About the Show/Event
Information for The Lion King
at Palace Theatre, Manchester
(Musical). The 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. Postponed due to COVID-19. The tour will now start in Spring 2021 The Lion King website
Approximate runtime 122minutes (including any interval).
Performers Nick Afoa (Simba), Josslynn Hlenti (Nala), Thandazile Soni (Rafiki), Steve Beirnaert (Timon), Matthew Forbes (Zazu), Jean-Luc Guizonne (Mufasa), Richard Hurst (Scar), Alan McHale (Ed), Rebecca Omogbehin (Shenzi), Carl Sanderson (Pumba), Simon Trinder (Banzai), Lwandeolwethu Dennis Bam, Khanyisani Beato, Nigel Brown, Rushand Chambers, Tau-En Chien, Javier Cid, Jorrell Coiffic-Kamall, Tevin Daniel, Tim Driesen, Matthew Elliot-Campbell, Oraine Frater, Brian Gilligan, Daniel Griffith, Alicia Hayward, Zalika Henry, Caleaf Hensen, Olivia Jones, Melvin La Blanc, Jochebel Ohene MacCarthy, Zanele Mazibuko, Daniel De Jesus Mejia Garcia, Zanele Ndlovu, Buhle Nkomo, Brianna Ogunbawo, Paige Peddie, Tara Price, Charlotte Samaroo, Cristiane Santos De Jesus, Mamido Bomboko Souchu, Sherry Tay, Francesca Thompson, Connor Pele Williams, Maria Yim, Bukiwe Zinganto.
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. Design Richard Hudson. Lighting Donald Holder. Costume Taymor. Choreographer Garth Fagan.