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The Lion King
The Lion King

More than 60 million people around the world have come to discover the thrill, the majesty, the truly one-of-a-kind musical that is The Lion King. And there's no better place to experience this landmark entertainment event than in the city where it all began. Join us at the Minskoff Theatre, in the heart of Times Square, and discover the pride of New York.

First Preview Date
October 15, 1997
Opening Date
November 13, 1997
Closing Date
Open ended
Show Run Time
2 hours and 30 minutes with 1 intermission
Tickets By Phone Regular Ticket Price Premium Ticket Price
(866) 870-2717 $122 - $172 $217

Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office. See Theatre Information for location and hours.

Current Week's Schedule

Mon Aug 31st Tue Sep 1st Wed Sep 2nd Thu Sep 3rd Fri Sep 4th Sat Sep 5th Sun Sep 6th
7:00 7:00 8:00 8:00 2:00 & 8:00 1:00 & 6:30
Additional Fees

Tickets purchased online and by phone are subject to convenience charges. Handling fees vary by how your tickets are delivered.  Facility fees, where applicable, are included in the ticket price. Note: You can avoid on-line and telephone fees by purchasing your tickets in person at the show's box office.

Group Tickets

Visit Disney Theatrical Sales or call 800-439-9000 (Toll-free in the USA) or +1-212-703-1040 (Outside of the USA) weekdays from 9AM until 6PM EST. The Lion King group minimum is 20 seats.

Show Advisory

All ages will be admitted. Everyone must have a ticket.

Foreign Language Audio Commentary

ShowTrans® headsets available in Japanese, Portuguese or Spanish. Headsets are available at the theatre. No reservation is required. 

Additional Comments

Ticketholders for Disney’s Broadway shows – in advance and for any reason whatsoever – to change the date they see the show at any time up until two hours in advance of their scheduled performance.  There is no limit to the number of times the tickets may be exchanged.  Tickets must be exchanged at the original point of purchase via the Disney on Broadway Hotline (800-439-9000), Ticketmaster.com or in-person at the show's box office. A $12 exchange fee applies.  This service is available only to guests of Disney’s New York City productions of Aladdin and The Lion King, and the exchange may be made only for another performance of the production originally purchased.  New special offer, discount and promotion codes may not be applied to exchanged tickets. Full refunds are not allowed.

The Lion King

Musical, Puppets, Spectacle, Original, Broadway

Description

More than 60 million people around the world have come to discover the thrill, the majesty, the truly one-of-a-kind musical that is The Lion King. And there's no better place to experience this landmark entertainment event than in the city where it all began. Join us at the Minskoff Theatre, in the heart of Times Square, and discover the pride of New York.

Credits

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Music by Elton John. Book by Roger Allers, Irene Mecchi. Lyrics by Tim Rice. Adapted from the screenplay by Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts, Linda Woolverton.

Directed by Julie Taymor. Choreographed by Garth Fagan.




For full credits, view the show on IBDB.com

Minskoff Theatre
Address

200 West 45th Street
Corner of 45th Street and Broadway

Box Office Hours

Monday-Saturday: 10am-8pm; Sunday: 12pm-6pm

The Lion King on Tour

For more information regarding the tour, click here.

Currently Playing At
Calgary, AB Canada
Aug 11 - Sep 6
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
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The Lion King

Upcoming Cities

San Jose, CA USA
Sep 9 - Oct 4
San Jose Center For The Performing Arts
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Costa Mesa, CA USA
Oct 6 - Nov 1
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
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Denver, CO USA
Nov 4 - Nov 29
Buell Theatre
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Chicago, IL USA
Dec 2 - Jan 17, 2016
Cadillac Palace Theatre
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Tampa, FL USA
Jan 20, 2016 - Feb 14, 2016
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
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Durham, NC USA
Feb 16, 2016 - Mar 20, 2016
Durham Performing Arts Center
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Schenectady, NY USA
Mar 22, 2016 - Apr 17, 2016
Proctors
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Richmond, VA USA
Apr 19, 2016 - May 8, 2016
Altria Theater
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Madison, WI USA
May 10, 2016 - Jun 5, 2016
Overture Center
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Dayton, OH USA
Jun 7, 2016 - Jul 3, 2016
Schuster Performing Arts Center: Mead Theatre
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Minneapolis, MN USA
Jul 5, 2016 - Aug 7, 2016
Orpheum Theatre - Minneapolis
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Portland, OR USA
Aug 10, 2016 - Sep 4, 2016
Keller Auditorium
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Albuquerque, NM USA
Oct 4, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016
Popejoy Hall
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Please check back soon for more dates.

All performance dates and information subject to change.

The Lion King (Cast Recording)

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