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The Lion King Reviews

Broadway ShowsMusicalsFamily ShowsTheatre for Kids and FamiliesTony Winners

Average customer review: 4.0 star rating (4.2 Stars)

Number of reviews: 63



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!

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.

4.5 star rating Karey K. West from Lindsay Ontario


Not an anonymous review. We bought tickets for our son and his wife for last night. ( May 24th ). We saw the performance last friday and were totally thrilled with it. The sets, the performers, the music and costumes. The Enthusiasm was contagious...even the conductor was singing! Our son and his wife loved the show too. The downside? The loud people behind them, complaining loudly, everytime the performance didn't match the movie! REALLY? Where were the ushers? Maybe a reminder (which shouldn't be needed) to respect other theater goers? I was really disappointed for them. My son did finally lose patience, and got them wasn't his job.

4.0 star rating Anonymous from Toronto, Ontario


What a fantastic show! The costumes were incredible the way they can turn a person into an animal and you hardly notice. Stage movements, singing, props, traditional african aspects...loved it all! My one and only negative: the new songs. There is much to be said in that you can tell they are just for costume changes. The hyenas do not need a 5 minute song about how theyre about to eat simba. Weve seen the movie, we know the lines off by heart, and it threw me off, personally, to hear something new.

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