The Lion King on Tour

Current Theatre & Tickets
Orpheum Theatre (San Francisco, CA)
1192 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
11/2/2016 - 12/31/2016
Running Time
2 Hours and 45 Minutes

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Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Powered by SeatGeek: November 25, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 25, 2016

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Review Roundup: COME FROM AWAY Opens in Toronto
by Review Roundups - Nov 24, 2016

Come From Away, a new musical about what happened when 38 planes landed in the small town of Gander, Newfoundland, following the September 11 attacks, is set to begin a Broadway run this coming spring following a run in Toronto, which began last night.  (more...)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Announces New 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2016

With Sinbad the Sailor opening on Monday and Rani Moorthy's Whose Sari Now? currently playing in Gerry's studio space, Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Kerry Michael today announces the theatre's forthcoming Spring/Summer 2017 season. (more...)

by Roy Berko - Nov 23, 2016

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical, had an unusual path to being one of the oft-produced musicals of all time. It has been estimated that world-wide, over 20,000 school, community and professional theatres have produced the work. (more...)

UPDATE: Elton John Publicist Issues Strong Denial; Singer Will NOT Perform at Trump Inauguration
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

While global superstar Elton John strongly voiced his support for Hillary Clinton throughout the 2016 Presidential campaign, a key adviser to Donald Trump claims that the Grammy winner will perform at Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20th (more...)

BWW Blog: Miranda Jackel - Broadway's Youngest Stars Give Back
by Guest Blogger: Miranda Jackel - Nov 23, 2016

The life of a young Broadway performer isn't easy-these kids are practically living double lives, going from a busy, exhausting school day to casually performing in a Broadway show eight times a week. #nbd But despite their jam-packed schedules, these talented t(w)eens still make time to do good in the world with KIDS SERVE, a program of BROADWAY SERVES dedicated to providing Great White Way youngsters with the chance to give back. (more...)

New Video Trailer for Off-Broadway Rock Odyssey THE PORTAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

The New York premiere of THE PORTAL began an Off-Broadway open-ended run on October 27, 2016 at the Minetta Lane Theatre. THE PORTAL is a rock odyssey conceived and directed by Luke Comer, with original music composed by Tierro Lee and Luke Comer, starring Billy Lewis Jr. (Mason McCarthy on the Fox series "Glee"), and choreographed by Jessica Chen. Opening night is set for Saturday, December 3. (more...)

See What's Going on at Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater this December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

See What's Going on at Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater this December (more...)

Harbor Lights' BROADWAY SPOTLIGHT Moved to March 18th
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

A special event entitled Broadway Spotlight has been Rescheduled for March 18th, one night only, at 8:00 p.m. at the College of Staten Island's Williamson Theater.  (more...)

Warm Hearts! Broadway Coat Drive 2016 to Kick Off Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The annual Broadway Coat Drive will kick off next week on November 29th. Since 2010, children performing in Broadway shows have been bringing the Broadway community together for Good Morning America's Warm Coats and Warm Hearts. (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Responds to Critics on 'The View'
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon discussed Vice President elect Mike Pence's recent controversial visit to the Broadway musical, and responded to critics who believe that the statements made by the cast following the show, may not have been the right and place to be made.  (more...)

Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series to Present Three Great Shows in January and February
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Libby Dodson's Live at Lynn Theatre Series will kick off 2017 with three great shows in January and February. (more...)

Nathan Lane Weighs In on Trump's HAMILTON Twitter Rant
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Lane took a few moments to weigh in on president-elect Donald Trump's recent Twitter posts regarding an appearance by Vice President elect Mike Pence at Broadway's HAMILTON (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/20/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 11/20/2016. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/21
by - Nov 21, 2016

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 11/20/2016. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/19/2016
by - Nov 19, 2016's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/19/2016. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice is poised between two Empires - The Sceptered Isle and La Serenissima. In honor of the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare and the 500th anniversary of the birth of the Venetian ghetto, The Floor of Heaven interweaves moments from Shakespeare's complex and revolutionary text with the play's original music and songs from the English-Venetian soundscape that Shakespeare's characters would have played and heard. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Just in time for the holidays, Jonathan Rockefeller's That Golden Girls Show! will deck the halls and get a holiday makeover, script and all, for the entire month of December in That Golden Girls Show! A Puppet Parody: Holiday Edition. (more...)

Luna Stage Presents THIS WONDERFUL LIFE: A New Twist on a Holiday Classic
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Luna Stage is proud to present THIS WONDERFUL LIFE, a solo tour de force performance of the iconic holiday film. In a feat of theatrical gymnastics, actress extraordinaire Erica Bradshaw plays George, Mary, Clarence and the whole Bedford Falls cast of characters in this fun and heartwarming adaptation by Steve Murray. (more...)

