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Cast Members of Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, and Tarzan to Perform at J&R

Jenn Gambatese and Josh Strickland(Photo © Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Jenn Gambatese and Josh Strickland
(Photo © Joseph Marzullo/Retna)

Cast members of Disney’s Broadway musicals Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, and Tarzan will perform songs from their respective shows at J&R Music and Computer World (Park Row at City Hall Park) on Tuesday, July 25, from 5pm to 6pm.

Jeanne Lehman (Mrs. Potts) will sing the title song from Beauty and the Beast, by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. Josh Tower (Simba) and Tshidi Manye (Rafiki) will sing “Endless Night” and “He Lives In You” from The Lion King, which has a score by Elton John and Tim Rice. Josh Strickland (Tarzan), Jenn Gambatese (Jane), Merle Dandridge (Kala), Chester Gregory II (Terk), and the ensemble of Tarzan will perform “You’ll Be in My Heart,” “For the First Time,” “Who Better than Me,” and “Trashin’ the Camp” from that show’s score, by Academy Award winner Phil Collins.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 212-238-9000 or visit the website

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