The Lion King
The Lion King is a musical based on the 1994 Disney animated film of the same name. The show tells the story of Simba, a young lion who is heir to the throne of the Pride Lands but must overcome tragedy and adversity to take his rightful place as king. The Lion King features music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice, and a book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi, and uses colorful costumes, puppetry, and elaborate sets to bring the story and the characters to life. The show has been a massive hit on Broadway, playing to sold-out audiences for over two decades.