Young Players Center Stage Presents Disney's THE LION KING JR

Young Players Center Stage Presents Disney's THE LION KING JR

It's the circle of life, and it moves us all through despair and hope, through faith and love 'till we find our place on the path, unwinding in the circle - the circle of life. Disney's THE LION KING JR. brings the African savanna to majestic life with Simba, Rafiki, Mufasa and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey to the jungle and back again in this dazzling adventure celebrating the inescapable circle of life. The world's #1 musical is an awe-inspiring story of love, hope, and redemption for the entire family.


Rafiki: Chloe Luna

Young Simba: Maverick Burlison

Young Nala: Caitlyn Luna

Simba: Zachary Glover

Nala: Kyra Griffin

Mufasa: John Straessle

Scar: Jaelun Thomas

Bonzai: Mia Simone Parker

Shenzi: Hannah-Grace Fritz

Ed: Adelyn Eiler

Timon: Noah Lee

Pumbaa: Carson Clay

Zazu: William Alverio

Sarabi: Morgan Jones

Sarafina: Alexandra Lanier

Ensemble: Katharine Crowe, Kathryn Morris, Isaac Hutson, Lexie Ellis, Emily Jones, Olivia Kreulen, Keetin Kinzler, Allie Bailey, Lauren Redmond, Lauren Bond, Kaylei Taylor, Kenzie Taylor, Daisy Medders, Hillary Arnold, Kalysta White, Rylee Woodard, Tiara Moore, Katie McCallister, Dylan Moore, Madison Courage-Fleck

Opening night: Friday October 20, 2017 - 7pm

Additional Performances:

Saturday October 21, 2017 - 7pm

Sunday October 22, 2017 - 2pm

Friday October 27, 2017 - 7pm

Saturday October 28, 2017 - 7pm

Sunday October 29, 2017 - 2pm

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Young Players Center Stage is a branch of the Young Players program at the Royal Theatre. It exists to provide advanced theatrical opportunities to likeminded, creative young people in the greater central Arkansas area. Center Stage stresses dedication, positivity, preparedness, community, and focus as a means to success. Ages 12 to 15 are eligible to audition and participate.

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