NYT’S PRODUCTION OF

DISNEY’S LION KING JR.

National Youth Theater is pleased to present our first Cypress Area show!

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. Full synopsis of the show.

Show Verse

Philippians 4:6

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

Cast

Mufassa – Zach Foster                    Scar – Ethan Saet                    Nala – Elise Pipkin

Sarabi – Sophia Ramsey                    Sarafina – Chloe Dill                    Young Nala – Brooke Smith

Young Simba – Samuel Morales                    Rafiki – McKenna Bear                    Pumbaa – Gabriel Menzel

Timon – Ellie Phelps                    Zazu – Bryce Box                    Ed – Collin Morales

Banzai – Rachel Foster                    Shenzi – Julia McCarty

Lionesses

Breeleigh Hamilton                   Isabel Jarvis                    Christina Miller

Gazelles

Breeleigh Hamilton                    Delaney Harper

Grasslands

Jane Bement                    Lauren Hughes                    Emma Luyties
Ashley Pawlak                    Elise Pipkin                  Ahna Tracey
Claire Tracey

Animal Chorus
Giraffes

Audrey Hutchison                    Ahna Tracey

Adult Cheetah

Christina Miller

Young Cheetahs

Virginia Collins                    Jessy Hallford

Monkeys

Sarah Dilli                    Jayda Hallford                    Kaelynn Murphy

Zebras

Lauren Hughes                    Ashley Pawlak

Adult Elephant

Jane Bement

Young Elephants

Leah Foster                    Megan Luyties

Kite Bird

Claire Tracey

Ostrich

Emma Luyties

Hyena Chorus

Virginia Collins                    Sarah Dilli                     Leah Foster
Delaney Harper                    Jayda Hallford                    Jessy Hallford
Audrey Hutchison                     Megan Luyties                     Kaelynn Murphy

Additional Roles to be determined:

Simba
African Chorus
Chorus of the Wildebeests

Directing Team

Director Justin Parks

Assistant Director Jim Hallford

Vocal Director Lisa Morales

Choreographer Jenny Gallegos

 

Shows

World Theater
1012 S Mason Road 
Katy, TX 77450

Mar 1 – March 3
School Day Shows:
Friday 9:30 and 11:15 am
Runtime 70 minutes

Regular Showings:
Friday 7:00 pm; Saturday 2:00 & 6:00 pm; Sunday 2:00 & 6:00 pm
Runtime with intermission 1 hour 45 minutes