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BWW Reviews: LION KING Gets Off to a Roaring Start in ColumbusBWW Reviews: LION KING Gets Off to a Roaring Start in Columbus
by Paul Batterson - Oct 17, 2014

Not all memories of THE LION KING are good ones. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Wade Returns to Columbus as a Queen in LION KINGBWW Interviews: Wade Returns to Columbus as a Queen in LION KING
by Paul Batterson - Oct 7, 2014

Tis good to be the queen. Few people know that more than Tryphena Wade, a 1999 Pickerington High School graduate who plays Sarabi in a touring production of Disney's THE LION KING. The production opens in Columbus on Oct. 14 and will stay in the city until Nov. 9 at Ohio Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Latest Tour is LION KING LightBWW Reviews: Latest Tour is LION KING Light
by Nancy Grossman - Sep 20, 2014

The national tour of THE LION KING returns to kick off the 10th Broadway In Boston season at the Boston Opera House, most fittingly as the musical reopened the venue following its historic renovation in 2004. Some of the effects have diminished over the years, but the opening night audience roared its approval. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Boston Opera House, 9/9-10/12Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Boston Opera House, 9/9-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Casting has been announced for the Boston engagement of Disney's The Lion King. Boston's most eagerly awaited stage production returns to the Boston Opera House stage from September 9 to October 12 as part of the 2014-2015 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

THE LION KING North American Tour Opens Tomorrow in Washington, D.C.THE LION KING North American Tour Opens Tomorrow in Washington, D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

The return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING opens this week in the Kennedy Center Opera House for a limited nine-week engagement through August 17. In Washington, D.C., THE LION KING plays Tuesdays through Sunday evenings at 7:30pm with 1:30pm matinees on Saturdays and Sundays. There will be 1:30pm matinees on Wednesday, July 2, Wednesday, July 30 and Wednesday, August 13. There will not be a performance on Friday, July 4. (more...)

Patrick R. Brown, L. Steven Taylor, Tshidi Manye, Jelani Remy and More to Star in Disney's THE LION KING at the Kennedy Center, 6/17-8/17Patrick R. Brown, L. Steven Taylor, Tshidi Manye, Jelani Remy and More to Star in Disney's THE LION KING at the Kennedy Center, 6/17-8/17
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Casting has been announced for the Washington, D.C. engagement of Disney's The Lion King. The stage production returns to the Kennedy Center from June 17 to August 17, 2014. The press opening night is Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The show's nine-week premiere engagement in 2008 played a sold-out run in the Kennedy Center Opera House. (more...)

Theatre Out to Present Terrence McNally's CORPUS CHRISTI, 4/25-5/17Theatre Out to Present Terrence McNally's CORPUS CHRISTI, 4/25-5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Theatre Out, Orange County's gay and lesbian theatre, today was pleased to announce the cast and creative team for their upcoming revival of Terrence McNally's Corpus Christi. Award-winning director, Tito Ortiz will direct the diverse cast of 13. Corpus Christi will run April 25 - May 17 at Theatre Out. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheatreOut.com or at the Box Office, as available. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Opens at Princess of Wales Theatre TonightDisney's THE LION KING Opens at Princess of Wales Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

The Toronto return of Disney's THE LION KING began performances on Wednesday April 30 and officially opens tonight, Thursday, May 1 at the Princess of Wales Theatre, where it will play a limited seven-week engagement through Sunday June 15. The award-winning musical premiered in Toronto in April 2000 at the Princess of Wales Theatre, where it played 1,560 performances through January 2004 and returned in 2011 for an eight-week sold-out engagement. (more...)

Theatre Out Presents Terrence McNally's CORPUS CHRISTI, Now thru 5/17Theatre Out Presents Terrence McNally's CORPUS CHRISTI, Now thru 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

Theatre Out, Orange County's gay and lesbian theatre, today was pleased to announce the cast and creative team for their upcoming revival of Terrence McNally's Corpus Christi. Award-winning director, Tito Ortiz will direct the diverse cast of 13. Corpus Christi will run today, April 25 - May 17 at Theatre Out. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheatreOut.com or at the Box Office, as available. (more...)

THE LION KING Tour Begins Performances Tomorrow in AtlantaTHE LION KING Tour Begins Performances Tomorrow in Atlanta
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Atlanta return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tomorrow, Saturday, April 12 at 8 p.m. at the Fox Theatre for a limited three-week engagement through Sunday, April 27. In Atlanta, THE LION KING plays Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m. as well as matinees on Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. and Sundays at 1:00 p.m. A special weekday matinee will take place on Thursday, April 17 at 2:00 p.m. "While sales have exceeded our expectations, tickets can still be purchased and patrons are encouraged to contact the Fox Theatre Box Office to inquire about the best availability," said Russ Belin, Vice President of Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta. (more...)

