Walt Disney World and Animal Kingdom announces Harambe Nights at Animal Kingdom

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Walt Disney World and Animal Kingdom have announced Harambe Nights, a seperate ticketed attraction taking place a t Animal Kingdom.

This new experience begins in the Harambe Village with appetizers and African-inspired wine and beer.  Then it moves inside to the new Harambe Theatre for a performance of “The Lion King – Concert in the Wild.”

There is a full celebrity lineup of guest narrators as well for the event.  They are as followed:

June 7 – Viola Davis: “The Help,” “Ender’s Game”
June 14 – TBD
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 – Patina Miller: “Pippin,” “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”
August 9 – Brian Stokes Mitchell: “Ragtime,” “Trapper John, M.D.,” “Glee”

After the show, guests are back in the streets for the Harambe Nights Street Party, filled with music, characters, and live performers, and features a all-inclusive buffet of flavorful African cuisine and gourmet desserts.   Exclusive Lion King merchandise and collectibles will be available for purchase during the event as well.

Harambe Nights takes place every Saturday from June 7 – August 9, 2014, with the Welcome Reception starting at 7 p.m. and a 7:30 p.m. show time. Tickets are $119 for adults, $79 for ages 3-9, plus tax.ickets with premium floor seating are $134 for adults, $94 for ages 3-9, plus tax. Capacity is limited.

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