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Olivier Award-nominated Shaun Escoffery Performs Classic Gershwin Hits At Southbank CentreOlivier Award-nominated Shaun Escoffery Performs Classic Gershwin Hits At Southbank Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Composer and producer Troy Miller presents Gershwin Reimagined, a night of timeless classics such as 'Embraceable You', 'Summertime' and 'I Got Rhythm' performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra. The night features the electrifying vocals of double Mercury award-nominated Laura Mvula and Olivier Award-nominated Shaun Escoffery who, as well as releasing five albums, has played Mufasa in the West End musical The Lion King since 2008 - the longest a West End actor has played a single part continuously. (more...)

Anton Zetterholm To Be Part Of Disney's Broadway Hits  At Royal Albert HallAnton Zetterholm To Be Part Of Disney's Broadway Hits At Royal Albert Hall
by Annette Stolt - Nov 10, 2018

After playing Raoul in Phantom of the Opera in Stockholm and Tony in West Side Story in Malmo, it seems like the Swedish Musical star Anton Zetterholm will leave Sweden next year again in order to work abroad for some time. It was just announced that he will play Joey, one of the lead roles in Paramour in Hamburg in 2019 and now it been announced that he will also be one of the singers at Disney's Broadway Hits at Royal Albert Hall the 1-2 of March 2019. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Welcomes New Cast Members
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Today, the London production of THE LION KING welcomes 11 new cast members, including Janique Charles, Gary Jordan and Dominique Planter who take over the principal roles of 'Nala', 'Zazu' and 'Shenzi' respectively. Now in its 18th triumphant year, over 14 million people have seen Disney's award-winning musical at the Lyceum Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Stars Of THE LION KING Sing On The London Eye!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

The London Eye received some special musical guests yesterday. Shaun Escoffery and Nick Afoa, who play Mufasa and Simba respectively in the West End production of The Lion King, sang a special version of 'He Lives In You' high above the River Thames, for a video published on The Lion King's Facebook page. (more...)

Shaun Escoffery Announces London Shepherds Bush Empire Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

2016 has been a vintage year for Shaun Escoffery; critical acclaim for his new studio album, 'Evergreen', a sell-out UK tour including London's Union Chapel, performing at Wembley Arena as part of the World Cup '66 Live anniversary celebrations, and the Children In Need Terry Wogan Special. (more...)

BWW Interview: Shaun Escoffery On His Forthcoming Gig!
by Carrie Dunn - Feb 20, 2016

Soul singer and musical theatre star Shaun Escoffery will perform a special show at Leicester Square Theatre in London on March 2nd, 2016. (more...)

Simon Callow Wins Outstanding Contribution Prize At 2013 UK Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Acclaimed actor, writer and theatre director Simon Callow, CBE, will receive The Stage Award for Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre at the ceremony for the 2013 UK Theatre Awards on Sunday 20 October at London's historic Guildhall. (more...)

London's Best-Selling Musical, THE LION KING, Enters 14th Year at Lyceum
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

Disney's record-breaking musical 'The Lion King' enters its 14th triumphant year at London's Lyceum Theatre on October 19th. Having opened in 1999, this award-winning production remains the West End's best-selling stage production. (more...)

Photo Flash: West End's LION KING Celebrates 5000 Performances!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2011

On Tuesday 13th September the London Company of the award-winning stage musical The Lion King played its 5000th performance at the Lyceum Theatre in London's West End. Now in its 12th record-breaking year, The Lion King has been seen by almost 10 million people in the UK and 60 million people worldwide, making it one of the most successful productions in theatre history. (more...)

THE LION KING Celebrates 5000th Performance!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2011

On Tuesday 13th September the London Company of the award-winning stage musical The Lion King will play its 5000th performance at the Lyceum Theatre in London's West End. Now in its 12th record-breaking year, The Lion King has been seen by almost 10 million people in the UK and 60 million people worldwide, making it one of the most successful productions in theatre history. (more...)

THE LION KING Celebrates Another Record Breaking Year In London
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011

Disney's award-winning production of THE LION KING smashed all previous West End box office records - including its own, set in 2009 - as it completed 2010 with two weeks of sold out performances. (more...)

THE LION KING Celebrates Eleventh Anniversary In The West End
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2010

Disney's award-winning musical The Lion King continues to reign as one of the most popular shows in West End history as it celebrates its eleventh anniversary at the Lyceum Theatre this month. (more...)

THE LION KING Celebrates Eleven Years In The West End
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2010

Disney's award-winning musical 'The Lion King' continues to reign as one of the most popular shows in West End history as it celebrates its eleventh anniversary at the Lyceum Theatre this month. (more...)

THE LION KING Welcomes The 500,000th School Pupil
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2010

Yesterday, the London production of Disney's THE LION KING welcomed its 500,000th school pupil as part of the show's acclaimed Education Programme. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Donates Costumes To Victoria and Albert Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2010

The Walt Disney Company today donated two complete costumes from its Tony and Oliver Award-winning musical THE LION KING to the permanent collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A). (more...)

THE LION KING Breaks Box Office Records At The Lyceum Theater For 2009
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2010

The London production of Disney's award-winning musical THE LION KING ended a remarkable 2009 by smashing two more box office records. (more...)

THE LION KING Becomes The 9th Longest Running Musical In West End History 12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2009

On Friday December 18, Disney's award-winning production of THE LION KING will play its 4,265th performance to become the 9th longest-running musical in West End history. (more...)

THE LION KING Becomes Ninth-Longest Running Musical In West End History
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2009

On Friday 18th December, Disney's award-winning production of The Lion King will play its 4,265th performance, overtaking Cameron Mackintosh's legendary production of Miss Saigon to become the ninth longest-running musical in West End history. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE LION KING Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2009

A star-studded audience of celebrities from film, television, radio, stage, music, art, fashion and politics came together with members of the show's original creative team including director Julie Taymor to celebrate THE LION KING's 10th Anniversary in London. (more...)

T.R. Knight Will Star In PARADE At The Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2009

T.R. Knight has confirmed his next project; the 'Grey's Anatomy' actor will star in PARADE at the Mark Taper Forum. The production is based on the 2007 London production, which appeared at the famed Donmar Warehouse. Knight will star as Leo Frank in the Jason Robert Brown-Alfred Uhry masterpiece. (more...)

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