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The Lion King

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Minskoff Theater


The Lion King was a 1998 Tony® Awards winner

Show Site

Disney on Broadway

Broadway Musical

Previews  October 15 1997 at the New Amsterdam Theater
Opened  November 13 1997
Hiatus  June 5 2006
Reopened at the Minskoff Theater June 13 2006

Running Time  2 hrs 45 mins | 1 intermission

Tickets  $$68.50 to $128.50 | Holiday pricing higher

Standing Room Only tickets at box office day of performance

Cancellation line forms 2 hours prior to curtain

Prices do not include any taxes, service charges or other charges


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Added Performances  

Actors Fund Performance  Aug 1st 8:00P

Curtain Changes 

Disney Theatrical Productions

Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi book
Elton John music
Tim Rice lyrics
Robert Elhai, David Metzger & Bruce Fowler orchestrations

Julie Taymor director
Garth Fagan choreographer

Opening Night Cast   Current Cast
John Vickery Scar Derek Smith
Samuel E Wright Mufasa Nathaniel Stampley
Tsidii Le Loka Rafiki Tshidi Manye
Geoff Hoyle Zazu Cameron Pow
Tom Alan Robbins Pumbaa Ben Lipitz
Max Casella Timon Danny Rutigliano
Jason Raize Simba Dashaun Young
Heather Headly Nala Ta'Rea Campbell
Stanley Wayne Mathis Banzai James Brown-Orleans
Tracy Nicole Chapman Shenzi Bonita J Hamilton
Kevin Cahoon Ed Enrique Segura
Scott Irby-Ranniar
Young Simba Alphonso Romero Jones II
Marquis Kofi Rodrigues
Kajuana Shuford Young Nala Shereen Pimental
Shannon Skye Tavarez

Synopsis  Based on the Disney cartoon feature, this tailor-made for kids musical continues Simba's adventures as he learns to accept his new role as king of the jungle

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