Colour the world unsurprised that The Lion King‘s return to Singapore has been met with overwhelming response, encouraging an additional 3 weeks of shows with tickets will going on sale for the Singapore from the 4th of April.
The Lion King international tour premiered in Manila in March and will travel to Singapore, Korea and to Taiwan as part of a celebration of the show’s 20th anniversary on stage and the title’s 25th global production.
Seen by over 90 million people around the world and winner of over 70 major international theatre awards, this spectacular musical brings together one of the most innovative creative teams on Broadway. Brilliantly re-imagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney’s beloved film is transformed into a dazzling experience that redefines audiences’ expectations of theatre. The Lion King also features some of the world’s most recognisable music, composed by multi award-winning artists Sir Elton John and Tim Rice.
Singapore audiences will be treated to extraordinary performances by a talented and diverse international cast from around the world. The cast of fifty-one is comprised of the cream of The Lion King performers, including veterans of the acclaimed London, Las Vegas, Australian and Hamburg productions.
In 2011, The Lion King was the longest-running musical in Singapore’s theatrical entertainment history, playing to over 300,000 people during its eight-month season at Marina Bays Sands, surpassing other musicals such as Phantom of the Opera and Cats.