October 10, 2015

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"Better Nate Than Ever" Author Tim Federle Dishes Showbiz With Young Lion King Stars

Broadway trooper Tim Federle has just released his debut novel "Better Nate Than Ever," which captures the adventure of a young theatre lover with Broadway dreams who sneaks on a bus to New York City to audition for E.T. The Musical. Federle, who is a Broadway veteran of The Little Mermaid, Gypsy, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Billy Elliot, chats with some of Broadway's brightest and youngest stars from The Lion King, Annie and Newsies in this three-part series for Playbill. The two young stars of Disney's The Lion King, Caleb McLaughlin (Young Simba) and Bobbi Bordley (Young Nala), are the first to join Tim for some sodas and conversation at Broadway institution, Sardi's. To watch part Federle's chat with two young actors from Newsies, click here.

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