Based on the popular animation of the same name, the musical Lion King holds its own in the theatrical world. Directed by the versatile Julie Taymor, with music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice and score by Hans Zimmer; this show is a must watch.
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With over seventy million and counting people having already watched the show, the Lion King is truly a timeless tale. It was a massive hit when it first premiered in Minnesota in 1997. Since its premier on Broadway later that year, the musical became one of the top-five longest-running Broadway shows. With over one billion US dollars in revenues, it is also the highest grossing Broadway production ever.
The musical won two Laurence Olivier Awards, six Tony Awards and three Molière Awards, among others. The audience will sing along the Academy Award winning songs in the "Best Original Score" category like “Can You Feel the Love Tonight", “Hakuna Matata”, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” and “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King”.
The musical features beautiful animal costumes, huge hollow puppets, ethnic masks and exotic crowns. It blends itself into enchanting music, vibrant colors, catchy tunes and breathtaking visual effects.
The musical is set in the Pride Lands of Africa where the life-story of a young cub Simba is followed from adolescence through adulthood. He is faced with betrayal, hurt, love, friendship and bravery. Simba wanders long to find the courage to own his destiny in the Circle of Life.
The show is coming to the Discovery City, Columbus. Get the Lion King Columbus tickets to watch it live with friends and family.