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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.

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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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L. Steven Taylor on Strong Roots, the Business of His Name and Ruling Broadway in The Lion King

L. Steven Taylor on Strong Roots, the Business of His Name and Ruling Broadway in The Lion King

Age: 36

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN

Current Role: Mufasa, king of the Pride Lands and father of Simba, in the Broadway blockbuster musical The Lion King.

Stage and Screen Cred: Taylor made his Broadway debut in The Lion King in 2006. His film and TV credits include The Electric Company, Last of the Ninth, Made For Each Other and Game Over ...

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Jelani Remy on His Wild Journey in The Lion King, From His Childhood Bedroom to Sin City to Broadway

Jelani Remy on His Wild Journey in The Lion King, From His Childhood Bedroom to Sin City to Broadway

Age: 27

Hometown: Cedar Grove, NJ

Current Role: A Broadway debut as Simba, who, after his father’s death, fights to ascend the throne as King of the Pride Lands in Disney’s The Lion King.

Stage Cred: After graduating from Montclair State University, Remy toured the country in High School Musical and High School Musical 2 and played Simba in the Las ...

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L. Steven Taylor & Jelani Remy to Join The Lion King Pride on Broadway as Mufasa & Simba

L. Steven Taylor & Jelani Remy to Join The Lion King Pride on Broadway as Mufasa & Simba

Get ready to feel the love tomorrow night! L. Steven Taylor and Jelani Remy will join the cast of Broadway’s The Lion King on July 10 as Mufasa and Simba, respectively. The duo will replace current stars Alton Fitzgerald White as Mufasa and Aaron Nelson as Simba. Taylor is returning to the Broadway production after performing in the ensemble, and ...

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