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PROGRAM The Lion King...........................................7

Cast.......................................................... 9 Musical Numbers...................................10 Biographies............................................12 Company Staff.......................................31

PNC Broadway in Louisville Staff. ............................. 36 Patron Support. .............................................................38 Services. ...........................................................................42

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WELCOME TO THE KENTUCKY CENTER AND TO DISNEY’S THE LION KING This is the fourth time that The Lion King has visited our city, with its first play back in 2003. It’s great fun hearing from folks that this was one of their first Broadway shows as a kid, and now they’re back with their own children making lifelong memories. Speaking of memories, if you look around the theatre, you might see kids from Lincoln Elementary, the Kentucky School for the Blind, the West End School, North Hardin High, Olmstead Academy North, Breckenridge County High, Meade County, Carrithers Middle School, or Atherton High School. These kids are able to attend The Lion King through the Louisville Theatrical Association’s Amy Broecker Kessler Education Program. Tickets are provided with support from our season ticket holders and Fund for the Arts. It’s so important that we expose young people to the arts and especially to a show as big and wonderful, both in message and stagecraft. Many thanks to PNC Bank, our loyal partner, and thanks to you for being here and supporting the arts and our education program. We couldn’t do it without you!!

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For the love of the Bluegrass. Exhibit opens November 15. Image Detail of Vaughn Flannery (American, 1898–1955), Will Harbut Leading Out Man O’War, 1950, Oil on panel, 24” H x 36” W (framed), Loan courtesy of Hank and Mary Brockman Exhibition support provided by Ashbourne Farms Roberto Coin / Davis Jewelers PNC Wealth Management

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Exhibition season support provided by Dav Fam Art Fund Cary Brown and Steven E. Epstein Paul and Deborah Chellgren Debra and Ronald Murphy Eleanor Bingham Miller

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Music & Lyrics by

ELTON JOHN & TIM RICE Additional Music & Lyrics by

LEBO M, MARK MANCINA, JAY RIFKIN, JULIE TAYMOR, HANS ZIMMER Book by

ROGER ALLERS & IRENE MECCHI Starring SPENCER PLACHY GERALD RAMSEY BUYI ZAMA NICK CORDILEONE JÜRGEN HOOPER BEN LIPITZ BRANDON A. MCCALL KAYLA CYPHERS KEITH BENNETT MARTINA SYKES ROBBIE SWIFT BRILYN JOHNSTON RICHARD A. PHILLIPS JR. WALTER RUSSELL III CELINA SMITH DEREK ADAMS KAYLA ROSE AIMABLE LEANNE ANTONIO ANDREW ARRINGTON WILLIAM JOHN AUSTIN ERIC BEAN, JR. KALILAH BLACK SASHA CAICEDO CHANTE CARMEL SEAN AARON CARMON THEMBELIHLE CELE ADRIANNE CHU DANIELA COBB ERYNN MARIE DICKERSON PAIGE FRASER TONY FREEMAN MUKELISIWE GOBA DEIDREA HALLEY WILLIAM JAMES JR. KOLIN JERRON JANE KING CHRISTOPHER L. MC KENZIE, JR. PHYLICIA PEARL MPASI NHLANHLA NDLOVU AARON NELSON SICELO NTSHANGASE YAEL PINEDA-HALL NATHAN ANDREW RILEY CHRISTOPHER SAMS JORDAN SAMUELS DARIAN SANDERS MPUME SIKAKANE KEVIN TATE COURTNEY THOMAS ZOLA WILLIAMS

Adapted from the screenplay by IRENE MECCHI & JONATHAN ROBERTS & LINDA WOOLVERTON Produced by

