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PostHeaderIcon The Lion King Plays 6,000 Performances at The Minskoff Theatre

The Lion King’s April 18 matinee at The Minskoff Theatre marks the musical’s 6,000th performance. Disney’s blockbuster musical The Lion King, which recently became the highest grossing Broadway show of all time, is now celebrating 6,000 Performances on Broadway. The musical currently ranks as Broadway’s sixth longest-running show. Coinciding with this achievement, The Lion King became the first Broadway show in history to reach one million Facebook fans with 1,001,758 “likes” as of April 16.

The Lion King currently stars Adam Jacobs as Simba, Alton Fitzgerald White as Mufasa, Patrick R. Brown as Scar, Tshidi Manye as Rafiki, Jeff Binder as Zazu, Ben Jeffrey as Pumbaa, Fred Berman as Timon and Chauntee Schuler as Nala.

The Lion King first opened on Broadway on November 13, 1997 at the New Amsterdam Theater, before transferring to the Minskoff in 2006. Now in its 15th year, the show has spawned 19 productions around the world and has been translated into seven different languages. The Lion King won six Tony Awards in 1998 including Best Musical and Best Direction of a Musical. Director Julie Taymor became the first woman in history to win the award for Best Direction of a Musical. Directed by Julie Taymor — who became the first woman to ever receive a Tony Award for Best Director of a Musical.

The musical currently plays Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre. Get $10 OFF on Lion King New York NY Tickets Orders of $350 or more by using code #SpringSavings at Checkout.


One Response to “The Lion King Plays 6,000 Performances at The Minskoff Theatre”

  • Dawng says:

    Lion king is my favorite show, i have seen it many times, thnx for giving us information about discount tickets…

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