This edition: Production: "The Lion King" (Spring 1998)Tweet
Original tape date: April 30, 1998.
The Lion King production team -- press representative Chris Boneau, composer Lebo M, advertising representative Rick Elice, producers Peter Schneider and Thomas Schumacher, and director, costume and mask designer Julie Taymor -- talk about the development of the animated film, the subsequent development of the theatrical show led by Taymor's vision, forming a creative design team, merging Western and African music into a unique collaborative sound, the publicity and advertising challenges, and marketing a nearly sold-out show for a long run.
Chris Boneau Marketing Agent
Theodore Chapin Moderator
Nancy Coyne CEO, Serino Coyne
Eric Elice Advertising Representative, Serino Coyne
Peter Schneider Producer, The Walt Disney Company
Thomas Schumacher Producer, Disney Theatrical Group
Julie Taymor Director, Designer