Minskoff Theatre | New York, New York
Hakuna Matata! Disney’s The Lion King is coming to the Minskoff Theatre on Friday 13th October 2023 for a different North American tour. This time of year, grab the opportunity to see the Tony Award-winning Best Musical that chronicles the story of Simba, his friends, and his epic voyage to being King of the Pridelands. As the 3rd longest-running Broadway show in the past, there is plainly nothing comparable like it! With an huge group of top-notch performers, observe how the brilliant costume design, lively carved masks, and intricate make-up design take audiences to the scenery and vistas of the African savannah. Watch this spectacular show at the imposing stage in New York, New York, where the greatest musicals are performed. Gather your family and friends to view the Circle of Life come alive on stage in this timeless tale of camaraderie, bravery, and fortune! Be part of the Lion King’s legacy and reserve your tickets before it’s not too late!
The Broadway version of the award-winning musical just celebrated its 25th anniversary. From its official premiere at the New Amsterdam Theatre, the production has set out on 28 tours around the globe, with performances that have been attended by over 110 million audiences.
Everyone is well acquainted with the tale of the charming lion cub Young Simba, who sets out on his adventure on the African grasslands. The animated Disney children's favorite is presented to life on stages across the globe, recounting the story of the animals that truly dominate the land in Africa as they fight to thrive.
This presentation will feature life-size lions, leopards, elephants, and giraffes. The actors, many of whom are employing puppets, manipulate costumes that represent a broad variety of animals. Some of the performers stride beneath or next to the puppets, while others completely embody their characters.
The New York Times discloses that during the show's 2 hours and 40 minutes, there will be several instances of "stunning beauty and innovative set design that is accomplished via innovative approaches ranging from shadow puppetry to Bunraku." The evaluation 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 portrayed with such visually stunning conviction.
Only the finest live entertainment shows are featured at the Minskoff Theatre in New York. With outstanding acoustics and an engaging stage, the theater in New York offers the perfect environment for an memorable Lion King journey.
Join the Pride and immerse yourself in the Circle of Life in all its grand glory!