A lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning Disney film, The Lion King is the story of a young lion prince living in the flourishing African Pride Lands. Eventually companioned by two hilarious and unlikely friends, Simba starts anew. But when weight of responsibility and a desperate plea from the now ravaged Pride Lands come to find the adult prince, Simba must take on a formidable enemy, and fulfill his destiny to be king. Review by Chris Willman from Entertainment Weekly. Broadway theater is alive again. Most important - against all odds - it has innocence. The show appeals to our primal, childlike excitement in the power of theater to make us see things afresh. Review by Richard Zoglin from Time Magazine.
The Lion King
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Broadway Theatres Suspend Performances. Read more. And there's no better place to experience this landmark entertainment event than in the city where it all began.
The show is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. The musical debuted on July 8, in Minneapolis , Minnesota at the Orpheum Theatre and was successful before premiering on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre on October 15, in previews, with the official opening on November 13, On June 13, , the Broadway production moved to the Minskoff Theatre to make way for the musical version of Mary Poppins , where it is still running after more than 9, performances. The show opened in the West End 's Lyceum Theatre on October 19, , and is still running after more than 7, performances. The cast of the West End production were invited to perform at the Royal Variety Performance in and , in the presence of senior members of the British Royal Family.