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Catch the award winning London show, The Lion King at the magnificent Lyceum Theatre London! In the year 2000, Walt Disney’s The Lion King made its grand debut and went on becoming one of the hottest London shows in the town. Julie Taymor’s epic production is a brilliant amalgamation of live action, puppetry and incredible sets. The classic movie has been enlivened up onstage with cast of colourful characters against the backdrop of the African savannah, featuring life sized elephant to the lovable, yet evil hyenas.

The Lion King features heart touching memorable score penned by duo Elton John and Tim Rice. Some of the chartbusting musical numbers of The Lion King are “The Circle of Life”, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King”. The story is set against the backdrop of African pride-lands and commenced with the birth of Simba the Lion Cub to King Mufasa and Queen Sarabi.

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The brother of Mufasa, Scar is jealous of the newborn Prince and conspires to get rid of him along with his brother to be the King of Pride Rock. In the meanwhile, Simba forms a beautiful bond with the Nala along with his new friends Timon and Pumba. All of them convince him to return and reclaim his kingdom.

The Lion King is truly a heart-warming story presented in a spectacular fashion featuring talented cast and musicians and offers fantastic atmosphere that will transport you to the heart of Africa.

For those who are ardent fans of Disney must watch the superb London show and suitable for the young and the young at heart. If you have enjoyed the 1994 film, then come and catch the show for the first time and experience the mind blowing effect of seeing it live on stage. The show will be a memorable experience. It is recommended 6+. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted.

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Catch the award winning London show, Disney’s The Lion King at Lyceum Theatre London! The must watch show has always been a huge West End favourite and recommended for people of all age groups. If you have enjoyed the popular 1994 film then this will be a complete treat, whereas those who are coming for the first time, this show will surely blow your mind.

In the year 2000, Walt Disney’s The Lion King made its debut and has become one of the hottest tickets and most popular shows in town. Julie Taymor’s epic production is a brilliant amalgamation of live action, puppetry and incredible sets. The classic movie has been enlivened up onstage featuring cst of colourful characters against the backdrop of atmosphere of the African savannah. You will enjoy the views of life sized elephant to the lovable, yet evil hyenas.

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Another key highlights of the show is some of the chartbusting memorable score penned by song writing duo Elton John and Tim Rice. The show features some heart rendering numbers such as “The Circle of Life”, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King”.

The story of The Lion King is set against the African pride-lands, and commences with the birth of Simba the Lion Cub to King Mufasa and Queen Sarabi. His birth makes Mufasa’s brother Scar jealous and insecure who plots to get rid of him along with his brother to be the King of Pride Rock. The show depicts some beautiful emotional bonding such as Simba develops a relationship with Nala and his new friends Timon and Pumba. All of them convince Simba to return and reclaim his kingdom.

The Lion King is truly a heart-warming story which has been enlivened up in spectacular fashion featuring talented cast and musicians. So come to Lyceum theatre and experience the mesmerizing atmosphere that will transport you to the heart of Africa amidst all the love and struggle of the young Simba to reclaim his Kingdom back. The two hours and forty five minutes show is recommended for 6+ kids.

London Disney The Lion King Musical Show

For those who are looking for spending some quality time with their dear ones must plan a trip to Lyceum theatre! The award winning London show, The Lion King is a complete treat for music lovers as the show features chartbusting musical numbers along with heart touching story line and great performances.

Disney’s The Lion King is one of the most popular and loved musical stage adaptation of Disney’s hugely successful animated film. The award-winning musical by Disney has made its grand entry into is 19th triumphant year at London’s Lyceum Theatre. The show has entertained over 14 million theatregoers and has become the sixth longest-running musical of all time in London West End.

The story of The Lion King is set against the backdrop of the Serengeti. Under the superb direction of Julie Taymor, the awe-inspiring musical is a complete treat for music lovers! The Olivier Award-winning costumes are also designed by her. The entire stage and auditorium of the Lyceum Theatre has been convincingly transformed into the African plains. The stage is occupied with various animals such as lions, giraffes, birds, zebras, hyenas and even a stampede of wildebeest.

