THE LION KING Opens At Marina Bay Sands In SingaporeTHE LION KING Opens At Marina Bay Sands In Singapore
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Michael Cassel Group in association with Disney Theatrical Productions are proud to announce the hit Broadway musical THE LION KING premieres tonight at a star-studded gala at the Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. (more...)

THE LION KING Announces Final Extension in ManilaTHE LION KING Announces Final Extension in Manila
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

After playing to packed houses and standing ovations in Manila for almost two months, the first international tour of the world's #1 musical is extending its run, adding one final week of shows. Disney's THE LION KING has just announced the final performance date and will close its premiere season in Manila on 27 May 2018. New seats on sale at 10AM Philippine Standard Time on 26 April 2018. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Releases New Block of Tickets; Show Extends Until May 20Disney's THE LION KING Releases New Block of Tickets; Show Extends Until May 20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

After a week of sold-out preview performances, the world's #1 musical has opened its first international tour at The Theatre at Solaire last 28 March 2018. A spectacular gala saw guests flying in from all corners of the world, led by Disney Theatrical Group President and Producer Thomas Schumacher who was joined by celebrated composer Lebo M, Producer of the international tour Michael Cassel, and theatrical impresario Sir Cameron Mackintosh. Joining them were the leading lights of Filipino media, fashion and entertainment. (more...)

Video/Photos: First International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Premieres in ManilaVideo/Photos: First International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Premieres in Manila
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

After a week of sold-out preview performances, the world's #1 musical has opened its 25th global production and first international tour at The Theatre at Solaire last Wednesday, March 28. A spectacular gala saw guests flying in from all corners of the world, led by Disney Theatrical Group President and Producer Thomas Schumacher who was joined by celebrated composer Lebo M, Producer of the international tour Michael Cassel, and theatrical impresario Sir Cameron Mackintosh. Joining them were the leading lights of Filipino media, fashion, and entertainment. (more...)

World's First International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Has Premiered In ManilaWorld's First International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Has Premiered In Manila
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

After a week of sold-out preview performances, the world's #1 musical has opened its first international tour at The Theatre at Solaire last night, Wednesday 28 March 2018. A spectacular gala saw guests flying in from all corners of the world, led by Disney Theatrical Group President and Producer, Thomas Schumacher who was joined by celebrated composer Lebo M, Producer of the international tour, Michael Cassel, and theatrical impresario Sir Cameron Mackintosh. Joining them were the leading lights of Filipino media, fashion and entertainment. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at Disney's THE LION KING First International TourPhoto Coverage: Sneak Peek at Disney's THE LION KING First International Tour
by Erickson Dela Cruz - Mar 27, 2018

Disney's 'The Lion King's' 25th global production and its first international tour since the original Broadway production opened more than 20 years ago officially premieres at The Theatre at Solaire (Entertainment City, 1 Aseana Ave, Parañaque City) tonight! (more...)

The International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Begins Performances In Manila This Sunday, 3/18The International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Begins Performances In Manila This Sunday, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

After over 2 months of rehearsals, the excitement in Manila is building as the world's #1 musical begins performances this weekend at The Theatre at Solaire. The first international tour of THE LION KING kicks off in the Philippines before additional engagements in Singapore, Korea and Taiwan. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Month for Manila Premiere of Disney's THE LION KINGTickets on Sale Next Month for Manila Premiere of Disney's THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Michael Cassel Group in association with Disney Theatrical Productions have just confirmed that tickets to the Manila premiere of the world's #1 musical, Disney's THE LION KING, are going on sale to the general public on Friday 3 November 2017. (more...)

Ntsepa Pitjeng, Mthokozisi Emkay Khanyile and More Join the International Tour of Disney's THE LION KING; Full Cast AnnouncedNtsepa Pitjeng, Mthokozisi Emkay Khanyile and More Join the International Tour of Disney's THE LION KING; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Michael Cassel Group in association with Disney Theatrical Productions are thrilled to reveal the full company of the international tour of the world's #1 musical, Disney's THE LION KING. (more...)

