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May 4, 2000 | ELAINE DUTKA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
More than 500 people lined up outside Hollywood's Pantages Theatre box office early Wednesday, and thousands more gathered near the corner of Hollywood and Vine, to take part in the hoopla touting the arrival of Disney's Los Angeles production of "The Lion King." The well-orchestrated event, which played to an estimated 2,000 to 3,000, featured a stage show starring Rafiki from the Broadway show, the original Simba, as well as Nala from the London cast.
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July 11, 2013 | By David Ng
The billionaire's club has a new member who walks on all fours and sports a handsome mane. The Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday that its North America touring productions of "The Lion King" have reached the $1-billion mark in box-office receipts, putting them ahead of the Broadway production, which opened in 1997 and is running at the Minskoff Theatre. The New York production has grossed a total of $972 million as of Sunday, according to the Broadway League. PHOTOS: Arts and culture by The Times Two touring companies of "The Lion King" have crisscrossed the continent during the past decade.
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ENTERTAINMENT
July 11, 2013 | By David Ng
The billionaire's club has a new member who walks on all fours and sports a handsome mane. The Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday that its North America touring productions of "The Lion King" have reached the $1-billion mark in box-office receipts, putting them ahead of the Broadway production, which opened in 1997 and is running at the Minskoff Theatre. The New York production has grossed a total of $972 million as of Sunday, according to the Broadway League. PHOTOS: Arts and culture by The Times Two touring companies of "The Lion King" have crisscrossed the continent during the past decade.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 4, 2000 | ELAINE DUTKA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
More than 500 people lined up outside Hollywood's Pantages Theatre box office early Wednesday, and thousands more gathered near the corner of Hollywood and Vine, to take part in the hoopla touting the arrival of Disney's Los Angeles production of "The Lion King." The well-orchestrated event, which played to an estimated 2,000 to 3,000, featured a stage show starring Rafiki from the Broadway show, the original Simba, as well as Nala from the London cast.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 10, 2010
JEFFREY KATZENBERG The chairman of the Walt Disney Studios from 1984 to'94, the 59-year-old Katzenberg founded DreamWorks SKG with Steven Spielberg and David Geffen in 1994. He has served as the chief executive officer of DreamWorks Animation since 2004. MICHAEL EISNER From 1984 to 2005, Eisner was the chief executive officer of the Walt Disney Co. In 2004, a shareholder rebellion led to his ouster as Disney's chairman. A year later, the 67-year-old Eisner founded the media company ROY E. DISNEY In 1984, Disney was part of an investor revolt that led to management changes at the studio his uncle founded.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 26, 2000 | SARAH HALE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although the Hollywood Christmas Parade attracts spectators with a dazzling array of celebrities, classic cars and bands from across the nation, it's the last float carrying Santa Claus that still receives the biggest cheers. The 69th annual parade, which kicks off at 6 p.m. today, will offer the same catchy Christmas carols and soap opera stars as usual. But this year, the magic of Santa will compete with the hype of Hollywood when Old St.
MAGAZINE
October 8, 2000 | SUSAN FREUDENHEIM
THE SHINE SEEMED LONG GONE FROM HOLLYWOOD'S Pantages Theatre when the Walt Disney Co. dubbed the site its L.A. home for "The Lion King," the musical adaptation of the animated film that opens Oct. 19. Seventy years of grime, multiple layers of misguided improvements and the general deterioration of the neighborhood had worn down the Art Moderne structure, which opened as a movie house on June 4, 1930.
SPORTS
January 7, 2014 | By Mike Bresnahan
DALLAS - The Lakers didn't allow 137 points again. It didn't matter. Their 110-97 loss to the Dallas Mavericks was more like a slow, steady drain that didn't become an obvious conclusion until midway through the fourth quarter Tuesday. Too many times, a Lakers possession looked like this: Dallas steal, Dallas fastbreak, Dallas layup. More mundane but more often, there was also plenty of: Lakers miss, Mavericks rebound. BOX SCORE: Mavericks 110, Lakers 97 Coach Mike D'Antoni reverted to gallows humor when reminded of the woes of the Lakers (14-21)
ENTERTAINMENT
October 18, 2001 | HESEON PARK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
From community-based one-act plays to Broadway, Asian American playwrights and actors, voices and visions have emerged as vibrant presences on the American stage.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 15, 1994 | GREG BRAXTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Summertime . . . and the hyping is easy. At least it seems so for several movie studios and theme parks, which are producing a spate of network television specials promoting their product. Viewers looking for a little summer magic in their TV fare may find themselves continually confronted with summer merchandising.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 22, 1997 | SHAUNA SNOW
MOVIES Preservation Boost: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has pledged $250,000 to the National Film Preservation Foundation to help preserve "orphan films" that have no studio affiliation. The grant--the academy's largest ever to an outside group--kicks off an industrywide fund-raising effort co-headed by, among others, director Martin Scorsese.
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