Casting Announced For Disney's THE LION KING In Las Vegas
Casting has been announced for the Las Vegas engagement of Disney's The Lion King, which will leap onto The Smith Center stage on Nov. 7 for a limited three-week engagement through Nov. 25.
The production features Spencer Plachy as "Scar," Gerald Ramsey as "Mufasa," Buyi Zama as "Rafiki," Nick Cordileone as "Timon," Greg Jackson as "Zazu," Ben Lipitz as "Pumbaa," Jared Dixon as "Simba," Nia Holloway as "Nala," Keith Bennett as "Banzai," Martina Sykes as "Shenzi" and Robbie Swift as "Ed."
Rounding out the cast are Derek Adams, Kayla Rose Aimable, Andrew Arrington, William John Austin, Eric Bean, Jr, Thabani Buthelezi, Sasha Caicedo, Chante Carmel, Sean Aaron Carmon, Kyle Robert Carter, Thembelihle Cele, Daniela Cobb, Erynn Marie Dickerson, Tony Freeman, Mukelisiwe Goba, Deidrea Halley, William James Jr., Kolin Jerron, Jane King, Brandon A. McCall, Christopher L. Mc Kenzie, Jr., Aaron Nelson, S'bu Ngema, Christopher Sams, Jordan Samuels, Kaylin Seckel, Mpume Sikakane, Sadé Simmons, Kevin Tate, Jennifer Theriot, Courtney Thomas, Shacura Wade, Zola Williams and Krystal Worrell.
Tickets are available at The Smith Center box office, online at thesmithcenter.com and by phone at 702-749-2000. Orders for groups of ten (10) or more may be placed by calling 702-749-2000. VIP Ticket Packages, which include a prime seat location, a commemorative souvenir program and an exclusive merchandise item, are also available.
A special sensory-friendly performance of Disney's The Lion King will be presented on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 2 p.m. for individuals with sensory sensitivities and other intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families. This marks the first-ever sensory-friendly performance of a touring Broadway show in Las Vegas, with support provided by Windsong Trust and other donors. For more information about this performance, please visit www.TheSmithCenter.com/sensoryfriendly.
Ticket buyers are reminded that thesmithcenter.com is the only official retail ticket outlets for all performances. Ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party should be aware that The Smith Center is unable to reprint or replace lost or stolen tickets and is unable to contact patrons with information regarding time changes or other pertinent updates regarding the performance.
The North American touring productions of The Lion King have been seen by more than 20 million theatergoers. Having already played more than 80 cities across North America, The Lion King now proudly returns to Las Vegas. Last performed at Mandalay Bay Theatre for over 1,000 performances from May 2009 - December 2011, this is The Lion King's premiere engagement at Las Vegas' Smith Center.