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ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

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Princess of Wales, Toronto, ON


Produced by Disney Theatrical Group and Anne Quart; Produced for Disney Theatrical Productions by Peter Schneider and Thomas Schumacher; Produced by Disney Theatrical Group and Anne Quart
Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi; Music by Elton John; Lyrics by Tim Rice; Additional music by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor and Hans Zimmer; Additional lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor and Hans Zimmer; Adapted from the screenplay by Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts and Linda Woolverton; Music orchestrated by Robert Elhai and David Metzger; Music Produced for the Stage and Additional Score by Mark Mancina; Additional Vocal Score and Vocal Arrangements by Lebo M; Musical Director: Jamie Schmidt; Associate Music Producer: Robert Elhai
Directed by Julie Taymor; Choreographed by Garth Fagan; Associate Director: John Stefaniuk; Associate Choreographer: Marey Griffith; Dance Supervisor: Celise Hicks; Supervising Resident Director: Anthony Lyn; Resident Director: Dodd Loomis; Resident Dance Supervisor: Geoff Myers; Adapted Choreography: Aubrey Lynch II; Assistant Choreographer: Norwood J. Pennewell and Natalie Rogers
Scenic Design by Richard Hudson; Costume Design by Julie Taymor; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy; Mask Design by Julie Taymor and Michael Curry; Puppet Design by Julie Taymor and Michael Curry; Hair Design by Michael Ward; Make-Up Design by Michael Ward; Associate Scenic Design: Peter Eastman; Associate Costume Design: Mary Nemecek Peterson; Associate Lighting Design: Carolyn Wong; Associate Sound Design: John Shivers; Associate Hair Design: Rowena Hume; Associate Make-Up Design: Rowena Hume; Associate Mask Design Louis Troisi; Associate Puppet Design: Louis Troisi; Assistant Lighting Design: Marty Vreeland; Assistant Sound Design: Hugh Sweeney; Assistant Hair Design: Ute Mai; Assistant Make-Up Design: Ute Mai; Assistant Mask Design Mike Grimm; Assistant Puppet Design: Mike Grimm; Automated Lighting Designer: Aland Henderson; Moving Light Programmer: Brad Gray
Executive Producer: Thomas Schlenk; General Manager: Thomas Schlenk; Company Manager: Chris Danner; Associate Gen. Mgr: Michael Height; Assistant Co. Mgr: Elizabeth Rublein
Technical Director: Michael Carey; Production Supervisor: Doc Zorthian; Production Stage Manager: M. William Shiner; Stage Manager: Beth Bornstein; Assistant Stage Mgr: Izell O. Blunt and Brian Hasal
Choral Director: Lebo M; Musical Supervisor: Clement Ishmael; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Associate Musical Supervisor: David Kreppel; Conducted by Jamie Schmidt; Associate Conductor: Danny White; Assistant Conductor: Paul McCaffrey; Keyboard 1: Chris Neville; Keyboard 2: Paul McCaffrey; Guitar: Robert Tye; Bass: Michael Brown; Drums: Phil Martin; Marimba: Mike Faue; Percussion: Stefan Monssen and Reuven Weizberg; Flutes: Darlene Drew; French Horn: Tim Riley; Music Copyist: Anixter Rice Music Service; Electronic Music Programming: Christoph Buskies
Casting: Binder Casting and Mark Brandon, C.S.A.; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Dance Captain: Christopher L. McKenzie Jr. and Theresa Nguyen; Fight Captain: Christopher L. McKenzie Jr. and Theresa Nguyen; Production Coordinator: Christina Huschle; Senior Publicist: Dennis Crowley; National Press Representative: Erica Jacobson; Advertising: Serino Coyne; Photographer: Joan Marcus and Matthew Murphy
Banzai
Scar
? - Oct 14, 2018
Young Nala
Alternate
Young Simba
Alternate
Pumbaa
Young Nala
Alternate
Mufasa
Young Simba
Alternate
Shenzi
Rafiki
Ensemble Singer
 
Simba Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Dancer
Ensemble Dancer
 
Guinea Fowl
 
Gazelle
Ensemble Singer
 
Circle of Life Vocals
 
Mouse Shadow Puppet
 
Lioness Chant Vocal
 
Simba Shadow Puppet
 
One by One Vocal
Ensemble Dancer
 
Cheetah
 
Nala Pole Puppet
Ensemble Singer
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Dancer
Ensemble Singer
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Singer
 
