Buyi Zama News

Nick Afoa, Josslyn Hlenti & More Set for THE LION KING in Brisbane, Begin. 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Today, Thomas Schumacher, president and producer, Disney Theatrical Productions, travelled to Brisbane to announce that Disney's landmark musical event THE LION KING will come to the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) from September 26, 2014 (more...)

2013 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards Winners Announced - BONNIE & CLYDE, Zach Theatre on Top!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 09, 2014

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 50 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2013 Austin winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

BroadwayWorld Austin Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Jacob Roberts-Miller Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Austin! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Austin Holiday Madness Awards Update 12/20 - LES MIS On Top!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Voting is now underway for Austin! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

THE LION KING Comes to Sydney this Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Our homegrown production of director Julie Taymor's vision features the most multicultural cast of any Australian-produced stage musical to date. (more...)

Post-Turkey Day BroadwayWorld Austin Awards Update 11/29 - LES MIS Taking Over!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Voting is now underway for Austin! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Austin Awards Update 11/22 - LES MIS at ZACH Theatre in the Lead!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Voting is now underway for Austin! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway's Girls Unite for KINKY BOOTS 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' Tribute- Osnes, Crawford, O'Donnell & More!
by Stage Tube - Jun 03, 2013

In the video below, (more...)

Buyi Zama Joins THE LION KING as Rafiki
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

Broadway's landmark musical event THE LION KING, the fifth longest-running show in Broadway history, is pleased to welcome Buyi Zama as Rafiki, beginning performances with tomorrow's matinee, Saturday, May 18. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Detroit Opera House, 2/13-3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 09, 2013

Casting has been announced for the Detroit engagement of Disney's THE LION KING. DETROIT's most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Detroit Opera House stage from Wednesday, February 13 to Today, March 10, 2013. The press opening night is Friday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LION KING Should Not Be Missed at the Detroit Opera House!
by Katie Laban - Feb 25, 2013

While most people know the story of The Lion King, everyone needs to experience musical stage version. The production is currently here in the Motor City at the Detroit Opera House until March 10th and the show is not one to be missed! (more...)

THE LION KING North American Tour Opens Tonight in Detroit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

The Detroit return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Friday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Detroit Opera House for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, March 10. In Detroit, THE LION KING will play Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Saturday matinees at 2:00 p.m., Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m., Sunday matinees at 1:00 p.m. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Detroit Opera House, Now thru 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

Casting has been announced for the Detroit engagement of Disney's THE LION KING. DETROIT's most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Detroit Opera House stage from tonight, February 13 to Sunday, March 10, 2013. The press opening night is Friday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LION KING Roars Into Austin
by BWW News Desk - Feb 09, 2013

Though there have been a few modifications to the tour over the last few years (the set design is slightly simpler and some moments have been cut for time) The Lion King is still majestic, astonishing, thrilling, and thoroughly entertaining. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE LION KING Roars Into Austin
by Jeff Davis - Jan 20, 2013

Though there have been a few modifications to the tour over the last few years (the set design is slightly simpler and some moments have been cut for time) The Lion King is still majestic, astonishing, thrilling, and thoroughly entertaining. (more...)

THE LION KING North American Tour Opens Tonight in Austin
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

The return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Friday, January 18 at 8:00 p.m. at Bass Concert Hall for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, February 10. To date, sales for The Lion King have exceeded our expectations but with a four week run in Austin, there are still outstanding seats available in every price range,' said Kathy Panoff, Director and Associate Dean of Texas Performing Arts. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 1/14
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 18, 2013

At BroadwayWorld we pride ourselves in showcasing theater content submitted by our regional contributors from all corners of the globe. Get all your theater news at a glance each Friday with 'Around BWW: Regional Highlights of the Week'! Read on for the top-read stories for the week of January 14, 2013! (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Detroit Opera House, 2/13-3/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Casting has been announced for the Detroit engagement of Disney's THE LION KING. DETROIT's most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Detroit Opera House stage from Wednesday, February 13 to Sunday, March 10, 2013. The press opening night is Friday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Buyi Zama of THE LION KING Loves to Travel
by Kathy Strain - Jan 11, 2013

Buyi Zama was born in South Africa and enjoyed many opportunities to travel all over the world. Now, Buyi is enjoying the experience of traveling all over the United States as she plays Rafiki with the tour of THE LION KING. I recently had the opportunity to ask Buyi Zama questions about her experiences playing Rafiki with the tour. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Happy New Year from THE LION KING National Tour Cast
by Stage Tube - Dec 31, 2012

The National Tour of Disney's THE LION KING leaps onto the SHN Orpheum Theatre stage now through January 13, 2013. THE LION KING returns to San Francisco for the first time since its triumphant 43-week run at the SHN Orpheum Theatre in 2004. The cast of the National Tour took a moment to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Click below! (more...)

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