The Lion King on Tour

Current Theatre & Tickets
Hippodrome Theatre- France-Merrick Performing Arts Center (Baltimore, MD)
12 N. Eutaw St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
11/16/2017 - 12/10/2017
Running Time
2 Hours and 45 Minutes

Wigs Galore! First Look at the Wigs from FROZEN!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Prior to Broadway, Frozen will play its out-of-town tryout at the Buell Theatre in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts August 17 - October 1, 2017. Below, check out a sneak peek at the Frozen wig room, shared by director Michael Grandage on his Instagram! (more...)

Blumenthal Performing Arts to Host Belk Theater Open Houses
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Whether you're a longtime friend of the Blumenthal or just starting to explore our area's rich arts and culture scene, you're cordially invited to attend one of two upcoming Open Houses at Belk Theater. (more...)

FROZEN THE MUSICAL Creative Team Reveals Changes & Challenges of Stage Production
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 9, 2017

In a new interview with The New York Times, the creative team of Disney's FROZEN THE MUSICAL discuss the challenges that they face in bringing the hit animated film to live theater. (more...)

DPAC and City of Durham Start $1.8 Million Improvement Project
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

After welcoming more than 3.5 million guests during its first nine years of operation, DPAC is set for major improvements before the start of SunTrust Broadway at DPAC's new season that opens this September. Heading the list of improvements are new carpet throughout the lobbies and seating area and 2,712 new seats which to replace the original seating. (more...)

Robert Dorfman in VIA DOLOROSA Opens 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) is pleased to announce its upcoming production, Via Dolorosa, kicking off the 23rd season of staging stories about Jewish history and culture with themes universal to people of all backgrounds. MJTC is led by producing artistic director Barbara Brooks. (more...)

Walt Disney Company to Acquire Majority Ownership of BAMTech
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today announced that it has agreed to acquire majority ownership of BAMTech, LLC and will launch its ESPN-branded multi-sport video streaming service in early 2018, followed by a new Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service in 2019. (more...)

Garth Fagan, Martha Myers, and American Indian Dancers Honored at American Dance Guild Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The rich diversity of contemporary dance will be on view for four nights, Thursday, September 7 through Sunday, September 10 at this year's Annual Performance Festival of the American Dance Guild at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! Extends Again at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Old Globe today announced that due to popular demand, the exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! has now extended again, through September 10! This is the second and final extension for the hit show, which previously announced a one-week addition through September 3. The production plays in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Single tickets start at $45 and are on sale now. (more...)

LAMusArt to Host 20th Annual Stars for the Arts Benefit with Carrie St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

 The Los Angeles Music and Art School (LAMusArt) announces its 20th Annual Stars for the Arts Benefit Dinner and Concert, to take place at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 6:00pm. The celebratory occasion will feature performances by current LAMusArt students, and Broadway's Carrie St. Louis of Wicked and Rock of Ages acclaim. (more...)

Broadway Social Insight Report - August 7, 2017: TERMS OF MY SURRENDER, 1984, COME FROM AWAY Top Growth
by Alan Henry - Aug 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld is excited to introduce our new weekly Social Media Insights article, where we take a look at the growth of all the current and upcoming shows playing on Broadway - curated by our Social Media Manager, Alan Henry. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/6/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 8/6/2017. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/7
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 7, 2017

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 8/6/2017. (more...)

Hans Zimmer 'Live In Prague' on Multiple Formats 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

One of the most successful film music composers working today, Academy Award-winner Hans Zimmer (The Lion King) will be presented on multiple formats when Live In Prague is released on November 3 via Eagle Rock Entertainment. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: August 7-13, 2017
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 7, 2017

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of August 7-13, 2017. (more...)

Alfre Woodard Signs on for THE LION KING Remake
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Alfre Woodard has signed on to join Jon Favreau's big screen remake of Disney's The Lion King. Woodard will provide the voice of Sarabi, Simba's mom. (more...)

