Minskoff Theatre | New York, New York
The Lion King is literally the performance of a lifetime! Not just because it’s one of the most enduring shows ever, but also thanks to its incredible story and music, resonating forever in the minds and hearts of those who witnessed it! The animal epic, this spectacular production, has dominated the entertainment industry since its premiere on Broadway in 1997! And it’s still present today because of insistent public demand!
In this season, the touring production of Lion King makes its awe-inspiring comeback and will visit all the major cities! Kicking off the current season, the beloved musical makes a stop in the vibrant city of New York, New York! Lucky Broadway musical fans can look forward to The Lion King’s award-winning production, music, and groundbreaking costume design!
It’s like you’re experiencing a whole new world right from the comfort of your seats in the majestic Minskoff Theatre! Witness this breathtaking performance on Tuesday 2nd January 2024 as this magnificent production lights up the stage! Select your tickets now for the day of the week’s show by clicking on the Book Tickets link!
Prepare yourself, because The Lion King is jumping onto the platform at the Minskoff Theatre on Tuesday 2nd January 2024! After touring for 21 years, this awe-inspiring visual masterpiece continues to journey all around North America.
Almost 30 years in the past, the Disney animated classic enthralled fans around the globe with its heartwarming tale of resolve and courage as it chronicles Simba's path from his early lion cub years to his rise to the throne as King. Including Swahili and Zulu, this musical impressively showcases a total of five indigenous African languages, and the ensemble of performers participating is pivotal in its accomplishments.
“Seeing as The Lion King is so suffused with rhythms rooted in these [Gambian] traditions, sustaining enthusiasm for the show is easy," shares Stefan Monssen, a percussionist trained in African techniques.
Variety lavishes praise on the musical, describing it as a “new generation of felines” that continues to take over Broadway through storm. In this review, it is highlighted that the Walt Disney Company has successfully positioned itself as a formidable and ambitious player in the legitimate theater scene.
In simple terms, Disney's "The Lion King" stands as a marvel, a theatrical accomplishment that exudes beauty, cleverness, and originality. The stage adaptation of the popular 1994 animated film exceeds its original content in nearly every aspect, covering dazzling visuals and compelling storytelling to the evocative score by Lebo M and the freshly African-influenced pop songs composed by Elton John and Tim Rice.
All stage shows are unmissable at the Minskoff Theatre in New York. Equipped and a grand platform, the venue in the state provides the optimal setting for fully experiencing a ultimate Lion King spectacle.
Are you ready? Sense the sentiment tonight! Let the emotions flow with the pulse-racing score of The Lion King Musical, and purchase your Minskoff Theatre tickets today!