MANCHESTER PALACE THEATRE

Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FT

THE LION KING

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Disney's The Lion King tours the UK for the very first time. Be there!

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With a cast of over 40 actors, singers and dancers, the story of THE LION KING is miraculously brought to life using masks, puppets and striking costumes to tell the story of young Simba's epic adventures as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and becoming king.

The stunning simplicity of THE LION KING is the work of a team of designers who draw on diverse cultural influences to recreate the rich colours and vast expanses of the African savanna in this daring and inspiring reinvention of one of the most successful animated films of all time.

Directed and designed by Tony Award winner Julie Taymor, THE LION KING fills the theater with sights and sounds of one of Broadways most imaginative new talents - all to bring new life to Disneys crowd pleasing story of a young princes adventure-filled journey to adulthood - and the throne.

 

Dates

Opening night: 6 December 2012

Closing night: 31 March 2012

Audience

The Lion King is suitable for and aimed at children aged 7 and above. Children younger can be admitted but must occupy, and pay for a seat, but should they become restless, and/or cause a disturbance, they will be asked to leave and there is no refund. Children under 3 are NOT permitted at all. Customers should also be aware that strobe lighting is used several times during the performance. Children aged three years and older are admitted providing they can sit in their seats and not to be a distraction for other members of the audience. Everyone must have a valid ticket. Accompanying adults will be asked to remove any noisy children.

Run time

2 hours and 40 minutes with a 15 minute intermission.

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