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Sunday Surprise For Those Attending 20th Anniversary Celebration of ''The Lion King''

Written by Chief Editor.

The Lion King celebrated its 20th anniversary on Broadway in a big way last night.

Elton made a surprise appearance, performing for close to 1,700 invited guests - mainly former cast and crew of the production along with their families.

Tim Rice was also at the show, as was director Julie Taymor.

Accompanied by cast members, Elton played piano as he sang Circle Of Life.