Giraffe Shadow Puppet
 
Scar Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Singer
 
Giraffe Shadow Puppet
 
Scar Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Dancer
 
Ant Hill Lady
 
Fireflies
Ensemble Dancer
 
Buzzard Pole
 
Pumbaa Pole Puppet
Ensemble Singer
? - Oct 14, 2018
 
Circle of Life Vocals
? - Oct 14, 2018
 
One by One Dance
? - Oct 14, 2018
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
? - Oct 14, 2018
Ensemble Singer
 
Simba Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Singer
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Singer
 
Scar Shadow Puppet
 
One by One Dance
Ensemble Dancer
 
Acrobatic Trickster
Ensemble Singer
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Dancer
 
Gazelle Wheel
Sarabi
 
Ensemble Singer
Ensemble Dancer
 
Gazelle
Ensemble Singer
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Dancer
 
Stilt Giraffe
Ensemble Dancer
Standby: William John Austin (Scar, Pumbaa) and Tony Freeman (Scar, Zazu, Timon, Pumbaa)
Understudies: Derek Adams (Banzai), Andrew Arrington (Banzai, Ed), Kyle Robert Carter (Mufasa), Thembelihle Cele (Rafiki, Nala), Mukelisiwe Goba (Rafiki), Jalen Harris (Simba), William James, Jr. (Mufasa, Ed), Aaron Nelson (Simba), Selloane Nkhela (Rafiki, Sarabi), Phylicia Pearl (Shenzi), Christopher Sams (Mufasa), Jordan Samuels (Ed), Mpume Sikakane (Rafiki), Kimber Sprawl (Nala), Robbie Swift (Zazu, Timon, Pumbaa), Jennifer Theriot (Sarabi, Nala, Shenzi) and Krystal Worrell (Sarabi, Shenzi)
Banzai
Simba
Young Nala
Alternate
Pumbaa
Young Simba
Alternate
Scar
Oct 17, 2018 - ?
Mufasa
Young Simba
Alternate
Young Nala
Alternate
Shenzi
Rafiki
Oct 17, 2018 - ?
Ensemble Singer
 
Simba Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Dancer
Ensemble Singer
 
Scar Shadow Puppet
 
One by One Dance
Ensemble Dancer
 
Guinea Fowl
 
Gazelle
Ensemble Singer
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Dancer
 
Cheetah
 
Nala Pole Puppet
Sarabi
 
Ensemble Singer
Ensemble Dancer
 
Buzzard Pole
 
Pumbaa Pole Puppet
Ensemble Singer
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Singer
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Dancer
 
Guinea Fowl
 
Gazelle
Ensemble Dancer
Ensemble Singer
Oct 17, 2018 - ?
 
One by One Vocal
Oct 17, 2018 - ?
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Singer
 
Giraffe Shadow Puppet
 
Scar Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Dancer
 
Gazelle Wheel
Ensemble Dancer
 
Ant Hill Lady
 
Fireflies
Ensemble Singer
 
Giraffe Shadow Puppet
 
Scar Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Singer
 
Circle of Life Vocals
 
One by One Dance
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Singer
 
Simba Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Singer
Oct 17, 2018 - ?
 
Circle of Life Vocals
Oct 17, 2018 - ?
 
Mouse Shadow Puppet
 
Lioness Chant Vocal
 
Simba Shadow Puppet
 
One by One Vocal
Ensemble Singer
 
Scar Shadow Puppet
 
One by One Dance
Ensemble Dancer
 
Acrobatic Trickster
Ensemble Singer
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Dancer
 
Gazelle Wheel
Ensemble Dancer
 
Gazelle
Ensemble Dancer
 
Stilt Giraffe
Ensemble Dancer
Standby: William John Austin (Scar, Pumbaa) and Tony Freeman (Scar, Zazu, Timon, Pumbaa)
Understudies: Derek Adams (Banzai), Andrew Arrington (Banzai, Ed), Kalilah Black (Shenzi), Chante Carmel (Nala, Shenzi), Kyle Robert Carter (Mufasa), Thembelihle Cele (Rafiki, Nala), Daniela Cobb (Shenzi), Mukelisiwe Goba (Rafiki), Deidrea Halley (Sarabi), William James, Jr. (Mufasa, Ed), Brandon A. McCall (Simba), Aaron Nelson (Simba), Phylicia Pearl (Shenzi), Christopher Sams (Mufasa), Jordan Samuels (Ed), Kaylin Seckel (Nala, Sarabi), Mpume Sikakane (Rafiki), Robbie Swift (Zazu, Timon, Pumbaa) and Jennifer Theriot (Sarabi, Nala, Shenzi)
Musical Director: James Dodgson
Resident Director: Ameenah Kaplan; Associate Director: Anthony Lyn
Assistant Hair Design: Ashley Hughes; Assistant Make-Up Design: Ashley Hughes
Company Manager: Kimberly Shaw
Assistant Stage Mgr: Lynn R. Camilo, Vanessa Dodgson-Thomas, Brian Hasal and Jana Llynn; Technical Director: Patrick Eviston; Production Stage Manager: Karyn Meek
Conducted by James Dodgson; Associate Conductor: Karl Shymanovitz; Keyboard 1: Steve Hunter; Bass: Ross MacIntyre; French Horn: David Quackenbush; Guitar: Jason Fowler
Dance Captain: Deidrea Halley; Photographer: Deen Van Meer

