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

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Last Man Standing Star Tim Allen & His Family Witness the Magic of Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway

Last Man Standing Star Tim Allen & His Family Witness the Magic of Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway

The Lion King had some very special guests in the Pridelands on November 23, 2014: Last Man Standing star Tim Allen, his wife Jane Hajduk and daughter Elizabeth! The trio headed to the Minskoff Theatre to see the “The Circle of Life,” "Hakuna Matata," "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" and more  live, then stopped backstage to hang out with ...

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Exclusive Photos! Go Backstage with the Cast of The Lion King on the Hit Musical’s 17th Anniversary

Exclusive Photos! Go Backstage with the Cast of The Lion King on the Hit Musical’s 17th Anniversary
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Celebrate “The Circle of Life” with the cast of The Lion King! It’s been 17 years since Simba and his pals first appeared on the Great White Way, and to celebrate, we’re taking you behind the scenes at the Minskoff Theatre. Broadway.com photo editor Caitlin McNaney spent the day at the Pridelands, capturing the backstage action before ...

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Take a Look as the Cast of The Lion King Heads to 54 Below for a Top 40 & Broadway Mashup

Take a Look as the Cast of The Lion King Heads to 54 Below for a Top 40 & Broadway Mashup

This is gonna be the best day of my life…what a wonderful phrase! The cast of The Lion King traded in the heat of the African savannah for the hottest spot in town: the 54 Below stage. Take a look at their toe-tap-and-head-bop-inducing live performance of a mashup of American Authors’ “Best Day of My Life” and the Disney ...

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The Lion King Reigns Supreme, Takes Over from Phantom as Highest-Grossing Show Ever

The Lion King Reigns Supreme, Takes Over from Phantom as Highest-Grossing Show Ever

Long live the King! The Lion King is once again celebrating a massive milestone: the Tony-winning musical has taken over from The Phantom of the Opera as the highest-grossing show of all time. According to the Associated Press, the box office receipts from Broadway, touring and international productions of the tuner now exceed $6.2 billion.

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The King of the Jungle Reigns Supreme! Broadway's The Lion King Reaches 7000 Performances

The King of the Jungle Reigns Supreme! Broadway's The Lion King Reaches 7000 Performances

From the day they arrived on this planet (well, on Broadway), they’ve captivated audiences with their jaw-dropping puppetry, inventive costumes and soaring melodies. Now, nearly 17 years later, The Lion King is celebrating yet another landmark: 7000 performances on the Great White Way. The Tony-winning Disney tuner hits the new milestone on September 3. Only three other shows have ...

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Ding! The Lion King Rings the NYSE Opening Bell

Ding! The Lion King Rings the NYSE Opening Bell

Hakuna Matata! The Lion King’s Rafiki (also known as Nteliseng Nkhela), stopped by the New York Stock Exchange on August 29 to ring the opening bell. It was all in celebration of the fact that the Disney musical will play its 7,000th Great White Way performance on September 3, only the fourth show in Broadway history to reach ...

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See the Broadway Cast of The Lion King Give ‘Life’ to the Subway

See the Broadway Cast of The Lion King Give ‘Life’ to the Subway

Remember that time the Australian cast of The Lion King rocked an airplane and lifted everyone’s travel-weary spirits? Well, the Broadway cast just upped the ante—they gave ‘Life’ to NYC subway riders! The stars of the Broadway blockbuster offered A-train straphangers a gorgeous surprise when they showed off their considerate talents with the show’s opener “Circle of ...

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See The Lion King Stars Wow Michelle Obama and Raise the Roof at the White House

See The Lion King Stars Wow Michelle Obama and Raise the Roof at the White House

The Lion King dazzled First Lady Michelle Obama and special guests at the White House on July 18. The stars of the Tony-winning musical's national tour were on hand as a treat for the 54 children and other special guests attending the "Kids' State Dinner." The event honored winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, a nationwide contest for children ...

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Lions On a Plane! Watch the Australian Cast of The Lion King Offer an Impromptu Performance

Lions On a Plane! Watch the Australian Cast of The Lion King Offer an Impromptu Performance

Everyone knows a group production number is the ultimate cure for flying jitters. The cast of Australia’s The Lion King, on their way back to Sydney after making an appearance at the Brisbane season launch event, took in-flight entertainment to a new level. The group burst into an impromptu performance of “The Circle of Life” prior to take off ...

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Spanish Star Esteban Oliver to Make Broadway Debut in The Lion King

Spanish Star Esteban Oliver to Make Broadway Debut in The Lion King

It's an honor and a privilege, a duty I perform! Broadway’s The Lion King is set to welcome a new Zazu to the New Amsterdam Theatre. Spanish star Esteban Oliver will make his Broadway debut as the opinionated hornbill majordomo. Oliver will replace current star Jeffrey Kuhn beginning April 1 and make history as the first Spanish actor ...

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