Published on December 11th, 2013 | by admin
SYDNEY WELCOMES THE LION KING
THE LION KING roars into Sydney this week with an opening night gala on December 12.
Our homegrown production of director Julie Taymor’s vision features the most multicultural cast of any Australian-produced stage musical to date.
It is the 10th production of THE LION KING running concurrently around the world, with shows on Broadway and on tour across North America, in Tokyo and on tour in Japan, in London’s West End and on tour throughout the UK, and in Hamburg, Madrid and Sao Paolo.
NICK AFOA (from South Auckland, New Zealand) plays Simba, JOSSLYNN HLENTI (Durban, South Africa) plays Nala, BUYI ZAMA (Durban, South Africa) plays Rafiki, ROB COLLINS (Darwin, Australia) plays Mufasa, JOSH QUONG TART (Sydney, Australia) plays Scar and TERRY YEBOAH (Domaa Ahenkro, Ghana) plays Banzai.
The ensemble cast features representatives from Zimbabwe, China, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Brazil and the United States.