Friday, July 31, 2020

Beyoncé's Black is King now available to stream on Disney+!

The day has finally come for both The Lion King fans and Beyoncé fans alike. Queen Bee's highly anticipated concept album slash musical film, Black is King, has now been released on Disn…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Why Disney's Bradley Gibson, Syndee Winters, Noah J. Ricketts & Bonita Hamilton Say It's Important to 'Sit at the Throne' by Caitlin Moynihan

With global protests calling for justice and racial equality, Black Broadway artists are using their voices to promote change. In an effort to keep the conversation growing, inv…

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Four Disney on Broadway Stars to Join Aladdin's Michael James Scott for This Week's Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Tony Nominee Christopher Jackson to Perform Benefit Concert Live from New World Stages by Lindsey Sullivan

Here comes the general! In addition to watching Christopher Jackson as George Washington in Hamilton on Disney+ or in Hulu's We Are Freestyle Love Supreme documentary, fans of the smooth-v…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Musical Based on The Lost Boys Movie Eyes a Broadway Bow by Lindsey Sullivan

Though theaters remain shut down due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, stage shows are, of course, still being developed. According to SYFY WIRE, musician Gerard McMahon is "nearly done" creat…

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Tina Fey, Rosie O’Donnell & More Set for This Week's Stars in the House by Lindsey Sullivan

An impressive lineup is set for this week's episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley. …

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Girls Scouts Partner With Disney on Broadway Mega-Mix-Theater-Party by American Theatre Editors

The free online workshop, open to non-Scouts, will feature music and choreography from 'Frozen,' 'Aladdin!' and 'The Lion King.'

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

Fatherhood in 10 Broadway Musicals by New York Theater

  In honor of Father’s Day, here are songs by fathers, or about fathers, in a range of Broadway musicals – Be More Chill, Kinky Boots, Hamilton…. He Lives in You from The Lion King So…

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

VIDEO: SIX, HEATHERS, COME FROM AWAY, and More Perform at Virtual West End Live

This year's virtual West End Live is underway! The first highlights programme features performances from Six, Wicked, Heathers, The Lion King, Bat Out of Hell, Les Miserables, Come From Away…

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Monday, June 15, 2020

Ain't Too Proud Star Jelani Remy Joins Built for the Stage June 15 by Playbill Staff

The Lion King alum chats and works out with Built for the Stage founder Joe Rosko in the weekly fitness series.

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Friday, June 12, 2020

NEWS: Wales Millennium Centre closes til Jan with 250 roles affected; touring will suffer ‘for years to come’ by Terri Paddock

Wales Millennium Centre has announced that the venue will remain closed until at least January 2021, due to the devastating impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the theatre industry. Produc…

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

Standing @ Zero: Ain't Too Proud's E. Clayton Cornelious by JK

This month's Standing @ Zero hero is a 20 year veteran of Broadway, and he's done it all. On and off-Broadway, regional and national tour credits fill a long resume of not only ensemble work…

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Friday, June 5, 2020

Why Is The Emerald City So White? by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady …

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Inspiring Theatre Arts Related Ted Talks by People of Color by Performerstuff

Inspiring Theatre Arts Related Ted Talks by People of Color Written by Tiffany Wilkie June 4, 2020 TED Talks are small lectures (both fun and serious) that are given by professionals fr…

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

PBS to Air Lena: A Moment With the Lady, Starring Broadway's Syndee Winters

Winters has been seen in Hamilton, The Lion King, and more.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020
Friday, May 29, 2020

Well, Nobody’s Using The Airport These Days, So Let’s Use It As A Drive-In by Artsjournal1

That’s what Uruguayans are doing with Carrasco International Airport near Montevideo. The movies, screened every evening, range from The Lion King and Sonic the Hedgehog to Bohemian Rhapso…

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Saturday, May 23, 2020


Disneyland Paris has released a video of its The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands stage show!

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Circle of Life' From THE LION KING

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and …

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Watch the Original Cast of Broadway's The Lion King Reunite for Dance-Driven 'He Lives in You' Performance by Andrew Gans

The socially distanced video also features remarks by Tony winners Julie Taymor, Heather Headley, and Garth Fagan.

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

VIDEO: THE LION KING Original Cast Members Reunite for A Virtual Performance of 'He Lives In You'

Members of the Original Cast of Broadway's 'The Lion King' reunites after 23 years to uplift and celebrate the fact that even in the midst of this unprecedented time, 'He Lives in You'.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

West End's Lyceum Theatre Suffers Severe Flood

West End's Lyceum Theatre, home to The Lion King, has suffered a severe flood yesterday.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Lion King's London home, the Lyceum Theatre, has been flooded

"This is the morning report." Last night (11 May 2020), the orchestra pit located in the basement of the Lyceum Theatre was flooded by about 12 feet (4 metres) in depth. The London Fire …

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Sunday, May 10, 2020

Exclusive Podcast: Broadway's Backbone with Ed Dixon

The Lion King's PSM Ron Vodicka and Calleri Casting's Paul Davis talk about growing up together in the theatre world of San Diego, along with the host Brad Bradley. Talking points include th…

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

VIDEO: Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen and Donald Glover Sing 'Hakuna Matata' on THE DISNEY FAMILY SINGALONG: VOLUME II

'“The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II” airs Mother's Day, SUNDAY, MAY 10 (7:00-8:00 p.m. EDT). Get a sneak peek here at the all-star voice cast of The Lion King, Donald Glover, Seth R…

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Broadway Brainteasers: THE LION KING Wild Word Search

Today we're headed to the African Savannah for a wild word search based on Disney's The Lion King! 

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Friday, May 1, 2020

VIDEO: BROADWAY SESSIONS Hosts A Digital Open Mic Night

Tonight, Broadway Sessions welcomed Broadway favorites Blaine Krauss (Great Comet, Hamilton, The Lion King), Arianna Afsar (Eliza in Hamilton) and Janet Krupin (If/Then, Bring It On, Hands …

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Sunny Showtunes: Ward Off Worries with THE LION KING!

We here at BroadwayWorld know that sometimes social-distancing can get you down. With the theatre industry at a standstill, many of us are craving some trademark musical theatre merriment to…

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THE LION KING Releases Free New Instagram Filter

Inspired by the Tony Award®-winning Best Musical Disney's The Lion King, Instagram and Disney Theatrical Productions have released a free new special filter for fans to enjoy and share.

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