Disney's The Lion King
Winner of six 1998 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Disney's The Lion King makes its D.C. premiere featuring direction and costumes by Julie Taymor and music by Elton John and Tim Rice.
- Jun. 26 - Aug. 24, 2008
- Multiple Venues
- 2 hrs. 45 min.
- $25.00 - $150.00
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Direction and costume design by Julie Taymor
Mask and puppet design by Julie Taymor and Michael Curry
Music and lyrics by Elton John and Tim Rice
Additional music and lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor, and Hans Zimmer
Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi
Choreography by Garth Fagan
First Time in D.C.!
Experience the phenomenon of Disney's The Lion King! Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by award-winning director Julie Taymor, whose visual images for this show you'll remember forever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands with choreography by Garth Fagan and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice's Oscar-winning song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" and "Circle of Life." Let your imagination run wild at this Tony Award–winning Broadway sensation, which leaps onto the Opera House stage in summer 2008!
"A major Broadway event… one of the most memorable, moving, and original theatrical extravaganzas in years"
--The New York Times
A limited number of tickets for certain performances may become available prior to the performance. Even if the Web site calendar displays SOLD OUT, please call the Box Office for last-minute availability at (202) 467-4600 or (800) 444-1324 or come in person.
- Julie Taymor, director
- Elton John, music, lyrics
- Tim Rice, music, lyrics