Breckenridge Backstage Theatre Ignites the Stage with BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2017

The international smash-hit musical Billy Elliot The Musical makes its Colorado mountain premiere courtesy of Breckenridge Backstage Theatre performing at the Riverwalk Center August 25 - September 3, 2017. Billy Elliot follows a boy as he trades in his boxing gloves for dancing shoes. In an unforgettable story set in a small mining town in Northeast England, a dance teacher finds a diamond in the rough when she discovers Billy - a young boy with a passion for dance who inspires the whole community. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway's 'Rafiki' Tshidi Manye Kicks Off LION KING Sing-Along in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2017

In celebration of the upcoming The Lion King in-home release, a special sing along screening hosted by The Walt Disney Studios and Fandango took place at the famed outdoor venue. The evening kicked off with a special musical performance by the sensational Tshidi Manye, who currently stars as Rafiki in the long-running Broadway production of The Lion King. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/5/2017
by - Aug 5, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/5/2017. (more...)

Oh, We Just Can't Wait... For the Remake- A Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musicals!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 5, 2017

With so many upcoming projects in the works, BWW has put together a guide to what's in store from the House of Mouse and its uber-talented creative teams! (more...)

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 8/4/2017
by BWW - Aug 4, 2017

Broadway Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 8/4/2017. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

The new musical Ben, Virginia and Me: The Liberace Musical will get its NY debut as part of the New York Musical Festival. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Additions to the Fall and Winter Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce additions to the fall and winter seasons, as well as casting for the Fall production of David Auburn's Lost Lake at The Unicorn Theatre. (more...)

First Look at FROZEN's New Broadway Artwork!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Disney's new Broadway musical Frozen will join Disney hits Aladdin and The Lion King on Broadway in spring 2018 at the St. James Theatre. Prior to Broadway, Frozen will play its out-of-town tryout at the Buell Theatre in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts August 17 - October 1, 2017. Tickets for performances in Denver are on sale now. For information on the Denver engagement visit Tickets for Broadway performances will go on sale later this year. (more...)

Cast and Creative Announced for The Festival of New Musicals at Village Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

With one week left until The 17th Annual Festival of New Musicals, Village Theatre is excited to announce the casting for Nikola Tesla Drops the Beat, an electronic pop musical about one of the world's greatest inventors; Hart Island, a look at social justice and the people society has forgotten; Afterwords, a tale of art and love; Howl's Moving Castle, based on the novel by Diana Wynne Jones; and ZM, a hilarious romp through a zombie-filled future by the Tony Award-winning authors of Urinetown. Taking place in Issaquah on August 11-13, 2017, The Festival of New Musicals provides an essential platform for writers to incorporate a key component of live theatre - the audience. Each new musical will be rehearsed during the week, then present to the audience in staged reading format, performed in full using scripts. (more...)

Quiz: How Many Of These 100 Musicals Have You Seen?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

BroadwayWorld has assembled a list of 100 musicals! We're wondering... which of these have our readers seen either on screen or on stage? (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017


Chiwetel Ejiofor to Voice Scar in Disney's Live-Action THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

According to reports, the 12 YEARS A SLAVE star is now in final talks with the studio to take on the character originally voiced by Jeremy Irons in the original animated version. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 3, 2017
by - Aug 3, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

THE 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...)

Andy Coxon Cast as 'Berger' for 50th Anniversary Production of HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Andy Coxon has been cast in the iconic role of Berger, in the new 50th anniversary production of HAIR. (more...)

Nathan Lane to Bring Live Laughs to THE BIRDCAGE Screening at NJPAC This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center will present An Evening of Laughs and Entertainment with Nathan Lane on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 PM. Tickets go on-sale Friday, August 18 at 10 AM, Reserve Tickets early by visiting or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722). (more...)

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW Comes to Duke Energy Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Old Crow Medicine Show will be performing their newest album, 50 Years Of Blonde On Blonde, in its entirety, for one night only in Raleigh! The night will feature two sets by the band with an intermission and encores. (more...)

FROZEN on Broadway Announces New Block of Tickets Through Summer 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

The production just announced a new block of tickets are now on sale through August 12, 2018 - following yesterday's initial ticket offering. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/14
by BWW Special - Aug 14, 2017

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 8/13/2017. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Broadway Social Insight Report August 14, 2017 - GROUNDHOG DAY, 1984, COME FROM AWAY Top Growth!
by Alan Henry - Aug 14, 2017

This week's top growing musicals were Groundhog Day, Come From Away, The Great Comet, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The top growing plays were 1984, A Dolls House Part 2, and The Play That Goes Wrong. (more...)

