Broadway’s THE LION KING Sings ‘Circle Of Life’ In 1st Rehearsal Back

The cast of Broadway’s The Lion King shares this emotional first sing-thru of the show’s opening number, “The Circle of Life,” on day one of rehearsals in preparations for reopening after over a year.

Led by a luminous Tshidi Manye as Rafiki, the entire company is glorious, passionate, and deeply moving. Special props to the gentleman at the 2:46 mark. #Living

Tshidi Manye of THE LION KING
Tshidi Manye of THE LION KING

First day of rehearsal for Broadway's The Lion King

As Taymor says in her remarks regarding the power of the number on an audience, “They don’t know why, but they cry.”

And, we do.

My favorite thing today.

The Lion King will resume performances on Tuesday, September 14 at the Minskoff Theatre.