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The Lion

The Lion

By Benjamin Scheuer
Directed by Sean Daniels and Alex Stenhouse

Not Currently Playing
W.F. Incline Theatre

About the Show

His story is about courage — his music is about finding it. Straight from the London stage for an exclusive Playhouse engagement, The Lion features a singer-songwriter who shares the turbulent story of his family and his own brush with mortality. Chapters unfold through heartrending monologues and original songs, each one just as emotionally stirring as the next. With guitar in hand, he explores love, loss and the redemptive power of music. Hailed by critics as a “wondrous” and “spellbinding” experience, The Lion redefines the genre of musical theatre.



The Lion is suitable for ages 12 and up. This heartrending yet uplifting story about one man’s personal journey through loss, illness and relationship challenges includes mature themes and some amazing music. We recommend you bring tissues.


Warsaw Federal Incline Theater, 801 Matson Pl, Cincinnati, OH 45204

View Program

You can view the Digital Program now online.


Digital Program


Hear Him Roar

Max Alexander-Taylor tells us about bringing his performance in The Lion, a one-man show, to Cincinnati at Warsaw Federal Incline Theater Read More

Direct From London

After performing in London last summer, The Lion arrives in Cincinnati for an exclusive Playhouse engagement at Warsaw Federal Incline Theater in Price Hill.

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Max Alexander-Taylor


Benjamin Scheuer

Book, Music, Lyrics

Sean Daniels


Alex Stenhouse


Simon Kenny

Scenic & Costume Designer

Emma Chapman

Lighting Designer

William Kirkham

Associate Lighting Designer

Andrew Johnson

Sound Designer

Brandon T. Holmes

Stage Manager

Andrea L. Shell

Second Stage Manager

Arizona Theatre Company



Photo of Max Alexander-Taylor.
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