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In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Broadway musical adaptation of “The Lion King”, the Tony-winning show hosted a special performance on Sunday night, featuring one very important guest.
Sir Elton John, who helped write the GRAMMY and Oscar-winning soundtrack for the Disney film-turned-musical, made a surprise appearance on stage with the cast, singing one of the movie’s (and his) all-time classic songs, “The Circle of Life.”
As the music icon played piano and sang, the cast backed him up with lyrics in Zulu.
It was a welcome return to performing for the “Rocket Man” singer, who earlier this year had to cancel two months of performances in Las Vegas due to a highly dangerous bacterial infection.
“I am so fortunate to have the most incredible and loyal fans and apologize for disappointing them,” John said in a statement after the cancellations. “I am extremely grateful to the medical team for their excellence in looking after me so well.”
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