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The Lion King: Disney’s Pride Still Rules the Savanna by Steven Suskin

★★★★★ Long-Run Lookback: Disney’s Tale of Simba Remains Awe-Inspiring The post The Lion King: Disney’s Pride Still Rules the Savanna appeared first on New York Stage Review.

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The Lion King: Another Ride on the Circle of Life by Jesse Oxfeld

Long-Run Lookback: ★★★ The Disney warhorse still looks spectacular, even if it's not entirely engaging The post The Lion King: Another Ride on the Circle of Life appeared first on New …

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Broadway Grosses: SpongeBob SquarePants Surpasses One Million Dollars as Audiences Bid Farewell to Bikini Bottom by

Teary-eyed audiences might have said goodbye to the 12-time Tony-nominated musical SpongeBob SquarePants on September 16 just before residents of Bikini Bottom packed up their dressing …

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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The Most Shows at One Theater (Part 3) by JK

Over the past weeks, I began to celebrate the start of my 36th year of going to Broadway shows, by looking at the theaters where I've seen multiple distinct productions. Miss the first part?…

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Explore Fall Offerings Bernhardt/Hamlet & The Nap by Lindsey Sullivan

It's not just the sudden chill in the Theatre District air: fall has arrived on the Great White Way with the beginning of preview performances for Bernhardt/Hamlet and The Nap. Audiences…

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When You're Good to Mama! Raena White Steps into Chicago by Lindsey Sullivan

Raena White is taking on the role of Matron “Mama” Morton in the Tony-winning revival of Chicago beginning on September 10. The role was previously played by Cady Huffm…

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman: The Musical Remains a Record-Breaking Summer Hit by

Labor Day theatergoers couldn't get enough of Pretty Woman: The Musical, the new tuner that has been packing in crowds and breaking records since performances began in July. The stage mu…

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Friday, August 31, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Edwin Brown III by Zack Calhoon

Edwin Brown III makes his Off Broadway debut. NY Workshop of Thoughts of a Colored Man directed by Taye Diggs. Select regional credits include FLY at Alabama Shakes,…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

After 15 years of 'Lion King,' Kenny Ingram is back and open for business by Chris Jones

After a whopping 15 years in “The Lion King” — yes, you read that right — the song-and-dance man Kenny Ingram is back in town, playing Big Daddy Brubeck in “Sweet Charity” at the…

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Why Some Movies-To-Musicals Work (I Think) by JK

What ingredients made Waitress a hit?If we could define the perfect formula for guaranteeing that a musical will be a smash hit, we'd all be very wealthy, wouldn't we theater fans? I su…

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Monday, August 27, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman: The Musical Sets New House Record at Nederlander Theatre by

Just five weeks into its main-stem run, Pretty Woman: The Musical has yet again broken the box office record at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre, grossing $1,155,322.00 during this past we…

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5 Animated Disney Films that Should Be Made Into Musicals

We’ve seen the Broadway treatment for many animated films from the Disney Renaissance period (1989-1999), including The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Tarzan and Beauty and the Be…

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Most Shows at One Theater (Part 1) by JK

I'm pretty sure that if you take the time to read theater blogs, you love going to the theater. And you probably keep track of which shows you've seen. Maybe you keep all of your tickets, or…

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Do you know these 5 Lion King songs?

Everybody knows Hakuna Matata – it means no worries! But only the biggest fans of Disney’s The Lion King will know these five songs, which were included in the stage musical adaptation.

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Top 6 Musicals Adapted from Animated Disney Films

Ever since the Tony Award-winning stage adaptation of Disney’s 1991 Oscar-winning film Beauty and the Beast premiered on Broadway back in 1994, Disney has more than proven themselves capab…

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Monday, August 20, 2018

Broadway Grosses: My Fair Lady Plays to Packed Houses at Vivian Beaumont Theater by

Lincoln Center Theater's acclaimed Broadway revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady is delighting crowds at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. The Tony-nominated production, starring …

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Lesli Margherita, Jenna Leigh Green, and More Join 54 Sings P!nk by BroadwayWorld

Lesli Margherita Matilda, Dames at Sea, Jenna Leigh Green Wicked, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Kristy Cates Wicked, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, Celia Gooding Jagged Little Pill, Carly O…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Broadway Grosses: The Boys in the Band Wraps Up Main-Stem Run with Record-Breaking Week by

The star-packed Broadway-premiere production of The Boys in the Band concluded its hit run this weekend on a new high. The celebrated 50th-anniversary mounting of Mart Crowley's landmark…

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Review: ‘Disney’s Broadway Hits’ at Wolf Trap by Tiffany Draut

As the summer humidity abates a bit, what better way to enjoy a summer evening than with a concert full of classic Disney songs at Wolf Trap? Disney’s “Broadway Hits” concert on Thursd…

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Travel the High Line With The Lion King’s Bradley Gibson by Marc J. Franklin

Broadway’s newest Simba takes us along the elevated park, giving a glimpse at how he enjoys summer.

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Go behind the scenes with Aladdin & The Lion King at Disney’s new pop-up shop by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon popped along to see Disney’s new pop-up shop featuring the costumes from its two West End shows Aladdin and The Lion King. Here’s what visitor…

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Kimber Sprawl Replaces Samantha Marie Ware in Public Theater's Girl From the North Country by Andy Lefkowitz

Kimber Sprawl, recent star of Broadway's A Bronx Tale, has joined the company of the U.S. premiere of Conor McPherson and Bob Dylan's Girl From the North Country at the Public Theate…

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Kimber Sprawl Replaces Samantha Ware in Public Theater's Girl From the North Country by Andy Lefkowitz

Kimber Sprawl, recent star of Broadway's A Bronx Tale, has joined the company of the U.S. premiere of Conor McPherson and Bob Dylan's Girl From the North Country at the Public Theate…

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Josh Strickland, Kissy Simmons, Alton Fitzgerald White, Ashley Brown Will Celebrate Disney's Broadway Hits by Andrew Gans

The August 9 concert at the Filene Center will feature tunes from Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Aladdin, Frozen, and more.

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman Struts Its Stuff at the Box Office During Seven-Show Week by Lindsey Sullivan

Pretty Woman: The Musical opens at the Nederlander Theatre on August 16, and the stage adaptation of the 1990 rom-com favorite, which began performances on July 20, has been having a steady …

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

ICYMI: Broadway in Bryant Park Gets a Cool Down with FROZEN, ALADDIN & THE LION KING- Watch Full Performances! by BroadwayWorld

Broadway in Bryant Park is back The 2018 program will bring the best of Broadway together for free performances for six consecutive weeks through Thursday, August 16. New Yorkers and visitor…

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Watch Aladdin, Frozen and The Lion King at Disney Bryant Park Concert by New York Theater

This week’s Broadway at Bryant Park was an all-Disney concert, with cast members from three Disney musicals on Broadway — Aladdin, Frozen and The Lion King — performing 10 …

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See Disney Take Over Broadway in Bryant Park With Patti Murin, Caissie Levy, Telly Leung, and More by Hannah Vine

Manhattan's free concert series continued with performances from Broadway's Aladdin, Frozen, and The Lion King.

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