Minskoff Theatre – Seating Chart

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Minskoff Theatre

Minskoff Theatre


The Minskoff Theatre is a Broadway theatre, located at 1515 Broadway in midtown-Manhattan. It is the home of the musical The Lion King, based on the Disney animated film of the same name. The 1,621-seat venue, designed by architects Kahn and Jacobs, is on the third floor of One Astor Plaza, an office tower constructed on the site of the legendary Astor Hotel. Named after Sam Minskoff and Sons, builders and owners of the high-rise building, it opened on March 13, 1973, with a revival of Irene starring Debbie Reynolds. Over the years it has served as host to musicals, dance companies, and concerts. In 1981, it hosted Miss Universe 1981, won by Irene Saez of Venezuela, as well as the transfer of Joseph Papp’s production of The Pirates of Penzance. In 1994, Sunset Boulevard was a hit at the theatre. In 2006, The Lion King transferred to the theatre, where it continues to run, as of 2012.




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200 West 45Th Street (between 7Ave & Broadway) New York, NY 10036



Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St–Port Authority; N, Q, R, 42nd St S, 1 2, 3, 7 to 42nd St–Times Square


(212) 869-0550

Box Office

Monday – Sat: 10 am – 8.00 pm Sun Noon – 6pm

Access Information


There are designated wheelchair and companion seats in the rear of the orchestra section or on the mezzanine.


These locations are the ONLY ones that do not involve steps. All levels are accessible via the main lobby elevator that is designated for guests with disabilities. (See seating chart.)


The Minskoff is equipped with handicapped restrooms on the theatre’s orchestra level, as well as on the mezzanine level. They can be accessed via a main lobby elevator that is strictly designated for guests with disabilities. Policy for our Patrons with Disabilities:
$70.00* tickets are available for patrons in wheelchairs. As a courtesy, patrons in wheelchairs are permitted to purchase one additional ticket at $70.00* for his or her companion.

Wheelchair tickets are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis at the theatre box office or by calling 212.869.0550. The last row of the orchestra is wheelchair accessible. This theatre has access to escalators and limited access to an elevator.*Ticket prices are subject to change, without notice. Prices must be verified when purchasing from the Box Office.