Casting has been announced for the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center 's engagement of DISNEY'S THE LION KING. The Fox Cities 'most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Center' s stage from Tuesday, April 9 to Sunday, May 5. The press opening night is Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. The show's six-week premiere engagement in 2007 played a sold-out run at the Fox Cities P.A.C.
The production features Timothy Carter as "Scar," Dionne Randolph as "Mufasa," Nteliseng Nkhela as "Rafiki," Mark David Kaplan as "Zazu," Ben Lipitz as "Pumbaa," Nick Cordileone as "Timon," Jelani Remy as "Simba," Syndee Winters as "Nala," Keith Bennett as "Banzai," Rashada Dawan as "Shenzi," and Robbie Swift as "Ed."
The role of "Young Simba" is alternated between Zavion J. Hill and Adante Power, and the role of "Young Nala" is alternated between Sade Phillip-Demorcy and Kailah McFadden.
In the Fox Cities, THE LION KING will play Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Saturday matinees will begin at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday matinees will begin at 1:00 p.m. There will be a 2:00 p.m. matinee performance on Thursday, May 2. Premium Ticket Packages, which include prime seat locations, a commemorative souvenir program and an exclusive merchandise item, are also available.
Individual tickets for DISNEY'S THE LION KING start at $35 and may be purchased at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center's ticket office and online at foxcitiespac.com . To charge tickets by phone, call Ticketmaster at (866) 870-2717. Orders for groups of 15 or more may be placed by calling (920) 730-3786. Group discounts and additional fees may apply. The Fox Cities P.A.C. is located at 400 West College Avenue, Appleton, WI.
The North American touring productions of THE LION KING have been seen by more than 14 million theatergoers and grossed over $983 million to date. Having already played more than 70 cities across North America, THE LION KING now proudly makes its return to the Fox Cities P.A.C. The current schedule is listed below.