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The Lion King National Tour Schedule & Production History

The Lion King Show Information

Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap - the entire Serengeti comes to life. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly rises from the stage. This is THE LION KING. A spectacular visual feast, this adaptation of Disney's much-loved film transports you to a dazzling world that explodes with glorious colors, stunning effects and enchanting music. At its heart is the powerful and moving story of Simba, and his epic journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.

The Lion King won six 1998 Tony Awards: Best Musical, Best Scenic Design (Richard Hudson), Best Costume Design (Julie Taymor), Best Lighting Design (Donald Holder), Best Choreography (Garth Fagan) and Best Direction of a Musical, making Taymor the first woman in theatrical history bestowed with the honor. The Lion King has also earned more than 70 major arts awards including the 1998 NY Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, the 1999 Grammy for Best Musical Show Album, the 1999 Evening Standard Award for Theatrical Event of the Year and the 1999 Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Choreography and Best Costume Design.
Opening:April 17, 2002
The Lion King Theatre Schedule: Fox Theatre (St. Louis, MO)
6/1/2022 - 6/18/2022
Civic Center Music Hall (Oklahoma City, OK)
5/11/2022 - 5/29/2022
Bass Concert Hall (Austin, TX)
4/7/2022 - 4/22/2022
Koger Center for the Arts (Columbia, SC)
3/23/2022 - 4/3/2022
Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts (Greensboro, NC)
2/23/2022 - 2/6/2022
Tennessee Performing Arts Center (Nashville, TN)
1/6/2022 - 1/23/2022
Buell Theatre- Denver Center for the Performing Arts (Denver, CO)
12/2/2021 - 1/2/2022
Orpheum Theatre (Memphis, TN)
11/10/2021 - 11/28/2021
Majestic Theatre (San Antonio, TX)
10/20/2021 - 11/7/2021
Playhouse Square- KeyBank State Theatre (Cleveland, Oh)
10/1/2021 - 10/15/2021
Segerstrom Center for the Arts (Costa Mesa, CA)
9/2/2020 - 9/27/2020
ASU Gammage (Tempe, AZ)
6/17/2020 - 7/12/2020
Morris Performing Arts Center (South Bend, IN)
3/4/2020 - 3/22/2020
Marcus Center For The Performing Arts (Milwaukee, WI)
2/5/2020 - 3/1/2020
Aronoff Center (Cincinnati, OH)
1/8/2020 - 2/2/2020
Rochester Broadway Theatre League (Rochester, NY)
12/19/2019 - 1/5/2020
North Charleston Coliseum Performing Arts Center (North Charleston, SC)
12/4/2019 - 12/15/2019
DeVos Performance Hall (Grand Rapids, MI)
11/20/2019 - 12/1/2019
The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts (Louisville, KY)
10/30/2019 - 11/17/2019
Boston Opera House (Boston, MA)
10/3/2019 - 10/27/2019
Benedum Center for the Performing Arts (Pittsburgh, PA)
9/4/2019 - 9/29/2019
State Theatre- PlayhouseSquare (Cleveland, OH)
8/7/2019 - 9/1/2019
Princess of Wales Theatre (Toronto, )
6/13/2019 - 8/4/2019
Chrysler Hall (Norfolk, VA)
5/29/2019 - 6/9/2019
Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (Miami, FL)
5/8/2019 - 5/26/2019
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts [Dreyfoos Hall] (West Palm Beach, FL)
4/24/2019 - 5/5/2019
Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Center (Fort Myers, FL)
4/3/2019 - 4/21/2019
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall (Sarasota, FL)
3/14/2019 - 3/31/2019
