The Lion King (City Guide Magazine)


The Lion King

Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St.
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1998 Tony, Best Musical (Opened 10/18/01)The stage version of Disney's celebrated animated feature follows the adventures of the lion cub Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destined role of king of the jungle. Filled with colorful characters and Grammy-winning numbers by Elton John and Tim Rice, this is a family-friendly show you won't want to miss. Musical. The world's most beloved nanny is the latest Disney heroine to arrive on Broadway. Based on the stories by P.L. Travers and the Oscar-winning 1964 film, the show boasts musical numbers from both the original film as well as new songs by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. Call or visit website for playing schedule. (2 hrs., 30 mins.)

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