Saturday, February 16, 2019

Oh We Just Can't Wait! Everything We Know About the Live-Action THE LION KING by TV News Desk

One of the most highly anticipated films of 2019 is Disney's live action adaptation of their hit film turned musical, 'The Lion King.'Jon Favreau is directing anew take on Disney's 1994 clas…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Bradley Gibson and Jared Dixon of The Lion King by Broadway.com

Bradley Gibson and Jared Dixon stop by to chat about starring as Simba in The Lion King on Broadway and the national tour, respectively, with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Football Legend Tiki Barber Gives Kinky Boots a Box Office Boost by Broadway.com

Over the past couple weeks, audiences have been treated to a unique talent onstage at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where New York Giants legend Tiki Barber has taken over as Don in Kinky …

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Disney on Broadway Celebrates Black History Month by Nathan Skethway

More than 50 members from the casts of The Lion King, Aladdin, and Frozen partnered with photographer Darnell Bennett for the shoot.

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Photo Flash: Casts of Disney's FROZEN, ALADDIN and THE LION KING Celebrate Black History Month! by BroadwayWorld

In celebration of Black History Month, the Broadway casts ofThe Lion King,AladdinandFrozenpartnered with photographerDarnell Bennettfor a very special photo shoot, involving more than 50 cas…

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Monday, February 4, 2019

HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, LION KING and More are Coming to a Screen Near You in BWW's February Stage-to-Screen Report by BroadwayWorld

Many stage to screen announcements were made in January, and we're here to catch you up on all the news. It was announced that 'Be Prepared' will be included in the live action version of TH…

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Broadway Grosses: True West Rides into the Spotlight by Broadway.com

A celebrated new Broadway revival of Sam Shepard's True West opened at the American Airlines Theatre on January 24. Buoyed by strong reception and electrifying lead performances from Eth…

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

'Be Prepared' Will Be Featured in THE LION KING Live Action Film by Stephanie Wild

Details are emerging about the upcoming Lion King live-action film remake. Now, Skyler Shuler of The DisInsider is reporting that Scar's big number, Be Prepared, will be featured in the film.

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

VIDEO: Watch Todrick Hall's Epic LION KING and Beyonce Mashup by Stage Tube

Todrick Hall has released an epic mashup of Beyonce and The Lion King. The description of the video reads, 'Live from Mufasa Square Garden, the classic songs from the Disney original Lion Ki…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

#TBT: Playbill: Beautiful - The Carole King Musical: January 2014 by JK

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical recently celebrated its 5th anniversary, and as it turns out, we saw the show 5 years ago this past week. Since then, it's been great to see the original …

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Broadway Grosses: In Advance of Netflix Premiere, Audiences Flock to See American Son by Broadway.com

Christopher Demos-Brown's acclaimed Broadway-debut play, American Son, concluded its run at the Booth Theatre this weekend to strong box office receipts and SRO crowds. In its final week…

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Frozen JR., Hour-Long Version of the Broadway Musical, Available for Licensing by Ryan McPhee

The adapted version of the show was designed specifically for middle school students and joins Disney’s Aladdin JR. and The Lion King JR.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Around the World in 80 Musicals: Part V: The Middle East and Africa by JK

Today our world tour continues to the Dark Continent and the desert region, with stops in 7 countries. This week's adventure covers 10 more musicals - some are blockbusters, others criticall…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Waitress Breaks a Million with New Duo Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel by Broadway.com

Grosses are rising at the hit Broadway musical Waitress, which surpassed one million dollars in its second week featuring new stars Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel. In the third engagement ap…

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Friday, January 18, 2019

Production news round-up: The Lion King to tour the UK and Tina Turner musical extends by The Stage

Updates from this week includes a West End extension for Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, a brand new UK and Ireland

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Sydnee Winters returns to The Lion King on Broadway by Marshall W. Mabry Iv

