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The Lion King (movie)

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  • Autism theater initiative aims for younger kids with Disney show

    A theater initiative aimed at encouraging people with autism to attend live performances is targeting younger children with a new offering involving a Disney Live! show at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Theatre Development Fund said on Wednesday...
  • Disney's 'Aladdin' opens on Broadway to warm critical reception

    With the opening on Thursday of "Aladdin" at the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York, Disney marks its 20th anniversary on Broadway. Whether that's a cause for celebration or consternation depends on how you view the company's success at making family-...
  • Broadway Box Office: Tackled by the Super Bowl

    The prophets of doom turned out to be right last week, as the Super Bowl took a supersized bite out of Broadway sales that were already weakened by the annual January slowdown. Box office slid some 13%, or $2.4 million, to $16.7 million for 26 shows on...
  • 'War Horse' gallops into Baltimore

    'War Horse' gallops into Baltimore
    Joey's earliest memories were mostly "a confusion of hilly fields and dark, damp stables." But one thing he clearly remembered was the horse sale. "The terror of it stayed with me all of my life," he said. No wonder. Joey was the one being sold. That'...
  • Ty Burrell, Rob Minkoff Travel Way Back for 'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' Premiere

    Just before yet another snowstorm hit New York, Dreamworks Animation and 20th Century Fox snuck in a kid friendly, 3D premiere of "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" on Feb. 9. As was the case with the 1960s cartoon, wackiness abounds as the genius dog, voiced...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Cinderella' Rises, But Not Royally, with Carly Rae Jepsen

    Producers of Broadway's "Cinderella" are glad they called her, maybe: Carly Rae Jepsen, who joined the cast of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Feb. 4 alongside Fran Drescher, helped drive up the show's box office by 25% vs. the prior week. Of course,...
  • Robert Hilburn to discuss Johnny Cash at Laguna Playhouse

    Robert Hilburn to discuss Johnny Cash at Laguna Playhouse
    Fans of Johnny Cash -- and the jukebox musical based on his life -- will get a chance to hear from an expert who knew the late singer well and spent decades researching his career. Former Los Angeles Times pop-music critic and editor Robert Hilburn will...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'The Lion King' Snatches the 2013 Crown from 'Wicked'

    In the midst of their ongoing tussle for the number one slot in Broadway's weekly Top 10, sixteen-year-old musical "The Lion King" has taken the title of top earner of the year, wrestling it away from longtime pack leader "Wicked." Riding a remarkable...
  • Jackie Evancho puts the 'up' in 'runner-up

    Jackie Evancho puts the 'up' in 'runner-up
    Jackie Evancho was happy when she lost NBC's "America's Got Talent" in 2010, finishing runner-up to the Colorado singer Michael Grimm. It's a too-familiar experience for a 13-year-old who has come in second in more competitions than she cares to admit....
  • 'Frozen' soundtrack tops Billboard 200 album chart

    'Frozen' soundtrack tops Billboard 200 album chart
    Score another one for Old Man Winter. A day after the so-called polar vortex plunged much of the country into an ice-encrusted deep freeze, Billboard announced that the soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen" is at No. 1 on its new album chart. The disc,...
  • The classic, Harvard-educated beagle 'Mr. Peabody' returns

    Decades before Dos Equis introduced the most interesting man in the world via a beer commercial, that title might have belonged to a dog — a debonair, bow tie-wearing, Harvard-educated cartoon beagle named Mr. Peabody. The star of "Peabody's...