Friday, December 2, 2016

Odds & Ends: Stars Tapped for Gypsy of the Year Include Christian Borle, Bette Midler is 'Utterly Game' for Dolly Revival & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Christian Borle & More Set for Gypsy of the Year Tony winners Christian Borle, Cynthia Erivo and Jessie Mueller, along …

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Thursday, December 1, 2016
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Monday, November 28, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Had Three Million Things to Be Thankful for this Holiday Weekend by Ryan McPhee

There may be a million things he hasn’t done, but Alexander Hamilton can at least cross off making over three million dollars in a single week. The smash hit Hamilton led the box offic…

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‘Hamilton’s $998 Top Yields $3M Week, $300 Average Ticket Price At Holiday Broadway B.O. by Jeremy Gerard

With its seasonal top price of $998, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s historico-musico rap blockbuster registered $3.26 million in ticket sales last week, the first of the expected Thanksgiving-to…

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Sunday, November 27, 2016
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Spotlight On...Kathleen O'Neill by Michael Block

Name:  Kathleen O'NeillHometown: Small town in WisconsinEducation: MFA from Boston University in DirectingSelect Credits: I seem to be doing a number of originating roles - Annie Jump C…

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Dear Evan Hansen Off to Strong Start at Box Office by

The much-buzzed about Dear Evan Hansen began Broadway previews this week and immediately broke into our top five shows by capacity list. Bringing in a solid $804,291 over seven performances,…

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Where you can see old ‘Lion King’ masks and a pre- ‘Hamilton’ Miranda by Barbara Hoffman

In the heart of Lincoln Center, “A Chorus Line” is still kicking, its sequined top hats just a stone’s throw from Rafiki, “The Lion King” sage, and clips of a pre-“Hamilton” Li…

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

‘Curtain Up’ at New York Public Library by Isabella Mason

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is hosting an exhibition, titled 'Curtain Up: Celebrating the Last 40 Years of Theatre in New York and London', on view through June 30, 2017.…

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Make a Joyful Noise! Nathaniel Stampley & Carrie Compere Begin Performances in The Color Purple by Lindsey Sullivan

Must be somethin' to fuss about! Nathaniel Stampley and Carrie Compere start performances in The Color Purple as Mister and Sofia, respectively, beginning on November 15. Both Isaiah Joh…

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Monday, November 14, 2016

Broadway Grosses: Kinky Boots Hits a Box Office Spike as It Enters the Land of Todrick by Ryan McPhee

YouTube sensation Todrick Hall is back on Broadway, and he's here to raise the grosses up for the long-running Kinky Boots. In Hall's second week of performances, the Tony-winning mu…

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Today on Broadway: Monday, November 14, 2016 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: “The Lion King” Celebrates 19th Anniversary, Evening Standard Announces Theatre Awards, and More. “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podca…

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

The Lion King Turns 19 Today by Robert Viagas

The Broadway productions of The Lion King and Chicago will celebrate anniversaries this week that few other shows can boast.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

THE LION KING Celebrates 19th Anniversary on Broadway This Sunday by BroadwayWorld

Entering its 20thyear,THE LION KINGcontinues ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world. Since its Broadway premiere on November 13, 1997, 24 global productions have be…

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Broadway Grosses: The Front Page Remains Above the Fold, with the Help of More than a Few Stars by Ryan McPhee

The Front Page may not make the main story of the charts, but it's certainly above the fold. The starry revival grossed $1,282,500—its highest figure so far—and was just shy …

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Disney's THE LION KING Announces Next Dedicated Autism-Friendly Performance for June 2017 by BroadwayWorld

Disney UK today announced that its production of THE LION KING will hold a dedicated Autism-Friendly Performance on Sunday 4 June 2017 at 130pm.

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Going for the Gold! The Lion King Joins Forces with ESPN to Break Down a Performer's Athleticism by the Numbers by Lindsey Sullivan

Nine characters, 14 costume changes, 2.7 miles traveled—and that's only during one performance of The Lion King. Imagine doing that eight times a week! Lion King ensemble member In…

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STAGE TUBE: ESPN Explores Stamina on Broadway at THE LION KING by Stage Tube

The Lion Kingteamed up with ESPN Sports Science for an exclusive look behind the scenes at the physical and mental athleticism required to perform in the award-winning best musical 8 times a…

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Danny Rutigliano Takes Over for Lee Wilkof in Broadway's Holiday Inn by Ryan McPhee

Broadway alum Danny Rutigliano will assume the role of Danny in Holiday Inn beginning November 1. He takes over for Lee Wilkof in the Roundabout production, which is scheduled to run at Stud…

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Broadway Grosses: Amidst a Box Office Dip, Hamilton Doesn't Throw Away Its...You Get the Point by Ryan McPhee

In a week when most shows took a dip (or—in some cases—a plunge), Hamilton continues to rise up (time to take a shot). The Tony and Pulitzer-winning musical was up nearly a quart…

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Friday, October 28, 2016

Thuli Dumakude Brings South African and American Musical Celebration Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Lion King star will lead an ensemble of women who will perform the holiday musical in both English and Zulu.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Show Time: Complete the Circle of Life with Our Makeup Tutorial from ‘The Lion King’ by Amy Sapp

The leaves have begun to change color. The aroma of apple cider now wafts through your office cubicle. The term PSL is no longer irrelevant. Autumn has fallen. In other words, Halloween is n…

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