Harambe Nights Debuts This Saturday at Disney’s Animal Kingdom


    While the Media Preview is taking place tonight, the official debut of Harambe Nights is tomorrow June 7th.

    The main focue of Harambe Nights is a 55-minute theatrical extravaganza called “The Lion King Concert in the Wild,” which features a celebrity narrator, a live orchestra and choir, and special effects that together present the story of Simba like never before.

    The event also includes a welcome reception and a post-show street party. Information on the dining options can be found here.

    The event takes place from 7 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. every Saturday, from June 7 – August 9. Celebrity narrators scheduled to appear include*:

    • June 7 – Viola Davis: “The Help,” “Doubt,” “How to Get Away with Murder” – SOLD OUT
    • June 14 – Avery Brooks: “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” “American History X”
    • 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”

    Tickets cost $119 for adults, $79 for ages 3-9 (plus tax). For more information on tickets, visit Disneyworld.com/HarambeNights or call 407-939-1319.