PETER SCHNEIDER & THOMAS SCHUMACHER

Scenic Design

Costume Design

Lighting Design

Mask & Puppet Design

RICHARD HUDSON

JULIE TAYMOR

DONALD HOLDER

JULIE TAYMOR & MICHAEL CURRY

Sound Design

Hair & Makeup Design

STEVE CANYON KENNEDY

MICHAEL WARD

Music Supervisor

CLEMENT ISHMAEL

Co-Producer

ANNE QUART

Associate Director

Associate Choreographer

JOHN STEFANIUK

MAREY GRIFFITH

General Manager

Technical Director

Production Stage Manager

Production Supervisor

THOMAS SCHLENK

PATRICK EVISTON

KARYN MEEK

DOC ZORTHIAN

Music Director

Associate Music Producer

Music Coordinator

Fight Director

JAMES DODGSON

ROBERT ELHAI

MICHAEL KELLER

RICK SORDELET

Music Produced for the Stage & Additional Score by

Additional Vocal Score, Vocal Arrangements & Choral Director

MARK MANCINA

LEBO M

Orchestrators

Casting

ROBERT ELHAI DAVID METZGER

BINDER CASTING/ MARK BRANDON, CSA

Choreography by

GARTH FAGAN ©Disney

Directed by

JULIE TAYMOR

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CAST

CAST IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE RAFIKI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Buyi Zama MUFASA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gerald Ramsey SARABI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chante Carmel ZAZU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jürgen Hooper SCAR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spencer Plachy YOUNG SIMBA (at certain performances) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Richard A. Phillips Jr., Walter Russell III YOUNG NALA (at certain performances) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brilyn Johnston, Celina Smith SHENZI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Martina Sykes BANZAI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Keith Bennett ED . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robbie Swift TIMON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nick Cordileone PUMBAA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ben Lipitz SIMBA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brandon A. McCall NALA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kayla Cyphers ENSEMBLE SINGERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Derek Adams, Kalilah Black, Chante Carmel, Thembelihle Cele, Daniela Cobb, Mukelisiwe Goba, William James Jr., Nhlanhla Ndlovu, Aaron Nelson, Sicelo Ntshangase, Christopher Sams, Darian Sanders, Mpume Sikakane ENSEMBLE DANCERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kayla Rose Aimable, Eric Bean, Jr., Sasha Caicedo, Sean Aaron Carmon, Adrianne Chu, Erynn Marie Dickerson, Paige Fraser, Jane King, Jordan Samuels, Kevin Tate, Courtney Thomas STANDBYS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCAR: William John Austin, Tony Freeman; ZAZU: Tony Freeman; TIMON: Tony Freeman; PUMBAA: William John Austin, Tony Freeman, UNDERSTUDIES (Understudies never substitute for listed players unless announced at the time of the performance) Rafiki–Thembelihle Cele, Mukelisiwe Goba, Mpume Sikakane; Mufasa–William James Jr., Aaron Nelson, Christopher Sams; Sarabi– Leanne Antonio, Deidrea Halley, Shenzi & Sarabi–Phylicia Pearl Mpasi; Zazu–Robbie Swift; Shenzi–Kalilah Black, Chante Carmel, Daniela Cobb, Phylicia Pearl Mpasi; Banzai–Derek Adams, Andrew Arrington, Nathan Andrew Riley; Ed–Andrew Arrington, William James Jr., Jordan Samuels; Timon–Robbie Swift; Pumbaa–Robbie Swift; Simba–Aaron Nelson, Darian Sanders; Nala–Leanne Antonio, Chante Carmel, Thembelihle Cele SWINGS Leanne Antonio, Andrew Arrington, Deidrea Halley, Kolin Jerron, Christopher L. Mc Kenzie, Jr., Phylicia Pearl Mpasi, Yael Pineda-Hall, Nathan Andrew Riley, Zola Williams DANCE CAPTAINS Deidrea Halley, Christopher L. Mc Kenzie, Jr. SPECIALTIES Circle of Life Vocals–Nhlanhla Ndlovu, Sicelo Ntshangase; Mouse Shadow Puppet–Sicelo Ntshangase; Ant Hill Lady–Jane King; Guinea Fowl–Eric Bean, Jr.; Buzzard Pole–Sean Aaron Carmon; Gazelle Wheel–Adrianne Chu; Gazelles–Eric Bean, Jr., Kevin Tate; Lioness Chant Vocal–Sicelo Ntshangase; Acrobatic Trickster–Jordan Samuels; Giraffe Shadow Puppets–William James Jr., Darian Sanders; Cheetah–Sasha Caicedo; Stilt Giraffe–Courtney Thomas; Scar Shadow Puppet–William James Jr., Christopher Sams, Darian Sanders; Simba Shadow Puppet–Derek Adams, Aaron Nelson, Sicelo Ntshangase; One By One Vocal–Mukelisiwe Goba, Sicelo Ntshangase; One By One Dance–Nhlanhla Ndlovu, Christopher Sams; Fireflies–Jane King; Pumbaa Pole Puppet–Sean Aaron Carmon; Nala Pole Puppet–Sasha Caicedo; Lioness/Hyena Shadow Puppets–Kalilah Black, Thembelihle Cele, Daniela Cobb, Mukelisiwe Goba, Nhlanhla Ndlovu, Mpume Sikakane. Thembelihle Cele, Mukelisiwe Goba, Nhlanhla Ndlovu, Sicelo Ntshangase, Mpume Sikakane and Buyi Zama are appearing with the permission of Actors’ Equity Association. TOURING ORCHESTRA Conductor–James Dodgson Associate Conductor–Karl Shymanovitz; Keyboard 1–Chris Neville; Assistant Conductor/Keyboard 2–Paul McCaffrey; Guitar–Robert Tye; Bass–Michael Brown; Drums–Phil Martin; Marimba–Mike Faue; Percussion–Stefan Monssen, Reuven Weizberg; Flutes–Darlene Drew; French Horn–Tim Riley. Music Coordinator–Michael Keller

