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...19 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden.The Fund has previously helped create autism-friendly showings of "The Lion King," ''Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" and "Wicked." The new April show is the first time the target audience...

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The Lion King

Now Playing Synopsis: One of the most popular Disney animated musicals, The Lion King presents the story of a lion cub's journey to adulthood and acceptance of his royal destiny. Simba (voiced first by Jonathan Taylor Thomas, then by Matthew Broderick) begins life as an honored prince, the son of the powerful King Mufasa (voiced by James Earl Jones). The cub's happy childhood turns tragic when his evil uncle, Scar (voiced by Jeremy Irons), murders Mufasa and drives Simba away from the kingdom. In exile, the young lion befriends the comically bumbling pair of Pumbaa the warthog (voiced by Ernie Sabella) and Timon the meerkat (voiced by Nathan Lane), he and lives a carefree jungle life. As he approaches adulthood, however, he is visited by the spirit of his father, who instructs him to defeat the nefarious Scar and reclaim his rightful throne. Borrowing elements from Hamlet, classical mythology, and African folk tales, The Lion King tells its mythic coming-of-age tale with a combination of spectacular visuals and lively music, featuring light, rhythmic songs by Elton John and Tim Rice, and a score by Hans Zimmer. Embraced by children and adults alike, the film also spawned hit songs ("Can You Feel the Love Tonight," "The Circle of Life") and a hit Broadway musical. In late 2002, The Lion King was re-released in the large-screen IMAX format. ~ Judd Blaise, Rovi Cast: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Moira Kelly, Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Reviews of Mr. Peabody and Sherman/ Out of the Furnace

...fine little diversion, but really sets itself up for failure when it touts both "How to Train Your Dragon," and "The Lion King," among the pedigree of its creators. There is nothing classic about "Mr. Peabody," and not even a trip back...

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...biggest music stars. Elton John was humbled by the failed "Lestat" but found success with "Billy Elliot" and "The Lion King." U2's Bono and The Edge finally got on track with "Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark," after numerous postponed...

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Disney kisses a frog, but is it magic?

...hand-drawn animated movies like "Snow White," "101 Dalmatians," and newer classics like "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King," are the reason for the company's success, but in the last decade those types of films have begun tanking. Some...

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Homer's Nutcracker tradition leaps forward: Ballet closes this weekend with a mix of emotions

...Expect to see some new props, too: magical gift boxes, a beefed up robotic mouse and an animal costume inspired by "The Lion King." New York dancer Josh Palmer, who dances with the Doug Elkins modern dance troupe, plays the lead male role of...

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Lucky draw lands locals with Martha Stewart

...with my parents when I was a little girl, but we had to stay in when my parents went out, this time we got to see the Lion King which frankly was my favorite part of the whole experience, it was amazing musical theatre,? said Helen. ?It was...

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