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BIG FISH Makes Collegiate Premiere at Abilene Christian University This WeekendBIG FISH Makes Collegiate Premiere at Abilene Christian University This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The Abilene Christian University Theatre, under special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide, Inc., is proud to announce the Collegiate Premiere of BIG FISH for its 2014 Homecoming Musical. (more...)

BIG FISH to Make Collegiate Premiere at Abilene Christian University, 10/10-12BIG FISH to Make Collegiate Premiere at Abilene Christian University, 10/10-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Abilene Christian University Theatre, under special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide, Inc., is proud to announce the Collegiate Premiere of BIG FISH for its 2014 Homecoming Musical. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -  THE LION KINGMeet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE LION KING
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 1, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's The Lion King below! (more...)

THE LION KING Opens Tonight at Blaisdell Concert HallTHE LION KING Opens Tonight at Blaisdell Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

The Hawai'i return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 7:30pm at the Blaisdell Concert Hall for a limited engagement of eight weeks through March 9, 2014. In Hawai'i, THE LION KING plays Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7:30pm, Friday evenings at 8pm, Saturdays at 2pm and 8pm and Sundays at 1pm and 6:30pm. There will also be a 2pm matinee performance on Friday, March 7. (more...)

THE LION KING Becomes Broadway's Fourth Longest-Running ShowTHE LION KING Becomes Broadway's Fourth Longest-Running Show
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

Disney's landmark musical event, THE LION KING, played its 6,681st performance on Saturday evening, November 30th, surpassing the original Broadway production ofLes Miserables (6,680 performances) to become the fourth longest-running show in Broadway history. (more...)

BroadwayWorld is Most Thankful For: Long Running Shows- THE LION KINGBroadwayWorld is Most Thankful For: Long Running Shows- THE LION KING
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 29, 2013

It's Broadway's long-running shows that keep Times Square bustling year-round with theatre-goers from around the world who are making it to the Great White Way for their first time. The Lion King just celebrated its 16th anniversary at the Minskoff Theatre, having played over 6660 performances. (more...)

THE LION KING to Celebrate 16th Anniversary on Broadway, Nov 13THE LION KING to Celebrate 16th Anniversary on Broadway, Nov 13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

As the 2013 calendar year comes to a close, Disney's landmark musical event, THE LION KING, celebrates several milestones around the globe. (more...)

Exclusive Photos: ROCK OF AGES Cast Records 'Carols For A Cure'Exclusive Photos: ROCK OF AGES Cast Records 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 23, 2012

CAROLS FOR A CURE is the annual two-disc holiday CD compilation of original songs and holiday classics which benefits BC/EFA. These CDs boast the best voices from the worlds of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national tours. The cast of Broadway's ROCK OF AGES was already hard a work yesterday recording their track for the album. Check out our exclusive photos from their recording session below! (more...)

Exclusive Photos: MAMMA MIA! Cast Sings for 'Carols For A Cure'Exclusive Photos: MAMMA MIA! Cast Sings for 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 22, 2012

CAROLS FOR A CURE is the annual two-disc holiday CD compilation of original songs and holiday classics which benefits BC/EFA. These CDs boast the best voices from the worlds of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national tours. A full track list for this year's 14th edition has not yet been announced, but the cast of Broadway's MAMMA MIA! was already hard a work yesterday recording their track for the album. Check out our exclusive photos from their recording session below! (more...)

Exclusive Photos: THE LION KING Kids Sing 'Carols For A Cure'Exclusive Photos: THE LION KING Kids Sing 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 21, 2012

CAROLS FOR A CURE is the annual two-disc holiday CD compilation of original songs and holiday classics which benefits BC/EFA. These CDs boast the best voices from the worlds of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national tours. The cast of Broadway's THE LION KING was already hard a work this week recording their track for the album. Check out our exclusive photos from their recording session below! (more...)

Exclusive Photos: MARY POPPINS Cast Sings 'Carols For A Cure'Exclusive Photos: MARY POPPINS Cast Sings 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 20, 2012

CAROLS FOR A CURE is the annual two-disc holiday CD compilation of original songs and holiday classics which benefits BC/EFA. These CDs boast the best voices from the worlds of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national tours. The cast of Broadway's MARY POPPINS was already hard a work this week recording their track for the album. Check out our exclusive photos from their recording session below! (more...)

Exclusive Photos: CHAPLIN Cast Records 'Carols For A Cure'Exclusive Photos: CHAPLIN Cast Records 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 18, 2012

CAROLS FOR A CURE is the annual two-disc holiday CD compilation of original songs and holiday classics which benefits BC/EFA. These CDs boast the best voices from the worlds of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national tours. The cast of Broadway's CHAPLIN was already hard a work this week recording their track for the album. Check out our exclusive photos from their recording session below! (more...)

WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE Celebrates 'Broadway Giveaway Week', Beginning TodayWHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE Celebrates 'Broadway Giveaway Week', Beginning Today
by TV News Desk - Dec 10, 2012

WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE with Emmy Award-winning host Meredith Vieira, will honor The Great White Way next week with "Broadway Giveaway Week," airing today, December 10-14. Check local listings or go to http://www.millionairetv.com/ for time and channel. (more...)

THE LION KING's Chantel Riley and Ben Jeffrey Appear on WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE TonightTHE LION KING's Chantel Riley and Ben Jeffrey Appear on WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012

In celebration of the 15th anniversary of "The Lion King" on Broadway, "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," with Emmy Award-winning host Meredith Vieira, will host two principal actors from the hit musical as contestants today, December 10. Chantel Riley (Nala) and Ben Jeffrey (Pumbaa) will play "Millionaire" as a two-person team and will donate their winnings to The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that helps professionals in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition. The duo is guaranteed to win a minimum of $10,000 for The Actors Fund. (more...)

THE LION KING's Chantel Riley and Ben Jeffrey to Appear on WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE, 12/10THE LION KING's Chantel Riley and Ben Jeffrey to Appear on WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2012

In celebration of the 15th anniversary of "The Lion King" on Broadway, "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," with Emmy Award-winning host Meredith Vieira, will host two principal actors from the hit musical as contestants on Monday, December 10. Chantel Riley (Nala) and Ben Jeffrey (Pumbaa) will play "Millionaire" as a two-person team and will donate their winnings to The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that helps professionals in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition. The duo is guaranteed to win a minimum of $10,000 for The Actors Fund. (more...)

WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE Celebrates 'Broadway Giveaway Week, Beg. 12/10WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE Celebrates 'Broadway Giveaway Week, Beg. 12/10
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2012

WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE with Emmy Award-winning host Meredith Vieira, will honor The Great White Way next week with "Broadway Giveaway Week," airing December 10-14. Check local listings or go to http://www.millionairetv.com/ for time and channel. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LION KING's Alton Fitzgerald White & More at Empire State Building for Show's 15th AnniversaryPhoto Flash: THE LION KING's Alton Fitzgerald White & More at Empire State Building for Show's 15th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2012

In celebration of the fifteenth anniversary of Broadway's landmark musical event The Lion King, cast members Alton Fitzgerald White, Chondra La-Tease Profit and Lindiwe Dlamini 'flipped the switch' and lit the world-famous Empire State Building's tower lights with the signature color of the production. The lights will shine yellow in honor of the anniversary today, December 4, 2012. Check out photos of the cast at the Empire State Building below! (more...)

THE LION KING's Andile Gumbi and Chantel Riley to Appear on 'The Chew' TomorrowTHE LION KING's Andile Gumbi and Chantel Riley to Appear on 'The Chew' Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2012

The Broadway score features Elton John and Tim Rice's music from The Lion King animated film along with three new songs by John and Rice; additional musical material by South African Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor and Hans Zimmer; and music from 'Rhythm of the Pride Lands,' an album inspired by the original music in the film, written by Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Hans Zimmer. The resulting sound of The Lion King is a fusion of Western popular music and the distinctive sounds and rhythms of Africa, ranging from the Academy Award-winning song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" to the haunting ballad "Shadowland." (more...)

Empire State Building Shines Yellow to Honor THE LION KING's 15th Anniversary on Broadway, 12/4Empire State Building Shines Yellow to Honor THE LION KING's 15th Anniversary on Broadway, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2012

In celebration of the fifteenth anniversary of Broadway's landmark musical event The Lion King, cast members Alton Fitzgerald White, Chondra La-Tease Profit and Lindiwe Dlamini will 'flip the switch' and light the world-famous Empire State Building's tower lights with the signature color of the production. The lights will shine yellow in honor of the anniversary on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. (more...)

BWW TV: THE LION KING'S 15th Anniversary Special - Watch Taymor's Rehearsal, Schumacher's Story & the Special Anniversary Curtain Call!BWW TV: THE LION KING'S 15th Anniversary Special - Watch Taymor's Rehearsal, Schumacher's Story & the Special Anniversary Curtain Call!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2012

Broadway's landmark musical event THE LION KING celebrated its 15th Anniversary Sunday evening with a one-night only celebratory performance benefitting The Actors Fund. Virtually the entire creative team, who collectively won six TonyŽ Awards for their work on the show, reunited for the sold out performance. (more...)

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