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See Who's Part of the Pride in Disney's THE LION KING, Returning to GreenvilleSee Who's Part of the Pride in Disney's THE LION KING, Returning to Greenville
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Casting has been announced for the Greenville engagement of Disney's The Lion King. Greenville's most eagerly awaited return will leap onto the Peace Center stage from Wednesday, May 31, to Sunday, June 25. The show's four-week premiere engagement in 2012 played a sold-out run at the Peace Center. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LION KING at the Eccles is SpectacularBWW Review: THE LION KING at the Eccles is Spectacular
by Tyler Hinton - Mar 27, 2017

The national tour of Disney's THE LION KING, currently playing at the new Eccles Theater, is filled with visual spectacle and larger-than-life wonder. THE LION KING is more than just a musical.  It is an experience that is not to be missed and unlikely to ever be forgotten. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Opens Saturday, March 25 at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake CityDisney's THE LION KING Opens Saturday, March 25 at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Salt Lake City return of Disney's The Lion King opens tomorrow, Saturday, March 25 at 8:00pm at the Eccles Theater for, a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, April 16.  In Salt Lake City,The Lion King will play Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 2:00pm and 8:00pm, Sundays at 1:00pm and 6:30pm, along with weekday matinees on Thursday, March 30 and Friday, April 14 at 2:00pm.  "Thus far sales have exceeded our expectations, but patrons are encouraged to contact the box office for best availability," said John Ballard, MagicSpace Entertainment. (more...)

Casting Announced for Disney's THE LION KING at the Fabulous Fox TheaterCasting Announced for Disney's THE LION KING at the Fabulous Fox Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Casting has been announced for the St. Louis engagement of Disney's The Lion King. St. Louis' most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Fabulous Fox Theatre stage from April 19 to May 7. The press opening night isThursday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: Resplendent LION KING Reigns Supreme at Providence Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: Resplendent LION KING Reigns Supreme at Providence Performing Arts Center
by Veronica Bruscini - Mar 4, 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...)

BWW Review: THE LION KING Reigns at Saenger TheatreBWW Review: THE LION KING Reigns at Saenger Theatre
by Tara Bennett - Jan 6, 2017

Many throughout the world have seen the iconic story of The Lion King, the 1994 Disney musical animation that has captured the hearts of young and old alike, but to see it on stage is a whole other experience entirely. (more...)

Casting Announced for Disney's THE LION KING at PPACCasting Announced for Disney's THE LION KING at PPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Casting has been announced for the Providence engagement of Disney's THE LION KING. The six-time Tony Award winner triumphantly returns to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) for a limited three-week engagement, from Tuesday, February 28 to Sunday, March 19, 2017.  (more...)

BWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LION KING at San Francisco Orpheum TheatreBWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LION KING at San Francisco Orpheum Theatre
by Linda Hodges - Nov 7, 2016

Disney's The Lion King, in all its magic and majesty, roared into San Francisco's Orpheum Theater and will be here now through December 31. If you're one for keeping a bucket list of must-see things to do and see before you 'exit stage left,' then this show is surely one for the list. Directed and loved into being by Julie Taymor, who infuses her creation with rich multicultural beauty, soul-stirring African harmonies and life-sized almost living, breathing animal puppets, Lion King will capture your heart as it surrounds your senses with magic, wonder, awe and grace. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LION KING at San Francisco Orpheum TheatreBWW Review: THE LION KING at San Francisco Orpheum Theatre
by Linda Hodges - Nov 7, 2016

Disney's The Lion King, in all its magic and majesty, roared into San Francisco's Orpheum Theater and will be here now through December 31. If you're one for keeping a bucket list of must-see things to do and see before you 'exit stage left,' then this show is surely one for the list. Directed and loved into being by Julie Taymor, who infuses her creation with rich multicultural beauty, soul-stirring African harmonies and life-sized almost living, breathing animal puppets, Lion King will capture your heart as it surrounds your senses with magic, wonder, awe and grace. (more...)

