Thu, 09/29/2022 - 7:00pm

Music & Lyrics by

Elton John & Tim Rice

Additional Music & Lyrics by

Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, and Hans Zimmer

Based on the Broadway production directed by

Julie Taymor 

Book by  

Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi 

Disney The Lion King JR tells the story of Simba a young lion who is to succeed his father as King of the Pride Lands; however, after Simba’s paternal uncle Scar murders Simba’s father, the young lion is manipulated into thinking he was responsible and flees into exile. After growing up in the company of the carefree outcasts Timon and Pumbaa, Simba receives valuable perspective from his childhood friend, Nala and his shaman, Rafiki. He then to returns to his pride to challenge Scar and end his tyranny and take his in the rightful place in the Circle of Life as the rightful King. 


Mesa Arts Center, One East Main Street, Mesa
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