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Bio:
Michael Ward designs for opera and theatre. For Disney: The Lion King (Broadway and others) and Der Glöckner von Notre Dame (Berlin). Other work has been seen in Britain, the United States, Holland, France, Japan, Israel and Portugal. Along with his design work in theatre, he works as a garden and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Michael Ward designs for opera and theatre. For Disney: The Lion King (Broadway and others) and Der Glöckner von Notre Dame (Berlin). Other work has been seen in Britain, the United States, Holland, France, Japan, Israel and Portugal. Along with his design work in theatre, he works as a garden and ... (read complete bio)
Omaha Performing Arts Presents Sensory-Friendly LION KING Performance April 25 Photo Omaha Performing Arts Presents Sensory-Friendly LION KING Performance April 25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020

Omaha Performing Arts and Disney Theatrical Group are proud to offer a sensory friendly performance of Disney's The Lion King Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Omaha's Orpheum Theater. Performed in a supportive and judgment-free environment, this show will provide the opportunity for families and friends with children or adults affected by autism and other sensory issues to enjoy the shared experience of live theatre. 

THE LION SINGS TONIGHT Comes to he Marcus Performing Arts Center's Wilson Theater at  Photo THE LION SINGS TONIGHT Comes to he Marcus Performing Arts Center's Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall to Benefit BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

Vivent Health (formerly AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin) and Members of the National Touring Company of The Lion King will present THE LION SINGS TONIGHT, a ONE NIGHT ONLY Cabaret to benefit Vivent Health and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The event will take place on Monday, February 24 at the Marcus Performing Arts Center's Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall, 121 E State St at 7:00PM.

The BB King Blues Band & The BB King Estate Have Joined Forces Photo The BB King Blues Band & The BB King Estate Have Joined Forces
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

The B.B. King Blues Band are thrilled to announce their new partnership with The B.B. King Estate. This joint venture now finds the two forces working together to bring the world The B.B. King Experience, the band's new working name. In addition to the upcoming world tour (dates listed below), the single 'Rock Me Baby' featuring George Benson, Tito Jackson and Claudette King will be released this summer.

Disney's THE LION KING Opens This Week At The Marcus Performing Arts Center Photo Disney's THE LION KING Opens This Week At The Marcus Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

Disney's The Lion King will leap onto the Marcus Performing Arts Center stage this Wednesday, February 5 for a four-week engagement through March 1. The Lion King is part of the Johnson Financial Group Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee series.

1917, JOKER, and More Take Home 2020 BAFTA Awards; Full List! Photo 1917, JOKER, and More Take Home 2020 BAFTA Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2020

The 2020 BAFTA Awards have been announced! 1917 took home the top prize of Best Film. 1917 also won for Best British Film, Roger Deakins' Cinematography, Production Design, VFX and Sound.

BBC America to Air the 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards Photo BBC America to Air the 2020 EE British Academy Film Awards
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2020

The EE British Academy Film Awards take place this Sunday, February 2nd at the Royal Albert Hall in London. The ceremony will be hosted by Graham Norton and will be broadcast in primetime exclusively in the U.S. on BBC AMERICA following a new episode of Doctor Who on Sunday at 9:10pm/8:10c. In addition, the EE British Academy Film Awards red carpet will stream live that day starting at 12 pm ET on BBCAmerica.com.

BWW TV: THE LION KING Tour Castmates Get Engaged On Stage! Photo BWW TV: THE LION KING Tour Castmates Get Engaged On Stage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 20, 2019

South African Lion King performer Nhlanhla Ndlovu surprised the entire cast of Disney's The Lion King and his girlfriend, fellow cast member Daniela Cobb, by proposing on stage last night at the Auditorium Theatre in Rochester, NY.

Disney's THE LION KING Celebrates Record Breaking Engagement In North Charleston Photo Disney's THE LION KING Celebrates Record Breaking Engagement In North Charleston
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

Disney's The Lion King is celebrating a record breaking engagement which ended on Sunday, December 15.  The triumphant two-week premiere engagement grossed more than $2.4 million at the box office and entertained more than 32,000 theatergoers.  The production, which played 16 performances at North Charleston Performing Arts Center from December 4 through December 15, broke the box office record for the highest gross and most attended show ever in North Charleston Performing Arts Center's history.

Disney's THE LION KING Begins Performances Thursday At RBTL's Auditorium Theatre Photo Disney's THE LION KING Begins Performances Thursday At RBTL's Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

Disney's The Lion King will leap onto RBTL's Auditorium Theatre stage on Thursday, December 19 for a three-week engagement through Sunday, January 5.

