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Esteban Oliver to join THE LION KING on Broadway

January 16
5:57 AM 2014
Esteban Oliver to join THE LION KING on Broadway

Broadway's landmark musical event The Lion King, the fourth longest-running show in Broadway history, is pleased to welcome Esteban Oliver as Zazu, beginning performances on Tuesday, April 1.

Esteban joins the New York company of The Lion King directly from the Spanish production. Esteban Oliver Theatre credits highlights are Mamma Mia!, Beauty and The Beast, The Producers, The Phantom Of The Opera or Victor/Victoria. He's been part of The Lion King's original Spanish cast from 2011 and was awarded for his performance in the show as Zazu the 2012 BroadwayWorld Spain Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. He will take his final bow in Teatro Lope De Vega next March 6th.

Disney's landmark musical event, The Lion King, played its 6,681st performance on Saturday evening, November 30th, surpassing the original Broadway production of LES MISERABLES (6,680 performances) to become the fourth longest-running show in Broadway history, having recently celebrated its 16th anniversary on Broadway in October.

Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, The Lion King is playing at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre (200 West 45th Street). For tickets, show information and performance schedule, call Ticketmaster's Disney on Broadway hotline at 866-870-2717 or visit online,

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Juan-Jose Gonzalez He was born in Zarzalejo, Madrid (1983). He studied Medicine in Universidad Complutense, and he's always been an avid theater-goer, specially musical theatre. He's attended all the shows he's been able to in Madrid and Barcelona, and from the first time he visited Broadway he wanted to know everything about this world. Soon after he started the first website in spanish dedicated to musical theatre,, along with a great team filled with people who share a great admiration for musicals. From 2007 they've covered all the events, news, and Palco5 has become very well known among the national artists. Working in BWW, letting users from all countries know about spanish scene, is a great joy for him.


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