TV: Jenn Colella, Kendra Kassebaum, and Joel Hatch Tell Us About COME FROM AWAY
by Alan Henry - Nov 17, 2016

This morning BroadwayWorld was on location in Toronto at the newly restored Royal Alexandra Theatre talking with the cast of Come From Away! Check out the video below! (more...)

Guest Blog: Cyril Husbands On The Rise of Black Theatre
by Guest Blog: Cyril Husbands - Nov 17, 2016

It didn't quite make Word of the Year, but the expression 'throwing shade' has found its way into the latest edition of the Collins Dictionary. The significance of this development is somewhat shaded (see what I did there?) by the general bemusement that it took Collins so long to 'discover' the phrase, and that anyone pays attention to dictionaries anymore, except in their online guises as useful tools for students and other plagiarists. (more...)

Adam & Eve... and Steve at the King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Adam & Eve... and Steve is a brand new five star musical farce set in a newly created paradise, the Garden of Eden. (more...)

The Broadway League Selects Disney's Thomas Schumacher As Next Chairman
by Nora Dominick - Nov 16, 2016

According to Forbes, The Broadway League has announced that Disney's theatrical president, Thomas Schumacher will be the next chairman. (more...)

SEUSSICAL is Coming Soon to Greenbelt Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

A fantastical, magical, musical circus!. All your favorite Dr. Seuss characters come to life and transport you from the jungle of Nool to the invisible world of the Whos, while the Circus McGurkus fills the stage with unicycles, juggling, acrobatics and more!  (more...)

BWW Interview: Drew Hirshfield Returns to Bay Area for LION KING
by Harmony Wheeler - Nov 16, 2016

Drew Hirshfield spoke with BroadwayWorld San Francisco about playing Zazu in the national tour of Disney's 'The Lion King.' Hirshfield is originally from the Bay Area and even participated as an actor in ACT's annual 'A Christmas Carol' back in 2006. (more...)

Cast Revealed for Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Return Atlanta Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Casting has been announced for Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA for the triumphant return Atlanta engagement at the Fox Theatre February 22 - March 5 as a Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2016/2017 season special. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Show Choir Welcomes THE BODYGUARD's Deborah Cox to Paper Mill with Whitney Houston Medley
by Stage Tube - Nov 15, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse just announced the addition of two Friday matinee performances to its run of THE BODYGUARD: THE MUSICAL due to the show's popularity among ticket buyers. Below, watch Paper Mill's Broadway Show Choir welcome Deborah Cox and the company to Millburn, NJ, with a Whitney Houston medley! (more...)

Photo Flash: SING! South African Holiday Celebration Starts Rehearsals at St. Clement's
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Rehearsals are underway for 'SING! A SOUTH AFRICAN AND AMERICAN MUSICAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION,' which begins performances at The Theater at St. Clement's on November 26. Opening is set for Sunday, December 4, and performances continue through January 1. Scroll down for a photo of the company at the first rehearsal! (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: Thanksgiving Week Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 15, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of November 21-27, 2016. (more...)

LES MISERABLES To Premiere In The Middle East Tonight Featuring Australian Performers
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Cameron Mackintosh's production of Boublil & Schonberg's legendary musical LES MISERABLES will have its Middle East premiere at Dubai Opera, situated in the heart of Downtown Dubai on 15 November 2016. The much-loved and critically acclaimed show will open the city's first purpose-built performing arts theatre. (more...)

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO to Comes to Minneapolis, Tickets on Sale 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that South Africa's LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO, who has warmed the hearts of audience worldwide with their uplifting harmonies, signature dance moves and charming onstage banter, will perform for one night only at the historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. With a deep respect for both their cultural and personal history, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is ever-evolving with an eye toward their long musical legacy. (more...)

Christine Baranski, Matthew Broderick and More to Appear at MTC's Fall Benefit Honoring Nathan Lane
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2016 Fall Benefit, honoring two-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane, next Monday evening, November 21 at 583 Park Avenue (63rd Street and Park Avenue). The event just announced its celebrity lineup! (more...)