Cast

Simba
Rafiki
Oct 14, 2018 - ?
Simba
Young Nala
Alternate
Pumbaa
Young Simba
Alternate
Scar
Oct 17, 2018 - ?
Young Simba
Alternate
Young Simba
Alternate
Young Nala
Alternate
Rafiki
Oct 17, 2018 - ?
Ensemble
Ensemble Singer
? - Oct 14, 2018
 
Scar Shadow Puppet
? - Oct 14, 2018
 
One by One Dance
? - Oct 14, 2018
 
Ensemble Singer
 
Scar Shadow Puppet
 
One by One Dance
Ensemble Singer
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Sarabi
 
Ensemble Singer
Ensemble Dancer
 
Buzzard Pole
 
Pumbaa Pole Puppet
Ensemble Singer
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Dancer
 
Guinea Fowl
 
Gazelle
Ensemble Singer
Ensemble Singer
? - Oct 14, 2018
 
One by One Vocal
? - Oct 14, 2018
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
? - Oct 14, 2018
 
Ensemble Singer
 
One by One Vocal
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Pumbaa
Ensemble Singer
Oct 17, 2018 - ?
 
One by One Vocal
Oct 17, 2018 - ?
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Ensemble Dancer
 
Gazelle Wheel
Ensemble Singer
 
Giraffe Shadow Puppet
 
Scar Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Singer
 
Circle of Life Vocals
 
One by One Dance
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble Singer
Oct 17, 2018 - ?
 
Circle of Life Vocals
Oct 17, 2018 - ?
 
One by One Dance
Oct 17, 2018 - ?
 
Mouse Shadow Puppet
 
Lioness Chant Vocal
 
Simba Shadow Puppet
 
One by One Vocal
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble Singer
 
Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppet
Ensemble
Standby: Tony Freeman (Pumbaa) and Robb Sapp (Ed, Timon, Zazu)
Understudies: Kalilah Black (Shenzi), Chante Carmel (Nala, Shenzi), Daniela Cobb (Shenzi), Ntomb'khona Dlamini (Rafiki, Rafiki), Mukelisiwe Goba (Rafiki), Deidrea Halley (Sarabi), Brandon A. McCall (Simba), Phylicia Pearl (Shenzi), Christopher Sams (Mufasa), Kaylin Seckel (Nala, Sarabi) and Mpume Sikakane (Rafiki)
music by Elton John; lyrics by Tim Rice
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
Circle of Life
Rafiki and Ensemble
I Just Can't Wait to Be King
Young Simba, Young Nala, Zazu and Ensemble
Chow Down
Shenzi, Banzai and Ed
They Live in You
(music by Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin; lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin)
Mufasa and Ensemble
Be Prepared
Scar, Shenzi, Banzai, Ed and Ensemble
Be Prepared (Reprise)
Scar and Ensemble
Nao Tse Tsa
(music by Jacques Loubelo; lyrics by Jacques Loubelo)
Rafiki, Sarabi and Young Nala
Hakuna Matata
Timon, Pumbaa, Young Simba, Simba and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
One by One
(music by Lebo M; lyrics by Lebo M)
Ensemble
The Madness of King Scar
Scar, Zazu, Banzai, Shenzi, Ed and Nala
Shadowland
(music by Lebo M and Hans Zimmer; lyrics by Lebo M and Mark Mancina)
Nala, Rafiki and Ensemble
Endless Night
(music by Lebo M, Jay Rifkin and Hans Zimmer; lyrics by Julie Taymor)
Simba and Ensemble
Can You Feel the Love Tonight
Timon, Pumbaa, Simba, Nala and Ensemble
They Live in You (as "He Lives in You") (Reprise)
(music by Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin; lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin)
Rafiki, Simba and Ensemble
King of Pride Rock
(music by Hans Zimmer; lyrics by Lebo M)
Ensemble
Circle of Life (Reprise)
Ensemble
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