The Walt Disney Company UK and Ireland and Edinburgh Playhouse today have announced a seven week extension for THE LION KING. Surpassing the show’s previous record breaking 15 week season in 2013, tickets will go on general sale from Thursday 10 September for performances Tuesday 11 February – Sunday 29 March 2020.
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After 21 landmark years on Broadway, and now in 2019 celebrating 20 years in London, THE LION KING continues ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world. Since its Broadway premiere on November 13th 1997, 25 global productions have been seen by more than 100 million people. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher, THE LION KING has made theatrical history with six productions worldwide running 15 or more years.