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Buyi Zama is Rafiki in the touring production of “The Lion King,” onstage at the Orpheum through Dec. 31. (Courtesy Joan Marcus)

‘Lion King’ amazing as ever

The opening of “The Lion King” just might be the most thrilling…

 

Ben Lipitz plays the beloved warthog Pumbaa in “The Lion King.” (Courtesy Joan Marcus)

Ben Lipitz, aka Pumbaa, hits 5,000 performances in ‘Lion King’

For “Lion King” actor Ben Lipitz, playing Disney’s beloved warthog is just…

 

Courtesy PhotoAmazing animal act: Jelani Remy

‘Lion King’ dazzles with pride, joy

Can you feel the love tonight? The answer to that question is…

 

Courtesy PhotoSyndee Winters

‘Lion King’ roars again in The City

Back in 1998, Julie Taymor became the first woman to nab a…

Courtesy PhotoSyndee Winters

Djimon Hounsou: Caliban man

Two-time Oscar nominee Djimon Hounsou was born in West Africa and arrived…