How The Lion King was brought to the stage and why the film and musical were unlikely successes

//How The Lion King was brought to the stage and why the film and musical were unlikely successes

How The Lion King was brought to the stage and why the film and musical were unlikely successes

Elton John’s The Lion King musical opens in Taipei this month and in Hong Kong in December. Based on the 1994 animated Disney film of the same name, The Lion King tells the story of the lion prince Simba who, with the help of his friends Nala, Timon and Pumbaa, has to regain control of his kingdom from his evil uncle Scar after the death of his father, Mufasa. A live-action reboot by director John Favreau will be released this month.The musical premiered on Broadway in New York in 1997, and has…

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