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THE LION KING Sells Out in Salt Lake City, Boosts Local Economy THE LION KING Sells Out in Salt Lake City, Boosts Local Economy
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

Disney's The Lion King continues to reign across North America with a sold-out engagement in Salt Lake City, which concluded on Sunday, April 16, at The George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Theater. The triumphant four-week return grossed over $6.2 million at the box office and entertained nearly 75,00... (more...)
Photo Flash: MODERN FAMILY's Ty Burrell Visits THE LION KING on Tour Photo Flash: MODERN FAMILY's Ty Burrell Visits THE LION KING on Tour
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

MODERN FAMILY's Ty Burrell stopped by a recent performance of THE LION KING in Salt Lake City. Fun fact: Burrell was a reader for early casting for the show back in 1997. Scroll down for a photo of him with the cast!... (more...)
Queen Bey Meets THE LION KING: Will Beyonce Play 'Nala' in Jon Favreau's Big Screen Remake? Queen Bey Meets THE LION KING: Will Beyonce Play 'Nala' in Jon Favreau's Big Screen Remake?
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

ComingSoon.net has reported that Jon Favreau's live action remake of The Lion King may acquire the queen as its female lead as Beyonce Knowles is reportedly the front runner for the role of 'Nala', the story's leading lioness.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Ephraim Sykes and the Cast of THE LION KING Bring Down the House at BROADWAY AT W Photo Flash: Ephraim Sykes and the Cast of THE LION KING Bring Down the House at BROADWAY AT W
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Broadway at W Times Square continues to wow audiences and hotel guests with their new, hit concert series featuring Broadway cast members and their respective shows accompanied by acoustic guitar and cajon. On Sunday, March 19th, cast members from the Disney staple THE LION KING shared their amazing... (more...)
VIDEO: Teacher Uses 3D Printer to Create Masks for School Production of THE LION KING VIDEO: Teacher Uses 3D Printer to Create Masks for School Production of THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Teacher Ashley Ricart was recently featured on the YouTube series 'MatterHackers Minute' for using 3D printing in the classroom for a variety of subjects, including creating amazing masks for her school's production of The Lion King. Learn more in the video below!... (more...)
Disney's THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates Record-Breaking Engagement at Providence Performing Arts Center Disney's THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates Record-Breaking Engagement at Providence Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

Disney's The Lion King continues to reign across North America with a sold-out record-breaking engagement in Providence, which concluded on Sunday, March 19 at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC).  The triumphant three-week return grossed over $5.3 million at the box office and entertained ... (more...)
The 25th Global Production and First International Tour of Disney's THE LION KING will Premiere in Manila March 2018 The 25th Global Production and First International Tour of Disney's THE LION KING will Premiere in Manila March 2018
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions in association with Michael Cassel Group announces the first international tour of the world's #1 musical, Disney's The Lion King, to premiere in Manila in March 2018 with additional engagements in Singapore, Korea, Taiwan and South Africa.... (more...)
Disney's THE LION KING to Premiere in Manila in March 2018 Disney's THE LION KING to Premiere in Manila in March 2018
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2017

Michael Cassel Group, in association with Disney Theatrical Productions, announces the first international tour of Disney's THE LION KING, to premiere in Manila in March 2018 with additional engagements in Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, and South Africa.... (more...)
BWW Review: Disney's THE LION KING Concludes a Triumphant Sold-Out Engagement at Detroit Opera House! BWW Review: Disney's THE LION KING Concludes a Triumphant Sold-Out Engagement at Detroit Opera House!
by Katie Laban - March 07, 2017

Disney's The Lion King concluded a sold-out engagement on Sunday, February 26th at The Detroit Opera House where it had a triumphant four-week return that grossed over $6.8 million at the box office and entertained more 84,000 theatre goers during thirty-two performances. It is the fourth time for t... (more...)
BWW Review: Resplendent LION KING Reigns Supreme at Providence Performing Arts Center BWW Review: Resplendent LION KING Reigns Supreme at Providence Performing Arts Center
by Veronica Bruscini - March 04, 2017

The touring production of THE LION KING now playing at the Providence Performing Arts Center is absolutely exceptional. One would be hard-pressed to find a finer or stronger assembly of actors, singers, and dancers than this remarkable company.... (more...)
THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates Sold-Out Return Engagement in Detroit at The Detroit Opera House THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates Sold-Out Return Engagement in Detroit at The Detroit Opera House
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

Disney's The Lion King continues to reign across North America with a sold-out engagement in Detroit, which concluded on Sunday, February 26 at The Detroit Opera House.  The triumphant four-week return grossed over $6.8 million at the box office and entertained more than 84,000 theatergoers during 3... (more...)
VIDEO: See the Details of THE LION KING'S Mufasa Mask Come Full Circle VIDEO: See the Details of THE LION KING'S Mufasa Mask Come Full Circle
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2017

