Interesting Facts About The Lion King

Get set for a memorable time with your dear ones with magnificent Disney’s loved show, The Lion King at the magnificent Lyceum Theatre! The popular London show made its debut in the year 2000 in London and went on becoming one of the most loved London Westend shows. Julie Taymor’s epic production is a stunning amalgamation of live action, puppetry and incredible sets.

The classic movie has been enlivened up onstage featuring colourful characters. The show is set against the backdrop of African savannah, featuring life sized elephant to the lovable, yet evil hyenas. The show features heart touching musical composition by the duo Elton John and Tim Rice. Some of the popular musical numbers are “The Circle of Life”, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King”.

Set against the backdrop of African pride-lands commences with the birth of Simba the Lion Cub to King Mufasa and Queen Sarabi. The evil brother of Mufasa, Scar wants to be the king of the Pride lands and is jealous of the newborn Prince. He conspires to get rid of the King and his family to be the King of Pride Rock.

The show Lion King features some great relationships such as between Simba and Nala. When Mufasa is killed in a Stampede, Simba has to leave the place and forms friendship with new friends Timon and Pumba, along with Nala. All of them convince him to return and reclaim his kingdom from his evil uncle Scar.

The heart-warming saga features talented cast and musicians and offers mesmerizing musical composition. The show is enjoyed a lot by the young and the young at heart. If you have enjoyed the 1994 movie then you must experience the live on stage show. The Lion King is a mind blowing experience for the theatre lovers. The Lion King is suitable for children aged 7 and up. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted. The two hours and forty five minutes show is a complete musical treat for theatre lovers. If you are looking for enjoyable experience, then you must go for award winning London show, The Lion King!


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