Friday, July 13, 2018

West End's ALADDIN And THE LION KING Announce Summer Pop-up Experience by BroadwayWorld

Disney's hit West End musicals Aladdin and The Lion King have today announced that a summer Pop-Up will open its doors to Disney fans old and new in Covent Garden throughout August. Located …

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An Aladdin and The Lion King pop-up is coming to Covent Garden by Carly-Ann Clements

Nothing excites a Londoner more than the phrase "pop-up". And if you add a pinch of Disney magic, a dab of theatrical class and free entry, you're on for the hottest pop-up of the summer. F…

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

'Lion King' Making Summer Stop At The Bushnell by Christopher Arnott

‘The Lion King” still rules. The circle of life brings Julie Taymor’s acclaimed stage version of the 1994 animated Disney feature back to The Bushnell for a two-and-a-half-week engagem…

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Hamilton Still Non-Stop as Holiday Box Offices Boom by Lindsey Sullivan

The Fourth of July holiday was one for fireworks, burgers and, apparently, theatergoing. Productions including Aladdin, Frozen, The Lion King, The Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Waitress, The…

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Saturday, July 7, 2018

Childish Gambino at Sydney Opera House, Sydney by Blouin Artinfo

Sydney is all set to welcome the multifaceted performer Childish Gambino —also known as Donald McKinley Glover Jr. Born in 1983, he is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, record…

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Stage preview: Andy Kelso and the naked truth about CLO's 'The Full Monty' by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

If you had to guess an out-of-towner’s first Broadway show in the early 2000s, you might immediately go for a long-running standard, such as “The Lion King” or “The Phantom of the Op…

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Kimber Sprawl, Gerald Caesar & Frankie Leoni Join Broadway's A Bronx Tale by Caitlin Moynihan

Belmont Avenue is getting some new faces! A Bronx Tale has announced three casting changes that will happen during its final month on Broadway. The musical is set to close on …

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Broadway Grosses: Mean Girls Continues Fetch Streak, Angels in America Breaks Its Own Record by Caitlin Moynihan

Hit musical Mean Girls is having quite a summer. For the third week in a row, the Tina Fey-scripted musical has broken the box office record at the August Wilson Theatre by bringin…

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Monday, July 2, 2018

Bradley Gibson Is The Lion King's New Simba by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony-winning musical The Lion King  welcomes Bradley Gibson in the role of Simba beginning on July 2. Gibson replaces Jelani Remy, who exits the production in advance of a…

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A Bronx Tale’s Bradley Gibson Joins Broadway Company of The Lion King July 2 by Andrew Gans

Gibson steps into the role of Simba at the Minskoff Theatre.

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Odds & Ends: Heather Headley Announces New East Coast Concert Dates & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Heather Headley Sets Concert Dates in New York, Philly & Boston Tony and Grammy winner Heather Headley has lined up a…

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80 Great White Way Stars to Appear with Four-Legged Adoptees at Broadway Barks by Andy Lefkowitz

Eighty main-stem celebs have been announced to show off a bunch of adorable adoptable friends during the 2018 edition of Broadway Barks, set for July 14 in New York's Shubert Alley. Fest…

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See Stars of The Lion King, Aladdin, and More Come Out for Broadway Match Maker by Hannah Vine

The charity event benefited a cheek swab drive to promote donating bone marrow.

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Heather Headley Sets Fall Concert Dates in Philadelphia, New York, and Boston by Adam Hetrick

The Tony-winning star of Aida and The Lion King is set to return to the concert stage with Broadway My Way.

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When a Young Nala Fell Ill, The Lion King Family Mobilized to Try and Save Her Life by Ruthie Fierberg

How Chondra Profit Ardrey and the company of the Disney production came to support the national bone marrow registry—and continue the work in Shannon Tavarez’s memory.

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BROADWAY MATCH MAKER, A Bone Marrow Donor Drive, Will Be Held at The Actors Fund Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Match Maker, a bone marrow donor database drive, will be held today, June 27th from 430-700pm at The Actors Fund Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts 729 7th Avenue, 12th …

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Get Inside the 2018 Jimmy Awards with These Party Photos of Ari'el Stachel, the Winners & More by Caitlin Moynihan

The 10th Annual Jimmy Awards took place on June 25 at the Minskoff Theatre, current home to The Lion King, and we're still celebrating all the winners. The Jimmy Awards, also known …

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Dear Evan Hansen, Mean Girls, The Lion King Will Offer Special Performances to Benefit The Actors Fund by Andrew Gans

The companies of all three Broadway productions will donate their time to benefit the nonprofit organization.

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Get Inside the 2018 Jimmy Awards with These Backstage Photos of Ari'el Stachel, the Winners & More by Caitlin Moynihan

The 10th Annual Jimmy Awards took place on June 25 at the Minskoff Theatre, current home to The Lion King, and we're still celebrating all the winners. The Jimmy Awards, also known …

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Students Make Broadway Debut at the 10th National H.S. Musical Theatre Awards by Frank Dilella

It was a stage full of rising stars at the 10th Annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards, a.k.a. The Jimmys, on June 25 at Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre — the home of Disney’s …

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Mean Girls' Post-Tonys Box Office Numbers Are Totally Fetch by

Mean Girls might have walked away empty-handed on the night of the 2018 Tony Awards, but the new musical's enthusiastic Tony-night performance definitely made an impact on theatergo…

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The Lion King’s Adrienne Walker, Jelani Remy, and More Sign Up for Broadway Match Maker by Olivia Clement

The charity event will benefit a cheek swab drive to promote bone marrow donors.

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A Bronx Tale's Bradley Gibson to Join Broadway's The Lion King as Simba by Andy Lefkowitz

We just can't wait! The Tony-winning musical The Lion King has announced that Bradley Gibson will join the long-running hit in the role of Simba beginning on July 2. Gibson&nbs…

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Bradley Gibson to Take Over Pride Rock as Simba in THE LION KING by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's award-winning best musical, THE LION KING, is pleased to welcome Bradley Gibson as Simba beginning performances on Monday, July 2, 2018. Gibson joins the company from the original…

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A Bronx Tale’s Bradley Gibson to Join Broadway Company of The Lion King by Andrew Gans

Gibson will step into the role of Simba at the Minskoff Theatre.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

"The Lion King" at Lyceum Theatre, London by Blouin Artinfo

Based on the 1994 Disney animated feature film, The Lion King is a musical with the same name. The music is by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice . The musical score has been created by Hans …

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Photo Flash: The West End's Best Come Out For West End Live - HEATHERS, TINA, THE LION KING, THE BARRICADE BOYS by BroadwayWorld

West End's free outdoor performance event West End Live wrapped up yesterday Check out photos below of the casts of Heathers, Tina, The Lion King and The Barricade Boys

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Broadway Grosses: Freshly Minted Tony Winners Bank on Their New High-Profile Status by

The week following the 72nd annual Tony Awards saw a slew of increases in box office receipts for shows that triumphed at Radio City Music Hall on June 10. Production and acting winners alik…

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The Fans Have Spoken! Here Are the 10 Film Stars You Want to See in Their Movie's Broadway Adaptation by Lindsey Sullivan

Happy Monday, Broadway fans! Summer is in full swing, which means we'll be heading to movie theaters to cool off, catching outdoor movies under the stars and seeing screen-to-stage adapt…

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