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Disney's The Lion King to Celebrate 25 Years on Broadway

Playbill News

Disney's The Lion King will become the third production in Broadway history to celebrate its 25th anniversary on the Main Stem in November. Stay tuned because celebratory events fit for a king will be announced at a later date!

The Tony-winning musical officially opened November 13, 1997, at the New Amsterdam Theatre, subsequently transferring to the Minskoff Theatre, where it continues, in June 2006. There have been 28 productions over the life of the show, seen by 110 million people. Currently, 115,000 people enjoy the show in nine productions on three continents every week. The Broadway company is currently headed by Stephen Carlile as Scar, L. Stephen Taylor as Mufasa, Tshidi Manye as Rafiki, Cameron Pow as Zazu, Ben Jeffrey as Pumbaa, Fred Berman as Timon, Brandon A. McCall as Simba, and Pearl Khwezi as Nala...READ MORE

Author: Andrew Gans