Based on the Disney film

Directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff; Produced by Don Hahn Special thanks to all the artists and staff of Walt Disney Feature Animation


SCENES AND MUSICAL NUMBERS Scene 1 Scene 2 Scene 3 Scene 4 Scene 5 Scene 6 Scene 7 Scene 8 Scene 9 Scene 10 Scene 11 Scene 12 Scene 13

ACT ONE Pride Rock “Circle of Life” with “Nants’ Ingonyama”���������������������������������������������������������������������� Rafiki, Ensemble Scar’s Cave Rafiki’s Tree The Pridelands Scar’s Cave The Pridelands: “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Young Simba, Young Nala, Zazu, Ensemble Elephant Graveyard “Chow Down” ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Shenzi, Banzai, Ed Under the Stars “They Live in You”������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Mufasa, Ensemble Elephant Graveyard “Be Prepared”�����������������������������������������������������������������������������������Scar, Shenzi, Banzai, Ed, Ensemble The Gorge Pride Rock “Be Prepared” (Reprise)�����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Scar, Ensemble “Nao Tse Tsa”���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Rafiki, Sarabi, Young Nala Rafiki’s Tree The Desert/The Jungle “Hakuna Matata”������������������������������������������������������ Timon, Pumbaa, Young Simba, Simba, Ensemble

ACT TWO Entr’acte “One by One”������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Ensemble Scene 1 Scar’s Cave “The Madness of King Scar”����������������������������������������������������������� Scar, Zazu, Banzai, Shenzi, Ed, Nala Scene 2 The Pridelands “Shadowland”������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Nala, Rafiki, Ensemble Scene 3 The Jungle Scene 4 Under the Stars “Endless Night”������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Simba, Ensemble Scene 5 Rafiki’s Tree Scene 6 The Jungle “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” ������������������������������������������ Timon, Pumbaa, Simba, Nala, Ensemble “He Lives in You” (Reprise)��������������������������������������������������������������������������������Rafiki, Simba, Ensemble Scene 7 Pride Rock “King of Pride Rock”/“Circle of Life” (Reprise)��������������������������������������������������������������������������Ensemble THERE WILL BE ONE 15-MINUTE INTERMISSION

