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The Lion - 2014 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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A true story of love, loss, family loyalty, and the redemptive power of music. Following an award-winning run at the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, writer/performer Benjamin Scheuer shares his gripping coming-of-age tale. Directed by Sean Daniels, The Lion is a candid, poignant, and charming new solo musical from a next-generation troubadour.

History:

American Premiere
Run Type:Limited Run
Market:Off-Broadway
Previews: June 10, 2014
Closing:July 13, 2014

Running Time:

One hour and 10 minutes

Manhattan Theatre Club Stage II

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131 West 55th Street
New York,NY10036

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by Stage Tube - July 7, 2014
Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer, currently appearing in his one-man musical theater piece THE LION at Manhattan Theatre Club's The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street), announces the release of the animated music video "Cookie-tin Banjo," which is featured in THE LION. Check it out below!
by Caryn Robbins - July 1, 2014
Composer and musician Benjamin Scheuer is featured in this week's New York Times In Performance video, singing "Cookie-tin Banjo" from Manhattan Theater Club's THE LION
by Michael Dale - June 30, 2014
Benjamin Scheuer's one-man musical is engaging, heartwarming and thoroughly enjoyable.
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2014
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Lion, the new musical written and performed by 2013 ASCAP Cole Porter Songwriting Award winner Benjamin Scheuer, and directed by Sean Daniels, runs at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). The five-week limited engagement for The Lion will open tonight, June 26.
by Tyler Peterson - June 16, 2014
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of The Lion, the new musical written and performed by 2013 ASCAP Cole Porter Songwriting Award winner Benjamin Scheuer, and directed by Sean Daniels is now in previews at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). The five-week limited engagement for The Lion will open Thursday, June 26. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production!
by Tyler Peterson - June 10, 2014
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of THE LION, the new musical written and performed by 2013 ASCAP Cole Porter Songwriting Award winner Benjamin Scheuer, and directed by Sean Daniels, begins performances tonight, June 10 at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). The five-week limited engagement for THE LION will open Thursday, June 26.
by Tyler Peterson - May 23, 2014
Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of THE LION, the new musical written and performed by 2013 ASCAP Cole Porter Songwriting Award winner Benjamin Scheuer, and directed by Sean Daniels is now in rehearsal. The five-week limited engagement for THE LION will begin previews on Tuesday, June 10 and open Thursday, June 26 as the second production of MTC's 2013-2014 season of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street).

The Lion Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has The Lion been nominated for?
Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Benjamin Scheuer, Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Benjamin ScheuerJohn Gassner Playwrighting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Benjamin Scheuer and Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Benjamin Scheuer.

What awards has The Lion won?
Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Benjamin Scheuer Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Benjamin Scheuer John Gassner Playwrighting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Benjamin Scheuer Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Benjamin Scheuer.

What productions of The Lion have there been?
The Lion has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2014 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2015.

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