Minskoff Theatre Tickets in New York, New York
About Minskoff Theatre
The Lion King is Broadway's highest grossing show - with over $1 billion in revenue - taking Disney's animated story about a young lion cub's journey to become king to the stage. The music, by Elton John, and Lyrics by Tim Rice captivate audiences of all ages. If the music isn't enough, audiences are wowed by the theatrics and acrobatics of the dancers prancing around onstage in colorful costumes and tall stilts. "There is nothing else like it," boasted a review by the New York Times. And it's true, with over 80 million audience member worldwide, and 70 major international theatre awards, this show ceases to entertain. That being said, you have to pick up The Lion King Tickets at the Minskoff Theater tickets to see this show immediately - why wait?The Minskoff Theatre was opened on March 13, 1973 and named after the prominent New York real estate family Sam Minskoff and his sons. The theatre was originally designed to host musicals, however it also houses dance troupes and concerts. The theatre even held the Miss Universe Contest in 1981. It's the third largest Broadway theatre, and one of the Nederlander Organization's nine Broadway theatres. Of course, Minskoff Theatre tickets have always been famous for the musicals that have graced the stage. Consider Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard that opened in 1994 with a hot cast packed with stars like Glenn Close, Alan Campbell, Alice Ripley and George Hearn. The Minskoff Theatre Broadway theatre is located at 1515 Broadway in mid-town Manahattan. The building was designed by architects Kahn and Jacobs onsite of where the legendary Astor Hotel once stood. It's design is most interesting because it's known for its elevation of thirty-five feet in the air on the third floor of the Astor Plaza. This gives the theatre-goers a full view of Broadway - making cheap Minskoff Theater tickets a great deal for passionate patrons of the arts.
The theatre spent six months and employed architect Mariuca Brancoveanu who led over 200 craftsmen and artisans in order to appropriately refurbish the establishment for the performance. The detail of this redesign includes new carpeting and even hand-painted, golden-leaf displays. The show itself has been running for 90 years if you combine all the productions of the show worldwide. The production of the Lion King has also earned the box office record for the theatre. Pick up your cheap tickets to the Minskoff Theatre's production of The Lion King and experience the magic yourself.
Minskoff Theatre Information
200 West 45th Street
New York, New York 10036