Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Waving Goodbye to Tony-Winning Musical Dear Evan Hansen by Lindsey Sullivan

September 18 was an emotional day for Dear Evan Hansen fans, and here's why: the Tony-winning musical played its final performance at the Music Box Theatre. The show opened on December 4, …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:03PM

Disney's Frozen | San Francisco Tickets On Sale Now by Broadwaysf

Disney's FROZEN is coming to the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco from November 18–December 30. From the producer of THE LION KING and ALADDIN, FROZEN, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, …

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:42PM

Singer and Broadway Alum Marva Hicks Passes Away at 66 by Margaret Hall

Ms. Hicks, who appeared on the Main Stem in Caroline, Or Change, The Lion King, and Motown, collaborated with Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, and Chaka Khan.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:37AM
Monday, September 19, 2022

Marva Hicks Dies: Singer-Actor Appeared In Broadway’s ‘The Lion King’, ‘Motown The Musical’ by Greg Evans

Marva Hicks, the singer and actor who made her Broadway debut in 1981’s Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music and most recently appeared in 2013’s Motown The Musical, died September 16 in N…

SOURCE: Deadline at 02:12PM

Broadway Vet Marva Hicks, of Caroline, or Change and More, Has Died

Hicks appeared on Broadway in The Lion King, Caroline, or Change, and other musicals.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 01:18PM
Friday, September 16, 2022

S8 Ep7 The Lion King Cubs from Broadway by Automatic Episode Import

Broadway's The Lion King cubs Mariama Diop, Evie Winter Lee, Donovan Louis Bazemore and Jayden Theophile perform with Joshua Turchin and talk about what it's like to be in The Lion King on B…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 01:01AM
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Disney's Rachel Zegler-Led SNOW WHITE Sets 2024 Release Date

Rachel Zegler will be joined in the upcoming film by Gal Gadot as the Evil Queen and Tony-winner Andrew Burnap as a new male lead character. Last week, Gadot and Zegler appeared at Disney…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:49PM

Wake Up With BWW 9/15: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Extends, and More!

Top stories include an extension for the off-Broadway production of Merrily We Roll Along, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, and Lindsay Mendez. Plus, new cast members will join The…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:07AM
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Interview: Kevin Cahoon Talks MONARCH Country Music Series on FOX

Known for his work in musicals like Hedwig and the Angry Inch and The Lion King, Kevin Cahoon is taking his talents to the small screen as Earl Clark in Monarch on FOX. BroadwayWorld caught …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:10PM

Khalifa White & More Join the National Tour of The Lion King by Lindsey Sullivan

The North American tour of Disney’s The Lion King is set to welcome Khalifa White as Nala, Peter Hargrav as Scar and Nick LaMedica as Zazu. The new cast members will begin performances in…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:25PM

Peter Hargrave, Nick LaMedica, and Khalifa White to Join North American Tour of The Lion King by Andrew Gans

The Disney tour begins a two-week return engagement September 14 at Tucson's Centennial Hall.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:33AM

THE LION KING North American Tour Welcomes New Cast Members This Month

The North American tour of Disney's The Lion King is pleased to welcome Peter Hargrave, Nick LaMedica and Khalifa White as Scar, Zazu and Nala, respectively.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:19AM

Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ Tour Welcomes New Cast Members by Matthew Herzog

The Lion King. Photo by Brinkhoff-Mogenburg. The North American tour of Disney’s The Lion King is will welcome Peter Hargrave, Nick LaMedica and Khalifa White as Scar, Zazu and Nala,…

SOURCE: tourstoyou.org at 10:41AM
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Blockbuster Wicked Flies High with Box Office Boost by Caitlin Moynihan

Wicked, the long-running hit musical, which stars Talia Suskauer and Brittney Johnson, saw a box office boost earning $1,360,100. Lea Michele's Funny Girl debut also brought the musical …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:03PM

Episode 321: Kevin Cahoon gets Broadwaysted! by Automatic Episode Import

Take a rapid fire trip through an amazing career! Play along as Kevin Cahoon (@KevinCahoon - The Wedding Singer, The Lion King, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, & more) joins Bryan, Kevin, and K…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 01:01AM
Monday, September 12, 2022

