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The procession of savannah creatures –magnificent lions, leaping, a lithe leopard, soaring birds and a story-high elephant – strolling up the through aisles and onto a theater stage in the opening scenes of The Lion King is still breathtaking no matter how many times you’ve seen it.
Disney, for all its theatrical sins, deserves credit for at least one benefit: You can see what your parents were talking about when they raved about the magic of some theatrical piece from back in the day. Because the return of The Lion King shows Disney knows how to keep that magic alive.
“Something old (sort of), something new” characterizes the 2014-2015 season for Broadway Across America-Fort Lauderdale. Two current Broadway hits, Pippin and Motown the Musical, will be joined be a refurbished The Phantom of the Opera, last season’s revival of Annie, an older revival of Anything Goes, and the unrefurbished but indestructible The Lion King.
Cleanup of the watery aftermath of a burst pipe joint will continue at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts this week, but it is not expected to interfere with the next performance of The Lion King road show on Tuesday, an Arsht spokesman said.About 2,300 patrons were evacuated Sunday just after the start of the second act when heavy rain burst open the join of two pipes that carry water from the roof through a drainage system, the spokesman said.