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Disney's The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world .  Grand Ledge High School is joining forces with Hayes Middle School to produce this one-of-a-kind musical. 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.

CAST:

Rafiki - Pratiksha Boinapally*, Taryn Riekse**

Scar - Louis Konkoly**, JJ Sanchez*

Zazu - Mia Anderson**, Sarah Bovee*

Mufasa - Josh Irwin**, Thomas Larner*

Young Simba - Conner Dennis**, Sage Gee*

Young Nala - Lucy Ackerman*, Katelyn Schupbach**

Sarabi - Anna Konen

Sarafina - Bella Zoglio

Shenzi - Kasey Henriquez*, Miah Winston**

Banzai - William Lanese**, Eula Mlay*

Ed - Truman Badra

Timon - Josie Parish**, Max Schaefer*

Pumbaa - Foster Anderson*, Jacob Irwin**

Simba - Travis Hunt**, Cameron Palmer*

Nala - Becca Bovee*, Rebecca Ridenour**

Percussionists - Jennifer Huelskamp, Hunter Pouillon

Antelopes - Erin Maher, Lizzie Maurer, Mia Thorne

Buzzard - Joey Olmstead

Savannah Ensemble:

Elysia Azzi, Emalie Blodgett, Melissa Bonney, Kayla Campbell, Sydney Deal, Amelia Kleeman, Brooke Lundie, Madyson McPhee, Madison Mullen, Alissa Nugent, Maria Perez, Kat Platte, Hannah Roman, Ashley Stopczynski

Grasses:

Gianna Almy, Audrey Burgess, Easton Childs, Avery Clark, Maddie Coscarelli, Nyah Davis, Emma Gonzalez, Addisyn Grostefon, Hannah Kunc, Ryleigh Mauk, Allison Morgan, Rylie Schmitzer, Gabby Seigo, Tessa Shaulis, Taylor Soldan, Addison Valler, Madeline Wotruba

Lionesses:

Hallie Ackerman, Mari Battley, Isabel Browning, Bailey deSilva, Madelyn Marsh, Bella Seigo, Madeline Smith, Jacklyn VanderPloeg

WILDEBEESTS/HYENAS:

Leo Ackerman, Keira Carlson, Jacob Deal, Roman D'Alessandro, Will Hunter, Brendan Marsh, Emery Mills, Aaron Moore, Joey Olmstead, Mackenzie Rademacher, Adrian Slear, Easton Stevens, Van Thompson

JUNGLE ENSEMBLE:

Gianna Almy, Audrey Burgess, Keira Carlson, Easton Childs, Maddie Coscarelli, Emma Gonzalez, Erin Maher, Ryleigh Mauk, Aaron Moore, Joey Olmstead, Rylie Schmitzer, Gabby Seigo, Tessa Shaulis, Maddie Smith, Mackenzie Rademacher, Taylor Soldan, Addison Valler, Madeline Wotruba

TECH CREW:

Zoey Gibbs, Anne-Marie Latourette, Mikayla Shaltry, *Abby Thorne (crew captain), Sammy Fillipich, Hannah Perri, Presley Richardson, Sarah Bancroft, Melissa Bennett, Caleb Johnson, Heidi Reynolds, Lily Richardson, Lindsey Bomgaars, Isabella Lichtenstein, Leigha Pardee

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PRODUCTION TEAM:

Director/Choreographer - Tracy Clark

Assistant Director - Rebecca Hager

Vocal Directors - Sheri Petersen, Kristen Nichols

Costumer - Erin Marsh

Production Manager - Tonya Rice

Student Directors - Sara Peeper, Brandon Foy

Technical Supervisor - Timothy Daniel

Accompanist - Mary Rodeck

He Lives In You (Gold Cast)
He Lives In You (Gold Cast)
Can You Feel The Love (Gold Cast)
Can You Feel The Love (Gold Cast)
Rafiki and Nala (Gold Cast)
Rafiki and Nala (Gold Cast)
Hyenas
Hyenas
Pumbaa and Timon (Gold Cast)
Pumbaa and Timon (Gold Cast)
Mufasa and Scar (Gold Cast)
Mufasa and Scar (Gold Cast)
Young Simba (Gold Cast)
Young Simba (Gold Cast)
Sarafina and Young Nala (Gold Cast)
Sarafina and Young Nala (Gold Cast)
Rafiki and the Antelopes (Gold Cast)
Rafiki and the Antelopes (Gold Cast)
Zazu (Blue Cast)
Zazu (Blue Cast)
Just Can't Wait to be King
Just Can't Wait to be King
Simba and Nala (Blue Cast)
Simba and Nala (Blue Cast)
Pumbaa, Young Simba, and Timon
Pumbaa, Young Simba, and Timon
The Gorge (Blue Cast)
The Gorge (Blue Cast)
Lioness Hunt
Lioness Hunt
Animals
Animals
Birds and Grass
Birds and Grass
Circle of Life (Blue Cast)
Circle of Life (Blue Cast)
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