Ingenious set, puppets make up for musical's lack of emotional heft

The Lion King is a glorious spectacle, a celebration of life and the spirit of Africa.
The Lion King is a glorious spectacle, a celebration of life and the spirit of Africa.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

THE LION KING

Michael Cassel Group, in association with Disney Theatrical Productions

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 03, 2018, with the headline 'Ingenious set, puppets make up for musical's lack of emotional heft'. Print Edition | Subscribe