Theatre Out to Present Terrence McNally's CORPUS CHRISTI, 4/25-5/17Theatre Out to Present Terrence McNally's CORPUS CHRISTI, 4/25-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Theatre Out, Orange County's gay and lesbian theatre, today was pleased to announce the cast and creative team for their upcoming revival of Terrence McNally's Corpus Christi. Award-winning director, Tito Ortiz will direct the diverse cast of 13. Corpus Christi will run April 25 - May 17 at Theatre Out. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheatreOut.com or at the Box Office, as available. (more...)

Breaking News: LION KING Casting Announced!Breaking News: LION KING Casting Announced!
by Alan Henry - Mar 24, 2014

Casting has been announced for the Toronto engagement of Disney's THE LION KING. Toronto's most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Princess of Wales Theatre stage from Wednesday April 30 to Sunday June 15. The award-winning musical premiered in Toronto in April 2000 at the Princess of Wales Theatre where it played 1,560 performances through January 2004 and returned in 2011 for an eight-week sold-out engagement. (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...)

Disney's THE LION KING Plays Holidays at Hollywood Pantages, Beg. TonightDisney's THE LION KING Plays Holidays at Hollywood Pantages, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

The Los Angeles return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Friday, November 22, 2013 at 8pm at the Hollywood Pantages for a limited eight-week engagement through January 12, 2014. Hollywood Pantages General Manager Martin Wiviott says "The Circle of Life is once again complete as THE LION KING returns to its Los Angeles home. From its initial debut here in 2000 until now, the excitement and enthusiasm for this spectacular stage production hasn't diminished, but has instead grown by leaps (of the gazelles) and bounds. All of us here at the Hollywood Pantages look forward to a holiday season full of good cheer and great theatre. Welcome home, Lion King!" (more...)

THE LION KING National Tour Opens at ASU Gammage TonightTHE LION KING National Tour Opens at ASU Gammage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

The Tempe return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, October 24 at 7:30 p.m. at ASU Gammage for a limited engagement of four weeks through November 17. In Tempe, THE LION KING plays Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Saturday matinees at 2:00 p.m., and Sundays at 1:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. "We are thrilled to have THE LION KING back in Tempe," said Colleen Jennings Roggensack, Executive Director of ASU Gammage. "There are still wonderful seats available, so be sure not to miss this show and create lasting memories with your family." (more...)

BWW TV: Disney's THE LION KING at the PantagesBWW TV: Disney's THE LION KING at the Pantages
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 22, 2013

Casting has been announced for the Los Angeles return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING. Los Angeles' most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Hollywood Pantages stage from November 20, 2013 - January 12, 2014. The press opening night is Friday, November 22 at 8pm. The landmark musical will return to Los Angeles for the first time since its triumphant return engagement in November 2006, where the production played a sold-out run at Hollywood Pantages. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING to Return to Hollywood Pantages for Extended Run, 11/20-1/12Disney's THE LION KING to Return to Hollywood Pantages for Extended Run, 11/20-1/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Casting has been announced for the Los Angeles return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING. Los Angeles' most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Hollywood Pantages stage from November 20, 2013 - January 12, 2014. The press opening night is Friday, November 22 at 8pm. The landmark musical will return to Los Angeles for the first time since its triumphant return engagement in November 2006, where the production played a sold-out run at Hollywood Pantages. (more...)

National Tour of THE LION KING Opens Tonight at Music Hall at Fair ParkNational Tour of THE LION KING Opens Tonight at Music Hall at Fair Park
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

The Dallas return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Friday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Music Hall at Fair Park for a limited engagement of three weeks, through October 20. In Dallas, THE LION KING plays Tuesday through Sunday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 1:30 p.m. There will be a 1:30 p.m. matinee performance on Friday, October 18. The award-winning musical returns to Dallas following a six-week sold-out premiere engagement in 2002 and a successful five-week engagement in 2007 at the Music Hall. (more...)

DISNEY'S THE LION KING Returns to Dallas this OctoberDISNEY'S THE LION KING Returns to Dallas this October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2013

Casting has been announced for the Dallas engagement of Disney's THE LION KING. Dallas' most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Music Hall at Fair Park stage from Wednesday, October 2 to Sunday, October 20. The press opening night is Friday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m. The show's previous two engagement in 2002 and 2007 played sold-out runs at the Music Hall. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Opens Tonight at Benedum CenterDisney's THE LION KING Opens Tonight at Benedum Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2013

The Pittsburgh return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Friday, September 6 at 8:00 p.m., at the Benedum Center, for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, September 29, 2013. 'Sales for Pittsburgh's third return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING are brisk, but tickets can still be purchased, with weeknights having the best availability. By the end of the four-week, 32-performance run of the blockbuster engagement, we expect to host over 80,000 people at the Benedum Center-many who will be dining out, shopping, and booking hotel stays. All together, the economic impact for Downtown Pittsburgh and the Cultural District is expected to be significant,' comments Marc Fleming, Vice President of Marketing and Communications-Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. (more...)

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