SHOW OF THE WEEK: DISNEY'S THE LION KING AT THE LYCEUM THEATRE
| By London Theatre Direct
If you haven't yet seen Disney's smash hit musical THE LION KING at the Lyceum Theatre, then what the jungle are you waiting for?!
Disney's The Lion King is, quite simply, the most amazing theatrical experience you will get in the West End. But don't just take our word for it, read these incredible reviews:
THE LION KING REVIEWS
"A ravishing spectacle. I can hardly wait to see it again."
Georgina Brown, Mail on Sunday
"For once a mega-musical lives up to the hype; this is a dazzling show."
Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph
"A blockbuster musical with beauty and brains."
Sarah Hemming, The Financial Times
"Pure delight floods the Lyceum Theatre."
Paul Taylor, The Independent
"It lights up the West End with a blaze of fabulous imagination."
Nicholas De Jongh, Evening Standard
"An indisputable triumph... superlative entertainment; puts most other mega-musicals in the shade."
John Gross, Sunday Telegraph
"My jaw hit my knees... Is 'The Lion King' as good as they say it is? - Dammit Yes!"
Robert Gore-Langton, The Express
"This is a wonderful, wonderful musical: thrilling, warm-hearted, inventive and original. 'The Lion King' will touch a deep chord in everybody."
John Peter, Sunday Times
"You hope all nights at the theatre will be like this. 'The Lion King' restores true magic to the West End."
Michael Coveney, Daily Mail
THE LION KING AWARDS
Visit London Award 2007
Visit London Award 2006
Laurence Olivier Awards, 1999
Best Choreography - Garth Fagan
Best Costume Design - Julie Taymor
Evening Standard Award, 1999
Theatrical Event of the Year
Ivor Novello Music Awards, 2000
International Achievement in Musical Theatre
Critics’ Circle Theatre Award, 1999 (UK)
Best Designer - Julie Taymor & Richard Hudson