The marvel of the Disney Empire has never ceased to amaze audiences of every age and background, spanning across the world and touching the hearts of children and adults alike. Even within a large majority of adults today, the thrill and excitement of the movement that Disney brought about is still present in our hearts and minds and has a deep connection with almost everyone’s childhoods. The wondrous Walter Disney has created a legacy that no one could have predicted, one that has spanned longer than his lifetime but still managed to ensure that he is not forgotten for bring joy and amazement to the world. Despite the growing conspiracy theories around his life and death, this does nothing to mar the love of his productions over the years and the result of further adaptations of the most beloved of his works.
The Lion King has gone down in history as one of the most well-known and successful of all of Walt Disney’s creations, sharing a deep connection to what is sure to be every single child who grew up in the early 90’s and were blessed to experience it first-hand. The movie production only had a budget of around $45 million, but its exploits in the box office netter it almost $1 billion; a significant feat for any production. The host of famous celebrities providing their abilities to the animated movie also did much to help propel it towards stardom, but the continuing legacy it has built is even more astounding.
Several years later, in 1997, the first production of the Lion King Musical was performed in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the United States. This debut provided an instant success which saw the premier of the show at Broadway later that year. Not only did it provide a new spark and excitement to the much loved movie production but still managed to maintain the essence that was Disney and also the exhilaration and beauty of the original animated movie. Having toured all over the world to locations such as Japan, Germany, Australia, South Korea and Spain, this production is in high demand all over the world and is not set to finish any time soon.
Upcoming events are placed in the United Kingdom as a tour for 2012. The production has been going strong for over 10 years and is in serious doubt of ever showing signs of age or disinterest by the public. The persistence it has kept in ongoing with the Lion King tradition and devotion to the original has kept to promises of an enjoyable experience.
Regardless of your age, it is undeniable that The Lion King Musical is one of the best musicals that has ever blessed the world stage and tickets for the event are a must have for anyone who has ever had a childhood or those who wish to experience it all over again. Check out TicketCenter for all the hot tickets at all the hottest venues and get yours today. You won’t regret it!