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Minskoff Theatre

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“the lion king”(77 reviews)
“nice theater”(7 reviews)
“front row”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The theatre staff are so friendly and helpful. Booster seats for the kids to see the show! We also enjoyed the costume from the show stating it’s Tony awarded winning designs. Thanks for making it a memorable time.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank shannono660
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our grand kids to see the play. They had a great time. Show was great and the theatre couldn't have been better.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stevelane500
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great one for kids and teenagers -- but also adults. The theater is cavernous, airy and light filled...and there is ample leg room

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saw The Lion King here. The theater is very nice. It was clean and the staff was very nice. Looked at our tickets and told us where to find our seats. A little chilly in the theater so wear a sweatshirt.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michky0720
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As a great lover of theatre, and a regular attendee of my home equivalent, the West End, I had very high expectations. Now don’t get me wrong, the show was incredible, dancers and singers! The african drums made it! But the audience, so disgustingly disrespectful,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank personalboombox
Reviewed January 12, 2019

The seats in this theatre actually have leg room! That is a great point, if you have been in other theatres on Broadway where your knees are in the neck of the person in front of you. Plus the seats seem to be a little...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dougmendoza
Reviewed November 18, 2018

We saw the Lion King here. Great theater with lots of good seating. Leg room is definitely an issue, as the space between aisles is very small. Other than that, this is an awesome theater and is definitely worth seeing a show at. (6/17/2015)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank devnk7
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

The lion king is superb and well worth a visit. I've seen it in Vegas and London too and this was the best. Plenty of leg room in the seats which is always an issue for me! Only negative was people behind with young children...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank oufclad
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The Lion King is a spectacle! The singing, the acting, the puppeteering...everything is so finely done. The story is both fun and tragic. This show is one the whole family can go to and be amazed by. The Minskoff Theatre is a wonderful showcase for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bill K
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We saw the Lion King at this theater. It was literally across the street from our hotel the Marriott Marquis. We had great seats, but it appeared that most of the seats were good. the ushers were very efficient about getting people seated. We had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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andrea h
October 22, 2018|
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Response from StuartGustafson | Reviewed this property |
There are three parking lots within a block of the theater. I cannot enter websites into the answer, but if you do a search on "Parking lots near Minskoff Theater" you will see them with addresses, etc.
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Bryan H
September 19, 2018|
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Carmine’s & Toni do Napoli both rxcellent Family style Italian and typicL New York. If you can get in. We ended at Catmine’d after the show. They are flat out busy all day. Large. I mean LARGE portions but incredible
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June 11, 2018|
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You will be asked to open your bag as you enter the theater. This is pro forma, and takes a fraction of a second unless you are carrying contraband.
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Lynette1007
Johannesburg, South Africa
NYC Family Excursion January 2013- Exploring the Big Apple (1 Reply)
Good Day to all, I may have come across as dicey in from my last forum post but i assure you, the great people of the greater tripadvisor community that nothing could be further from the truth, that i am a respectable and respectful 2nd year University student who, in retrospect, regrets the crass nature of my previous post, and i did not mean to offend anyone at all. I have been to NYC once before (2008) and i do not maximise my time spent in this great part of the world, all due to...More
December 07, 2012|
Wotka
Adelaide, Australia
Minskoff Theatre on New Years Eve 2011 (3 Replies)
Hi, I just purchased tickets for a 2 p.m. show at Minskoff Theatre on Dec 31st and have just discovered that it is right near Times Square. Am I going to have any trouble accessing the theatre with News Years Eve crowds? I've read that you can't get anywhere near Times Square!
October 18, 2010|
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You will indeed be able to access the theater by entering the area from the 8th avenue side and the same route when you exit...It will be crowded but very passable and you will be thanking your lucky stars that you decided not to do what those fools are doing--- when you exit the theater they still will be out in their pens for another 7 hours or so.
teacher91
Texas
How Will This Affect Me? (27 Replies)
I received the follow message from Ticket Master: <<This message is being sent on behalf of Minskoff Theatre Hello, this is Ticketmaster Customer Service with an important alert for your upcoming event. The Lion King scheduled at Minskoff Theatre Starting Sunday, May 24 Broadway will be closed to through-traffic at: ~Times Square (47th to 42nd St.) ~Herald Square (35th to 33rd St.) ~Broadway buses diverted (new routes on 7th Ave.) ~Motorists will be able to continue through...More
May 22, 2009|
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*** What if anything do I need to do or know?? *** You just need to know that Mayor Bloomberg is becoming a maniacal ruler who is plotting to do away with term limits (but only when it comes to him) and is hell bent on closing all traffic in Manhattan ..... that's all.