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Lion King Peoria Tickets
The Lion King Peoria TicketsThe Lion King movie hit theaters in 1994 and became an immediate classic. The success of the movie inspired sequels, spin-offs and television shows. In addition, it inspired a Broadway musical that debuted in 1997. The Lion King musical has since become one of the most successful productions in the history of Broadway. Its success led to a touring production that brings the show to fans in cities throughout the United States.
Simba ReturnsThe Lion King tells the story of Simba, a lion cub who is the rightful heir to his father's throne. When his uncle, Scar, kills Simba's father but convinces the cub that it's his fault, Simba runs away from his home in shame. In his time away, Simba grows up and learns the meaning of friendship and courage. He returns to confronts Scar and battles him to take back the throne. In the stage musical, which features all the best songs from the film, dozens of actors play the roles of animals, using imaginative costumes and incredible puppetry.
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Where can I see The Lion King in Peoria?The Lion King tour will make a stop at the Peoria Civic Center in Illiniois. The Peoria Civic Center opened in 1982 and has hosted numerous artists and touring Broadway productions. There are two parking lots located very close to the theater. Concessions are available, and the Bud Lounge on the concourse level offers a variety of beverages.
Who wrote the music for the show?The Broadway production features music from the original movie written by Elton John and Tim Rice. There are also multiple songs that were written specifically for the musical. These selections were written by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Hans Zimmer and Jay Rifkin.
Is there an age restriction for this show?The Lion King tour show is recommended for ages 8 and older. The show's running time is approximately two hours and 30 minutes including an intermission. Children may have difficulty sitting through a full-length Broadway musical, so the show restricts children younger than 4 from attending. The Peoria Civic center does not have that rule posted, but it is advisable for parents to evaluate whether they should bring their young children to the show.
How is the musical version different from the movie version?One big difference between the Broadway version and the movie is that the stage production switches the gender of the character Rafiki. The director thought that the show lacked a strong female character and that changing Rafiki to a woman was a good choice. The Broadway version also features more songs than the movie version. The songs "Shadowland," "Endless Night," "Chow Down" and "They Live in You" are a few of the songs that were added. The musical also features additional scenes, such as a scene in which Nala goes to find Simba after Scar tries to make her his queen and a scene in which Simba's friend almost drowns in a river and Simba becomes frozen in fear while watching.
Who designed The Lion King's costumes?Many people buy The Lion King tickets just to see the costumes. The costume designer, Julie Taymor, took inspiration for the costumes from her world travels. Taymor, who was also the show's original director, and her team created elaborate costumes that bring the animals to life on stage. The costumes utilize advanced makeup techniques, African-style masks and even human-operated puppetry to achieve the show's trademark look.
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