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The Lion King Reviews

Broadway ShowsMusicalsFamily ShowsTheatre for Kids and FamiliesTony Winners

Average customer review: 4.0 star rating (4.1 Stars)

Number of reviews: 68



5.0 star rating Adele from Tucson, Arizona


fantastic... imaginative... beautiful... WOW

5.0 star rating C Champion from New Orleans, Louisiana


I am at a loss for words; everything was so impressive! The costumes were so original & made the characters believable. The actors were excellent at acting, singing, dancing; the animal ones moved like real ones. Some actors represented plants. The music suited the mood. When the actors move through the aisles, I feel like I am in the jungle with them, also when the birds fly towards the audience. The Saenger Theatre is so beautiful, it is entertaining just to view the theatre. Seats were comfortable.

5.0 star rating Richard Cortijo-Madera from West Hollywood, California


Simply Riveting!

5.0 star rating Stephanie from Portland, Oregon


My family saw The Lion King last night and it was truly spectacular. Although just a play, it brought back so many memories and feelings from our trip to Kenya and Tanzania last year. When I saw the elephant walk down the aisle, I got tears in my eyes. The singing, music and costumes are astounding and creativity is off the charts! I loved it so much and I think you will too! Please don’t miss it. The performers are so talented, to say the least. Thank you!!!

5.0 star rating Sheri Pierce from Columbus, Ohio


The Lion King cast, costumes, characters were exceptional. The opening scene was overwhelming with the characters walking down the aisles to the stage. The technical agility of the gazelle, zebra, the giraffes and hyenas was amazing. Entire show was so uplifting and emotional. There were a few liberties taken on certain phrases and other songs thrown in to pull it all together but the overall production was right in line with the movie. A must see for sure..:standing ovation for all! I’d see it again in a minute! Parking under statehouse was perfect right by exit…get there an hour before to ensure. Only $5 for event.

4.5 star rating Eric Honeybear Garcia from Albuquerque, New Mexico


My wife went to see this show last year on Broadway and when we had the oppurtunity to see it here she said we had to go. I was glad she recommended this and made me go see it. Great audience engagement and visually stunning costumes.

4.5 star rating Anonymous from Toronto, Ontario


Bought tickets for our son and his wife. They loved it. Only really bad downside? The people behind them critiqued the show, loudly, against the movie. Where were the ushers? We attended last friday, and hoped they would be as thrilled as we were. It was a totally awesome, sets, costumes and enthusiasm ! Maybe a reminder? Or closer watch on detractorsI? I was disappointed for them.

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