Keller Auditorium | Portland, Oregon
If you’re seeking excellent entertainment this winter, there’s terrific news for you! One of the most highly acclaimed and longest-running stage musicals in the history of theater is coming to a city near you! We all know the story of the timeless Disney epic, The Lion King. The musical adaptation broke ground when it first premiered in 1997 because of its incredible plot, mind-blowing music, innovative costumes, and scenic design! This season, the show continues its legacy by embarking on a North American tour! The Lion King’s touring production hits the road this upcoming winter, including a coveted stop in the lively Portland, Oregon! The show is set to take over the month of January at the Keller Auditorium! Catch the extraordinary performance on Saturday 20th January 2024! We promise it will be out-of-this-world! This extraordinary musical not only made headlines all over the world, but also won multiple Tony Awards and Drama Desk Awards! So if you love Disney classics or top-tier stage shows, you better get tickets and catch The Lion King at the Keller Auditorium on Saturday 20th January 2024! Your Saturdays will never be the same!
Get ready, because The Lion King is springing onto the stage at the Keller Auditorium on Saturday 20th January 2024! After touring for 21 years, this stunning visual work of art keeps traveling throughout North America.
Nearly three decades ago, the Disney animated classic enthralled fans everywhere with its touching narrative of perseverance and valor as it chronicles Simba's path from his early lion cub years to his rise to the throne as King. Showcasing Swahili and Zulu, this musical remarkably features five indigenous African languages, and the group of performers engaged is pivotal in its success.
“Considering that The Lion King is incredibly imbued with rhythms rooted in these [Gambian] traditions, keeping enthusiasm for the show is effortless," reveals Stefan Monssen, a percussionist skilled in African techniques.
Variety commends on the musical, labeling it as a “fresh generation of felines” that keeps to captivate Broadway through storm. In this assessment, it is highlighted that the Walt Disney Company has effectively positioned itself as a formidable and daring player in the legitimate theater scene.
In a nutshell, Disney's "The Lion King" stands as a phenomenon, a theatrical accomplishment that emanates beauty, smartness, and innovation. The live adaptation of the popular 1994 animated feature outshines its source material in almost all aspects, embracing 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 productions are must-see at the Keller Auditorium in Portland. With state-of-the-art acoustics and a grand platform, the venue in this state provides the perfect setting for fully experiencing a complete Lion King presentation.
Are you ready? Experience the passion tonight! Be moved by the heart-pounding score of The Lion King Musical, and purchase your Keller Auditorium tickets today!