The Lion
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The Lion NYC Reviews and Tickets

92%
(75 Reviews)
Positive
99%
Mixed
1%
Negative
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Members say
Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting, Absorbing, Great singing

About the Show

Benjamin Scheuer’s original musical about his growth as a man and as a musician.

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Member Reviews (75)

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602 Reviews | 224 Followers
94
Absorbing, Funny, Great writing, Profound, Thought-provoking

See it if You like new, different music theater with a moving story.

Don't see it if You don't like shows that will make you laugh and cry.

Nic
386 Reviews | 84 Followers
92
Intimate, Resonant, Absorbing, Moving, Exquisite

See it if you appreciate the ability of a solo performer so vividly painting his characters, you feel like other people are on stage with him.

Don't see it if you've never had any issues with your parents. Nah, still see it. The themes of this beautiful show are universal.

225 Reviews | 293 Followers
86
Entertaining, Masterful, Must see, Refreshing, Riveting

See it if you love great songs and a story with it.

Don't see it if you hate finding yourself in the songs

277 Reviews | 58 Followers
90
Absorbing, Intelligent, Masterful, Refreshing

See it if you like music that leans towards Folk over traditional musical.

Don't see it if you want to see a big budget musical, as this is very much not it. It's just one man on stage with a lot of guitars.

184 Reviews | 373 Followers
85
Original, Delightful, Entertaining, Masterful

See it if enjoy a heartfelt, one man show of song and storytelling.

Don't see it if you are looking for an old fashioned musical fill with song and dance.

214 Reviews | 57 Followers
90
Masterful, Thought-provoking, Touching

See it if Great show with gripping stories and powerful music.

Don't see it if if you don't enjoy one man shows Read more

178 Reviews | 279 Followers
100
Beautiful, Heart-warming, Life-affirming, Lovely music, Endearing

See it if You have parents. And love unplugged guitar and heartfelt singing. Just beautiful. Everyone would love this.

Don't see it if You are unsentimental, prefer to avoid thinking about family discomforts, hate acoustic guitar or solo-autobiographical shows

nap
173 Reviews | 49 Followers
95
Absorbing, Delightful, Great writing, Original, Profound

See it if you'll enjoy original folk music, touching & engaging stories, & intimate settings.

Don't see it if you don't like one-man-shows, autobiographical stories, or performances directed at the audience.

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