Orpheum Theatre | Minneapolis, Minnesota
The multi-award-winning musical, The Lion King, is back, and it’s taking over North America! This musical stage adaption of the 1994 Disney animated film has been breaking ground for over two decades and continues entertaining theater lovers worldwide! This 2024, the touring production of The Lion King will embark on a national tour, making multiple stops across esteemed venues! This April, the musical makes its way to Minneapolis, Minnesota, for a multiple-show run at the Orpheum Theatre! Witness the spectacular performance on Friday 5th April 2024! Your Fridays will never be the same! The show has notably won six Tony Awards, including winning Best Musical! Over at the Drama Desk Awards, the musical bagged ten awards! With its exceptional music, innovative puppetry and costumes, and a stellar cast and creative team, there is no mystery why the Lion King has won numerous accolades. And over two decades since its premiere, it’s still slated to be the hottest and most exciting musical of the spring season! So act quickly and grab those tickets now, and don’t miss out on the Lion King on Friday 5th April 2024!
Prepare yourself, because The Lion King is leaping onto the stage at the Orpheum Theatre on Friday 5th April 2024! After touring for 21 years, this awe-inspiring visual spectacle remains on the move throughout North America.
Close to 30 years back, the Disney animated classic amazed fans around the globe with its touching tale of determination and valor as it follows Simba's adventure from his early lion cub years to his progression to the throne as King. Showcasing Swahili and Zulu, this musical remarkably presents five indigenous African languages, and the ensemble of performers engaged plays a vital role in its success.
“Seeing as The Lion King is extremely imbued with rhythms rooted in these [Gambian] traditions, keeping enthusiasm for the show is effortless," shares Stefan Monssen, a percussionist trained in African techniques.
Variety lavishes praise on the musical, labeling it as a “new generation of felines” that keeps to take over Broadway through storm. In this assessment, it is mentioned that the Walt Disney Company has efficiently positioned itself as a serious and daring player in the legitimate theater scene.
In simple terms, Disney's "The Lion King" serves as a phenomenon, a theatrical accomplishment that radiates beauty, cleverness, and innovation. The live adaptation of the popular 1994 animated motion picture surpasses its source material in virtually every aspect, embracing stunning visuals and compelling storytelling to the evocative score by Lebo M and the freshly Africanized pop songs composed by Elton John and Tim Rice.
All live productions are unmissable at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis. With state-of-the-art acoustics and a grand platform, the theater in the state offers the ideal setting for thoroughly immersing in a complete Lion King experience.
Are you ready? Experience the sentiment tonight! Let yourself be touched by the heart-pounding score of The Lion King Musical, and secure your Orpheum Theatre tickets right away!