Transcript for 'GMA' Anchors Try Out 'Performing' in Broadway's 'Lion King'
♪ hakuna matata ♪ we're backstage with what is known as the birdways. You're one of the original cast members. Yes, I am. For 15 years now. 15 years and still going. It's an amazing show. I remember the first time I saw it, I couldn't believe the incredible costumes and theatrics that go on. You're 1 of the 25 animals that appear in this show? Well, anyway, we got to take a walk on the wild side, as lara, josh and i, if you can imagine what that looks like. As we join "the circle of life." I'm sorry for how this is going to look. For 15 years, "the lion king" has been broadway royalty. The highest-grossing show in history. Seen by more than 65 million people around the world. So, we three "lion king" superfans got the chance of a lifetime. Our own chance to be king for just one day. Josh and I started big. Rhino big. And lara transformed into a zebra. On stage, the professionals like it look so easy. The rhino rock step. The zebra prances. How address can it be? You want to learn the rock step? Oh. As it turned out, we're not quite ready for broadway. And bow. Together. There you go. What if the rhino can't get back up? You have to use your -- I'm stuck. We tried a simple walk around the stage. Physicfollow me. Not bad. Except lara almost takes out our choreographer. Maybe balancing the costumes were a little advanced for us. Watching the show, you don't realize how hard they're working. Reporter: Our new friends let josh become mufasa, and lara, his lioness wife. And I was rafiki. This is normal every morning. Reporter: It sounds easy. But there's a curve ball. We're going to spin the rock so the audience can see it. What do you mean, spin the rock? Reporter: When you're up there, on the top of the rock, everything is moving in a different direction. Slow down a little bit. More dignity as you walk. Yeah. Now, turn out. That's it. Look at her. That's it. And all of the animals. Hold the baby up. Up to the light. That's it. Very nice. Reporter: So, there we were. Looking a little rough around the edges. But in our minds, it looked like this. ♪ the lights, the crowd, finally the applause. Our own "lion king" moment, 15 years in the making. Happy anniversary, "lion king."
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