The Lion King

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The Lion King debuted July 8, 1997, at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, and was an instant success before premiering at the New Amsterdam Theatre on November 13, 1997. It is Broadway’s highest grossing production of all time, having grossed more than $1 billion. The show won six 1998 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Direction of a Musical, making Julie Taymor the first woman in theatrical history bestowed with the honor. The Lion King has also earned more than 70 major arts awards. The Lion King continues to roar on Broadway and to perform to packed houses all around the USA and the world. In celebration of its 20th anniversary on Broadway, this volume will feature trace the origins of the show from the blockbuster animated film, feature stories from the creators and actors, and showcase never-before-published images both onstage and behind the scenes from the many productions around the world. The Lion King is Broadway’s highest earning production of all time, having grossed more than $1 billion. The show won six 1998 Tony Awards including Best Musical. The Lion King continues to roar on Broadway and to perform to packed houses all around the USA and the world.

  • Released

    November 7th, 2017
  • Pages

    224
  • ISBN

    14847737649781484773765