Alton Fitzgerald White, Thom Christopher Warren, Chaunteé  Schuler, Joel Karie, and Tshidi Manye
(Courtesy of Disney Theatrical Productions)
Alton Fitzgerald White, Thom Christopher Warren, Chaunteé Schuler, Joel Karie, and Tshidi Manye
(Courtesy of Disney Theatrical Productions)

The Disney musical The Lion King celebrated its 14 years on Broadway on Sunday, November 13at the Minskoff Theatre.

Based on the 1994 Disney animated film, the stage musical features Elton John and Tim Rice's music from the film along with three new songs by John and Rice; additional musical material by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Taymor and Hans Zimmer; and music from "Rhythm of the Pride Lands," an album inspired by the original music in the film, written by Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Hans Zimmer. The Lion King won six 1998 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

The current Broadway cast features Gareth Saxe as Scar, Alton Fitzgerald White as Mufasa, Tshidi Manye as Rafiki, Jeff Binder as Zazu, Ben Jeffrey as Pumbaa, Fred Berman as Timon, Adam Jacobs as Simba, Chaunteé Schuler as Nala, James Brown-Orleans as Banzai, Bonita J. Hamilton as Shenzi, and Enrique Segura as Ed. The role of Young Simba is alternated between Judah Bellamy and Aubrey Omari Joseph, while the role of Young Nala is alternated between Khail Toi Bryant and Imani Dia Smith. At the Sunday performance, the role of Scar was performed by Thom Christopher Warren, while Simba was played by Joel Karie.

For tickets and more information, click here.


The company of Broadway's The Lion King
(Courtesy of Disney Theatrical Productions)
The company of Broadway's The Lion King
(Courtesy of Disney Theatrical Productions)

The Disney musical The Lion King celebrated its 14 years on Broadway on Sunday, November 13at the Minskoff Theatre.

Based on the 1994 Disney animated film, the stage musical features Elton John and Tim Rice's music from the film along with three new songs by John and Rice; additional musical material by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Taymor and Hans Zimmer; and music from "Rhythm of the Pride Lands," an album inspired by the original music in the film, written by Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Hans Zimmer. The Lion King won six 1998 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

The current Broadway cast features Gareth Saxe as Scar, Alton Fitzgerald White as Mufasa, Tshidi Manye as Rafiki, Jeff Binder as Zazu, Ben Jeffrey as Pumbaa, Fred Berman as Timon, Adam Jacobs as Simba, Chaunteé Schuler as Nala, James Brown-Orleans as Banzai, Bonita J. Hamilton as Shenzi, and Enrique Segura as Ed. The role of Young Simba is alternated between Judah Bellamy and Aubrey Omari Joseph, while the role of Young Nala is alternated between Khail Toi Bryant and Imani Dia Smith. At the Sunday performance, the role of Scar was performed by Thom Christopher Warren, while Simba was played by Joel Karie.

For tickets and more information, click here.