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The Lion King the Broadway Musical: Photos

Official Photos:
(CopyRight © 1997 Disney Theatrical)

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Click to enlarge. Scott Irby-Ranniar and John Vickery in costume as Young Simba and Scar.
Click to enlarge. Gina Breedlove in costume as Sarabi.
Click to enlarge. Jason Raize in costume as Simba.
Click to enlarge. Heather Headley in costume as Nala.
Click to enlarge. Tsidii Le Loka and Julie Taymor during an early workshop session of The Lion King.
Click to enlarge. Jason Raize and Heather Headley play Simba and Nala during the "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?" scene.
Click to enlarge. The cover of Julie Taymor's book on The Lion King: The Broadway Musical.
Click to enlarge. Inside cover of The Lion King: Pride Rock on Broadway. This is a scene from the opening "Circle of Life" number.


Behind the Scenes & Candids:
(Photos CopyRight © 1997-2000 Paul Summers; Content CopyRight © 1997 Disney Theatrical. These photos may not be reposted or altered without prior consent from the maintainer of this web site.)

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Click to enlarge. Jason Raize, who originated the role of Adult Simba.
Click to enlarge. Sam Wright, giving his tongue-in-cheek "Diva" pose.
Click to enlarge. Kajuana Shuford applies her "Nala" makeup.
Click to enlarge. Lebo M. and Chris Jackson fall victim to the elevator cam.
Click to enlarge. A Lion King family portrait.
Click to enlarge. Tom Alan Robbins gets some downtime with a book.
Click to enlarge. Wardrobe dude Keith with cast member Kevin Bailey.
Click to enlarge. Iresol Cardona, Tim hunter, and Gina Breedlove.
Click to enlarge. John Vickery and Tsidii Le Loka share a smile on Tony night.
Click to enlarge. Tom Alan Robbins poses with a makup artist and Pumbaa's ears.
Click to enlarge. Philip McAdoo, Sonya Leslie, and Peter Moore.
Click to enlarge. Tim Hunter and Aubrey Lynch.
Click to enlarge. Wardrobe dude Keith with crew dudette Liz and cast member Anthony Manough.
Click to enlarge. The famed 20-odd foot Elephant that continues to draw gasps from the audience.
Click to enlarge. The Cast of Lion King on Tony night. Actors & Julie Taymor.
Click to enlarge. Another image of the cast of Lion King on Tony night. Actors & Julie Taymor.
Click to enlarge. Exclusive image from the New Amsterdam Theatre. This piece of art decorates one of the walls.
Click to enlarge. Exclusive image from the New Amsterdam Theatre. This piece of art decorates one of the staircases.
Click to enlarge. Tim Hunter gets ready to perform.
Click to enlarge. Eugene Barry-Hill stretches while Sam McKelton smiles.
Click to enlarge. Costumes await the actors in the Ziegfeld room.
Click to enlarge. Philip McAdoo prepares to "Wildebeest" his way down the aisle.
Click to enlarge. A closeup view of one of the Hyena masks.
Click to enlarge. Kevin Cahoon and Stanley Wayne Mathis chill in their dressing room.
Click to enlarge. Stanley Wayne Mathis in full makeup.
Click to enlarge. A look at one of the Hyena masks, and some random stage wiring.
Click to enlarge. A huge billboard for Lion King near its new home at the Minskoff Theatre.
Click to enlarge. Just about all of the set pieces are hung within the stage wings. Here is a look at part of the Elephant Graveyard set.
Click to enlarge. The Hakuna bugs, and a (very) young Simba.
Click to enlarge. One of the Cadac J mixing boards that give King its amazing sound.
Click to enlarge. Cast members accept a Gypsy Award.
Click to enlarge. One of the stunning Cheetah costumes.
Click to enlarge. The main curtain at the New Amsterdam Theatre, as it hung for nearly a decade.
Click to enlarge. The "gazelle bike" used in several scenes.
Click to enlarge. The centerpiece of the "Mufasa's Ghost" scene.
Click to enlarge. Nala on a stick. Used during the "She's gonna eat me" scene.
Click to enlarge. Box seats at the amazing New Amsterdam.
Click to enlarge. A portrait of Jason Raize now hangs on the back stage wall.
Click to enlarge. Yes fans, it's an official New Amsterdam light fixture!
Click to enlarge. A look at the mezzanine and balcony levels of the New Amsterdam, as well as the lighting and effects booth.
Click to enlarge. One of the wonderfully restored murals above the stage of the New Amsterdam.
Click to enlarge. Orchestra seating at the New Amsterdam.
Click to enlarge. The face of the New Amsterdam, a few weeks before Lion King moved to its new home at the Minskoff.
Click to enlarge. The ceiling of the New Amsterdam.
Click to enlarge. The Orchestra pit.
Click to enlarge. Scar's "walking" and "fight" canes.
Click to enlarge. The stage of the NewAm in rehearsal mode.
Click to enlarge. Few people are lucky enough to see the stage from this side.
Click to enlarge. And the Tony for Best Musical goes to... us!
Click to enlarge. Some traveling company trucks. And golf balls. They get a little road happy out there.
Click to enlarge. Concept artwork of one of the grass costumes, drawn by Julie Taymor.
Click to enlarge. Concept artwork of one of the grass dancer costumes used during the "Under the Stars" scene. Drawn by Julie Taymor.
Click to enlarge. Early costume models for "Simba" and "Mufasa".
Click to enlarge. Costume design model of "Scar".
Click to enlarge. Concept drawing of one of the Hyenas, by Julie Taymor.
Click to enlarge. Concept drawing of the Scar costume, by Julie Taymor.
Click to enlarge. Closeup of the Mufasa costume model.
Click to enlarge. Closeup of the Simba costume model.
Click to enlarge. Costume model for one of the Hyenas.