The Lion King is the story of a young lion prince Simba whose birth makes his evil uncle Scar unhappy as he is pushed back to second in line to the throne. Being insecure of his future, he plots to kill both Simba and his father, the Lion King Mufasa to be the king Of The Pride Rock. King Mufasa and Queen Sarabi got killed due to the heinous plot of Scar. However, Young Simba survives the conspiracy and flees the kingdom. Later, he come backs to avenge his father’s death and to be the King.

In the year 1994, the movie version of the Lion King was released and became one of the most popular movies of Disney. The movie version won several awards during the prestigious 1995 Oscars such as awards for Best Music: Original Score for Hans Zimmer’s score and Best Music: Original Song for Elton John and Tim Rice’s Can You Feel The Love Tonight.

The Lion King musical made its Broadway debut at New Amsterdam in the year 1997 and wins six Tony Awards. In the year 1999, the show made its London Westend debut and transferred to the Lyceum Theatre and nominated for eight Olivier Awards.

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Get set for an award winning London Westend production, Disney’s The Lion King! The hugely loved musical stage adaptation of Disney’s hugely successful animated film is running with packed houses at the magnificent Lyceum Theatre. At the London Westend Lyceum Theatre, Disney’s award-winning musical has made its grand entry into its successful 19th year.

The popular London show has entertained over 14 million theatregoers and ranked sixth amongst the longest running musicals of West End. The story of The Lion King is set against the majesty of the Serengeti and revolves around young cub, Simba! Under the superb direction of Julie Taymor, the awe-inspiring musical is a complete treat to watch out for!

Julie Taymor has also designed the Olivier Award-winning costumes. With remarkable designing and creativity, the stage and auditorium of the Lyceum Theatre is beautifully into the African plains. The stage has some of the wildest animals such as lions, giraffes, birds, zebras, hyenas and even a stampede of wildebeest.  The most famous Circle Of Life opening number is one of the key highlights of the show. The Lion King is a brilliant show offering one of the most spectacular sights and atmospheres in the West End.

The story of The Lion King commences with the birth of young lion prince Simba which leads to the pushing back of his evil uncle Scar to second in line to the throne. To usurp the throne, Scar plots to kill both Simba and his father, the Lion King Mufasa. However, young Simba survives but led to believe that he is the cause behind the death of his father. With the burden of guilt, Simba flees the kingdom and look out for a carefree life. But, destiny wants him to go back and avenge the death of his father and be the King of Pride Rock!

In the year 1994, the movie version was released and went on becoming huge hit. During 1995 Oscars, the show went on winning several awards such as Best Music: Original Score for Hans Zimmer’s score and Best Music: Original Song for Elton John and Tim Rice’s Can You Feel The Love Tonight. Two of the film’s other songs – Circle Of Life and Hakuna Matata – were also nominated. A

At the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Lion King show made its debut and won six Tony Awards when it opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre in the year 1997.

London Best Selling Shows Lion King

The magic of spell binding Walt Disney’s long running and multi-award winning musical The Lion King is simply inescapable! The show is delighting theatre lovers across the London’s West End. The blockbuster show made its grand Broadway debut in the year 1997. The award winning show has become one of the most successful shows in the London history with several world-wide productions as well as the original London production running with packed houses at the Lyceum Theatre in the heart of the West End.

The popular show Lion King is set against the backdrop of the Serengeti Plains with evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney’s The Lion King is directed and designed by Julie Taymor. She has beautifully presented a colourful, imaginative and highly creative world that has enlivened up flora, fauna and animals of Africa.

With timeless score by Elton John and Tim Rice, along with additional songs by Lebo M, Julie Taymor, Mark Mancina and Hans Zimmer, The Lion King is a complete musical treat for all. To enjoy the wonderful saga of young Simba, thousands of viewers comes to Lyceum Theatre every week and unleash the majestic storytelling. You will be transferred to the dazzling world featuring glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music.

Currently, the spectacular production features New Zealander Nicholas Afoa who has made his West End debut in the role of Simba. He has reprised his performance from the Australian production. The show is adapted from the Disney animated film and made its London premiere in October 1999 and since then running with packed houses.

