Minskoff Theatre | New York, New York
The multi-award-winning musical, The Lion King, is back, and it’s conquering North America! This musical stage adaption of the 1994 Disney animated film has been making history for over two decades and continues entertaining theater lovers worldwide! This 2023, the touring production of The Lion King will embark on a national tour, making numerous stops across renowned venues! This December, the musical makes its way to New York, New York, for a multiple-show run at the Minskoff Theatre! Catch the captivating performance on Saturday 23rd December 2023! Your Saturdays will never be the same! The show has notably won six Tony Awards, including winning Best Musical! Over at the Drama Desk Awards, the musical bagged ten awards! With its outstanding music, creative puppetry and costumes, and a stellar cast and creative team, there is no mystery why the Lion King has won numerous accolades. And over two decades since its premiere, it’s still slated to be the hottest and most exciting musical of the winter season! So hurry and secure those tickets now, and don’t miss out on the Lion King on Saturday 23rd December 2023!
There is no doubt why The Lion King remains the top-watched musicals. This season, the show is anticipated to retain its title as one of the must-see live entertainment! As it dominates the majestic Minskoff Theatre this winter, fans are given a variety of dates to watch the award-winning epic! Whether you’ve seen the Lion King several times in the past or you're witnessing its beauty for the first time, you’re promised to have a wonderful experience seeing one of the world’s greatest musicals thanks to Minskoff Theatre’s state-of-the-art accommodations and top-tier light and sound technology.
The show itself is a different level of amazing. Now showing for over two decades, The Lion King remains unprecedented in terms of scenic design, music, costume, and overall presentation. With six Tony Awards and eight Drama Desk Awards under its belt, there is no doubt that the Lion King’s performance at the Minskoff Theatre this December will be packed.
Variety’s 10/10 rating for The Lion King’s Broadway production says it all. “A new breed of cats just took over Broadway. Easily said, Julie Taymor's staging of Disney's "The Lion King" is a wonder, a theatrical achievement unmatched in its beauty, brains, and inventiveness. Jumping far beyond its celluloid inspiration, the stage version improves upon nearly every aspect of the hit 1994 animated movie, from visual artistry and storytelling to Lebo M's score and the newly Africanized pop songs of Elton John and Tim Rice.”
Meanwhile, Entertainment Weekly aptly called this musical “King of the Hill.” The review also ensures that no matter what version of the musical you experience – be it Broadway or touring – the show definitely deserves to be adored and enjoyed, “Amazing vision overrides any quibbles. The Lion King can make you fall in love with theater, no matter what theater it's in.”
Lastly, the New York Times was fast to mention the musical’s “breathtaking beauty and scenic ingenuity.” The critic noted, “Undoubtedly, nowhere before on Broadway has a stampede of wildebeests or a herd of veldt-skimming gazelles been rendered with such eye-popping conviction. But in many ways, Ms. Taymor's vision, which is largely rooted in ritual forms of theater from Asia and Africa, collides with that of Disney, where visual spectacle is harnessed in the service of heartwarming storytelling.”
With an close to perfect rating on Broadway World, the Lion King is definitely a preferred among Broadway critics. So, it would be absurd if you missed The Lion King musical at the Minskoff Theatre this winter! So be sure to catch the show on Saturday 23rd December 2023 as it electrifies the stage with its acclaimed production! Get your tickets now by clicking on the Get Tickets link!