Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Wednesday 17th-Saturday 20th July 2019
The African savannah comes to life on stage in Disney’s The Lion King Jr. Nelson Youth Theatre Company presents the one-of-a-kind musical that has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world.
We will follow the rise of Simba, a young lion who will succeed his father, Mufasa, as King of the Pride Lands. But after Simba’s malevolent uncle, Scar, kills Mufasa and tricks Simba into believing he caused it, Simba flees and encounters meerkat Timon and warthog Pumba who help mature him into a grown lion who eventually returns to confront Scar.
A wonderful musical for young and old to enjoy, featuring the combined creativity of Elton John and Tim Rice in this delightful retelling of a much loved story.