Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Roars at WEST END LIVE 2017 by BroadwayWorld

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring the cast of THE LION KINGperforming as part of the thrill…

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Pack the Cort Theatre as Indecent Sees Box Office Surge by Broadway.com

Not long after winning a pair of 2017 Tony Awards, audiences were disappointed to hear that Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman's beautiful collaboration Indecent would close on June 2…

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A “Spongebob SquarePants” Musical Is in Development by Rino16

Making Broadway musicals based around properties that are already very popular is nothing new. “Wicked” and “The Lion King” have become two of the highest grossing mu…

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WATCH: 22 Perry O'Bree interviews from backstage at #WestEndLive

Who'd our vlogger Perry O'Bree catch up with at West End Live? Watch all his backstage video interviews from both days with West End stars including Ben Forster, Jade Ewen, Danny Mac, Cassid…

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Aladdin vs The Lion King: Our fave #DisneyWEL selfies from #WestEndLive

Disney knows a thing or two about getting people talking - and sharing. We loved their use of social media at West End Live this year. In the Disney hut, fans were encouraged to get pics of …

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VIDEO: THE LION KING Keeps the Circle of Life Spinning at West End Live by Stage Tube

The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 comes to a close today. Watch The Lion King help kick off day two with their performance below

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Why The Lion King Casts Actors Differently From Any Other Broadway Show by Diep Tran

It’s not just the puppetry—Disney’s longest-running musical searches for performers with abilities that no other Broadway show needs.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

‘The Lion King’ at Cinéma - Club de l'Etoile Paris Wagram by Blouin Artinfo

“The Lion King” will be playing at Cinéma - Club de l'Etoile Paris Wagram through September 5, 2017.This 1994 animated epic musical by Disney is a classic film that is the second highes…

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Broadway Grosses: You Deserve It! Swinging Tonys Perf Leads Bandstand to Best Week Yet by Broadway.com

Broadway's biggest night—the Tony Awards—showcased a slew of new musicals that debuted in the 2016-2017 season. One of those fresh works was the lively Bandstand, which in ad…

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Julie Taymor’s ‘M. Butterfly’ Revival With Clive Owen Will Alight At Broadway’s Cort Theatre by Jeremy Gerard

Clive Owen is set to star in the first Broadway revival of M. Butterfly, slated to open on Broadway at the Shubert Organization’s Cort Theatre on October 26, after previews beginning O…

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Friday, June 16, 2017

VIDEO: Watch The Broadway Stars of FROZEN Sing From The Show by BroadwayWorld

Disney Theatrical Productionshas just announced the full cast and creative team for its new Broadway musical,Frozen, which will join hits Aladdin and The Lion King on Broadway in spring 2018…

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Breaking: Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for FROZEN on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Disney Theatrical Productions has just announcedthe full cast and creative team for its new Broadway musical, Frozen, which will join hits Aladdin and The Lion King on Broadway in spring 201…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Top 100 Greatest Musicals Poll – Number 4 – The Lion King by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Based on the 1994 Disney animated film of the same name, The Lion King features music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice, musical score by Hans Zimmer and choral arrangements …

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Waitress' Sara Bareilles Serves Up House Record in Final Week by Broadway.com

Tony-nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles went out on top in her last eight-performance week playing the lead role of Jenna in her Broadway musical Waitress. The Grammy nominee appeare…

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

‘EVAN HANSEN,’ ‘DOLLY!’ & THEATER’S CHALLENGES IN AN ON-DEMAND WORLD: THE JESS CAGLE INTERVIEW by Philip Boroff

“Like Christmas Day and sex with supermodels, Broadway seasons are often far more exciting during the anticipation stage.” So began Jess Cagle’s December 1997 review of Bro…

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

James Corden Is 'Practically Perfect' in Mary Poppins Crosswalk Musical Tribute Video by Broadway.com

TV host and stage veteran James Corden has made us proud with his series of small-screen musical-theater tributes. After dynamite hat-tips to Phantom of the Opera, Grease, Beauty and the Bea…

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Everybody Says Yeah for Kinky Boots' New Star Brendon Urie by Broadway.com

Audiences at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre have been swooning for Panic! at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie, who's been packing houses since joining the long-running musical K…

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‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Headed To Broadway: Palace Theatre Become Bikini Bottom In Late 2017 by Erik Pedersen

Absorbent and yellow and porous is he — and soon a Broadway star to boot. A new SpongeBob SquarePants musical is headed to the Main Stem, which previews starting November 6 at the Pal…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Broadway Grosses: Groundhog Day Leaps Ahead at Box Office on Memorial Day Weekend by Broadway.com

The new musical Groundhog Day, which was recently honored with seven Tony Award nominations, has even more to celebrate following the past week on Broadway. The musical featuring a book by D…

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

BWW Interview: Janique Charles On Joining THE LION KING by Marianka Swain

Actress Janique Charles was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago. She moved to the UK to join the touring cast ofThe Lion Kingin 2013, and is now playingNala in the West End production.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

THE LION KING, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and More Announced For 20th Annual Kids Week by BroadwayWorld

Kids Week, the annual London theatre initiative run by the Society of London Theatre, returns for the whole of August 2017, with more than 35 shows offering free tickets for children. This y…

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Broadway Grosses: The Great White Way Celebrates Its Highest-Grossing Season on Record by Broadway.com

The 2016-17 Broadway season ended on May 21, marking yet another record-breaking year. Grosses were up by 5.5% from the 2015-16 season, bringing in a total of 13.27 million theatergoers and …

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Broadway Grosses: Family-Friendly Musical Anastasia Journeys Forward at the Box Office by Broadway.com

The new Broadway musical Anastasia saw an increase at the Broadway box office in the week ending May 21. One of a few family-friendly shows in the season that just wrapped up, the fantastica…

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Monday, May 22, 2017
Friday, May 19, 2017

BWW TV: JOURNEY TO THE LION KING: Deborah Dada Feels Free When She Sings by BroadwayWorld TV

In a new inspirational video series, four performers joining the West End cast of The Lion King talk the rehearsal process, pushing themselves above and beyond, and never giving up. In the f…

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

BWW TV: JOURNEY TO THE LION KING: Nathan Louis-Fernand Feels Unstoppable with Dance by BroadwayWorld TV

In a new inspirational video series, four performers joining the West End cast ofThe Lion Kingtalk the rehearsal process, pushing themselves above and beyond, and never giving up. In the thi…

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

BWW TV: JOURNEY TO THE LION KING: Owen Chaponda Uses His Voice to Inspire by BroadwayWorld TV

In a new inspirational video series, four performers joining the West End cast of The Lion King talk the rehearsal process, pushing themselves above and beyond, and never giving up. In the s…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

ESPN Nets Serena Williams And Savages Blizzard Of Viewer Stats: Upfronts by Jeremy Gerard

On Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre stage, where The Lion King roars eight times a week, Disney arm ESPN launched its upfront presentation to advertisers with a mix of gallows humor and st…

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BWW TV: JOURNEY TO THE LION KING: Rutendo Mushonga Dances Above and Beyond by BroadwayWorld TV

In a new inspirational video series, four performers joining the West End cast of The Lion King talk the rehearsal process, pushing themselves above and beyond, and never giving up.In the fi…

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