The Lion King extends run at Edinburgh Playhouse due to huge demand, find out how to get tickets

The Lion King extends run at Edinburgh Playhouse due to huge demand, find out how to get tickets

Best-selling Disney musical to run in the Scottish capital for a further seven weeks

Due to overwhelming demand, The Lion King: The Musical will run at Edinburgh Playhouse for a further seven weeks, extending the run until Sun 29 March 2020. The second wave of tickets are available to the public from Tue 10 Sep.

Back in 2013, the show ran at the venue for a record-breaking 15 weeks. Throughout the 2019/2020 season, the show will surpass this milestone with extra performances announced for Tue 11 Feb–Sun 29 Mar 2020. The newly announced performances bring the show's run up to a mammoth 17 weeks in the Scottish capital. The Lion King's run at the Edinburgh Playhouse mark the show's only Scottish venue to be part of its UK and Ireland tour.

Disney's The Lion King runs at Edinburgh Playhouse from Thu 5 Dec 2019–Sun 29 Mar 2020. Tickets for the newly announced Feb–Mar shows go on sale on Tue 10 Sep.

The Lion King

  • Directed by: Julie Taymor
  • Written by: Roger Allers, Elton John (music), Tim Rice (lyrics), Mark Mancina (music & lyrics), Lebo M (music & lyrics), Hans Zimmer (music & lyrics), Julie Taymor (lyrics), Irene Mecchi

Julie Taymor's puppet-powered stage version of Disney's spectacular tale of a dead king and an errant son is a feast of exuberant theatre for the whole family, with show-stopping visual effects, gripping drama and plenty of laughs.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 22 Feb

£20–£95 / 0844 871 3014

Sun 23 Feb

£20–£95 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 25 Feb

£20–£95 / 0844 871 3014

…and 46 more dates until 18 Apr

Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E

Sat 22 Feb

£20–£245 / 0844 871 3000

Sun 23 Feb

£20–£245 / 0844 871 3000

Tue 25 Feb

£20–£245 / 0844 871 3000

…and 190 more dates until 4 Oct

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Mon 1 Jun

£25–£59 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 22 Oct

£20–£142.50 / 0844 847 2275

Fri 23 Oct

£20–£142.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 84 more dates until 30 Jan 2021