Lion King The Musical features a powerful and moving story of Simba and portrays his epic adventure of his journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands. The popular show is a stunning amalgamation of glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music. Some of the timeless numbers in the show are I Just Can’t Wait to Be King, The Circle of Life, Endless Night and Shadow Land.

Disney’s The Lion King is certainly one of the best-selling shows and enjoyed by people of all age groups.

Julie Anne San Jose Renders Her Melodious Voice to The Lion King Musical

Julie Anne San Jose is one of the most loved and popular name of the Asia’s Pop music. Recently, sje sang along with the cast of award winning classic London musical, The Lion King! She steps a little closer to fulfil her dream of becoming a part of The Lion King! The pop star seems to be an admirer of the great musical play. She sang, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”, which was penned by Elton John.

While addressing press conference, she expressed her joy and also gratefulness to get a wonderful opportunity to sing the classic Elton John’s penned song with Lion King’s theater actors. Julie Anne stated, “I watched the play and it was really really nice. Tsaka masaya, kasi I got to sing with the cast of the Lion King.”

She further added that she always wanted to perform at musical theater, and would love to do in future if gets opportunity. She also stated, “I’ve always wanted to perform for a musical play. I know that I can’t make it happen now, but I’m open to possibilities. I want to join a musical, I want to be in a musical play and explore theatre.”

On being asked that if her performance would be a teaser for a surprise performance in The Lion King, she replied, “It’s not a teaser, it’s just really a cover, for now, but I’d love to do a musical someday, if time permits.”

The magic of award winning London show, The Lion King is simply remarkable! The popular show is a complete treat for the theatre lovers. The popular London show, The Lion King Musical is a memorable voyage for theatre lovers to the beautiful world full of splendid colours, stunning effects and fascinating music. The powerful and moving story of Simba touches heart of people across the globe. The heart touching journey of Simba, the young cub who is destined role as King of the Pridelands. To enjoy the adventurous journey of Simba from wide-eyed cub to reclaiming his kingdom back from his evil Uncle is remarkable.

Special Message from Lion King London Team to Primary Pupils of Newington

Recently, a good luck message of the cast and crew of the award winning West End musical The Lion King have been sent to children at Newington Community Primary School in Ramsgate. The spectacular London musical is enjoyed by the pupils at the Lyceum Theatre in London a few weeks ago. The stunning production beautifully depicts the heritage and culture of Africa with enchanting music and ethics behind the saga of young prince Simba!

The inspiring message reads: “We heard about all the great work you are doing to get ready for your production of The Lion King.

“Whether you are on a West End stage or in a school hall, putting on a show takes a lot of people and even more hard work. Here in London’s West End we perform The Lion King eight times a week. It takes 150 people to make the show happen each night from performers to make-up artists and stage managers to stage crew, every single person contribute to the show in a meaningful way.

“We’re thrilled that you’ve experienced the impact of The Lion King by producing your own unique version of the show. As you get ready for your opening night knows that you are now part of a global heritage.

“The tale of a lion cub embarking on his journey to the throne has resonated with people on six continents, been performed in eight languages and has reached an audience of over 90 million people. Your production is now part of that legacy; thank you for joining us on the path unwinding.

“Support each other, celebrate your accomplishments and above all have fun sharing your work.

“From us all at The Lyceum Theatre in London to everyone at your school…”It is time…”

And the message concludes with the age old theatrical ethos – “Break a leg on opening night!”

The Head Teacher Cliff Stokes also stated: “What a massive boost for our school. The children are really buzzing about the show and this message from the cast and crew from the show that enthralled them all just a few weeks ago is very special.

 

“I am sure our version of The Lion King will do its best to uphold the huge high standards, ethos and sheer joy behind the original musical. We can’t wait.”

The pupils of Newington also enjoyed Wicked at the Apollo Victoria. The spell binding show is the saga of witches from Oz, at the Apollo Victoria. On May 24 and 25, the show will be presented live in the Newington Primary School’s theatre space.