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Address: 200 W. 45th St., Minskoff Theatre, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: +1 866-870-2717
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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I saw the movie many years ago. I have never seen a Broadway Play and didn't know what to expect. We were impressed with the acting and the costumes. I highly recommend that... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I saw the movie many years ago. I have never seen a Broadway Play and didn't know what to expect. We were impressed with the acting and the costumes. I highly recommend that you go and see Lion King.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am not a big fan of musicals so I was not crazy about going to this show but the wife and our friends really wanted to go so I tagged along. I must admit that the production was excellent and the stage design was impressive, although the show was a bit long in my opinion. The actors were very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We waited to see this particular show until we felt our grandchildren were old enough to appreciate it. The Lion King is a fantastic Broadway experience. Every minute of it was exciting both visually and musically. I would definitely recommend getting tickets for this awesome performance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our first Broadway experience with The Lion King. The colorful and fantastic job on the costumes brought the all familiar storyline to life. We had the best time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved The Lion King. The music, color, scenes, and acting are nothing less than amazing. I bought my tickets about 2 hours prior to the matinee performance. Fair price and great seats.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my visit to see the Lion King. The sets, costumes, and creations are amazing an colourful. The actors and actresses were great, confident, and at times injected humour into the show. The singing and music were wonderful. I really felt drawn into the story. It remains a really pleasant memory. Go see it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic show and one that brought back memories of watching the original movie over and over with the kids when they were young. Cast was great - particularly Scar who really nailed it.

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My husband and I came to Lion King Without our 3 kids. While the acting was great, we enjoyed the costumes and dancers the most! Breathtaking, true artistry!

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I am 26 and my husband finally brought me to see lion king the best show ever !!! The vocals and costumes are unique! Seats were awesome

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I took my daughter and her friend to see this for her birthday and she really enjoyed it. This show was worth every penny! The costumes, singing, acting were all superb.

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