In Julie Taymor's Tony Award winning retelling of Disney's animated hit, puppets and live actors weave a dreamscape of jungle characters, creating the story of young Simba's rise to the throne. More…
The award-winning stage adaptation of the 1994 Disney film, 'The Lion King' tells the story of a young lion prince, Simba. He idolizes his father, the king Mufasa, while at the same time youthfully shirks the responsibility his position in life requires. When an unthinkable tragedy orchestrated by Simba’s wicked uncle, Scar, takes Mufasa’s life, Simba must fulfill his destiny to be king. 'The Lion King' is the winner of 6 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
See it if If costumes draw you to shows. The staging is awesome.
Don't see it if The story is the same as the Disney movie. I have seen people bring small children to the production & the children cry. It's for older kids
See it if See it if you appreciate visuals and spectacle. The staging, costume design, and lighting design are phenomenal. The Music is exciting too
Don't see it if Don't see it if you dislike children's movies. While it hasinventive moments, this is a show for families and kids, and never manages depth
See it if I'm 12
Don't see it if I'm not 12
See it if You have kids...
Don't see it if You don't know story, because you still won't... Excellent costumes in the isles, makes it more like a circus going on...
See it if You are a big fan of Disney and Lion King, you are a big group or family with young kids or you have seen all the new shows.
Don't see it if You are a young adult looking for something really good, and don't plan to see many shows.
See it if You are looking for the African heratige version of the lion king. It isn't the Disney version.
Don't see it if You want to see your favorite Disney movie come to life, because it isn't in any means like the movie.
See it if Your VCR is broken so you can't just watch the movie. Or if you really love puppets.
Don't see it if Don't like actors imitating the voices and mannerisms from the film. I can picture the auditions... "can you sound like Jeremy Irons?"
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