Saturday, February 25, 2017

Disney’s “The Lion King” at Lyceum Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Lyceum Theatre in London will be hosting Disney’s myth making creation ‘’The Lion King’’, on stage through 23rd February up to 9th July, 2017.Director Julie Taymor provides a brill…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Jonathan Weir, Isabelle McCalla & More Join Adam Jacobs in Aladdin National Tour; Full Cast Set by Lindsey Sullivan

Casting is set for the national tour of Disney's Aladdin! Jonathan Weir (The Lion King) and Isabelle McCalla (The Prom) will play Jafar and Jasmine opposite previously announced star Ada…

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VIDEO: See the Details of THE LION KING'S Mufasa Mask Come Full Circle by BroadwayWorld

In the latest installment of Disney Theatrical Group's 'Stage Props' series, the details of the Mufasa mask are brought full circle.

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‘Aladdin the Musical’ at Capitol Theatre, Sydney by Blouin Artinfo

Capitol Theatre, Sydney, presents Disney's "Aladdin", the much-praised musical show, which will be staged on selected dates through March 26, 2017.The producer of ‘The Lion King’ brings …

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Today's An Amazing Day for Dear Evan Hansen; Here's Why by Lindsey Sullivan

It's a good thing those Dear Evan Hansen songs are the kind that get stuck in fans' heads for forever! In the midst of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul's La La Land Oscar buzz, their B…

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Odds & Ends: Beauty and the Beast Star Emma Watson Sings ‘Belle,’ Cate Blanchett Performs with Drag Queens & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Hear Emma Watson Sing ‘Belle’ Mama Broadway watch 2017 continues! Disney’s live action Beauty and the Bea…

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Acclaimed Canadian theatre star Richard McMillan dies at age 65 by Lauren La Rose

McMillan was the first actor to portray the villainous Scar in the Canadian production of Disney’s The Lion King

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

James Earl Jones and Donald Glover Join Live-Action Lion King Remake by Tristan Halstead

In today’s latest “we didn’t know we needed this until now” news, Variety has reported that recent Golden Globe-winner Donald Glover will lead the upcoming live-actio…

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The Stage Scholarships 2017: Barbara Speake Stage School by Lisa Martland

Jeremiah Waysome, from Canning Town in London, already boasts stage credits as Young Simba in The Lion King tour and as Young

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Friday, February 17, 2017

Just Can't Wait to Be King! Donald Glover and James Earl Jones Sign On for Live-Action Remake of THE LION KING by BroadwayWorld

In two tweets this afternoon, director of the upcoming live action remake of Disney's, The Lion King, Jon Favreau, revealed that star of FX's 'Atlanta', Donald Glover, and original Mufasa, J…

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Jake Gyllenhaal-Led Sunday in the Park with George Gives the Hudson Theatre New Life by Ryan McPhee

When making a work of art, first of all you need a good foundation, otherwise it's risky from the start. Fortunately for the new Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George, they&…

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Friday, February 10, 2017
Thursday, February 9, 2017

The Lion King's Stephen Carlile on the Best Part of Playing the Villain, Pukey Parrots & More by

Age: 38 Hometown: London, England Current Role: Stephen Carlile is making his Broadway debut in The Lion King as Scar, Simba's wicked uncle whose terrible deed and resul…

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All Broadway Shows Will Play as Scheduled on February 9; Exchanges Offered for Customers by

The show must go on, even as Winter Storm Niko delivers up to a foot of snow to the Great White Way. All Broadway shows will play as scheduled on February 9. The followings shows will offer…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Surpasses $3 Million Again, Claiming the Top Spot by Ryan McPhee

The show is non-stop. Hamilton reigned supreme at the box office once again, managing to gross over $3 million in eight performances. This is the fourth time the Tony and Pulitzer-winning mu…

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Estefans’ On Your Feet To Begin Tour in Miami, Broward Will Get Hamilton First in Region & Kravis Finally Hosts The Lion King by Bill Hirschman

Hamilton, On Your Feet, The Lion King, and a host of major Broadway titles will tour South Florida's three major presenting houses over the next two seasons,

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Surpasses $3 Million Again, Claiming the Top Spot by Over $2 Million by Ryan McPhee

The show is non-stop. Hamilton reigned supreme at the box office once again, managing to gross over $3 million in eight performances. This is the fourth time the Tony and Pulitzer-winning mu…

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

What We Learned at BroadwayCon by Ruthie Fierberg

During the three-day convention co-presented by Playbill, creators and actors revealed a whole lot of secrets about Broadway favorites like Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, The Lion King, and mor…

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Theater News: Broadway's The Lion King Welcomes a New Scar

A UK stage veteran makes his Broadway debut.

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Be Prepared! The Lion King Welcomes Stephen Carlile as Scar in His Broadway Debut by Lindsey Sullivan

Stephen Carlile begins performances as Scar in The Lion King on January 31. This marks the actor's Broadway debut; he originated the role on the U.K. tour. Carlile appeared in the West …

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Be Prepared! THE LION KING Welcomes New Scar Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's award-winning best musical, The Lion King, welcomes Stephen Carlile as Scar beginning performances tonight, Tuesday, January 31st, 2017. Carlile makes his Broadway debut, having o…

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Monday, January 30, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Star-Packed The Front Page Wraps Up Limited Engagement with Good News by Ryan McPhee

The revival of The Front Page, starring a plethora of stage and screen favorites (including Nathan Lane, John Goodman, John Slattery, Holland Taylor and more) played its final performance on…

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Clive Owen Will Headline Julie Taymor’s ‘M. Butterfly’ Broadway Revival by Jeremy Gerard

Clive Owen is set to star this fall in the first Broadway revival of the 1988 Tony best play M. Butterfly, with Julie Taymor (The Lion King, Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark) directing. Last s…

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Saturday, January 28, 2017

Julie Taymor Has Her Eyes on ACROSS THE UNIVERSE for Future Stage Adaptation by BroadwayWorld

According to Variety, during a panel on Broadway's THE LION KING, Julie Taymor was asked what film she wants to bring to the stage next. 'Across the Universe,' she said. 'It belongs onstage.'

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Friday, January 27, 2017

9 Secrets Director Julie Taymor Revealed about The Lion King by Ruthie Fierberg

During the BroadwayCon conversation with the Tony-winning director, Taymor and Thomas Schumacher divulged the humble origins of the international hit.

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Elton John & Paul Rudnick Team Up to Write The Devil Wears Prada Broadway Musical by Ryan McPhee

We’re one step closer to a Broadway diva belting the chronicles of cerulean. Elton John and playwright/essayist Paul Rudnick are at work to bring The Devils Wears Prada to the stage. T…

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Elton John tapped to write 'The Devil Wears Prada' musical by Tribune News Services

Elton John has been tapped to write the songs for a devilish upcoming musical — "The Devil Wears Prada." Producer Kevin McCollum said Thursday that John, the composer of Broadway hits "The…

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Oh, Hello Bids Farewell to Broadway on a Charmed Note by Ryan McPhee

There's a little less tuna on Broadway now. Oh, Hello, starring Nick Kroll and John Mulaney as septuagenarian public access TV hosts, hung up its turtleneck at the Lyceum Theatre on…

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Theater News: The Lion King Celebrates 8,000 Broadway Performances

The long-running show features Elton John and Tim Rice's music from the1994 Disney film.

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