The cast of The Lion King on Broadway, who has made headlines for their impromptu performances on an airplane and a New York subway, just released a new acoustic cover of “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” via Disney.com’s Disney Playlist blog, which features music news, videos and playlists about the artists and stars fans love.
The video was created as a part of the blog’s Playlist Sessions series, which delivers intimate acoustic performances from leading artists. Additional Playlist Sessions performances from The Lion King on Broadway cast will be coming to Disney Playlist throughout the month.
This first video stars Nteliseng Nkhela who plays Rafiki, and Mduduzi Madela, Kyle Lamar Mitchell, S’bu Ngema, Rema Webb, Sindisiwe Nxumalo, Lindiwe Dlamini, and Derrick Davis from the ensemble.
The cast’s previous videos have gone viral and this amazing performance was shot on location at Broadway’s Supper Club 54 Below in New York.