Keller Auditorium | Portland, Oregon
This 2024, musical enthusiasts can anticipate another year of The Lion King! This show is seen as one of the enduring and among the most stunning musicals to ever come out of Broadway, and now it's well surpassed into its second decade! Because of insistent public demand, this remarkable show directed by Julie Taymor continues its unforgettable legacy with performances on Broadway, as well as across North America! The Lion King’s team is now in full throttle as they prepare for another season of conquering numerous major cities! On Sunday 14th January 2024, The Lion King will be illuminating the Keller Auditorium as part of its extensive run in Portland, Oregon! You will be captivated with the musical’s exquisite music by Elton John, Hans Zimmer, and more. Meanwhile, Taymor’s creative costume and puppet design are breathtaking! So if you haven’t checked out The Lion King yet, you better experience it now! Buy your tickets now to see The Lion King as it makes Keller Auditorium its stage for the month of January!
Brace yourself, because The Lion King is jumping onto the stage at the Keller Auditorium on Sunday 14th January 2024! After 21 years on the road, this breathtaking visual masterpiece continues to journey throughout North America.
Almost 30 years in the past, the Disney animated classic enthralled fans all over with its touching story of determination and bravery as it follows Simba's path from his early lion cub years to his progression to the throne as King. Incorporating Swahili and Zulu, this musical impressively features a total of five indigenous African languages, and the cast of performers participating plays a vital role in its accomplishments.
“Seeing as The Lion King is extremely infused with rhythms rooted in these [Gambian] traditions, sustaining enthusiasm for the show is easy," shares Stefan Monssen, a percussionist trained in African techniques.
Variety expresses admiration on the musical, describing it as a “fresh generation of felines” that keeps to dominate Broadway through force. In this review, it is noted that the Walt Disney Company has successfully positioned itself as a strong and daring player in the legitimate theater scene.
In simple terms, Disney's "The Lion King" is a phenomenon, a theatrical achievement that radiates beauty, smartness, and innovation. The live adaptation of the beloved 1994 animated motion picture outshines its source material in virtually every aspect, covering stunning 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 entertainment shows are unmissable at the Keller Auditorium in Portland. With advanced acoustics and a grand stage, the venue in the state provides the perfect setting for truly enjoying a definitive Lion King spectacle.
Can you sense it? Sense the sentiment tonight! Let the emotions flow with the heart-pounding score of The Lion King Musical, and secure your Keller Auditorium tickets right away!