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Minskoff Theatre

The Lion King

The Lion King, Minskoff Theatre, NYC Show Poster
Minskoff Theatre

200 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036

2hrs, 30mins
1 Intermission
The Lion King is not intended for children under 4. The show is recommended for ages 8+.
Important Dates
Oct 15, 1997
Nov 13, 1997
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Overview Cast and Creative

Cast & Creative


  • Young Simba (alternating performances)
    Kenneth Aikens and Ramon Reed
  • Rafiki
  • Scar
    Stephen Carlile
  • Zazu
    Cameron Pow
  • Timon
    Fred Berman
  • Young Nala (alternating performances)
    Mikee Castillo and Demi Singleton
  • Pumbaa
    Ben Lipitz
  • Shenzi
    Bonita J. Hamilton


  • Music
    Elton John
  • Lyrics
    Tim Rice
  • Director
    Julie Taymor
  • Book
    Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi
  • Choreographer
    Garth Fagan
  • Costume Designer
    Julie Taymor
  • Set Designer
    Richard Hudson
  • Lighting Designer
    Donald Holder
  • Sound Designer
    Tony Meola
  • Orchestrations
    Robert Elhai, David Metzger and Bruce Fowler
  • Music Director
    Joseph Church