The Lion King Production History

The Lion King Show Information

Previews: September 24, 1999
Opening:October 19, 1999
Theatres: Lyceum Theatre (London, )
9/24/1999 - ?
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:West End
Running Time:2 hours 45 minutes
Intermissions:
Official Website http://www.thelionking.co.uk/
Show type Musical
Other titles:
  • Der König der Löwen (German title)

Other Productions of The Lion King

1997   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1999   West End London Production
West End
2002   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
2003   Chicago Chicago Production
Chicago

The Lion King Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
2000 Olivier Awards Best Actor in a Musical Rob Edwards
2000 Olivier Awards Best Actress in a Musical Josette Bushell-Mingo
2000 Olivier Awards Best Costume Designer Julie Taymor
2000 Olivier Awards Best Director Julie Taymor
2000 Olivier Awards Best Lighting Designer Donald Holder
2000 Olivier Awards Best Set Designer Richard Hudson
2000 Olivier Awards Best Theatre Choreographer Garth Fagan
2000 Olivier Awards Radisson Edwardian Award for Best New Musical Elton John
2000 Olivier Awards Radisson Edwardian Award for Best New Musical Tim Rice
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Choreography Garth Fagan
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Costume Design Julie Taymor
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Director - Musical Julie Taymor
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical Max Cassella
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical Geoffrey Hoyle
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Tsidii Le Loka
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Lighting Design Donald Holder
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Musical The Lion King
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Orchestrations Robert Elhai
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Orchestrations David Metzger
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Orchestrations Bruce Fowler
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Puppet Design Julie Taymor
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Puppet Design Michael Curry
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Set Design - Musical Richard Hudson
1999 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Sound Design Tony Meola
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