SONG CREDITS All songs by Elton John (music) and Tim Rice (lyrics) except as follows: “Circle of Life”: by Elton John (music) and Tim Rice (lyrics) with “Nants’ Ingonyama”: by Hans Zimmer and Lebo M; “He Lives in You” (“They Live in You”): Music and lyrics by Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, and Lebo M; “Nao Tse Tsa”: Music and lyrics by Jacques Loubelo; “One by One”: Music and lyrics by Lebo M; “Shadowland”: Music by Lebo M and Hans Zimmer, lyrics by Mark Mancina and Lebo M; “Endless Night”: Music by Lebo M, Hans Zimmer, and Jay Rifkin, lyrics by Julie Taymor; “King of Pride Rock”: Music by Hans Zimmer, lyrics by Lebo M ADDITIONAL SCORE Grasslands chant and Lioness chant by Lebo M; Rafiki’s chants by Tsidii Le Loka. WARNING The photographing or sound recording of any performance or the possession of any device for such photo­graphing or sound recording inside the theatre, without the written permission of the management, is prohibited by law. Offenders may be ejected and liable for damages and other lawful remedies.

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST SPENCER PLACHY (Scar) Broadway: Romeo & Juliet, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Off-Broadway: The Common Pursuit. Tours: Oklahoma! (Curly), Fiddler on the Roof. Tom Stoppard’s Rock ‘N’ Roll at The Alley Theatre, Private Lives at Riverside Theatre, Julius Caesar (Antony) at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, National Pastime at Bucks County Playhouse. The 39 Steps at Orlando Shakespeare Theater/Florida Rep. TV: “Shades of Blue” (NBC). Love to my beautiful wife, Laura! GERALD RAMSEY (Mufasa) is humbled to continue this journey across the continent with The Lion King. Born in Tacoma, Washington Raised in Aunu’u, American Samoa and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Proud graduate of the University of Hawaii/Hilo. Thankful for the support of friends and especially the love of my aiga. Honored to represent the pride that has come before us. Soifua. @ramsey.gt BUYI ZAMA (Rafiki). Birthplace: Kwa-Mashu, Durban, South Africa. Theatre: The Lion King (Broadway, West End, Las Vegas, Taipei, Johannesburg, Shanghai, Sydney, Melbourne, US National Tour) Other: Hans Zimmer Live European tour 2016, Awarded the 2004 MO Award for Female Musical Performer of the Year and nominated for the 2004 Best Female Actor Helpmann Award. Session singer and backing vocalist for international artists. Tweet her @BuyiZama. NICK CORDILEONE (Timon). Off-Broadway: Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd (Mint Theater), Hamlet (Theatre by the Blind). Regional: The Alchemist (Shakespeare Theatre Company); Lobby Hero (The Old Globe); Crime and Punishment (Cincinnati Playhouse and Actors Theatre); Henry VI, Richard III (Alabama Shakespeare Festival); Comedy of Errors, Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey). FILM: Step Up 2. IG: @milquetoastpoints LOVE: Amy, Hero, & Guthrie JÜRGEN HOOPER (Zazu). Broadway: Brighton Beach Memoirs. Chicago: Steppenwolf Theatre, Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Writers Theatre, Court Theatre, TimeLine Theatre Company, American Theatre Company, and Circle Theatre. Regional: Indiana Rep., Milwaukee Rep., Arden Theatre, and New Theatre. Film/TV: Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, Crisis, Suits, and the film Game Day. Love to Blair, Charlie and Madeline. BEN LIPITZ (Pumbaa). Over 6,000 performances as Pumbaa on Broadway/National Tour of Disney’s The Lion King. Stage: Michael in God of Carnage; Max Bialystock in The Producers (Walnut St. Theatre); Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof 12

