THE LION KING
Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to ASU Gammage!
More than 85 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage.
Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice.
There is simply nothing else like THE LION KING.
The incredible stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning Disney film, THE LION KING is the story of a young lion cub prince Simba and follows his path as his father’s life is taken from him and Simba flees to escape the unthinkable tragedy he feels responsible for. Simba’s journey into an elephant graveyard and the death of his father can be as unsettling to young viewers as they were in the original film. Young theater-goers who can handle the movie, will love to see it live.