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13/11/1997 "The Lion King" opens on Broadway

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THE LION KING(1997 Original Broadway Cast) - Trailer

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THE LION KING '97

The Lion King is a musical based on the 1994 Disney animated feature film of the same name with music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice along with the musical score created by Hans Zimmer with choral arrangements by Lebo M. It is Broadway's third longest-running show in history, and has grossed more than $1 billion, making it the highest grossing Broadway production of all time.
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