Disneyland® Paris Announces Return of Iconic Show The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands on October 23

Disneyland Paris will soon bring back a highly praised stage show, inspired by the classic film The Lion King. The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands will make its roaring return to Disneyland Park on October 23, 2021.

The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands at Disneyland Park

The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands is a 30-minute show created especially for Disneyland Paris. With impressive choreography and original costumes, the adventures of Simba, Nala, Rafiki, Timon and Pumbaa are brought to life by singers, dancers, acrobats and percussionists. Daily performances will take place at Disneyland Park’s Frontierland Theater. Re-orchestrated by Disneyland Paris, guests can (re)experience The Lion King with every favorite moment and all of the legendary music.

New guaranteed access* service

Disneyland Paris is offering guests the opportunity to maximize their experience and plan their day with a host of new digital services available on its official app. With the return of The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands, a new paying* service offering guaranteed access** is now available to guests. This service allows guests to choose and reserve the performance time they wish. With complete peace of mind, guests will have guaranteed access to the iconic show upon its return to Disneyland Paris***. This service can be booked on Disneyland Paris mobile app, DisneylandParis.com or by calling the Booking Office. It can also be purchased on-site at a dedicated location to the left of City Hall (Disneyland Park).

The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands remains free of charge to guests for their visit (subject to capacity). This new service will be on sale from October 13, with a limited quantity of guaranteed access available for each performance. Annual Pass holders and a guest of their choice can benefit from a special 15% discount available at City Hall (Disneyland Park) or by calling the Booking Office. Discount subject to limited quotas.

*Paying service, on sale from October 13, single price of 15€ per person. Launch price subject to change. Only the price mentioned at the time of payment confirmation shall prevail.

**Guaranteed access, except in case of show cancellation.

***A Disneyland Park ticket is required to access the show.

Show Figures and Fun Facts

The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands takes place in a theatre equipped with a 360-degree audio system, equivalent to three times the audio system of an Imax theatre which puts guests right in the center of the action. Frontierland Theater is the fourth theatre in the world to be equipped with this type of audio system.

The show will take place on the largest stage ever built at Disneyland Paris (40-meter-wide opening), with a stage set composed of giant percussions placed at various levels.

The famous music from The Lion King that has captivated so many generations returns in this fan-favorite show created for Disneyland Paris. Sharing the stories of Simba, Nala, Rafiki, Mufasa, Scar, Timon and Pumbaa, the show is composed of nine titles performed live:

The Circle of Life

I Just Can’t Wait To Be King

Be Prepared

Hakuna Matata


Can You Feel the Love Tonight

Endless Night

He Lives in You

Busa / King of Pride Rock

The soundtrack was captured at Angel Recording Studios in London with a symphony orchestra, big band, large rhythm section and a dozen African instruments such as djembes, tamas, kalimbas, kora, congas and bongos.

No less than 30 singers, dancers, acrobats and percussionists bring to life this spectacular world with original choreographies and 400 costumes created especially for the needs of the show.

Some experiences, shows or events will not be available or may be modified depending on the evolution of the health and safety measures and recommendations from public authorities. Guests can visit disneylandparis.com for the most recent updates All the events, shows, attractions and animations mentioned might also be modified, delayed, cancelled or closed without advance notice and they are subject of climatic conditions.

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