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The Lion King - Broadway

Experience the circle of life as Disney’s beloved film comes to eye-popping life onstage.

A Look at The Lion King Star Gareth Saxe's Terrifying Transformation Into Scar

During each performance of The Lion King, Gareth Saxe takes the stage as the insidious villain Scar to warn audiences “Be Prepared.” It takes plenty of preparation on Saxe’s part to get into lion mode each night. snuck backstage at the Minskoff Theatre to follow Saxe during his pre-show transformation from nice guy to ferocious animal. Elaborate masks, stocking caps, plenty of make up, face paint…it’s all in a day’s work for Gareth Saxe. Take a look at his daily dress up below!

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