Broadway 25th Anniversary Performance The Lion King For the benefit of the Entertainment Community Fund
Select ticket proceeds for hit Broadway musicals go to charity.
A select number of tickets to Broadway’s 25th anniversary performance The Lion King Benefits the Entertainment Community Fund (formerly the Actors Fund). This organization supports the needs of those working in the entertainment and performing arts industries. The Lion King‘s 25th anniversary performance will take place at the Minskoff Theater on November 13th.
“We are honored to celebrate our 25th anniversary. The Lion King On Broadway with everyone at the Minskoff Theater and the Disney Theater,” said Joe Benincasa, president and CEO of the Entertainment Community Fund. “Since its inception in 1997, they have always been incredible supporters of the Foundation and the work we do to care for our community. I can’t wait!”
The Tony Award-winning musical officially opened at the New Amsterdam Theater on November 13, 1997 before moving to the Minskoff Theater in June 2006. It is still performed there today. During the show he had 28 touring and international productions, watched by 110 million people. Today, 115,000 people enjoy the show every week in his nine productions on three continents.
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Director, costume designer and mask co-designer Julie Taymor was the first woman to win a Tony Award for Best Director of a Musical, and continues to be actively involved in the show, launching new productions and launching new productions on Broadway’s flagship. I keep my work. Composer Lebo M and Tony Award-winning choreographer Garth Fagan each hold their own record. The Lion King With more than 9,700 main stem performances, they are the longest-running black composers and choreographers in Broadway history.
Many of the artists and artisans who launched the show remain an integral part of the show. Lindiwe Dlamini has been in the musical since its first Broadway previews in Minneapolis in the summer of 1997. Seven musicians have been in the orchestra’s pit since its opening on Broadway, including Karl Jurman, who has been its musical director since 2005. Members continue to work on and off stage.
Produced by Disney Theater Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher) The Lion King Musicals have outperformed movies, Broadway shows and other entertainment titles at the box office.
The Lion King At the 1998 Tony Awards, it won Best Musical, Best Landscape Design (Richard Hudson), Best Costume Design (Julie Taymor), Best Lighting Design (Donald Holder), Best Choreography (Garth Fagan), and Best Direction of a Musical. Awarded 6 categories. This international hit musical has been nominated for Best Musical at the 1998 NY Drama Critics Circle Awards, Best Musical Show Album at the 1999 Grammy Awards, Theater Event of the Year at the 1999 Evening Standard Awards, and 1999 Winner of Best Choreography and Best Costume Design at the Laurence Olivier Awards.
The Broadway score includes songs by Elton John and Tim Rice. The Lion King Animated film, along with three new songs by the pair. There is also additional musical material by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor and Hans Zimmer. It also influenced the next album. Rhythm of pride land, Written by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, and Hans Zimmer.
The book was adapted by Roger Allers, who co-directed the animation. The Lion King Feature, and Irene Mekki, who co-wrote the screenplay for the film.
The Broadway cast currently includes Stephen Carlile as Scar, L. Stephen Taylor as Mufasa, Tsdidi Maniye as Rafiki, Cameron Pow as Zazu, Ben Jeffrey as Pumbaa, Fred Berman as Timon and Brandon A. as Simba. McCall, led by Pearl Kwezi as Nala. , James Brown Orleans, Bonita J. Hamilton, and Rob Sapp as the hyenas Bonzai, Shenzi, and Ed, respectively. Mariama Diop and Evie Winter Lee alternate as young Nala, while Donovan Lewis Bazemore and Jayden Theophile alternate as young Simba.
Other members of the creative team include Michael Curry (who designed the masks and puppets with Taymor), sound designer Steve Canyon Kennedy, hair and make-up designer Michael Ward, associate director John Stephanieuk, associate choreographer Marie Griffiths, Music supervisor Clement Ishmael is included. , and production director Doc Zorthian. Ann Quart will serve as co-producer.
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