The Lion King is coming The Straits Times Oct 21, 2009 MUSICAL lovers rejoice. Award-winning Broadway production, The Lion King, is coming to the Marina Bay Sands Theatre. Base Entertainment and Marina Bay Sands are bringing the Disney Theatrical Group production to Singapore in September next year. The South-east Asian premiere in Singapore will be a duplicate of the other shows performing in other parts of the world, such as London and New York. It will feature a new company of performers auditioned around the world. This extended engagement will join the seven other highly successful companies of the show around the world. The Lion King is Julie Taymor's internationally acclaimed stage adaptation of Disney's 1994 animated film. It won the Tony Award for 'Best Musical', and the score features Elton John and Tim Rice's music from the animated film along with three original songs by John and Rice. Ticket prices, on-sale dates and performance schedules will be announced in 2010.