Tag Archives: The Lion King

Monday Meditation: I am Not Over the Old Masters

Sometimes its easy to forget just how far musicals have come; it’s also easy to dismiss how much the ground-breakers were doing at the time. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: A Fine, Fine Life for I’D DO ANYTHING’s Nancies

Where are they now? A look at where the 12 musical theatre performers who competed for the role of Nancy in I’D DO ANYTHING, the 2008 BBC talent show cum reality series that searched for performers to play Oliver and Nancy in the 2009 London revival of the show, are today. Continue reading

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Lost Songs: “Warthog Rhapsody” from THE LION KING

Before there was “Hakuna Matata”, there was “Warthog Rhapsody”. Thankfully, the song was replaced by the time THE LION KING was released. Continue reading

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Musical Cyberspace: This Week’s Cover

Headlines for the week: Review Roundup: BLOOD BROTHERS in South Africa / Six Sweet Musicals of the 1960s / Lost Songs: “Warthog Rhapsody” Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1990s Musicals

The 1990s. The next decade to be the subject of a Saturday List. Continue reading

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Character Discussion: Scar, Villains and Patrick Page

Patrick Page did an interview with BroadwayWorld that deals mostly with his transformation into the Grinch in How the Grinch Stole Christmas, but in which he also mentions his work for Disney Theatricals in Beauty and the Beast as Lumiere … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Haiku Month: THE LION KING

The Lion King Listen: the grass sings Shakespeare for a younger crew. Zoo puppets go wild! Want to write your own The Lion King haiku? Head to the comment box and give it a try!

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