With less than eight weeks left of The Lion King’s season in Perth, we thought a quiz to test your knowledge of the musical might be in order before it leaves the West Coast.
The Lion King is currently playing at the Crown Theatre, Burswood until 28th February.
Tickets through Ticketmaster.
Q 1. The musical score for the stage show of The Lion King was created by
Q 2. In September 2014, The Lion King became the top-earning title in box-office history for both stage productions and films, surpassing the record previously held by
Phantom of the Opera
Q 3. The Lion King first premiered in Sydney, Australia in which year?
Q 4. The Broadway production of The Lion King is currently the
eighth longest running show in Broadway history
fourth longest running show in Broadway history
longest running show in Broadway history
third longest running show in Broadway history
Q 5. Which song was cut from the production on June 27, 2010?
The Morning Report
The Circle of Life
Q 6. Which Play School presenter originated the role of Mufasa in the original Australian production?
Q 7. The production first premiered on
The West End in 1993
Broadway in 1997
The West End in 1995
Boradway in 1982
Q 8. Complete the next line from 'The Circle of Life'. “From the day we arrive on the planet …"
but the sun rolling high
through the sapphire sky
there's more to see than can ever be done
and blinking, step into the sun
Q 9. The Lion King was Disney’s second Broadway theatrical production. What was the first?
Beauty and the Beast
Q 10. Which character ‘Just can’t wait to be King?’
Q 11. In which of the following cermonies has The Lion King not won the "Best Musical" or "Outstanding Musical" gong?
Drama Desk Award
Q 12. Which song ends act one?
Circle of Life
The Madness of King Scar
One by One
Q 13. Which Lion King character presents the new born cubs to the African wildlife and audience?
Q 14. What does Scar promises his army of hyenas if they "stick with" him?
That they will never go hungry again
Half of the Pride Land
Control of the Elephant Graveyard
Q 15. Hakuna Matata means
Look to the stars
She'll be right
King of Pride Rock
With this many answers correct, maybe you should be King of Pride Rock. (Just watch out for manipulative uncles named Scar!)
They Live in You
You are a fan who proably knows all the tunes and sings along. A few more correct and you'll be King.
You currently are in the shadowlands, but follow the advice of the tune Hakuna Matata ("no worries") and you'll soon be out of the shadowlands and on your way to becoming a King!
You just can't wait to be King
Just like Simba you're going to have to experience a little more of The Lion King before you are ready to look after the kingdom!