Disney’s Lion King Manchester , Palace Theatre
Take a trip to the Serengeti Plains with Disney’s The Lion King in Manchester at the Palace Theatre this winter.
Running from Thursday 27th October 2022 to Sunday 19th February 2023, Disney’s The Lion King will be heading to the Palace Theatre Manchester stage.
Watch in awe as giraffes strut, gazelles leap and birds swoop bringing the Serengeti and the story of Simba to life on the stage.
With ingenious puppetry, stunning effects and enchanting music will transport you to the heart of the African Pridelands.
The show boasts a cast of 50 actors, singers and dancers all bringing the story of The Lion King to life.
Watch as the use of masks, puppets and striking costumes to tell the story of Simba’s epic adventures as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and becoming king.
The stunning artistry of the production is the work of a team of designers who drew on diverse cultural influences to recreate the rich colours and vast expanses of the African Savannah in this daring and inspiring reinvention of one of the most successful animated feature films of all time.
The previous tour of Disney’s The Lion King broke attendance records across the nation. Since the UK premiere in 1999, The Lion King has entertained more than 16 million theatregoers and is the sixth longest-running West End musical of all time.
The original score from the animated film has been for the stage and now features 15 musical numbers.
As well as writing completely new songs, South African composer Lebo M created an evocative blend of African rhythms and chorales, with additional material by Julie Taymor and Mark Mancina.
Elton John and Tim Rice have added three new numbers to the five that they wrote for the award-winning score of the animated film.
The resulting sound of The Lion King is a fusion of Western popular music and the distinctive sounds and rhythms of Africa, including the Academy Award®-winning Can You Feel The Love Tonight and the haunting Shadowland.
Tickets for Disney’s Lion King The Musical for thePalace Theatre Manchester run on the link below.