This year is the twentieth anniversary of the debut of Disney’s Broadway musical, The Lion King. The show is significant for its use of puppetry, movement, and beautiful costumes designed by visionary director Julie Taymor. To celebrate the occasion on November 5, the show’s composer, Elton John, treated the audience to a curtain-call performance. That sort of fanfare makes sense for a show that holds an all-time earnings record for Broadway: $7.9 billion in worldwide box-office receipts.
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