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.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!