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Derek Adams

 
Bio:
National Tours: The Lion King, Rafiki Company (Original Cast). Favorite credits include starring in VEGAS! The Show at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas. Regional: Sister Act, Hairspray, Little Shop of Horrors and the world premiere of Disney’s When You Wish. @derekadamsmusic (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
National Tours: The Lion King, Rafiki Company (Original Cast). Favorite credits include starring in VEGAS! The Show at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas. Regional: Sister Act, Hairspray, Little Shop of Horrors and the world premiere of Disney’s When You Wish. @derekadamsmusic (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2002
Ensemble [Replacement]
Banzai (Understudy) [Replacement]

Derek Adams Biography

National Tours: The Lion King, Rafiki Company (Original Cast). Favorite credits include starring in VEGAS! The Show at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas. Regional: Sister Act, Hairspray, Little Shop of Horrors and the world premiere of Disney’s When You Wish. @derekadamsmusic





Derek Adams News

Photos: First Look at New Cast Members of THE LION KING North American Tour! Photo Photos: First Look at New Cast Members of THE LION KING North American Tour!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2022

All new production photos have been released for Disney’s The Lion King North American tour, featuring Darian Sanders (Simba) and new cast members Peter Hargrave (Scar), Nick LaMedica (Zazu) and Khalifa White (Nala).

THE LION KING Opens At The Eccles Theater Photo THE LION KING Opens At The Eccles Theater
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 1, 2022

The Salt Lake City premiere of Disney’s The Lion King opened on Friday, September 30 at 7:30pm at the Eccles Theater for a limited engagement of 4 weeks through Sunday, October 23.  In Salt Lake City, The Lion King will play Tuesdays through Thursdays at 7:30pm, Thursday, Sept. 29 and Thursday, Oct. 20 at 2pm, Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 2:00pm and 8:00pm and Sundays at 1:00pm and 6:30pm.  

Peter Hargrave, Nick LaMedica, and Khalifa White to Join THE LION KING National Tour Photo Peter Hargrave, Nick LaMedica, and Khalifa White to Join THE LION KING National Tour
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

The North American tour of Disney’s The Lion King will welcome Peter Hargrave, Nick LaMedica and Khalifa White as Scar, Zazu and Nala, respectively. The new cast members will begin performances in Salt Lake City at The Eccles Theater, where the award-winning musical will play a four-week return engagement from Thursday, September 29 through Sunday, October 23, 2022.  LaMedica and White begin performances on Thursday, September 29, while Hargrave debuts on Thursday, October 13.

THE LION KING North American Tour Welcomes New Cast Members This Month Photo THE LION KING North American Tour Welcomes New Cast Members This Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022

The North American tour of Disney's The Lion King is pleased to welcome Peter Hargrave, Nick LaMedica and Khalifa White as Scar, Zazu and Nala, respectively.

Off Strip Presents TABLE FOR DEUX, A One-Night Halloween Charity Cabaret Show and Cos Photo Off Strip Presents TABLE FOR DEUX, A One-Night Halloween Charity Cabaret Show and Costume Party
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022

Get ready to don those best couple's costumes and fundraise while enjoying a night of entertainment as OFF STRIP presents Table for Deux. This one-night cabaret spectacular will showcase a variety of acts from performers around the Strip and Broadway's National Tour of The Lion King, all while raising funds to provide a scholarship for underprivileged youth to Southern Nevada's Theater Arts Preparatory School (TAPS).

BWW Previews: DISNEY'S THE LION KING at Century II Concert Hall Photo BWW Previews: DISNEY'S THE LION KING at Century II Concert Hall
by Paula Makar - Apr 28, 2022

The North American tour of Disney’s The Lion King is celebrating its 20th anniversary today, Wednesday, April 27 in Wichita, where the award-winning musical begins a two-week return engagement tonight at The Century II Concert Hall and plays through Sunday, May 8, 2022.

Disney's THE LION KING to Return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in June Photo Disney's THE LION KING to Return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Disney’s The Lion King, St. Louis’s most eagerly awaited stage production ever, will leap onto the Fabulous Fox Theatre stage from Wednesday, June 1 to Sunday, June 19. Find out how to get tickets and more.

THE LION KING is Coming to the Detroit Opera House Photo THE LION KING is Coming to the Detroit Opera House
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2021

The Lion King, Detroit's most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Detroit Opera House stage from January 27 - February 20, 2022.

Photos: See Darian Sanders & Kayla Cyphers in New Images From THE LION KING Tour Photo Photos: See Darian Sanders & Kayla Cyphers in New Images From THE LION KING Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021

Disney’s The Lion King North American tour released two new production photos today of Darian Sanders (Simba) and Kayla Cyphers (Nala). 

THE LION KING to Resume Performances This October in Cleveland at Playhouse Square Photo THE LION KING to Resume Performances This October in Cleveland at Playhouse Square
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021

The Lion King North American touring company reunited in Cleveland on September 7, for the first time since the shutdown, to begin rehearsals for the tour’s relaunch. The tour is resuming performances at the KeyBank State Theatre for a two-week return engagement beginning Friday, October 1 and playing through Friday, October 15, 2021.