Keller Auditorium | Portland, Oregon
This 2024, musical enthusiasts can eagerly await another year of The Lion King! This show is regarded as one of the longest-running and among the most spectacular musicals to ever come out of Broadway, and now it's well beyond into its second decade! Because of insistent public demand, this remarkable show directed by Julie Taymor continues its enduring legacy with performances on Broadway, as well as across North America! The Lion King’s team is now in full throttle as they get ready for another season of conquering multiple major cities! On Wednesday 17th January 2024, The Lion King will be illuminating the Keller Auditorium as part of its multi-date run in Portland, Oregon! You will be captivated with the musical’s outstanding music by Elton John, Hans Zimmer, and more. Meanwhile, Taymor’s innovative costume and puppet design are stunning! So if you haven’t checked out The Lion King yet, you better see it now! Reserve your tickets now to see The Lion King as it makes Keller Auditorium its home for the month of January!
The theatrical production of The Lion King has made history as one of the most ambitious theatrical projects of Disney Theatrical Productions. The musical brought in all the stops with original music and lyrics by Elton John and Tim Rice, with other music from esteemed composers, including the legendary Hans Zimmer. The musical has enchanted fans, everyone, across the world. It has a story reminiscent to the 1994 animated movie, but the stage adaptation has a deeper depth, the music has been given an African music approach, and the costumes are extraordinary!
For this reason, it would almost be a sin to miss this remarkable musical, since it’s coming to Portland this winter! That means you get first dibs on tickets, and instead of experiencing this Broadway legend in New York, you’re watching it right in your city! Mind you; the show never comprises quality. The Broadway critic of Entertainment Weekly wrote in his review, “The Lion King can make you fall in love with theater, no matter what theater it's in.” Indeed, the production has traveled all over the world. And now that it’s on its 26th year since premiering in 1997, it remains one of the best musicals.
“Where are you, really, anyway? The location is supposed to be a theater, a thoroughfare never thought of as a gateway to Eden. Yet somehow you have fallen into what appears to be a primal paradise,” says the New York Times’ Ben Brantly after attending the Broadway production in 1997.
Another critic, John Simon wrote, “Come to The Lion King with two pairs of eyes, one ear, and half a brain. You will be bombarded by some of the most gorgeous and breathtaking sights theater can offer from before and behind, so eyes in the back of your head will come in handy.”
This winter, the Keller Auditorium welcomes the touring tale of The Lion King! The show on Wednesday 17th January 2024 is guaranteed to deliver all the awe-inspiring things mentioned by critics. The musical will take you on a voyage to another world while in the comfort of your seat at the Keller Auditorium! The modern entertainment hall ensures viewing pleasure by offering top-tier facilities and light and sound technology. You will not be disappointed in catching the Lion King at the Keller Auditorium!
So act quickly and secure your tickets to the Lion King’s showing on Wednesday 17th January 2024 at the Keller Auditorium! Tix are now on sale at the Get Tickets link!