The Lion King
Picture by Lesley Martin
13 October 2013
Published: The Scotsman.
Disney's legendary musical The Lion King will begin performances tomorrow night at the Edinburgh Playhouse, in advance of it's official opening on Tuesday 22nd October. This will mark the first time that Julie Traymor's internationally celebrated production will have played in Scotland.
An international cast of 52 performers from 18 different countries are today undergoing final preparations for their debut in Edinburgh. A fleet of 23 trucks has been utilised to transport Disney's enormous production to Edinburgh, making it the largest theatre production ever to tour Europe.
Picture: Gugwana Dlamini as Rafiki.