The Lion King and Aladdin Stars on Broadway’s Reopening

On Tuesday, Disney Theatrical announced the return of The Lion King and Aladdin on Broadway this September.

For cast members L. Steven Taylor, Mufasa in The Lion King, and Michael James Scott, Genie in Aladdin, the news ushered in a sense of excitement at a return to work and also fueled their desire to create a more equitable industry upon reopening.

Both Taylor and Scott are longtime Disney Theatrical cast members. Scott began as the original Genie standby on Broadway in 2014 and has since played the role on Broadway, on tour and internationally. Taylor joined The Lion King company in 2005 and toured with the production before returning to the role of Mufasa on Broadway in 2015…READ MORE