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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
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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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My First Broadway Show

This play is amazing. I was just in awe of all the costumes, music and talent. There is so much creativity that goes into this play. I love the fact that they theatre isnt too big... read more

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

This play is amazing. I was just in awe of all the costumes, music and talent. There is so much creativity that goes into this play. I love the fact that they theatre isnt too big and pretty much all seats are great seats.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This show is amazing. The music is terrific. Highly recommend. To get a better price for the tickets, buy them in their website or their location. Depend on my experience, the best place to sit is start from the 3rd, 4th row in the middle which called orchestra, or in the 1st row in the top called mezzanine

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Words won't do this show any justice ! We are still in awe of last night's performance. I would recommend everybody to this once in your lifetime. From the very first scene you will simply loooove the entire thing. It is expensive though, 195 USD per person is quite a lot, it is REALLY a lot to European standards. So... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Most of us who are interested in "The Lion King" know much of the music, and while the music is terrific, the costumes, set design and puppeteers are mind-blowing! It truly is a feast for the eyes as well as the ears! If you're lucky enough to get a center aisle seat on the ground floor, the parade of animals... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to a matinee and it was a great show. Highly recommend it. The songs are well known and the singing was tremendous. Very enjoyable and will plan to see more Broadway shows in the future.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was SO excited to go see this show in Feb. It was colder than anything but totally worth it. The costumes were on point, the character development was awesome and most of all, it paid a really great tribute to the Disney movie without being exactly the same. I loved the way they made it their own. Also, Rafiki,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you were traveling to New York for the first time, or frequent see this one before it is closed. Truly spectacular for young and old. One of the longest running show on Broadway and yet still will blow you away!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the plot speaks mostly to kids, all that appeals to the sense of sight is for adults as well, because this is just gorgeous!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have seen this show before in London but this one was better. I took my daughter for her 21st birthday and she felt it was one of the highlights of the whole trip to New York. We did not bother joining the enormous queue at the TKTS booths in Time Square and queuing for hours but went to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great show for my 14 and 17 year old who fell in love with this Disney classic years ago. So nice to see a show that is perfection - costumes done right, beautiful voices, and a venue that is spectacular. I spent a long time on the website trying to find a date with good seats still available. For... More 

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