The Lion King, New York City

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Experience the stunning visual 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.”

Winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Disney’s THE LION KING showcases the talents of one of the most acclaimed creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor reimagines the popular story using some of the theater’s most extraordinary stagecraft. THE LION KING also features the exceptional work of Tony Award-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and a glorious score crafted by the Tony Award-winning songwriting team of Elton John and Tim Rice.

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.
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  • As a big fan of the disney movie from when I was a kid I had high hopes for this broadway show and I was not disappointed. Worth every penny. The talent on display is phenomenal. The actors, the costu...  more »
  • This production had been in my home country but was not really fused about going at the time as knew I was coming to New York for my birthday so As this was my first time in NY I really wanted to see ...  more »
  • I had to buy tickets from ticket master. Fortunately, in the exact middle of life columns in the best musical M. In fact, the value of the expensive tickets had thought, after seeing every penny at all. This musical was the best choice of selected my New York trip
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  • Oh my goodness !!!! What an AMAZING, breathtaking show. I cried when it commenced. So many emotions arose. I felt like I was in the movie. The scene changes were so realistic. This play & Aladdin are my favorite Disney productions. If you can try to get an isle seat, it worth it because the animals come down the isle throughout the play. THIS PLAY IS A MUST SEE ! My photo is from row O in orchestra seating. Oh, and as we were walking later that day. My daughter noticed the girl who played young Nala & she got a photo with her ♡ It was a perfect ending.
  • One of the best show I have ever seen and it was amazing life time experience to watch it. Music was amazing and artists are wonderful. Every time you feel connected and songs are with incredible voice makes it more beautiful. You will get surprised with lots of different types of moves and scenes in the play. Theatre is very nice inside and well managed. This theatre is located at best location in New York. You should visit this place when you are in Manhattan, New York. You will love it...
  • This is probably the best show on broaday that you can see. From customs to voices, songs atmosphere, actors and actresses, all detail is meticolous treated. I really enjoy the show which make me feel again a child watching astonished for first time lion king's film. I felt again that feelings. I would repeat again the experience. Very well done, totally recommended!
  • A Broadway show for kids young and old, wonderful performances and a very nice venue. Not cheap and becomes an expensive day for families but one everyone will remember. I went many years ago with our children and today was able to see it again through the eye of my grandson.
  • Amazing show, with effects I've never seen on stage before. The acting was great, and the costumes were so well done. This was a fantastic show for the whole family.
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