Laga’aia Lionised

NZ performers feature strongly in Sydney’s highly anticipated production of The Lion King. Vincent Harde plays the lead role of Simba, with Water Rats star Jay Laga’aia as his on-stage father, Mufasa. The Disney production opened on Broadway in 1997 and has since been seen by over 17.6 million people. Disney theatrical president, Thomas Schumacher, describes the Sydney cast as “the most gorgeous [he’s] ever seen.”


Tags: Jay Laga'aia  Sydney  Sydney Morning Herald (The)  Vincent Harde  

NPR Excited About Folk Singer Holly Arrowsmith

NPR Excited About Folk Singer Holly Arrowsmith

New Zealander Holly Arrowsmith has made NPR’s Austin 100 list, compiled of musicians who would otherwise be performing at the annual SXSW music festival, now shutdown owing to the coronavirus pandemic. “Arrowsmith…