BWW Blog: Kellie Williams - Broadway Advocacy Coalition's THE INVITATION: Political Participation
by Guest Blogger: Kellie Williams - Nov 14, 2016

On Sunday November 6th, the Broadway Advocacy Coalition held the first in a series of monthly events called The Invitation. The theme was Political Participation. The Coalition has teamed up with professors, lawyers, and students at Columbia Law School in an effort to bring the arts and policies together. The Broadway Advocacy Coalition was formed after a social media post from Amber Iman became a movement. Her fellow Broadway actors Adrienne Warren, Britton Smith, Cameron J. Ross, Christian Dante White, and Jackie Bell came together with her to organize an event to bring to light the plight of Black people in America. After the success of that first event, Broadway for Black Lives Matter, they decided to expand their programming to include The Invitation. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/13/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 11/13/2016. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/14
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 14, 2016

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 11/13/2016. (more...)

EL REY LEON y CHICAGO celebran su aniversario en Broadway
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Nov 14, 2016

Con solo un dia de diferencia, el rey de Broadway cumple 19 años y las presas mas longevas y sexys de Nueva York llegan a la veintena. (more...)

Broadway Vet James Ludwig to Star in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at NewArts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

NewArts, a nonprofit organization based in Newtown, CT, is producing its first winter production - Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol - in partnership with Walnut Hill Community Church. (more...)

What's Playing on Broadway: November 14-20, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 14, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of November 14-20, 2016. (more...)

THE BODYGUARD, Starring Deborah Cox, Adds Two Shows at Paper Mill Before Tour Launch
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, in association with Michael Harrison, David Ian and Nederlander Presentations, Inc., has announced the addition of two Friday matinee performances due to the show's popularity among ticket buyers. (more...)

Friends of The Maj Pre Sale Tickets for ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Disney's ALADDIN features all your favourite songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Newsies) with lyrics penned by the legendary Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast), Tony Award winner Tim Rice (The Lion King, Aida), and book writer Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer). (more...)

Broadway's 'It Guy' Andrew Chappelle Featured in Musical 'DIVIDED' (In Concert)
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

On Sunday November 20, 2016 Andrew Chappelle Broadway's 'It guy' from the mega-hit HAMILTON will be featured in the electrifying new musical DIVIDED (In Concert) to be presented at New York's Feinstein's / 54 Below. (more...)

Broadway Stars from HAMILTON & More Perform DIVIDED in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

DIVIDED, the powerful new musical by Kristen and Luanne Rosenfeld, and directed by Paul Stancato, will premiere in a concert performance by some of Broadway's brightest stars at Feinstein's/54 Below, in New York City on Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Video Roundup: He's Teaching Us How to Say Goodbye - Chris Jackson Plays Final Performance in HAMILTON on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2016

After nearly two years of playing America's first President both off-and-on Broadway, Christopher Jackson is departing Hamilton musical, and will play his final performance in the Tony-nominated role of George Washington today. In honor of his powerful turn as the model of a modern major general, BroadwayWorld is taking a look back at some of our favorite videos from Jackson's journey with the musical that has taken the world by storm-check out our roundup below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 13, 2016
by - Nov 13, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY to Return to Cleveland Play House for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

The most popular show in Cleveland Play House history is back just in time for the holidays! A Christmas Story will once again delight Cleveland audiences with its nostalgic tale of little Ralphie Parker and his ultimate Christmas wish. (more...)

THE LION KING Celebrates 19th Anniversary on Broadway This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Entering its 20th year, The Lion King continues ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world.  Since its Broadway premiere on November 13, 1997, 24 global productions have been seen by more than 85 million people.  Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher), The Lion King is only the second show in history to generate five productions worldwide running 10 or more years.  Translated into eight different languages (Japanese, German, Korean, French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese and Mandarin), productions of The Lion King can currently be seen on Broadway; London's West End; Hamburg; Tokyo; Madrid; Mexico City; Shanghai; Scheveningen and on tour across North America, for a total of nine productions running concurrently across the globe.  Having played over 100 cities in 20 countries on every continent except Antarctica, The Lion King's worldwide gross exceeds that of any film, Broadway show or other entertainment title in box office history.   (more...)

Casting Announced for PROMISES, PROMISES at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Final casting is today announced for the first London production in 20 years of the hit Burt Bacharach/Hal David/Neil Simon Broadway musical Promises, Promises, based on the Billy Wilder film The Apartment. (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse to Collect Coats for Needy NJ Families, Jersey Cares
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is joining JERSEY CARES as a collection site for new and gently used coats to benefit to at-risk men, women, children and infants in our area.  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016


Photo Flash: Charl Brown, Lilli Cooper, Lesli Margherita and More Belt in BROADWAY SINGS BEYONCE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Last week, some of the brightest talents on Broadway were featured in Broadway Sings Beyonce, the latest concert in the Broadway Sings concert series. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

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