Get ready to be the part of
Disney’s popular classic The Lion King at the magnificent Lyceum Theatre London.
The ravishing spectacle has a brilliant cast of 40 actors, singers and dancers.
Masks, puppets and striking costumes, have done the miraculous enlivening up of
the magnificent show The Lion King.
The epic saga of young cub Simba revolves
around his responsibilities to reclaim his kingdom back from the evil uncle
Scar. The brilliant simplicity of The Lion King has been beautifully directed
and designed by Julie Taymor, the Tony award winner.
With the occupancy of 2100,
Lyceum Theatre London is positioned in Westend Theatre in the City of Westminster on Wellington Street.
On 14th July 1834,
the current site marked its opening and was designed by Samuel Beazley. A
balcony was overhanging the dress circle which makes the building unique. With
the stunning collaboration of Peto & Grissell, Lyceum Theatre was
Bertie Crewe reconstructed the
beautifully ornamented Lyceum Theatre in rococo style in the year 1904. Even
after renovation, Beazley’s façade and grand portico had been retained. In the
year 1939, the building was closed and was about to be destroyed. However, it
was transformed into Mecca Ballroom in the year 1951. Holohan Architects
restored it for theatrical purpose in the year 1996.
The present house was opened in
the year 1834 with frontage on Wellington
Street with the name of Theatre Royal Lyceum and
English Opera House. Beazley designed the theatre with the cost of £40,000.
During the initial years, composer John Barnett produced many popular works
such as The Mountain Sylph, Fair Rosamund, Farinelli and many more.
Some of the notable productions
at the Lyceum Theatre are Jesus Christ Superstar, Oklahoma and The Lion King. So come and feel
the eternal magic of mesmerizing London
show The Lion King with your near and dear ones at the Lyceum Theatre!