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The Lion King

200 W 45th St, Minskoff Theatre, New York City, NY 10036-3901
+1 866-870-2717
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Experience the stunning artistry, the unforgettable music and the exhilarating choreography of this musical theater phenomenon-one of the most awe-inspiring productions ever brought to life on stage. A remarkable tale of hope and adventure, THE LION KING has found its way into the hearts of millions. As The New York Times says, "There is simply nothing else like it." Now is the time to join the circle of life at THE LION KING, The Award-Winning Best Musical, playing on Broadway eight times a week at the Minskoff Theatre. The show running time is 2 hours 30 minutes. Performance times vary by season, please visit our website for current performance dates and times.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
200 W 45th St, Minskoff Theatre, New York City, NY 10036-3901
+1 866-870-2717
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Reviewed 5 June 2013

Never get tired of it. Its a masterpiece everyone needs to watch on Broadway! Truly a treat for the senses - for kids and adults alike. Its been running at the Minskoff for over a decade and still continues to pack houses!

3  Thank Jubin E
Reviewed 5 June 2013

I had gotten three persistent calls throughout a nondescript day from a friend who'd somehow gotten free tickets to see a newly opening show on Broadway called "The Lion King". Perhaps because of it's affiliation with the name Disney and the threat that it was...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 5 June 2013

This was our first Broadway show experience, and it was amazing! We had our 12 and 7 year-old girls with us and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. The costumes, the sets, the music - it was all fantastic! I balked at going to the show...More

Reviewed 4 June 2013

Just a fantastic show. Everything from the music to the costumes. It was my first broadway show and I loved everything about it.

Thank kger215
Reviewed 4 June 2013

I’ll begin with the good: a spectacular opening number that literally caused me to tear up; gorgeous and creatively designed costumes and puppets; an innovative approach to a classic Disney tale; and a truly wonderful performance by the actor who played Rafiki. However, after reading...More

Thank HummingbirdSpirit1
Reviewed 3 June 2013

what a fantastic show, not the cheapest of tickets but well worth the price would strongly advise you see this show

Thank kerzy2
Reviewed 3 June 2013

What amazed me most was the way the animation was transferred to live stage. The choreography and costumes were fantastic. The music very good. The voices were fine, and the overall staging just magnificent. If you like The Lion King movie, then this is a...More

Thank SoBeSparky
Reviewed 3 June 2013

It was a very entertaining show. I know its been running for a decade but it was still enjoyable and very well produced. Ticket prices are high but it was worth the price of admission.

Thank David D
Reviewed 2 June 2013

The production of this was incredible. I expected nothing less from a Disney production. The music and vocal performances were awesome. I do have to comment on the staff at the theatre. They were the rudest staff at any venue in the entire city that...More

Thank bsilly
Reviewed 2 June 2013

Incredible production. We were happy to have seen this over Mormon and Jersey Boys. Even the decrepit Minskoff could not detract from the spectacular.

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Response from Gulualp | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kat, i think it may depend on the time. For May, i could not be able to book for the same day. Guy at the box-office told they have good places for the next day. Their reccomendations are really worthy of note. if... More
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Response from Peytonsage | Reviewed this property |
I can only speak to our experience - we were centre ground level more than half way back and with the tiering of seats we had a great view of the stage...closer would only be better I'm sure! This is a well laid out theatre... More
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Response from Jill P | Reviewed this property |
The website says that all guests require a ticket, regardless of age. And it says that they recommend that children be at least six years old to attend. So you could bring your two year old but they would require a ticket... More