Orpheum Theatre | San Francisco, California
Headed straight to you this winter is the top-selling box office and Broadway hit... THE LION KING is jumping off the screen and onto the stage in an exciting performance in San Francisco, California! So get yourselves ready for this outstanding Broadway musical that children and adults alike will have fun at.
Based on the classic Disney movie, The Lion King, the production delivers a unique experience of the timeless classic. Every single one of your favorite characters will be there, and of course unforgettable songs such as “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King” and the ultimate feel-good hit, “Hakuna Matata.” This is your opportunity to immerse yourselves in the spirit of the wild and get to see the best Disney characters be brought to life. Drive to the renowned Orpheum Theatre for this show! Save the date for Friday 15th December 2023 because The Lion King will be performed live soon.
Secure tickets for yourself and your whole family right this instant! Click on ‘get tickets’ to proceed with your purchase. Simba and Nala will see you soon!
When The Lion King Musical premiered on Broadway in 1997, the audience was stunned by how the musical made the 1994 animated film into an unforgettable show fit for both young viewers and adults! The music, based on the compositions from the film, has exponentially evolved into something beyond its original form. The musical has transformed the tracks, giving them true African music influences.
After all, the Lion King’s story was set in the vast savannas of Africa. Besides the change of music structures, the costume and puppet designs were also breathtaking. Just how do you portray large wild animals on stage without making it cartoonish or almost childish? Apparently, Taymor has excellently realized this and won multiple awards for her innovativeness. The New York Times was quick to complement this achievement. “Ms. Taymor's vision, which is largely rooted in ritual forms of theater from Asia and Africa, collides with that of Disney, where visual spectacle is harnessed in the service of heartwarming storytelling. There will inevitably be longueurs for adults and children attending this show. But it offers a refreshing and more sophisticated alternative to the standard panoply of special effects that dominate most tourist-oriented shows today. Seen purely as a visual tapestry, there is simply nothing else like it.”
This 2023 at the Orpheum Theatre, you can look forward to the same level, sophistication, and brilliance as The Lion King’s 1997 Broadway production. As mentioned by a critic from Entertainment Weekly, “The Lion King can make you fall in love with theater, no matter what theater it's in.”
Indeed, no matter how long the production has been ongoing, The Lion King remains one of the most popular musicals of all time. It’s currently recorded as Broadway’s time-honored show, surpassing over 1 billion dollars in ticket sales. It has also been recorded that the musical has been enjoyed by over 112 million people worldwide. That number is growing daily due to musical enthusiasts streaming to the theaters to catch The Lion King!
So be sure not to miss out on The Lion King as it dominates the Orpheum Theatre on Friday 15th December 2023! If you’re keen on catching Friday’s performance, you better click on the Secure Your Seats link now!