Celebrate The Night With Tall Tales and Tastes Of Africa During Harambe Nights At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Gather together to fill the air with the magic of the African Night with Simba as you celebrate the 20 year anniversary of the release of the Disney classic animated film The Lion King.

The night starts off with a Welcome Reception in Harambe Village where you take in appetizers and African-inspired wine and beer. The venture off to the Harambe Theatre to take in the ‘mane’ event. Set in the new home of the Festival of the Lion King, “The Lion King – Concert in the Wild” will take you places never before seen in the Animal Kingdom as a live orchestra, choir, dances and a digitally projected movie combine with special lighting effects to set the stage for telling of Simba’s journey to find his place as the Lion King. Narrated by a special celebrity guest narrator, this emotional journey will be one you will never forget.

Schedule of Narrators are as follows:

  • June 7 – Viola Davis: “The Help,” “Ender’s Game”
  • June 14 – TBD
  • June 21 – Montego Glover: “The Following,” “Memphis”
  • June 28 – David Alan Grier: “Porgy & Bess,” “In Living Color”
  • July 5 – Michael Beach: “ER,” “Third Watch,” “Sons of Anarchy”
  • July 12 – Harry Lennix: “The Blacklist,” “The Five Heartbeats”
  • July 19 – Joe Morton: “Scandal,” “American Gangster,” “The Good Wife”
  • July 26 – Alfre Woodard: “Desperate Housewives,” “Miss Evers Boys”
  • August 2 – Brian Stokes Mitchell: “Ragtime,” “Trapper John, M.D.,” “Glee”
  • August 9 – Patina Miller: “Pippin,” “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”

After the show you will enjoy a street party filled with music, characters and live performers. Go will as you enjoy an all inclusive buffet fill with African cuisine and gourmet desserts.

Harambe Nights

Harambe Nights takes place each Saturday night from June 7 – August 9, 2014, with the welcome reception starting at 7 PM and a 7:30 PM showtime. Prices are $119 for adults, $79 for ages 3-9, plus tax. Premium floor seating is available for $134 for adults and $94 ages 3-9. Capacity is limited. Book online at DisneyWorld.com/HarambeNights or call 407-939-1319.

* Entertainment subject to change.

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