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“Not as good as everyone says” 1 of 5 stars
Review of The Lion King at the Minskoff Theatre

The Lion King at the Minskoff Theatre
200 W. 45th St., Minskoff Theatre, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
866 870-2717
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Ranked #51 of 809 Activities in New York City
Type: Performances
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Owner description: The Lion King, modeled on the popular children's movie, opened at the Minskoff Theatre in November of 1997, and is still running. The show is 2 hours 45 minutes long, and show times are as follows: Wednesday-Saturday - 8PM Wednesday & Saturday - 2PM Sunday - 1PM & 6:30PM
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New York City, New York
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“Not as good as everyone says”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

When I saw the show, multiple cast members were out and that really seemed to take a toll on the show. During a portion of the show, one of the actors understudies seemed to forget his line for about one minute before quickly spitting something irreverent out. On the other hand, the visuals are amazing and if you dont care about sound than this is your kind of show, otherwise..... AVOID!!!!!!!

Visited August 2012
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“Overated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

Attended on Tuesday the 25th June. For 157 dollars a ticket with seats that were "average" we found this show over rated. I guess we had very high expections and was looking forward to seeing a broadway musical for a long time. The actor rifiki and scar made the show alot better as they put in a great effort. We just felt that some of the cast was doing a very mediocre job and had no heart in the performance, especially the hyenas. We were looking for that emotional heart feeling and didny get it. We had just come from Disneyworld and the finding nemo musical was a whole lot better

Visited June 2013
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Kfar Yona, HaMerkaz, Israel
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“amazing show. go for it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

liked it all. good music, amazing stage and acctress.amazing show. go for it. you can choose the show at lunch time

Visited June 2013
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“Fabulous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Exciting, fast paced, a must see for grownup, and children of all ages. Loved that ushers greet you and escort you to your seats.
So civilized, the way theatre used to be. A great experience !

Visited June 2013
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Perth, Australia
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“Something to remember”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

The Minskoff Theatre seems to have great seats. We were towards the back but my 7 & 9 year olds were still able to see everything. A great experience for the family.

Visited May 2013
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