Durham Performing Arts Center | Durham, North Carolina
This 2024, musical enthusiasts can anticipate 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! Thanks to insistent public demand, this remarkable show directed by Julie Taymor continues its unforgettable legacy with performances on Broadway, as well as across North America! The Lion King’s team is now in full swing as they prepare for another season of conquering multiple major cities! On Friday 7th June 2024, The Lion King will be lighting up the Durham Performing Arts Center as part of its multi-date run in Durham, North Carolina! 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 sights to behold! So if you haven’t checked out The Lion King yet, you better experience it now! Reserve your tickets now to see The Lion King as it makes Durham Performing Arts Center its home for the month of June!
On Friday 7th June 2024 The Lion King is coming to Durham and only at Durham Performing Arts Center. Come and see the ultimate coming of age story of the young lion cub Simba, cast out of his pride and home when his vile uncle Scar assassinates his father. Joined by the unlikeliest of friends Timone and Pumba, Simba must retake the pride-lands from this formidable enemy and fulfil his destiny to become the King of the jungle! The Lion King production have combined Broadway style songs with distinct African rhythm and voices, combined with extraordinary dances, absolutely awe-inspiring costumes, all together produce a vibrant and unique Broadway experience that you will not find anywhere else! The Lion King is the multi-award-winning, Best Musical, earning over 70 major arts awards! Time Magazine called it “Awe-inspiring”, Newsday called it “Jaw Dropping”, Variety called it “A theatrical achievement unrivalled in its beauty, brains and ingenuity”. There is not a critic anywhere that did not like, no, love this show! You simply have to see it for yourself, marvel at the exotic procession of animals before you: the giraffes and the elephants and the hippopotamuses and all those birds in balletic flight. Grab your tickets now!