West End Live 2022 – Performance videos now online

West End Live 2022

The performance schedule for West End Live 2022 is announced. The two-day event on 25 & 26 June showcases West End theatre productions

London Theatre Week – London’s Longest Running Musicals for £15, £25, £35 or £45

London Theatre Week Feb 2022

London Theatre Week is now underway. Tickets for London’s longest running musicals for £15, £25, £35 or £45. Book now don’t miss out.

Disney’s The Lion King To Open In Antarctica

The Lion King Antartica

BritishTheatre.com can reveal that The Lion King is to open is a specially built 2000 seat ice theatre in Antarctica. The show which will open on 1st April 2019 will be the first piece of theatre to be presented on the seventh continent. For those who thought Frozen on Broadway was an achievement – all we can say is you ain’t seen nothing yet! In its 20th year, The Lion King continues ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world. Since its Broadway premiere on November 13, 1997, 24 global productions have been seen by more than 90 million people. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher), The Lion King is the only show in history to generate six productions worldwide running 15 or more years. Performed in eight different languages (Japanese, German, Korean, French, Dutch, Spanish, Mandarin and Portuguese), productions of  Lion King can … Read more

Top 100 Greatest Musicals Poll – Number 4 – The Lion King

The Lion King Lyceum Theatre

Based on the 1994 Disney animated film of the same name, The Lion King features music by Elton John, lyrics by Tim Rice, musical score by Hans Zimmer and choral arrangements by Lebo M. Under the direction of visionary director Julie Taymor, who combined puppetry, with ground-breaking stagecraft, The Lion King soon became of the most popular stage musicals around the world. Opening on Broadway in 1997, it is now Broadway’s third-longest running show in history and the highest grossing Broadway production of all time. The London production opening in 1999 and is still running. The show became the highest earning show in box-office history for both stage and film in 2014 when it surpassed The Phantom Of The Opera. The Broadway Production of The Lion King won 6 Tony Awards including Best Musical and 8 Drama Desk Awards. Productions of The Lion King have now been seen across the … Read more

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