Monthly Archives: June 2015

Lion King Musical Reviews

What Happens When Two Disney Casts Battle in Public?

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Have you ever wondered what Disney touring casts look like when traveling?  How about if they get a long, how they go from city to city or even what happens when two touring casts collide?  What happens if they’re both from the same producer or parent company?

That’s exactly what happened during a 6 hour layover at the Orlando airport when the cast of Disney’s The Lion King got stuck with the cast of Disney’s Aladdin.  The two ended up in a epic battle of opening songs sung acapella in the terminal which also resulted in a ton of YouTube uploads, tons of talent and two of your favorite opening Disney broadway numbers.

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What Happens When Broadway Takes on Hip-Hop?

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We’ve heard rap on broadway before.  In The Heights, Rent and even If/Then (I think) had different styles of it.  But what happens when you take incredible Hip-Hop artists like Jay-z, Lil Wayne, Rhianna and others, give the lyrics to broadway singers and then have them put the lyrics to popular showtunes or showtune styled piano?

This is what happens and it’s amazing!

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