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The Lion King's Broadway Family Reunites at a 15th Birthday Party Fit for a King

The Lion King's Broadway Family Reunites at a 15th Birthday Party Fit for a King
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The worldwide musical sensation The Lion King celebrated its 15th year on Broadway on November 18 with a special performance at the Minskoff Theatre and a swinging celebration at Gotham Hall. The musical officially opened on Broadway back on November 13, 1997, and has since spawned 21 productions in 98 cities in 16 countries around the world. To mark The ...

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Julie Taymor and The Lion King Company Open Up About 15 Magical Years on Broadway

Julie Taymor and The Lion King Company Open Up About 15 Magical Years on Broadway

The Tony-winning musical The Lion King celebrated 15 years on Broadway with a triumphant performance and lavish celebration. Hear from the award-winning creators and current cast about why The Lion King is unlike any other show on Broadway.

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Original Lion King Cast Member Ron Kunene on Why He Is Still 'Sustained' & 'Moved' by the Landmark Musical

Original Lion King Cast Member Ron Kunene on Why He Is Still 'Sustained' & 'Moved' by the Landmark Musical

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Ron Kunene has been part of The Lion King family since he provided background vocals in Disney's 1994 Oscar-winning motion picture, and today, he remains one of only two actors to have been in the ensemble of the Broadway production since it opened in 1997. A South African transplant and a graduate of UCLA, Kunene praises ...

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Andile Gumbi on the ‘Pride’ and ‘Blessing’ of Playing Simba, The Lion King's Title Character

Andile Gumbi on the ‘Pride’ and ‘Blessing’ of Playing Simba, The Lion King's Title Character

In the final Lion King character study video, South African actor Andile Gumbi brings us behind the scenes as he transforms into the “energetic” Simba. Find out what similarities Prince Simba has to an African warrior.

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The Lion King’s Tshidi Manye Shares Rafiki’s Otherworldly Abilities and the Connection to Her Culture

 The Lion King’s Tshidi Manye Shares Rafiki’s Otherworldly Abilities and the Connection to Her Culture

As the shaman Rafiki, Tshidi Manye kicks off The Lion King with the signature song “Circle of Life.” Hear how the South African actress prepares before each show and how the role is a connection to her culture.

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Chantel Riley Takes Pride in Her Transformation into Nala, the ‘Very Fierce’ Lion King Princess

Chantel Riley Takes Pride in Her Transformation into Nala, the ‘Very Fierce’ Lion King Princess

Chantel Riley has dreamed of playing Nala since she first saw The Lion King movie. Now, she embraces her Broadway transformation into the "strong and powerful" lioness. See the history behind her makeup and how the role helped her grow.

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See Patrick R. Brown Transform into Scar, The Lion King’s ‘Larger Than Life’ Villain

See Patrick R. Brown Transform into Scar, The Lion King’s ‘Larger Than Life’ Villain

The Lion King Character Study series kicks off with Patrick R. Brown. Watch how he describes Scar’s evil actions, and how his costume and makeup design work to make Scar sharp and unlovable.

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Broadway.com to Celebrate The Lion King's 15th Anniversary with Special Character Study Video Series

Broadway.com to Celebrate The Lion King's 15th Anniversary with Special Character Study Video Series

Disney’s The Lion King continues to wow theatergoers, and on November 13 the blockbuster show will celebrate its 15th year on Broadway! To mark the milestone Broadway.com will roll out a series of Character Study videos featuring the musical's leading actors.

The videos head backstage at the Minksoff Theatre to see how show stars Andile Gumbi (Simba ...

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Celebrate 15 Years in the Circle of Life with Squigs’ Anniversary Portrait of The Lion King

Celebrate 15 Years in the Circle of Life with Squigs’ Anniversary Portrait of The Lion King

Disney’s landmark Broadway musical The Lion King is getting set to mark its 15-year anniversary on the Great White Way. Julie Taymor's groundbreaking production began performances in October 1997, and the show has gone on to become the fifth longest-running show in Broadway history as well as the highest grossing Broadway show of all time. Broadway.com resident ...

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The Lion King’s Alton Fitzgerald White Releases Solo Album of Disney Songs

The Lion King’s Alton Fitzgerald White Releases Solo Album of Disney Songs

Alton Fitzgerald White, who stars as Mufasa in Disney’s blockbuster musical The Lion King, releases Disney My Way!, his second solo album, on October 1. The album, which is available on iTunes and Amazon, features songs from Disney’s vast catalogue including “A Whole New World,” “If I Can’t Love Her,” “Fortune Favors the Brave” and “Santa Fe ...

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