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Experience the circle of life as Disney’s beloved film comes to eye-popping life onstage.

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Watch The Lion King's Makeup Artist Transform Houston News Anchor Ron Trevino Into Scar

Watch The Lion King's Makeup Artist Transform Houston News Anchor Ron Trevino Into Scar

What's it like to get in character for The Lion King? KHOU News anchor Ron Trevino found out firsthand when he went backstage at Houston's Hobby Center, where Disney's Tony Award-winning musical is running through August 12, to get a Pridelands makeover from makeup artist Jennifer Ivey. Watch the video below to see Trevino transform into the ...

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Postcards from Houston! The Lion King Tour’s Mark David Kaplan Shares Photos of His Lone Star State Adventures

Postcards from Houston! The Lion King Tour’s Mark David Kaplan Shares Photos of His Lone Star State Adventures
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The Lion King has stampeded into Houston for a five-week run, through August 12. When the cast members aren’t taking their place in the Circle of Life at Sarofim Hall at the Hobby Center eight times a week, they’re off exploring what the city has to offer. Mark David Kaplan, who plays Zazu in the national tour of ...

The King Returns! The Lion King Opens in Houston

The King Returns! The Lion King Opens in Houston

It’s time to take your place in the circle of life. The national tour of The Lion King opens in Houston on July 10. The Disney musical will play Sarofim Hall at the Hobby Centerthrough August 12.

A lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning animated film, The Lion King is the story of Simba, a young lion prince ...

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Listen to the Sounds of the Pridelands! How Elton John Made The Lion King Sing

Listen to the Sounds of the Pridelands! How Elton John Made The Lion King Sing

When The Lion King arrives in Houston from July 10 through August 12, audiences won’t just hear the beloved songs from the animated film, but additional music written for the stage show. In this video, director Julie Taymor and producer Thomas Schumacher explain how the themes and elements of the movie contributed to the music of the Broadway hit ...

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The Lion King’s Jelani Remy Remains Royal on the Road by Burning the Funk Away

The Lion King’s Jelani Remy Remains Royal on the Road by Burning the Funk Away

The touring life ain’t easy, but we polled the pros for their tips on surviving the ultimate road trip: a national tour.These actors have mastered the art of the bus-and-truck lifestyle. This edition of Road Rules features Jelani Remy who plays Simba, the prodigal son of The Lion King on tour. Remy filled out our questionnaire and shared ...

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Find Out How The Lion KIng's Nick Cordileone 'Hijacked' His Way into Pride Rock

Find Out How The Lion KIng's Nick Cordileone 'Hijacked' His Way into Pride Rock

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Nick Cordileone plays Timon, Simba’s feisty meerkat ally in the national tour of The Lion King. In addition to appearing off-Broadway in The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd, Cordileone claims to be no victim of typecasting, having also played such eclectic roles as Candida, Alice Sycamore, the females of The 39 Steps and Grandpa Ben in Broadway ...

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Star J. Anthony Crane on Allowing His ‘Animal Nature’ to Take Over in The Lion King Tour

Star J. Anthony Crane on Allowing His ‘Animal Nature’ to Take Over in The Lion King Tour

The elaborate costumes used in The Lion King and the ornate masks worn by some of the actors are part of what has made the show a stage phenomenon since its Broadway debut almost 15 years ago. The national tour will roar into Houston from July 10 through August 12, and J. Anthony Crane will be prowling the stage as ...

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Watch It: Director Julie Taymor Dissects the ‘Prodigal Son Story’ of The Lion King

Watch It: Director Julie Taymor Dissects the ‘Prodigal Son Story’ of The Lion King

With the gigantic success of the 1994 animated film and the long-running hit Broadway musical, the story of The Lion King is cherished by audiences all over the world. But did you know that the tale of Simba’s journey to become king of the Pridelands is steeped in literary tradition? In this video, director Julie Taymor talks about the ...

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Watch Director Julie Taymor Discuss How The Lion King Roared from Screen to Stage

Watch Director Julie Taymor Discuss How The Lion King Roared from Screen to Stage

The Lion King has been roaring on Broadway for almost 15 years and is still going strong. In anticipation of the national tour arriving in Houston on July 10 at Sarofim Hall at the Hobby Center through August 12, find out how the Disney phenomenon transformed from animated hit movie to musical theater magic. In the video below, Tony-winning director ...

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Hakuna Matata! Tickets Now on Sale for The Lion King in Houston

Hakuna Matata! Tickets Now on Sale for The Lion King in Houston

Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of The Lion King in Houston. The Disney musical will open on July 10 at Sarofim Hall at the Hobby Center and close on August 12.

A lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning animated film, The Lion King is the story of Simba, a young lion prince born into the ...

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