Lyceum Theatre, London - Musical The Lion King Theatre Tickets
The stunning London Westend Theatre Lyceum is located at 21 Wellington Street, WC2E 7RQ which is positioned just off the Strand. The theatre has a tumultuous history and dates back to 1772 and has been the abode of various exhibitions and concerts close to the current site. Since the theatre has made its debut, it has undergone several transformations.
In the year 1834, Lyceum Theatre has undergone renovation by Samuel Beazley and was reopened with the new addition of overhanging balcony. Lyceum Theatre has been used for varied range of purposes such as circus, chapel, a concert room, waxworks exhibition, opera house and ball room.
Lyceum theatre was remain unused for 10 years and was restored by Holohan Architects in the year 1996. During the era of 60s and 70s, theatre has been the concert venue for varied legendary bands like Queen, Led Zeppelin, The Grateful Dead, The Who, U2, The Smiths and Culture Club. The theatre underwent extensive refurbishments in the year 1996 and hosted some of the greatest musicals like Oklahoma! and Jesus Christ Superstar.
Currently, Disney’s The Lion King is running with packed houses and has enthralled more than 8 million viewers since 1999. The show is one of the most popular and hugely acclaimed London musical. The Lion King has enjoyed both commercial as well as critical acclamation along with various prestigious awards.
• For those who are planning to travel by bus can board bus route numbers 6, 11, 13 and 15.
• You can also visit the venue via tube. Covent Garden on Piccadilly Line or Charing Cross on Northern and Bakerloo Lines are the closest tube stations.
• You can also drive your own car to the venue, as Savoy Adelphi Garage is the nearest car park.
• You can also hire a taxi or cab from the rank outside Charing Cross Road.