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Andile Gumbi Takes the Throne as The Lion King’s New Simba

Andile Gumbi Takes the Throne as The Lion King’s New Simba

Broadway’s blockbuster musical The Lion King will welcome Andile Gumbi as the newest Simba on August 28. Though Gumbi is making his Broadway debut, he has played the role of Simba in four different countries and has been the face of The Lion King in advertisements throughout the world. The Lion King continues to play the Minskoff Theatre.

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Disney’s The Lion King Surpasses A Chorus Line to Become Broadway's Fifth Longest-Running Show

Disney’s The Lion King Surpasses A Chorus Line to Become Broadway's Fifth Longest-Running Show

Disney’s blockbuster musical The Lion King will become the fifth longest-running Broadway show in history on August 15. The company will celebrate the milestone after the matinee at the Minskoff Theatre, when it will have played 6,138 performances. The Lion King will surpass the original Broadway production of A Chorus Line to enter the top five.

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Syndee Winters to Make Her Broadway Debut as Nala in The Lion King

Syndee Winters to Make Her Broadway Debut as Nala in The Lion King

Syndee Winters will make her Broadway debut as royal lioness Nala in Disney’s Tony-winning musical The Lion King on June 1. Winters, who has played the role on tour, will take over for current star Chauntee Schuler. Winters will continue with the production through August 26.

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Dashaun Young Returns as Simba in Broadway’s The Lion King

Dashaun Young Returns as Simba in Broadway’s The Lion King

Dashaun Young returns as the King of Pride Rock in Broadway’s The Lion King beginning May 16. Young will assume the role from current Simba, Adam Jacobs, who is taking a brief hiatus but plans to return to the Tony-winning production on June 26. Young has previously played the role of Simba on Broadway, in the North American tour ...

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Video Exclusive! Adam Jacobs, Tshidi Manye & Co. Revel in The Lion King's 6,000th Broadway Performance

Video Exclusive! Adam Jacobs, Tshidi Manye & Co. Revel in The Lion King's 6,000th Broadway Performance

Within the past month, The Lion King celebrated several production milestones including becoming the sixth longest-running show in Broadway history, becoming the highest-grossing Broadway show of all time and, on April 18, playing its 6,000th performance on the Great White Way. To mark these occasions, Broadway.com headed to the Minskoff Theatre to chat with the company, including current ...

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Disney’s The Lion King Celebrates 6,000 Performances on Broadway

Disney’s The Lion King Celebrates 6,000 Performances on Broadway

Disney’s blockbuster musical The Lion King, which recently became the highest grossing Broadway show of all time, is now celebrating another Broadway milestone. The April 18 matinee marks the musical’s 6,000th performance. The musical currently ranks as Broadway’s sixth longest-running show.

Based on the popular Disney film, The Lion King first opened on Broadway on November ...

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The Lion King Surpasses Phantom as Broadway’s All-Time Highest Grossing Show

The Lion King Surpasses Phantom as Broadway’s All-Time Highest Grossing Show

Disney’s Tony-winning blockbuster The Lion King has surpassed Broadway’s longest-running show Phantom of the Opera as Broadway’s all-time highest grossing show, according to CBSnews.com. The Lion King, which recently became Broadway’s sixth longest-running musical, has grossed a total of $853,846,062 during its run, while Phantom’s cumulative gross is $853,122,847.

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Disney’s The Lion King Becomes Broadway's Sixth Longest-Running Show

Disney’s The Lion King Becomes Broadway's Sixth Longest-Running Show

Disney’s smash hit musical The Lion King will become the sixth longest-running Broadway show in history on March 14. The company will celebrate the milestone after the matinee performance at the Minskoff Theatre, when it will have played 5,960 performances. The Lion King will surpass Oh! Calcutta! for the title.

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The Lion King's Fred Berman on Channeling Judi Dench and Worshipping Led Zeppelin

The Lion King's Fred Berman on Channeling Judi Dench and Worshipping Led Zeppelin

Age & Hometown: 39 (“but in meerkat years, that’s 25!”); Manhasset, Long Island

Current Role: Entertaining Broadway audiences as the hysterical meerkat Timon in Disney's long-running hit The Lion King.

A Familiar Voice: An accomplished voiceover actor on more than 50 audio books, Berman says the key is not to impersonate or put on voices. “I cast the book ...

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The Lion King's Adam Jacobs Reminisces about Candy Grams and Scavenger Hunts on Valentine’s Day

The Lion King's Adam Jacobs Reminisces about Candy Grams and Scavenger Hunts on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is all about romance, so Broadway.com decided to collect romantic stories (and ideas for celebrating the national day of love) from some of the most passionate people we know: Broadway stars! Read on for memories, menus and much more.

ADAM JACOBS (Simba in The Lion King)

What was your biggest Valentine's Day disaster?
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