The Lion

The Lion NYC Reviews and Tickets

(75 Ratings)
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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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Show-Score Member Reviews (75)

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178 Reviews | 281 Followers
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

173 Reviews | 46 Followers
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.

111 Reviews | 208 Followers
Clever, Enchanting, Great writing, Masterful, Original

See it if you want something original and moving. It's a musical autobiography that's relatable and beautiful. The songs are exquisite.

Don't see it if you don't like one man shows (this is a good one though). You want something happy all the way through.

710 Reviews | 252 Followers
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.

561 Reviews | 99 Followers
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.

216 Reviews | 58 Followers
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

333 Reviews | 60 Followers
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.

266 Reviews | 299 Followers
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


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