May 25, 2015

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Lion King, The at Minskoff Theatre
Lion King, The
Minskoff Theatre

Julie Taymor's acclaimed staging of the Disney animated film has been hailed as a Broadway landmark. The story focuses on a young lion cub's personal journey toward his destiny as king. Starring Gareth Saxe, Alton Fitzgerald White and Gugwana Dlamini.

The Lion King tells the story of the epic adventures of a young lion cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destined role as king.

Show Dates:
Performances from 15 Oct 1997
Opening: 13 Nov 1997
Closing: Open-Ended

Performance Schedule:

Tuesday @7pm
Wednesday - Saturday @8pm
Wednesday and Saturday @2
Sunday @3pm

Sunday May 31: 1pm curtain

Box office hours: Monday - Saturday 10am - 8pm; Sunday noon - 6pm
Pricing: $92 – $189
Ticketmaster: 866-870-2717,

Show Run Time:
Two hours, 30 minutes with one intermission

Theatre Information:
Minskoff Theatre
200 West 45th Street
New York, New York 10036
United States

Public Transportation:

Take the N,Q,R,W or 1,2,3 to 42nd St., walk North on Broadway to 45th St. and walk West on 45th St. to the theatre
Take the A,C,E to 42nd St., walk North on Eighth Avenue to 45th St. and walk East on 45th St. to the theatre


Champion Parking On West 45
251 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036

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Miscellaneous: • Infrared Listening System Available.
• Cast recording available through Walt Disney Records.
• Box office open Monday-Saturday 10am - 8pm; Sunday noon - 6pm

Show Advisory:
Kid Friendly


Production Credits:
Julie Taymor (Director, Puppet/Mask/Costume Design)
Garth Fagan (Choreographer)
Richard Hudson (Set Design)
Michael Curry (Puppet and Mask Design)
Donald Holder (Lighting Design)
Hans Zimmer (Additional Music)
Lebo M (Additional Music)
Mark Mancina (Additional Music)
Jay Rifkin (Additional Music)

Other Credits:
Lyrics by: Tim Rice
Music by: Elton John
Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi

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