This Might Have Been the Coolest Airplane Ride (Ever?)

This Might Have Been the Coolest Airplane Ride (Ever?)
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Whether you're flying for business or pleasure, it's probably safe to assume that you won't experience a flight like this one any time soon.

The Australian cast of Disney's The Lion King recently shared a 600-mile flight back to Sydney after the troupe's season launch in Brisbane -- a city on the country's western "gold" coast. Elated after a successful launch performance, the cast members simply weren't in the mood to cozy up with a book, music or a movie.

Instead, they gave the other fliers on board quite a treat. Just before takeoff they sang "Circle of Life," one of the most well-known songs from The Lion King. And the performance was, well ... wow.

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Presumably someone from the cast captured the impromptu perfomance on video. The clip was posted to Disney on Broadway's YouTube channel yesterday. Already it has nearly 3 million views.

Here's the video. Enjoy.

Edition: July 2017

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