Stage talk: ‘Lion King’ returning

Get ready to roar for delight because tickets to the eagerly awaited return of Disney’s “The Lion King” go on sale at 10 a.m. today. The show plays Seattle’s Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., from Feb. 11 through March 15.

Ticket prices range from $19.50 to $75, with a limited number of $115 tickets available for most performances in the theater’s Loge area.

A premium ticket package for $130 gets you a prime seat, a commemorative souvenir and an exclusive keepsake item.

The score for “The Lion King” features Elton John’s and Tim Rice’s music from the animated film along with three new songs by John and Rice. Additional artistic offerings come from South African Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor and Hans Zimmer. The North American National Tour is one of seven productions running worldwide.

Sky season

Sky Performing Arts has announced the rest of its 2008-09 season. All shows are at Sky Valley Education Center, 17072 Tye St., Suite 118, Monroe:

“Dia de los Muertos”: 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 2. Latinos Unidos and Sky Performing Arts present a Latin American tradition that honors ancestors with flowers, music and their favorite food.

“In the Mood”: Dec. 5-14. A nostalgic evening of merriment and song in the 1940s style harkening to a time when the world was at war but spirits were high.

“The Miracle Worker”: February through March. A dramatization focuses on the relationship between blind and mute Helen Keller and her tutor Annie Sullivan. Sign language interpreters will be on stage.

“The Dinosaur Musical”: May through June. Get in your way-back machine to the Cretaceous Period when a giant meteor collides with Earth and the dinosaurs become bipartisan, with the carnivores and herbivores agreeing to live together. When a new, not-too-bright 13-year-old son takes over, will peace prevail? A pleasing musical for the whole family.

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