Orpheum Theatre | San Francisco, California
This 2023, musical enthusiasts can eagerly await another year of The Lion King! This show is considered one of the everlasting and among the most brilliant musicals to ever come out of Broadway, and now it's well beyond into its second decade! Due to insistent public demand, this remarkable show directed by Julie Taymor continues its unforgettable legacy with performances on Broadway, as well as across North America! The Lion King’s team is now in high gear as they gear up for another season of captivating numerous major cities! On Wednesday 6th December 2023, The Lion King will be illuminating the Orpheum Theatre as part of its multiple-show run in San Francisco, California! You will be enchanted with the musical’s exceptional music by Elton John, Hans Zimmer, and more. Meanwhile, Taymor’s creative costume and puppet design are breathtaking! So if you haven’t checked out The Lion King yet, you better catch it now! Secure your tickets now to see The Lion King as it makes Orpheum Theatre its venue for the month of December!
The Broadway version of the famous musical just marked its 25th anniversary. Since its official launch at the New Amsterdam Theatre, the show has set out on 28 tours worldwide, with presentations that have been viewed by over 110 million audiences.
All is familiar with the tale of the endearing lion cub Young Simba, that begins his exploration on the African grasslands. The animated Disney children's beloved is brought to life on stages internationally, narrating the story of the animals that indeed dominate the land in Africa as they fight to endure.
This presentation will showcase life-size lions, leopards, elephants, and giraffes. The actors, a lot of whom are using puppets, operate costumes that represent a diverse assortment of animals. Certain of the performers walk beneath or next to the puppets, while others completely personify their characters.
The New York Times shares that during the show's 2 hours and 40 minutes, there will be numerous cases of "stunning beauty and innovative set design that is achieved through imaginative methods ranging from shadow puppetry to Bunraku." The review continues to assert that surely, nowhere previously on Broadway has there been a realistic stampede of wildebeests or a animated herd of gazelles skimming the veldt that have been depicted with such eye-catching assurance.
Only the finest live entertainment shows are shown at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco. With excellent acoustics and an interactive stage, the auditorium in California offers the optimal atmosphere for an memorable Lion King experience.
Join the Pride and engage in the Circle of Life in all its awe-inspiring glory!