New Orleans’ most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the Saenger Theatre stage on Thursday, October 27th for a limited engagement of 3 weeks through Sunday, November 13th.
The Lion King will play in New Orleans on the following schedule:
- Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m.
- Friday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m.
- Saturday, Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
- Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. (ASL Performance) and 6:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m.
- Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m.
- Friday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m.
- Saturday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
- Sunday, Nov. 6 at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m.
- Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m.
- Friday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m.
- Saturday, Nov. 12 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
- Sunday, Nov. 13 at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
The North American touring productions of The Lion King have been seen by more than 20 million theatergoers. Having already played more than 90 cities across North America, The Lion King now proudly returns to New Orleans at the Saenger Theatre.
About The Lion King
After 24 landmark years on Broadway, The Lion King continues to ascend as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world. Since its premiere on November 13, 1997, 25 global productions have been seen by nearly 110 million people. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher), The Lion King has made theatrical history with six productions worldwide running 15 or more years, with four of those running 20 or more years.
Performed over its lifetime in nine different languages (English, Japanese, German, Korean, French, Dutch, Spanish, Mandarin and Portuguese), productions of The Lion King can currently be seen on Broadway; London’s West End; Paris; Hamburg; Tokyo; Madrid; on tour across North America, Japan and the U.K. & Ireland, with a separate production touring internationally, for a total of ten productions running concurrently across the globe. Having played over 100 cities in 21 countries on every continent except Antarctica, The Lion King’s worldwide gross exceeds that of any film, Broadway show or other entertainment title in box office history.
Featured image by Deen Van Meer