THE LION KING

The Lion King

Theatre
Minskoff Theatre (New York, NY)
200 W. 45th St.
New York, NY 10036
Running Time
2 hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission
Schedule
Tuesdays: 7:00pm
Wednesdays: 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Thursdays: 8:00pm
Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sundays: 3:00pm
Price
$92-$252
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Video: ABC News Airs THE LION KING: Making of the Highest-Grossing Musical
by Stage Tube - November 21, 2012

Last night's ABC News focused on the long-running Broadway musical The Lion King. The show, which insiders first predicted would not last more than 15 minutes, is now celebrating 15 years on The Great White Way, earning five Tony Awards and grossing more than $5 billion across the globe. Below, check out the feature story, titled 'The Lion King': Making of the Highest-Grossing Musical.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE LION KING Celebrates 15 Years on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - November 19, 2012

Broadway's landmark musical event The Lion King celebrated its 15th Anniversary Sunday evening with a one-night only celebratory performance benefitting The Actors Fund. Virtually the entire creative team, who collectively won six TonyŽ Awards for their work on the show, reunited for the sold out performance. BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage from the festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 15th Anniversary - Go Inside the Rehearsal!
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2012

Broadway's landmark musical event The Lion King celebrated its 15th Anniversary Sunday evening with a one-night only celebratory performance benefitting The Actors Fund. Virtually the entire creative team, who collectively won six TonyŽ Awards for their work on the show, reunited for the sold out performance. Check out photos below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Phenomenal LION KING, a Must-See Theatrical Event
by Linda Hodges - November 13, 2012

San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre plays host to Disney's 'The Lion King' now through January 13, 2013. I put that out there right away because if you're one for keeping a bucket list of must-see things to do and see before you 'exit stage left' then this show is surely one for the list. (more...)

THE LION KING Celebrates 15 Years on Broadway Today, November 13
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2012

Disney's landmark musical event, The Lion King, celebrates 15 years on Broadway today, November 13th at the Minskoff Theatre (200 West 45th Street, New York City). Virtually the entire creative team, who collectively won six Tony Awards for their work on the show, will reunite for a one-night only celebratory performance Sunday, November 18th as a benefit for The Actors Fund. (more...)

Good Morning America Will Broadcast THE LION KING's 15th Anniversary Celebration Live from the Minskoff Theatre, 11/13; Tickets Available!
by BWW News Desk - November 8, 2012

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Good Morning America will be broadcasting LIVE from the Minskoff Theatre to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of Disney's landmark musical event The Lion King with a special musical performance. (more...)

THE LION KING Celebrates 15 Years on Broadway, 11/13
by BWW News Desk - November 6, 2012

Disney's landmark musical event, The Lion King, celebrates 15 years on Broadway Tuesday, November 13th at the Minskoff Theatre (200 West 45th Street, New York City). Virtually the entire creative team, who collectively won six TonyŽ Awards for their work on the show, will reunite for a one-night only celebratory performance Sunday, November 18th as a benefit for The Actors Fund. For information on purchasing those seats, with 100% of proceeds benefitting the organization, visit: http://www.actorsfund.org/performances-and-events/lion-king-5. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Opens at SHN Orpheum Theatre Tonight, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - November 1, 2012

Disney's The Lion King returns to San Francisco for the first time since its triumphant 43 week run at the SHN Orpheum Theatre in 2004. The Lion King will play an 11 week engagement at the SHN Orpheum Theatre beginning tonight, November 1 through January 13, 2013. (more...)

Tomorrow Night's THE LION KING and MARY POPPINS Performances Cancelled, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2012

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Wednesday, October 31st performances of the Broadway productions of Mary Poppins and The Lion King have been cancelled. (There was no performance of Newsies scheduled). (more...)

THE LION KING's Tshidi Mayne Performs at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation's Gala, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2012

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation will be holding their inaugural Global Champions of a Mother's Fight Gala Awards Luncheon at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in NY today, October 29th 2012. The event will honor longtime leaders in the fight to end pediatric AIDS, and will be presented by Arianna Huffington, who will serve as the Master of Ceremonies, leading a thought provoking panel with the event's three honorees, Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson & Johnson, Amy Robbins, founder of the Nduna Foundation, and Cookie Johnson, Magic Johnson's wife and board member of the Magic Johnson Foundation. (more...)

