Lion King Announces New Cast

Lion King Announces New Cast

A new cast has been announced today for the West End production of The Lion King.

Janique Charles will take over as Nala. She is not new to The Lion King, having joined the touring cast in 2013, and the London cast in 2016. She will be making her west end debut in a lead role.

Gary Jordan will play Zazu, having previously starred in Grease, Anyone Can Whistle and the UK Tour of High Society. Dominique Planter, who also joined the cast of The Lion King in 2016, will make her West End Debut in a lead role, in the role of Shenzi.

The new cast is completed by Lila Anderson, Owen Chaponda, Deborah Dada, Debôrah Godchaser, Brian James Leys, Nathan Louis-Fernand, Nonhlanhla Makthathini, Rutendo Mushonga, Luciano Santos Souza and Karlene Wray.

I still haven’t seen this show and I am appalled with myself, honestly. 


The Lion King is currently booking until December 3rd 2017.

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