The beloved Broadway production of Disney’s “The Lion King” returns to San Diego this fall and ticket sales officially began Friday.
Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway/San Diego say the production runs from Sept. 7 through Oct. 2 at the San Diego Civic Theatre on 3rd Avenue in downtown San Diego. Opening night is set for Sept. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Showtimes vary during the musical’s four-week run, with two shows on both Saturdays and Sundays. There will also be two 1 p.m. matinee performances: Sept. 8 and Sept. 29.
Tickets are available online via Broadway San Diego, at the San Diego Civic Theatre Box Office, via Ticketmaster or by calling the Civic Theatre Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). Orders for groups of 10 or more can be phoned into (619) 564-3001.
To date, touring productions of the Tony Award-winning “The Lion King” have played across more than 70 cities in North America and have been seen by more than 17 million theatergoers.
The production, based on the hit 1994 animated film of the same name, debuted on the stage in November 1997. It's one of the most popular stage musicals in the world and has been translated into eight languages, including Japanese, French and Spanish.