Simba, played by Jelani Remy, and the ensemble perform “He Lives in You” from "The Lion King" National Tour. (Photo courtesy of Disney/J. Marcus)
Disney Theatrical Productions and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center announced this week that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of “The Lion King” will go on sale to the public Friday, Feb. 8, at 10 a.m.
Having already played more than 70 cities across North America, “The Lion King” now proudly makes its Nashville return at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall.
"The Lion King" will once again leap onto the stage at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall on Tuesday, May 7, for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, June 2.
The opening night is Thursday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m.
The show’s six-week premiere engagement in 2006 played a soldout run at TPAC.
In Nashville, “The Lion King” will play Tuesday through Sunday with two shows on Saturdays and Sundays.
Premium ticket packages, which include a prime seat location, a commemorative souvenir program and an exclusive merchandise item, are also available.
Tickets for the upcoming shows will be available at the TPAC Box Office in downtown Nashville and online at www.tpac.org. To charge tickets, call 615-782-4040. Orders for groups of 20 or more may be placed by calling 615-782-4060.
Ticket buyers are reminded TPAC is the only official retail ticket outlet for all performances of “The Lion King” in Nashville.
The North American touring productions of “The Lion King” have been seen by more than 14 million theatergoers and grossed more than $983 million to date.