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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 yesterday via mobile

This is one of the most popular musicals around. The props and costumed used were amazing. The performance was very grand and the songs were beautiful. It is one of the best musical around, so do buy your tickets in advance. Even the price is...More

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was all incredible ... stage design, costumes, music, acting, and singing. It all struck the note of stunning. And this is a great Broadway musical for children--it is visually engaging and the story is memorable and easy to follow. They even throw in some...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

i can only recommend it to everyone! this musical is a must - have - seen! the costumes, the music, the actors - everything is perfect and spectacular! I would recommend to get tickets in advance, because it's the most popular show on broadway and...More

Thank sofoula92
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow. Just wow. I'm not much of a theatre goer to be honest; don't particularly enjoy musicals either but as my wife and I had booked to go to NY, I thought a Broadway show would be a must-see and must-do while there. I purchased...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A phenomenal show! The costumes were really well done and the acting was top notch (as is expected on Broadway). Tickets are expensive, but the theater is great.

Thank Vtsocalm
Reviewed 4 days ago

First, the great - the "spectacle" of Lion King is in the category of "Greatest of All Time". The costumes, the entrance of the cast at the beginning of the show, a huge stage that does anything you can imagine (tilt, spin, multiple platforms going...More

Thank crnd
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went with my 12 year old daughter. We had lower level seats, slightly to the left of the center section. I really don't think there's a and seat in the house. The show opens with the cast walking through the house, so don't be late...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was an amazing show. We had a great time! The kids really enjoyed the show as well. I was worried that they would get tired and fall asleep because it was a long show but nope they stayed up the whole time. They were...More

Thank taburish21
Reviewed 5 days ago

The show is undoubtedly impressive. But very expensive I do not know if it is really worth the money. The plot of an excellent and invested show

1  Thank ADaminko
Reviewed 1 week ago

People hate on Disney as being too squeaky clean, but, personally, I give Disney credit for its incredible attention to detail. This play is no exception. The entire theater is used--sights and sounds come from every direction. There is so much going on at once...More

Thank distortiongirl
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Aziz A
July 31, 2017|
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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
Roberta H
June 27, 2017|
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Response from DarnGoodPatron | Reviewed this property |
Out of the options you mentioned I'd see The Lion King. I'm not sure what made you decide between only those options, but I'm going to put on my imaginary 80 yr old hat for you. First, Waitress has infidelity in it, so I'd... More
March 25, 2017|
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Response from JulieGee | Reviewed this property |
My personal opinion is that anywhere in the centre of the theatre is a good bet. I deviated from my norm of buying closest to center as possible because some orchestra seats were available when most of the theatre was sold... More