About The Lion KingBrought to you by Award-winning director and designer Julie Taymor, who was the first woman to receive a Tony-Award for Best Director, The Lion King has reigned as The King Of Broadwaysince it's opening in 1997. The musical, which is based on the 1994 Disney Film of the same name with music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice, has a score created by Hans Zimmer and choral arrangements by Lebo M. Presented by Disney Theatrical, The Lion King's perhaps most dazzling element comes from the brilliant imagination of Julie Taymor, who designed animal costumes as well as giant hollow puppets that help the actors depict their animal kingdom characters. As this musical continues to run on Broadway, Lion King tickets remain highly coveted among theatergoers.
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'The Lion King' Surpasses 'Phantom' as Highest-Grossing Broadway Show
Everybody knows Disney's classic 1994 animated film, The Lion King. Ya know, the coming-of-age story of Simba, the young cub set to take over the kingdom from his father, Mufasa? Mufasa tells Simba that everything the light touches is his kingdom, Simba runs around singing "I Just Can't Wait To Be King," then a stampede…Read more