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Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 15th Anniversary - Go Inside the Rehearsal!

Broadway's landmark musical event The Lion King celebrated its 15th Anniversary Sunday evening with a one-night only celebratory performance benefitting The Actors Fund. Virtually the entire creative team, who collectively won six Tony® Awards for their work on the show, reunited for the sold out performance. Check out photos below!

As it enters its 16th year, The Lion King is in a position unprecedented in the history of Broadway.  Already the highest-grossing and fifth longest-running show in Broadway history, the show is routinely the #1 Broadway show in a given week, a feat previously unimaginable for a show at this stage in its life.  As it celebrates 15 years, the show, far from slowing, has actually strengthened recently; to take but one representative bit of data, 25,000 more tickets were sold in its 15th year than in the 14th and 50,000 more tickets were sold than in the 10th.
 
Photo Credit: Lorenzo Bevilaqua/the Disney ABC Television Group

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 15th Anniversary - Go Inside the Rehearsal!

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 15th Anniversary - Go Inside the Rehearsal!
THE LION KING's creative team

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 15th Anniversary - Go Inside the Rehearsal!
Rafikis from around the world and Julie Taymor

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 15th Anniversary - Go Inside the Rehearsal!
Rafikis

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 15th Anniversary - Go Inside the Rehearsal!
Julie Taymor and The Lion King cast

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 15th Anniversary - Go Inside the Rehearsal!
Julie Taymor and Lebo M

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 15th Anniversary - Go Inside the Rehearsal!
Julie Taymor and The Lion King cast

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 15th Anniversary - Go Inside the Rehearsal!
Julie Taymor and The Lion King cast

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 15th Anniversary - Go Inside the Rehearsal!

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