DISNEY’S
LION KING, JR.

Music by ELTON JOHN and TIM RICE
Book by ROGER ALLERS and IRENE MECCHI
Based on the Broadway production directed by JULIE TAYMOR
Directed by GREG WILLIAMS, JR.

The African savannah comes to life on your 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.

PERFORMANCES
Friday, June 16 at 7:30pm
Saturday, June 17 at 2:00pm
Saturday, June 17 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, June 18 at 3:00 pm

VENUE INFORMATION
LSU Shaver Theatre
Louisiana State University
105 Music and Dramatic Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

TICKETS
Regular Admission | $22
Kids | $17
Early Bird Pre-Sale Discount Until May 12 | $17
Groups of 10 or More | $17 must pre-purchase prior to performance date.

RUN TIME
Run Time: 1 Hour

FEATURING
Auditions for this production are scheduled for May 6. Please register here.

G- RATED SHOW
Appropriate for all ages. Everyone entering the theatre, including babes in arms, must have a ticket.

CREATIVE TEAM
Director GREG WILLIAMS JR.
Choreographer DWIGHT BELL
Musical Director ALLISON BLUMENTHAL
Stage Manager CHRISTOPHER DANIEL
Costume Designer LAKETA CASTON-HOSEY
Assistant Director KRYSTAL BLATCHER
Scenic Designer GREG WILLIAMS JR.
Props Master MELANIE WILLIAMS
Production Manager HOPE LANDOR

CAST
Rafiki: Kennedi Davenport
Mufasa: Drelan Evans
Scar: Nicole Mann
Young Simba: Kooper Smith
Zazu: Jackson Dammers
Simba: Tay-Rafael Jackson
Young Nala: Jayla Rents
Nala: Le'Keldria Whitfield
Bonzai: Elijah Johnson
Shenzi: Natalie Creel
Ed: Jayla Alexander
Timon: Forest Raetzsch
Pumbaa: Nicholas Foreman
          
FEATURED DANCERS:  
Adaya Robertson
Alayna Henry
Alaysha Jor'dae Richard
Aniyah Mallard
Elisha Jenkins
Jalayisa Irnise Scott Whitfield
Jasmine Hebert
Kiersten Popillion
Kodie D. Brown
Nadia Hebert
Navaeh A. Robertson
Raymond Turner
Chandler Kaden Welch
Trinity Star Alexander
Tyler Thomas
Vanessa Williams

AFRICAN ORISHA CHOIR MEMBERS
Celeste Brown
Elisha Jenkins
Hannah Niya Dunn
Jarvis Stewart
Karson Johnson-Harris
Stephani George
Zion Johnson

ENSEMBLE
Alikea Johnson
Alivia Landry
Caleigh Frankin
Dakota Daniel
Dasia Mallard
Jameer Oliver
Marley Gauthier
Moria Gauthier
Najila McGee
Torian Lynn Smith

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Please help us congratulate our cast of "Love, Whitney":
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Please help us congratulate our cast of "Love, Whitney": Adaya Robertson, Aleriya Griffin, Ambre Porter, Dion Sideboard, Jr., Elise Patin, Elisha Jenkins, Jamall Edwards, Jamin Brock, Jasmine Elliott, Kali Jones, Karenna Mitchell, Kari Johnson, Kayla Mitchell, Kerrington Griffin, Kodie Danay Brown, Krystal Gomez, Kyle Smith, Mariyah Osborne, MiKesha Anderson, Naveah Robertson, Omarion Jones, Queline Ketchens, Raymond Turner, Rontrevius Foreman, Shira Brown, Tameia Hayes, Trinity Simmons, Trinity Star Alexander & Zaria Brown Congratulations cast! Thank you to everyone who auditioned! You didn't make this easy! #LoveWhitneyNVT #WeLoveNVT #Congratulations

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We cannot tell you how proud we are of this HUGE cast! πŸ˜†
Seriously though,  Taylor Randall (Christine) &  Obatiye' Dent (Corey) are doing an outstanding job & we couldn't be more proud of them & our crew! Break a leg everyone!
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We cannot tell you how proud we are of this HUGE cast! πŸ˜† Seriously though, Taylor Randall (Christine) & Obatiye' Dent (Corey) are doing an outstanding job & we couldn't be more proud of them & our crew! Break a leg everyone! For tickets, go to: https://goo.gl/qP7DJY #PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT

