The Lion King at Orpheum Theatre

Orpheum Theatre, Omaha, Nebraska



The Lion King at



The Lion King

Orpheum Theatre

The multi-award-winning musical, The Lion King, is back, and it’s dominating North America! This theatrical production 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 traverse on a national tour, making numerous stops across esteemed venues! This March, the musical makes its way to Omaha, Nebraska, for a multi-date run at the Orpheum Theatre! Catch the captivating performance on Thursday 14th March 2024! Your Thursdays 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 secure those tickets now, and don’t miss out on the Lion King on Thursday 14th March 2024!

Prepare yourself, because The Lion King is leaping onto the stage at the Orpheum Theatre on Thursday 14th March 2024! After two decades and one year on tour, this breathtaking visual masterpiece continues to journey throughout North America.

Nearly three decades ago, the Disney animated classic enthralled fans everywhere with its heartwarming tale of determination and courage as it follows Simba's journey from his early lion cub years to his ascent to the throne as King. Including Swahili and Zulu, this musical impressively presents 5 indigenous African languages, and the ensemble of performers participating is pivotal in its achievements.

“Given that The Lion King is incredibly imbued with rhythms rooted in these [Gambian] traditions, maintaining enthusiasm for the show is effortless," explains Stefan Monssen, a percussionist educated in African techniques.
Variety lavishes praise on the musical, calling it as a “new generation of felines” that continues to captivate Broadway with force. In this assessment, it is mentioned that the Walt Disney Company has effectively positioned itself as a strong and enterprising player in the legitimate theater scene.

In a nutshell, Disney's "The Lion King" serves as a wonder, a theatrical accomplishment that radiates beauty, intelligence, and innovation. The live adaptation of the cherished 1994 animated film surpasses its source material in virtually every aspect, embracing dazzling visuals and compelling storytelling to the evocative score by Lebo M and the freshly African-imbued pop songs composed by Elton John and Tim Rice.

All live shows are unmissable at the Orpheum Theatre in Omaha. With advanced acoustics and a grand platform, the establishment in Nebraska delivers the optimal setting for thoroughly immersing in a definitive Lion King experience.

Are you ready? Sense the sentiment tonight! Be moved by the heart-pounding score of The Lion King Musical, and secure your Orpheum Theatre tickets now!

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Orpheum Theatre - Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, 68102, US