Theatre: Minskoff
Status: Currently On
(June 13, 2006 - )
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  • Preview: October 15, 1997
  • Open: November 13, 1997
Musical
Running Time: 2hrs 40mins
Performances: Tues (7pm), Wed (2&7pm), Thurs (7pm), Fri (8pm), Sat (2&8pm), Sun (3pm)

Julie Taymor's acclaimed staging of the Disney animated film has been hailed as a Broadway landmark. The story focuses on a young lion cub's personal journey toward his destiny as king. The Lion King tells the story of the epic adventures of a young lion cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destined role as king.

Last Week's Gross Potential: 98%
Last Week's Capacity: 100%
Total Gross to Date: $1,412,341,853

Staff & Creative Team

Music:

Elton John

Lyricist:

Tim Rice

Director:

Julie Taymor

Choreographer:

Garth Fagan

Settings:

Richard Hudson

Costumes:

Julie Taymor

Lighting:

Donald Holder

Sound:

Tony Meola

Musical Director:

Joseph Church

Cast

Simba  07/10/2015 -
Nala  01/01/2013 -
Timon  06/15/2010 -
Pumbaa  06/15/2010 -
Scar  06/11/2013 -
Mufasa  07/10/2015 -
Rafiki  09/22/2014 -
Zazu  04/06/2015 -