(Broadway Live); Policy Pinkle in Red, Hot and Blue (Goodspeed Opera, PaperMill Playhouse); Just So (Goodspeed Opera); as well as ART; Dirty Blonde; Laughter on the 23rd Floor. TV: “Law & Order: SVU,” “The Sopranos,” “Law &Order,” “100 Centre Street,” “Homicide.” Film: The Giraffe and Find Me Guilty (with Vin Diesel and Peter Dinklage). Member of The Actors Studio. Love and kisses to Rosalie, Matthew and Mikaela. CalArts Alumnus. BRANDON A. MCCALL (Simba). Brandon is humbled to BE on Pride Rock! Proud native of Birmingham, AL and graduate of THE Alabama State University (BA in Theatre). Brandon is grateful to God, his wife, Denika and daughter, Bréa. Without them, he has no purpose. Much love and thanks to his mom (Josephine), sister (Lindi), family, manager (Lynne Marks) supporters, Red Mountain Theatre Company, Mark Brandon, Disney and family! In loving memory of Pastor Linda Whitt. Visit www.justbeingbam.com for credits and more. Instagram - @justbeingBAM KAYLA CYPHERS (Nala) is a Southern California native who is excited to join The Lion King family. She attained her BFA from AMDA LA and she has previously appeared in Bat Out Of Hell, The North American Tour/New York Engagement (Ensemble, Raven U/S) and Aida at John W. Engeman Theater (Aida). She would like to thank God and her family, friends, instructors and The Mine Talent Agency for their unconditional love and support. Matthew 17:20. KEITH BENNETT (Banzai). Broadway credits include Richie in A Chorus Line, BJ in OH, KAY!, Wonder Boy in The High Rollers, Horace in Olympus On My Mind, Banzai in The Lion King. Tours include: Dancin’, The Tap Dance Kid, Sophisticated Ladies, Five Guys Named Moe. Regional: Stand-Up Tragedy, Betsey Brown, Kiss Me Kate, Bo Bo’s, A Son Come Home. Show dedicated to wife Deidre and my lovely daughters Tyler and Jordan. Big shout out to my Lord God. MARTINA SYKES (Shenzi) is elated to be joining the Pridelands! Native of St. Petersburg, Fla. and graduate of the University of Florida. Favorite credits: Motown The Musical (Broadway and First National Tour), Raindogs, Rent and Hairspray. I would like to thank God, my family and friends for their unconditional love and support. Ephesians 3:20. Instagram: Ladysykes1 www.theheARTmission.org ROBBIE SWIFT (Ed/Understudy Pumbaa, Timon & Zazu) is honored and excited to return to The

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST Lion King family. Stage credits include Snoopy!, Rumbles, One Red Flower, Water Children, Our Town, Godspell. Film/Television: On The Run (Hyperboy), “Fastlane” (Fox), “Urban Graffiti” (Fox), “Scrubs” (NBC). Many thanks to God, Mom, Dad, The Starting Five, Family and Friends. Special thanks to Barry, Karen and Lois Yvonne. Robbie is a proud member of AEA, SAG and ASCAP. I dedicate this show to my beautiful wife, Lisa. You are my heart, my life, and my inspiration. Thanks for marrying me. BRILYN JOHNSTON (Young Nala at certain performances) is thrilled to be making her Broadway tour debut. Credits include various productions at Raleigh Area Children’s Theatre. Brilyn has a passion for performing and also enjoys piano, dance, and competing gymnastics with the USAG XCELL program. Brilyn loves her family, church family and friends! Instagram @planet_brilyn. CELINA SMITH (Young Nala at certain perfor­ mances) is a 9-year-old honor student from Atlanta and loves entertaining. She is overjoyed about joining The Lion King cast. Celina’s recent

