Benjamin Scheuer Offers Encore of The Lion in NYC | Playbill

Off-Broadway News Benjamin Scheuer Offers Encore of The Lion in NYC The April 30 performance benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Benjamin Scheuer Marc J. Franklin

Singer-songwriter, guitarist, and playwright Benjamin Scheuer performs his award-winning solo show The Lion April 30 to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

The benefit performance is being held at The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in New York City. Tickets and additional information are available by clicking here.

In The Lion, Scheuer and a supporting cast of six guitars tell, sing, and play the turbulent story of his family and his own brush with mortality. The show won the 2015 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance.


Having played more than 500 performances in 13 cities, Scheuer gave the final touring performance of The Lion at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles in February 2017.

In addition to the Drama Desk Award, Scheuer is the recipient of a Theatre World Award, the Musical Theatre Network Award for Best Lyrics, and the ASCAP Cole Porter Award for Songwriting. He has been a nominee for two Outer Critics Circle Awards, a Lucile Lortel Award, and an additional Drama Desk Award for Best Lyrics.

Montego Glover, Conrad Ricamora, Gina Gershon, Andrew Lippa Celebrate Benjamin Scheuer's The Lion

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