Tickets for The Lion King on Broadway are available now! The musical officially premiered on Broadway on November 13, 1997, and won six awards at the 1998 Tony Awards. This included some of the most coveted categories like Best Musical, Best Choreography, Best Direction of a Musical, and others. Julie Taymor’s direction, her collaboration with Michael Curry on mask and puppet design, the renowned soundtrack by Elton John and Tim Rice, the stunning choreography of Garth Fagan, and the efforts of several other cast and crew members, over the years, have made The Lion King a theatrical phenomenon like no other.
The musical brings the Pridelands alive on stage with its lively music, dancing puppets, menacing villains, lovable protagonists, and the spirit of the African wilderness. This is a Broadway show that you would not want to miss. Get your tickets to The Lion King on Broadway in advance or risk missing out!
The story is set in the Pridelands of Africa, in the land ruled by the fair King Mufasa. When his son, Simba, is born, the whole of the Pridelands erupts in joy. But nefarious forces, too, are stirred. For Mufasa’s brother, Scar, the throne gets even farther out of his reach, with the arrival of young Simba. Scar’s manipulations manage to drive Simba away from his rightful throne. He grows up in exile far away, getting into great adventures with his friends Timon, Pumba, and others while Scar terrorizes the Pridelands as the new King. Will Simba ever go back? Will he be able to win back what is rightfully his? Book your The Lion King on Broadway tickets to find out.
The Lion King musical features timeless original music by Elton John and Tim Rice, as well as new songs were written by Hans Zimmer, Julie Taymor, Mark Mancina, and Lebo M. Relive your childhood favorites like “Hakuna Matata”, “Circle of Life”, and “Can You Feel The Love Tonight”.
Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.
The Minskoff Theatre is a 1621-seat performance space built by architects Kahn and Jacobs. It is located at 1515 Broadway. Since 2006, the Minskoff Theatre has hosted The Lion King, a musical adaptation of the classic animated Disney film. The theatre underwent some renovations in order to showcase gold leaf-carved displays in the main lobby as a homage to The Lion King. The Minskoff Theatre has hosted a number of great shows, including King of Hearts, West Side Story, The Pirates of Penzance, Cabaret, Joseph, and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Saturday Night Fever, and more.
Seating Capacity: 1621
Address: The Minskoff Theatre, 200 W 45th Street, New York
Subway: The subway trains available are the 1, 9, C or E train to 50th Street or the N or R train to 49th Street.
Bus: Some of the buses plying to the theatre district are M104, M42, M6, M10, and M27/50.
Available Facilities: Cloakroom, Concession bars, Coat check, Water fountain
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible Seats, Accessible Toilets, Hearing Assistance
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Minskoff Theater.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most Broadway theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.
You can easily purchase your The Lion King Broadway tickets online. This will save you a lot of time and hassle, and you may even get great deals and discounts.
The cost of The Lion King Broadway tickets will vary depending on the type of seats you choose.
When you’re looking for cheap or discount The Lion King tickets, you should always look online. You will often find great offers and prices online. Tickets can get more expensive as the show date draws near so make sure to book your The Lion King Broadway tickets in advance.
You can easily buy last-minute The Lion King Broadway tickets online.
Booking The Lion King Broadway tickets online will give you the opportunity to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial-view seating. But if you try your luck with lottery tickets or purchase day seats, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the Box Office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.
The Lion King on Broadway opened on 13 November 1997 at the Minskoff Theatre.
The Lion King is suitable for guests aged 6+.
The Lion King on Broadway is playing at Hayes Theater and opened on 13 November 1997.
The Lion King runs for 2 hr 30 min with 1 intermission.
The Lion King is a musical based on an award-winning film of the same name. It tells the story of Simba, a lion cub, and the obstacles in his life as he makes his way towards becoming the king of the Pridelands.
The cast of The Lion King includes Vincent Jamal Hooper as Simba, L. Steven Taylor as Mufasa, Pearl Khwezi as Nala, Tshidi Manye as Rafiki and Stephen Carlile as Scar.
The Lion King musical features timeless original music by Elton John and Tim Rice, as well as new songs written by Hans Zimmer, Julie Taymor, Mark Mancina, and Lebo M. Relive your childhood favorites like ‘Hakuna Matata’, ‘Circle of Life’, and ‘Can You Feel The Love Tonight’. Check them out here.
While Broadway doesn’t have a strict dress code, we recommend that you dress in semi-casual or smart casual attire. Wear something comfortable and carry a wrap in case the air conditioning makes the theater a bit chilly.
Outside food is forbidden in most Broadway theaters. But, when you go to watch The Lion King, you can grab a quick bite before or after the show. Most theaters have bars or cafes inside where you can buy snacks and drinks.
Minskoff Theatre has multiple facilities like accessible entrances, wheelchair-accessible seats, bathrooms, coat check, hearing assistance, and more available for the audiences during The Lion King.
You cannot take photos or videos of the performance. But, you may be able to purchase copies of stills of the show at the theater’s souvenir shop.
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