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STAGE TUBE: THE LION KING Companies from Around the World Celebrate 80 Million Audience MembersSTAGE TUBE: THE LION KING Companies from Around the World Celebrate 80 Million Audience Members
by Stage Tube - Jun 15, 2015

In a just-released video,†The Lion King companies from around the world celebrate having reached attendance of 80 million audience members worldwide - check it out below! (more...)

BWW Review: Academy's LION KING Still Roars!BWW Review: Academy's LION KING Still Roars!
by Pati Buehler - May 26, 2015

One of Broadway's most popular, best attended shows in history arrives on Broad St. once again to delight young and old. (more...)

THE LION KING Tour Sells Out Des Moines EngagementTHE LION KING Tour Sells Out Des Moines Engagement
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Disney's THE LION KING continues to reign across North America with a sold-out engagement in Des Moines, which concluded on Sunday, May 17 at the Des Moines Civic Center. The triumphant three-week return grossed over $4.1 million at the box office and entertained nearly 60,000 patrons during 24 performances. † (more...)

Tickets to Disney's THE LION KING at Center for the Performing Arts on Sale 5/31Tickets to Disney's THE LION KING at Center for the Performing Arts on Sale 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING will go on sale to the public on Sunday, May 31 at 10 a.m. San Jose's most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the Center for the Performing Arts stage on Wednesday, September 9 for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, October 4. The opening night is Thursday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. The show's six-week premiere engagement in 2006 played a sold-out run at the Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

THE LION KING Opens in Mexico City TonightTHE LION KING Opens in Mexico City Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Disney Theatrical Productions in partnership with OCESA celebrate the world premiere of the first Spanish language production of THE LION KING in Mexico at the Telcel Theatre in Mexico City. †† (more...)

THE LION KING North American Tour Sells Out Cincinnati EngagementTHE LION KING North American Tour Sells Out Cincinnati Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Disney's THE LION KING continues to reign across North America with a sold-out engagement in Cincinnati, which concluded on Sunday, April 26 at The Aronoff Center. The triumphant four-week return grossed over $6.1 million at the box office and entertained more than 82,000 patrons during 32 performances. † (more...)

West End's THE LION KING to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance, August 30West End's THE LION KING to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance, August 30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Following the success of dedicated Autism-Friendly Performances in 2013 and 2014, a third dedicated performance of Disney's THE LION KING has been announced for Sunday 30 August 2015 at 1:30pm. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Returning to Vancouver This YearDisney's THE LION KING Returning to Vancouver This Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

By popular demand, Disney's THE LION KING will return to Vancouver for the first time since its triumphant premiere engagement in July 2010, where the production played a sold-out run at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. This exclusive 4 -week return engagement at Queen Elizabeth Theatre begins Thursday, June 18, 2015 and plays through Sunday, July 12, 2015. Opening night is set for Friday, June 19, 2015 at 7:30pm. Individual tickets for THE LION KING will go on sale to the general public on Monday, February 23 at 10am. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Returning to Chicago Later This YearDisney's THE LION KING Returning to Chicago Later This Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Broadway In Chicago has announced that Disney's THE LION KING will return to Chicago by popular demand. This exclusive seven-week return engagement at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) begins December 2, 2015 and plays through January 17, 2016. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Begins Memphis Run TonightDisney's THE LION KING Begins Memphis Run Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

The Memphis return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Thursday, February 5th at 7:30 PM at the Orpheum Theatre for a limited engagement of 4 weeks through Sunday, March 1st. (more...)

Tickets to Disney's THE LION KING at the Academy of Music on Sale TomorrowTickets to Disney's THE LION KING at the Academy of Music on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Theatrical Productions and Broadway Philadelphia announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING will go on sale to the public on Friday, February 6 at 10:00 a.m. Philadelphia's most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the Academy of Music stage on May 20 for a limited engagement of four weeks through June 14.The press opening night is Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. Broadway Philadelphia is presented collaboratively by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and the Shubert Organization. (more...)

