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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)
Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap - the entire Serengeti comes to life. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly rises from the stage. This is THE LION KING. A spectacular visual feast, this adaptation of Disney's much-loved film transports you to a dazzling world that explodes with glorious colors, stunning effects and enchanting music. At its heart is the powerful and moving story of Simba, and his epic journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.

The Lion King won six 1998 Tony Awards: Best Musical, Best Scenic Design (Richard Hudson), Best Costume Design (Julie Taymor), Best Lighting Design (Donald Holder), Best Choreography (Garth Fagan) and Best Direction of a Musical, making Taymor the first woman in theatrical history bestowed with the honor. The Lion King has also earned more than 70 major arts awards including the 1998 NY Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, the 1999 Grammy for Best Musical Show Album, the 1999 Evening Standard Award for Theatrical Event of the Year and the 1999 Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Choreography and Best Costume Design.
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Syndee Winters Joins THE LION KING as 'Nala' Tonight, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - June 1, 2012

The Lion King welcomes Syndee Winters as Nala, beginning performances tonight, June 1. Making her Broadway debut, Winters joins the New York company of The Lion King directly from the North American tour. Winters will play her final Broadway performance Sunday, August 26, 2012. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, The Lion King is playing at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre (200 West 45th Street). For more information, visit LionKing.com. (more...)

Harlem School of the Arts Presents Disney's THE LION KING KIDS/JR., Now thru 6/2Harlem School of the Arts Presents Disney's THE LION KING KIDS/JR., Now thru 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2012

For over nine months, the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) has worked with Disney Theatrical Group to develop adaptations of Disney's musical The Lion King for young performers. Aubrey Lynch is an original cast member and former associate producer of the Broadway production, and he has been overseeing HAS's workshop presentations of Disney Theatrical Group's newest in-development musical for young people. This process has become a vehicle for HSA to further its mission and develop a fifth discipline, musical theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Miami Heat's Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union Visit THE LION KING in MiamiPhoto Flash: Miami Heat's Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union Visit THE LION KING in Miami
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012

On Sunday, May 27, Miami Heat basketball player Dwyane Wade and actress Gabrielle Union attended a performance of Disney's The Lion King at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami. See a photo of the pair with Sydnee Winters (Nala) and Jelani Remi (Simba) below! (more...)

Adam Jacobs Announces Hiatus from THE LION KING; Dashaun Young to ReturnAdam Jacobs Announces Hiatus from THE LION KING; Dashaun Young to Return
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012

The Lion King will welcome Dashaun Young back to Broadway as Simba, beginning performances Wednesday, May 16. Young has previously played the role of Simba on Broadway, North American tour, and most recently in the Las Vegas company. (more...)

MARY POPPINS Holds Autism-Friendly Performance Today, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2012

TDF's Autism Theater Initiative presents autism-friendly performances of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins today, April 29, at 1pm, at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 West 42nd, Street, NYC) and Disney's The Lion King on Sunday, September 30, at 1pm, at the Minskoff Theatre (1515 Broadway, NYC). These performances illustrate TDF's commitment to continuing to present autism-friendly performances in New York City. TDF is also available to consult with other theatre organizations across the United States who would like to present their own autism-friendly performances. (more...)

The Nederlander Organization and THE LION KING Join 'Nothing But Nets' CampaignThe Nederlander Organization and THE LION KING Join 'Nothing But Nets' Campaign
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2012

The Nederlander Organization and Disney's The Lion King have joined the United Nations Foundation's Nothing But Nets campaign, a global grassroots movement to fight malaria in Africa. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING to Premiere in Brazil, 2013; MARY POPPINS Goes to Mexico City, 11/14Disney's THE LION KING to Premiere in Brazil, 2013; MARY POPPINS Goes to Mexico City, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2012

Disney's The Lion King will make its South American premiere in São Paulo, Brazil. T4F (Time For Fun), will present the production with its opening night on March 7th, 2013 at the Teatro Abril. The Lion King in São Paulo will mark two firsts: as the largest stage musical ever presented in Brazil and the first time the show has been performed in Portuguese. The Disney and Cameron Mackintosh musical, MARY POPPINS will be produced in Mexico City by OCESA. The production will be performed for the first time in Spanish and will begin performances on November 14th, 2012 at the Telmex Cultural Center, in Mexico City. (more...)

THE LION KING & MARY POPPINS to Hold Autism-Friendly PerformancesTHE LION KING & MARY POPPINS to Hold Autism-Friendly Performances
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2012

TDF's Autism Theater Initiative will present autism-friendly performances of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins on Sunday, April 29, at 1pm, at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 West 42nd, Street, NYC) and Disney's The Lion King on Sunday, September 30, at 1pm, at the Minskoff Theatre (1515 Broadway, NYC). These performances illustrate TDF's commitment to continuing to present autism-friendly performances in New York City. TDF is also available to consult with other theatre organizations across the United States who would like to present their own autism-friendly performances. (more...)

