Tuesday, December 6, 2022

VIDEO: THE LION KING Fans Get Special Broadway Surprise on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

Three generations of one family sat down to discuss the influence that the Lion King has had on them in a new Good Morning America segment. After they discussed their mutual love of the show…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:56PM

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Head to Hamilton in the Holiday Season by Caitlin Moynihan

The holiday season has arrived in New York City, and audiences are heading to Broadway. Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical, remains a big box office hit. This week, the show…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:42PM
Monday, December 5, 2022

Disney's Aladdin | International Montage by Broadwaysf

Disney's ALADDIN is coming to the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco from August 2–13, 2023. Discover a whole new world at Disney’s ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:22PM
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Lion King UK and Ireland Tour announces new cast by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Lion King UK and Ireland Tour has announced new casting with Kyle Richardson taking on the role of Simba. Book The Lion King UK Tour tickets now. This post The Lion King …

SOURCE: britishtheatre.com at 06:47AM
Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Broadway Grosses: The Music Man Continues to Dazzle as Holiday Season Arrives by Lindsey Sullivan

River City is still the place to be! The Music Man, starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, has continued to wow audiences and nab the the top spot for grosses. The revival welcomed Jenni…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:06PM
Monday, November 28, 2022

THE LION KING Interpreter Removed From the Production For 'Being White' Settles Case

Keith Wann, a sign-language interpreter who was removed from The Lion King on Broadway due to being white, has settled his federal discrimination case.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:34AM
Friday, November 25, 2022

Photos: Broadway Comes to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Check out photos of Lea Michele and the cast of Funny Girl, the Broadway cast of The Lion King, Natasha Yvette Williams, J. Harrison Ghee, and Adrianna Hicks and the cast of Some Like It Hot…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:46AM
Thursday, November 24, 2022

Circle of Life - The Lion King (25th Anniv.) - Zinhle Dube - Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (2022) by Broadway Television Archive

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary, Zinhle Dube performs "The Circle of Life" (by Elton John, Lebo M, Tim Rice & Hans Zimmer) with Brandon A. McCall (Simba) and the Fall 2022 Broadway Company …

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:12PM

The Lion King Performs at Macy's Thanksgiving Parade by Disney On Broadway

The Broadway cast of THE LION KING performs at the 96th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Parade on November 24, 2022

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:54PM

Broadway at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade by NewYorkTheater

The Broadway casts of "Funny Girl," "The Lion King," "Some Like It Hot" and "A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Musical," as well as the Radio City Rockettes performed at the 96th annual Ma…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:12PM

Watch Funny Girl, Six, The Lion King, More Perform at the 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade by Logan Culwell-Block

The annual tradition also included numbers from Moulin Rouge! and Some Like It Hot.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07PM

Watch Broadway at the Thanksgiving Day Parade 2022 by New York Theater

Below are videos of the musical numbers performed by the casts of Broadway shows at the 96th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, starting with Lea Michele et al from Funny Girl; then …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 12:05PM

Watch The Lion King, Six, More Perform at the 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade by Logan Culwell-Block

The annual tradition also included numbers from Moulin Rouge! and Some Like It Hot.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:42AM
Wednesday, November 23, 2022

What’s new, pussy cat? by Catey Sullivan

At 25 years old, The Lion King has been seen by more than 110 million people and played every continent but Antarctica. Between global warming and ticket demand, it’s probably […] The po…

SOURCE: chicagoreader.com at 11:09AM
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Broadway Grosses: Funny Girl, Starring Lea Michele, Continues to Soar by Lindsey Sullivan

There will be no raining on Funny Girl's parade. The revival, starring Lea Michele, continues to wow audiences, reaching 97.68 percent capacity and raking in $1,654,724 last week. A cast al…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:24PM

Disney's Frozen | "Let It Go" by Broadwaysf

Disney's FROZEN performs at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco from November 18–December 30, 2022. From the producer of THE LION KING and ALADDIN, FROZEN, the Tony®-nominated Best Musi…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:47PM

