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Billy Eichner is an American comedian, actor, and producer. He is the star, executive producer, and creator of Funny Or Die's Billy on the Street, a comedy game show that aired on truTV. Eichner was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Game Show Host" in 2013. He is also known for playing Craig Middlebrooks on the sitcom Parks and Recreation and Timon in the 2019 remake of The Lion King. Eichner starred in the Hulu original series Difficult People with Julie Klausner, and executive produced by Amy Poehler. Eichner appeared in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, and joined the cast of American Horror Story for recurring roles in its seventh and eighth seasons.





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Photos: Inside the Tony Awards After Party at the Carlyle

BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the annual Tony Awards afterparty at The Carlyle Hotel with photos from inside the exclusive event!
Nathan Lane Says Timon and Pumbaa Originally Sang 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight?' in LION KING Film

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Nathan Lane revealed that Timon and Pumbaa, voiced by Lane and Ernie Sabella respectively, originally sang 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight?' in the classic Disney animated film The Lion King.
Billy Eichner Says Rehearsing for THE LION KING Concert 'Knocked Me Out', Talks Broadway Goals

In a new interview, Billy Eichner talked about the upcoming Hollywood Bowl concert of The Lion King and his lifelong dream of performing on Broadway. On Wednesday, Eichner revealed that they had their first official rehearsal that day. 'The scope and size of it really knocked me out,' he said before adding 'If I can get through it, I think it’s going to be really fun.”
Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BOB'S BURGERS on FOX - Sunday, May 19, 2024

Get all the scoop on BOB’S BURGERS, airing on FOX on Sunday, May 19, 2024! Tina is determined to get some upper butt action at Chelsea’s party, but in her attempts to dry off her nervous butt sweat, her skirt ends up stuck in the dryer. Watch a video now!
Concord Music Publishing Signs Composer and Lyricist Eli Bolin

Concord Music Publishing has announced the signing of Emmy and Drama Desk-nominated composer and lyricist Eli Bolin. The worldwide exclusive administration deal, effective immediately, includes Bolin’s full catalog and all future works.
North West, Heather Headley, and Lebo M. Join The Cast of THE LION KING at The Hollywood Bowl

North West will make her Hollywood Bowl debut, alongside Tony and GRAMMY Award-winning Broadway star Heather Headley and Grammy Award winner, Tony Award nominee and the voice and spirit of The Lion King, Lebo M. in The Lion King at the Hollywood Bowl.
Jeremy Irons and Helena Bonham Carter to Star in Neil Jordan Film

According to reports, Jeremy Irons and Helena Bonham Carter will be appearing together in a new film from Neil Jordan, director of 1994's Interview with a Vampire. The film is based on a book by Jordan, The Well of Saint Nobody. In addition to Irons and Carter, actor Aidan Quinn is also set to star in the film. It will begin shooting later this year.
Glenn Close and Jeremy Irons to Reunite in Comedy Film ENCORE

Glenn Close and Jeremy Irons will be starring together in a comedy from Simon Curtis, the director of My Week With Marilyn and Downton Abbey: A New Era. The forthcoming comedy will center on Nigel (Irons) and Marie (Close), playing former Broadway veterans who are now living in a retirement community. When they discover the hidden talents of their fellow residents, they decide to put on a show starring Nigel and produced by Marie.
Mayuri Bhandari Brings THE ANTI 'YOGI' to Hollywood Fringe in June

Actress, Figure Skater, Professional Dancer and Yoga Professor, Mayuri Bhandari blends her unique experience as an Indian navigating traditionally non-Indian spaces in the world premiere of The Anti “Yogi” which opens June 8th at Hollywood Fringe Festival 2024 at the Zephyr Theatre.
MUFASA: EL REY LE�"N estrena su primer teaser y póster

El próximo mes de diciembre llegará a cines de todo el mundo MUFASA: EL REY LEÓN precuela de la adaptación live action del clásico de animación que contará el origen del padre de Simba.
Video: MUFASA: THE LION KING, Featuring Music From Lin-Manuel Miranda

An all new film in Disney's The Lion King series is coming this December! 'Mufasa: The Lion King' will feature new songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda, who also serves as producer alongside Mark Mancina. Watch an all new trailer in the video here!
Lena Hall, Gabby Beans, Talia Ryder, and More Join Ethan Coen Comedy HONEY DON'T!

Ethan Coen's new comedy is set to feature a strong ensemble, with several Broadway alums. According to Deadline, Jacnier, Gabby Beans, Talia Ryder, Lena Hall, and more will appear in Honey Don't, the upcoming comedy from Ethan Coen. These actors join the previously announced Margaret Qualley, Aubrey Plaza and Chris Evans, who will lead the film.
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld April 16, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is April 16, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.
THE LION KING to Receive Hollywood Bowl Concert with Nathan Lane, Billy Eichner, and More

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the 1994 film, Disney’s The Lion King 30th Anniversary – A Live-to-Film Concert Event will see the return of several cast members associated with the original animated film, the live-action remake, and the Broadway version. Songs from all versions of the story will be sung, the report suggests. A full orchestra and choir, conducted by Sarah Hicks, will be performing Hans Zimmer's score. 
Elton John's Academy Awards Viewing Party Raises Record-Breaking $10.8 Million

Elton John AIDS Foundation's Academy Awards Viewing Party achieves a record-breaking fundraiser, amassing $10.8 million to support the fight against HIV/AIDS. It featured an unforgettable show-stopping performance of “Are You Ready For Love” by R&B-Soul-Pop Trio Gabriels and Elton John.
Theater Resources Unlimited to Present UN HOMBRE: A GOLEM STORY Starring Natascia Diaz & More

Theater Resources Unlimited is partnering with CreateTheater to present the fourth virtual edition of theTRU Voices New Plays Reading Series. Learn more about the reading!
How Often Are American Presidents Depicted on Stage?

This time, the reader question was: Oh, Mary! currently has so much buzz off-Broadway. What is the history of American presidents being depicted on stage?
Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BOB'S BURGERS on FOX - Sunday, December 31, 2023

Get all the scoop on BOB'S BURGERS, airing on FOX on Sunday, December 31, 2023! When Linda and Bob suggest the kids do chores, the family ends up in a showdown in the “Fight at the Not Okay Chore-ral” episode of Bob’s Burgers. Watch a video preview now!
Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BOB'S BURGERS on FOX - Sunday, October 15, 2023

Get all the scoop on BOB’S BURGERS, airing on FOX on Sunday, October 15, 2023! Bob and Linda help Gretchen throw her sister's bachelorette party. Meanwhile, Tina forces Gene and Louise to play a board game they found on the street in the all-new “The Pickleorette” episode. Watch a video now!
Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of BOB'S BURGERS on FOX - Sunday, October 15, 2023

Get all the scoop on BOB’S BURGERS, airing on FOX on Sunday, October 15, 2023! Bob and Linda help Gretchen throw her sister's bachelorette party. Meanwhile, Tina forces Gene and Louise to play a board game they found on the street in the all-new “The Pickleorette” episode. Watch a video now!

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