The award winning London show, The Lion King is a complete audio visual treat for theatre lovers. Lyceum theatre is running the show with packed houses. Walt Disney’s The Lion King made its grand debut in London Westend in the year 1999 and since then set the box office register ringing. Julie Taymor’s epic production is a brilliant combination of live action, puppetry and mind blowing sets. The classic show features colourful characters against the backdrop of African savannah.
The Lion King features life sized elephant, evil hyenas and many more. One of the key highlight of the blockbuster London show is heart touching musical numbers penned by song writing duo Elton John and Tim Rice. The show also features heart warming musical numbers like “The Circle of Life”, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King”.
The award winning London show is set against the backdrop of African pride-lands featuring 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 Pride Rock and is jealous of the newborn Prince. To get rid of Simba, he conspires against King Mufasa and his family. After the death of Mufasa and Queen, Scar advises Simba to run away and never return.
Simba forms a strong relationship with Nala along with new friends Timon and Pumba. All his friends convince him to return and reclaim his kingdom from his evil Uncle Scar. The heart warming saga has been enlivened up onstage featuring talented cast and musicians.
The opulent Lyceum Theatre is located in the area of London known as Covent Garden. This is one of the most vibrant and exciting part of the city in the heart of London’s Theatreland. The popular theatre is located close to some of the popular and variety of restaurants. The venue is located near some of the high street shops. You can also enjoy visit to some of the popular tourist attractions such as the London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Market and the Royal Opera House. You can also enjoy visit to Soho, Leicester Square and Chinatown as they are located at a walking distance from the theatre.