The Minskoff Theatre opened in 1973, designed by architects Kahn and Jacobs and named for owners Sam Minskoff and Sons. Situated in a high-rise building, the venue was innovative in its placement 35 feet above Broadway. Since 2006, the Minskoff has housed the transfer of the long-running Lion King.
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.
|Oct 16, 2002 -||Sara Minskoff Allan and The Minskoff Family|
|Oct 16, 2002 -||James L. Nederlander|
|Nov 1, 1994 - May 13, 2001||Myron A. Minskoff|
|Apr 16, 1983 - May 29, 1994||Minskoff Organization|
|Apr 16, 1983 -||James M. Nederlander|
|Feb 7, 1980 - Nov 28, 1982||James M. Nederlander||Theatre Operator|
|May 4, 1978 - Nov 28, 1982||Minskoff Organization|
|Nov 6, 1975 - Sep 26, 1976||Theatre Now, Inc.|
|Mar 1, 1973 - Jun 22, 1975||Minskoff Organization|