The Lion King (Broadway, Minskoff Theatre, 1997) | Playbill

The Lion King

Broadway
Musical
Original

More than 110 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of 6 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and based on the beloved 1994 Disney film, The Lion King brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals.



SYNOPSIS:

In the Pride Lands of Africa, a young lion named Simba becomes heir to the kingdom, but flees his home when tragedy falls on his family. After years in exile, he decides to return and fight to take his rightful place in the Circle of Life.



SCHEDULE:
May 24–29: Tuesday @7pm, Wednesday @7pm, Thursday @7pm, Friday @8pm, Saturday @2pm and 8pm, Sunday @1pm and 6:30pm

People (602)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1998 Outstanding Puppet Design Winner
1998 Outstanding Musical Nominee
1998 Outstanding Orchestrations Nominee
1998 Outstanding Choreography Winner
1998 Outstanding Director of a Musical Winner
1998 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1998 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1998 Outstanding Set Design for a Musical Winner
1998 Outstanding Sound Design Winner
1998 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1998 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1998 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
Drama League
1998 Distinguished Production of a Musical Nominee
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1998 Best Musical Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1998 Outstanding Set Design Winner
1998 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1998 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1998 Outstanding New Broadway Musical Nominee
1998 Outstanding Choreography Winner
1998 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1998 Outstanding Director of a Musical Winner
Theatre World Awards
1998 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1998 Musical Winner
1998 Best Orchestrations Nominee
1998 Best Original Score Nominee
1998 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1998 Best Book of a Musical Nominee
1998 Best Choreography Winner
1998 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1998 Best Direction of a Musical Winner
1998 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1998 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee

QUICK STATS

(as of May 22, 2022) Total Current Gross: $1,734,650,844.70 Highest Weekly Gross: $3,696,974.00 (Week Ending Dec 30, 2018)   Average Ticket Price: $107.86 Average % Capacity: 97.62%

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
May 22, 2022 52 $1,771,357.00 $134,429.00 $136.16 $199.00 13,009 1,696 8 0 95.88% 2.58%
May 15, 2022 51 $1,636,928.00 -$79,253.00 $129.31 $199.00 12,659 1,696 8 0 93.30% -3.95%
May 8, 2022 50 $1,716,181.00 $80,784.00 $130.06 $199.00 13,195 1,696 8 0 97.25% 3.67%
May 1, 2022 49 $1,635,397.00 -$365,424.00 $128.80 $199.00 12,697 1,696 8 0 93.58% -5.26%
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