Disney’s The Lion King musical is coming to Hong Kong. Amanda Kunene and Jordan Shaw play Nala and Simba in The Lion King musical. Photo: courtesy of Disney Theatrical Group

How The Lion King was brought to the stage and why the film and musical were unlikely successes

  • The Lion King musical has been seen by 100 million people since its premiere in 1997 and will be coming to Hong Kong in the winter after a season in Taipei
  • Cast and crew talk about the logistics of touring and the challenges of singing in costume
Topic |   Performing arts in Hong Kong
Disney’s The Lion King musical is coming to Hong Kong. Amanda Kunene and Jordan Shaw play Nala and Simba in The Lion King musical. Photo: courtesy of Disney Theatrical Group
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