Thursday, August 17, 2017

Top 5 theatre jobs of the week: The Lion King, Chichester Festival Theatre, Exeter Northcott Theatre and more… by The Stage

This week’s top theatre jobs on The Stage Jobs include jobs at Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, deputy head of lighting at Chichester Festival Theatre

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Broadway Grosses: On the Heels of Closing Notice, Audiences Rush to See Broadway's Acclaimed Great Comet by

The Broadway community was disappointed this past week to get the news that Broadway's 12-time Tony-nominated musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 will be ending it…

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Friday, August 11, 2017

VIDEO: Disney Celebrates World Lion Day with New Music Video of 'Be Prepared' by Movies News Desk

Walt Disney Studios along with David Garibaldi helped celebrate World Lion Day by releasing a special music video of 'Be Prepared'from the upcoming Walt Disney's Signature Collection of THE …

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 #LiveatFive with Jelani Remy of The Lion King by

Jelani Remy stops by HQ to chat about The Lion King and more with Paul Wontorek.

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THE LION KING, COME FROM AWAY, WICKED and ALADDIN to Continue TDF's Autism-Friendly Broadway Lineup by BroadwayWorld

TDF, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts which celebrates its 50th year of service in 2018, today announced their full seventh season of autism-friendly performan…

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Theater News: Autism-Friendly Performances Announced for The Lion King, Wicked, and More

Also on the docket are Come From Away and Aladdin.

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Odds & Ends: Watch The Lion King's Simba Visit Real Lions at the Bronx Zoo, October Sky Musical to Receive Lab Production & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Watch The Lion King's Simba Visit Real Lions at the Bronx Zoo Disney's hit musical The Lion King is getting super m…

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WATCH: The Lion King’s Jelani Remy Visits the Bronx Zoo for Character Research by Ruthie Fierberg

Broadway’s Simba meets the lions that inspire his onstage persona.

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Video Flash: The Lion King's Jelani Remy Visits the Bronx Zoo

Join the Broadway star in learning about real-life lions.

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VIDEO: THE LION KING Marks World Lion Day with Visit to the Bronx Zoo by BroadwayWorld

Disney Theatrical has released the first video of three in partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society and the Bronx Zoo in celebration of World Lion Day. This video pairs Jelani Remy Sim…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Alfre Woodard Signs on for THE LION KING Remake by BroadwayWorld

The Hollywood Reporterhas reportedthat Alfre Woodard has signed on to join Jon Favreau's big screen remake of Disney'sThe Lion King. Woodard will provide the voice ofSarabi, Simba's mom.

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Broadway Grosses: Paula Vogel & Rebecca Taichman's Celebrated Indecent Goes Out on Top with Best Week Yet by

It was a bittersweet week for the creative family who brought Pulitzer winner Paula Vogel and Tony winner Rebecca Taichman's moving collaboration Indecent to Broadway. Audiences made the…

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This Is Who We Would Cast In Disney’s Live-Action “The Lion King” by Rachel Jarvis

Earlier this year, amidst the news of a future Lion King live-action film, director Jon Favreau announced via his Instagram that James Earl Jones (Fences, The Great White Hope) will be playi…

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Broadway Rafiki to Kick Off THE LION KING SING-ALONG in Los Angeles by Bww News Desk

Fandango, the leading digital network for all things movies, is teaming up with The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, The Walt Disney Studios and the Walt Disney Signature Collection to host an …

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Friday, August 4, 2017

First Look at FROZEN's New Broadway Artwork! by BroadwayWorld

Disney's new Broadway musical Frozen will join Disney hits Aladdin and The Lion King on Broadway in spring 2018 at the St. James Theatre. Prior to Broadway, Frozen will play its out-of-town …

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Upcoming Auditions for Hamilton (Chicago), Kinky Boots, The Full Monty, and The Lion King by Playbill Staff

Here's a selection of upcoming auditions in the New York area and around the country.

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Be Prepared! Chiwetel Ejiofor in Talks to Voice the Role of Scar in Live-Action The Lion King by

Oscar nominee and Olivier winner Chiwetel Ejiofor looks likely to voice the role of the evil Scar in the upcoming live-action version of The Lion King, says The Hollywood Reporter.  Th…

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Chiwetel Ejiofor to Voice Scar in Disney's Live-Action THE LION KING by BroadwayWorld

According to reports, the 12 YEARS A SLAVE star is now in final talks with the studio to take on the character originally voiced by Jeremy Irons in the original animated version.

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WATCH: James Corden does The Lion King: The Crosswalk Musical

The third instalment of James Corden's "Crosswalk Musical" segment is another long-running West End classic THE LION KING. "Crosswalk Musicals" take a famous musical theatre show and condens…

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Hans Zimmer: Live on Tour at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles by Blouin Artinfo

Following the sell-out successful tour in Europe, Hans Zimmer will be visiting Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.After a Hollywood career that spans decades, this concert marks one of the fir…

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Will Beyonce Join THE LION KING Remake with A Starring Role AND a Soundtrack? by BroadwayWorld

It has been reported that Beyonce is currently in final negotiations to star as Nala in Jon Favreau's upcoming big screen remake of Disney's The Lion King.

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Broadway Grosses: Long-Running Hit The Book of Mormon Reaches New Milestone by

When the new musical comedy The Book of Mormon first said "Hello!" in 2011, the show began a long-term Broadway reign that has since made an indelible mark on the theater…

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#BroadwayBey? Beyonce set to Star as Nala in a Live-Action remake of The Lion King by George M. Johnson

You heard it correctly. Rumor has it that the mother of Blue, Rumi, Sir, and the Beyhive is close to inking a deal that will have her cast as Nala, in the Live-Action Remake of The Lion King…

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Kevin Sims by Zack Calhoon

KEVIN SIMS received his training at the University of Northern Colorado, The William Esper Studio, The Second City in both Chicago and Toronto, and sharpened his Shakespeare with Shakespeare…

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Broadway Rafiki to Kick Off THE LION KING SING-ALONG in Los Angeles by BroadwayWorld

Fandango, the leading digital network for all things movies, is teaming up with The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, The Walt Disney Studios and the Walt Disney Signature Collection to host an …

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Photo Flash: FROZEN Arrives Brings Arendelle to Denver! by BroadwayWorld

Disney Theatrical Productions launches its new Broadway-bound musical Frozen from Aug. 17-Oct. 1 at Denver's Buell Theatre. The new stage adaptation of the popular animated film plays a try-…

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Theater News: The Lion King's Lebo M. to Perform With Hans Zimmer at Radio City

The Grammy-winning musician will perform the famous opening to "Circle of Life" as a special guest of Zimmer's touring concert.

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Broadway Grosses: A Doll's House, Part 2 Celebrates Best Week Yet in Laurie Metcalf's Final Slate of Performances by

Fierce stage talent Laurie Metcalf helped usher playwright Lucas Hnath onto the Great White Way in 2017, leading the cast of his Broadway-debut play, A Doll's House, Part 2. The act…

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