Disney’s THE LION KING Coming to Wichita April 27 – May 8, 2022

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Wichita,KS – One of Disney’s most iconic titles is coming to Wichita this spring! Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Disney’s The Lion King by attending a show at Century II Concert Hall, April 27 – May 8, 2022.

Disney’s The Lion King US North American Tour, Rafiki Tour opening night October 26 2017 at the Landmark Theatre, Syracuse cast: Gerald Caesar (Simba), Nia Holloway (Nala), Gerald Ramsey (Mufasa), Mark Campbell (Scar), Buyi Zama (Rafiki), Greg Jackson (Zazu), Nick Cordileone (Timon), Ben Lipitz (Pumbaa), Keith Bennett (Banzai), Martina Sykes (Shenzi), Robbie Swift (Ed)

More than 100 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, this landmark musical event 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 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.

The Lion King
Disney’s The Lion King US North American Tour, Rafiki Tour cast: Kayla Cyphers (Nala) and Buyi Zama (Rafiki)

Mom Tips:

Disney on Broadway performances are recommended for a general audience. However, Disney recommends its productions for ages 6 and up. All persons entering the theater, regardless of age, must have a ticket.

This show is 2 hours and 30 minutes, including a 15 minute intermission. 

Location:

Century II Concert Hall located at 

Dates & Times:

Wednesday, April 27, 2022 – 7:30pm
Thursday, April 28, 2022 – 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Friday, April 29, 2022 – 8:00pm
Saturday, April 30, 2022 – 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sunday, May 1, 2022 – 1:00pm and 6:30pm
*Tuesday, May 3, 2022 – 7:30pm
*Wednesday, May 4, 2022 – 7:30pm
*Thursday, May 5, 2022 – 7:30pm
Friday, May 6, 2022 – 8:00pm
Saturday, May 7, 2022 – 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sunday, May 8, 2022 – 1:00pm and 6:30pm

Tickets:

Starting at $35

>> GET YOUR TICKETS HERE <<

Fun 20th Anniversary Facts:

  • More than 17,495,750 measures of music have been played by the touring orchestra during performances.
  • There have been 48 babies born to members of the tour while they were on the road.
  • It takes 5 hours and 10 minutes per show for all cast members’ make-up to be done. Over 20 years, that is over 38,465 hours of make-up!
  • The tour uses 1.875 carbon dioxide tanks per show, totaling 13,959 tanks in 20 years. With each holding 50lbs, we have used over 349 tons of Co2. This is about the same weight as a Boeing 747 filled with passengers.
  • The words “Hakuna Matata” have been said over 223,000 times.

We can’t wait to see this show!

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Angela is the founder of Wichita Mom, the premier parenting website and community for local moms. Wife to her high school bestie, mom to two girls, and native Wichitan, she is thrilled to be raising her family in her hometown after telling her family for years she "would never move back". She is a strong advocate for mental health, believes in the power of community, and walks the talk of "babes supporting babes". She is a self-proclaimed connector, enthusiast of many things, cheerleader of moms and women, and recently converted homebody.

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