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“For young children, this is the pick”
Review of The Lion King

The Lion King
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$156.31*
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The Lion King On Broadway
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Experience the stunning artistry, the unforgettable music and the exhilarating choreography of this musical theater phenomenon-one of the most awe-inspiring productions ever brought to life on stage. A remarkable tale of hope and adventure, THE LION KING has found its way into the hearts of millions. As The New York Times says, "There is simply nothing else like it." Now is the time to join the circle of life at THE LION KING, The Award-Winning Best Musical, playing on Broadway eight times a week at the Minskoff Theatre. The show running time is 2 hours 30 minutes. Performance times vary by season, please visit our website for current performance dates and times.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“For young children, this is the pick”
Reviewed January 4, 2014

There are plenty of other shows around for and older audience, but I reckon this must be the pick of them for younger kids.

I took my 7 year old son and he enjoyed the show so much, it was hard to keep him in his seat. And so did I...

What a talented bunch of people and such a fantastic production. The cast were all so talented, with wonderful songs, amazing sets and just brilliant costuming.

We loved it and it was such a joy to share that with him.

Visited September 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“eh”
Reviewed January 3, 2014

the movie was better! i saw this when it first opened and i felt like i was watching a high school play. the sets were amateur and boring. costumes were way too simple. maybe i had high expectations, but i was very disappointed and couldn't wait to leave the theater

Visited March 2013
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Wow! A must see”
Reviewed January 2, 2014

Amazing show to watch. Its the first time I watched theatre where they had to create animals, and they did it really well.

Book in advance as shows get booked quickly, and generally don't go on sale at the tkts booth in times square.

Visited November 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“Wow. Just wow.”
Reviewed January 2, 2014

I can't say anything that hasn't already been said. Brilliant set design. Unbelievable costumes and choreography. If you can get tickets- go!

Visited December 2013
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K-Vegas, NC
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“Unbelievable”
Reviewed January 1, 2014

We took our nine-year-old daughter and my mother to see The Lion King at Minskoff in December. It was, to put it lightly, the most amazing stage production I've ever seen. Not because of fancy dramatics or special effects but literally for the sheer beauty of it all. It is art in the purest sense. SEATING is best in the aisle as the animals pass you by as they walk up. We bought tickets at the box office the morning of the show and had awesome orchestra aisle seats for almost HALF of the face value -- $150 each. I highly recommend both the show and the last minute purchase.

Visited December 2013
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