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BJCC Know Before You Go To Disney's The Lion King

Disney's The Lion King will begin promptly at the advertised curtain time. Latecomers will be held outside of the theater until the tour approved entrance time.  You won’t want to miss a moment of this breath-taking show. Please plan on arriving at the BJCC early and be seated ten (10) minutes before performance starts!  There will be a seating hold prior to Act 1 and Act II.
Strobe Lights will be used during performances.
Run Time
Approximatley 2 hours and 28 minutes with an 18 minute intermission.
Act 1 is approximatley 1:10
Act II is approximatley 1:00
You have tickets to see Disney's The Lion King  but do you know where you will park at the BJCC?  When attending events at the BJCC Concert Hall, we suggestion lots p15, p4 and p7 Click here for a facility parking map.  Lot prices begin at $10 and up (depending on management).
Traffic Advisory
Please be advised of lane closures, road construction in the area and allow extra time to arrive and find parking  for the show.  We recommend being parked  ninety (90) minutes before show time. Visit: for detailed information or use the algotraffic app on your smart phone.   Our address Is 1001 19th Street North  Bham, Al 35203.  
The BJCC is committed to creating a safe, comfortable, accessible and enjoyable environment.  All patrons entering the concert hall during an event are subject to screening, which varies from event-to-event.
Screenings range from visual inspection and bag search to screenings by a metal detector and/or a pat-down search conducted by security personnel. The purpose of the inspection is to detect prohibited items.
To help everyone have a positive experience when coming to an event, we ask that you do the following: 
• Bring only essential items needed for the event you are attending. 
• Leave ALL weapons at home. Weapons may include firearms, pocketknives, pepper spray, and wallet chains. 
• No cameras or recording devices will be permitted for The Lion King. 
• No umbreallas
For a list of items that are prohibited, please visit BJCC Security by clicking here. 
Will Call Tickets
Picking up tickets from Will Call?  Remember to bring photo ID and the card used to purchase your tickets. A Ticketmaster confirmation number is great to have but not necessary.  Our friendly Box Office staff will be eager to assist you. Ticketmaster will call can be picked up from any window at the Concert Hall.  Will call will open two (2) hours before advertised curtain time.
Smoking Policy
In compliance with the City of Birmingham ordinance, we are a smoke free facility.  However the BJCC has designated smoking areas for cigarettes, cigars and vapes for your convenience. See usher for directions.  
Camera Policy
The use of cameras, video or recording devices during the performance is strictly forbidden.
Customer Service
Should you need assistance once you enter, Customer Service is located in the lobby near the front doors. Our friendly staff will be glad to assist you. 
Click here for the BJCC Accessibility Accommodations Policy & Guide
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