Production Photos From B'way-bound The Lion King

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How are they going to do the animals?"
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Photo by Photos by Marc Bryan-Brown

How are they going to do the animals?"

That's what everyone has been wondering about the Broadway-bound Disney musical The Lion King, which debuted in Minneapolis this summer and is currently on layover as it prepares to start previews at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre Oct. 15. Here are some photos from the production, directed and co-designed by Julie Taymor, that help answer the question:

Clockwise from upper left:

* Tsidii Le Loka as Rafiki

* Scott Irby-Ranniar as Young Simba and John Vickery as Scar

* Samuel Wright as Mufasa

* Tom Alan Robbins as Pumbaa, Jason Raize as Simba and Max Casella as Timon

* Kajuana Shuford, Geoff Hoyle and Scott Irby-Ranniar

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