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Theater Gone Wrong: The Lion King's Hyenas Laugh About One Acrobatic Onstage Mishap

James Brown-Orleans might have missed his true ''Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark'' calling. logo

As longtime hyenas in The Lion King on Broadway, James Brown-Orleans (Banzai), Bonita J. Hamilton (Shenzi), and Enrique Segura (Ed) have seen a thing or two on the African plain. But one of the events the trio remembers most clearly involved a rogue set piece and an amazing acrobatic recovery on the part of James Brown-Orleans.