Beginning in June 2007, The Lion King Musical debuted its first ever performance on the African continent in Johannesburg, South Africa. Its tenth year anniversary was celebrated in the new Teatro Theatre at Monte Casino in Fourways. The Lion King is the first production to take place in the new theatre. The opening night in Johannesburg, was celebrated with key persons involving the creation of the Lion King Musical, and American talk show host Oprah Winfrey, who had recently opened an educational academy for girls in Johannesburg. The show closed on February 17, 2008.
The song “Rafiki Mourns” was cut from this CD, while every other song was included in their complete form. The CD also comes with a remix of the song “One by One” performed by the cast ( forgot to include sorry)