Harambe Nights , a new special event that celebrates the story of ? The Lion King ,? will officially debut at Disney?s Animal Kingdom this Saturday night.
Harambe Nights includes a 55-minute theatrical extravaganza called ?The Lion King Concert in the Wild,? which features a celebrity narrator, a live orchestra and choir, and special effects that together present the story of Simba like never before. The event also includes a welcome reception and a post-show street party that will feature musicians and a buffet of culinary creations keep the party going through the evening.
The event takes place from 7 p.m. ? 10:30 p.m. every Saturday, from June 7 ? August 9. Celebrity narrators scheduled to appear include*: June 7 ? Viola Davis: ?The Help,? ?Doubt,? ?How to Get Away with Murder? ? SOLD OUT June 14 ? Avery Brooks: ?Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,? ?American History X? June 21 ? Montego Glover: ?The Following,? ?Memphis? June 28 ? David Alan Grier: ?Porgy & Bess,? ?In Living Color? July 5 ? Michael Beach: ?ER,? ?Third Watch,? ?Sons of Anarchy? July 12 ? Harry Lennix: ?The Blacklist,? ?The Five Heartbeats? July 19 ? Joe Morton: ?Scandal,? ?American Gangster,? ?The Good Wife? July 26 ? Alfre Woodard: ?Desperate Housewives,? ?Miss Evers Boys? August 2 ? Brian Stokes Mitchell: ?Ragtime,? ?Trapper John, M.D.,? ?Glee? August 9 ? Patina Miller: ?Pippin,? ?The Hunger Games: Mockingjay ? Part 1? Tickets cost $119 for adults, $79 for ages 3-9 (plus tax). For more information on tickets, visit Disneyworld.com/HarambeNights or call 407-939-1319. (*Entertainment subject to change) To read more on Harambe Nights, visit the posts below:<br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit Harambe Nights Debuts This Saturday at Disney?s Animal Kingdom