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“The Lion King” returns to The Wharton in July 2018

News February 15, 2017 Encore Staff

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Wharton Center has announced the return of Disney’s The Lion King as part of the Center’s 35th anniversary season. Executive Director Mike Brand notes, “This is a special season for us and we wanted to celebrate with one of the most popular shows ever to come to Wharton Center. The Broadway blockbuster returns July 2018 for a three- week run. This will be the third engagement of Disney’s The Lion King at Wharton Center. The last time the show was at Wharton was in 2009. Almost a decade later it is still the most requested Broadway show in our history.”

Wharton Center subscribers to the 2017-2018 35th anniversary season will have the first opportunity to purchase tickets to The Lion King. Subscribers receive special benefits, including discounts and access to the best seats before they go on sale to the general public. Subscriptions go on sale mid-April 2017. The public is invited to sign up for Wharton Center mailings at whartoncenter.com/join-eclub in order to receive the first opportunity to subscribe.