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The Lion King Houston TicketsThe Lion King musical has enjoyed over 15 years of success throughout the world. It debuted in 1997 at Minneapolis' Orpheum Theatre. The show enjoyed success immediately before it moved to Broadway where it currently plays at the Minskoff Theater. Soon after, it became known throughout the world, with national and international touring, including a stay at The Hobby Center, in Houston. The Lion King musical has become the highest grossing box-office draw in history, grossing over $6.2 billion throughout the world. The Broadway touring version gives fans throughout the world the opportunity to experience this legendary show without having to make the trip to New York City.
I Just Can't Wait to See KingThe production brings the classic story to the stage using unique costumes that turn every performer into a completely different animal character as well as sets that turn the The Hobby Center theater into the plains of Africa. The score features all of the memorable songs from the movie, including Elton John's "Circle of Life," "I Just Can't Wait to be King," "Hakuna Matata" and many more. The North American tour has reached more than 80 cities while the international tour is making stops in South Korea, Thailand and Hong Kong, among others. Beyond Broadway, The Lion King's resident international companies include the UK, Germany, Japan, The Netherlands and Spain.
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Is The Lion King touring stage production identical to the movie?The stage production is an adaptation of the movie though it includes changes to some of characters. For example, Rafiki, one of the film's main characters, has been changed to a female in the stage production. The stage production also features additional scenes that were not present in the movie. These include additional musical performances as well including, He Lives in You.
What is the set like?The Lion King's set includes creative scenery and props meant to transform the theater into Africa. The team of production designers used traditional African art styles and a vibrant color scheme to achieve this look. Additionally, the production uses human-operated puppets to portray some of the animals. The tall, iconic giraffe puppet sets the tone for the audience in the opening act.
Who designed The Lion King costumes?The Lion King's costumes are hailed as creative and revolutionary. The costumes help to bring the production to life in a unique way. The director, Julie Taymor, also served as the costume designer for the production. The touring production gives you the chance to see these acclaimed costumes in person.
How long is The Lion King touring production?The Lion King is 150 minutes, including an intermission.
What shows are similar to The Lion King?Fans who enjoy this production may also enjoy the Aladdin musical production. Both Disney shows are faithful to the original material while putting their own mark upon the show. Both include famous songs and familiar characters.
What awards has this show won?In its long run, the musical has garnered many awards and nominations. In 1998, it took the Tony Awards by storm, winning more awards than any other production. It won six awards, including Best Musical, Best Choreography, Best Scenic Design, Best Costume Design and Best Lighting. In that same year, the production won multiple Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical, Outstanding Direction of a Musical and Outstanding Choreography.
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