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Watch Now: Broadway Cast of The Lion King Performs “The Circle of Life”

The Lion King is celebrating 25 years on Broadway and headed to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to mark the special occasion. Watch the Broadway cast perform “The Circle of Life” for the first time on late-night television.

After 25 landmark years on Broadway, The Lion King, playing at the Minskoff Theatre, continues ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world. Since its premiere on November 13, 1997, 25 global productions have been seen by nearly 110 million people. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher), The Lion King has made theatrical history with two productions worldwide running 15 or more years and four others running 20 or more years. In the history of Broadway, only two productions have run longer.

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