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George Asprey as Scar
Shaun Escoffery as Mufasa
Brown Lindiwe Mkhize as Rafiki
Gary Jordan as Zazu
Richard Frame as Timon
Keith Bookman as Pumbaa
Nicholas Afoa as Adult Simba
Janique Charles as Adult Nala
Dominique Planter as Shenzi
David Blake as Banzai
Mark McGee as Ed
Athea Andi, Lahaina Asumang and Ta'niyah Fearon-Telfer and Nia-May Taylor as Young Nala
Theo Grant, Samuelle John-Brown Kenyah Sandy and Hugo Max Woodhouse as Young Simba
Jamie Golding as Standby Timon, Zazu and Pumbaa
Andy Mace as Standby Scar and Pumbaa

Ensemble & Swing

Etian A. Almeida, Lila Anderson, Jonathan Andre, Gabriel Brasilo, Yolanda Burke, Owen Chaponsa, Deborah Dada, Azola Dlamini, Zinhle Dube, Deborah Godchaser, Sandile Gontsana, Makoto Iso, Mthokozisi Emkay Khanyile, Tramaine Lamy, Brain James Leys, Francsico Lins, Stephanie Tsz Mann Lo, Nathan Louis- Ferdinand, Nonhlanhla Makahathini, Sadia McEwen, Mduduzi Mkhethi, Phumlani Mkhize, Daniel Monteiro, Antonie Murray Straughan, Rutendo Mushonga, Crystal Nicholls, Nosipho Nkonqa, Darcel Osei, Kella Panay, Kayode Salina, Lucinano Santos Souza, Poseleto Sejosingoe, Nic Vani, Ricardo Walker-Harris, Connor Williams and Karlene Wray

Please note that casting is subject to change.


Music by Elton John
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Book by Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi
Costume Design by Julie Taymor
Directed by Julie Taymor
Choreographed by Garth Fagan
Scenic Design by Richard Hudson
Lighting Design by Donald Holder

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Transports you to the savannah!

Bringing such an epic landscape to life on the stage is quite a feat of creative skill that has yet to be matched anywhere else on stage... more »

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