Why See The Lion King?
The Lion King Back in Toronto
Journey to the African savanna with this groundbreaking adaptation of Disney's The Lion King. Devised by Tony winner Julie Taymor, this musical brings the story of Simba and co. to life with sumptuous costumes and choreography, complex puppetry, and all the songs you loved from the movie, plus some new ones! Described as 'Hamlet with fur', The Lion King is an epic adventure about a young lion cub who must return home to reclaim his destiny, after he is forced into exile by his villainous uncle.
The Lion King opened on Broadway in 1997, and has been running ever since. It has six Tony Awards to its name, including Best Musical, and has earned over $6 billion from all of its worldwide productions. With Disney's new live action version hitting screens July 2019, there's no better time to experience this Broadway blockbuster on the stage!
Previews from: 13 June 2019
Opening night: 13 June 2019
Recommended for ages 6 and older. This production also contains strobe lighting.
2 hours and 30 minutes, including intermission
Cast and Creative
Directed by Julie Taymor
Choreography by Garth Fagan
Music by Elton John
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Book by Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi
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Next available performances
Thu, Jun 13
Fri, Jun 14
Mon, Jun 17
Tue, Jun 18
Wed, Jun 19
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