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[26 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘The Lion King’ Stage Musical Has Earned More Than $6 Billion Worldwide

After touring the world’s stages for the past 17 years, The Lion King stage musical has grossed more than $6.2 billion.
This milestone makes the musical the most successful stage production in history, taking that title from The Phantom of the Opera which has earned $6 billion worldwide.
More than 75 million people have seen the stage production of The Lion King during one of its 22 productions around the world. Some of the current locations where the show can be seen include London, Tokyo, Hamburg, Las Vegas, and of course New …

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[17 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
First Ever Production of ‘The Lion King’ in Mandarin to be Performed at Shanghai Disney

The live-action musical production of Disney’s The Lion King will be performed for the first time ever in Mandarin at the Shanghai Disney Resort.
This is the same musical that has been seen by fans on Broadway and productions around the world.
The performance is in partnership with Disney Theatrical Productions and will be the world’s first production in Mandarin.
The Lion King at Shanghai Disney will be performed in a new 1,200-seat Broadway-style theater that is located in the dining, retail, and entertainment area next to Shanghai Disneyland.
“It is especially exciting for …

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[6 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘The Lion King’ to Be Performed in Spanish for the First Time

Head to Madrid this fall if you’d like to be among the first to see “El Rey Leon” – “The Lion King” in Spanish – as the show is set to debut in the Spain’s capital this October.
Previously translated into Japanese, German, Korean, French, Dutch, and Mandarin, the Madrid performance will mark the first time the show is performed in Spanish, and will be the largest stage musical ever presented in Spain.
Since its premiere on Broadway in 1997, “The Lion King” has been seen by more than 54 million people globally, …

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[1 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Broadway’s ‘The Lion King’ Shatters Its Own Record Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Once again, Disney’s “The Lion King” reigns at Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre. 
Over the Thanksgiving Holiday week, the long-running production shattered the Minskoff’s previous box office record by earning $1,870,145 during the eight sold out performances held during Thanksgiving week, November 22-28.  That record significantly tops the previous one, also held by The Lion King, which was set for the week ending January 3, 2010, by more than $130,000.
And the beloved production shows no signs of slowing down.  Now in its fourteenth season on Broadway, The Lion King had its highest-grossing fiscal …

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[2 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Lion King Run Extended to December 2011 in Las Vegas

Looks like Simba and Friends will be entertaining the crowds in Las Vegas for a while longer.  The Las Vegas run of the Disney’s Broadway hit The Lion King has been extended by 14 months.  Close date for the show is now set for December 30, 2011.
The show, which debuted at Mandalay Bay Theatre in May 2009, will have played for a record 31 months, with well over 1,000 performances at the end of its run.  This marks the longest run of the show in any American city, with the …