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The Lion King Broadway Tickets

Apart from getting discounted tickets online, you can also get Broadway tickets for cheap via TKTS booths or Digital Lottery. You can also try your luck with RUSH or Standing Room Only (SRO) tickets, which are also sold at reduced rates!

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The Lion King on TKTS

TKTS NYC Discount Booths offer a variety of Broadway and Off Broadway tickets at 20% to 50% off regular prices. Tickets can only be purchased in person - on the day of the performance for evening shows, or the day prior for matinee performances. Seats are assigned at the discretion of the TKTS booth attendant and may be partial view.

TKTS obtains its inventory directly from theaters, based upon how a particular show’s tickets are selling at full-price.

Since “The Lion King” is one of the most popular musicals on Broadway, there is little to NO CHANCE that these tickets will ever be available at any of the four TKTS booths.

To help you plan for future shows, you can view this in-depth guide to the four TKTS booths.

The Lion King Lottery Tickets

For those willing to try their luck, entering a lottery can be a great way to score discount Broadway tickets. A handful of theaters host live same-day ticket drawings a couple hours before performance time. These require your presence and a bit patience; but, to many, the reward is well worth it.

Nowadays, quite a few digital lotteries are also available. You can simply enter the draw via your smartphone, making it much more convenient to participate. Currently, “The Lion King” lottery tickets are available for each performance day.

Type: Digital Lottery
Price: $30
How: Online form
When: Entries are accepted once the prior day’s performance begins, and continue up until 9:00 am on the day of the performance.
Payment Method: Credit card. Selected winners have 60 minutes to claim and purchase tickets. Tickets must be retrieved at the box office starting 30 minutes before curtain time.
ID: A valid photo ID is required to pick up tickets.
Tickets Per Person: Limit of 2
Seat Locations: Seats will be assigned at random, at the discretion of the box office. It is possible that you will receive partial view seats.
Special Policies: Entrants must be 18 years of age or older. Lottery tickets cannot be transferred to other people, or to other shows. Multiple entries for a single performance by a single guest will result in disqualification.

The Lion King Rush Tickets

RUSH tickets are same-day tickets, usually sold at a highly discounted price. Broadway General RUSH tickets can be purchased by anyone, while Student RUSH tickets are restricted for students only. All RUSH tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. There are sold in limited quantities, usually only for performances that to not sell out on their own at regular price. RUSH tickets are subject to any other constraints determined by the provider.

Currently, there are no "The Lion King" RUSH tickets available.

The Lion King Standing Room Tickets

Some theaters issue standing-room-only tickets at a reduced cost. Currently, there are no “The Lion King” standing room tickets available.

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Q: Can I take photographs of The Lion King?
A: Absolutely NO recording devices are allowed in the theatre, including still cameras.

Q: What do I wear to the show?
A: There is no specific dress code. Formal attire is not required; semi formal or smart casual is recommended.

Q. Can I purchase discount "The Lion King" tickets using the TKTS app instead of waiting in line at one of the TKTS booths?
A. Unfortunately, no. The only way to purchase TKTS tickets is in person at one of the four booth locations.

Q. Is there a possibility that I will get partial view seating if I purchase discount “The Lion King” tickets?
A: When booking with Headout, you will get to select your specific seats, thus, ensuring you do not get stuck with partial view. However, if you opt to try and win lottery tickets, your seats will be allocated at the discretion of the box office, which can potentially mean partial view seating or split seats.