The Lion King

Feel the joy. Feel the thrill. Feel alive…

The winner of 6 Tony Awards® 
including Best Musical!


Broadway’s Enduring Smash Hit

Experience the stunning artistry, the unforgettable music and the exhilarating choreography of this musical theater phenomenon—one of the most awe-inspiring productions ever brought to life on stage. A remarkable tale of hope and adventure, The Lion King has found its way into the hearts of millions. As The New York Times says, “There is simply nothing else like it.”

Winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Disney’s The Lion King showcases the talents of Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor, who reimagines the popular story using some of the theater’s most extraordinary stagecraft. 

The Music You Love

Elton John and Tim Rice bring you 18 original songs, including the songs that had long ago become favorites in many homes across the globe. The lively and inspiring “Hakuna Matata,” the charming “Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” and, of course, the iconic “The Circle of Life” are all featured in the show, along with many other incredible pieces. 

An Epic Adventure with a Powerful Message

The Lion King on Broadway tells the story of Simba, a young lion who must take on the responsibility of becoming king after his father, Mufasa, is killed. Along the way, he must overcome his own fears to defeat his enemies, including Simba’s evil uncle, Scar. 

The Lion King is an epic adventure that is perfect for the whole family. A touching show about family, friendship, and finding your place in the world. The Lion King is a fantastic chance for groups to experience theatre together and relish in the wonderment on stage and the circle of life we are all a part of.



Teacher Reviews

Lion King Review

Overall:
Rated 5.0 out of 5
Appropriate for Ages and Grades
Elementary School, Middle School, High School, University and Adult
Impressions:
Uplifting Spirit and Positive Message
Curricular tie-ins:
Art, Music, Literature and Social Emotional
Artistic excellence in the following areas:
Music, Dance, Acting, Writing, Stage Design and Special Effects
Could you see yourself doing this show at your school or local theatre?
no
Tell us in 50 words or less what your take on the show is from an educators perspective:

From an educational perspective, I would say that students can learn a great deal about the importance of choreography in combination with costume design and how these two factors work together to create a complex visual performance.

Tell us in 50 words or less what your students’ take on the show was:

From what many of the people I have spoken to have said, I have gathered that it is really important to ensure that students understand the overall plot of a play and to not get lost in the artistic interpretation.

Hannah Katz

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