STAGE TUBE: Men of Broadway's THE LION KING & ALADDIN Model Swimwear for OUT
The men of Disney's hit Broadway musicals Aladdin and The Lion King were photographed exclusively for OUT, modeling summer's sexiest swimwear - go behind the scenes of the shoot below!
Featured in the spread are Lawrence Keith Alexander, LaMar Baylor, Elishah Bowman, Mike Cannon, Yurel Echezarreta, Donald Jones, Jr. and Jaysin McCollum. Photography by Cedric Terrell. Shot at Heaven Over Hell penthouse suite at Ink48 in Manhattan. Grooming: Brenda O'Brien. Swimwear: Charlie by Matthew Zink, 2Xist and Parke & Ronen.
Disney's Aladdin, the Tony Award®-winning new musical comedy based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, is now in its second smash year on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 West 42nd Street).
Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award and eight-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast,Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice (Evita, Aida) and four-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Beguelin, and is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon).
In its 18th year, THE LION KING remains ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world. Since its Broadway premiere on November 13, 1997, 22 global productions have been seen by more than 80 million people and, cumulatively, run a staggering 112 years. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher), THE LION KING is only the second show in history to generate five productions worldwide running 10 or more years. Translated into seven different languages (Japanese, German, Korean, French, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese), productions ofTHE LION KING can currently be seen on Broadway; London's West End; Hamburg; Tokyo; Madrid; Melbourne, Australia; Basel, Switzerland; Mexico City; and on tour across North America and Japan, for a total of ten productions running concurrently across the globe. Having played 20 countries on every continent except Antarctica, THE LION KING's worldwide gross exceeds that of any film, Broadway show or other entertainment title in box office history.
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