The Disney musical based on the animated film of the same name that uses puppetry in amazing new ways.
Scar, in an attempt to claim the crown, kills the current king and attempts to have Pride Rock's heir, Simba, killed. But Simba survives and lives a life of no worries with Timon and Pumbaa in the jungle, until his intended, Nala, finds him and persuades him to return to claim his rightful crown from his tyrannical uncle.
PREVIEWS: Oct 15, 1997
OPENING: Nov 13, 1997
2 hours and 30 minutes (1 Intermission)
NOTE: Most shows have special holiday dates and times. Check the official website for more information.
Best Scenic Design
Best Costume Design
Best Lighting Design
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Musical Score
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Samuel E. Wright
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Tsidii Le Loka
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Tsidii Le Loka
Outstanding Direction of a Musical
Outstanding Set Design of a Musical
Outstanding Costume Design
Outstanding Lighting Design
Outstanding Sound Design
Outstanding Puppet Design
Outstanding New Musical
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Max Casella
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Geoff Hoyle