"The Lion King" Returns to Cleveland's Playhouse Square in October


Playhouse Square

Playhouse Square

Cleveland, OH - Disney Theatrical Productions and Playhouse Square announced today that tickets for the highly anticipated return of Disney’s The Lion King will go on sale to the public on Monday, June 21 at 10:00 AM. The Lion King will begin performances at the KeyBank State Theatre on Friday, October 1 for a limited engagement of 2 weeks (16 performances) through Friday, October 15. The opening night is Tuesday, October 5 at 7:30 PM.

With this visit, Cleveland becomes the first city in North America to host The Lion King five separate times.

The Lion King will make its triumphant return to Cleveland at a time when families will be seeking ways to reconnect and create new memories, and what better way to do that than by experiencing this stunning and joyful show together,” said Playhouse Square President & CEO Gina Vernaci. “We are preparing all of Playhouse Square for the safe and healthy return of audiences and performers this fall.”

“We are thrilled to gather our Lion King family again after so many months apart,” said Jack Eldon, Vice President, Domestic, Disney Theatrical Productions. “It will be very emotional when we reunite in Cleveland, a city which has greeted us so warmly for the past two decades. We couldn’t think of a better partner than Playhouse Square to relaunch our beloved tour of The Lion King.”

In Cleveland, The Lion King will play Tuesdays through Fridays at 8:00 PM, Saturdays at 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM and Sundays at 1:00 PM & 6:30 PM. Premium Ticket Packages, which include prime seat locations, a commemorative souvenir program and an exclusive merchandise item, are also available. Beginning Monday, June 1, tickets will be available online at playhousesquare.org. To charge tickets, call Playhouse Square Ticket Sales at (216) 241-6000 (Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM). Orders for groups of twenty (20) or more may be placed by calling Playhouse Square Group Services at (216) 640-8600.

Ticket buyers are reminded that Playhouse Square is the only official retail ticket outlet for all performances of The Lion King at the KeyBank State Theatre. Ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party should be aware that Playhouse Square 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.

Photo courtesy of Playhouse Square

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