Disney's "The Lion King" Becomes Broadway's All-Time Highest Grossing Show and "Glee" star Jonathan Groff in "Red" in This Week's TheaterMania News Minute

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A record-breaking gross at "The Lion King," Jennifer Holliday on the "Lysistrata Jones" album, "Glee" star Jonathan Groff in "Red," plus more in this week's TheaterMania News Minute.

Every week TheaterMania.com releases the TheaterMania News Minute, a one minute video about the latest news of what's happening in theater and on Broadway.

This week TheaterMania reports that Tony Award-winner Jennifer Holliday has recorded a single version of "Hold On" from the musical "Lysistrata Jones" that will be included as a bonus track on the show's upcoming cast album, to be released by Broadway Records on May 15th. Currently playing at the Minskoff Theatre, Disney's "The Lion King" has become Broadway's all-time highest grossing show, with a cumulative gross of $853,846,062 following the week ending Sunday, April 8. The show surpasses long-time champion "The Phantom of the Opera," and their cumulative gross of $853,122,847. "Glee" star Jonathan Groff will join Alfred Molina in John Logan's Tony Award-winning play "Red" when it comes to the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles from August 1 to September 9th. Get the latest news, and find the best tickets to these shows and more on TheaterMania.com.

Be in-the-know in a minute with the fast and informative TheaterMania News Minute. For more up-to-the-minute theater news, show listings, video, features, reviews of Broadway shows and tickets, visit TheaterMania.com

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