World’s #1 Musical The Lion King in Durham

World's #1 Musical Lion King in Durham, North Carolina; Broadway street sign

The world’s #1 musical The Lion King is coming to Durham.  Performances will be at the award-winning venue, the Durham Performing Arts Center, located at 123 Vivian Street. It is within walking distance to Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast of Durham, the #1 black-owned bed and breakfast in America.

More than 70 million people around the world have experienced the
awe-inspiring visual artistry, unforgettable music, and the uniquely
theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most
breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage.

Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, The Lion King
brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. 
Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled
with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning

The Lion King also features the extraordinary work of Tony
Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most
recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John
and Tim Rice.  There is simply nothing else like The Lion King.

Giraffes strut.  Birds swoop.  Gazelles leap.  The entire Serengeti
comes to life as never before.  And as the music soars, Pride Rock
slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s The Lion King, making its
triumphant return to the Durham Performing Arts Center!  Get a glimpse of what to expect from the video below.

Live performances of the The Lion King Musical at the Durham Performing Arts Center begin on Tuesday February 16 and the last performance is on Sunday March 20 of 2016.  Many of the scheduled performances have been sold out, but there are still many other performance times available.  See the video below to learn some incredible facts you probably didn’t know about The Lion King Musical.

We (Daniel and Monica) invite you to stay at our luxurious Durham bed and breakfast, Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast. Just as The Lion King has been performed all over the world, we have welcomed guests from all over the world.  Find out why Durham, North Carolina is such an amazing place to visit!

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