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How Elton/Tim Rice Production is Marking 20 Years on Broadway

Written by Chief Editor.

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of The Lion King on Broadway, and to thank the city of New York for being its home for the past two decades, the show is giving away every ticket via a free lottery to the evening performance on Wednesday, November 15th, at 8 p.m. at the Minskoff Theatre.

On November 12, those interested can enter the lottery via a celebratory event in Times Square, as well as at New York Public Library, Queens Public Library, and Brooklyn Public Library locations across the five boroughs.

The lottery is powered by Broadway Direct, and entries will only be accepted in person at one of the following locations November 12:

10 a.m.–6 p.m.: Times Square, on the plaza between 45th and 46th Streets. At the Times Square celebration, attendees will also have the chance to participate in a number of Lion King-themed activities, including a sharable photo-op inspired by the show’s “Circle of Life” moment on Pride Rock, autographs with current cast members, and an up-close look at the musical's award-winning masks and puppets.

Noon–4:30 p.m.: Queens Library, Central Library (89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica)

Noon–6 p.m. New York Public Library, Bronx Library Center (310 E. Kingsbridge Rd., Bronx)

1–5 p.m.: Brooklyn Public Library, Central Branch (10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn)

1–5 p.m.: New York Public Library, Inwood Library (4790 Broadway, New York)

1–5 p.m.: New York Public Library, Todt Hill- Westerleigh Library (2550 Victory Blvd., Staten Island)

Those who enter the lottery must be 18 or over; limit one entry per person.

Visit http://www.lionking.com/20 for official rules.