THE LION KING's Tshidi Mayne to Perform at Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation's Gala, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2012

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation will be holding their inaugural Global Champions of a Mother's Fight Gala Awards Luncheon at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in NY on October 29th 2012. The event will honor longtime leaders in the fight to end pediatric AIDS, and will be presented by Arianna Huffington, who will serve as the Master of Ceremonies, leading a thought provoking panel with the event's three honorees, Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson & Johnson, Amy Robbins, founder of the Nduna Foundation, and Cookie Johnson, Magic Johnson's wife and board member of the Magic Johnson Foundation. (more...)

THE LION KING's Rod Thomas on the Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2012

Last fall, Theatre Development Fund (TDF) piloted the new program, Autism Theatre Initiative, as part of TDF's Accessibility Programs (TAP), to make theatre accessible to children and adults on the autism spectrum, and their families. They presented the first-ever autism-friendly performance of a Broadway show at Disney's landmark The Lion King on October 2, 2011 and followed that up with an autism-friendly performance of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins on April 29, 2012. On September 30, the cast of The Lion King took part in another autism-friendly performance, and Rod Thomas, an actor in the show, wrote about the experience from his perspective. The full piece is as follows: (more...)

BWW Photo Exclusive: THE LION KING Cast Records for 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - September 5, 2012

CAROLS FOR A CURE is the annual two-disc holiday CD compilation of original songs and holiday classics which benefits BC/EFA. These CDs boast the best voices from the worlds of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national tours. A full track list for this year's 14th edition has not yet been announced, but the cast of Broadway's The Lion King was already hard a work recording their track for the album. Check out our exclusive photos from their recording session below! (more...)

Meredith Vieira to Make Cameo in Broadway's THE LION KING
by TV News Desk - August 28, 2012

During 'Millionaire's' 'Broadway Week,' this season, contestants will have the chance to win tickets to see a Broadway show in addition to their 'Millionaire' money. As part of the specialty week, cast members from 'The Lion King' will play on 'Millionaire' for charity and Meredith Vieira will make a cameo appearance at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre in The Lion King's iconic opening number, 'Circle of Life,' in celebration of the production's 15th anniversary. (more...)

Andile Gumbi Joins Cast of THE LION KING as 'Simba' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2012

Broadway's landmark musical event The Lion King, which recently became the fifth longest-running show in Broadway history, is pleased to welcome ANDILE GUMBI as Simba, beginning performances tonight. (more...)

THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates Smash Engagement in Houston
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2012

Disney's The Lion King is celebrating its third smash engagement in Houston, which concluded on Sunday, August 12 presented by Broadway Across America and the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. The triumphant five-week return grossed over $7.2 million at the box office and entertained more than 100,000 patrons during 40 performances. (more...)

THE LION KING to Become 5th Longest-Running Broadway Show, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2012

Disney's landmark musical event, The Lion King, will play its 6138th performance this Wednesday, August 15th at 2:00pm, becoming the fifth longest-running show in Broadway history. The Lion King will surpass the original Broadway production of A Chorus Line (with 6137 performances). (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Comes to the Hobby Center, Now thru 8/12
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2012

Disney Theatrical Productions and Gexa Energy Broadway at the Hobby Center previously announced the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's The Lion King to Houston. The show leaps onto the Hobby Center stage tonight, July 10 for a limited engagement of five weeks through Sunday, August 12. The Lion King's sold-out eight-week Houston premiere engagement in 2002 at Jones Hall was followed by a sold-out six-week return engagement in 2006 at the Hobby Center. (more...)

TDF's Autism-Friendly Performance of THE LION KING Sells Out
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2012

Last fall, Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the not-for-profit performing arts service organization whose mission includes making theatre accessible for all audiences, piloted the new program, Autism Theatre Initiative, as part of TDF's Accessibility Programs (TAP), to make theatre accessible to children and adults on the autism spectrum, and their families. (more...)

THE LION KING Opens in Greenville Tonight, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2012

Disney Theatrical Productions The Lion King begins performances at The Peace Center in Greenville tonight, June 12 for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday July 8. The opening night is Thursday June 14 at 7:30pm. (more...)

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