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (Appleton, WI)
2/7/2019 - 2/24/2019
First Interstate Center for the Arts(Formally INB Performing Arts Center) (Spokane, WA)
1/23/2019 - 2/3/2019
Hult Center (Eugene, OR)
1/9/2019 - 1/20/2019
Paramount Theatre (Seattle, WA)
12/13/2018 - 1/6/2019
Saroyan Theatre (Fresno, CA)
11/28/2018 - 12/9/2018
Smith Center For Performing Arts (Las Vegas, NV)
11/7/2018 - 11/25/2018
Morrison Center for the Performing Arts (Boise, ID)
10/17/2018 - 11/4/2018
Peoria Civic Center (Peoria, IL)
10/2/2018 - 10/13/2018
Old National Centre (Indianapolis, IN)
9/12/2018 - 9/29/2018
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center: Belk Theater (Charlotte, NC)
8/22/2018 - 9/9/2018
Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts [Belding Theater] (Hartford, CT)
8/1/2018 - 8/19/2018
Wharton Center [Cobb Great Hall] (East Lansing, MI)
7/11/2018 - 7/29/2018
Music Hall of the Texas Pavillion (New York, NY)
6/13/2018 - 7/8/2018
Plaza Theatre (El Paso, TX)
5/30/2018 - 6/10/2018
Music Hall (Kansas City, KS)
5/9/2018 - 5/27/2018
Robinson Performance Hall (Little Rock, AR)
4/18/2018 - 5/6/2018
Miller Auditorium (Kalamazoo, MI)
4/4/2018 - 4/15/2018
Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (North Birmingham, AL)
3/14/2018 - 4/1/2018
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (Orlando, FL)
2/14/2018 - 3/11/2018
Times-Union Center (Jacksonville, FL)
1/31/2018 - 2/11/2018
Fox Theatre (Atlanta, GA)
1/10/2018 - 1/28/2018
Shea's Performing Arts Center (Buffalo, NY)
12/13/2017 - 1/7/2018
Hippodrome Theatre- France-Merrick Performing Arts Center (Baltimore, MD)
11/16/2017 - 12/10/2017
Landmark Theatre (Syracuse, NY)
10/26/2017 - 11/12/2017
Hobby Center for the Performing Arts (Houston, TX)
6/27/2017 - 7/23/2017
Peace Center (Greenville, SC)
5/31/2017 - 6/25/2017
Civic Center Music Hall (Oklahoma City, OK)
5/9/2017 - 5/28/2017
Fox Theatre (St. Louis, MO)
4/19/2017 - 5/7/2017
George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Theatre (Salt Lake City, Ut)
3/23/2017 - 4/16/2017
Providence Performing Arts Center (Providence, RI)
2/28/2017 - 3/19/2017
Detroit Opera House (Detroit, MI)
2/1/2017 - 2/26/2017
Saenger Theatre (New Orleans, LA)
1/4/2017 - 1/29/2017
Orpheum Theatre (San Francisco, CA)
11/2/2016 - 12/31/2016
Popejoy Hall (Albuquerque, NM)
10/4/2016 - 10/30/2016
Civic Theatre- San Diego (San Diego, CA)
9/7/2016 - 10/2/2016
Keller Auditorium (Portland, OR)
8/10/2016 - 9/4/2016
Orpheum Theatre (Minneapolis, MN)
7/5/2016 - 8/7/2016
Schuster Performing Arts Center [Mead Theatre] (Dayton, OH)
6/7/2016 - 7/3/2016
Overture Center (Madison, WI)
5/10/2016 - 6/5/2016
Altria Theater (Richmond, VA)
4/19/2016 - 5/8/2016
Proctor's Theatre (Schenectady, NY)
3/22/2016 - 4/17/2016
Durham Performing Arts Center (Durham, NC)
2/16/2016 - 3/20/2016
Straz Center [Carol Morsani Hall] (Tampa, FL)
1/20/2016 - 2/14/2016
Cadillac Palace Theatre ( Chicago, IL)
12/2/2015 - 1/17/2016
Buell Theatre- Denver Center for the Performing Arts (Denver, CO)
11/4/2015 - 11/29/2015
Segerstrom Center for the Arts (Costa Mesa, CA)
10/6/2015 - 11/1/2015
San Jose Center for the Performing Arts (San Jose, CA)
9/9/2015 - 10/4/2015
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium (Calgary, )
8/11/2015 - 9/6/2015
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium (Edmonton, )
7/14/2015 - 8/9/2015