Cast Announced for Disney's THE LION KING, Coming to Schuster Center This SummerCast Announced for Disney's THE LION KING, Coming to Schuster Center This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

?Casting has been announced for the Dayton engagement of Disney's THE LION KING. Dayton's most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Schuster stage from Tuesday, June 7 to Sunday, July 3. The press opening night is Wednesday, June 8 at 8 p.m.  The show's four-week premiere engagement in 2011 played a sold-out run at the Schuster Center.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Heather Headley Attends THE LION KING in ChicagoPhoto Flash: Heather Headley Attends THE LION KING in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2015

Broadway In Chicago is currently presenting the return engagement of DISNEY'S THE LION KING. The World's #1 Musical leap tonto the stage of the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) on December 2, 2015, where it will continue through January 17, 2016. Heather Headley, the musical's original Nala on Broadway, attended Saturday night's performance, where she caught up with the tour's current Nala, Nia Holloway. Check out photos from Headley's visit below! (more...)

Cast Announced for Return of Disney's THE LION KING to ChicagoCast Announced for Return of Disney's THE LION KING to Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce casting for the return engagement of DISNEY'S THE LION KING. The World's #1 Musical will leap onto the stage of the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) from December 2, 2015 to January 17, 2016. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Roars into Denver TonightDisney's THE LION KING Roars into Denver Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

The Denver return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Friday, November 6 at 7:30pm at The Buell Theatre for a limited engagement of four weeks through November 29. (more...)

BWW Review: Top 10 Reasons Why Disney's THE LION KING Is Still Worth Seeing On TourBWW Review: Top 10 Reasons Why Disney's THE LION KING Is Still Worth Seeing On Tour
by Michael L. Quintos - Oct 26, 2015

18 years and billions of box office receipts later, Disney's Tony Award-winning global hit THE LION KING is still going strong both on Broadway and on various touring and sit-down productions across the world. The show's North American tour is currently finishing up its four-week return engagement at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through November 1. The question raised is this: is THE LION KING, Director Julie Taymor's creative stage adaptation of the hit animated classic still worth seeing these days? Absolutely. Here's ten reasons why... (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Opens Tonight at Segerstrom Center for the ArtsDisney's THE LION KING Opens Tonight at Segerstrom Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

The Orange County return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Thursday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Segerstrom Hall for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, November 1. (more...)

BWW Review: Broadway San Jose's THE LION KING is Magical!BWW Review: Broadway San Jose's THE LION KING is Magical!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

Broadway San Jose at the Center for the Performing Arts plays host to Disney's THE LION KING now through October 4 only. That's the most important thing you need to know because if you're one for keeping a bucket list of must-see things to do and see before you 'exit stage left,' then this show is surely one for the list. Directed into being by Julie Taymor, who infuses her creation with rich cultural beauty, soul-stirring African harmonies and life-sized, almost living, breathing animal puppets, THE LION KING will capture your heart as it surrounds your senses with laughter, magic and wonder. (more...)

BWW Review: Broadway San Jose's THE LION KING is Magical!BWW Review: Broadway San Jose's THE LION KING is Magical!
by Linda Hodges and Nick Hodges - Sep 15, 2015

Broadway San Jose at the Center for the Performing Arts plays host to Disney's THE LION KING now through October 4 only. That's the most important thing you need to know because if you're one for keeping a bucket list of must-see things to do and see before you 'exit stage left,' then this show is surely one for the list. Directed into being by Julie Taymor, who infuses her creation with rich cultural beauty, soul-stirring African harmonies and life-sized, almost living, breathing animal puppets, THE LION KING will capture your heart as it surrounds your senses with laughter, magic and wonder. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Begins at the Center for the Performing Arts TonightDisney's THE LION KING Begins at the Center for the Performing Arts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

The San Jose return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Thursday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Center for the Performing Arts for a limited four-week engagement through Sunday, October 4. In San Jose, THE LION KING plays Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m.; Friday evenings at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 2 and 8 p.m.; and Sundays at 1 and 6:30 p.m., with an additional matinee performance on Thursday, September 17 at 1 p.m. (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...)

Disney's THE LION KING Opens Tonight at Broward Center for the Performing ArtsDisney's THE LION KING Opens Tonight at Broward Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

The Fort Lauderdale return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Friday, January 9 at 8:00 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, February 1. (more...)

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