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Disney's THE LION KING Roars into Baltimore TonightDisney's THE LION KING Roars into Baltimore Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

As part of the 2017/2018 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Hippodrome Broadway Series, Disney's The Lion King opens tonight, Thursday, November 16, at the Hippodrome Theatre for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, December 10. (more...)

Celebrate THE LION KING's 20th Anniversary with New Snapchat Lens!Celebrate THE LION KING's 20th Anniversary with New Snapchat Lens!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical THE LION KING on Broadway, Snapchat has today made the special LION KING Lens available to Snapchatters in select countries worldwide. This Lens was previously only available when unlocked via scanning special 'Snapcodes.' Beginning at 8am GMT/3am EST today, all Snapchatters will be able to virtually 'try on' the iconic masks of Simba and Nala - recreated exactly from Julie Taymor's original Tony Award-winning design through Augmented Reality technology. For the 20th anniversary of the opening of THE LION KING on Broadway, every Snapchat user in the US, UK, Netherlands, Australia, Canada, Belgium and Norway will have access to Broadway's first-ever Snapchat Lens in their Lens carousel. (more...)

Royal Theatre in Benton Presents OLIVER! THE MUSICAL this MonthRoyal Theatre in Benton Presents OLIVER! THE MUSICAL this Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

The Jeff Mattingly Foundation along with First Security Bank Present Oliver! The Musical on stage at The Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market, Benton, AR. Show dates are November 30-December 10, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LION KING Opens New North American Tour at The Landmark TheatreBWW Review: THE LION KING Opens New North American Tour at The Landmark Theatre
by Natasha Ashley - Nov 1, 2017

The excitement in the air in Syracuse, New York has been going on for quite awhile since it was announced that the North American tour of The Lion King would be coming to the Landmark Theatre in late October. The time has finally arrived and the crowds are packed into the theatre, ecstatic to once again see the beloved hit musical's return. (more...)

Christopher Jackson, B.D. Wong and More Set for Rosie's Theater Kids' Fall Gala Honoring THE LION KINGChristopher Jackson, B.D. Wong and More Set for Rosie's Theater Kids' Fall Gala Honoring THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

As previously announced, Rosie's Theater Kids - the after-school performing arts program for students from NYC's public schools - will celebrate its annual Fall Gala by honoring the legendary Broadway musical Disney's THE LION KING for the show's 20th anniversary. More performers have just been announced! (more...)

Just Can't Wait to Be King? THE LION KING Debuts Broadway's First-Ever Snapchat LensJust Can't Wait to Be King? THE LION KING Debuts Broadway's First-Ever Snapchat Lens
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical THE LION KING on Broadway, beginning today, Snapchat users will be able to unlock a custom LION KING Lens within the Snapchat app using a unique Snapcode. (more...)

Broadway's THE LION KING to Treat Audience Like Royalty with Free 20th Anniversary Ticket LotteryBroadway's THE LION KING to Treat Audience Like Royalty with Free 20th Anniversary Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of The Lion King on Broadway, and to thank the city of New York for being its home for the past 20 years, the show is giving away every ticket via a free lottery to the evening performance on Wednesday, November 15th at 8pm at the Minskoff Theatre. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING to Play Atlanta's Fox TheatreDisney's THE LION KING to Play Atlanta's Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions and Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's The Lion King go on sale to the public Sunday, November 12. Disney's The Lion King will leap onto the Fox Theatre stage on Wednesday, January 10 for a limited three week engagement through Sunday, January 28 as a special to the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2017/2018 season. (more...)

Tickets for Disney's THE LION KING on Sale NowTickets for Disney's THE LION KING on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions and The FSCJ Artist Series announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's The Lion King go on sale to the public November 10. Disney's The Lion King will leap onto the Times-Union Center's stage on January 31, 2018 for a limited two-week engagement through February 11, 2018. (more...)

Tickets for Disney's THE LION KING Go On Sale in Baltimore, 9/10Tickets for Disney's THE LION KING Go On Sale in Baltimore, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions and Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's The Lion King will go on sale to the public on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 10:00AM. (more...)

