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Tickets on sale now for Disney’s The Lion King

Disney Theatrical Productions and Segerstrom Center for the Arts have announced the long-awaited return engagement of Disney’s The Lion King. Costa Mesa’s most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the Segerstrom Hall stage on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024 for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024. Opening night is scheduled for Thursday, Feb.1 at 7:30 p.m.

The Lion King will play Tuesdays through Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. There will also be a 2 p.m. matinee on Thursday, Feb. 1. Premium Ticket Packages, which include a prime seat location, a souvenir program and a cinch bag are also available.

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Darian Sanders as Simba and Khalifa White as Nala in “The Lion King”

For more than 20 years, the North American touring productions of The Lion King have been seen by more than 21 million theatergoers. Having already played more than 9,000 performances in more than 90 cities across North America, The Lion King now proudly returns to Costa Mesa at Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

Celebrating 25 landmark years on Broadway, The Lion King continues ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world. Since its premiere on November 13, 1997, 28 global productions have been seen by more than 112 million people. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Andrew Flatt, Anne Quart and Thomas Schumacher, The Lion King has made theatrical history with three productions worldwide running 20 or more years and two others running 25 or more years.

Performed over its lifetime in nine different languages (English, Japanese, German, Korean, French, Dutch, Spanish, Mandarin and Portuguese), productions of The Lion King can currently be seen on Broadway; London’s West End; Paris; Hamburg; Tokyo; Madrid; Sao Paulo and on tour across North America and the U.K. and Ireland for a total of nine productions running concurrently across the globe. Having played more than 100 cities in 24 countries on every continent except Antarctica, The Lion King’s worldwide gross exceeds that of any film, Broadway show or other entertainment title in box office history.

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Company of “The Lion King” on Broadway

The Lion King won six 1998 Tony Awards®: Best Musical, Best Scenic Design (Richard Hudson), Best Costume Design (Julie Taymor), Best Lighting Design (Donald Holder), Best Choreography (Garth Fagan) and Best Direction of a Musical. The Lion King has also earned more than 70 major arts awards including the 1998 NY Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, the 1999 Grammy® for Best Musical Show Album, the 1999 Evening Standard Award for Theatrical Event of the Year and the 1999 Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Choreography and Best Costume Design.

Ticket buyers are reminded that and the box office at Segerstrom Center for the Arts are the only official ticket outlets for all performances at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party should be aware that Segerstrom Center for the Arts is unable to reprint or replace lost or stolen tickets and is unable to contact patrons with information regarding time changes or other pertinent updates regarding the performance. Additionally, third-party ticket brokers often impose substantial fees and markups well beyond the face value of tickets.

Tickets are available online at, in person at 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, or by phone at 714.556.2787. Orders for groups of 20 or more may be placed by calling 714.755.0236.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is located at 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information, visit


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