Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its premiere at the Van Wezel in March 2019!
More than 95 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage.
Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice.
There is simply nothing else like THE LION KING.
For theatregoers who are Deaf and use American Sign Language as their primary means of communication, we designate a performance to provide a team of experienced theatre interpreters who stand to the side and translate what the actors are saying or singing into American Sign Language (ASL). The ASL-interpreted performance of THE LION KING will be Saturday, March 23, at 2pm. To purchase, please contact our Box Office: email@example.com | 941-953-3368 | 777 N. Tamiami Trail
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