Minskoff Theatre Rules

As a theatrical performance venue, the Minskoff Theatre insists on a visitor code of conduct. All are intended for the same reasons — to keep guests safe, to minimize disruptions, and to allow everybody to enjoy the show as much as possible.

The Minskoff Theatre bag policy

Any bag you bring to the Minskoff Theatre will be inspected by security teams on entry. While there is no specific bag policy, most oversized bags will be refused entry to the main auditorium. As a general rule, you should make sure that any bag you bring can be easily searched and will fit under your seat for the whole performance. Otherwise, staff may request that you check it.

Prohibited items at The Minskoff Theatre

The list of prohibited items at the Minskoff Theatre includes any item that may harm, annoy, or disrupt a staff member, performer, or other guest. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Any kind of weapon or dangerous item
  • Personal snacks or food
  • Outside beverages, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic
  • Professional cameras, for example, those with detachable lenses
  • Audio or video recording devices
  • Flashlights
  • Laser pens
  • Any illegal substance
  • Any noise-making devices
  • Electric bikes, scooters, and skateboards
  • Fireworks

Cash policy at The Minskoff Theatre

The Minskoff Theatre operates primarily on a cashless basis. Some outlets might accept cash, however, the majority will not. As such, please bring payment options like credit cards, debit cards, or mobile payment methods. American Express is accepted at the box office and may also be used at outlets inside.

Ticket policy at The Minskoff Theatre

The Minskoff Theatre usually provides guests with electronic tickets. You may have to use your mobile devices to gain entry, so please make sure they are charged and that the brightness is turned up.

Smoking policy at The Minskoff Theatre

All smoking, including e-cigarettes and vaping, is prohibited anywhere inside the Minskoff Theatre. You may find designated exterior smoking areas when you visit — please ask event staff on the day for more information.

The Minskoff Theatre child policy

The Minskoff Theatre child policy varies by show. Although there is no set age policy for attending The Lion King, the show recommends that children attending be six years old or older. Those under the age of two are not permitted. No matter the guest’s age, everybody requires their own ticket.

The Minskoff Theatre pet and service animals policy

Service animals like guide dogs are allowed at the Minskoff Theatre. However, pets and emotional support animals will not be permitted entry.

Simply be respectful and mindful of the others around you and most importantly – enjoy the show!

For a brief history on Minskoff Theatre and for more information, please visit the Minskoff Theatre information page.