Michael Cassel Group in association with Disney Theatrical Productions announces the first international tour of the world’s #1 musical, Disney’s THE LION KING, to premiere in Manila in March 2018 with additional engagements in Singapore(June 2018), Korea (October 2018), Taiwan (2019) and South Africa (2020).
The international tour, which will be performed in English, will launch in celebration of THE LION KING’s 20th anniversary on stage and the title’s 25th global production.
"We're proud to partner with our long-time friend Michael Cassel to bring the world renowned stage production of THE LION KING to these vibrant cities," said Thomas Schumacher, president and producer, Disney Theatrical Productions. "Julie Taymor and her extraordinary creative team have realized a production of enormous scale, beauty, and heart. I cannot wait for new audiences to join us in the Philippines, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, and South Africa, the show's creative birthplace."
The show's director, costume designer, and mask co-designer Julie Taymor said, "It's wonderful that these countries in Asia will be able to experience this new South African cast of THE LION KING. They're in for a tremendous treat as the soul of this music will come through these extraordinary performers. Asia is a big part of my life, having spent four years in Indonesia and traveled throughout many countries in the region. It is thrilling to bring this production back to a part of the world that has been a major inspiration in my life."
Here the official video of the Disney’s The Lion King - Musical.
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(Photo courtesy of the Michael Cassel Group and Disney Theatrical Productions)