We cannot express how excited we are to work with Jasmine Abney of  @getjabbedxartistry! Jasmine became part of our NVT Family in our second season when she took part in our first production of "Step Off!" We are so proud of her accomplishments and to see her talent & passion shining through as she transforms our actors from the ages of 20 to 63 throughout "Plenty of Time"!
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We cannot express how excited we are to work with Jasmine Abney of @getjabbedxartistry! Jasmine became part of our NVT Family in our second season when she took part in our first production of "Step Off!" We are so proud of her accomplishments and to see her talent & passion shining through as she transforms our actors from the ages of 20 to 63 throughout "Plenty of Time"! Thank you for your hard work Jasmine! You make us look good! LITERALLY! πŸ˜ƒ Don't miss this production! Tickets are on sale at http://nvtart.org #PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT

We got a special online offer to see “Plenty of Time” for only $20! BUT you ain’t got plenty of time, this is a limited time offer! Do not wait!
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We got a special online offer to see “Plenty of Time” for only $20! BUT you ain’t got plenty of time, this is a limited time offer! Do not wait! Click this link for tickets: https://goo.gl/qP7DJY Use Coupon Code: TIMENVT Offer only available ONLINE! #PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT

We got a special online offer to see “Plenty of Time” for only $20! BUT you ain’t got plenty of time, this is a limited time offer! Do not wait!
Click this link for tickets:  https://goo.gl/qP7DJY
Use Coupon Code: TIMENVT
Offer only available ONLINE!
#PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT

We got a special online offer to see “Plenty of Time” for only $20! BUT you ain’t got plenty of time, this is a limited time offer! Do not wait! Click this link for tickets: https://goo.gl/qP7DJY Use Coupon Code: TIMENVT Offer only available ONLINE! #PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT

We got a special online offer to see “Plenty of Time” for only $20! BUT you ain’t got plenty of time, this is a limited time offer! Do not wait!
Click this link for tickets:  https://goo.gl/qP7DJY
Use Coupon Code: TIMENVT
Offer only available ONLINE!
#PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT

We got a special online offer to see “Plenty of Time” for only $20! BUT you ain’t got plenty of time, this is a limited time offer! Do not wait! Click this link for tickets: https://goo.gl/qP7DJY Use Coupon Code: TIMENVT Offer only available ONLINE! #PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT

Yet another passionate moment during rehearsals of "Plenty of Time". You gotta see this show!
Get you tickets here: https://goo.gl/qP7DJY
#PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT πŸ“Έ: @make_life_pun

Yet another passionate moment during rehearsals of "Plenty of Time". You gotta see this show! Get you tickets here: https://goo.gl/qP7DJY #PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT πŸ“Έ: @make_life_pun

Christine (Taylor Randall) either has a a look of concern, shock or disappointment during rehearsals of "Plenty of Time". The only way to find out which, is to join us at the show!
Get you tickets here: https://goo.gl/qP7DJY
#PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT πŸ“Έ: @make_life_pun

Christine (Taylor Randall) either has a a look of concern, shock or disappointment during rehearsals of "Plenty of Time". The only way to find out which, is to join us at the show! Get you tickets here: https://goo.gl/qP7DJY #PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT πŸ“Έ: @make_life_pun

We got a special online offer to see “Plenty of Time” for only $20! BUT you ain’t got plenty of time, this is a limited time offer! Do not wait!
Click this link for tickets:  https://goo.gl/qP7DJY
Use Coupon Code: TIMENVT
Offer only available ONLINE!
#PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT

We got a special online offer to see “Plenty of Time” for only $20! BUT you ain’t got plenty of time, this is a limited time offer! Do not wait! Click this link for tickets: https://goo.gl/qP7DJY Use Coupon Code: TIMENVT Offer only available ONLINE! #PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT

We captured an very intense moment for Corey (Obatiye' Dent)  during rehearsals for "Plenty of Time". Come see why he is so impassioned! Get you tickets here:  https://goo.gl/qP7DJY 
#PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT πŸ“Έ: @make_life_pun

We captured an very intense moment for Corey (Obatiye' Dent) during rehearsals for "Plenty of Time". Come see why he is so impassioned! Get you tickets here: https://goo.gl/qP7DJY #PlentyOfTimeNVT #WeLoveNVT πŸ“Έ: @make_life_pun