Lion King Washington DC | Kennedy Center

Lion King Washington DC | Kennedy Center

Simba’s roars will echo in Washington DC as Lion King runs at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Opera House for two whole months! Opening on June 17, 2014, Lion King will be in Washington DC until August 17, 2014.

Adapted from the acclaimed 1994 blockbuster animated feature from Disney, Lion King is one of the highest grossing, longest running, and widely acclaimed shows on the Great White Way. Aside from its 6 trophies from the Tony Awards that include Best Musical, Lion King also won various awards including the Laurence Olivier Award (UK) and the Molière Award (France). Lion King features stunning sets and costumes, fantastic choreography, and all the beloved characters and unforgettable songs from the film.

Behold as the African Pridelands come to magnificent life as Lion King plays at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday to Friday evenings at 7:30 PM and every Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 PM and 7:30 PM.

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Lion King Washington DC Cast
Scar – Patrick R. Brown
Mufasa – L. Steven Taylor
Rafiki – Tshidi Manye
Timon – Nick Cordileone
Zazu – Drew Hirshfield
Pumbaa – Ben Lipitz
Timon – Nick Cordileone
Simba – Jelani Remy
Nala – Nia Holloway
Banzai – Keith Bennett
Shenzi – Rashada Dawan

Music – Elton John
Lyrics – Tim Rice
Book – Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi
Director, Costume Design, Mask/Puppet Co-Design, Additional Lyrics – Julie Taymor
Choreographer – Garth Fagan
Scenic Design – Richard Hudson



Address: 2700 F Street Northwest Washington, DC 20566
Kennedy Center Opera House Capacity: 2294