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Chicago Cast List


The Lion King Jr.  

Written by Irene Mecchiand Roger Allers, Lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Elton John 

Directed by Joey Landwehr  

Simba, an adventurous and energetic lion cub, is next in line to be king when his father Mufasa is killed by his uncle Scar. Scar seizes power and creates darkness and desolation from which only Simba can save the animals of the kingdom. 

Ages: 7 - 15

Auditions:  December 13 & 14, 2022 

Rehearsal Start: January 22, 2023

Performance: March 11 - 19, 2023



Music; book/lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, Co-author Bob Fosse 

Directed by Joey Landwehr 

Chicago tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail. Nightclub star, Velma, is serving time for killing her husband and sister. Roxie has been tossed in the joint for bumping off the lover she’s been cheating on her husband with. The two find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago. 

Ages: 10 - 19

Auditions:  January 31 - February 1, 2023

Rehearsal Start: March 14, 2023

Performance: May 6 - 14, 2023

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