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 You can get discount tickets or two-fers. It is a feast for the eyes but if you saw the movie it loses some of its impact.
Don't see it if You're expecting it to be very different to the movie
See it if you are a family or not! appreciate music, dance, incredible sets, and good old Disney
Don't see it if you are sensitive to dizzying and bright flashing lights or displays
See it if You're a child at heart, or a diehard fan of this specific Disney film, not Disney films in general.
Don't see it if You were a mild fan of The Lion King, or don't think you'll be able to look past the stilt-walking actors.
See it if You love the Lion King movie. Although the movie will always be a classic, this play does it justice. It's really adorable. Kids will love.
Don't see it if You hate Disney. Seriously that's the only reason I'd not recommend it. Actually even still... go see it. The music is amazing.
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