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Julie Taymor Shows Off The Lion King's 'Sexiest' Puppet and Heads to Brazil on Nightline

Julie Taymor Shows Off The Lion King's 'Sexiest' Puppet and Heads to Brazil on Nightline
Thom Christopher Warren & Julie Taymor

In the weeks leading up to The Lion King's recent 15th anniversary celebration, Nightline teamed up with the show's famed director Julie Taymor to look back at the production's incredible road to Broadway. During a backstage visit at the Minskoff Theatre, the musical's cast and crew showed off the elaborately designed costumes and sets, and even singled out the show's "sexiest" puppet! Taymor also invited the Dateline team to Brazil as she launched a Brazilian production of The Lion King, marking the 16th country where the popular show has now been staged. Take a look below!

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