Breaking: Full Cast Announced for THE LION KING International TourBreaking: Full Cast Announced for THE LION KING International Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Michael Cassel Group in association with Disney Theatrical Productions are thrilled to reveal the full company of the international tour of Disney's THE LION KING. The tour is set to premiere in Manila, Philippines at The Theatre at Solaire (Aseana Avenue, Paranaque City) in March 2018, presented by Concertus Manila. The show will then transfer to the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in June 2018. (more...)

Isango Ensemble to Bring Britten's MIDSUMMER Opera to The New Victory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

Magic, mischief and music collide to mesmerizing effect when Isango Ensemble's Off-Broadway premiere of A Midsummer Night's Dream: Iphupha lobusuku be-Ntwasahlobo comes to the stage at The New Victory Theater from October 30 - November 8. After a sold-out run of The Magic Flute: Impempe Yomlingo last season, Cape Town's acclaimed opera company returns to the New Vic for a limited engagement of their newest production with the generous support of official Presentation Partner South African Tourism. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Mozart on Marimbas, Trumpet and Drums Make This South African FLUTE Magic, Indeed
by Richard Sasanow - Nov 4, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera may have its spectacular Julie Taymor production of THE MAGIC FLUTE, but the real fun in town is the Mozart at the new Victory Theatre on West 42nd Street, where the South African Isango Ensemble is in residence. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MOZART's THE MAGIC FLUTE: IMPEMPE YOMLINGO at the New Victory Theater supplies charm and creativity but lacks true resonance
by Rachel Weinberg - Nov 4, 2014

The South African Isango Ensemble's production of 'The Magic Flute: Impepe Yomlingo,' strips away some of the glossy sheen of Mozart's master work, leaving a show that is more down to earth and yet still revels in the joy of the composer's music. Under Mark Dunford May's direction, this 'Magic Flute' transports the show to an African township, showcasing a transposed score for African instruments and encompassing various African dialects (as well as English - the primary language used in the show). (more...)

Isango Ensemble's THE MAGIC FLUTE Begins Today at the New Vic
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014

g its Off-Broadway debut at The New Victory Theater from today, November 1 - November 9, Isango Ensemble's Young Vic production of The Magic Flute: Impempe Yomlingo reimagines Mozart's masterpiece opera with a South African context. Featuring township percussion, an orchestra of marimbas and a cast of more than thirty vibrant voices from the townships surrounding Cape Town, and winner of the 2008 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival and a Globes de Cristal for Best Opera, this Magic Flute dazzles with drama, comedy and the sublime joy of finding true love. (more...)

Isango Ensemble's THE MAGIC FLUTE to Play New Vic, 11/1-9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Making its Off-Broadway debut at The New Victory Theater from November 1 - November 9, Isango Ensemble's Young Vic production of The Magic Flute: Impempe Yomlingo reimagines Mozart's masterpiece opera with a South African context. Featuring township percussion, an orchestra of marimbas and a cast of more than thirty vibrant voices from the townships surrounding Cape Town, and winner of the 2008 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival and a Globes de Cristal for Best Opera, this Magic Flute dazzles with drama, comedy and the sublime joy of finding true love. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Isango Ensemble Brings Magical Stagecraft to Mozart's MAGIC FLUTE
by Jeffrey Walker - Sep 16, 2014

Offering a South African spin on Mozart's beloved opera, the Isango Ensemble brings simple stagecraft and a unique musical flair to Washington for a limited run. Performing in repertory with Shakespeare's VENUS AND ADONIS for a limited run, Isango displays their expert ensemble in a must-see production. THE MAGIC FLUTE - IMPEMPE YOMLINGO distills the characters, story and music from one of the most popular operas in the Western repertoire. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Mysteries-Yiimimangaliso Returns To London 9/11-10/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2009

A new production of The Mysteries - Yiimimangaliso, the musical that has been seen by audiences of over 250,000 worldwide, will return to London for twenty five performances only at the Garrick Theatre from 11 September - 3 October, with press night on 15 September. (more...)