Marking its 25-year anniversary, an award-winning musical with Elton John and Tim Rice songs, is set for a four-week run in the UAE capital from November 16 to December 10. Previews are on the 16th and 17th of November, with opening night at Etihad Arena, Yas Island, on November 18.
The Lion King has not previously played Abu Dhabi.
Michael Cassel, Producer and Chief Executive Officer, Michael Cassel Group, said that bringing the production to Abu Dhabi for the first time is ''thrilling'': https://michaelcassel.com/news/.
He added: ''This world-class production features an international company representing nineteen nationalities. I am excited that Abu Dhabi audiences will be able to enjoy this truly authentic Broadway experience, acclaimed all over the world, for the very first time in this spectacular venue.''
General ticket sales start on June 27.