DISNEY'S THE LION KING Leaps To Miami's Arsht Center
(Photo By Joan Marcus)
CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR BROADWAY’S
TONY AWARD-WINNING “BEST MUSICAL”
MIAMI-RAISED ACTRESS, Syndee Winters, TO PLAY “NALA”
MIAMI’S LIMITED PREMIERE ENGAGEMENT PLAYS
MAY 15 TO JUNE 10
AT THE Adrienne Arsht CENTER
Casting has been announced for the Miami premiere engagement of DISNEY’S THE LION KING.
South Florida’s most eagerly awaited stage production will leap onto the stage of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County on Tuesday, May 15 and runs through Sunday, June 10.
The talented cast of 50 actors includes two local connections.
Syndee Winters, who plays the loyal lioness “Nala”, is a Miami native and graduated from Miami Palmetto Senior High School. Prior to joining THE LION KING North American Tour, Winters worked as a dancer/choreographer throughout Miami.
SharRon Williams, an ensemble dancer, was born and raised in Miami and is a graduate of the New World School of the Arts.
The sardonic and deviously cunning “Scar” is played by J. Anthony Crane. Dionne Randolph is “Mufasa,” the great warrior and ruler of the Pridelands. Buyi Zama is the wise baboon shaman “Rafiki.” Mark David Kaplan portrays the prim and proper hornbilled bird “Zazu.” Ben Lipitz is the carefree warthog “Pumbaa” and Nick Cordileone is the wisecracking meerkat “Timon.” Mufasa’s son, “Simba,” the lion prince born to be king, is played by Jelani Remy..