Photos: Cast Members From ALADDIN, THE LION KING & FROZEN Perform at D23 Expo Legends Ceremony

Michael James Scott, Jacob Dickey, Katie Terza, Jelani Remy, Pearl Kwezi, Caelan Creaser, and Tatyana Lubov from Disney's productions of Aladdin and The Lion King, and The North American Tou…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:22PM
Sunday, September 11, 2022

Disney Announces The Lion King Film Prequel Called Mufasa

The movie will be directed by Barry Jenkins.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 11:48PM

Disney on Broadway Immersive Experience Ends September 11 With D23 Expo's Last Day by Leah Putnam

Using a virtual reality headset, guests go inside major numbers from Broadway’s Aladdin, The Lion King, and Frozen.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Friday, September 9, 2022

Disney Kicks Off D23 Expo, Featuring Virtual Reality Broadway Experiences, September 9 by Leah Putnam

Attendees go inside major numbers from Broadway’s Aladdin, The Lion King, and Frozen with virtual reality headsets.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:49AM
Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Mr. Saturday Night, Starring Billy Crystal, Ends Broadway Run with Packed Houses by Caitlin Moynihan

Mr. Saturday Night, starring Billy Crystal, played its final performance at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre on September 4 and audiences rushed in for a last laugh. The musical comedy, based…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:49PM
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Thank You, Five: Backstage With The Lion King’s Pearl Khwezi by Heather Gershonowitz

Playbill gets ready with Khwezi as she prepares for her entrance as Broadway's Nala.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:33AM
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Disney's Frozen | International Montage by Broadwaysf

Disney's FROZEN is coming to the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco from November 18–December 30. --- --- --- --- --- From the producer of THE LION KING and ALADDIN, FROZEN, the Tony®-nom…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:08PM

Broadway Grosses: Moulin Rouge! The Musical Brings Summertime Sizzle by Lindsey Sullivan

Moulin Rouge! The Musical, which officially opened on July 25, 2019, is still going strong at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. The Tony-winning musical, inspired by Baz Luhrmann’s film, brought …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:48PM
Thursday, August 25, 2022

THE LION KING celebrates #ManchesterPride by Disney On Broadway

To celebrate #ManchesterPride, cast members from the touring production of THE LION KING collaborated with the Manchester Proud Chorus to create this very special recording of ‘Can You Fee…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:37AM
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Flock to Pride Rock for Long-Running The Lion King by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been almost 25 years since Disney brought the story of The Lion King to the Broadway stage, and it continues to be a fan-favorite. The long-running musical is often named a box office c…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:37PM

Broadway box office feels the weight of three fewer shows by Caitlin Hornik

With three fewer shows running last week, Broadway’s box office took a financial hit. For the week ending Aug. 21, the 20 productions grossed $22,232,527, down 19% from the previous week. …

SOURCE: Broadway News at 05:00PM

The Lion King, Wicked, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, More to Offer Autism Friendly Performances by Margaret Hall

The performances are part of TDF's accessibility programs, now in their 11th season of providing the special performances.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM
Monday, August 22, 2022

TDF announces autism-friendly performances from “Wicked” and more by Caitlin Hornik

Theatre Development Fund (TDF) has announced the 11th season of the Autism-Friendly Performances (AFP) program. These performances are geared towards individuals with autism, as well as thos…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 03:27PM

THE LION KING, WICKED & More to Take Part in TDF's 11th Season of Autism Friendly Performances

TDF is presenting their 11th season of Autism Friendly Performances for individuals on the autism spectrum or with other developmental or cognitive disabilities. The season begins on Sunday…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:31PM
Friday, August 19, 2022

Shoshana Bean, Matt Doyle & More to Perform Free Pop-Up Concerts for 'Broadway Forever'

The summer concerts — free and open to all New Yorkers — will include performances from 2022 Tony Award Nominee Shoshana Bean (Wicked, Waitress, Mr. Saturday Night), 2022 Tony Award Winn…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:26PM
Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Tina: The Tina Turner Musical Brings Crowds in During Final Weekend by Lindsey Sullivan

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical concluded its run at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on August 14, bringing audiences in to bid the hit-packed show farewell. The production played to 99.62 pe…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:18PM

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