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Disney's ‘The Lion King’ returns to Tempe, here’s what you need to know

THE LION KING – Disney on Broadway
Posted at 1:54 PM, Jul 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-08 17:02:59-04

TEMPE, AZ — It’s opening week for The Lion King at ASU Gammage! The show was slated for 2020 but was rescheduled due to the pandemic; its last engagement at ASU Gammage was back in 2013.

Disney's ‘The Lion King’  performs the "Circle of Life" act.

According to a press release, the North American touring production is celebrating 20 years on the road!

Fun fact: According to Kari Amarosso, ASU Gammage Public Relations Manager, 18 trucks are used to transport puppets, set pieces and other materials from city to city.

Disney's ‘The Lion King’ live show

You only have till the 31st of July to see the iconic live performance in Tempe before it hits the road and goes to another city.


  • COST: Ticket prices range from $75- $175+.
  • LOCATION: ASU Gammage [1200 South Forest Ave]