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'Lion King' Casts John Kani and Alfre Woodard For Its Remake

The 1994 second highest grossing film of all time returns on June 2019. Director Jon Favreau and writer Jeff Nathanson will enhance Lion King Remake with talented film stars to give life to Simba and others.

David Hasselhoff Stars in ‘Last Night A DJ Saved My Life’

David Hasselhoff is starring in an off-off Broadway musical entitled Last Night a DJ Saved My Life. In it, the star of Baywatch, The Knight Rider, and countless hilarious drunken YouTube videos plays a dad named Ross who happens to be Ibiza's top 80s ...

Kathie Lee Gifford Ready to Exit 'Today' After NBC Snubs Her 18-Minute Musical

Kathie Lee Gifford seems like the kind of woman who is always on the verge of a fight with someone, right? It is not because she is mean, but there is a candidness about her that does not sit well with everyone. Over the years we have heard numerous ...

Erykah Badu, Tyler The Creator To Appear in Adult Swim's 'Black Dynamite' Musical 'The Wizard of Watts'

Erykah Badu, Tyler The Creator, J.B. Smoove and others will appear in Adult Swim's Black Dynamite musical The Wizard of Watts.

In a Broadway First, 'On the Town' Producers Seek Investors Online

Howard and Janet Kagan are seeking equity investors for their 70th anniversary production of the Leonard Bernstein/Jerome Robbins/Betty Comden/Adolph Green musical via a custom-made website.

'Finding Neverland,' New Musical about 'Peter Pan' Playwright J.M. Barrie, Arriving on Broadway in March

Remember that Jennifer Hudson number on the Tony Awards a few months back? This is that show.

Keke Palmer Will Be Broadway's First Black 'Cinderella'

The singer, actress, talk show host and former child star will be the first African-American to play the 'Cinderella' title role in the Broadway musical.

Broadway-Hopeful New Musical About John Lennon and Yoko Ono Seeking Funding

After a sold-out run at the Hollywood Fringe, 'Rock & Roll's Greatest Lovers' aims for bigger stages and the big screen.

Tony Award Nominee Josh Young Leads Cast in Pre-Broadway Chicago Engagement of New Musical 'Amazing Grace'

The new musical explores the life of English poet and clergyman John Newton, author of the words to the hymn 'Amazing Grace.'

'The King and I' Around the World: Ken Watanabe and Kelli O'Hara Cast in Broadway Revival, Lou Diamond Phillips in Melbourne

Bartlett Sher will direct a new revival at Lincoln Center next year, while Australian audiences can see Phillips reprise the role he played on Broadway in 1996.

'If/Then' with Idina Menzel is Fastest-Selling Broadway Cast Album Since 'Rent'

The last cast album to enter the Billboard charts at such a high position was 'Rent' back in 1996--which also starred Idina Menzel and Anthony Rapp, and even had the same director.

Classicalite Q&A with Daryl Waters, Music Supervisor and Arranger for 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' on Broadway

Daryl Waters also worked on 'After Midnight,' 'The Color Purple,' 'Jelly's Last Jam' and 'Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk.'

Gloria Estefan Musical 'On Your Feet!' Coming to Chicago and Broadway in 2015

Producers announced Jerry Mitchell ('Kinky Boots') will direct the jukebox bio-musical's Chicago premiere in summer of 2015 prior to a fall opening on Broadway.

Stars of Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical 'On Your Feet' to Come from TV Reality Show

Estefan and the producers will use a reality show to search the world for performers to play the singer during her early Miami years and her long recovery from a broken back.

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