After the tremendous success of the movie 'The Lion King' in 1994, Walt Disney decided to take the character of Lion King and his story a step further by making a musical. Disney Theatrical took the responsibility and produced on of the best musicals to be witnessed by the world. The musical debuted at the Orpheum Theater in 1997 and immediately became a big hit with Disney fans and others as well. The Lion King had a very broad audience so you can see people of all age groups at the Musical. Lion King was directed by Julie Taymor and the music was provided by Sir Elton John while the lyrics were written by Tim Rice. The musical score was created by the famous Hans Zimmer. With such big names involved, it had to be a massive hit with fans. Lion King was produced in London two years after its production in USA and was just as big a hit there too. The West End debuted at the Lyceum Theater and still continues to play. After the West End production, over the years there have been many productions including one in Spanish. Initially there were two touring productions within the US but now only one remains and it still continues to tour. This production will be coming to Durham and will be performing at Durhams biggest Performing Arts Center. So get your Lion King Durham Performing Arts Center Tickets online today and watch on of the greatest musicals ever.
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The spectacular musical, Lion King celebrated its premiere in 1997. Directed by Julie Taymor, the musical version of Disney’s greatest animated feature has won the hearts of many through its dazzling special effects and staging. The production as well as the creative team broke new ground in theatrical technology by developing three-dimensional stage. The musical is inspired by the award-winning Disney film, The Lion King, released in 1994 and follows very closely to the movie’s plot. To keep the audience’s attention as well as to bring the film’s vastness on stage, the designers have used ingenious staging techniques and experimental methods. From the very first scene the viewers are enchanted by the efforts and stunned by the magnificent menagerie.
The story of Lion King revolves around the young prince Simba, whose birth has dampened the hopes of his evil uncle Scar to become the next King. Scar makes a plan to kill Simba as well as his father, King Mufasa and proclaim himself as the ruler of Pride Lands. Although Simba survives, he is led to believe that his father died because of him and so he decides to flee the kingdom. The story takes a twist when he’s approached by his friends to save the Pride Lands, which his evil uncle has almost destroyed.
The music by Elton John and Tim Rice takes the musical to a whole new level. The audiences are treated to familiar tracks like, "Circle of Life" and "Can You Feel the Love Tonight". To witness some brilliant performances and extraordinary costumes, buy your Lion King Durham Tickets now! It’ll be an experience of a life time.