Disney’s The Lion King JR.
Date: December 2, 2023
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Riverside Theatre
Through a partnership with Riverside Theatre, 15 of GYAC’s students will be performing Disney’s The Lion King JR. as part of Winterfest on December 2nd. GYAC students will perform a 60-minute version of the production at 12:00 p.m. on the Waxlax Stage. The festival will be open from 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Saturday.
Students auditioned for their parts and have been practicing since September 6th. The cast will hit the road in January to perform a segment of the show at the Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta, Georgia.
Winterfest runs from Friday, December 1 through Sunday December 3. More information can be found on Riverside Theatre’s website by clicking here.
Aalaya Allen (11), Elijah Amilcar (6), Landen Chaney (9), Kyndall Duhart (6), Kalena Ford (5), Patry’nette Green (4), Joshua Irby (10), Serenity Morgan (4), Porter Pearce (5), E’Nijah Peterson (4), Emily Roman (4), Saiya Roman (7), Xena Roman (5), John Ross (5), and Leo Swanigan (11)*.
Music and Lyrics by Tim Rice, Elton John
Additional Music and Lyrics by Will Van Dyke, Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin
Book by Roger Allers, Irene Mecchi
Based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor.
Disney’s The Lion King JR. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com