Disney’s award-winning musical, now in its 16th year at London’s Lyceum Theatre
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Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains to the evocative rhythms of Africa, this spectacular production explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the timeless story of Simba and his epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands.

Julie Taymor, one of the world’s most innovative directors, brought a vast array of disciplines to THE LION KING, including extensive experience staging epic theatre and opera productions, exploring classic myths through ritualised puppetry, mask, and movement. THE LION KING was the first musical she directed in the commercial theatre, and Taymor made Broadway history by becoming the first woman to win the Tony Award® for ’Best Director of a Musical’.  

 

This acclaimed production has been seen by over 65 million people around the world, and in addition to the two UK productions can currently be seen in New York, Tokyo, Hamburg, Madrid and on tours of the US and Japan. The Lion King will also open in Brazil and Australia this year.

Children under 3 years of age are not permitted to the Lyceum Theatre

The Lion King News

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney's multi award-winning musical The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre will redefine your expectations of theatre.

Did you see the cast of THE LION KING give an epic performance at West End Live over the weekend? Relive the magic below!

London Theatre News

Opening in the West End in July 2017 Sienna Miller and Jack O'Connell will star in Benedict Andrews' (Young Vic) production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

The Tennessee Williams masterpiece will be at the Apollo Theatre for a strictly limited 12-week run beginning previews 13 July, ahead of a 24 July press night. The run is set to end 7 October.

Multi-award winning actress, writer and comedian Miranda Hart will make her West End debut bringing life to the role of Miss Hannigan in Nikolai Foster's production of Annie.

The musical, based on the Little Orphan Annie comic strips, has become a beloved classic spawning multiple award-winning Broadway and West End runs as well as critically acclaimed films.

When Jez Butterworth’s new play The Ferryman was announced there was an immediate buzz around it. In fact, when tickets to the run at Royal Court Theatre, directed by Sam Mendes went on sale they broke the theatre’s box office record for fastest selling show. Tickets to the entire run sold out its first day on sale.