Lion King At The Hollywood Bowl Live Concert With Special Set To Debut On Disney+


Lion King At The Hollywood Bowl Live Concert With Special Set To Debut On Disney+

North West, Heather Headley and Lebo M join All-Star Cast for “The Lion King at the Hollywood Bowl” Live Concert with Special to Debut on Disney+!

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North West will make her Hollywood Bowl debut alongside Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway star Heather Headley and Grammy Award winner, Tony nominee, and the iconic voice of The Lion King, Lebo M. The trio joins previously announced cast members for the “Disney’s The Lion King 30th Anniversary – A Live-to-Film Concert Event” scheduled for taping on May 24th and 25th at the Hollywood Bowl.

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The concert will feature beloved stars from the Lion King franchise, including Billy Eichner, Bradley Gibson, Ernie Sabella, Jason Weaver, Jeremy Irons, Nathan Lane, and Jennifer Hudson. Emmy-winning Disney Branded Television and Fulwell 73 Productions will capture the magic for a Disney+ special, “The Lion King at the Hollywood Bowl,” marking the second music concert installment in their franchise series.

Lion King At The Hollywood Bowl Live Concert With Special Set To Debut On Disney+

This special event celebrates the 30-year legacy of The Lion King, encompassing the original 1994 animated film, the Tony Award-winning 1998 Broadway musical, and the 2019 live-action remake.

Fans will be transported to the Pride Lands as a full orchestra performs Hans Zimmer’s Oscar-winning score conducted by Sarah Hicks. Original cast members will bring beloved songs by Sir Elton John and Sir Tim Rice to life, including “Can You Feel The Love Tonight,” “Circle Of Life,” “Be Prepared,” and “Hakuna Matata.” Performers include Oscar winners Jeremy Irons (Scar) and Nathan Lane (Timon) from the 1994 film, alongside Billy Eichner (Timon, 2019), Ernie Sabella (Pumbaa), and Jason Weaver (Young Simba).


Special guests include Broadway stars Bradley Gibson (Simba) and Heather Headley (Nala), along with EGOT winner Jennifer Hudson. The concert will also feature select numbers from the Broadway production, showcasing its award-winning costumes, set design, and innovative puppetry for the first time at the Hollywood Bowl.

Since its debut in 1994, The Lion King has captivated audiences worldwide. The story continues to entertain through record-breaking stage musicals, animated series and sequels, theme park shows, and the upcoming December 2024 theatrical release of “Mufasa: The Lion King,” directed by Barry Jenkins. Stay tuned for this very special program debuting on Disney+ soon!

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