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Oct 26, Sat 2:00 pm - Benedum Center
Oct 26, Sat 8:00 pm - Benedum Center
Oct 27, Sun 2:00 pm - Benedum Center
Oct 25, Fri 8:00 pm - Benedum Center
The Lion King in Pittsburgh Details
The Lion King Musical is based on Disney’s 1994 film of the same name, with music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice. The musical tells the story of Simba, a young lion cub who is heir to his father’s throne. When a plot by his evil uncle leaves his father dead, Simba must enlist the help of his friends Timon and Pumbaa to take back his homeland. The musical is filled with lavish costumes originally designed by its first director Julie Taymor and visually stunning puppets portraying wild animals from the African kingdom like zebras and giraffes. The Lion King is a feast not only for the eyes, but for the ears as well.
The Lion King is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical and eight Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Director. It has also won awards for other productions including two Laurence Olivier Awards for its London production and three Moliére awards for France.
Where is The Lion King playing in Pittsburgh?
Don't miss the majesty of this truly one-of-a-kind musical, The Lion King playing at the Benedum Center while in Pittsburgh.
How much does it cost to see The Lion King in Pittsburgh?
The average resale price for a ticket to see The Lion King in Pittsburgh is about $146.00 per person.
How long is The Lion King?
The Lion King is approximately 2hrs, 30mins.