Cast & Creative

  • Elton John Music
  • Tim Rice Lyrics
  • Roger Allers Book
  • Irene Mecchi Book
  • Julie Taymor Director, Costume Design, Mask/Puppet Co-Design, Additional Lyrics
  • Garth Fagan Choreographer
  • Lebo M. Additional Music & Lyrics, Vocal Score, Choral Director
  • Mark Mancina Additional music & lyrics, Music produced for the stage, Additional Score
  • Hans Zimmer Additional Music & Lyrics
  • Jay Rifkin Additional Music & Lyrics
  • Richard Hudson Scenic Design
  • Donald Holder Lighting Design
  • Michael Curry Mask & Puppet Design
  • Michael Ward Hair & Makeup Design
  • Steve Canyon Kennedy Sound Design
  • Robert Elhai Associate Music Producer, Orchestrator
  • David Metzger Orchestrator
  • Bruce Fowler Orchestrator
  • Anthony Lyn Associate Director
  • David Kreppel Music Supervisor
  • Marey Griffith Associate Choreographer
  • Duma Ndlovu South African Casting Director
  • Did you know?

    From screen to stage, it took 3 years to develop THE LION KING.
  • Chachano Báez Swing
  • Sheena Bentoy Young Nala at certain performances
  • Dayan Kingsley Beukes Ensemble
  • Björn Blignaut Banzai
  • Tertia Coetzee-Dippenaar Ensemble
  • Viridiana Cortés Swing
  • Julien Joshua M. Dolor Jr. Young Simba at certain performances
  • Noxolo Dlamini Nala
  • Felipe Flores Ensemble
  • Jabulani Gambu Ensemble
  • Liso Gcwabe Ensemble
  • Calvyn Grandling Simba
  • Pierre van Heerden Pumbaa
  • Sheila Hernández Ensemble
  • André Jewson Zazu
  • Phumelele Jili Ensemble
  • Kudzai Christine Kapswarah Ensemble
  • Mthokozisi Emkay Khanyile Mufasa
  • Amanda Kunene Ensemble
  • Antony Lawrence Scar
  • Sfiso Matlala Ensemble
  • Uma Martin Young Nala at certain performances
  • Jamie McGregor Timon
  • Lungile Mkhize Ensemble
  • Fumane Moeketsi Ensemble
  • Candida Mosoma Shenzi
  • Noluyanda Mqulwana Ensemble
  • Zodwa Mrasi Ensemble
  • Lwazi Mzimase Swing
  • Felicity Kyle Napuli Young Nala at certain performances
  • Zolina Ngejane Ensemble
  • Thato Nkwe Ensemble
  • Thabani Ntuli Ensemble
  • Peace Nzirawa Ensemble
  • Nonofo Olekeng Ensemble
  • Ntsepa Pitjeng Rafiki
  • Angeles Reyes Ensemble
  • Khanyisani Shoba Ensemble
  • Phumelele Sikhakhane Ensemble
  • Romy Jo Swales Ensemble
  • Mark Tatham Ed
  • Gabriel P. Tiongson Young Simba at certain performances
  • Clifford Tlomatsana Ensemble
  • Vuyelwa Tshona Ensemble
  • Tlholo Tsotetsi Ensemble
  • Omar Sharief L. Uddin Young Simba at certain performances
  • Benn Welford Standby Scar, Timon, Pumbaa and Zazu
  • Zi-Rong Wu Ensemble
  • Daniel Zazueta Standby Scar, Pumbaa and Ed
  • Monde Zondi Ensemble
  • Sandile Zondi Ensemble

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