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Review of The Lion King

The Lion King
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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: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We bought tickets well in advance of our recent trip to NYC. We were seated in the front row, middle, mezzanine which were excellent seats. We didn't think this show would be as great as it was but after reading reviews and then seeing it on Broadway, we thought it was excellent! It's pricey but worth seeing if you're in NYC. Fantastic show!

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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

After waiting years for my grandson to be old enough to enjoy the show I bought 4 tickets
Front row Mezzanine for a Saturday night
I should have taken a trip instead. Totally flat performance.
The costumes are amazing and the parade of animals is beautiful but as far as my family is concerned The King Is Dead

3  Thank woelin
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

If you are visiting New York (especially if you have travelled all the way from Australia) then you definitely must see a show. We decided on The Lion King and were so glad that we did. When booking tickets, take care to use the official website - the first one Google took us to was going to charge about $80 administration fee - don't get caught! The Ticketmaster site is great, as it lets you see what the view will be like from your seat - we had mezzanine seats C123 & 124 - they were excellent - central, far enough back that you can take everything in, but close enough. It was a fantastic experience - the performance was amazing and was well worth the nearly AUD 200 that we each paid.

2  Thank Myrtle2259
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Costumes are fantastic and after you get over the amazement of how they, did this, you get so into the characters that you forget to check out the costumes. All the music and every song in the entire play is fantastic. For those that don't care for musicals, there is plenty of just plain talking as well. The story itself is about family, honesty, pride, growing up and it has comedy (which always get the crowd to laugh) thrown in too. The main topic is "The Circle of Life" which is explained throughout the play. I have gone to see this play twice and I am more then very happy to go again! Last time was 12/17 and the first time was 7/2010

Thank H5724XFwendyb
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Everything was excellent and well managed.
Great vibrant performances

+Center mezzanine seats( ABC rows) are perfect for overall view
+Arrive at least 30 minutes early
+Entry gates open 30 minutes before
+Though you might see long queue but it moves fast as you enter

Thank Aston M
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