Merryl Ansah will play the role of Nala in Disney’s The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre from 9 May 2023.
Merryl returns to the London production of The Lion King having previously appeared in the ensemble.
Merryl said “I cannot wait to be back in this show, and, not only that, to be stepping into the role at the same time as Owen joins makes it an even more special journey for us both. We’re ready to take the Pridelands together!”
Merryl Ansah’s Theatre credits include: Jess in A Christmas Carol (The Old Vic); Irene Roth in Crazy For You (Chichester Festival Theatre); Heather Duke in Heathers (UK Tour); Ensemble/Cover Nala in The Lion King (The Lyceum Theatre); Jamie in How I Learned to Swim (Jermyn Street Theatre); Aaliyah in Black Women Dating White Men (Hollywood Fringe Festival); Ensemble/Cover Heather Duke in Heathers (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Shirley Shirelle in Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (UK & Ireland Tour).
Recording credits include: The Children’s Inquiry; Heathers Original West End Cast Recording; and Dear Evan Hansen West End Virtual Choir.
Merryl trained at the Royal Academy of Music.
Book tickets to Disney’s The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre London.