Over 95 million people worldwide have witnessed the phenomenon of Disney’s THE LION KING and finally Hong Kong audiences can share the experience.
Michael Cassel Group in association with Disney Theatrical Productions is proud to announce the international tour of Disney’s THE LION KING will premiere in Hong Kong at the end of the year. Presented locally by iMe Global Limited, the show will open from Wednesday, 18th December 2019 at AsiaWorld-Expo, Arena, specially set up in Theatre-Mode. The international tour, which is the 25th global production of Broadway’s award-winning musical, will be performed in English with Chinese surtitles.
“We’re thrilled to bring the world-renowned stage production of THE LION KING to Hong Kong,” said Thomas Schumacher, President & Producer, Disney Theatrical Productions. “Julie Taymor and her extraordinary creative team have realized a production of enormous scale, beauty and heart and I cannot wait for new audiences to join us.”
This international tour of THE LION KING premiered in Manila in March 2018 and has continued to break box office records everywhere it goes including Manila, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. With packed audiences on their feet every night in each city it plays, it is thrilling to announce news of the Hong Kong season which will no doubt be the talk-of-the-town event.
Michael Cassel, Producer and Chief Executive, Michael Cassel Group said: “This is the first time that THE LION KING will play in Hong Kong, an incredibly vibrant and dynamic global city. We’re thrilled that this wonderful international company, representing nineteen nationalities, will now share this phenomenal production with Hong Kong audiences.”