The Lion King is an award-winning musical and an artistic balance of art and entertainment. Based on the animated Disney film of the same name, the stage adaptation features music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice. Six indigenous African languages are spoken throughout the production, and the extraordinary costumes are well beyond any expectations. Originally debuted on Broadway in 1997, the production became the top-earning title for both stage and film in September of 2014. The Tony Award-winning ‘Best Musical’ is an emotional, heartfelt and inspirational story that is has become an international favorite.