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Theatre Information

Minskoff Theatre (New York, NY)
200 W. 45th St. Seating Chart

Schedule

2 hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission

Tuesdays: 7:00pm
Wednesdays: 7:00pm
Thursdays: 8:00pm
Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sundays: 1:00pm and 6:30pm

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The Lion King Production Photo - Fred Berman and Marey Griffith (Associate Choreographer) and Ruthlyn Salomons (Dance Supervisor)
The Lion King Production Photo - Tshidi Manye, Chauntee Schuler & Bonita J. Hamilton (Shenzi)
The Lion King Production Photo - The Lion King ensemble members

The Lion King Production Information


Previews:

October 15, 1997 (33 previews)

Opening:

November 13, 1997

Theatres: New Amsterdam Theatre (New York, NY)
10/15/1997 - 6/4/2006

Minskoff Theatre (New York, NY)
6/13/2006 - ?

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status:
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Running Time:2 hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission
Intermissions:1
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Other Productions of The Lion King


1997   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1999   West End London Production
West End
2002   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
2003   Chicago Chicago Production
Chicago

 


Audio Recordings


1994  Film Soundtrack
1997  Original Broadway Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical

OTHER TITLES:

  • Der König der Löwen (German title)

Score Overview


The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

Circle of Life
Grasslands Chant
The Morning Report
The Lioness Hunt
I Just Can't Wait to Be King
Chow Down
They Live in You
a.k.a. He Lives in You
Be Prepared
The Stampede
Rafiki Mourns
Hakuna Matata
One by One
The Madness of King Scar
Shadowland
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
a.k.a. Wimoweh
Endless Night
Can You Feel the Love Tonight
Simba Confronts Scar
King of Pride Rock
a.k.a. Busa

The Lion King Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Musical
Elton John
Tim Rice
Roger Allers
Irene Mecchi
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Broadway Musical
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Choreography
Garth Fagan
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Costume Design
Julie Taymor
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Director - Musical
Julie Taymor
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Featured Actress - Musical
Tsidii Le Loka
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Lighting Design
Donald Holder
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Set Design
Richard Hudson -
 
The Hewes Awards - 1998 - Costume Design
Julie Taymor
 
The Hewes Awards - 1998 - Lighting Design
Donald Holder
 
The Hewes Awards - 1998 - Noteworthy/Unusual Effects Design
Julie Taymor
 
Theatre World Awards - 1998 - Performance
Max Casella
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Book of a Musical
Roger Allers
Irene Mecchi
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Choreography
Garth Fagan
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Costume Design
Julie Taymor
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Direction of a Musical
Julie Taymor
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Lighting Design
Donald Holder
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Musical
Disney Theatrical Productions
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Orchestrations
Robert Elhai
David Metzger
Bruce Fowler
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Elton John
Tim Rice
Lebo M
Mark Mancina
Jay Rifkin
Julie Taymor
Hans Zimmer
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Samuel E. Wright
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Tsidii Le Loka
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Scenic Design
Richard Hudson
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Choreography
Garth Fagan
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Costume Design
Julie Taymor
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Julie Taymor
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical
Max Cassella
Geoff Hoyle
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Tsidii Le Loka
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Donald Holder
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Musical
The Lion King
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Robert Elhai
David Metzger
Bruce Fowler
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Puppet Design
Julie Taymor
Michael Curry
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Revival-Play
Richard Hudson
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Sound Design
Tony Meola

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