THE LION KING Becomes All-Time Highest Grossing Show on BroadwayTHE LION KING Becomes All-Time Highest Grossing Show on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - April 9, 2012

According to the Associated Press, Broadway's landmark musical event The Lion King has just become the all-time highest grossing show on Broadway surpassing THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. The Lion King'S total gross now adds up to a whopping $853,846,062, while PHANTOM, which opened ten years earlier, remains at $853,122,847. (more...)

LION KING Opens in New Orleans at the Mahalia Jackson Theater, March 16LION KING Opens in New Orleans at the Mahalia Jackson Theater, March 16
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2012

The New Orleans premiere of Disney's The Lion King opens tonight, Friday, March 16 at 8 p.m. at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for a limited engagement of five weeks through Sunday, April 15. In New Orleans, The Lion King plays Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8 p.m., Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and matinees on Saturdays at 2 p.m. and Sundays at 1 p.m., with an additional performance on Thursday, April 12 at 2 p.m. (more...)

THE LION KING Becomes 6th Longest-Running Show in Broadway History Today
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2012

Disney's landmark musical event, The Lion King, will celebrate another remarkable milestone when it plays its 5,960th performance at 2:00p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 to become the sixth longest-running show in Broadway history. The Lion King moves up the top ten list of Broadway long runs, surpassing Oh! Calcutta! (with 5959 performances). (more...)

Patrick R. Brown Joins Cast of THE LION KING as 'Scar'Patrick R. Brown Joins Cast of THE LION KING as 'Scar'
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2012

Broadway's landmark musical event The Lion King is pleased to welcome PATRICK R. BROWN as Scar, beginning performances Monday, January 16. Making his Broadway debut, Brown previously played the role of Scar in the Singapore production of The Lion King. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, The Lion King is playing at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre (200 West 45th Street). For tickets, show information and performance schedule, call Ticketmaster's Disney on Broadway hotline at 866-870-2717 or visit online, LionKing.com. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Happy 14th Broadway Birthday LION KING!Photo Coverage: Happy 14th Broadway Birthday LION KING!
by Peter James Zielinski - November 14, 2011

Disney's landmark musical event, The Lion King celebrated 14 years on Broadway last night, November 13th at the Minskoff Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)

THE LION KING Celebrates 14 Years On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2011

Disney's landmark musical event, The Lion King celebrates 14 years on Broadway on Sunday, November 13th at the Minskoff Theatre (200 West 45th Street, NYC). (more...)

THE LION KING Celebrates 14 Years On Broadway THE LION KING Celebrates 14 Years On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2011

Disney's landmark musical event, The Lion King celebrates 14 years on Broadway on Sunday, November 13th at the Minskoff Theatre (200 West 45th Street, NYC). (more...)

THE LION KING and Nederlander Organization Join the Fight Against MalariaTHE LION KING and Nederlander Organization Join the Fight Against Malaria
by BWW News Desk - November 9, 2011

Today, the UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets-a global, grassroots campaign to fight malaria in Africa-announced that Disney's The Lion King and the Nederlander Organization are joining the campaign as its newest partners in the movement to end malaria. (more...)

THE LION KING Joins 'Nothing But Net' Campaign Against MalariaTHE LION KING Joins 'Nothing But Net' Campaign Against Malaria
by BWW News Desk - November 9, 2011

Today, the UN Foundation's Nothing But Nets-a global, grassroots campaign to fight malaria in Africa-announced that Disney's The Lion King and the Nederlander Organization are joining the campaign as its newest partners in the movement to end malaria. The organizations will work together to raise awareness among millions of Broadway fans about how they can help stop malaria, a disease spread by a single mosquito bite that kills a child every 45 seconds in Africa. (more...)

Photo Flash: James Cameron Visits THE LION KINGPhoto Flash: James Cameron Visits THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2011

Broadway's landmark musical event The Lion King, welcomed James Cameron and his daughter, Josephine to the show on October 12. Check out photos of the duo with the cast below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE LION KING Sings for 'Carols for a Cure'Photo Coverage: THE LION KING Sings for 'Carols for a Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - October 7, 2011

The thirteenth edition of Carols for a Cure is now in production and each week BroadwayWorld has been bringing you photo coverage from inside the recording studio. Next up in the line-up is The Lion King, who recorded their interpretation of Silent Night. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Inside THE LION KING's Autism-Friendly PerformanceSTAGE TUBE: Go Inside THE LION KING's Autism-Friendly Performance
by BroadwayWorld TV - October 4, 2011

On Sunday, the Theatre Development Fund, presented as a part of TDF's Accessibility Programs (TAP), the first ever autism-friendly performance in Broadway history at Disney's landmark musical The Lion King. Click belowto watch NBC Nightly News' 'Making a Difference,' in whivh the special performance was featured. (more...)

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