VIDEO: Elton John surprises Disney’s “The Lion King” audience with special performance of ‘Circle of Life’

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Photo by Walter McBride

The Lion King” is celebrating 20 years on Broadway, and as a special surprise, Tony-nominated composer Elton John took the stage during a curtain call this week to delight theatergoers with a live performance of “Circle of Life.”

Cast and creative team members including Julie Taymor, Tim Rice, Garth Fagan, Lebo M., Mark Mancina, Roger Allers, and Irene Mecchi, and hundreds of “Lion King” alumni gathered for the magical moment. “The Lion King” premiered on Broadway on November 13, 1997, and has since been seen by more than 90 million people in 24 global productions.

See Elton John perform the iconic “Circle of Life” in the video below.

WATCH – ELTON JOHN’S SURPRISE PERFORMANCE AT THE LION KING:

“The Lion King” is performed at the Minskoff Theatre in New York City. To purchase tickets, head over to the Lion King website.

Source: Oh My Disney

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