Photos: FUNNY GIRL, A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, and More Rehearse For the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Rehearsals are underway for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, taking place this Thursday morning on the streets of New York City. The 2022 lineup includes Lea Michele and the cast of Fun…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:50AM
Monday, November 21, 2022

HOW ‘THE LION KING’ GOT TO BROADWAY AND RULED FOR 25 YEARS (SO FAR) by Robert Shuman

(Michael Paulson’s article appeared in The New York Times, 11/16; via Pam Green; Photograph: Julie Taymor, who not only directed the show but also designed its costumes, puppets and masks,…

SOURCE: stagevoices.com at 02:09PM

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 11/19/22 - Jefferson Mays, Brandon Uranowitz and More by Broadway.com

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Christmas is just around the corner! Fa…

SOURCE: YouTube at 11:36AM

Lana Gordon Returns to Broadway's Chicago as Velma Kelly by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway's long-running musical Chicago will welcome back Lana Gordon as Velma Kelly beginning on November 21. The Tony-winning revival plays at the Ambassador Theatre. In addition to Chic…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:42AM

Watch The Lion King's NPR Tiny Desk Concert by Margaret Hall

The long running musical recently celebrated 25 years on Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

The Pride of the Play: A Review of The Lion King at Broadway in Chicago by Dennis Polkow

In the case of Disney’s “The Lion King,” designer/director Julie Taymor’s revolutionary stage production continues to have a life of its own across a twenty-five-year existence.

SOURCE: www.newcitystage.com at 08:00AM

Review: ‘The Lion King’ is back in Chicago in top form, still working its magic from that first moment on the savanna by Chris Jones

Despite being 25 years old on Broadway and outlasting the childhoods of my kids, “The Lion King” still manages to amaze adults and children with its level of spectacle.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:45AM
Saturday, November 19, 2022

Top 10 Stage Performances to Stream This Thanksgiving Weekend - See Josh Groban in concert, 'A Christmas Carol,' the Thanksgiving Day Parade and more by Raven Snook

In-person shows have been back for over a year now, but sometimes we want to get our theatre fix at home. Thankfully, there are still wonderful stage performances to watch online. Our carefu…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, November 17, 2022

Photos & Video: THE LION KING Composer Lebo M Honored by The Consulate General of South Africa

See photos and video of the Consulate General of South Africa honoring The Lion King’s South African composer, Lebo M.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:37PM

The Lion King ASL Discrimination Suit: The Deaf/ASL Community Responds by New York Theater

Earlier this month, Keith Wann, a performance artist and long-time sign language interpreter for the Deaf on Broadway, filed a lawsuit against Theater Development Fund for rescinding its job…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 12:28PM
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

See Jefferson Mays, Brandon Uranowitz & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy winner Fadal, this episode will air in New York City on…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:36PM

VIDEO: Julie Taymor Brings THE LION KING to THE VIEW

Julie Taymor appeared on The View to celebrate 25 years of The Lion King on Broadway. Taymor brought along performers from the Broadway production who demonstrated the puppets used in the sh…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:16PM

Arielle Jacobs, Brad Standley, Ben Jefferey & More to Star in GOODBYE NEW YORK Industry Presentation

Van Dean Productions will present industry presentations of GOODBYE NEW YORK: A NEW MUSICAL starring Arielle Jacobs (Disney ‘s Aladdin, Wicked, In the Heights), Brad Standley (In T…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:56AM

For ‘The Lion King’s’ Ray Mercer, Life Keeps Coming Full Circle by Rachelle Legrand

As he marks his 20th year in a show now celebrating its 25th Broadway anniversary, Mercer says that enthusiastic audiences---and a certain amount of backstage pranks---are what keep him ener…

SOURCE: American Theatre at 10:01AM

How ‘The Lion King’ Got to Broadway and Ruled for 25 Years (So Far) by Michael Paulson

A surprising collaboration between an entertainment giant (Disney) and an avant-garde artist (Julie Taymor) birthed the most successful musical in history.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:32AM

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