achievements include professional voice-over work and outstanding showcases with AGI Entertainment. Celina is thankful for her family and Natarsha Garcia for their support. Follow her on Instagram @littlecelinasmith RICHARD A. PHILLIPS JR. (Young Simba at certain performances) is thrilled to be making his Broadway debut! He is a bi-lingual (English/ Mandarin) student from Queens, NY and is grateful to God, his Parents & family, friends and Peggy at The SquarePeg Group, Inc. Thank you Bonnie Shumofsky, Avenues The World School, Abrams. Recent work: “Sesame Street,” Nickelodeon, “Power” (Starz). Instagram: @razps WALTER RUSSELL III (Young Simba at certain performances) was seen bringing his Harlem Swag to Nickelodeon’s “Lip Sync Battle Shorties” and Everytown for Gun Safety’s video “Enough!” featuring the music of Sia and his NDI peers. Thank you to his PUSH Dance Company, DST village, Agape family, GiGi, Tia and Mom for a ton of support! IG @WR3HRLM.

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST DEREK ADAMS (Ensemble/Understudy Banzai) is originally from Connecticut, and is thrilled to be joining the cast of The Lion King. Favorite credits include starring in VEGAS! The Show at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas. Regional: Sister Act, Hairspray, Little Shop of Horrors and the world premiere of Disney’s When You Wish. @derekadamsmusic KAYLA ROSE AIMABLE (Ensemble). Glory! Theater: The Wiz, Arkansas Repertory, The Color Purple, West Coast Black Theater Troupe, Hairspray, Royal Caribbean. She would like to Thank God, family, and mentors for all of their love and support. Psalm 23. LEANNE ANTONIO (Swing/Understudy Nala & Sarabi). Regional credits include: Disaster (starring Seth Rudetsky), All Shook Up, The Crucible. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, and so grateful to be on The Lion King tour! ANDREW ARRINGTON (Swing/Understudy Banzai and Ed). Regional premiere of Kander & Ebb’s Scottsboro Boys. The Lion King Las Vegas. Nat’l tours: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling

Bee, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. New York: Showboat (Carnegie Hall), Godspell (workshop), Disney’s High School Musical 2, Respect (NYSAF). TV: CBS’ “My Broadway Debut.” University of Michigan. WILLIAM JOHN AUSTIN (Standby Scar & Pumbaa) is thrilled to be joining The Lion King family. New York Theater: Measure for Measure, On the Verge. Regional: Trinity Rep, Hartford Stage. MFA – Brown/Trinity Rep. A voice over artist, most recently the voice of Nigel, the Xyzal Owl. WilliamJohnAustin.com ERIC BEAN, JR. (Ensemble) Originally from Bermuda, Eric attended the University of the Arts (Phila. PA) where he received his BFA in Dance Education & Choreography. A finalist in the Philadelphia A.W.A.R.D.S. competition, Mr. Bean has taught and choreographed nationally & internationally; offering master classes /workshops whenever available. Credits: Koresh Dance Co, Don Arden’s Jubilee!, Viking Ocean. Regional: The Little Mermaid, Beauty & the Beast, Once on this Island. IG: EBJDANCE

