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The Lion King TicketsLike many popular musicals today, The Lion King started as a movie in 1994. This Disney box-office smash was the perfect animated musical feature film to translate into a theatrical stage performance. It made its debut in Minneapolis in July 1997 and on Broadway in October 1997. In 2019, a live-action movie remake was released in theaters featuring countless celebrities, including Beyonce Knowles, Donald Glover, Seth Rogan, James Earl Jones, Billy Eichner, Chiwetel Ejiofor and many others. The storyline follows Simba, a young lion cub, who believes he is responsible for the death of his father, the King of the Pridelands. As a result, he runs away only, to find his way back to try to save his homeland from an evil uncle.
The Lion King is a Global HitmakerThe music of The Lion King continues to excite each new generation after the last. As of today, The Lion King is the No. 1 grossing Broadway musical of all time with over $1.6 billion in gross sales thus far. As the production is still touring and as it remains on Broadway, these figures will only continue to grow. Various songs and the album from the original movie and the musical topped numerous music charts, including Billboard’s Hot 100 in 1994. It was also the best-selling album in 1994. The musical won six Tony Awards in 1998 with many of the hit songs written by Sir Elton John. It has been stated that The Lion King musical has been seen by over 100 million people across the globe. It has won over 70 awards internationally, it currently has 25 productions around the world and it is the 3rd longest-running Broadway show with no end in sight.
Where can I buy The Lion King tickets?You do not have to call in to radio stations or desperately scour the streets of New York to see The Lion King musical. Whether you are searching for The Lion King tickets on Broadway or The Lion King tour performances, StubHub offers the best seats at competitive pricing and a hassle-free experience.
Who and what are the musical influences of The Lion King songs?Elton John has said that South Africa and the sounds of Africa, in general, played a critical role in the influence of The Lion King songs. Many people can also hear influences from all types of music, from Motown to Eddie Cochran.
What are the most popular songs of The Lion King?The Lion King songs have topped the charts from the time of the release of the original film to 2019 with the release of the live-action remake. Some of the classics and fan favorites include "Circle of Life," "Hakuna Matata," "I Just Can’t Wait to Be King," "Be Prepared" and "Can You Feel the Love Tonight."
Is there audience participation in the musical version of The Lion King?Unlike many events and performances at Disney parks, The Lion King musical does not have audience participation. However, the cast will be up close and personal at various times, including as the animals walk onto the stage during the opening number.
How long is The Lion King Musical?The Lion King musical in full is 2 hours and 30 minutes with one intermission. The time will fly by. Keep in mind this performance is recommended for children ages eight and up.
Is The Lion King currently performing in Kansas City?Currently, The Lion King is not performing in Kansas City. The last run was at the Music Hall in Kansas City in 2018. Future The Lion King performance dates have not yet been revealed. You can, however, see Miss Saigon in Kansas City throughout December 2019.
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