Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney‘s multi-award winning musical The Lion King will redefine your expectations of theatre.
Brilliantly reimagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney’s beloved film has been transformed into a spectacular theatrical experience that explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music.
At its heart is the powerful and moving story of Simba – the epic adventure of his journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.
The current cast includes George Asprey (SCAR), Shaun Escoffery (MUFASA), Thenjiwe Thendiva Nofemele (RAFIKI), Gary Jordan (ZAZU), Jamie McGregor (TIMON), Mark Roper (PUMBAA), Owen Chaponda (SIMBA), Merryl Ansah (NALA), Rhiane Drummond (SHENZI), Jorell Coiffic-Kamall (BANZAI), Mark Tatham (ED).
Garry Lake (STANDBY SCAR, ZAZU AND PUMBAA), Tramaine Lamy (SWING/CHILDREN’S DIRECTOR), Francisco Lins (SWING/DANCE CAPTAIN), Stephanie Lo (SWING/DANCE CAPTAIN), Barnaby Thompson (STANDBY ZAZU, TIMON, PUMBAA AND ED), Scott Maurice (STANDBY MUFASA), Sadia McEwen (SARABI/ENSEMBLE).
ENSEMBLE – Gibsa Bah, Stedroy Cabey, Nikki Cheung, Azola Dlamini, Darius Drooh, Gennaro Maffettone, Lanya Matthews, Daniel Mejia, Siphosihle Mlombile, Keitumetse Molea, Ntethelelo Nhlapo, Aphiwe Nyezi, Peace Nzirawa, Poseletso Sejosingoe, Luciano Santos Souza, Dillan Hope Suttle, Gesztenye Taiwo, Christina Walters and Francesca Thompson, Jane Carla Leynes.
SWINGS – Lwando Bam, Etian A Almeida, Donna Clovis, Kat Collings, Kuan Frye, Sandile Gontsana
SWING, Nosipho Nkonqa, Phindile Nyandeni, Charlotte Samaroo, Candice Holdford, Tomas Larraguivel, Bonginkosi Jay Hlatshwayo and Connor Williams.
Emrys Zeph Adamah/Xavier Joshua Beharry/Theo Querico/Carmelo Ivan Seruw-Pedroso/ (YOUNG SIMBA), Mia-Nicole Alexander/Divine Cole/Isabelle Dawodu/Amber Koduah-Hutchison/ (YOUNG NALA).