Disney's The Lion King Las Vegas Show Cast Celebrates New Friday Show

Disney’s The Lion King Las Vegas show cast celebrates new Friday performances at miX Lounge inside THEhotel at Mandalay Bay as they hosted a night to remember. The 7:30 p.m. Friday night show will be ongoing as THE LION KING continues to perform every night of the week except Monday in the Mandalay Bay Theatre.

The Lion King
Disney’s The Lion King Cast

Cast members Kissy Simmons (“Nala”), Derrick Williams (“Mufasa”), Thom Sesma (“Scar”), Buyi Zama (“Rafiki”) and Jenali Remy (“Simba”) after their first Friday show walked the red carpet.

Simmons wore a sleek black jumpsuit and gold pumps while Zama glowed in a pin-striped shirt dress. The fashionable men each had their own unique style with Williams in a smooth black suit jacket and vest, Sesma rocking one-of-a-kind white gator cowboy boots, and Remy in a distressed denim shirt and sneakers.

Kissy Simmons and Buyi Zama
The Lion King - Kissy Simmons and Buyi Zama

Inside miX Lounge, the cast members received VIP treatment as they danced and mingled with fans friends and family. Recently celebrating THE LION KING’s one-year anniversary at Mandalay Bay, the talented performers raised their glasses and toasted to the show’s success and the excitement of new Friday night performances.

Derrick Williams, Buyi Zama and Kissy Simmons
The Lion King - Derrick Williams, Buyi Zama, Kissy Simmons and Jenali Remi

The cast enjoyed the view from miX Lounge’s famed 64th-floor balcony as they gazed at the most breathtaking view of the Strip in Las Vegas. Starting the party Remy twirled Zama and they swayed together back and forth as they danced to Taio Cruz’s “Dynamite.”

Derrick Williams, Buyi Zama, Jenali Remy and Kissy Simmons
The Lion King - Derrick Williams, Buyi Zama, Jenali Remy and Kissy Simmons

It wasn’t long before the rest joined in, and THE LION KING cast had control of the dance floor. The beats were rocking and the party was popping as the performers continued the celebration into the night, soaking up the atmosphere. Photo Credit: David Becker/WireImage

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