Lion King


A lion named Simba was born.Later Simba is told by his father,he will become king.His uncle Scar was filled with rage! His plot was to kill Simba! Simba fleas and plans to never come back. Scar becomes king and Simba comes back to take his place.


  • The Lion King opened on broadway in 1997 ( Nov. 13, 1997 to be exact ).
  • Its preview began on Oct. 15, 1997.
  • It is the fifth longest running show in broadway history, with 6,621.
  • The music for the production, and the Disney movie, was done by Elton John.
  • The show was debuted not even on broadway, it was in Minneapolis, MN in the Orpheum Theatre in July 1997.

Characters and songs


  • Jason Raize-Simba
  • Patrick R. Brown-Scar

  • Hakuna Matata
  • One by One


  • 1998 Tony best musical
  • 1998 Tony best scene design

Interesting Facts

  • Lion King has been seen by more then 54 million people in 14 different countries on 5 continents.
  • The Lion King is the longest running musical on broadway.
  • Lion King is one of the five productions in theatre history to play for 10 years or more.