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The Lion King

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Address: 200 W 45th St, Minskoff Theatre, New York City, NY 10036-3901
Phone Number: 18668702717
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Experience the stunning artistry, the unforgettable music and the...

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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If you are in NY and you are not going to watch it........ I watch it twice in my life, the first time when I was 12 years old and the second while was 21 years old. I LOVED it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's been on my bucket list for years to see this show but it has always been so expensive. I managed to find reasonably priced seats so took advantage. My traveling companion had never been to a Broadway show and absolutely loved it. I just thought it was okay. Maybe my expectations were too high. Neither of us thought the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are in NY and you are not going to watch it........ I watch it twice in my life, the first time when I was 12 years old and the second while was 21 years old. I LOVED it ! SO SPECIAL !! SO MUCH CREATIVITY! I WILL COME BACK TO THIRD TIME!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The costumes and actors in this production do truly magnificent things to bring this story to their audience. I thought Aladdin was a whole lot more captivating but that probably had to do with the proximity of our seating. The Lion King is definitely a must see on Broadway. It's enjoyable for everyone of all ages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'am a newbie in Broadway musicals, in fact that was the first one. It was so beautifully made, innovative and aesthetic. I'am now spoiled for any other Broadway show. It is really worth going. The whole show was very professional and a lot of fun to watch. I can highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This show lives up to all the hype. It's a classic story that adults and children can all enjoy. The theatre is beautiful and the show very dynamic and well done. The music and the costumes draw you in and bring the story to life. I would definitely recommend this show if you had to pick one to see.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had great seats in the P section and an isle seat. BUT there was a big guy in front of us that made clear viewing a real chore. what made matters worse we paid over $350 for these supposedly great seats. In any event the play was dissapointing in that it was so animated with uniforms and moving animal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you have not seen The Lion King, it is worth the ticket price. The costumes are remarkable. The show includes some music of Elton John from the movie along with some original pieces by Hans Zimmer. Since this is a musical of a Disney annimated film, know there will be children in the audience. There is more crowd noise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

up to 2 tickets for $30 per ticket. We googled playbill.com rush lottery and it directs you to a site to enter a lottery - well, we won and made the trip up to NYC and saw the show. Incredible, worth it and it is a have to see show. The best part was we paid $60 for 2 tickets,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This show was fantastic and to see it on Broadway way was just the icing on the cake! Totally amazing. Loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire show is amazing. The acting is superb, the designs for the animals artistic and stunning, the singing sublime. It made me cry and smile and laugh ...each character impeccably cast and overall the impact is superlative! Don't Miss It !

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