Synopsis: Lion King, Jr., the Musical, Disney's The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world. The African savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. Audition dates: February 8, 9, 10 & 11, 2020. Performance dates: Saturday, May 8 at 7:00 P.M. and Sunday, May 9, at 2:00 P.M. Venue: Schwartz Center for the Arts, Dover, DE Tickets: $10 per seat, purchased through Eventbrite or at the door.
Exciting News: With both of our Lion King performances nearly sold out we have added a second show on Sunday at 5:00pm. Tickets will be available for purchase on Eventbrite for this performance no later than Monday evening.
The Children’s Theatre, Inc.’s co- directors, Sharon Crossen and Ami Leaming, are announcing their spring musical, Disney’s THE LION KING, JR.
Auditions will begin February 8. Due to our state’s Covid restrictions for our rehearsal space, children will be brought in according to age during audition week. Children must be ages 8-18 years of age. (18 year olds must still be in high school.) Those auditioning will be asked to sing “Happy Birthday,” follow a few dance moves, and do a brief, cold reading. Times will vary. Masks are required. A registration form is available to download and complete on our website
Disney’s THE LION KING, JR. AUDITION SCHEDULE (All DE Covid restrictions in place.)
Monday, February 8: 6:00 P.M. for children age 8
7:15 P.M. for children ages 9 &10
Tuesday, February 9: 6:00 P.M. for children ages 11 & 12
7:15 P.M. for children ages 13 & 14
Wednesday, February 10: 6:00 P.M. for children ages 15 & 16
7:15 P.M. for children ages 17 & 18 (still in high school)
(THURSDAY WILL BE RESERVED FOR CALLBACKS, IF NECESSARY.)
The Children’s Theatre, Inc. organization is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.
Funding in part also provided by The Kent County Fund for the Arts.