Disney’s The Lion King at the Orpheum Theatre

On July 8, 1997, Disney’s The Lion King debuted as a stage musical at Minneapolis’ Orpheum Theatre before bowing on Broadway. Now, the musical is Broadway’s third longest-running show in history and is the highest grossing Broadway production of all time, having grossed more than $1 billion. After 19 years and several international productions and…


A great advantage of living in Minneapolis is the rich and vibrant theatre scene. There are plenty of opportunities to see amazing theatre in Minneapolis, but the biggest advantage to living in Minneapolis for the theatre enthusiast? The ability to see out of town tryouts for Broadway bound productions.