Owen Chaponda in The Lion King

Owen Chaponda will play the role of Simba in the London production of Disney’s The Lion King from 9 May 2023.

Owen returns to the Lion King having previously appeared in the ensemble.

Owen Chaponda’s theatre credits include: Back To the Future (Manchester Opera House), Sunset Boulevard (The Curve Theatre), The Colour Purple (Curve Theatre), I am Your Rope (Jermyn Street Theatre), African Diaspora (Arcola Theatre), The Lion King (West End) and Othello (LeatherHead Theatre).

Television and film credits include: Jack Ryan (Amazon), X Factor (ITV)

Owen Chaponda said, “Taking over the role of Simba in the West End is unbelievably exciting. I loved every minute of being in the show as an ensemble member so returning as such an iconic character is a real dream come true.”

Book tickets to Disney’s The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre London.

👤 📅14 February 2023
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📷 Main photo: Owen Chaponda - (c) Disney

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