FANDANGO TEAMS WITH DISNEY AND L.A.'S THE GREEK THEATRE TO HOST EXCLUSIVE SCREENING UNDER THE STARS OF WALT DISNEY'S "THE LION KING" SING-ALONG, AUGUST 5
Celebratory Evening Will Include Musical Performances, Kids' Activities and Special Guests
Disney's Animated Classic Will Be Available On Digital & on FandangoNOW August 15
LOS ANGELES (July 19, 2017) - Fandango, the leading digital network for all things movies, is teaming up with The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, Walt Disney Studios and the Walt Disney Signature Collection to host an exclusive screening of The Lion King Sing-Along at the famed outdoor venue. The beloved Disney classic will be available for all fans on FandangoNOW on August 15, followed by the Blu-ray and DVD release from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment on August 29.
Attendees will enjoy the animated adventure's soundtrack under the stars, while laughing with Timon and Pumbaa, crying with Simba and Mufasa, and bursting into song with their favorite characters during this special screening of the beloved film.
"We're excited to bring the 'Hakuna Matata' spirit to Angelenos this August, with a special screening of 'The Lion King' Sing-Along at the iconic Greek Theatre," says Fandango Chief Marketing Officer Adam Rockmore. "The event is part of our multi-year partnership with The Greek, designed to create memorable experiences for movie fans of all ages throughout the year."
The fun-filled screening event is open to the public and tickets are available for $12.00 each at Ticketmaster or at The Greek Theatre box office. The Fandango event will feature musical performances, kids' activities and special guests.
"The Greek Theatre is excited to host this one-of-a-kind event with our valued partner, Fandango," says Becky Colwell, General Manager of the Greek Theatre. "It makes perfect sense to show Disney's animated epic musical film, 'The Lion King,' at a venue that has hosted thousands of musical greats over the years!"
Fans who buy tickets to see "The Lion King" Sing-Along at The Greek Theatre will also have the opportunity to purchase other Disney classics on Digital HD at a discounted price on video on-demand service FandangoNOW.
Featuring more than three hours of classic bonus material, the Walt Disney Signature Collection edition of "The Lion King" will invite viewers to observe recording sessions, step inside the story room, witness the evolution of a villain, and join Nathan Lane (voice of Timon) and Matthew Broderick (voice of Adult Simba) for an extended conversation about the film's extraordinary legacy.
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About The Greek Theatre
The Greek Theatre is a world-class, outdoor 5,901-seat music venue located in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California. It was built in 1929, opening on September 29 of that year. Designed by architect Samuel Tilden Norton, the theatre stage is modeled after a Greek temple. The Greek Theatre is owned by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks, and is operated by SMG World. The venue is among the City's most cherished public sites. The historic Greek Theatre stands as one of the nation's most beloved and recognized outdoor entertainment venues. Throughout its history, the Greek has played host to some of the biggest legends in music. This iconic venue has also served as a site for numerous high school graduations, community events and backdrops for television shows and motion pictures. For more information visit: www.lagreektheatre.com