Minskoff Theatre

New York City, New York

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Minskoff Theatre

The Minskoff Theatre is a popular live theater and performing arts venue in New York City, New York. It’s part of the legendary Broadway theater district, right in the heart of Times Square in glitzy midtown Manhattan.

Over the years, the Minskoff Theatre has been home to some of Broadway’s greatest, longest-running, and most beloved productions. It currently hosts the legendary The Lion King. This fan favorite has called the Minskoff Theatre home for many years, attracting millions of fans in the process.

The Minskoff Theatre is at 200 West 45th Street, New York, NY. It’s in the center of the world-famous Broadway district, with neighbors including Times Square’s high-end boutiques and popular attractions.

The venue opened in 1973. Sam Minskoff and Sons — prolific local real estate developers — inspired the theater’s name, which remains to this day, while it was designed by Kahn and Jacobs. 

With 1,700 seats, the Minskoff Theatre resembles a typical Broadway scene. You’ll find decorative fittings, plush seating, and fantastic staging. And, since 2006, it’s been the home of one of the most popular Broadway shows of all time — Disney’s The Lion King. 

Ultimate Guide

The Minskoff Theatre is on the third floor of One Astor Plaza, one of the area’s many skyscraper buildings. It is managed and operated by the legendary Nederlander Organization — part of their nine-venue Broadway theater empire.

Over the years, the Minskoff Theatre has been home to some of Broadway’s greatest, longest-running, and most beloved productions. It currently hosts the legendary The Lion King. This fan favorite has called the Minskoff Theatre home for many years, attracting millions of fans in the process.

With Tony Award-winning shows and a rich tradition, the Minskoff Theatre is consistently one of the most popular Broadway theaters. So, why not buy tickets and see the breathtaking performances, catchy songs, and stunning stories for yourself?

Our guide will show you everything you need to know about The Minskoff Theatre, including:

» The Minskoff Theatre general overview: All the need-to-knows about visiting the Minskoff Theatre, including its location, performance types, and origin story.

» Venue information: What to expect when you visit the Minskoff Theatre — from security lines to acoustic quality.

» Rules and policies at The Minskoff Theatre: The venue has several security policies, from bags and smoking to child tickets. Learn more.

» Venue parking options: Learn about the best spots to park in the Broadway district with our helpful hints and tips.

» The venue’s history: From past productions to how it got its name, explore the Minskoff Theatre’s rich, storied history.

» The Minskoff Theatre seating chart: Get all the inside information — from seating tips to the best bang for your buck sections.

» FAQs: You might have many other questions when planning your visit to the Minskoff Theatre. Find the answers right here.

» The best hotels near The Minskoff Theatre: The high-rises of Manhattan give visitors almost endless accommodation options. We’ve narrowed it down to five of the best.

» Local attractions: Make a day of it with these suggested nearby activities, all within easy reach of the Minskoff Theatre.

NOW PLAYING: THE LION KING

It’s time to join the circle of life, it is time to sing, join in with… Nants ingonyama bagithi baba! Oh, right its… Here comes a lion, Father! Just as it is in Zulu. THE LION KING, the award-winning Best Musical, playing on Broadway 8 times a week at the Minskoff Theatre. Watch 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. Experience the stunning artistry, unforgettable music and exhilarating choreography of this musical theater phenomenon right here!

The Lion King Showing Schedule

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With 1,700 seats, the Minskoff Theatre resembles a typical Broadway scene. You’ll find decorative fittings, plush seating, and fantastic staging. 

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LATEST EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

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