'The Lion King' Celebrating 20 Years in the West End With Gala Performance

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This October The Lion King celebrates 20 years in London's West End. They'll be celebrating this with a very special performance at the Lyceum Theatre on October 19, 2019. The event will be to support Elton John's AIDS Foundation and the Royal Academy of Music.

According to Playbill,

Disney Theatrical Productions has collaborated with John to support the foundation, and over the past two years has offered seven scholarships to students from diverse backgrounds to study at the Royal Academy of Music.

The Lion King first opened in the West End in 1999. To purchase ticket to this event, click here.

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