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Lion King Charlotte TicketsThe Lion King musical was the first Broadway production to reach one billion dollars in box office sales. The musical was based on the 1994 Disney animated feature film of the same name. The production debuted on July 8, 1997, at Minnesota's Orpheum Theatre. The pre-Broadway run experienced success, so the show moved to Broadway for previews in October of the same year. The musical's official Broadway premiere was in November of 1997. In addition to the New York show, the Lion King tour travels throughout the country to present the show to fans. The first Lion King tour kicked off in 2002, and it has consistently toured the country since then.
King of BroadwayThe Lion King musical has been recognized by the theater community with multiple awards. In 1998, the production was nominated for Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Musical Score, Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Best Featured Actress in a Musical and Best Orchestrations. It won Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Scenic Design, Best Choreography and Best Lighting Design, among others. The Lion King is among the highest-grossing Broadway productions of all time. The touring production has also broken house attendance records in cities throughout the US.
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Who wrote the music for the Lion King?Some of the Lion King's score came directly from the movie version. Those songs feature music written by Elton John with lyrics by Tim Rice. The songs include "The Circle of Life" and "Can you Feel the Love Tonight." The songs that were created specifically for the musical were written by Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin. These songs include "They Live in You," "One by One," "Shadowland," "Endless Night" and more.
Where can I see the Lion King in Charlotte?When the Lion King tour comes to Charlotte, you can see it at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center.
How is the stage production different from the movie?The Lion King tour production features a few more scenes than the movie. One of the added scenes features a conversation that Mufasa has with his assistant Zazu about parenting. There is also an added scene in which Timon almost drowns and Simba becomes paralyzed in fear. There is also an added scene in which Nala leaves to find Simba after Scar wants to make her his queen. The character of Rafiki was male in the movie but female in the Broadway production.
Who designed the costumes for the Lion King musical?The director, Julie Taymor, also served as the costume designer for the musical. She used puppetry, makeup, large wooden masks and other effects to turn the cast into the animals of Africa.
Is the Lion King tour production appropriate for all ages?The national Lion King tour production is appropriate for ages eight and older. The show's content does not contain objectionable material, but with a running time of two hours and 30 minutes, the show may be difficult for younger children to sit through. Parents are encouraged to evaluate whether their children can act appropriately for the duration of the show.
What shows are similar to The Lion KingFans who enjoy the Lion King musical may also enjoy the musicals Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast and Frozen. Each one of these productions takes a popular Disney movie and adapts it to the stage. Also, like the musical version of Anastasia, the Lion King includes the classic songs from the movie with many more added specifically for the stage production.
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