‘Lion King’ This Weekend at Middle School

‘Lion King’ This Weekend at Middle School Photo
The Edmund W. Miles Middle School Drama Club will present Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.” on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13. Show times are 7:30 p.m. in the middle school gymnasium.

The play features a cast of 20 student-actors. Lead roles will be played by Saniya Bryant as young Simba, Levi McCatty as older Simba, Justin Bethea as Scar, Amelia Tisk as Shenzi, Trinity Tobin as Nala and Trey Fulton as Mufasa. Students from Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School will perform as lionesses.

The director is Gerald Asbell and the assistant director is Carl Ferrara, along with support from Melissa Asbell, Erik Lee and Ginger Lee. High school students assisted with set construction.

Tickets are $5 each, and at Saturday’s show two people will be admitted for the price of one.