Watch Lion King Cast Perform at the White House for Michelle Obama (Video)
21 Jul 2014
The cast of the North American tour of The Lion King performed July 18 for First Lady Michelle Obama and guests at a "Kids' State Dinner" at the White House.
The event celebrated the winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, a nationwide recipe challenge to promote healthy lunches as part of the First Lady's "Let's Move!" Initiative.
Members of the cast of the North American tour, including Tshidi Manye, L. Steven Taylor and Jelani Remy, performed "Circle of Life" and "He Lives in You" in a staging customized for the White House's East Room.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.