If you are planning to see The Lion King, it would be useful for you to check out our interactive Lyceum Theatre Seating Plan before you go.
The Lyceum is quite a large theatre with different prices in different locations throughout the auditorium.
The Lyceum theatre seating chart can be found on many websites, along with reviews from other members of the public which can sometimes be helpful, or can actually sometimes confuse you. For example what may be classed officially by the producers as a top price clear view seat, may have had a bad review written by someone that found the experience themselves unsatisfactory. If you plan to read reviews on Lion King and the Lyceum seat plan, you must always remember they are not official and is simply someone else’s opinion which may be different to yours.
It’s normally better to get guidance from the theatre itself, or from official guides.
The Stalls is the main seating area in front of the stage. Most people that visit the theatre want to be sat here as they get the best view, however don’t forget seats on the sides or at the back section may not have a clear view. This can be identified when looking at the Lyceum Theatre seat chart, as the prices may vary, indicating those of less price will be less of a good view. Front row seating also can have a bad view especially if the stage is set high, you will need to look up most of the time. But remember different theatres and the layouts vary a lot.
The next level above the stalls is the royal circle, and again many want to be sat in the first 3-4 rows in the middle, as this is also classed as best seating. Seats are normally tiered here and are great if you have small children, or if you are not particularly tall. The main section of this area is classed as top price, but again there are lower prices for side seats and back 3 rows.
Lastly the level above and can be quite high is the Grand Circle. These are normally where the cheap seats for Lion King are, simply because they are further back and higher. They are still clear view but obviously not as close to the stage. The Lyceum Theatre seating plan will show you that the cheapest seats can be often found at the back of the grand circle section.
We've taken out some of the guess work when booking your Lion King tickets at the Lyceum Theatre as we have interactive seating plans available to see exactly where you are seated at the Lyceum auditorium.
By James Astles
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