BWW TV Exclusive: Being Prepared for Broadway- Go Backstage with THE LION KING's Stephen Carlile!
What does it take to transform into one of Broadway's nastiest villains? We're taking you backstage at the Minskoff Theatre to check in with Stephen Carlile, who plays Scar in one of Disney's most beloved musicals, The Lion King. Find out how he gets into character every night below!
After 20 landmark years on Broadway, THE LION KING continues ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world. Since its premiere on November 13, 1997, 24 global productions have been seen by more than 90 million people. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher), THE LION KING is the only show in history to generate six productions worldwide running 15 or more years.
Carlile's West End credits include: Trimmingham in The Go-Between, The Producers original London cast, Phantom of the Opera, Snoopy! UK Regional Freddy Eynsford-Hill in My Fair Lady(NT/Cameron Mackintosh), Twelfth Night, By Jeeves, Don Giovanni, Over My Shoulder. Europe: Magaldi in Evita. US Tour: Captain Hook in Peter Pan 360. Film: Brideshead Revisited, Bright Young Things.