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


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

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by Nora Dominick - Mar 18, 2016

The Bachelor's Ben Higgins and fiance Lauren Bushnell attended the long-running Disney musical The Lion King last night! Higgins was featured on this latest season of The Bachelor that ended earlier this week. (more...)

Photo Flash: EMPIRE Stars Visit Broadway's THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

EMPIRE stars Trai Byers and Grace Gealy recently visited Disney's The Lion King on Broadway, stopping to pose with cast members Aaron Nelson (Simba) and Nia Holloway (Nala) after the show. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Cast of Broadway's THE LION KING to Guest on CBS's 'Code Black'
by TV News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Alton Fitzgerald White, who has played the role of 'Mufasa' in Broadway's The Lion King more than 4,000 times, guest stars as Lawrence in the November 25th episode of CBS's CODE BLACK titled 'The Son Rises'. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway's THE LION KING Unveils Stylish New T-Shirt Designs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Below, check out photos of the new t-shirt designs, modeled by The Lion King North American Tour cast members Kendra Moore, Sihle Ngema, Tryphena Wade, Roderick Lawrence, Vusi Sondiyazi and Thembelihle Cele! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - THE LION KING's Alton Fitzgerald White and More to Appear on CBS's CODE BLACK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2015

The Lion King will be featured on the hit CBS drama, CODE BLACK, starring Marcia Gay Harden, in an episode to air Wednesday, Nov. 25 (10:00 - 11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The episode features Alton Fitzgerald White, who played a record-breaking 4,000 performances as 'Mufasa' in The Lion King, as well as eight members of The Lion King North American Tour. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the episode! (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: THE LION KING Cast Sings 'O Holy Night' for Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 29, 2014

BroadwayWorld is excited to continue our exclusive photo coverage of the recording sessions for this year's album with the cast of The Lion King, who sing 'O Holy Night.' Check out photos of cast members Bonita J. Hamilton and Rema Webb below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tim Allen Visits THE LION KING on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Yesterday, Tim Allen, star of the ABC comedy LAST MAN STANDING, visited the landmark Broadway musical, The Lion King, with his wife and daughter. The Allen family went backstage after the performance to meet and congratulate the cast. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE LION KING Celebrates 17 Years on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 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...)

Photo Flash: THE LION KING Celebrates 7000 Performances; Meet the New Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 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...)

Photo 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 - Jul 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...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway-Bound Idina Menzel Visits THE LION KING!
by Walter McBride - Jan 13, 2014

Just last night, Idina Menzel, who will return to Broadway on March 30 in IF/THEN, stopped by the Minskoff Theatre to see The Lion King. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos of her backstage with the cast below! (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Cast of THE LION KING Sings Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 21, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from The Lion King's recording session for 'The First Noel' with castmembers Derrick Davis, Michael Alexander Henry, Lawrence Alexander, Jaysin McCollum, Christopher Freeman, Gabriel Croom, Alan Wiggins, Mduduzi Madela and Jason Michael Webb. (more...)

Photo Flash: Angelina Jolie Visits THE LION KING in Australia
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

Yesterday, Angelina Jolie and her family took in a performance of The Lion King in Sydney, Australia. All six of her children attended the matinee. Angelina 'loved' the show and signed the autograph wall. Below, Check out a photo of Jolie backstage with the cast! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Disney's THE LION KING as Prideful as Ever
by Tim Shawver - Dec 3, 2013

DISNEY'S The Lion King as prideful as ever (more...)

Photo Coverage: Quvenzhane Wallis Visits THE LION KING!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Aug 2, 2013

Just yesterday, 2013 Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis ('Beasts of the Southern Wild') visited The Lion King on Broadway and BroadwayWorld was there for the special occasion. Check out photos of Wallis with the cast below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Darius Rucker Visits THE LION KING
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 12, 2013

The Lion King is the sixth longest-running musical in Broadway history. Translated into seven different languages (Japanese, German, Korean, French, Dutch, Mandarin, Spanish), the show has been performed in 15 different countries on five continents and continues to create new avenues around the world. Continuing to reign as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world, The Lion King can currently be seen on Broadway, on stages across North America, on tour in Japan, and in Tokyo, London's West End, Hamburg, Madrid and in the UK. Last night, musician Darius Rucker (formerly Hootie of Hootie and the Blowfish) visited the Broadway show and you can check out photos of him backstage with the cast below! (more...)

Photo Flash: US Women's National Soccer Team Visits THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

On Tuesday evening, members of the US Women's National Soccer Team took a break from practice to see the Tony Award-winning Broadway The Lion King on Broadway. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

Photo Flash: Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera Visits THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2013

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers, 2012's MVP of the American League, kept his feline connection strong while in New York City this past weekend. He and his family took in the hit Broadway show, The Lion King, on Friday, January 18th. Check out a photo of him with the cast below! (more...)

Exclusive Photos: THE LION KING Kids Sing 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 21, 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. The cast of Broadway's The Lion King was already hard a work this week recording their track for the album. Check out our exclusive photos from their recording session below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Strahan Visits THE LION KING!
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 7, 2012

'Live with Kelly and Michael's Michael Strahan just visited the show with his daughters and you can check out backstage photos below! (more...)

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