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Address: 200 W. 45th St., Minskoff Theatre, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: 866 870-2717
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Description: The Lion King, modeled on the popular children's movie, opened at the...
The Lion King, modeled on the popular children's movie, opened at the Minskoff Theatre in November of 1997, and is still running. The show is 2 hours 45 minutes long, and show times are as follows: Wednesday-Saturday - 8PM Wednesday & Saturday - 2PM Sunday - 1PM & 6:30PM
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What an amazing production! the costumes are fantastic! this was a surprise that we had to keep for 6 months for my sister and it totally lived up to my expectations! The minksoff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Egham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

What an amazing production! the costumes are fantastic! this was a surprise that we had to keep for 6 months for my sister and it totally lived up to my expectations! The minksoff theatre was super easy to find (opposite toys r us) and the staff were great! we were on the mezzanine level row E in the middle and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

If you are in NYC and are going to a Broadway show, The Lion King is a must see. We sat on the 4th row from the stage, and it was a little too close because I felt like we were having to look up to see it. I think a couple rows back would have been better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We took a day off work to go see The Lion King during a matinee. We went to Africa last year, so wanted to see how well they portrayed the animals theatrically in this play. Of course, we heard a lot about the musical and how good it was, but it really exceeded expectations. The scenery, costumes, singing, lighting, stage... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Tickets to this show were what I gave my fiance for Christmas. She was VERY pleased. The show lived up to the hype and was AMAZING! We got tickets on the front row of the balcony and it was a great choice. During "Circle of Life" a performer sang right in front of us. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a must see play while in the city. You will be amazed and in awe throughout the whole performance. Excellent acting!!! Beautifully done. We were very moved after watching this play.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We saw an excellent show last week. Worth every penny. At the end of the show they collected money for hiv patients and other humanitarian causes, which was very kind of them. Excellent show.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The costuming, props and children were wonderful. Surprising that a Mufasa with 4000+ performances to his credit was so benign. His performance was surprisingly pale and lackluster. The first Mufasa at the Disney World debut of The Lion King made me cry (I could have listened to him sing the phone book.) Did see a couple of small glitches--perhaps this... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Absolutely loved this show. Very talented actors with amazing voices. I'm so glad I went. I'd suggest getting the better seats as you definitely noticed how far away you were at the back :(

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We had a great time at this show. The costumes were amazing and the singing and dancing were excellent as well. The Minskoff Theatre is beautiful and the seating was much more accommodating than some of the older theatres in the city. Great for both adults and children.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Interesting puppetry and sets although quite pricey. Great vocals and costumes as well. Second half was much better than the first.

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