SISTER ACT Concludes the 2017 Music Circus Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The 67th Music Circus season continues with the feel-good musical comedy Sister Act, featuring an infectious score by Tony and Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken. Based on the hit 1992 film, this musical will fill the round stage with saintly sisters for the first time in Music Circus history. Performances of Sister Act are Tuesday, August 22 through Sunday, August 27 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale for Disney's FROZEN on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Tickets for Disney's new Broadway musical Frozen are now available for purchase at or by calling the Disney on Broadway hotline at (866) 870-2717. Group tickets for 20 or more will be available at or by calling (800) 439-9000. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Jen Rudin
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Aug 14, 2017

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny. (more...)

VIDEO: FROZEN Cast and Creatives Chat Bringing Arendelle to Life in Denver
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2017

Elsa is poised to cast her spell over Broadway, but first, Denver! Watch as Caissie Levy, Patti Murin, and director Michael Grandage discuss the journey from page to stage as Frozen the musical tells its story for the first time (in forever). (more...)

Stage Stars on Screen - A Guide to Broadway on TV's 2017-18 Season!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 13, 2017

Broadway stars, live musical presentations and a high school theater department-themed drama series are all on tap for the upcoming 2017-18 primetime television season. Check out the exciting programming slate below! (more...)

by BWW Intern - Aug 12, 2017


VIDEO: Disney Celebrates World Lion Day with New Music Video of 'Be Prepared'
by Movies News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Walt Disney Studios along with David Garibaldi helped celebrate World Lion Day by releasing a special music video of 'Be Prepared' from the upcoming Walt Disney's Signature Collection of The Lion King. (more...)

REMEMBER WHEN ROCK WAS YOUNG: THE ELTON JOHN TRIBUTE Returns From National Tour To Perform For Atlanta Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Atlanta-based, nationally acclaimed Elton John tribute artist Craig A Meyer, returns home to Atlanta for a one-night only concert. (more...)

Tickets for Disney's FROZEN on Broadway On Sale Monday, 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Tickets for Disney's new Broadway musical Frozen will go on sale Monday, August 14 at 10:00am EST. (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): THE SECRET GARDEN's Maya Riley and Holly Hill
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 11, 2017

Maya Riley and Holly Hill take on roles in the lushly-scored musical, performing for hometown audiences who have wondered what they have been up to in college, showing off their talents in director Tim Larson's cast, offering a glimpse into their creative processes and their personal and professional growth in the theater. (more...)

Check Out a First Look at Two Costume Designs for FROZEN's Princess Anna!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

As fans eagerly await the arrival of Disney's stage adaptation to their hit animated film, check out a first look at Tony Award winning designer Christopher Oram's (WOLF HALL, HUGHIE) new costumes for Anna. (more...)

Stage & Screen Stars Jenna Ushkowitz and Shoba Narayan to Read INSOMNIA TV Pilot in NYC
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Jenna Ushkowitz (Fox's Glee, Broadway's Waitress), Shoba Narayan (Broadway's Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812), and Vishaal Reddy (Upcoming Marvel Netflix Series) to lead private industry reading of Insomnia, a new comedy-drama. (more...)

THE LION KING, COME FROM AWAY, WICKED and ALADDIN to Continue TDF's Autism-Friendly Broadway Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

TDF, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts which celebrates its 50th year of service in 2018, today announced their full seventh season of autism-friendly performances.  (more...)

VIDEO: THE LION KING Marks World Lion Day with Visit to the Bronx Zoo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Disney Theatrical has released the first video (of three) in partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society and the Bronx Zoo in celebration of World Lion Day. This video pairs Jelani Remy (Simba in The Lion King on Broadway) with Pat Thomas (Curator, Bronx Zoo) from the WCS team at the lion exhibit to discuss these animals along with the efforts in place to help protect and preserve the species and their habitat. (more...)

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