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Review: The Lion King @ WMC

Posted by simdude101 (correspondent) from Cardiff - Published on 10/11/2014 at 13:22
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The Lion King

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Saturday 8th November 2014

The Lion King, Broadway's smash hit musical has arrived in Cardiff!

It is a fantastic show, and it is unlike anything you will have seen before.

From the costumes to the music, everything is fantastic.

The show is a great transition for film to stage, and it brings a new originality to the production. The production was originally shown in New York in 1997, and has been shown there ever since. In 1999, the show came to London, and has been showing there eight times a week, right up until today.

The show masterfully re-creates the film, but adds a little of it's own theatre magic, to make it a truly unforgettable experience. I have been lucky enough to watch the production twice, once in London and once in Cardiff, and I would definitely go again.

Critics have praised the musical, and have written comments including, "Unlike anything Broadway has seen!" - Daily News, New York.

I would highly recommend going to watch the performance at some point, even if it's not in Cardiff.

One thing I will say, is that if you have epilepsy that could be set off by flashing strobe lighting, then I would not recommend going, as there are a few scenes which include flashing strobe lighting.

Overall, The Lion King on stage is a truly memorable and fantastic production, and I strongly recommend that you watch it.

Plus, watch the video included in this article, for a sneak peek of the Circle Of Life!

The Lion King is at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff till Sunday 11th January 2015

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Commented 18 months ago - 11th November 2014 - 17:45pm

I would literally LOVE it if I walked onto a plane and something like this was happening ^_^

simdude101 (correspondent)

simdude101 (correspondent)

Commented 18 months ago - 12th November 2014 - 15:56pm

I know right! It would be so much better than that in-flight entertainment! It also happened on a New York Subway train. It's on youtube. :)


Commented 18 months ago - 14th November 2014 - 09:23am

Going to see this tonight, looks good.



Commented 14 months ago - 27th February 2015 - 09:36am

I really want to go see this! :)

simdude101 (correspondent)

simdude101 (correspondent)

Commented 14 months ago - 6th March 2015 - 19:51pm


It;s really good, and I would reccomend going :)

Below are the dates and times of the performances for March at the Lyceum Theatre, London:


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