Hakuna Matata with these Lion King Reads


After many years of success in other countries, Disney’s The Lion King (The World’s #1 Musical) finally debuted here in the Philippines! And it’s been incredibly well-received, with rave reviews and impressed audiences.

Whether you’ve already watched it, or are still hoping for some tickets, these three books will make you feel the love tonight.

The Lion King: 20 Years on Broadway and Around the World by Michael Lassell

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In celebration of its 20th anniversary on Broadway, this volume traces the origins of the show from the blockbuster animated film, feature stories from the creators and actors, and showcase never-before-published images both onstage and behind the scenes from the many productions around the world.

My Pride: Mastering Life’s Daily Performance by Alton Fitzgerald White

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Drawing on his own life and career, as well as the rich lore of The Lion King, Alton Fitzgerald White – Broadway’s longest running King Mufasa – delivers his message of service as a philosophy that anyone can get through each day with satisfaction, pride, and a sense of accomplishment.

The Lion King: Pride Rock on Broadway by Julie Taymor

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In 1998, the Lion King won six Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Direction of a Musical. This made Julie Taymor the first woman in theatrical history to receive that honor. In this updated and redesigned edition, Taymor has a chance to reflect on her 20-year journey with this beloved show. Featuring all of the original behind-the-scenes text and imagery photographed during the building of sets, rehearsals, and costume creation, Pride Rock on Broadway is an important volume for theater fans, Disney fans, and Taymor fans alike.

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