broadway Surprise on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

Three generations of one family sat down to discuss the influence that the Lion King has had on them in a new Good Morning America segment. After they discussed their mutual love of the show…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:56PM

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Head to Hamilton in the Holiday Season by Caitlin Moynihan

The holiday season has arrived in New York City, and audiences are heading to Broadway. Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical, remains a big box office hit. This week, the show…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:42PM
Monday, December 5, 2022

Disney's Aladdin | International Montage by Broadwaysf

Disney's ALADDIN is coming to the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco from August 2–13, 2023. Discover a whole new world at Disney’s ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:22PM

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