Monday, December 10, 2018

Tony Winner Heather Headley to Lead Woodstock 50th Anniversary Concert by Adam Hetrick

The Lion King and Aida star will headline A Celebration of Love and Peace on August 24.

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Broadway Grosses: The Ferryman Shows No Signs of Stopping as Box Office Surpasses One Million by

Jez Butterworth's sprawling drama The Ferryman is the talk of the town. Under the direction of Sam Mendes, the 30-plus-member cast at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre is stirring audiences …

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Friday, December 7, 2018

THE LION KING, WEST SIDE STORY, and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's December Stage-to-Screen Report by TV News Desk

There have been many announcements in the last few weeks about upcoming stage to screen adaptations. WEST SIDE STORY announced a casting call for Maria, the first official teaser for THE LIO…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

The Cher Show, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Lion King, and More Will Take Part in 2019 Kids’ Night on Broadway by Andrew Gans

Tickets for the annual event, which will take place February 26, 2019, are now on sale.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

VIDEO: HAMILTON, THE LION KING, And More Take the Stage at BC/EFA Red Bucket Follies! by Stage Tube

Equality, inclusion and joy permeated the performances at this year's poignant and record-breaking Red Bucket Follies. The show celebrated six weeks of enthusiastic fundraising by 67 Broadwa…

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Broadway Replacement Stars That Left Us Stunned: The Lion King Fierce Star Bradley Gibson

In our new photo and interview series, BroadwayBox spotlights 10 incredible Broadway replacement stars. Next up, The Lion King star Bradley Gibson.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Bookfilter’s December Pick of the Month by Michael Giltz

Every month, BookFilter selects the best new theater book, exclusively for Broadway Direct readers. Practically Poppins in Every Way By Jeff Kurtti $50, Disney Editions Disney’s success on…

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Monday, December 3, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Pretty Woman Still Going Strong at Start of Holiday Season by

The acclaimed musical adaptation of the smash 1990 film Pretty Woman might have opened at the kickoff of the fall season, but despite a slew of additional new musical productions having debu…

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Friday, November 30, 2018
Monday, November 26, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Four Celebrated Shows Excel in a Record-Breaking Week by

Thanksgiving week saw a slew of productions setting new records on Broadway. Perhaps the most notable came from the Tony-winning two-part play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, setting a fr…

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Sunday, November 25, 2018

'The Lion King' Trailer Has Second-Biggest Debut Ever by Stephanie Wild

Disney has done it again According to The Hollywood Reporter, the trailer for The Lion King, which debuted on Thanksgiving day, is Disney's second most-viewed trailer debut from any studio i…

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Saturday, November 24, 2018

We Can't Stop Watching the First Teaser Trailer for Disney's Lion King Movie Remake by Andy Lefkowitz

The Lion King is returning to the big screen next year with the premiere of director Jon Favreau’s inventive new take on the classic 1994 film, which launched Broadway's long-runni…

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Thursday, November 22, 2018

We Can't Stop Watching the First Teaser Trailer for Disney's Live-Action Lion King Film by Andy Lefkowitz

The Lion King is returning to the big screen next year with the premiere of director Jon Favreau’s inventive new take on the classic 1994 film, which launched Broadway's long-runni…

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VIDEO: Watch the First Teaser Trailer for the Live-Action THE LION KING - Coming in 2019! by Stage Tube

First look The first teaser was just release for the live action adaption of Disney's THE LION KING featuring an all-star cast from stage, screen and the music world. Check it out below

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Watch the New Trailer for Disney's Live Action The Lion King by Mark Peikert

Disney has released the first trailer for the highly anticipated new version of the classic story, featuring the voices of Beyoncé, Donald Glover, and more.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

From the Review Files: Tarzan, or the Review That Got Me Fired by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Long story short: I was the last regular critic employed by the ticket-concierge site, for whom I reviewed the 2005-06 season (highlights included Sweeney Todd, Bridge & Tun…

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Broadway Grosses: King Kong Has Its Most Mammoth Week Yet by

King Kong is on its way to Broadway success. The thrilling new musical, which opened on November 8, just concluded its best-performing week, reporting a gross of $1,018,560.75 and filli…

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Friday, November 16, 2018

Broadway's The Lion King Soars in Fresh Production Footage by Andy Lefkowitz

The hit Broadway musical The Lion King is still thrilling and delighting audiences after more than 20 years of performances on the Great White Way. Disney has just released brand-new product…

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VIDEO: Check Out All New Footage of THE LION KING! by Stage Tube

Broadway's award-winning best musical THE LION KING presents brand new production footage as it celebrates 21 years on Broadway and nine productions running concurrently across the globe. Ch…

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tony Winner Heather Headley Releases Solo Album Broadway My Way November 14 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Aida, The Lion King, and The Color Purple star performs from Wicked, Waitress, and more on the new album.

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Odds & Ends: Jelani Remy to Star in World Premiere Musical The Apple Boys & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Jelani Remy to Star in World Premiere Musical The Apple Boys Jelani Remy has lined up a sweet new gig. The multi-talented…

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THE LION KING Celebrates 21 Years On Broadway Today, November 13 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's award-winning best musical THE LION KING celebrates its 21st anniversary today, Tuesday, November 13.

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Hadestown star Patrick Page: ‘I learned how to speak verse by listening to Olivier and Gielgud’ by Mark Shenton

One of Broadway’s leading men, with a CV ranging from Shakespeare to The Lion King, Patrick Page is making his UK stage

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Broadway Grosses: The Cher Show Breaks a Million Dollars as Audiences Pack Neil Simon Theatre by

Cher is taking over the Great White Way, and we're more than OK with that. The Cher Show, the splashy new bio-musical based on the life of the Oscar-winning singer, had a strong first we…

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Broadway Poll: Your Favorite Play With Puppets by New York Theater

My favorite character in Frozen on Broadway by far is Sven the reindeer. I’ve been a fan of Avenue Q  before it opened Off-Broadway the first time. Does anybody doubt The Lion King o…

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Disney Theatrical Productions to hold open auditions in Chicago this weekend by Kt Hawbaker

Disney Theatrical Productions announced that it will hold open auditions for its current and future productions of the musicals “Aladdin,” “Frozen” and “The Lion King” in Chicago…

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Broadway Grosses: Wicked Shines in 15th-Anniversary Week by

It was a week of celebration for the fan-favorite Broadway musical Wicked. In addition to toasting its 15th birthday with a star-studded television special hosted by original leading la…

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