THE LION KING Continues Successful Run In MexicoTHE LION KING Continues Successful Run In Mexico
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

One of Disney's most successful musical theatre endeavors, THE LION KING, continues its run in Mexico City at the Telcel Theatre. (more...)

STAR Performances of THE LION KING JR., HAMLET, and NORTH STAR VAUD Run 7/21-30STAR Performances of THE LION KING JR., HAMLET, and NORTH STAR VAUD Run 7/21-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

???????Students in Perseverance theatre's STAR program open performances Disney's The Lion King Jr, Hamlet, and an original piece written by the students: North Star Vaud on July 21. STAR is a youth acting program that provides theatrical training and performance opportunities to students who are excited about theatre. In addition to rehearsals, students participate in daily workshops on voice, movement and acting technique, culminating in three fully produced productions. (more...)

Rosie's Theater Kids to Honor THE LION KING at Fall GalaRosie's Theater Kids to Honor THE LION KING at Fall Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Rosie's Theater Kids - the after-school performing arts program for students from NYC's public schools - will honor the legendary Broadway musical THE LION KING on the occasion of the show's 20th anniversary at RTKids annual fall gala on Monday, November 6 starting at 6:30 pm at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square. (more...)

STAR Performances of THE LION KING JR., HAMLET, and NORTH STAR VAUD Run 7/21-30STAR Performances of THE LION KING JR., HAMLET, and NORTH STAR VAUD Run 7/21-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

???????Students in Perseverance theatre's STAR program open performances Disney's The Lion King Jr, Hamlet, and an original piece written by the students: North Star Vaud on July 21. STAR is a youth acting program that provides theatrical training and performance opportunities to students who are excited about theatre. In addition to rehearsals, students participate in daily workshops on voice, movement and acting technique, culminating in three fully produced productions. (more...)

REEL BIG FISH - THE BEER RUN Set for Boulder Theater This JulyREEL BIG FISH - THE BEER RUN Set for Boulder Theater This July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

REEL BIG FISH - THE BEER RUN, featuring THE EXPENDABLES, THE QUEERS, TUNNEL VISION, is set for Boulder Theater on July 12, 2017. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Tour Breaks Box Office Records in GreenvilleDisney's THE LION KING Tour Breaks Box Office Records in Greenville
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Disney's The Lion King once again set the record for the highest-grossing engagement in Greenville theatrical history with a gross of $5.6 million. The award-winning musical entertained nearly 64,000 theatergoers during the four-week engagement at the Peace Center which concluded on June 25. The North American tour broke its own record set in 2012 when the production grossed over $5.1 million during their previous four week engagement. (more...)

Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous Registration Open - Camp Begins 6/26Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous Registration Open - Camp Begins 6/26
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous (STAR), Perseverance Theatre's five-week youth acting program, provides theatrical training and performance opportunities to students who are excited about theatre. STAR is open to students aged 10-18. (more...)

THE LION KING Tour Brings Spectacular Theatrical Magic to Civic CenterTHE LION KING Tour Brings Spectacular Theatrical Magic to Civic Center
by Robert Barossi - May 14, 2017

Since the dawn of theater, even in it's most nascent forms, audiences have marveled at spectacular moments brought to life on stage. Throughout their history, plays and musicals have utilized the talents of theater artists and professionals to do what may have seemed impossible. Today, modern technology makes it possible to dig even deeper into our imaginations and bring to life what's found there. Few shows have excited and fulfilled our collective imagination the way The Lion King has and the touring production currently playing at the Civic Center remains as spectacular as ever. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates Sold-Out Engagement at the Fabulous FoxDisney's THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates Sold-Out Engagement at the Fabulous Fox
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Disney's The Lion King continues to reign across North America with a sold-out return engagement at The Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis, where the record-breaking tour celebrated its 15th anniversary on April 27. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING National Tour Roars Into 15th Year Today in St. LouisDisney's THE LION KING National Tour Roars Into 15th Year Today in St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

The North American tour of Disney's The Lion King is celebrating its 15th anniversary today, Thursday, April 27 in St. Louis, where the award-winning musical is playing a nearly sold-out engagement at The Fox Theatre through May 7, 2017.  (more...)

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