Civic Center Of Greater Des Moines (Des Moines, IA)
4/28/2015 - 5/17/2015
Aronoff Center (Cincinnati, OH)
3/31/2015 - 4/26/2015
Kentucky Center [Whitney Hall] (Louisville, KY)
3/3/2015 - 3/29/2015
Orpheum Theatre (Memphis, TN)
2/3/2015 - 3/1/2015
Broward Center For The Performing Arts (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
1/7/2015 - 2/1/2015
Majestic Theatre (San Antonio, TX)
12/10/2014 - 1/4/2015
Milwaukee Theatre (Milwaukee, WI)
11/11/2014 - 12/7/2014
Ohio Theatre (Columbus, OH)
10/14/2014 - 11/9/2014
Place des Arts [Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier] (Montréal, )
8/19/2014 - 9/7/2014
Kennedy Center [Opera House] (Washington, DC)
6/17/2014 - 8/17/2014
Princess of Wales Theatre (Toronto, )
4/30/2014 - 6/15/2014
Fox Theatre (Atlanta, GA)
4/10/2014 - 4/27/2014
Paramount Theatre (Seattle, WA)
3/24/2014 - 4/6/2014
Popejoy Hall (Albuquerque, NM)
10/2/2012 - 10/28/2012
Century II Concert Hall (Wichita, KS)
9/4/2012 - 9/30/2012
Fox Theatre (St. Louis, MO)
8/15/2012 - 9/2/2012
Hobby Center for the Performing Arts (Houston, TX)
7/10/2012 - 8/12/2012
Peace Center (Greenville, SC)
6/12/2012 - 7/8/2012
Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (Miami, FL)
5/15/2012 - 6/10/2012
Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre (Orlando, FL)
4/17/2012 - 5/13/2012
Mahalia Jackson Theater (New Orleans, LA)
3/14/2012 - 4/15/2012
Landmark Theater (Richmond, VA)
2/15/2012 - 3/11/2012
Orpheum Theatre (Minneapolis, MN)
1/11/2012 - 2/12/2012
Hippodrome Theatre- France-Merrick Performing Arts Center (Baltimore, MD)
12/7/2011 - 1/8/2012
Buell Theatre- Denver Center for the Performing Arts (Denver, CO)
11/2/2011 - 12/4/2011
Shea's Performing Arts Center (Buffalo, NY)
10/4/2011 - 10/30/2011
Mulroy Civic Center At Oncenter [Crouse Hinds Concert Theater] (Syracuse, NY)
9/6/2011 - 10/2/2011
Place des Arts [Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier] (Montréal, )
8/9/2011 - 9/4/2011
Schuster Performing Arts Center [Mead Theatre] (Dayton, OH)
6/14/2011 - 7/10/2011
Princess of Wales Theatre (Toronto, )
4/19/2011 - 5/22/2011
Auditorium Theatre (Rochester, NY)
3/22/2011 - 4/17/2011
Proctor's Theatre (Schenectady, NY)
2/22/2011 - 3/20/2011
Providence Performing Arts Center (Providence, RI)
2/1/2011 - 2/20/2011
Durham Performing Arts Center (Durham, NC)
1/4/2011 - 1/30/2011
Chrysler Hall (Norfolk, VA)
11/30/2010 - 1/2/2011
Cadillac Palace Theatre ( Chicago, IL)
9/29/2010 - 11/27/2010
SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center (Sacramento , CA)
5/27/2009 - 6/28/2009
Wharton Center [Cobb Great Hall] (East Lansing, MI)
3/18/2009 - 4/19/2009
ASU Gammage (Tempe, AZ)
1/2/2009 - 2/8/2009
Music Hall (Tarrytown, NY, )
10/2/2008 - 11/9/2008
Ohio Theatre (Columbus, OH)
8/29/2008 - 9/28/2008
Kennedy Center [Opera House] (Washington, DC)
6/26/2008 - 8/24/2008
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:US Tour
Running Time:2 Hours and 45 Minutes
Intermissions:1
Official Website http://www.lionking.com/
Show type Musical
Other titles:
  • Der König der Löwen (German title)

Other Productions of The Lion King

2002   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
2003   Chicago Chicago Production
Chicago
2021   West End London Production
West End
2021   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
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