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Broadway Raises $5.7 Million at BC/EFA's 32nd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition! by BroadwayWorld

Stars from some of the most popular shows on Broadway, including Angels in America, The Band's Visit, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Hello, Dolly, The Lion King, Mean Girls, Once on This Island a…

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Flock to New Revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel by

The sweeping new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's iconic musical Carousel is clearly leaving an impression on theatergoers. The talent-packed revival, starring Tony winner …

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Stars From FROZEN, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and Many More to Appear at the 32nd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition by BroadwayWorld

Stars from some of the most popular shows on Broadway, including Angels in America, The Band's Visit, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Hello, Dolly, The Lion King, Mean Girls, Once on This Island a…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

BWW Interview: Tim Lucas Talks Behind-the-Scenes With THE LION KING Puppets by Janine Angela Martinez

Director Julie Taymor made the importance of having the animals, which play a big part in the story, represented through costumes, masks, and puppets when it was first being put to the stage…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Broadway Grosses: My Fair Lady Plays to Sold-Out Crowds in Loverly Broadway Return by

The beloved Lerner & Loewe musical My Fair Lady is back on Broadway in a sumptuous Lincoln Center Theater production starring stage-and-screen star Lauren Ambrose. The highly antici…

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Jelani Remy, Alysha Umphress, Kyle Taylor Parker to Lead Smokey Joe's Cafe Revival by Andy Lefkowitz

A talent-packed cast has been announced to lead the first major New York revival of the 1995 Tony-nominated musical revue Smokey Joe's Cafe. The hit compilation of songs written by …

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Where Do Best Musicals Come From? by JK

As we inch ever closer to the end of another Broadway awards eligibility season, I thought it might be interesting to look at the ultimate winners of the last 20 years. What were their prima…

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

ON BROADWAY: The ‘riotously colourful’ SpongeBob SquarePants the Musical by Simon Parris

So riotously colourful that it makes The Lion King look noir, SpongeBob SquarePants the Broadway Musical is a giddily gleeful confection of music and movement that rightfully takes its place…

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Friday, April 13, 2018
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Schiffer Publishing to Release FRAVER BY DESIGN: Five Decades of Theatre Poster Art from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Beyond by TV News Desk

Schiffer Publishing will release FRAVER BY DESIGN Five Decades of Theatre Post Art from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Beyond by Frank 'Fraver' Verlizzo on May 28, 2018. The Drama Desk Award-wi…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Odds & Ends: Brandon Uranowitz, Margo Seibert to Celebrate Lynn Ahrens in Concert & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Brandon Uranowitz & More to Celebrate Lynn Ahrens in Concert A slew of Broadway veterans will come together to sing fro…

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Broadway Grosses: Audiences Pack the Golden Theatre to See Praised Three Tall Women by

Edward Albee's Pulitzer-winning play Three Tall Women has been stirring Broadway audiences since making its long overdue main-stem premiere last month. Headlined by stage greats Glenda J…

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Holes review – deeply felt drama brings landmark novel to life by Lyn Gardner

Nottingham PlayhouseAdult realism fuses with youthful fantasy in this rollicking adaptation of Louis Sachar’s much-loved detention camp taleAdam Penford’s tenure as artistic director at …

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Director Julie Taymor Receives the 2018 'Mr. Abbott' Award; See Photos from the Starry Ceremony by Lindsey Sullivan

Julie Taymor, the celebrated Lion King director, was honored by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers …

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April is the Foolest Month! Superstar Soars. The Week in New York Theater by New York Theater

The theater community always takes April Fools Day seriously: “The Lion King Will Become First Musical to Play Seven Continents- Antarctic Production Will Open in 2019” BroadwayWorl…

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Disney's ALADDIN Announces Its Second Autism-Friendly Performance At London's Prince Edward Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Disney's hit musical Aladdin is pleased to announce that its second dedicated Autism-Friendly Performance will take place at 1.30pm on Tuesday 28 August 2018. It follows the success of previ…

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Monday, April 2, 2018

Grosses Analysis: 19 Shows Top $1 Million Over Holiday Week; Frozen Breaks 14-Year House Record by Ryan McPhee

Disney’s two other titles—The Lion King and Aladdin—also placed high on the Broadway box office over Easter.

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Broadway Grosses: Disney Dominates at the Box Office as Frozen, The Lion King & Aladdin Soar by Lindsey Sullivan

Let it go? More like rake it in! Disney nabbed three out of the top five grossing spots this past week with The Lion King taking in $3,092,152, Frozen garnering $2,246,998 and Aladdin earnin…

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15 Minutes with Alton Fitzgerald White by Matthew Wexler

Known for playing Mufasa in Disney's 'The Lion King,' Alton Fitzgerald White's new book, 'My Pride," delivers a message about taking responsibility for and deriving happiness from commonpla…

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Sunday, April 1, 2018

Pride Lands & Chill: The Lion King Will Be The First Musical To Ever Play Antarctica by Andrew Shade

The Lion King is set to go where no show has ever gone before. One of Broadway’s longest-running musicals has played on every continent except one but soon that will change. Disney t…

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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Breaking: THE LION KING Will Become First Musical to Play Seven Continents- Antarctic Production Will Open in 2019! by BroadwayWorld TV

For the first time, Disney's legendary stage musical, The Lion King, goes where no musical has gone before. The seventh continent.The Lion King has played on every continent except one. Open…

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Disney’s The Lion King To Open In Antarctica by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo can reveal that The Lion King is to open is a specially built 2000 seat ice theatre in Antarctica. The show which will open on 1st April 2019 will be the f…

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Friday, March 30, 2018

BWW Review: THE LION KING First International Touring Production Is Goosebump-Inducing Spectacle by Vince Vicentuan

Philippine theater enthusiasts will surely take pride in the Manila kickoff of the first-ever international touring production of Disney's 'The Lion King,' hailed as 'the world's 1 musical.'

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Video/Photos: First International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Premieres in Manila by BroadwayWorld

After a week of sold-out preview performances, the world's 1 musical has opened its 25th global production and first international tour at The Theatre at Solaire lastWednesday, March 28. A s…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

West End Motown Star David Albury on Getting into the Groove of Playing Smokey Robinson by Matt Wolf

David Albury has gained attention in the verbatim musical Committee… at the Donmar and as Fleetwood in Michael Blakemore’s British stage debut of The Life and is now making his …

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at Disney's THE LION KING First International Tour by Erickson Dela Cruz

Disney's 'The Lion King's' 25th global production and its first international tour since the original Broadway production opened more than 20 years ago officially premieres at The Theatre at…

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Theater News: Julie Taymor to Receive 2018 "Mr. Abbott" Award at SDC Gala

The evening will include a performance from Taymor's Tony-winning musical The Lion King.

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