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Disney’s The Lion King - February 2020 half-term schedule

The Lion King, Can you Feel the Love Tonight. Photo credit: Dewynters Photography © Disney.

DISNEY’S The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre is now booking until July 5, 2020 for individuals and February 12, 2021 for Groups.

As standard, The Lion King plays Tuesday to Saturday at 7.30pm with matinee performances on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 2.30pm. There is no performance on a Monday evening. Over the February half-term schedule (only), a new matinee performance has been added taking place on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 2.30pm.

February half-term performances will take place on February 18, 19, 20, 21, and 22 at 7.30pm and February 19, 20, 22 and 23 at 2.30pm.

After 22 landmark years on Broadway, The Lion King continues as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world. Since its premiere on November 13, 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 three productions worldwide running 15 or more years and another three productions running 20 or more years.

The show has been performed in nine different languages (Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese and Spanish). Productions of The Lion King can be seen on Broadway; in London’s West End; and in Hamburg, Tokyo, Madrid, on tour across the UK & Ireland, in Japan and North America, with a separate production touring internationally, for a total of nine productions running concurrently across the globe.

Having played over 100 cities in 20 countries on every continent except Antarctica, The Lion King‘s worldwide gross exceeds that of any film, Broadway show or other entertainment title in box office history.

The Lion King won six 1998 Tony Awards®: Best Musical, Best Scenic Design (Richard Hudson), Best Costume Design (Julie Taymor), Best Lighting Design (Donald Holder), Best Choreographer (Garth Fagan) and Best Direction of a Musical. The Lion King has also earned more than 70 major arts awards including the 1998 NY Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical, the 1999 Grammy® for Best Musical Show Album, the 1999 Evening Standard Award for Theatrical Event of the Year and the 1999 Olivier Awards for Best Choreography and Best Costume Design.

The show’s director, costume designer and mask co-designer, Julie Taymor continues to play an integral part in the show’s ongoing success. The first woman to win a Tony Award® for Direction of a Musical, Taymor has in recent years supervised new productions of the show around the world.

Image: The Lion King, Can you Feel the Love Tonight. Photo credit: Dewynters Photography © Disney.