This Fall, Disney’s Award winning and long running smash hit The Lion King – Musical will be celebrating it’s 20th roaring year on Broadway.
To celebrate, join the show’s Tony winning director and creative genius Julie Taymor alongTony nominee and veteran cast member Christopher Jackson as they sit down and talk about the memories and the journey for the show’s road from screen to the stage. This Q&A event will be at the 92nd Street Y on October 29th, 2017 at 7pm.
FUN FACT: Christopher Jackson (known as the original “Benny” from In The Heights and “George Washington” in Hamilton: An American Musical) made his Broadway Debut in THE LION KING. He was in the Ensemble of the original Broadway cast and understudied the late Jason Raize in the lead role of “Adult Simba”. When Raize departed to work on a solo career, Jackson took over the role fulltime.
The stage adaptation of THE LION KING is currently the 3rd Longest Running Show in Broadway History and continues to play to sold out and packed houses 8 times a week at the Minskoff Theatre.
Who is excited about THE LION KING’s huge 20th Anniversary milestone?!
Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor celebrates 20 years of The Lion King on Broadway at this special event.
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