The Lion

"THE AUDIENCE ROARS!"

"Only the hardest-hearted could resist."

"****! AN IRRESISTIBLE WINNER."

"A genuine knock-‘m’dead show!"

"Charming, spellbinding!"

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A true story of love, loss, family loyalty, and the redemptive power of music. Following an award-winning run at the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and sold-out performances at Manhattan Theatre Club and St. James Theatre in London, writer/performer Benjamin Scheuer shared his gripping coming-of-age tale with a downtown audience at the Lynn Redgrave Theatre .

Directed by Sean DanielsThe Lion is a candid, poignant, and charming solo musical from a songwriter who, according to The New York Times, “gets to the heart of the matter.”

Theatre: The Lynn Redgrave Theatre
Opening Date: February 18, 2015

SMP’s Favorite Moment

The song “Cookie-Tin Banjo” – which you can listen to here!

Official Website

The Lion - Benjamin Scheuer and Escapist Papers

Cast

Benjamin Scheuer

Performer

Creative

Benjamin Scheuer

Writer

Sean Daniels

Director

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Solo Performance

Theatre World Award

Exceptional Off-Broadway Debut

Off West End Award

Best New Musical