Thursday, December 7, 2023

Red Bucket Follies 2023 Highlights by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

An exultant and effervescent Red Bucket Follies returned after a four-year, pandemic-induced hiatus to celebrate six weeks of enthusiastic and dedicated fundraising. The star-studded variety…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Broadway's The Lion King Welcomes New Young Stars December 5 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning international hit continues at the Minskoff Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Friday, December 1, 2023

MJ the Musical Has a New (Junior) King of Pop on Broadway by Darryn King

A new Little Michael is set to portray the pint-sized version of the King of Pop. Jackson Hayes will join the cast of MJ starting December 1, sharing the role with Max Chambers. Jackson is …

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

The Lion King to Welcome Four New Cubs as Young Simba and Nala by Darryn King

Four new cast members are about to step into the sun in Broadway’s The Lion King. From December 5, Ezekiel Kekuna and Albert Rhodes Jr. will share the role of Young Simba, while Annika Fra…

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Broadway's The Lion King to Welcome New Young Stars by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning international hit continues at the Minskoff Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM

THE LION KING Will Welcome New 'Young Nala' and 'Young Simba' Next Week

The Lion King will welcome Annika Franklin and Nia Thompson as “Young Nala” and Ezekiel Kekuna and Albert Rhodes Jr. as “Young Simba” beginning Tuesday, December 5.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:07AM

How the Bay Area helped shape Disney’s blockbuster stage productions by David John Chávez

Thomas Schumacher, who grew up in San Mateo, is the muscle behind Tony Award-winning musical “The Lion King,” making a San Francisco holiday tour stop.

SOURCE: San Francisco Chronicle at 07:00AM
Monday, November 27, 2023

‘The Lion King’ casts new Young Simbas and Young Nalas by Ruthie Fierberg

The new company members will begin performances on Dec. 5.

SOURCE: Broadway News at 06:21PM
Friday, November 24, 2023

All The Devils Are Here **** by Barry Gordin

By: Mark Rifkin November 18, 2023: In May 2021, Tony nominee Patrick Page presented a streaming version of his one-man show All the Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented the Villain,…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 09:51AM
Tuesday, November 21, 2023

The Lion King Will Open 2nd Sit-Down Production in Toronto by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin at the Princess of Wales next year.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:06PM

Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ To Open A New Toronto Sit-Down Production by Matthew Herzog

Buyi Zama as Rafiki in Disney’s THE LION KING. Photo Deen van Meer. In an unprecedented coup, Toronto will become the first city in North America to have a second sit-down production of Di…

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Broadway Grosses Analysis: Box Office Holds Steady Heading Into Holiday Season by Logan Culwell-Block

The Lion King and Merrily We Roll Along continue to dominate the boards.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:48PM
Saturday, November 18, 2023

The Lion King Glass Ball Ornament Circle of Life - Playbill Store

Description; Reviews (0). Capture the timeless magic of The Lion King with our new and enchanting glass ball ornament. Adorned with striking ...

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Friday, November 17, 2023

New Elton John Musical Tammy Faye Is Coming to Broadway by Darryn King

Tammy Faye, a musical about the heavily made-up American televangelist with music by Elton John, is headed to Broadway for the 2024-25 season. In addition to John's music, the score features…

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Monday, November 13, 2023

The Lion King Celebrates 26 Years on Broadway November 13 by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning international hit continues at the Minskoff Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM

THE LION KING Celebrates 26th Anniversary on Broadway

The Lion King celebrates its 26th anniversary on Broadway today, Monday, November 13th.  

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:48AM
Saturday, November 11, 2023

Broadway Jukebox: Broadway 101- Beginner

Enjoy songs from musicals like: Hairspray, Rent, The Sound of Music, Les Miserables, Dreamgirls, The Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Hamilton, and more!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:00PM
Monday, November 6, 2023
Sunday, November 5, 2023

The Show Must Go On on Elaine Paige on Sunday! by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige has  show tunes, the latest stage and s…

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Friday, November 3, 2023

Vincent Jamal Hooper Used to Work the Night Shift at UPS. Now He's Simba in The Lion King. by Andrew Gans

Hooper is currently making his Broadway debut in the Tony-winning Disney musical.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02PM
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

How Patrick Page Summons Devils in His New Solo Show

Scar in “The Lion King.” The Green Goblin in “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.” The titular green guy in “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” The actor Patrick Page (“Hadestown”) …

SOURCE: Variety at 05:57PM
Friday, October 27, 2023

Broadway Games: Name That Theater! by JK

Broadway Games: Name That Theater!  These are the 15 longest-running shows in Broadway history. The originals ran for years (except Chicago and Oh! Calcutta!), but can you name the theater …

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Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Video: Watch Chris Pine Perform His WISH Villain Song, 'This Is the Thanks I Get?!'

Following in the footsteps of villain songs like “Poor Unfortunate Souls” (“Little Mermaid”), “Be Prepared” (“The Lion King”) and “Mother Knows Best” (“Tangled”), Dis…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:03PM
Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Broadway Newcomer Elijah Rhea Johnson Wants MJ Audiences to Know They’re in Safe Hands by Hayley Levitt

“My favorite is ‘Beat It,’” says Elijah Rhea Johnson. In conversation with Tamsen Fadal for The Broadway Show, the 25-year-old performer picks MJ the Musical’s opening number as hi…

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40 Years of Broadway: Big Trends: Does Size Matter? by JK

40 Years of Broadway: Big Trends: Does Size Matter? It seems fitting that the two current longest-running shows on Broadway are Chicago and The Lion King, when considering the trends we a…

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Monday, October 23, 2023

40 Years of Broadway: Big Trends: The Rise of the Jukebox Musical by JK

40 Years of Broadway: Big Trends:  The Rise of the Jukebox Musical  Historically, musical revues and follies type show were once the bread and butter of Broadway. They were what we'd call…

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Friday, October 20, 2023

TDF and Girl Scouts Troop 6000 At Aladdin and The Lion King on Broaday by TDF

Talk about a whole new world! Nothing makes us happier than watching young people experience the magic of theatre for the first time. It was an honor to partner with the Girl Scouts of Great…

SOURCE: YouTube at 06:33PM

Name That Show: 1990s Broadway Songs by JK

Hello, show tune lovers! Today's game is all about songs from Broadway musicals that opened in the 1990s. You've probably at least heard of most of the shows included here, but how familiar …

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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Watch Now: Disney on Broadway Celebrates 100 Years of Disney by Broadway Direct

In honor of Disney's 100th Anniversary, Disney on Broadway shows of past and present came together for a special performance on Good Morning America. From old favorites like Newsies and …

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 05:08PM

Video: Watch Every DANCING WITH THE STARS Disney Night Performance

Watch videos of every performance from Dancing With the Stars' Disney night, with songs from Frozen, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Beauty & the Beast, and more by Jas…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:49AM

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Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater