Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s The Lion King, making its triumphant return to the Detroit Opera House!

February 1 – 26, 2017
Tuesday – Saturday at 7:30pm
Sunday Evenings at 6:30pm
Saturday matinees at 2:00pm
Sunday matinees at 1:00pm

More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage.

Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical,  The Lion King brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals.  The Lion King also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice.

There is simply nothing else like The Lion King.

Parking Advisory
Please arrive early to ensure ample time for parking. Performances of The Lion King will begin exactly as scheduled. Those not in their seats at the start of the performance will be held in the outer lobbies for approximately 10 minutes and will miss the opening of the show.

The Herman Frankel | Opera House Parking Center, at 1426 Broadway Street, has entrances on John R. Street and E. Grand River Avenue.

Valet parking is not available for The Lion King.

Age Recommendation
The Lion King is recommended for ages 6 and older. We advise parents of young children to consider the nature of Broadway productions, some of which may be more than two hours in length, when choosing to bring them to this event.

Open Caption
The Sunday, February 12, 6:30PM performance of The Lion King will be open captioned.