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Cast From "The Lion King" Musical Treats Airplane Passengers to Surprise Performance

The song culminates with a powerful crescendo to the amazement of other passengers, who begin clapping and cheering once the performance is over.

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    Talk about an onboard treat!

    While preparing to take off into the air after boarding, passengers seated on a Virgin flight leaving Brisbane were treated to a surprise performance by the Australian cast of the musical "The Lion King."

    In a YouTube video that captures the magic, castmates all seated together on the flight begin belting out the show's famous song "Circle of Life." The ballad booms through the cabin as a few passengers find their seats and others watch the impromptu show.

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    The song culminates with a powerful crescendo to the amazement of other passengers, who begin clapping and cheering once the performance is over.

    "We've all been treated to a beautiful song from the cast of The Lion King," a flight attendant then announces over the speakerphone.

    Check out the special surprise performance video for yourself!

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