In the latest installment of Disney Theatrical Group's 'Stage Props' series, the details of the Mufasa mask are brought full circle. ... (more...)
Donald Glover y James Earl Jones protagonizarán EL REY LEÓN Donald Glover y James Earl Jones protagonizarán EL REY LEÓN
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - February 20, 2017

Jon Favreau, el director de la pelicula de accion real de EL REY LEÓN, ha anunciado en su cuenta de Twitter que Donald Glover interpretara a Simba y James Earl Jones sera Mufasa... (more...)
THE LION KING Tour Breaks New Orleans Box Office Record with $7.5 Million THE LION KING Tour Breaks New Orleans Box Office Record with $7.5 Million
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2017

Disney's The Lion King once again set the record for the highest-grossing engagement in New Orleans theatrical history with a gross of $7.5 million.... (more...)
Be Prepared! THE LION KING Welcomes New Scar Tonight Be Prepared! THE LION KING Welcomes New Scar Tonight
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2017

Broadway's award-winning best musical, The Lion King, welcomes Stephen Carlile as Scar beginning performances tonight, Tuesday, January 31st, 2017. Carlile makes his Broadway debut, having originated the role of Scar on the UK tour of The Lion King.... (more...)
We Just Can't Wait! THE LION KING Will Celebrate 8000th Performance on Broadway We Just Can't Wait! THE LION KING Will Celebrate 8000th Performance on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2017

THE LION KING, the award-winning best musical, celebrates a milestone achieved by only two other shows in Broadway history with its 8,000th performance on Broadway at this Saturday's matinee, January 21st, 2017, at the Minskoff Theatre (200 West 45th Street).... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE LION KING's Powerful GYPSY OF THE YEAR Performance STAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE LION KING's Powerful GYPSY OF THE YEAR Performance
by Stage Tube - December 09, 2016

At Gypsy of the Year 2016, cast members from The Lion King performed a moving spoken-word piece giving voice to those marginalized by the current political climate performed by cast members Lamar Baylor, Kimberly Marable, Matthew Morgan, Brenda O'Brien and L. Steven Taylor. ... (more...)
THE LION KING Celebrates 19th Anniversary on Broadway This Sunday THE LION KING Celebrates 19th Anniversary on Broadway This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2016

Entering its 20th year, THE LION KING continues ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world.  Since its Broadway premiere on November 13, 1997, 24 global productions have been seen by more than 85 million people.  Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: ESPN Explores Stamina on Broadway at THE LION KING STAGE TUBE: ESPN Explores Stamina on Broadway at THE LION KING
by Stage Tube - November 01, 2016

The Lion King teamed up with 'ESPN Sport Science' for an exclusive look behind the scenes at the physical and mental athleticism required to perform in the award-winning best musical 8 times a week. The result is a three-part video series, with the first video, 'Sport Science Lion King Edition - Sta... (more...)
THE LION KING North American Tour to Expand to New Cities with Re-Configured Production THE LION KING North American Tour to Expand to New Cities with Re-Configured Production
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2016

Disney Theatrical Productions announced today that THE LION KING North American tour will unveil a newly-configured production in October 2017, allowing the award-winning musical to entertain new audiences in cities and venues which previously couldn't accommodate the show.... (more...)
BROADWAY SESSIONS to Welcome LION KING Cast Members This Week BROADWAY SESSIONS to Welcome LION KING Cast Members This Week
by BWW News Desk - September 05, 2016

BROADWAY SESSIONS is an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  This Thursday, September 8th, Broadw... (more...)
THE LION KING Tour Reigns Supreme with Sold-Out Run in Minneapolis THE LION KING Tour Reigns Supreme with Sold-Out Run in Minneapolis
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2016

Disney's The Lion King continues to reign across North American with a sold-out engagement in Minneapolis, which concluded on Sunday, Aug. 7 at the historic Orpheum Theatre.... (more...)
Stage Tube: The Cast and Crew of West End's THE LION KING Showcase Their Different Training Methods Stage Tube: The Cast and Crew of West End's THE LION KING Showcase Their Different Training Methods
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2016

Ahead of a summer of international sporting activity, Disney's THE LION KING has released a series of short films showcasing the athletic diversity and prowess of their West End cast and crew. Check out the three videos below!... (more...)
BWW Interview: Debut of the Month - THE LION KING's Newest 'Nala' Adrienne Walker BWW Interview: Debut of the Month - THE LION KING's Newest 'Nala' Adrienne Walker
by Caryn Robbins - July 27, 2016

Today, Adrienne Walker speaks exclusively to BWW about making her Broadway debut in the Tony Award winning show and explains why her casting 'just kind of swept me off my feet!'... (more...)
THE LION KING Generates Millions for Local Economy After Dayton Run THE LION KING Generates Millions for Local Economy After Dayton Run
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2016

Disney's The Lion King concluded its second triumphant engagement in Dayton on Sunday, July 3 at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. The four-week return grossed over $5 million at the box office and entertained nearly 68,000 patrons during 32 performances. The award-winning music... (more...)