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Disney’s THE LION KING will return to the Fabulous Fox Theater in June

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by Disney The Lion KingSt. Louis’ most anticipated stage production of all time, will take to the stage at the Fabulous Fox Theater from Wednesday, June 1 through Sunday, June 19.

Manufacturing characteristics Spencer Plachy like “Scar”, Gerald Ramsey like “Mufasa”, Gugwana Dlamini as “Rafiki”, Nick Cordileone like “Timon”, Jurgen Hooper like “Zazu”, John E. Brady as “Pumbaa,” Darian Sander like “Simba”, Kayla figures as “Nala,” VanDyke Forest like “Banzai”, Martina Sykes like “Shenzi” and Robbie Swift like “Ed.”

The role of “Young Simba” is alternated between Jaylen Lyndon Hunter and Jordan Pendleton and the role ofYoung Nalais alternated between Scarlett London Diviney and Farrah Wilson.

Rounding out the cast are Derek Adams, Kayla Rose Amiable, William John AustinIman Yana, Isaiah BaileySamantha Lauren Barriento, Eric Bean, Jr., TyNia Rene Brandon, Layla Brent, Christin Byrdsong, Sasha Caicedo, Thembelihle Cele, Adrian Chu, Church of Leroy, Daniela Cobb, Lyrical DanaeMarquess Floyd, Tony Freeman, Mukelisiwe GobaMarchioness Hitchcock, Jane King, Gabisile Manana, Christopher L. McKenzieJr., Justin Mensah, Nhlanhla Ndlovu, Aaron Nelson, Sihle NgemaJeremy Noel, Sicelo Ntshangase, Sayiga Eugene Peabody, Christopher Sams, T.Shyvonne Stewart, Jennifer Theriot, Courtney Thomas, white diamond essence and Sherman Wood.

In Saint Louis, The Lion King will play Tuesday to Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (there will be no evening performance on Sunday, June 19). There will also be a matinee at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 2 and Thursday, June 16. Premium ticket packages, which include prime seating, a souvenir program and an exclusive cinch bag, are also available.

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North American tours of The Lion King were seen by more than 20 million viewers. Having already played in over 90 cities across North America, The Lion King now proudly returns to St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.

After 24 landmark years on Broadway, The Lion King continues its rise as one of the most popular musicals in the world. Since its premiere on November 13, 1997, 25 worldwide productions have been seen by nearly 110 million people. Produced by Disney theatrical productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher), The Lion King made theater history with six productions worldwide lasting 15 years or more, including four that lasted 20 years or more.

Performed over its lifetime in nine different languages ​​(English, Japanese, German, Korean, French, Dutch, Spanish, Mandarin and Portuguese), productions by The Lion King can currently be seen on Broadway; the West End of London; Paris; Hamburg; Tokyo; Madrid; touring across North America, Japan and the UK & Ireland, with a separate production touring internationally, for a total of ten productions running simultaneously around the world. Having played in over 100 cities in 21 countries on every continent except Antarctica, The Lion KingThe worldwide grossing of exceeds that of any movie, Broadway show or other entertainment title in box office history.

The Lion King won six Tony Awards® in 1998: Best Musical, Best Scenic Design (Richard Hudson), Best Costume Design (Julie Taylor), Better Lighting Design (Donald Holder), Best Choreography (Garth Fagan) and Best Direction of a Musical. The Lion King also won more than 70 major arts awards, including the 1998 NY Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, the 1999 Grammy® for Best Musical Performance Album, the 1999 Evening Standard Award for Theatrical Event of the Year and the 1999 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Choreography and Best Costume Design.

Director of the show, costume designer and co-creator of masks Julie Taylor continues to play a vital role in the show’s continued success. The first woman to win a Tony Award for directing a musical, Taymor oversees new productions of the show around the world.

The Broadway Score Presents Elton John and Tim Ricethe songs of The Lion King animated film accompanied by three new songs by John and Rice; additional musical material by South African Lebo M, Marc Mancina, Jay Rifkins, Julie Taylor and Hans Zimmer; and music from “Rhythm of the Pride Lands”, an album based on the original film score, written by Lebo M, Marc Mancina and Hans Zimmer. The sound resulting from The Lion King is a fusion of Western popular music and the distinctive sounds and rhythms of Africa, ranging from the Academy Award-winning song “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” set to rich choral numbers by Lebo M.

Elton JohnLebo M, and Hans Zimmer all collaborated on the 2019 version of the film, executive produced by Julie Taylor and Thomas Schumacherwhich enjoys extraordinary worldwide success.

The book was adapted by Roger Gowho co-directed the animation The Lion King function, and Irene Mecchi, who co-wrote the screenplay for the film. Other members of the creative team include: Michael Currywho designed the masks and puppets with Taymor, Steve CanyonKennedy (sound design), Michael Ward (hair and makeup), Anthony Lyn (Associate Director), Marey Griffith (associate choreographer), Clement Ishmael (music supervisor), Doc Zorthian (production supervisor) and Binder Casting/Mark BrandonCSA (casting). Anne Quart serves as co-producer.