The Lion King Musical London

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Lyceum Theatre London

21 Wellington Street

Until June 28 2015


Based on the 1994 Disney animated film of the same name with music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice along with the musical score created by Hans Zimmer with choral arrangements by Lebo M. Directed by Julie Taymor. Features actors in animal costumes as well as giant, hollow puppets. The show is produced by Disney Theatrical.


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