Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Photos & Video: THE LION KING Composer Lebo M Honored by The Consulate General of South Africa

The South African Consulate premiered a special exhibit celebrating The Lion King’s 25th anniversary. It runs through January 11th, 2023.

On Monday, November 14th, the Consulate General of South Africa honored The Lion King's South African composer, Lebo M. South African cast members of The Lion King surprised Lebo M with an impromptu performance.

See photos and video below!

The South African Consulate premiered a special exhibit celebrating The Lion King's 25th anniversary. The exhibit is open to the public, and runs through January 11th, 2023.

Photo credit: Rebecca J Michelson

The Lion King
The Lion King Exhibit at the South African Consulat

The Lion King
Lebo M Joins the Surprise Performance by 'The Lion King' Cast Members and other South African Performers

The Lion King
Lebo M and Motumisi Tawana

The Lion King
Thomas Schumacher, Lebo M and Motumisi Tawana

The Lion King
Lebo M, The Lion King Cast Members and other South African Performers




BroadwayWorld Shop
Shop BroadwayWorld

Shop this season's new musicals! Get dressed up for a night at the theatre, or just a night at home, with merch from some of Broadway's biggest hits including SOME LIKE IT HOT, KIMBERLY AKIMBO, and more!

Start Shopping



Related Stories
THE LION KING Sets New Record For Highest-Grossing Week Photo
The Lion King has set a new record for the highest-grossing week in Broadway history with his holiday week gross of $4,315,264. The production played to 99% capacity in the week ending on January 1, 2023.

Video: THE LION KING Performs Spanish-Language Can You Feel the Love Tonight? Photo
The Lion King's 25th Anniversary on Broadway continues its celebration, globally with this all-new video of 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' performed in Spanish, featuring Pearl Khwezi, who stars as Nala in the Broadway production, and Agustín Argüello, who stars as Simba in the Madrid production. 

VIDEO: THE LION KING Fans Get Special Broadway Surprise Photo
Three generations of one family sat down to discuss the influence that the Lion King has had on them in a new Good Morning America segment. After they discussed their mutual love of the show, they were greeted by Broadway's Mufasa, L. Steven Taylor, who surprised them tickets to the show that night. Watch the new video now!


From This Author - BroadwayWorld TV


Video: Watch the Trailer for Audible Theater's LUCY, Now Beginning Previews TomorrowVideo: Watch the Trailer for Audible Theater's LUCY, Now Beginning Previews Tomorrow
January 27, 2023

Get a first look at the trailer for Audible Theater’s world premiere of Lucy, now beginning preview performances Saturday, January 28, at the Minetta Lane Theatre.

Video: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 35th Anniversary With a Special Curtain CallVideo: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 35th Anniversary With a Special Curtain Call
January 27, 2023

The Phantom of the Opera celebrated 35 years on Broadway last night, January 26, at the Majestic Theatre. Following the show, a special curtain call was held, featuring a performance and speech from members of the cast. BroadwayWorld was there to capture the big moment and you can check out the video here!

Video: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Cast Wishes Neil Diamond a Happy Birthday With Onstage FacetimeVideo: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Cast Wishes Neil Diamond a Happy Birthday With Onstage Facetime
January 25, 2023

Watch footage of Will Swenson calling Neil Diamond via Facetime and the crowd singing “Happy Birthday” to him!

Video: Corey Cott Performs '671,000,000 MPH' From REBEL GENIUSVideo: Corey Cott Performs '671,000,000 MPH' From REBEL GENIUS
January 24, 2023

Watch Matthew Puckett's “671,000,000 MPH,” a new music video featuring Broadway’s Corey Cott, from his new musical Rebel Genius inspired by the early life of Albert Einstein and Mileva Maric.

Photos & Video: Go Inside Rehearsals for ASL & Spoken English CINDERELLA at ZACHPhotos & Video: Go Inside Rehearsals for ASL & Spoken English CINDERELLA at ZACH
January 23, 2023

Get a first look at rehearsal photos and video of ZACH Theatre and Deaf Austin Theatre's Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, performed in both American Sign Language (ASL) and spoken English.