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.
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.