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  1. Watch 'The Lion King's' 360-Degree Music Video for "Circle of Life"

    12:58 pm 11/18/2015

    The five-minute clip is the first time the virtual-reality technology has been used inside a Broadway theater (but not the first time for Broadway altogether, as Andrew Lloyd Webber is quick to point out).Read more

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  2. 'Newsies': Theater Review

    1:48 pm 4/1/2015

    The touring cast of Disney's irrepressible Broadway hit is as emphatically entertaining as Alan Menken's score is energetic.Read more

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  3. 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame': Theater Review

    12:14 pm 3/16/2015

    Composer Alan Menken, lyricist Stephen Schwartz and playwright Peter Parnell collaborate on this theatrical adaptation of Disney's 1996 animated musical.Read more

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  4. Broadway Celebrates a Record New Year

    1:26 pm 1/5/2015

    Defying holiday tradition, box office for the week ending Jan. 4 outstripped that of Christmas, notching all-time-high grosses of just under $42.8 million and boosting the calendar year by 13 percentRead more

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  5. Broadway Grosses Hit New High Over Holiday Week

    4:18 pm 12/29/2014

    'Wicked' chalked up the best Christmas-week box office, but 'The Lion King' is once again the year's top-selling showRead more

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  6. Disney's Top Theater Exec on 'Frozen' Musical Plans: "I'm Talking to Directors"

    11:00 am 10/16/2014

    Thomas Schumacher, president and producer at Disney Theatrical Group, opens up about the huge expectations involved in adapting the hit film, the massive success of 'Lion King,' and what went wrong with 'Little Mermaid,' 'Tarzan' and other movie-to-Broadway underachieversRead more

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  7. Disney's 'The Lion King' Becomes History's Top-Grossing Entertainment Title

    8:03 am 9/22/2014

    The Julie Taymor-directed production has earned $6.2 billion in worldwide box office to dateRead more

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  8. ‘Shakespeare in Love’: Theater Review

    1:02 pm 7/23/2014

    Adapted from the Oscar-winning screenplay co-written by Tom Stoppard, this stage version gets pedigree treatment from Cheek by Jowl’s Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod.Read more

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  9. Disney's 'Newsies' to End Hit Broadway Run

    12:00 pm 6/22/2014

    An unexpected success story originally planned for a limited engagement, the show will close Aug. 24 before commencing its national tour in October.Read more

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  10. Tony Awards: CBS Telecast Exposure Brings Hefty Box-Office Boost

    2:49 pm 6/9/2014

    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," Disney's "Aladdin" and "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" are among Tony-winning shows that saw ticket demand soar on Monday.Read more

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