The Lion King - Broadway

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The Lion King is one of the most thrilling visual experiences to ever hit Broadway Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap - the entire Serengeti comes to life. This is THE LION KING. This adaptation of Disney's iconic film transports you to a dazzling world that explodes with colors, stunning effects and enchanting music.

This is your opportunity to relive the story of Simba and his journey from wide-eyed cub to finally reclaiming his crown as the king of the Pridelands.

The Lion King won six Tony Awards 1998 including Best Musical, Best Choreography (Garth Fagan) and Best Direction of a Musical (Julie Taymor) making Taymor the first woman in theatrical history bestowed with the honor.

Schedule

Running Time: 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

Minskoff Theatre

(New York, NY)
200 W. 45th St.
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Featured Reviews For The Lion King


The Lion King - New York
Come to The Lion King with two pairs of eyes, one ear, and half a brain. You will be bombarded by some of the most beautiful and spectacular sights theater can offer from before and behind, so eyes in the back of the head will come in handy. You will be harangued by second-rate standard-show music and lyrics by Elton John and Tim Rice, and also by Lebo Mï's stirring African chants and ululations, to which your active ear should be cocked. Finally, you will be subjected to a well-worn, simplistic children's tale about a lion cub's hard road to adulthood and the throne of the animal kingdom, usurped by his wicked uncle in cahoots with some murderously laughing hyenas.

'King' of the Hill - Entertainment Weekly
Yes, The Lion King's pacing drags a bit in the first act, and the show's venue, Disney's opulently refurbished New Amsterdam Theatre on 42nd Street, has a few kinks (you'll miss a lot of the show if you're seated too far to the side). But Taymor's amazing vision overrides any quibbles. The Lion King can make you fall in love with theater no matter what theater it's in.


 



 

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by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2020
Disneyland Paris has released a video of its The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands stage show!
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020
West End's Lyceum Theatre, home to The Lion King, has suffered a severe flood yesterday.
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2020
Disney Theatrical Productions is now offering a free virtually accessible version of The Lion King Experience, a unique holistic arts education program that provides students and educators an immersive introduction to theater making through the lens of the Broadway production of The Lion King.
by BWW News Desk - February 4, 2020
We're heading to the Pridelands to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Disney's smash hit musical The Lion King brings the iconic character of Rafiki to life eight times a week with a peek inside the makeup transformation of Broadway cast member Tshidi Manye. Check it out with the video!
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2020
a?oegrown-isha?? star Yara Shahidi visited The Lion King on Saturday and stopped backstage to have some fun with Nala (Adrienne Walker) and Simba (Bradley Gibson).
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2020
The North American Tour of Disney's The Lion King has released new production photos featuring the current cast. Currently at The Aronoff Center in Cincinnati, the tour heads to 14 other cities in 2020 including Milwaukee, South Bend, Toledo, Omaha, Denver, Tempe and Costa Mesa.
by Stage Tube - January 16, 2020
We're heading to the Pridelands to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Disney's smash hit musical The Lion King brings one of its animals, the giraffe, to life eight times a week with the help of four of the show's cast member, Ray Mercer. Check it out with the video!
by BWW News Desk - January 8, 2020
We're heading to the Pridelands to get to know Jürgen Hooper, who is the newest Zazu in the North American tour of the smash hit musical The Lion King. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Disney classic with the video!
by BWW News Desk - January 3, 2020
We're heading to the Pridelands to get to know Kayla Cyphers, who is currently playing Nala in the North American tour of the legendary smash-hit musical The Lion King. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Disney classic with the video!
by Stage Tube - December 19, 2019
We're heading to the Pridelands to get a behind-the-scenes look at the three hyenas of Disney's smash hit musical The Lion King: James Brown-Orleans (Banzai), Enrique Segura (Ed), and Bonita Hamilton (Shenzi) as the trio celebrates 5000 performances together on Broadway. Check it out with this video!
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2019
Over one million pupils have already experienced THE LION KING in London through its award-winning Education Programme. Combined with seeing the production, this programme takes pupils on an engaging journey that they will never forget.
by Stage Tube - December 16, 2019
We're heading to the Pridelands to get to know Brandon A. McCall, who is currently playing Simba in the North American tour of the smash hit musical The Lion King. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Disney classic with the video!