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The Lion King Synopsis

The Lion KingA lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning 1994 Disney film, The Lion King is one of Disney's most vibrant and exciting tales. It's the story of a young lion prince—Simba—living in the flourishing African Pride Lands. As a youth, Simba is characterized by innocence, joyously roaming the Pride Lands with an adventurous spirit until his Uncle Scar seizes the kingdom. Initially, Simba flees, leaving his life behind. Soon, however, he encounters a series of hilarious friends and eventually realizes he must return to set things right.

More than 50 million people around the world have come to discover the thrill, the majesty, the truly one-of-a-kind musical that is THE LION KING. And there's no better place to experience this landmark entertainment event than in the city where it all began.

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Lion King Reviews

  • "The breathtakingly staged Broadway adaptation of Disney's king of the cartoon jungle is an instant theater classic." -Entertainment Weekly
  • "Seen purely as a visual tapestry, there is simply nothing else like it...You can only marvel at the exotic procession of animals before you: the giraffes and the elephants and the hippopotamuses and all those birds in balletic flight." -The New York Times
  • "A jaw-dropping magnificent spectacle. The show and the playhouse are enchanting. The unprecedented production is worth every penny." - Newsday

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