Minskoff Theatre (1973) New York, NY | Playbill

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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.

  • Built: 1973
  • Number of Seats: 1696
  • Longest Running Show: The Lion King
  • Performances: 15,470
  • Stage Door: Across the alley from the box office, slightly to the right, as you exit the theatre. The door is labeled "Minskoff Theatre Stage Door."
  • Bathrooms: <p>Ladies: On the orchestra and mezzanine levels of the theatre. Handicapped restrooms are available on the theatre’s orchestra level and mezzanine levels, and can be accessed via a main lobby elevator designated for guests with disabilities.</p> <p>Men's: On the orchestra and mezzanine levels of the theatre. Handicapped restrooms are available on the theatre’s orchestra level and mezzanine levels, and can be accessed via a main lobby elevator designated for guests with disabilities.</p>
  • Concessions: Main lobby and on the orchestra and mezzanine levels.

Owner History

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
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