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The Lion King
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The Lion King

Nov 13, 1997 - Open Run
Running time: 2:30
PLAYING @
Minskoff Theatre
200 W 45th St
New York, NY 10036
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
By Bus: Take the M7, M20, or M104
By Subway: Take the 1, 2, 3, 7, S, N, Q, R, W, A, C or E train to 42nd St/ Times Square
Show Description:
TDF MEMBER TICKETS:
NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS SHOW
FULL-PRICE TICKETS
$89.00 - $189.00
prices subject to change
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ADDITIONAL INFO

Listed at TKTS: Never
Rush
Digital Lottery: A limited number of tickets will be sold to winners of the official digital lottery for $30 per ticket. Entries are accepted once the prior day’s performance begins and continue up until 9 AM the morning of the performance. For more information and to enter, please visit LionKing.com/Lottery



 
Audience Advisory
Disney recommends its productions for ages 6 and up. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket.
Age Guidance: 6
Show Notes
1 Intermission

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

Wheelchairs
Wheelchair seating available in the rear of the orchestra section or on the mezzanine. These are the only locations that don't involve steps.
Seating
Three levels: Lobby, orchestra, and balcony. Seats 1,710.
Elevator\Escalator
There are both elevators and escalators at this theatre.
Parking
Valet parking garage: In theater, 100' west of entrance. One step followed by garage elevator to theater entrance level.
Curb Ramps
(2.5" lip) SW corner of 45th St. & Broadway.
Entrance
Enter through the arcade between 44th & 45th Streets. Double doors (each 36") to lobby. Elevator and escalators in lobby.
Box Office
Lobby. Counter 46.5".
Restroom
Womens and Mens: Orchestra level lobby at far right near elevator. Doors in series: 1st door 27"; 2nd door (26", 1" lip). Stall door 22". Stall 32" x 56" clear space. Commode 15". Urinal 24".
Water Fountain
Orchestra level. Recessed.
Telephone
Orchestra level. Coin slot 63". Cord 29".
Assisted Listening System
Headsets for sound augmentation are available at the theatre, free of charge. Photo identification is required as a deposit. Copper Induction Loop also available.
Visual Assistance
Vision seats for visually impaired available for purchase in person, over the phone, or online. D-Scriptive devices are also available.
Folding Armrests
Accessible seating is a removable chair for purchase online, in person, or over the phone, plus one companion seat.
Translation
Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish Reservations are required. To reserve translations and for more information, visit www.BroadwayTranslations.com or call (212) 582-7678 during theatre hours only. iCaption devices are also available.

VIDEOS

REVIEWS

A new generation of cats just took over Broadway. Simply said, Julie Taymor’s staging of Disney’s The Lion King is a marvel, a theatrical achievement unrivaled in its beauty, brains and ingenuity. Leaping far beyond its celluloid inspiration, the stage version improves upon nearly every aspect of the hit..

----Variety
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In the opening number of The Lion King, director Julie Taymor created one of the most transporting visions ever seen in a Broadway show. A procession of African beasts of all shapes and sizes—flocks of birds, leaping gazelles, and towering giraffes—moves through the aisles, all interpreted via gorgeous, minutely detailed costumes and puppetry.

-----TimeOut NY
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By trusting "The Lion King" to the great director and designer Julie Taymor it has celebrated a perfect marriage of entertainment and art. In an extraordinary triumph, Taymor has bridged the gap between slick showbiz and great theater. 
 
---New York Daily News
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