(Closed) NWR: Aladdin or The Lion King on Broadway?

posted 4 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll:
    Aladdin : (8 votes)
    19 %
    The Lion King : (34 votes)
    81 %
  • Post # 16
    726 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I’m torn. One one hand, I think that The Lion King is the better show, but on the other hand, I’m pretty sure that Alladin still has its original cast, which is pretty cool to see if you care about that sort of thing.

    Basically, you really can’t go wrong either way!

    • This reply was modified 3 years, 12 months ago by  .
    Post # 17
    334 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2016

    I went to NYC for my senior trip with the choir and theater club in High School and we saw Stomp off Broadway, and Broadway productions of Memphis and The Lion King. As a Disney lover I was SO excited for Lion King and it was actually the worst of all three, tbh. The choreography and even the acting was terrible and it felt like they were just letting the costumes and the fact that it was “Disney” carry the whole show. It was very disappointing. 

    I haven’t seen Aladdin but I’d vote for anything that isn’t Lion King tbh. 

    Post # 18
    1043 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2015

    I would definitely go with The Lion King over Aladdin. I admittedly only saw Aladdin while it was still in previews, but I thought it was a huge disappointment compared to the movie. Aladdin himself just wasn’t likeable. For example, instead of stealing to eat, he steals just because. No thanks.

    Post # 19
    373 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2016

    Maybe it’s because I saw the Original NY Broadway cast of The Lion King. I’m in shock that anyone could think it was the worst. Aladdin is funny but definitely cheesy to an extent. The Lion King is just mesmerizing. i would take everyone to go see it if I had that kind of money hahaha. 

    Post # 20
    1146 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    princessinwaiting:  I have not seen Aladdin but I have seen over 30 Broadway shows and to this day lion king remains one of the best I have ever seen!

    Post # 21
    1444 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I love The Lion King (I’ve seen 2 different touring productions), but since you’ve seen it, I vote Aladdin. Darling Husband and I love the version at California Adventure and are bummed they’re taking it out! 

    Post # 22
    2633 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    princessinwaiting:  I had the pleasure to see both. The Lion King has that little extra something, je ne sais quoi. Aladin although a great movie, they add a little too many jokes…and I don’t know it’s just not at Lion King Level.


    The Lion King will change you! lol


    Edit: I just read you seen the Lion King…if your husband has seen it as well…see Aladdin….But Lion King is better. 

    • This reply was modified 3 years, 12 months ago by  KingsDaughter.
    Post # 25
    2120 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    I agree with PP. Everyone should see The Lion King once in their lives. I saw it in high school and it was a major memory for me. I’ve also heard AMAZING things about Aladdin, so you really can’t go wrong.

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