The award-winning musical, The Lion King, officially opened at West End on October 19th, 1999. Adapted from the 1994 hit film by Disney, director and designer Julie Taymor has created a marvelous spectacle by bringing the flora and fauna of Africa to life on stage.
Your senses are in for an absolute treat with the colorful setting of the Pridelands, against the timeless original score by Elton John and Tim Rice, with additional songs by Hans Zimmer, Julie Taymor, Mark Mancina, and Lebo M.
Celebrating its 21st year at Lyceum Theatre, Julie Taymor’s redefined version of the musical will go beyond anything you’ve ever imagined. Transport yourself to the heart of the Pridelands as you watch the giraffes strut, the gazelles leap, and the lions roar!
Lion King: The Musical is based on a hit film of the same name by Walt Disney in 1994. Set in the Pridelands of Africa comes the inspiring story of a young cub Simba and his journey through life.
Simba learns all about Pride Rock and the kingdom from his father Mufasa. His Uncle Scar is rather unhappy about Simba’s birth, which ruins his chances of succession. Scar, along with his hyenas, plot to kill Simba and Mufasa and take over the Pridelands with a terribly vengeful plan.
A series of unfortunate events lead to Scar tricking Simba into running away from his home and never coming back. Scar takes over as King, while Simba is on his own journey far away. As Simba grows into a young lion, his past catches up to him and he must return to Pride Rock and fulfill his destiny.
Listen to songs such as Can You Feel The Love Tonight”, “Circle of Life”, “I Just Can’t Wait to be King”, and “Be Prepared”, including the iconic “Hakuna Matata” at the Lion King Musical.
Book your online tickets for the Lion King musical and secure your seats now! Watch this adorable story unfold at the Lyceum Theatre, London.
Booking Period: From 7 Sept - 2 October 2022
Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.
Lyceum Theatre, located just off the Strand on Wellington Street, dates back to 1765. The venue has served many purposes over the years including the hosting of a circus, a chapel, an exhibition by Madame Tussauds, and many more. It even served as an English Opera House for a few years. Ever since 1999, it has been home to the world-renowned musical, The Lion King.
Seating Capacity: 2100
The Lyceum Theatre Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.
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Address: Lyceum Theatre, 21 Wellington Street, London
Tube: The nearest tube stations are Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern Line) and Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line).
Bus: RV1, X68, 1, 6, 11, 13, 23, 59, 68, 87, 168, 171, 172, 188, or 243 to Aldwych and 4, 9, 15, 26, 34, 76, 91, 139, or 176 to Strand.
Available Facilities: In-house lounge, Coat check, Wheelchair accessible.
Accessibility: Lyceum Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone.
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Lyceum Theatre.
Outside Food: Please note that outside food is strictly prohibited inside Lyceum theatre.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theatre is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
You can book online tickets to The Lion King from 7 Sept - 2 October 2022.
The ticket price for The Lion King will vary with the seats you choose. However, tickets can be purchased at prices starting from £30
The Lion King is suited for a general audience aged 6 years and above.
The Lion King runs for 2 hours and 30 minutes, with 1 interval in between.
The Lion King will start playing in Lyceum Theatre from 7 Sept 2021.
You can watch the West End show The Lion King at Lyceum Theatre, London.
By booking your Lion King tickets with us, you may avail of exclusive discounts.
Yes. Since Lyceum Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone, viewers can purchase accessible tickets for The Lion King.
Yes. Children above the age of 3 can attend The Lion King with a separate ticket.
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