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST KALILAH BLACK (Ensemble/Understudy Shenzi) is from the Bronx, NY. She holds a B.F.A. from NCA&TSU (AGGIE PRIDE!). She’s so happy to be back on tour after joining the Broadway cast. Some of her favorite past principal regional credits now include A Wonder in My Soul, The Wiz, The Color Purple and Born For This. She is humbled by her friends’ and family’s unwavering support on her artistic quest. Such gratitude to the most high! IG:@KalilahBlack www.KalilahBlack.com SASHA CAICEDO (Ensemble) was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She trained at New World School of the Arts for both the HS and BFA program. Sasha has performed on stages such as the San Francisco Opera House, Adrienne Arsht Center, The Fillmore, Perez Art Museum, Lincoln Theater. She is forever grateful to have the opportunity of traveling and being on stage with such a company. CHANTE CARMEL (Sarabi/Understudy Nala & Shenzi). Broadway: Motown. National Tours: Waitress, Motown, Dirty Dancing, Rent. Regional: Dreamgirls. TV/FILM: “New Girl,” “ER,” “A Different World,” “Buppies,” A Beautiful Soul. Songwriter: “Live Your Dreams” from Save the Last Dance. Thanks! God, amazing parents, family/friends, FSE. Instagram: @iamchantecarmel SEAN AARON CARMON (Ensemble). Originially from Beaumont, TX, Sean graduated from the Ailey/Fordham BFA Program and danced with the Ailey company for 7 years. Broadway: 2010’s La Cage aux Folles (Originated the role of Phaedra, Swing), The Phantom of the Opera. Guest artist: Cape Dance Company in South Africa and Joshua Beamish/MOVEthecompany. Sean was a 2017 Joffrey Ballet Winning Works award recipient, creates original work, and teaches master classes around the world. IG: @hookedonsean THEMBELIHLE CELE (Ensemble/Understudy Nala & Rafiki). Born in Durban, South Africa. Credits Include: The Nat & Natalie Show with Colin Penn, Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses, Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors, Disney’s The Lion King (U.K., Ireland Tour and US Nat’l Tour), #D23EXPO 2017. Trained with the Flatfoot Dance Company. TV Appearance: “ETV Popstars 2010.” She gives thanks to God and family. Instagram: lihlecele91 Twitter: cele_lihle ADRIANNE CHU (Ensemble) is beyond excited to join the cast of The Lion King! Favorite Credits: 1st Nat’l Tour of Finding Neverland (Wendy), LCT’s The King and I. Marymount Manhattan College, BFA

Dance. Thank you to her Family, Max, DHA and Friends for their constant love & support! www. adriannechu.com @achugblessyou DANIELA COBB (Ensemble/Understudy Shenzi) is a graduate of Alabama State University. Theatre: The Odyssey; Disney’s Beauty and the Beast; The Wiz; The Winter’s Tale; Roe (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); The First Noel (Kenny Leon’s True Colors); Freak Friday (Horizon Theatre Co.); Black Nativity; For Colored Girls…; Dreamgirls; (Cloverdale Playhouse) and The Color Purple. ERYNN MARIE DICKERSON (Ensemble) began her artistic studies at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy, where she was cast in various musical theater productions at the Freud and Geffen Playhouse. She then graduated from Fordham University and the Alvin Ailey school with a B.F.A. and a minor in communications. Since then she has appeared in various print ads, TV shows, commercials, music videos, and films. PAIGE FRASER (Ensemble). A Bronx native and graduate of Ailey/Fordham BFA. She danced professionally with Ailey II, Visceral Dance Chicago and Deeply Rooted Dance Theater. In 2016 she was featured in an Intel commercial. She is a Princess Grace Award recipient (2016) and Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” (2017). Theatre Credit: West Side Story (Lyric Opera). Ms. Fraser is thrilled to be joining the Pridelands. IG: @lovingthispaige www.paigefraser.net TONY FREEMAN (Standby Scar, Zazu, Timon & Pumbaa) played Zazu on Broadway and across the country for over 3,000 performances. Now he loves also getting to play Scar, Timon, and Pumbaa. He did Tony Kushner’s musical Caroline, or Change in Los Angeles and San Francisco with the original Broadway cast. Tony has performed guest roles on both “Law and Order” (twice) and “Law and Order, SVU.” MUKELISIWE GOBA (Ensemble/Understudy Rafiki) was born in Durban, South Africa. Training: Mbongeni Ngema’s Academy. Credits: K-Cap, Umoja, and The Lion King (Madrid, Gazelle Tour and Broadway). Television: “Code Black,” “Telethon” (France) and “40 Principals” (Madrid). She was a back-up vocalist for South African Gospel star Rebecca Malope. Mukelisiwe thanks her family for their constant support. DEIDREA HALLEY (Swing/Dance Captain/ Understudy Sarabi) is proud to be from Toronto, Canada. Favorite credits include; The Lion King (1st National Tour, Broadway, Las Vegas, West End and

