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'The Lion King'

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After the success of the 1994 animated Disney film "The Lion King," director Roger Allers did not immediately start dreaming about a Broadway version. "I figured this will never be a musical," Allers said. "Who would watch people running around in fuzzy costumes?" The rest, of course, is... Joan Marcus, Handout photo