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The Lion King archiveThe stage adaptation of the Disney film taken from an original African story. A young lion grows up and learns that taking over the pride requires wisdom and maturity. Simba is the young lion, his wicked uncle is Scar and his father, killed by his uncle, is King Mustafa. The roles of Young Simba and Young Nala to be played by local talent The Lion King website.
Performers Cleveland Cathnott (Mufasa), Stephen Carlile (Scar), Gugwana Dlamini (Rafiki), Meilyr Sion (Zazu), Nicholas Nkuna (Simba), Carol Stennett (Nala), John Hasler (Timon), Mark Roper (Pumbaa), Gbemisola Ikumelo (Shenzi), Daniel Norford (Banzai), Philip Oakland (Ed), David Albury (Ensemble), Keisha Amponsa Banson (Ensemble), Tovah-Marie Bembridge (Ensemble), Magalie Brito (Ensemble), Thembelihle Cele (Ensemble), Sup Dhanasunthorn (Ensemble), Tiesha Duncan (Ensemble), Thibault Durand (Ensemble), Kwesi Jeffers (Ensemble), Aiko Kato (Ensemble), Mduduzi Madela (Ensemble), Hope Maine (Ensemble), Noni Makhathini (Ensemble), Mariano Manzela (Ensemble), Iamnia Montalvo (Ensemble), Giovani Napoly (Ensemble), Anna Ella Neocel (Ensemble), Nosipho Nkonqa (Ensemble), Sindisiwe Nxumalo (Ensemble), Phindile Nyandemi (Ensemble), Mark Peachy (Ensemble), George Rae (Ensemble), Lloyd Rathebe (Ensemble), Jeffrey Richardson (Ensemble), Georgey Souchette (Ensemble), Alex Thomas (Ensemble), Taresha Rommick (Ensemble), Thuli Thusi (Ensemble), Jean Vinicius das Neves Salomao (Ensemble), Jermaine Woods (Ensemble), Charlene Zijlstra (Ensemble), Bonga Zulu (Ensemble), Sibongoseni Zulu (Ensemble).
Book by Roger Allers. Book by Irene Mecchi. Music Elton John. Music Tim Rice. Music Lebo M. Design Julie Taymor. Music Mark Mancina. Music Hans Zimmer. Company Walt Disney. Director Julie Taymor. Costume Julie Taymor. Choreographer Garth Fagan.

The Lion King

Musical :: show/work:S1765615186, production/tour:T537651501

Archive Listings

29 Jun 13
to
28 Sep 13
The Lion King
Musical :: listing:L0854263164, production:T537651501, show:S1765615186, venue: V145
Birmingham Hippodrome
Birmingham
West Midlands
27 Apr 13
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22 Jun 13
The Lion King
Musical :: listing:L02129198737, production:T537651501, show:S1765615186, venue: V020759267
Bord Gais Energy Theatre (formerly Grand Canal Theatre)
Dublin
Dublin
1 Dec 12
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20 Apr 13
The Lion King
Musical :: listing:L01687841444, production:T537651501, show:S1765615186, venue: V490
Palace Theatre
Manchester
Greater Manchester
31 Aug 12
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17 Nov 12
The Lion King
Musical :: listing:L0985725149, production:T537651501, show:S1765615186, venue: V856
Hippodrome
Bristol
City of Bristol

UKTW News/Reviews

News: The Lion King Tour
18Sep12: Two new venues
The Lion King review
07Sep12: The touring show starts in Bristol.
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News: Lion King to tour
06Feb12: Disney's The Lion King is to tour in 2012/13.

User Reviews

Jim (06Sep12):

Good touring transfer. Voice balance a bit off so hard to hear words. Clearing stuff from stage and getting flying wires on and off will become quicker with practice I'm sure ... great night out.

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