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THE LION KING Tour Reigns Supreme with Sold-Out Run in MinneapolisTHE LION KING Tour Reigns Supreme with Sold-Out Run in Minneapolis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Disney's The Lion King continues to reign across North American with a sold-out engagement in Minneapolis, which concluded on Sunday, Aug. 7 at the historic Orpheum Theatre. (more...)

THE LION KING Generates Millions for Local Economy After Dayton RunTHE LION KING Generates Millions for Local Economy After Dayton Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

Disney's The Lion King concluded its second triumphant engagement in Dayton on Sunday, July 3 at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. The four-week return grossed over $5 million at the box office and entertained nearly 68,000 patrons during 32 performances. The award-winning musical's four-week premiere engagement in 2011 played a record-breaking run at The Schuster Center. (more...)

THE LION KING Will Welcome New Cast Members to Broadway Next WeekTHE LION KING Will Welcome New Cast Members to Broadway Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Broadway's award-winning best musical, The Lion King, will welcome Derek Smith, Cameron Pow and Adrienne Walker as Scar, Zazu and Nala, respectively, beginning performances Tuesday, July 5. (more...)

Julie Taymor Adds New Character in THE LION KING Mandarin World Premiere, June 16Julie Taymor Adds New Character in THE LION KING Mandarin World Premiere, June 16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Shanghai Disney Resort celebrated the global premiere of the first Mandarin production of Disney's THE LION KING Tuesday night in a gala affair at the Walt Disney Grand Theatre. The premiere launched the Grand Opening festivities for the new resort, which officially opens on June 16. A red carpet entry to the new theatre welcomed celebrities, luminaries and Julie Taymor, the Tony Award®-winning director of THE LION KING. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING to Return to San Diego This FallDisney's THE LION KING to Return to San Diego This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway/San Diego 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, April 15th at 10am. (more...)

Tickets for Disney's THE LION KING in Minneapolis Go on Sale This FridayTickets for Disney's THE LION KING in Minneapolis Go on Sale This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

?Disney Theatrical Productions and Hennepin Theatre Trust 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, April 8 at 10 a.m. Minneapolis' most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the historic Orpheum Theatre stage (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Tuesday, July 5 for a limited engagement of five weeks through Sunday, Aug. 7. The opening night is Thursday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LION KING National Tour at Durham Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: THE LION KING National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - Mar 10, 2016

Based on the 1994 Disney animated film of the same name, The Lion King tells the story of Simba, a young lion who is supposed to succeed his father Mufasa, as King of Pride Rock. But when Simba's Uncle Scar kills Mufasa, Simba runs away from home after being tricked into thinking that he was responsible. As he comes of age, Simba learns some valuable perspective to go back and take his rightful place as King. (more...)

THE LION KING Bids Farewell to AustraliaTHE LION KING Bids Farewell to Australia
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Disney Theatrical Productions today thanked the Australian public as the spectacularly successful season of landmark musical THE LION KING closed this weekend. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Ends in AustraliaDisney's THE LION KING Ends in Australia
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

For Release (February 29, 2015): Disney Theatrical Productions today thanked the Australian public as the spectacularly successful season of landmark musical The Lion King ended this weekend. (more...)

THE LION KING Wraps Sold Out Australian SeasonTHE LION KING Wraps Sold Out Australian Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

Disney Theatrical Productions today thanked the Australian public as the spectacularly successful season of landmark musical The Lion King ended this weekend. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Sells Out Tampa EngagementDisney's THE LION KING Sells Out Tampa Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Disney's THE LION KING continues to reign across North America with a sold-out engagement in Tampa, which concluded on Sunday, Feb. 14, at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts. The triumphant four-week return grossed more than $5.6 million at the box office and entertained nearly 75,000 patrons during 32 performances.   (more...)

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Kahlil Gibran's The ProphetFrom Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

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Photo Flash: EMPIRE Stars Visit Broadway's THE LION KINGPhoto Flash: EMPIRE Stars Visit Broadway's THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

EMPIRE stars Trai Byers and Grace Gealy recently visited Disney's THE LION KING on Broadway, stopping to pose with cast members Aaron Nelson (Simba) and Nia Holloway (Nala) after the show. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Cast of Broadway's THE LION KING to Guest on CBS's 'Code Black'Photo Flash: First Look - Cast of Broadway's THE LION KING to Guest on CBS's 'Code Black'
by TV News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Alton Fitzgerald White, who has played the role of 'Mufasa' in Broadway's THE LION KING more than 4,000 times, guest stars as Lawrence in the November 25th episode of CBS's CODE BLACK titled 'The Son Rises'. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Continues at DPAC- Fifth Week Added by Popular Demand!Disney's THE LION KING Continues at DPAC- Fifth Week Added by Popular Demand!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2015

Disney Theatrical Productions and DPAC announced today that due to popular demand, the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING has been extended by one week. As of today, 21,000 additional seats, including prime locations, are on sale through DPAC.com and Ticketmaster. (more...)

Photo Flash: OMG! THE LION KING Company Reacts to 'Circle of Life' 360 VideoPhoto Flash: OMG! THE LION KING Company Reacts to 'Circle of Life' 360 Video
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Scroll down to watch THE LION KING's Broadway company experience the 360 virtual reality video for the first time! Featured are Tshidi Manye (who plays Rafiki and is one of the featured soloists in the video), ensemble members Jaysin McCollum and Bravita Threatt, and Chantel Riley (Nala). (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway's THE LION KING Unveils Stylish New T-Shirt DesignsPhoto Flash: Broadway's THE LION KING Unveils Stylish New T-Shirt Designs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Below, check out photos of the new t-shirt designs, modeled by THE LION KING North American Tour cast members Kendra Moore, Sihle Ngema, Tryphena Wade, Roderick Lawrence, Vusi Sondiyazi and Thembelihle Cele! (more...)

THE LION KING Will Launch Digital Lottery Starting Next Week!THE LION KING Will Launch Digital Lottery Starting Next Week!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

According to the New York Times, THE LION KING is about to launch an online lottery, giving fans a chance at $30 next-day tickets.  Disney Theatrical Productions' Andrew Flatt, told NYT: "For many years we have explored ways to make more affordable tickets to The Lion King available to the public, but when we've tried a student rush in the past, some ticket brokers purchased the tickets at the rush price and resold them for much more than their face value." To participate, fans can enter starting the day before a performance (at lionking.com/lottery) and will receive an immediate notification if they have won. They then will pay online and collect tickets at the box office before the show. (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...)

THE LION KING Becomes 3rd-Longest Running Broadway Show of All Time; Passes CATSTHE LION KING Becomes 3rd-Longest Running Broadway Show of All Time; Passes CATS
by Sally Henry - Oct 31, 2015

THE LION KING has surpassed the other feline-centric show to make Broadway history. (more...)

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