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Step into a Musical Jungle with Lion King

We attended as a guest of the SCFTA

Lion King the Musical at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Photo by Joan Marcus

The world’s most beloved musical, The Lion King, has transformed the Segerstrom Center for the Arts into a musical jungle. We attended a performance last week and were swept into an immersive, magical world. The music, the costumes, and the emotion made the performance one of the best that I’ve ever experienced.

Dining at Leatherby's Cafe Rouge for The Lion King

Photo courtesy of Tony Reverditto

We began our evening with dinner next door at Leatherby’s Café Rouge where were savored the amazing flavors of the limited-time Lion King dishes. They are offering an incredible three course Lion King menu for $45 per person that will take your family on an unforgettable epicurean adventure into the jungle.

Lions Dancing during Lion King the Musical

Photo by Joan Marcus

The captivating performance is perfect for younger children, and will make for an unforgettable first-time theatre experience. The performance began with animals walking through the audience before coming together on the stage to sing “The Circle of Life.” My sons immediate response was “Woah” as his captivated eyes looked around the theatre in awe.

Pumbaa and Timon making the audience laugh during Lion King the Musical

Photo by Joan Marcus

Throughout the show we were amazed by the lighting and the talented actors that brought our favorite story to life right before our eyes. It wasn’t just the lighting, costumes and music but also the humor that my son loved. Just like in the movie, Pumbaa and Timon had my son doubled over laughing with all of their hysterical jokes.

Photo opportunity during Lion King the Musical

The Lion King is only here at The Segerstrom Center for the Arts until November 1st. Don’t miss experiencing the magic of this extraordinary production with your children. Tickets start at $31 and are available in person at the box office at 600 Town Center Drive, online at SCFTA.org or by phone at 714-556-2787.

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