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July 11 - 29, 2018
Cobb Great Hall

Disney's The Lion King

July 11 - 29, 2018
Cobb Great Hall

Disney's The Lion King

Security Updates

We are continuously working to provide a safe and secure environment in which our patrons can relax and enjoy the arts. For performances of Disney’s The Lion King, Wharton Center will be implementing bag screening measures.

What you need to know

Bags and purses 4.5” x 6.5” or smaller are allowed and will not require screening.  See examples below.
Bags and purses larger than 4.5” x 6.5” will be screened.
Backpacks, over-sized bags, cinch bags, and computer bags/cases will not be allowed into the theatre, please leave these locked in your car or at home.​


Plan Ahead

Pack lightly with essential items only.

Cobb Great Hall Lobby doors will open 1 hour prior to performance time. Plan your arrival to allow time for bag screening. 

We recommend patrons are seated no later than 5 minutes before curtain time.
Entry to the building will be limited to the front entrance off Bogue Street or atrium entrance from the parking ramp. The southwest corner entrance on Wilson Road will be closed for this performance.

Program, Run time & Late Seating

View the program (PDF)

Run time is approximately 2 hours 30 minutes, including intermission

Patrons arriving as the performance begins will be held in the Sierra Lobby for the first 15 minutes of the performance.  There are additional seating holds throughout the performance.


Looking for a place to eat or stay while in East Lansing?

MSU's Kellogg Center is offering a special The Lion King Hotel & Dinner Package

Check out the Greater Lansing CVB for great lodging, dinning and things to do ideas. 

Sensory-Friendly Performances

A supportive and welcoming environment, making live theatre accessible to those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), developmental disabilities, sensory processing disorder, and other sensory-sensitive people and their families. 

Saturday, July 21 at 2pm

Additional Information

Group Information

Contact the Group Sales department for group rates at (517) 884-3130.