The Lion King
Disney’s beloved film The Lion King has been transformed into a spectacular theatrical experience at the Lyceum Theatre.
Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney’s multi-award winning musical The Lion King will redefine your expectations of the theatre. Brilliantly reimagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney’s beloved film has been transformed into a spectacular theatrical experience that explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music.
At its heart is the powerful and moving story of Simba – the epic adventure of his journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as the King of the Pridelands.
The Lion King score is by Elton John with lyrics by Tim Rice and includes The Circle of Life, Can You Feel the Love Tonight, Hakuna Matata and He Lives in You.
★★★★★”One of the most joyous and spectacular musicals in years! ” Daily Mail
★★★★★”An indisputable triumph…superlative entertainment; puts most other mega-musicals in the shade” Sunday Telegraph
★★★★★”A ravishing spectacle” Mail on Sunday
★★★★★”It lights up the West End with a blaze of fabulous imagination” Evening Standard
The Lion King is based on the 1994 Walt Disney Animation Studios’ animated feature film of the same name and debuted in July 1997 in Minneapolis before transferring to Broadway in October 1997. It’s Broadway’s third longest-running show in history and has grossed more than $1 billion, making it the highest-grossing Broadway production of all time. The show opened in the West End in October 1999 where it has played more than 7,500 performances. Worldwide, over 100 million people
21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7RQ
Covent Garden or Temple
Cancellation Policy: No exchanges or refunds
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes including one interval
Age Guidance: Children under 3 years of age are not permitted to enter the Lyceum Theatre. The Lion King is recommended for ages 6 and up. All persons aged 16 or under must be accompanied by an adult and may not sit on their own within the auditorium. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket.