Minskoff Theatre | New York, New York
Hakuna Matata! Disney’s The Lion King is heading to the Minskoff Theatre on Wednesday 24th January 2024 for an additional North American tour. This current season, grab the chance to witness the Tony Award-winning Best Musical that chronicles the story of Simba, his companions, and his epic trip to becoming King of the Pridelands. As the 3rd longest-running Broadway show in history, there is just no other production like it! With an huge ensemble of world-class performers, experience how the brilliant costume design, colorful carved masks, and intricate make-up design carry audiences to the scenery and vistas of the African savannah. Watch this visual extravaganza at the majestic stage in New York, New York, where the finest musicals are showcased. Gather your family and pals to witness the Circle of Life come alive on stage in this iconic tale of camaraderie, valor, and destiny! Be part of the Lion King’s legacy and reserve your tickets before it’s too late!
The Broadway version of the acclaimed musical just observed its 25th anniversary. Since its official premiere at the New Amsterdam Theatre, the production has embarked on 28 tours across the world, with presentations that have been attended by over 110 million people.
Everyone is well acquainted with the tale of the charming lion cub Young Simba, that sets out on his journey on the African plains. The animated Disney children's favorite is presented to life on stages around the world, recounting the story of the animals that truly rule the land in Africa as they struggle to survive.
This production will feature life-size lions, leopards, elephants, and giraffes. The actors, a lot of whom are utilizing puppets, operate costumes that represent a broad range of animals. Certain of the performers walk beneath or next to the puppets, while others fully personify their characters.
The New York Times discloses that over the show's 2 hours and 40 minutes, there will be numerous cases of "stunning beauty and innovative set design that is realized by means of imaginative methods ranging from shadow puppetry to Bunraku." The review goes on to assert that surely, nowhere previously on Broadway has there been a authentic stampede of wildebeests or a lively herd of gazelles skimming the veldt that have been rendered with such jaw-dropping conviction.
Only the best live entertainment shows are featured at the Minskoff Theatre in New York. With superb acoustics and an engaging stage, the venue in New York will provide the optimal atmosphere for an remarkable Lion King experience.
Join the Pride and engage in the Circle of Life in all its majestic magnificence!