LION KING Returns to Broadway — Preview

LION KING

WHEN:

Opening September 14, 2021

Curtain times through September 25, 2021
Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7pm
Thursdays and Fridays at 8pm
Saturdays at 2pm and 8pm
Sundays at 1pm

Curtain times beginning September 26, 2021
Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7pm
Thursdays and Fridays at 8pm
Saturdays at 2pm and 8pm
Sundays at 1pm and 6:30pm

WHERE:

Minskoff Theatre
200 West 45th St.
New York, NY 10036

TICKETS:

$109+

Visit The Lion King page on Ticketmaster or call the box office at (212) 869-0550 to purchase tickets.

“After 23 landmark years on Broadway,” a Lion King spokesperson said,

The Lion King continues ascendant as one of the most popular stage musicals in the world.”

The Broadway score features Elton John and Tim Rice’s songs from the Lion King animated film along with three new songs by John and Rice. The book has been adapted by Roger Allers, who co-directed the animated The Lion King, and Irene Mecchi, who co-wrote the film’s screenplay.

The Lion King won six 1998 Tony Awards and has earned more than 70 major arts awards including the 1998 NY Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, the 1999 Grammy for Best Musical Show Album, the 1999 Evening Standard Award for Theatrical Event of the Year and the 1999 Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Choreography and Best Costume Design.

 

LION KING
LION KING

CREATIVE TEAM –

Director: Julie Taymor
Associate Director: John Stefaniuk
Production Supervsor: Doc Zorthian
Co-Producer: Anne Quart
Costume Design: Julie Taymor
Mask and Puppet Design: Michael Curry
Mask Co-Design: Julie Taymor
Hair and Makeup Design: Michael Ward
Choreography: Garth Fagan
Associate Choreographer: Marey Griffith
Music Supervisor: Clement Ishmael
Sound Design: Steve Canyon Kennedy
Scenic Design: Richard Hudson
Lighting Design: Donald Holder

For more information, visit The Lion King website.

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