The Jungle Book

the musical

Over 1200 performances in Pesti Színház and another more than 1000 in other theatres in 26 years


The Story

The Jungle Book Hungarian musical adaptation was composed by László Dés, lyrics by Péter Geszti and Pál Békés. The musical was first performed in 1996 in Budapest (Hungary) and is still running today in many Hungarian theatres. It won the prize of the Hungarian Theatre Critics as the musical of the year in 1996.
Des’s mesmerising and unforgettable music and Geszti’s witty and unique lyrics magically depict a young boy’s journey into adult manhood while encountering friendship, cruelty, bravery, hatred, generosity, greed, revenge, and love.


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