The Serengeti comes to life in Disney’s The Lion King at The Hobby Center

Pride Rock takes the stage where giraffes strut, birds soar and gazelles leap

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The Circle of Life is real in Disney’s The Lion King coming to Broadway at the Hobby Center from June 27-July 23, 2017.          

It’s a show that has entertained 90 million plus audience members, received 70 major theatre awards internationally, performed 24 global productions around the world and holds the record as the 3rd longest running Broadway show.

It’s as authentic as possible showcasing the indigenous African languages sung and spoken throughout the show including Swahili, Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho, Tswana and Congolese.

It’s not just the fantasical costumes that awe audiences. Unforgettable music and theatrical storytelling make The Lion King one of Broadway’s spectacular hits.

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, based on the 1994 Disney animated film by the same name, 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.

Special performances to be held on these dates:

Open Captioned Performance: Saturday, Jul 8 2pm & Friday, Jul 21 8pm

Audio Described Performance: Sunday, Jul 9 1pm & Sunday, Jul16 1pm (Touch Tour)

ASLI Performance: Sunday, Jul 9 6:30pm                                                                    

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photos courtesy of The Lion King production