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The Lion King

Musicals
Kids
Tony Winner
Classic
Critics' Choice
Disney
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$133
Minskoff Theatre 4.58(438)
15 Oct 1997 - 11 Aug 2024
2 hr 30 min with interval
Suitable for 6+
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Why Watch The Lion King?

  • The Lion King musical has captured the hearts of the audience for more than two decades, and it continues to be one of the greatest musicals ever created.
  • Based on the massively popular 1994 Disney film of the same name, the musical has been directed for the stage by the Tony Award-winning Julie Taymor and has reached theatergoers in more than 100 cities in 21 countries in more than 9 languages.
  • A delight for children and adults alike, this touching tale of family, destiny, adventure, perseverance, and love has been translated onstage through spectacular sets, awe-inspiring choreography, soulful music, and beautiful storytelling.
  • Get your tickets to The Lion King on Broadway today to experience this iconic musical in its full glory at the Minskoff Theatre.

About Show

Show Details

Top Songs

Age Suitability

Tickets

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

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.

Show Timings

  • Tue, Wed, Thu at 7:00 PM
  • Fri at 8:00 PM
  • Sat at 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
  • Sun at 1:00 PM & 6:30 PM

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Vincent Jamal Hooper as Simba, L. Steven Taylor as Mufasa, Pearl Khwezi as Nala, Tshidi Manye as Rafiki and Stephen Carlile as Scar
  • Director: Julie Taymor
  • Choreographer: Garth Fagan
  • Music: Elton John

Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

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”.

  • The production is suitable for ages 6 and up.
  • Children under the age of 4 are not permitted inside the theatre.

Tickets Redemption

  • You will receive an email confirmation instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.

Minskoff Theatre

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

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

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.

Frequently Asked Questions About The Lion King Tickets

What is the best way to buy The Lion King tickets on Broadway?

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.

How much do The Lion King tickets on Broadway cost?

The cost of The Lion King Broadway tickets will vary depending on the type of seats you choose.

Are there cheap or discounted The Lion King tickets available for purchase on Broadway?

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.

How do I buy last-minute tickets for The Lion King on Broadway?

You can easily buy last-minute The Lion King Broadway tickets online.

Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discounted The Lion King Broadway tickets?

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.

What is the opening date for The Lion King on Broadway?

The Lion King on Broadway opened on 13 November 1997 at the Minskoff Theatre.

What age is The Lion King appropriate for?

The Lion King is suitable for guests aged 6+.

Where is The Lion King playing on Broadway?

The Lion King on Broadway is playing at Minskoff Theatre and opened on 13 November 1997.

What is the running time of The Lion King?

The Lion King runs for 2 hr 30 min with 1 intermission.

What is the story of The Lion King?

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.

Who are the cast members of The Lion King?

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.

Which are the most popular songs from The Lion King?

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.

What is the recommended dress code for guests who attend The Lion King?

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.

Is outside food allowed while attending The Lion King?

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.

What are the facilities available at Minskoff Theatre?

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.

Is photography or videography allowed during the performance of 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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