Orpheum Theatre | San Francisco, California
This 2023, musical enthusiasts can anticipate another year of The Lion King! This show is considered one of the longest-running and among the most spectacular musicals to ever come out of Broadway, and now it's well past into its second decade! Because of insistent public demand, this remarkable show directed by Julie Taymor continues its lasting legacy with performances on Broadway, as well as across North America! The Lion King’s team is now in full throttle as they get ready for another season of dominating various major cities! On Wednesday 29th November 2023, The Lion King will be enchanting the Orpheum Theatre as part of its multi-date run in San Francisco, California! You will be mesmerized with the musical’s exquisite music by Elton John, Hans Zimmer, and more. Meanwhile, Taymor’s innovative costume and puppet design are stunning! So if you haven’t checked out The Lion King yet, you better catch it now! Get your tickets now to see The Lion King as it makes Orpheum Theatre its stage for the month of November!
The Broadway version of the acclaimed musical just marked its 25th anniversary. Since its official premiere at the New Amsterdam Theatre, the show has undertaken 28 tours around the globe, with presentations that have been attended by over 110 million people.
All is well acquainted with the tale of the charming lion cub Young Simba, who sets out on his exploration on the African grasslands. The animated Disney children's beloved is portrayed to life on stages around the world, narrating the saga of the animals that genuinely dominate the land in Africa as they struggle to survive.
This production will feature life-size lions, leopards, elephants, and giraffes. The actors, several of whom are utilizing puppets, operate costumes that embody a diverse assortment of animals. A few of the performers move beneath or next to the puppets, while others entirely personify their characters.
The New York Times shares that throughout the show's 2 hours and 40 minutes, there will be numerous cases of "stunning beauty and innovative set design that is achieved through innovative approaches ranging from shadow puppetry to Bunraku." The critique goes on to assert that undoubtedly, nowhere previously on Broadway has there been a authentic stampede of wildebeests or a animated herd of gazelles skimming the veldt that have been rendered with such jaw-dropping assurance.
Only the most exceptional live entertainment shows are featured at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco. With superb acoustics and an interactive stage, the venue in California delivers the optimal environment for an memorable Lion King adventure.
Join the Pride and be a part in the Circle of Life in all its awe-inspiring magnificence!