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The Lion King (Uncredited)

Disney's The Lion King

Winner of six Tonys including Best Musical, Disney's The Lion King returns! With direction and costumes by Julie Taymor, Elton John and Tim Rice's score brings the African Pridelands to life with "Circle of Life" and many more great songs.

  • Jun. 17 - Aug. 17, 2014
  • Opera House
  • 2-1/2 hours
  • $40.00 - $195.00

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Tickets went on sale January 21, 2014 to Kennedy Center Members
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Tickets went on sale March 4, 2014 to the public
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About

Disney's The Lion King
Winner! 6 Tony Awards (1998)

including Best Musical, Best Direction, and Best Costume Design

"A WONDROUS SPECTACLE of imaginative puppetry, African rhythms, athletic dance, and brilliant design. It grabs hold of your imagination from its very first moments!"
--San Francisco Chronicle
"No matter how many times you see it, the opening number ‘Circle of Life,' in which the ensemble becomes one with the Serengeti menagerie…is PURE ENCHANTMENT."
--The Washington Post

JUST ANNOUNCED!
A new performance has been added (Wed., July 30 at 1:30 p.m.) that benefits The Actors Fund. For this performance, the acting company will donate their time to The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment. To purchase tickets for this special benefit performance, visit the event page.

Disney's The Lion King returns to the Kennedy Center after a sold-out nine-week engagement in June 2008! With direction and costumes by Julie Taymor, Elton John and Tim Rice's score brings the rhythms of the African Pridelands to life with songs that include "Circle of Life," the Academy Award–winning "Can You Feel the Love Tonight," and much more.

Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Performance Timing: Act One - 70 min.; Intermission - 20 min.; Act Two - 60 min.


Special VIP Package

The Lion King VIP Package includes a souvenir program and an exclusive piece of Lion King merchandise, which patrons can pick up by showing their tickets at the Lion King merchandise kiosk when they come to their performance. These seats are located in the Center Orchestra, rows E-P.

Resources

Watch and Listen

Behind the Curtain: Disney's The Lion King

Go behind the curtain of Disney's The Lion King with Head Carpenter Billy Kimbley and learn more about the production's major set piece, Pride Rock.

Lion King Teaser

Winner of six Tonys including Best Musical, Disney's The Lion King returns! With direction and costumes by Julie Taymor, Elton John and Tim Rice's score brings the African Pridelands to life with "Circle of Life" and many more great songs.

Related Events

Theater Look-in: <i>Disney's The Lion King</i> Theater Look-in: Disney's The Lion King Join company members for an insider's look! Enjoy behind-the-scenes stories, learn about the spectacular costumes and puppets, and watch a cast member transform into his character before your eyes--make-up, mask, costume, and all.

All events and artists subject to change without prior notice.

Group of 20 or more? Group Sales offers special terms and discounts for most performances.

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