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5.0 star rating Alex Karpinski from USA

THE KING IS A LION

The Lion King, How should I put this? It's more, understandable than the movie because they follow everything, they never miss a line, I mean.. it's a childrens theatre spectical. I went with my two sisters, my mom, dad, and grandma. I can tell you, there is no show better than Lion King. Better than Beauty and the Beast it was wonderful. Please pick Lion King to be your favorite. I LOVED IT!

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5.0 star rating Gloria Rico from Miami, FL USA

MARCUS AND GLORIA, APRIL 15,2006 SHOW

“Spectacular”- still does not do the performance justice. I cryed in the opening scene, and ending. The costumes will take your breathe away, the performace left nothing to the imagination. This was a birthday gift to my 9 year old son, and he reminds me every chance he gets, that this was the best present he ever had. This is a definite must see... for all age!

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5.0 star rating Lavender from Ann Arbor, MI USA

MY FAVORITE FILM IS ALSO MY FAVORITE BROADWAY SHOW

Ever since I was a little girl, The Lion King was always a favorite. When I heard Broadway made it into a show I was tickled pink. But then I realized it may never come to my town. However three years ago, my dream had come true. And it wasn't quite what I expected. It was phenomenal. The first thing that catches the audience's eyes are the costumes, puppets, set, choreography, and make up. While all of these are beautiful to behold, the best parts in my opinion are the songs and score. All of the singers, dancers, and actors. And of course the ever-lasting story. The music is exotic, energetic,powerful and at times even spiritual. The performances are full of joy, passion, and heart. They all bring to life the characters we know and love. And last but not least the story. The tale of a naieve but energetic child who has everything but is soon shattered. Now he must face his responsability and take his place in the Circle of Life. Get ready for all your emotions to pour out. A must see

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5.0 star rating Janet from Sale, Cheshire. United Kingdom

EXCELLENT SHOW....

What can I say...an excellent show with an outstanding cast. My sister-in-law saw the same show in Florida and it was staged completely different, enjoyed this more. You must go and see this.

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5.0 star rating Laura from Point Pleasant, New Jersey

!!!!!!!!!! WOW !!!!!!!!!!

Wow! Amazing! Fantastic! Loved It! I had chills from the opening number! This play is phenominal! The costumes, the singing, and the dancing kept our entire group (there were 7 of us) riveted the entire time. This is a must see -- I can not put into words how great this was. I wish I could contact the cast to let them know how much I enjoyed each and every talent on that stage. Don't miss this one -- you will not be disappointed!

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5.0 star rating Steve Barker from Garden City, NY USA

THEATER CHARITY PLEAS

Yesterday I took my family to see ‘The Lion King’. It was a truly exhilarating experience. The creativity of the costumes, sets, choreography, and acting absolutely blew us away. All of that exhilaration was immediately dampened at the end of the play when we were held captive for 5 minutes by several actors making a plea for contributions to the Theater’s favorite charity. We lost the ‘buzz’ that cost us almost $700 (6 tickets) to achieve. I have nothing against charity pleas; but do it before the play begins so that it doesn’t interfere with the real reason we attend theater.

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5.0 star rating B.Miller from USA

AWESOME, MARVELOUS, SPECTACULAR

We went June 2, 2007, 8pm. My older sons, ages 23 and 20 rolled their eyes when I got the tickets, thinking they were too old for this show. Well, they were totally in awe, as was my 12 year old! My husband and I loved it as much as the kids! We all left on a cloud, the show is so uplifting! The talent was second to none. The two children in the show were absolutely AWESOME. Everyone in the show was. And....such beautiful scenery and props. Very cleverly done! Would love to go again! I just can't rave enough about this show! My first Broadway show ever, and what a way to begin!

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