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Experience the circle of life as Disney’s beloved film comes to eye-popping life onstage.

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Shannon McDowell on Dressing Rafiki, Going on 'Vocal Rest' & The Lion King Song She Cannot Escape

Shannon McDowell on Dressing Rafiki, Going on 'Vocal Rest' & The Lion King Song She Cannot Escape

Shannon McDowell became a dresser on the Great White Way when she worked on Ragtime in 1998. Since then she has worked on 42nd Street, Follies, Spamalot, Hair, Spider-Man, Turn off the Dark and on TV’s Peter Pan Live. She has dressed a wide range of performers, including Betty Garrett, Marge Champion, Carol Woods, Joan Roberts, Clay Aiken, Drew Lachey ...

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Watch Tony Host James Corden Put on The Lion King Crosswalk Performance You Didn't Know You Needed

Watch Tony Host James Corden Put on The Lion King Crosswalk Performance You Didn't Know You Needed

2016 Tony host James Corden may not rule Pride Rock just yet—but the crosswalk of Beverly Boulevard is another story. The Late Late Show host (and number one Phan) has been hailed for his crosswalk production of The Phantom of the Opera and recently followed up with another Great White Way smash hit: The Lion King. The hilarious Seth Rogen ...

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The Lion King's L. Steven Taylor on His 'Grandma Jack' & How He Stays in 'Mufasa Shape'

The Lion King's L. Steven Taylor on His 'Grandma Jack' & How He Stays in 'Mufasa Shape'

The Lion King's L. Steven Taylor shows off five favorite things in his dressing room at the Minskoff Theatre.

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Backstage with Jelani Remy, Who Went From the Back of a Rhino to ‘Broken Boy’ Simba in The Lion King

Backstage with Jelani Remy, Who Went From the Back of a Rhino to ‘Broken Boy’ Simba in The Lion King

This Broadway boy is the pride of Jersey, playing Simba in the smash The Lion King.

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The Bachelor's Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell Feel the Love at The Lion King

The Bachelor's Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell Feel the Love at The Lion King

Can you feel the love? The Bachelor's Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell are spending their first week as a public pair by going to a  Broadway show. The newly engaged couple cozied up backstage at Disney's The Lion King after the performance on March 17. The season 20 stars met up with onstage duo Simba and Nala, played by Jelani ...

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Odds & Ends: Jeremy Jordan & Patti LuPone Team Up, James Corden & Elton John Belt The Lion King & More

Odds & Ends: Jeremy Jordan & Patti LuPone Team Up, James Corden & Elton John Belt The Lion King & More

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and over the weekend.

Jeremy Jordan, Patti LuPone & Lea Salonga Team Up
This is some lineup of Broadway faves! Jeremy Jordan, Patti LuPone, Lea Salonga (Allegiance), Norm Lewis, John Owen-Jones (Les Miz), Hugh Panaro, Stephanie J. Block and Marie Zamora, along with Miss Saigon’s Jon Jon Briones ...

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with The Lion King's Jelani Remy

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with The Lion King's Jelani Remy

Jelani Remy stops by to talk to Imogen Lloyd Webber about The Lion King and all kinds of Disney magic!

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Broadway's Alton Fitzgerald White on Reprising The Lion King Role for CBS' Code Black: 'People Burst Into Tears'

Broadway's Alton Fitzgerald White on Reprising The Lion King Role for CBS' Code Black: 'People Burst Into Tears'

The Lion King alum Alton Fitzgerald White, who’s played Mufasa over 4,000 times on Broadway and across the country, has taken on a new role that’s all sorts of meta: an actor playing Mufasa. The actor has a featured role on the November 25 episode of the CBS medical drama Code Black, starring Marcia Gay Harden.

“I had to ...

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Get Inside the 'Circle of Life' with The Lion King's Mind-Blowing Immersive Video

Get Inside the 'Circle of Life' with The Lion King's Mind-Blowing Immersive Video

First, we bounced around the classroom in School of Rock's 360° video, and now we're going on an emotional journey from the stage of Broadway's Minskoff Theatre. The Lion King recently filmed its iconic opening number “Circle of Life,” marking the first time the virtual reality technology has been used inside a Great White Way theater. Broadway.com ...

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Broadway Grosses: The Lion King Reigns at the Box Office Now & Forever (Sorry, Cats)

Broadway Grosses: The Lion King Reigns at the Box Office Now & Forever (Sorry, Cats)

The Lion King became the third-longest running show in Broadway history this past week, surpassing another show about a herd of felines (titled—appropriately enough—Cats). And even after over 7,500 performances, the Mouse still has the boards on lockdown. The Disney tuner claimed the top spot in the grosses, earning $1,640,663. Joining it in the top five ...

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