Author

Mark Mancina

Mark Mancina

A TONY® nominee and multi-platinum, three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning composer, he was an obvious choice to produce the music for the stage production of The Lion King,having arranged and produced songs for the blockbuster animated feature film, for which he received both GRAMMY® and American Music Awards in 1994. The film also spawned the hit album Rhythm of the Pride Lands, for which Mr. Mancina co-wrote, arranged, and produced three tracks, including He Lives in You and Shadowland, which are featured in the stage production. Ranked among the upper echelons of film composers, his credits include the mega-hits Training Day, Speed, Twister, Bad Boys, TARZAN®, and Brother Bear, among many others. Other feature films include Planes, August Rush, and Shooter.