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THE LION KING

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AWE INSPIRING! A gorgeous, gasp-inducing spectacle.

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Disney presents a musical that brings The Lion King's wildly popular story, the Oscar winning Elton John / Tim Rice songs, and an entire African landscape to the stage of the specially adapted Minskoff Theater.

Directed and designed by Tony Award winner Julie Taymor, THE LION KING fills the theatre with sights and sounds of one of Broadways most imaginative new talents - all to bring new life to Disneys crowd pleasing story of a young princes adventure-filled journey to adulthood - and the throne.

Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap! The entire savanna comes to life and, as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly rises out of the stage. This is The Lion King. The winner of six 1998 Tony Awards, including Best New Musical, it is the story of a young lion cub named Simba who struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destined role as king.

To bring the classic 1994 film to life, Disney turned to the story's roots, its rich mythology, powerful human drama and primal African rhythms to create a fantastic new musical unlike anything Broadway has ever seen.

Dates

Previews from: 15 October 1997

Opening night: 13 November 1997

Audience

The Lion King is suitable for elementary school children and older. Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Minskoff Theater.

Run time

2 hours 40 minutes with one intermission.

Show times

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What You Say

67 reviews, average rating: (4.8 Stars)

Ash: “Beautiful!”

Lion King is my favorite Disney movie, and I didn't think it could get any ... more

Alex Karpinski: “The King Is A Lion”

The Lion King, How should I put this? It's more, understandable than the mo... more

Bradley And Mom: “This Is The Best Show That I Have Ever Seen!”

We love this show!it rocks better than the one at Walt Disney World.this ... more

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