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THE LION KING

Now showing, Open Run

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Tony Winner

Tony Winner

AWE INSPIRING! A gorgeous, gasp-inducing spectacle.

New York Times

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1998 TONY AWARDS

Best Musical
Best Choreography (Garth Fagan)
Best Direction of a Musical (Julie Taymor)
Best Costume Design for a Musical (Julie Taymor)
Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Donald Holder)
Best Scenic Design for a Musical (Richard Hudson)

 

Nominations
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical (Samuel E. Wright)
Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical (Tsidii Le Loka)
Best Book of a Musical (Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi)
Best Orchestrations (Robert Elhai, David Metzger and Bruce Fowler)
Best Original Score (Elton John, Tim Rice, Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor, Hans Zimmer)

1998 DRAMA DESK AWARDS

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Tsidii Le Loka)
Outstanding Choreography (Garth Fagan)
Outstanding Direction of a Musical (Julie Taymor)
Outstanding Set Design of a Musical (Richard Hudson)
Outstanding Costume Design (Julie Taymor)
Outstanding Lighting Design (Donald Holder)
Outstanding Sound Design (Tony Meola)
Outstanding Puppet Design (Julie Taymor, Michael Curry)

 

Nominations
Outstanding New Musical
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Max Casella, Geoff Hoyle)
Outstanding Orchestrations  (Robert Elhai, David Metzger, and Bruce Fowle)

What You Say

68 reviews, average rating: (4.8 Stars)

Ash: “Beautiful!”

Lion King is my favorite Disney movie, and I didn't think it could get any ... more

Alex Karpinski: “The King Is A Lion”

The Lion King, How should I put this? It's more, understandable than the mo... more

Bradley And Mom: “This Is The Best Show That I Have Ever Seen!”

We love this show!it rocks better than the one at Walt Disney World.this ... more

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