Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Sunset Boulevard Dominates 2017 Easter Bonnet Competition; Event Raises Record $6.38 Million by Robert Viagas

The Lion King nabbed the Best Bonnet and Best Presentation awards at the annual event.

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Will Billy Eichner & Seth Rogen Team Up as Timon & Pumbaa in the Lion King Live-Action Remake? by Broadway.com

Comedy favorites Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen look likely to play Timon and Pumbaa, respectively, in the upcoming live-action Lion King film, according to The Wrap. The pair is in …

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Hakuna Matata! Disney's Live-Action LION KING Finds Its Timon & Pumbaa by Movies News Desk

On the heels of today's announcement of the official release date for Disney's live-action remake of THE LION KING, The Wrap reports that comedic actorsBilly Eichner and Seth Rogen are in fi…

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Just Can't Wait! Disney Reveals Release Date for Live-Action LION KING by Movies News Desk

We just can't wait Variety reports that Disney's previously announced live-action remake of THE LION KING also in 3D will hit theaters on June 19, 2019.

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Jon Favreau Wants Beyoncé For His ‘Lion King’ Remake by Rino16

With Disney’s live action Beauty and the Beast proving that musical theater translates well to the big screen, fans of the Disney cartoon can look forward to director Jon Favreau bringing …

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Monday, April 24, 2017

The Fans Have Spoken! Here Are the Top 10 Roles Tony Host Kevin Spacey Should Play on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously announced, Tony and Oscar winner Kevin Spacey has his next big gig lined up: hosting the 71st annual Tony Awards! In honor of Spacey's upcoming stint, we asked the fans whi…

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Broadway Grosses: New Musical War Paint Soars at Box Office in Packed Spring Season by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway musical War Paint, starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, saw an uptick at the box office in the week ending April 24. The tuner following the rise of beauty titans H…

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Director Jon Favreau Talks Challenges of Disney's Live-Action THE LION KING by Movies News Desk

Director Jon Favreau participated in a special QampA at this year's Tribea Film Festival Directors Series on Friday night and discussed his newest project, a live action Disney adaptation of…

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

'The Lion King' fills the Fox with glorious theatricality by Judith Newmark St. Louis Post-Dispatch

At 20, the show still dazzles with puppets, music and dance.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Melbourne: your wish has been granted – Aladdin by Arts Review

Disney’s hit musical Aladdin has opened in Melbourne at Her Majesty’s Theatre after a successful season in Sydney’s Capitol Theatre. Aladdin is Disney’s most successful musical after…

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Odds & Ends: Bette Midler & Ben Platt Set for Easter Bonnet Competition; Groundhog Day Album Released & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Bette Midler, Ben Platt & More Set for Easter Bonnet Competition Broadway’s best will take part in Broadway Cares/…

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Monday, April 17, 2017

Broadway Grosses: No Sweat for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner as Grosses Rise by Andy Lefkowitz

Lynn Nottage’s new Broadway play Sweat, which on April 10 was named winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, reaped benefits in the week following at the box office. The work, play…

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Friday, April 14, 2017

The Lion King and The Legend of Mulan: this week’s best UK theatre and dance by Lyn Gardner and Judith Mackrell

Two tales tackled by Disney are reimagined for the stage. Plus: Sally Cookson adapts Fellini’s La Strada and Dance International Glasgow returns1 The Lion KingIn hindsight it seems absurd …

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Best Bets: Daniel Tosh, Lewis Black, Jay and Silent Bob, Rick Ankiel, 'The Lion King' by Go! Magazine Staff

Our staff picks the best things to do this week — with a look ahead.

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Come From Away, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory & More New Musicals Take Flight at the Box Office by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway season is officially in bloom! The Tony eligibility cut-off date is April 27, which means there are a whole bunch of productions bowing on the Great White Way this month. Accord…

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Podcast: New Episode of Disney's Original Podcast Series Highlights THE LION KING's 20 Year History by Disney On Broadway

A few weeks ago, we spoke with cast members of THE LION KING to explore the family that has been built over the show's 20-year history and today we get a chance to hear from the folks off-st…

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Monday, April 3, 2017

The Fans Have Spoken! Here's Which Songwriters You Would You Like to See Star in Their Own Broadway Musicals by Lindsey Sullivan

Waitress' Tony and Grammy-nominated composer Sara Bareilles officially took her first Broadway bow on March 31. Bareilles taking on the lead role in her own musical has us inspired in ma…

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Broadway Grosses: Bette Midler-Led Hello, Dolly! Revival Excels at Broadway Box Office by Andy Lefkowitz

The new Broadway revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman’s musical classic Hello, Dolly! proved a strong performer at the Shubert Theatre box office in the week ending April 2. The…

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Will Beyonce Play Nala in the Lion King Live-Action Film? by Broadway.com

The upcoming live-action Lion King film could have its love interest for Simba, set to be voiced by Donald Glover. Variety is reporting that Beyoncé Knowles is a “top choice&rdq…

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Queen Bey Meets THE LION KING: Will Beyonce Play 'Nala' in Jon Favreau's Big Screen Remake? by BroadwayWorld

ComingSoon.net has reported that Jon Favreau's live action remake of The Lion King may acquire the queen as its female lead as Beyonce Knowles is reportedly the front runner for the role of …

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VIDEO: On This Day, March 30- THE LION KING Plays 1,000 Broadway Performances by Stage Tube

On this day in 2000,The Lion King,reachedits 1,000th performance at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Based on the animated film of the same name, the show opened on Broadway November13, 1997 and w…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Animated Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Coming to the Big Screen by Broadway.com

Tony winners Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice and Elton John will team up for an animated movie version of the musical favorite Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, according to Deadli…

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Waitress Serves It Up in Jessie Mueller’s Final Week by Andy Lefkowitz

The Broadway musical Waitress brought in more than double its take at last week’s box office in the week ending March 26. Waitress made $1,021,454.30, while last week it brought in $49…

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Photo Flash: Ephraim Sykes and the Cast of THE LION KING Bring Down the House at BROADWAY AT W by BroadwayWorld

Broadway at W Times Square continues to wow audiences and hotel guests with their new,hit concert series featuring Broadway cast members and their respective shows accompanied by acoustic gu…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

VIDEO: Teacher Uses 3D Printer to Create Masks for School Production of THE LION KING by BroadwayWorld

Teacher Ashley Ricart was recently featured on the YouTube series 'MatterHackers Minute' for using 3D printing in the classroom for a variety of subjects, including creating amazing masks fo…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

'The Lion King’ at The Lyceum Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

The Lyceum Theatre, London presents “The Lion King,” a musical running through October 1, 2017.Julie Taymor, the director of the musical has transformed this beloved Disney movie into a …

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Broadway Grosses: War Paint Fills the House as Shows Excel in Previews by Andy Lefkowitz

Shows in previews took off in capacity during the week ending March 19. The new musical War Paint, starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, filled the Nederlander Theatre to 92.01%, up …

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