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07/06/1998 The Lion King wins Best Musical

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The Lion King Wins Best New Musical At The 1998 Tony Awards

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The 52nd Annual Tony Awards commerical (1998)

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The Circle of Life Broadway 1998 Tonys

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The Lion King on Broadway 1998 Tony Awards preview clips

Over 95 million people worldwide have seen the musical and it has earned numerous awards and honors, including six Tony Awards, one for Best Musical and Best Direction of a Musical, making director Julie Taymor the first woman to earn such an honor.
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    • The ceremony