THE LION KING to Play Melbourne's Regent Theatre, Feb. 2015THE LION KING to Play Melbourne's Regent Theatre, Feb. 2015
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2015

Disney's THE LION KING will roar into Melbourne's Regent Theatre with preview performances of the award-winning Broadway musical beginning 13th February, 2015. (more...)

South Africa's Bala Brothers To Release Self-Titled CD/DVD On Warner Classics In March 2015South Africa's Bala Brothers To Release Self-Titled CD/DVD On Warner Classics In March 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ The Bala Brothers Loyiso, Zwai and Phelo are a household name in South Africa, thrilling audiences with their fusion of operatically-trained voices, rich harmonies and traditional South African melodies and rhythms. Overcoming apartheid, the trio rose out of poverty on the strength of their musical talent and broke the color barrier of the famous Drakensberg Boys' Choir, becoming its first black members. For their self-titled debut album on Warner Classics, the Brothers perform an inspiring live program of music ranging from The Lion King to Paul Simon (with special guests The Drakensberg Boys' Choir), in their hometown Johannesburg's Lyric Theatre. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Sells Out Milwaukee EngagementDisney's THE LION KING Sells Out Milwaukee Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Disney's THE LION KING set a record for the highest-grossing week in Milwaukee theatrical history with a gross of $1,687,572.60 at The Milwaukee Theatre for the week ending November 30, 2014. This breaks the previous record of $1.6 million set by THE LION KING during its premiere engagement for the week ending March 2, 2008. This four-week return, which concluded on Sunday, December 7, entertained more than 94,000 patrons during 32 performances and generated over $6 million at the box office during the entire run. Group Sales contributed $1,288,500 of the $6 million generated and surpassed the amount generated by groups during the last engagement of THE LION KING. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale 12/5 for Disney's THE LION KING in Cincinnati This SpringTickets Go on Sale 12/5 for Disney's THE LION KING in Cincinnati This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway in Cincinnati announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING will go on sale to the public on Friday, December 5 at 9AM. Cincinnati's most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the Aronoff Center stage on March 31 for a limited engagement of 4 weeks through Sunday, April 26. The show's 8-week premiere engagement in 2003 played a sold-out run at the Aronoff Center. (more...)

Tickets to Disney's THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre On Sale TodayTickets to Disney's THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions and The Orpheum Theatre announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING will go on sale to the public today, November 28th at 10:00 AM. Memphis' most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the Orpheum stage on Tuesday, February 3rd for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, March 1st. The opening night is Thursday, February 5th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Tickets to Disney's THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre On Sale 11/28Tickets to Disney's THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre On Sale 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Disney Theatrical Productions and The Orpheum Theatre announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING will go on sale to the public on Friday, November 28th at 10:00 AM. Memphis' most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the Orpheum stage on Tuesday, February 3rd for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, March 1st. The opening night is Thursday, February 5th at 7:30 PM. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Opens Tonight at Marcus Center for the Performing ArtsDisney's THE LION KING Opens Tonight at Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

The Milwaukee return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 pm at the Milwaukee Theatre for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, December 7. In Milwaukee, THE LION KING plays Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm, Fridays at 8:00 pm, Saturdays at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm and Sundays at 1:00 pm and 6:30 pm. There will be special weekday matinee performances on Friday, November 28 at 2:00 pm and Thursday, December 4 at 2:00 pm. There will not be a performance on Thursday, November 27 (Thanksgiving). The show's five-week premiere engagement in 2008 played a sold-out run at the Milwaukee Theatre. 'Thus far sales have exceeded our expectations for the return of Lion King in Milwaukee, but there are still great seats available,' said Paul Mathews, President and CEO of the Marcus Center. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING to Be Licensed for School Productions Beginning in 2015Disney's THE LION KING to Be Licensed for School Productions Beginning in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

THE LION KING is set to be licensed to schools in two formats beginning in January of 2015. (more...)

First Listen - Taylor Swift/LION KING 'Circle of Life' Mash-Up!First Listen - Taylor Swift/LION KING 'Circle of Life' Mash-Up!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

NYC comedian Dan Chamberlain noticed that the new track had a striking similarity to the classic LION KING opening number 'Circle of Life' and took it one step further with a mash up of the two! (more...)

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