The Lion King's Palace Theatre Manchester run rescheduled for 2021

When do tickets for The Lion King in Manchester go on sale?

ATG Tickets confirm Julie Taymor's award-winning production cannot run in Autumn 2020

Following on from its record-breaking run at Edinburgh Playhouse, the musical adaptation of Disney's The Lion King was set to transfer to Manchester's Palace Theatre in Autumn 2020. Due to Covid-19 and social distancing regulations, the run has now been rescheduled to Spring 2021.

**** UPDATE 24 Aug 2020 'Due to the ongoing impact of Covid-19, it is with sadness that Disney and ATG have taken the decision to suspend all performances of THE LION KING until Spring 2021. Existing bookings for performances between 22 October to 6 December 2020 are being rescheduled and customers will be contacted in the week commencing 31 August. Customers who hold tickets for performances from 8 December 2020 will be contacted from 21 September 2020 with details of their rescheduled ****

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains, the multi-award-winning smash-hit musical continues to tour the UK. The show received numerous five-star reviews during its Edinburgh run and will no doubt do the same in Manchester in 2021. Fans young and old are invited to join Simba and Nala for an unforgettable show featuring Julie Taymor's incredible costumes and set design, bringing this classic tale to life.

ATG's full statement on venue closures and refund policies features in the show I booked tickets for is cancelled, what should I do next?

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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. It reinvents the film for a whole new audience.

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Thu 8 Sep 2022

£20 / 023 8071 1811

Fri 9 Sep 2022

£20 / 023 8071 1811

Sat 10 Sep 2022

£20 / 023 8071 1811

…and 7 more dates until 18 Sep 2022

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Thu 22 Oct

£20–£112.50 / 0844 847 2275

Fri 23 Oct

£20–£112.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 24 Oct

£20–£112.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 83 more dates until 30 Jan 2021