Tickets For Disney's THE LION KING On Sale December 5 At Orpheum Theater Photo Tickets For Disney's THE LION KING On Sale December 5 At Orpheum Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions and Omaha Performing Arts are thrilled to announce that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's The Lion King go on sale to the public Thursday, December 5, 2019.  The Lion King will leap onto Omaha's Orpheum Theater stage on April 15, 2020 for a four-week engagement through May 10, 2020.

THE LION KING Breaks Box Office Record In Grand Rapids Photo THE LION KING Breaks Box Office Record In Grand Rapids
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Disney's The Lion King and Broadway Grand Rapids are celebrating a record breaking sold-out engagement which ended on Sunday, December 1. The triumphant two-week premiere engagement grossed more than $2.9 million at the box office and entertained more than 35,000 theatergoers. The production, which played 16 performances at DeVos Hall from November 20 through December 1, broke the box office sales record for a two-week touring Broadway engagement in Grand Rapids.

Disney's THE LION KING to Begin Performances at North Charleston Performing Arts Cent Photo Disney's THE LION KING to Begin Performances at North Charleston Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

Performances for Disney's The Lion King at North Charleston Performing Arts Center begin on Wednesday, December 4 for a two-week engagement through Sunday, December 15.

The Royal Conservatory of Music Releases January Schedule of Concerts Photo The Royal Conservatory of Music Releases January Schedule of Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019

January concerts at The Royal Conservatory of Music: 21C Music Festival Against the Grain Theatre's Ayre and other works by Osvaldo Golijov Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 8pm | Artist Talk at 7pm | Koerner Hall Osvaldo Golijov has been awarded Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellowships, has won two Grammy Awards for composition, and was Musical America's Composer of the Year in 2006. 21C goes deep into his catalogue with Ayre, a thrill to experience with its lush fusion of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean folk melodies. Starring Canadian soprano Miriam Khalil and staged by AtG's Joel Ivany, Juno-nominated Ayre is presented along with other works such as Mariel, K'vakarat, and Tenebrae. An all-star roster of musicians includes Jamey Haddad (percussion), Barry Shiffman (violin and viola), Michael Ward-Bergman (accordion), Juan Gabriel Olivares (clarinet) Beverley Johnston (percussion), Jeremy Flower (laptop and electronics), Roberto Occhipinti (bass), and Cantor Alex Stein.

THE LION KING Celebrates its 22nd Anniversary on Broadway Next Week Photo THE LION KING Celebrates its 22nd Anniversary on Broadway Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019

Broadway's award-winning best musical THE LION KING celebrates its 22nd anniversary on Wednesday, November 13 at the Minskoff Theatre!

Tickets Go On Sale September 27 For THE LION KING at the Aronoff Center Photo Tickets Go On Sale September 27 For THE LION KING at the Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway in Cincinnati announce that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's The Lion King go on sale to the public Friday, September 27. The Lion King will leap onto the Aronoff Center stage on January 8 for a four-week engagement through February 2.

Tickets For THE LION KING at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center Go On Sale S Photo Tickets For THE LION KING at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center Go On Sale September 13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions has announced that tickets for the long-awaited premiere engagement of Disney's The Lion King go on sale to the public Friday, September 13. The Lion King will leap onto North Charleston Performing Arts Center's stage on Wednesday, December 4 for a two-week engagement through Sunday, December 15.

Disney's THE LION KING Announces Gala Performance Photo Disney's THE LION KING Announces Gala Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

On 19 October, Disney's THE LION KING celebrates 20 years in the West End, cementing its place in theatrical history as one of the most successful and beloved stage musicals of all time.

Tickets For THE LION KING at DeVos Hall Go On Sale September 5 Photo Tickets For THE LION KING at DeVos Hall Go On Sale September 5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway Grand Rapids are thrilled to announce that tickets for the long-awaited premiere engagement of Disney's The Lion King go on sale to the public Thursday, September 5. The Lion King will leap onto DeVos Hall's stage on Wednesday, November 20 for a two-week engagement through Sunday, December 1.

Photo Flash: Tony Hale Attends Toronto Opening of THE LION KING Photo Photo Flash: Tony Hale Attends Toronto Opening of THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

While in Toronto for Toy Story 4's Canadian premiere, Tony Hale took in a performance of Disney's The Lion King at the Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto on June 14 and met Gerald Ramsey (Mufasa), Nia Holloway (Nala) and Jared Dixon (Simba).

Performances Begin Tonight For Disney's THE LION KING at The Princess Of Wales Theatr Photo Performances Begin Tonight For Disney's THE LION KING at The Princess Of Wales Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

Performances for the return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING begin tonight at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre. The 8-week engagement will play from Thursday June 13 through Sunday August 4, 2019.

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