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THERE IS SIMPLY
NOTHING ELSE LIKE IT
A PERFECT MARRIAGE OF ENTERTAINMENT AND ART.
There are 6 indigenous African languages
sung and spoken throughout the show:
Swahili, Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho, Tswana, Congolese
THE MOST EXCITING, MOST INVENTIVE, MOST MOVING THEATER THAT HAS EVER COME TO BROADWAY.
The tallest animals in the show are the exotic giraffes in the song “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King.”
There are more than 232 puppets in the show, including rod, shadow and full-sized puppets.
It took 37,000 hours to build the puppets and masks.
Scar’s mask weighs 9 ounces and Mufasa’s mask weighs 11 ounces. Each mask is roughly the weight of one banana.