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The Lion King

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Address: 200 W. 45th St., Minskoff Theatre, New York City, NY 10036
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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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This is an amazing theatrical event. Get tickets in the first five rows.

Being Disney fans, we had to go see the Lion King and the production did not disappoint. The animals coming by us on the way to the stage was so much fun. The actors, especially... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Costumes and music were phenomenal. Orchestra was perfect, drummer was excellent. Old Simba didn't seem great - voice wasn't as solid as others.

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Citrus Heights, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Being Disney fans, we had to go see the Lion King and the production did not disappoint. The animals coming by us on the way to the stage was so much fun. The actors, especially the children were the top of their game. We wanted it to last longer. It is easy to see why this production remains a huge... More 

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Dover, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would give this more than excellent if I could. From the moment the musical starts you are swept away in the singing, the characters, the whole production. I loved every minute of it. My six year old daughter was hanging onto the edge of her seat. I would recommend this to everyone and would see it again.

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Lindenhurst, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Lion King on Broadway blew my mind. I didn't think the cast would be able to capture some aspects of the original movie but I was proved wrong. The stampede alone was jaw dropping. Every performer's voice was incredible. The show brought tears to my eyes & I would 100% see the show again. This is one of the... More 

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Rockledge, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see the Lion King for my birthday. The singing was unbelievable and the costumes were phenomenal. Although there are people "playing" animals, with some of the characters being a person holding an animal "puppet" (not sure what the proper terminology is), you easily get lost in the character and do not see the person. I was enchanted from... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were amazed by the costumes, puppetry, dances, etc. There is so much to see and absorb, that you have no time to be bored. I think the young Simba was not a great singer, but overall the play is out of this world.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent performance! Lovely theatre Easily accessible Perfect holiday experience to reward an outstanding student! Love you Tayler!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the good fortune of receiving free tickets to see The Lion King. Took my 7yr old Niece and she loved it. There are tons of Characters and it's a pretty big production. I'm glad I was able to see a classic. We walked a few blocks to the Venue. I would never recommend that because the Avenues are very... More 

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Cranbury, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I started crying from the get go. Everything is just a dream on that show. The singers can't be real, those voices give you goosebumps from the moment they open their mouths. This was a show I have always wanted to see and I finally had a chance and I am so glad I did because it was one of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went too two shows in NYC. Wicked was better for us. This is good for kids. The audience was not respectful as Wicked. There were several issues with the audience respecting the show. The Show itself was well done. I would not see it again but it was good.

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