Keller Auditorium | Portland, Oregon
Hakuna Matata! Disney’s The Lion King is coming to the Keller Auditorium on Friday 19th January 2024 for an additional North American tour. This current season, jump on the chance to experience the Tony Award-winning Best Musical that traces the story of Simba, his companions, and his heroic voyage to being King of the Pridelands. As the third longest-running Broadway show in history, there is just nothing comparable like it! With an massive company of excellent performers, witness how the clever costume design, lively carved masks, and detailed make-up design carry audiences to the landscapes and vistas of the African savannah. Watch this visual show at the majestic stage in Portland, Oregon, where the greatest musicals are presented. Bring your loved ones and pals to view the Circle of Life come alive on stage in this classic tale of camaraderie, valor, and destiny! Be a part of the Lion King’s legacy and get your tickets before it’s not too late!
There is no doubt whatsoever why The Lion King remains the most-watched musicals. This time, the show is expected to retain its status as one of the must-see live entertainment! As it takes over the impressive Keller Auditorium this winter, fans are given a variety of dates to watch the award-winning epic! Whether you’ve seen the Lion King multiple times in the past or you're witnessing its beauty for the first time, you’re assured to have a wonderful experience seeing one of the world’s best musicals thanks to Keller Auditorium’s state-of-the-art accommodations and top-tier light and sound technology.
The show itself is a completely different level of breathtaking. Now showing for over two decades, The Lion King remains unmatched in terms of scenic design, music, costume, and overall presentation. With six Tony Awards and eight Drama Desk Awards under its belt, there is no doubt that the Lion King’s showing at the Keller Auditorium this January will be brimming.
Variety’s 10/10 rating for The Lion King’s Broadway production says it all. “A new breed of cats just dominated Broadway. Effortlessly said, Julie Taymor's staging of Disney's "The Lion King" is a marvel, a theatrical achievement unequaled in its beauty, brains, and ingenuity. Soaring far beyond its celluloid inspiration, the stage version improves upon nearly every aspect of the hit 1994 animated film, from visual artistry and storytelling to Lebo M's score and the newly Africanized pop songs of Elton John and Tim Rice.”
Meanwhile, Entertainment Weekly correctly called this musical “King of the Hill.” The review also ensures that no matter what version of the musical you witness – be it Broadway or touring – the show absolutely deserves to be cherished and enjoyed, “Amazing vision overrides any quibbles. The Lion King can make you fall in love with theater, no matter what theater it's in.”
Lastly, the New York Times was swift to comment on the musical’s “breathtaking beauty and scenic ingenuity.” The critic noted, “Undoubtedly, nowhere before on Broadway has a stampede of wildebeests or a herd of veldt-skimming gazelles been rendered with such eye-popping conviction. But in many ways, Ms. Taymor's vision, which is largely rooted in ritual forms of theater from Asia and Africa, collides with that of Disney, where visual spectacle is harnessed in the service of heartwarming storytelling.”
With an close to perfect rating on Broadway World, the Lion King is undoubtedly a favorite among Broadway critics. So, it would be outrageous if you missed The Lion King musical at the Keller Auditorium this winter! So be sure to catch the show on Friday 19th January 2024 as it lights up the stage with its acclaimed production! Buy your tickets now by clicking on the Get Tickets link!