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Irene Mecchi


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Lion King, The

Lion King, The

Irene Mecchi
It's based on the hit Disney animated feature, which is itself more or less a transplant of Hamlet to the African jungle. The familiar score from the film, including "Circle of Life" and "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?" is augmented with several additional African-style songs.

Music by Elton John; Lyrics by Tim Rice; Additional music by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor And Hans Zimmer; Additional lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor And Hans Zimmer; Book by Roger Allers And Irene Mecchi; Adapted from the screenplay by Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts And Linda Woolverton

1st Produced:
Minskoff Theatre, NY    1997


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Original cast recording: Walt Disney (60802-7) 1997

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