Disney’s award-winning musical The Lion King explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music. It follows the powerful story of Simba as he journeys from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.
Now in its 24th year at London's Lyceum Theatre, visionary director Julie Taymor’s acclaimed reimagining of Disney's beloved film will redefine your expectation of theatre.
Rafiki represents a Sangoma healer from southern Africa. You will see a number of different ‘medicinal’ items on her costume including bottles and shells. She walks using a staff suggesting age and wisdom.
Zazu is represented by two elements – the actor who plays the character, and the puppet. This is an example of the 'double event' which allows the audience to encounter the animal traits of the design and the human emotions of the actors simultaneously.