Orpheum Theatre | Omaha, Nebraska
The multi-award-winning musical, The Lion King, is back, and it’s dominating North America! This musical stage adaption of the 1994 Disney animated film has been making history for over two decades and still 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 March, the musical makes its way to Omaha, Nebraska, for a extended run at the Orpheum Theatre! Witness the captivating performance on Friday 1st March 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 remarkable music, groundbreaking 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 1st March 2024!
The Broadway version of the acclaimed musical just marked its 25th anniversary. Since its official debut at the New Amsterdam Theatre, the performance has undertaken 28 tours around the globe, with presentations that have been attended by over 110 million people.
All is familiar with the tale of the adorable lion cub Young Simba, who sets out on his exploration on the savannah. The animated Disney children's beloved is presented to life on stages around the world, telling the saga of the animals that indeed rule the land in Africa as they struggle to endure.
This staging will showcase life-size lions, leopards, elephants, and giraffes. The actors, a lot of whom are utilizing puppets, operate costumes that embody a broad variety of animals. Certain of the performers move beneath or alongside the puppets, while others fully embrace their characters.
The New York Times discloses that during the show's 2 hours and 40 minutes, there will be many occurrences of "stunning beauty and innovative set design that is realized by means of imaginative methods ranging from shadow puppetry to Bunraku." The critique goes on to assert that surely, nowhere before on Broadway has there been a authentic stampede of wildebeests or a vibrant herd of gazelles skimming the veldt that have been rendered with such eye-catching certainty.
Only the most exceptional live entertainment shows are presented at the Orpheum Theatre in Omaha. With superb acoustics and an immersive stage, the auditorium in Nebraska will provide the ideal setting for an unforgettable Lion King adventure.
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