There are so many things that I'd like to mention in this review but simply don't know where to start. The cast, the music, the costumes, special effects, everything was perfect!!! Our sits were located almost in the last rows (row U) and still could...More
Out of the options you mentioned I'd see The Lion King. I'm not sure what made you decide between only those options, but I'm going to put on my imaginary 80 yr old hat for you. First, Waitress has infidelity in it, so I'd... More
Out of the options you mentioned I'd see The Lion King. I'm not sure what made you decide between only those options, but I'm going to put on my imaginary 80 yr old hat for you. First, Waitress has infidelity in it, so I'd cross that out. On Your Feet is very much a niche production, so if you are a Latin family, it might be better. It's a love story. The Lion King is all about death and life, so if you don't want to remind your mother of death, you might want to go with On Your Feet. If your mother is looking for how she has contributed to your life and will continue to do so, The Lion King might be a good idea. I, personally, if bringing an elderly loved one to NYC, might choose a show that is easily accessible by foot, and not in a crazy area outside of the theatre. The Lion King is almost in the heart of Times Square and there are escalators that she'd need to use. On Your Feet, is still in the heart of Times Square. I, personally, would (if channeling my own 80 yr old self) would prefer to go see The Lion King (or, Wicked--YES, YES!). The Lion King is not as good as some of the other shows, but it's not as racy as well (and better than Waitress and On Your Feet). As long as your mom can do escalators, she'd be fine at The Lion King. Otherwise, consider Wicked! Her being from an era where The Wizard of Oz was groundbreaking, I think the musical would be just the cherry she needs on top in her life! Have a great time in NY! And, enjoy whatever show you choose to see!