Disney's The Lion King Tour (New) Prod Shot

Disney's The Lion King

Live at
Sunderland Empire
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Thu 16 Mar - Sat 6 May 2023
  Tickets available from £20.00
subject to a transaction fee of £3.65
Musical
2 hours 30 minutes
incl. interval
Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney's multi award-winning musical is a unique theatrical experience that you will remember forever.
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Sunderland Empire

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Thu 16 Mar - Sat 6 May 2023
High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
2 hours 30 minutes incl. interval
Tue - Sat at 19:30
Wed, Sat and Sun at 14:30
Age guidance 6+
For group bookings of 10 or more:

At its heart is the powerful story of Simba and his epic adventure to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.

Production shot

Please visit our dedicated access page for information on accessible performances taking place throughout the tour.

There is simply nothing else like it.
- New York Times
Awe-inspiring. A gorgeous gasp-inducing spectacle
- Time
This deeply felt celebration of life feels as fresh and soul-stirring as ever
- The Daily Telegraph
It lights up the West End with a blaze of fabulous imagination
- Evening Standard

Nights you don't want to miss

  • Opening Night
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Stats and facts

110million
people have seen The Lion King worldwide
232
puppets feature in each performance of The Lion King
5
African languages are spoken or sung in The Lion King
1998
the year 6 Tony awards were won by The Lion King's creative team

Sunderland Empire

High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
Sunderland
The Box Office is open for 90 minutes prior to the performance commencing. See 'What's On' section for performance times
The Sunderland Empire has 5 bars around the venue, at Foyer, Stalls and Dress Circle levels.
Make your visit to Sunderland Empire even more memorable, there are a range of exclusive experiences available to give you a personal theatre experience.
There is no cloakroom available at the Sunderland Empire.

Vesta Tilley laid the foundation stone of what is now the Sunderland Empire on 29 September 1906 and took to the stage on 1 July 1907 to officially declare the theatre open. Masterminded by two of the contemporary heads of British theatre, Edward Moss and Osward Stoll, the Sunderland Empire Theatre has undergone many changes since it opened but remains the North East’s premier entertainment venue.

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Watch the trailer

Sunderland Empire

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Thu 16 Mar - Sat 6 May 2023
High St West, Sunderland, SR1 3EX, UK
2 hours 30 minutes incl. interval
Tue - Sat at 19:30
Wed, Sat and Sun at 14:30
Age guidance 6+
For group bookings of 10 or more: