The Lion King

About

Adaptation of the 1994 Disney animated film, the story follows the journey of a cub turned full-grown lion named Simba as he tries to avenge his father's death from his Uncle Scar.

Trivia

The musical's debut was in July 1997 in Minnesota at the Orpheum Theater. The show became the highest earning show in Broadway history in September 2014. 

#19
broadway show
Boost
Premiered
October 15, 1997
Broadway Theater
New Amsterdam
Music
Elton John
#19
broadway show
Boost

Cast

1
Heather Headley, 43
Nala
2
Max Casella, 51
Timon
3
Samuel E. Wright, 71
Mufasa

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