The "Festival of the Lion King" show will move to a new theater within Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park next year, Disney World official confirmed Monday.
The new structure is under construction near Harambe Village in the Africa section of the park. The show has been performed in a venue in Camp Minnie-Mickey since Animal Kingdom opened in 1998. The building was enclosed — and air-conditioned — in 2003.
Disney is still finalizing the timetable for the show's transition, a spokesman said Monday.
The show features songs from the Disney's "The Lion King" animated film of the same name, plus other songs, dancers, acrobats, animal-inspired costumes, a...