“On Nov. 13, 1997, “The Lion King” burst onto the Broadway stage when it reopened the historic New Amsterdam Theatre on 42nd Street.
In 2006, the show moved to The Minskoff Theatre, where it’s been playing to sold out crowds nightly.
“On Stage” host Frank DiLella spoke with Tom Schumacher, Disney Theatrical Productions president, Julie Taymor, a Tony winning director and designer, and actor L. Steven Taylor, who plays the character of Mufasa.” – NY1
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, New York chapter have announced the nominees for the 66th New York Emmy Awards. Frank DiLella was nominated for New York 12 Emmy Awards, including 9 for his show ON STAGE.
“The 67th Annual Drama Desk Award nominations will be announced on April 27 in the 12pm noon hour by NY1 “On Stage” host Frank DiLella and Broadway icon Donna McKechnie on Spectrum News NY1’s ‘News All Day.'” – BroadwayWorld
“The Phantom of the Opera” took its final Broadway bow after a record-breaking 35-year run. NBC News’ George Solis shares the details outside of the theater before the final show.” – NBC Nightly News.Click here to watch!
“After nearly 14,000 performances, the final chandelier in Broadway’s “The Phantom of the Opera” will fall on Sunday, April 16. In the week leading up to the last performance, NY1 is celebrating the history-making musical phenomenon by taking viewers behind the mask that has captivated audiences for more than 35 years. Join NY1 for a look behind the curtain and a sit-down interview with Andrew Lloyd Webber, the composer of the iconic production. Hosted by Frank DiLella.” – NY1
“…The annual luncheon ceremony at The Ziegfeld Ballroom will be hosted by Emmy Award winner Frank DiLella of NY1’s On Stage. Nominations for the 2022-23 Broadway and Off Broadway season to be announced on Tuesday, April 25, will include categories for performances, productions and direction.” – Deadline
“Frank DiLella, the host of Spectrum News NY1’s theater program On Stage and a ubiquitous presence in the Broadway community, has signed with Adam Leibner at United Talent Agency (UTA) for agency representation.” – Deadline
Tonight in New York City, the Blue Jacket Fashion Show founded by fashion designer Frederick Anderson and marketer, Laura Miller, united the worlds of fashion, entertainment, sports, and healthcare to drive an open dialogue about the impact of prostate cancer. The Event featured appearances by Frank DiLella, Mario Cantone, Don Lemon, Bill Nye, Dominic Fumusa, Marcus Samuelsson, Eric West, & Alex Lundqvist among others. – The Hollywood Times
“NY1 entertainment journalist Frank DiLella recently caught up with the musical’s Phantom and Christine, Ben Crawford and Emilie Kouatchou, to chat about their show’s final chapter. The current company celebrated the show’s milestone 35th anniversary months before the musical plays its final performance on April 16.” – Broadway Direct
The 2022 special Frank DiLella hosted for Pride: “NY1 Celebrates Pride: The New Generation” was nominated for a GLAAD Award in the category of Outstanding TV Journalism – Long Form. Visit GLAAD’s website for more information!