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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)
The Lion King Production Photo - The Lion King ensemble members
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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BWW Reviews: Blissful Beauty in THE LION KINGBWW Reviews: Blissful Beauty in THE LION KING
by Finny (Amanda Finn) - November 14, 2014

Poetry. A show that inspires beyond one's capabilities of speech is described as poetic genius. Disney's Broadway hit musical The Lion King is nothing short of pure poetry. Frankly a loss for words is what this critic is suffering from. Julie Taymor's most renowned claim to fame is a show that has just recently become the highest grossing Broadway production of all time - and for good reason. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE LION KING Celebrates 17 Years on Broadway!Photo Coverage: THE LION KING Celebrates 17 Years on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - November 13, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014--The Lion King, the award-winning best musical, celebrated its 17th anniversary on Broadway Thursday, November 13, 2014 at the Minskoff Theatre (200 West 45th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special day and you can check out photos from inside the celebration below! (more...)

Entertaining New 'Hakuna Matata' Mash-Up Promo Video By The Cast Of THE LION KINGEntertaining New 'Hakuna Matata' Mash-Up Promo Video By The Cast Of THE LION KING
by Pat Cerasaro - November 12, 2014

Don't miss the amazing new The Lion King promo video! (more...)

Inventive New 'Lion Sleeps Tonight' Promo Video By The Cast Of THE LION KINGInventive New 'Lion Sleeps Tonight' Promo Video By The Cast Of THE LION KING
by Pat Cerasaro - November 5, 2014

Check out this sensational new The Lion King promo video! (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING to Be Licensed for School Productions Beginning in 2015Disney's THE LION KING to Be Licensed for School Productions Beginning in 2015
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2014

The Lion King is set to be licensed to schools in two formats beginning in January of 2015. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Official Lyric Video for 'Shadowland' from Broadway's THE LION KINGVIDEO: Watch Official Lyric Video for 'Shadowland' from Broadway's THE LION KING
by Stage Tube - October 23, 2014

Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly rises from the mist. This is The Lion King. Below, check out the official lyric video for 'Shadowland' from The Lion King. (more...)

First Listen - Taylor Swift/LION KING 'Circle of Life' Mash-Up!First Listen - Taylor Swift/LION KING 'Circle of Life' Mash-Up!
by BWW News Desk - October 22, 2014

NYC comedian Dan Chamberlain noticed that the new track had a striking similarity to the classic LION KING opening number 'Circle of Life' and took it one step further with a mash up of the two! (more...)

Impressive 'Madness Of King Scar' Song Scene For THE LION KINGImpressive 'Madness Of King Scar' Song Scene For THE LION KING
by Pat Cerasaro - October 19, 2014

Check out this dedicated Disney fan's impressive addition to The Lion King! (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Becomes Top Box Office Title in All MediumsDisney's THE LION KING Becomes Top Box Office Title in All Mediums
by Movies News Desk - September 22, 2014

Disney's The Lion King stage musical has now achieved the most successful box office earnings of any work in any media in entertainment history. (more...)

THE LION KING to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance, 9/28THE LION KING to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2014

On Sunday September 28 at 1pm, Theatre Development Fund's (TDF) Autism Theatre Initiative (ATI) will present the fourth autism-friendly performance of Disney's landmark musical The Lion King (which just celebrated its 7,000th performance on Broadway). Tickets which were sold through ATI on TDF's website sold out in only three days, thus underscoring the popularity of the show with families with children on the autism spectrum, as well as the need for access for this underserved community. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Boston Opera House, Now thru 10/12Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Boston Opera House, Now thru 10/12
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2014

The Boston engagement of Disney's The Lion King. Boston's most eagerly awaited stage production returns to the Boston Opera House stage runs today, September 9 to October 12 as part of the 2014-2015 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

THE LION KING Marks 7,000 Performances on Broadway TonightTHE LION KING Marks 7,000 Performances on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 3, 2014

Disney's landmark musical event, The Lion King, will play its 7,000th Broadway performance at 7:00pm tonight, September 3rd. Only three shows in Broadway history have reached this milestone. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 7000 Performances; Meet the New CastPhoto Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 7000 Performances; Meet the New Cast
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2014

Disney's landmark musical event, The Lion King, will play its 7,000th Broadway performance at 7:00pm on Wednesday, September 3rd. Only three shows in Broadway history have reached this milestone. (more...)

THE LION KING's Alton Fitzgerald White Will Give 4,000th Performance as 'Mufasa' TomorrowTHE LION KING's Alton Fitzgerald White Will Give 4,000th Performance as 'Mufasa' Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2014

The Lion King Broadway cast member ALTON FITZGERALD WHITE will play his 4,000th performance as Mufasa in the landmark musical event this Saturday evening, August 23rd, 2014. White originated the role of Mufasa in the US touring production in 2002 and in a sit-down Las Vegas production in 2009, in addition to leading the flagship Broadway company intermittently since. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway's THE LION KING Cast Bursts Into Song on the SubwaySTAGE TUBE: Broadway's THE LION KING Cast Bursts Into Song on the Subway
by Stage Tube - August 6, 2014

The Broadway cast of The Lion King took a break between shows on June 28th and took over a New York City subway car to give riders a little surprise. Check out their performance of 'Circle of Life' below! (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -  THE LION KINGMeet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE LION KING
by BWW Special Coverage - August 1, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's The Lion King below! (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Boston Opera House, 9/9-10/12Disney's THE LION KING Comes to Boston Opera House, 9/9-10/12
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2014

Casting has been announced for the Boston engagement of Disney's The Lion King. Boston's most eagerly awaited stage production returns to the Boston Opera House stage from September 9 to October 12 as part of the 2014-2015 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Plays Special Benefit Performance for The Actors Fund Today at the Kennedy CenterDisney's THE LION KING Plays Special Benefit Performance for The Actors Fund Today at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2014

The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment, is pleased to announce that the producer, cast, and management of Disney's The Lion King have added a special performance to benefit The Fund today, July 30 at 1:30pm in the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, D.C. The entire company will donate their time and talent for this performance that will directly benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's THE LION KING Perform 'He Lives In You' at The White HouseVIDEO: Cast of Broadway's THE LION KING Perform 'He Lives In You' at The White House
by Stage Tube - July 21, 2014

Cast members from Broadway's The Lion King were welcomed by First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House's Kids State Dinner on July 18th. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Ready to Pack Up & Bring Pride Rock to D.C. for the White House's Kids State DinnerPhoto Flash: THE LION KING Ready to Pack Up & Bring Pride Rock to D.C. for the White House's Kids State Dinner
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2014

The cast of Broadway's The Lion King will pack up and bring Pride Rock to D.C. for the White House's annual Kids State Dinner this Friday. In excitement, the production has shared a new image on their official Twitter page, which First Lady Michelle Obama promptly retweeted in support. Check it out below! (more...)

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