The Lion King

The Lion King

Minskoff Theatre

200 W 45 Street, New York, NY

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The Lion King

The Lion King musical reviews call this the best musical for kids, the best family show in New York. If you are not sure what show to see with children in New York, they will absolutely love The Lion King. And it's just as fun for adults. Buy tickets for The Lion King in New York in advance, as this Broadway musical is often fully sold out.

The Minskoff Theater, where The Lion King is performed, is located in the heart of Times Square. Arrive early and enjoy fantastic views of Times Square from the theater hall upstairs. You can also buy souvenirs to remember seeing The Lion King in New York.

How long is The Lion King on Broadway?

Running time is 2 hours 30 minutes.

1 intermission, 15 minutes.

Are there age restrictions?

The Lion King is recommended for ages 6 and up. Please note children under the age of 6 are not permitted in the theater.

The Lion King theater in New York

The Lion King musical runs at the Minskoff Theater, located in the heart of Manhattan, near Times Square. There are 1621 seats in the theater.

Nearest subway stops: Times Square (subway lines 1, 2, 3, and N, Q, R), 42nd Street - Port Authority Bus Terminal (subway lines A, C, E).

Dress code: there is no official dress code in Broadway theaters. However, smart casual is recommended.

Who created The Lion King?

Production - Disney.
Music - Elton John.
Lyrics - Tim Rice.
Libretto - Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi.

The Lion King musical numbers

  1. Circle of Life.
  2. Grasslants Chant.
  3. The Morning Report.
  4. The Lioness Hunt.
  5. I Just Can't Wait to Be King.
  6. Chow Down.
  7. They Live in You.
  8. Be Prepared.
  9. The Stampede.
  10. Rafiki Mourns.
  11. Hakuna Matata.

Act 2:

  1. One by One.
  2. The Madness of King Scar.
  3. Shadowland.
  4. The Lion Sleeps Tonight.
  5. Endless Night.
  6. Can You Feel The Love Tonight.
  7. He Lives in You.
  8. Simba Conforts Scar.
  9. King of Pride Rock/Circle of Life.


• MASKS OPTIONAL - All guests are strongly encouraged to wear a mask in the theatre to protect themselves and others, but it is no longer required.

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