London Theatres List
London Shows List
Cheapest London Theatre tickets
London Theatre breaks
The Lion King
Book The Lion King tickets
|Dates:||Friday 24th September 1999 to Open ended run|
|Time(s)||Evenings: Tue - Sat 7:30pm|
Matinee: Wed & Sat 2:00pm,
|Duration||2hrs 50m including a 20 minute interval|
|Author(s)||Rogers Allers & Irene Mecchi|
|Music||Elton John, additional songs by Hans Zimmer, Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin|
|Design||Julie Taymor and Michael Curry - masks and puppets. Scenic design - Richard Hudson|
|Costume Design||Julie Taymor|
|Awards||The Lion King won of 6 Tony Awards on Broadway, in 1998, including Best Musical, Best Director of a Musical, Best Scenic Design, Best Lighting Design, Best Costume Design and Best Choreography.|
It went on to win 25 major awards and has become one of the most sought-after tickets in Broadway history.
Tim Rice and Elton John's musical score won an Oscar for 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight?'.
This production won the 1999 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for 'Theatrical Event of the Year 1999'.
The Lion King won Best Theatre Choreographer for Garth Fagan and Best Costume Designer for Julie Taymor at the 2000 Olivier Awards.
|Notes||The Lion King is not reccomended for children under 5|
| ||Related web site|
The Lion King
The Lion King - Information
The Lion King - Background & History
The Lion King - Story
The Lion King - Reviews
Showing @ Lyceum Theatre