The Lion King

Tour synopsis, cast & creatives

The Lion King
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. The Lion King website.
Approximate runtime 2 hours 2 minutes.


Stephenson Arden-Sodje (Simba), Nokwanda Khuzwayo (Nala|), Alan Mchale (Timon), Owain Rhys Davies (Ed), Matthew Forbes (Zazu), Jean-Luc Guizonne (Mufasa), Richard Hurst (Scar), Rebecca Omogbehin (Shenzi), Thandazile Soni (Rafiki), Carl Sanderson (Pumbaa), Simon Trinder (Banzai)


Book by(s): Roger Allers, Irene Mecchi
Music(s): Elton John, Tim Rice, Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Hans Zimmer
Design(s): Julie Taymor, Richard Hudson
Company: Walt Disney
Director: Julie Taymor
Lighting: Donald Holder
Costume: Taymor
Choreographer: Garth Fagan

Tour details for The Lion King 2021 to 2022

Between 24th March 2022 and 15th October 2022 this tour will visit 5 venues in; Bradford, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Southampton and Manchester.
Current and future dates only.
This production has been listed in 2 venues since 23rd December 2021.

Dates for The Lion King (Musical) tour

Currently showing
Thu, 24th March 2022 to Sat, 28th May 2022
  Alhambra Theatre, Bradford»

Sun, 29th May 2022 to Sat, 4th June 2022
  Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh» - 2 suppliers available

Thu, 7th July 2022 to Sat, 27th August 2022
  Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff»

Thu, 8th September 2022 to Sat, 15th October 2022
  Mayflower Theatre, Southampton» - 1 suppliers available

From Thu, 27th October 2022
  Palace Theatre, Manchester» - 2 suppliers available
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Production: T0175508054
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