Sydnee Winters is back in the Shadowland at the Minskoff Theatre. Winters is returning to The Lion King in the role in which she made her Broadway debut. Taking over the role of Nala, fro…

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‘Farewell My Concubine’ reading moves forward amid strike by Caitlin Huston

A staged reading of “Farewell My Concubine” is moving forward during the Equity strike against developmental work because its producers are not part of the Broadway League. Produced by f…

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Olivier Award-nominated Shaun Escoffery Performs Classic Gershwin Hits At Southbank Centre by BroadwayWorld

Composer and producer Troy Miller presents Gershwin Reimagined, a night of timeless classics such as 'Embraceable You', 'Summertime' and 'I Got Rhythm' performed by the Philharmonia Orchestr…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Ashley Park, Jelani Alladin and More Celebrate Disney's New Mickey Exhibition by Broadway.com

A smattering of Broadway stars gathered on January 15 to celebrate 90 years of Disney's beloved mascot, Mickey Mouse. Disney Theatrical productions Newsies, The Lion King, Froz…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Sara Bareilles & Gavin Creel Serve Up a Box Office Boost at Waitress by Andy Lefkowitz

It was an exciting week for fans of the beloved Broadway musical Waitress. The show's Tony-nominated composer, Sara Bareilles, returned to the stage in the central role of Jenna, joined …

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Disney’s The Lion King UK Tour and The Lion King West End by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Disney’s The Lion King announces a second UK and Ireland tour as The Lion King celebrates 20 years at the Lyceum Theatre in London’s West End. The Lion King UK To…

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The Lion King announces new UK and Ireland tour by Georgia Snow

The Lion King has announced it is setting out on a new tour of the UK and Ireland this year, as the

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Disney's THE LION KING Announces A Second UK And Ireland Tour by BroadwayWorld

The Walt Disney Company UK and Ireland has today announced that the award-winning musical THE LION KING will embark on a second UK and Ireland tour. THE LION KING will open in Bristol in Sep…

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Photo Flash: Be Prepared for THE LION KING National Tour with New Photos by BroadwayWorld

The North American Tour of Disney's The Lion King has released new production photos of the current cast, check them out below

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

When a show's a Broadway hit, says Actors’ Equity, pay the tryout folks — but #NotALabRat is complicated by Chris Jones

Broadway announced some stunning financial results over the holidays: “Wicked” pulled in $3.4 million in a single week; $2.6 million thawed the ice at “Frozen”; $3.7 million circled …

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Monday, January 7, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Once On This Island Dances Out to Packed Houses by Broadway.com

Michael Arden's celebrated, Tony-winning revival of Once On This Island concluded its run this past weekend, playing a final slate of performances filled with cheering standing-room-only…

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VIDEO: Watch Jessica Vosk Sing 'Fairy Story Girl' from NOEL Musical by Stage Tube

NOL, the new holiday musical from top-selling children's author Eoin Colfer Artemis Fowl and preeminent Irish film composer Liam Bates recently recorded a cast albumfeaturing Broadway and We…

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

Nine Inspiring Female Vocalists Offer an Empowering Medley of Songs from The Lion King by Broadway.com

Twenty years into its Broadway run, The Lion King is still a mega Broadway hit. In celebration of the sold-out sensation, Michael Korte, the producer who gave us #HAM4BEY and Evolution …

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Broadway’s Best Year: 2018 Closes Out At $1.8B; ‘Potter’, ‘Mockingbird’, ‘Chicago’ Among Holiday Week Record-Setters by Greg Evans

With record-breaking newcomers like To Kill A Mockingbird, Network and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child joining long-running stalwarts including Chicago, Wicked and The Lion King in smashin…

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RECORD WEEK CAPS RECORD YEAR — WITH HIGHEST PRICES FOR LONG-RUNNING HITS (TABLE) by Philip Boroff

Broadway celebrated 2019 with a slew of milestones: highest-grossing week and year in history and best-attended week and year since at least 1984, according to the Broadway League. Long-runn…

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