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This edition: "The Lion King" 20th Anniversary / "M. Butterfly"





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Episode Details

Original tape date: October 27, 2017.

First aired: November 20, 2017.

Director Julie Taymor discusses the 20th anniversary of her masterpiece of musical theater, The Lion King. Plus, Jelani Remy, who has played Simba all over the U.S., performs "Endless Night" in our studio.

Then, Taymor is joined by playwright David Henry Hwang to discuss her current Broadway revival of Hwang's Tony Award-winning play, M. Butterfly.

Guest List

Donna Hanover Co-Host

David Henry Hwang Playwright

Jelani Remy Actor, ‘Simba’, “The Lion King”

Julie Taymor Director