I have always been known as the friend who would go to another country to see her favourite bands, musicals or shows, so when I received an email from Sistic that The Lion King Musical will be in Singapore’s Sands Theatre at Marina Bay Sands from June to September 2018, I just had to go!
Coincidentally, my niece was getting married on 14th July 2018, so my husband and I decided to purchase a pair of The Lion King Musical tickets on that night when my family goes back to Singapore for a few days to attend the wedding.
I wished we had more money so that we can have the best front-row seats. Because oh boy, what a treat The Lion King Musical was!
The Lion King Musical: Immersing myself in the beloved music, scenes and costumes
You know that opening scene when the sun rises and the song “Circle Of Life” begun with Lebo M’s voice? Well, it wasn’t Lebo M’s voice in that opening scene at Sands Theatre but I still teared at the end of that song. Yes, I actually had two fat rolls of tears making its way on my cheeks because I was just so overwhelmed.
I love The Lion King, it has always been a part of me growing up and listening to the music after so many years certainly brought a wash of intense emotions throughout my being.
Some of the scenes in the musical was exactly like the movie that it got me excited – coz I memorized some of the scripts from the movie and I just whispered along with the actors.
“Hakuna Matata, it means no worries for the rest of your days.”
Who can forget that line (among others) right?
”Believe in yourself and there will come a day when others will have no choice but to believe with you.” – Mufasa
I am in love with the props and the costumes of The Lion King Musical – and I’m not saying this because I’m a huge fan of The Lion King. Credit should be given where it’s due, in my opinion.
Like I said above though, I wished I had more money to splurge (this Malaysian Ringgit to Singapore Dollar currency exchange is killing me softly) so that both my husband and I could sit at the front row because it would’ve been better to see the “elephants”, “giraffes”, “hyenas” and other “animals” at eye level. One of the performer that caught my eye was the lady in the cheetah costume. I loved her graceful moves and the curve of her body as she walks on stage.
My advice to you, if you plan to go watch The Lion King Musical in Singapore and you have some money to spend, go for the VIP or CAT A seats. It would definitely be worth your money.
Oh, and talk about the merchandises! I just wanted everything! I loved the female rhinestone tee, the latte mug, the keychain and even the snow globe! (The snow globe was adorable, oh my gosh!) There are just so many eye-catching merchandises available. It would be such a loss if you didn’t buy at least one of the merchandises.
Alas, if money is a little tight, then just the programme book as a memento would still suffice.
I left The Lion King Musical absolutely satisfied. I couldn’t stop humming to the songs “Circle Of Life”, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” and “Can You Feel The Love Tonight?” until it was time for bed.
What about you? Would you go to Singapore to catch The Lion King Musical?