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.