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST Toronto Companies), We Will Rock You (Mirvish), Cabaret (Stratford Festival) and Chicago (Stage West). Endless thanks to my incredible family and my husband BillyD. Continuous gratitude to God always. WILLIAM JAMES JR. (Ensemble/Understudy Ed & Mufasa). Proudly from the South-side of Chicago, William is a multifaceted vocalist, actor, blogger & human-rights advocate. Past works include Disney’s The Lion King (1st Natl. Tour & Las Vegas) and workshops of Lin Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking musical Hamilton. Will feels blessed to share The Lion King’s transcendent & necessary messages of community, love, struggle, healing & hope. Forever love to God, Mom, Dad, Mike, Grandpapa & my phenomenal wife, Deidrea. Follow on IG @billydsings KOLIN JERRON (Swing) St. Louis, MO native! Kolin has performed in Las Vegas, LA, NYC and with Royal Caribbean overseas. Glory to GOD! To my family and number one fan, my mom, love you always. Grateful to be joining The Lion King family! JANE KING (Ensemble). An Atlanta native, Jane danced for The Metropolitan Opera and Lustig Dance Theatre. Scholarships: The Ailey School, Atlanta Dance and Music Academy. Pictured in The Ballerina’s Little Black Book. Thanks, Pamela! Follow @janealexandriaking CHRISTOPHER L. MC KENZIE, JR. (Swing/Dance Captain). A native of Miami, FL. Education: New World School of the Arts College. Training: The Ailey School. Professional Credits: Dallas Black Dance Theatre, The Las Vegas Contemporary, Festival of The Lion King, The Lion King Gazelle Tour. Thanks to family & friends for support. PHYLICIA PEARL MPASI (Swing/Understudy Shenzi & Sarabi) A native of Silver Spring, MD, Phylicia is ecstatic to be back in the Pridelands. BFA Elon University (MT15.) Credits: Lydia and the Troll (Lydia), Parade, Ragtime, All Shook Up, RENT, Into the Woods. In loving memory of Simon Mpasi. For Ma Talamaku. Love to LT 10! IG/Twitter: @phyliciapearl #thelionswing Beto Bayayi! Proverbs 4:23. NHLANHLA NDLOVU (Ensemble). Born in Durban, owed to the world. Having recently joined theatre, Nhlanhla made his big break when he joined The Lion King’s Spain production in 2016. Ideal: Faith. Humility. Hard work. All Glory belongs to God. AARON NELSON (Ensemble, Understudy Simba & Mufasa). Proud Chicagoan. BA in Arts

Management from Columbia College Chicago. Regional theater credits include columbinus 2.0 (ATC), RENT (ATC) and Dreamgirls (Theater 47). Television credits include “Chicago Fire” (NBC), “Unforgettable” (CBS), “The Breaks” (VH1). Love to his wife, son, daughter, parents and family. Dedicates this performance to his uncle Dr. Larry E. Ross. SICELO NTSHANGASE (Ensemble). Originally from Mpumalanga Delmas in South Africa, Sicelo formed a band with close family friends in 2012, performing at weddings and events. In 2016 he took part in DStv’s choir singing show “Clash of the Choirs” and in 2017 he joined The Lion King’s Madrid Production. YAEL PINEDA-HALL (Swing) The Lion King on Broadway, Gazelle Tour, Singapore, London, Shanghai, Melbourne, Sydney (2003–2018) A Christmas Carol, NC (2013 & 14); The Festival Of The Lion King (2007–08) Disneyland Hong Kong; Philippine Musical Theatre shows (2000-03); Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company World (1985–1994). NATHAN ANDREW RILEY (Swing/Understudy Banzai). National Tour: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. New York: The Radio City Christmas Spectacular; High Button Shoes (Encores!). Regional: The Scottsboro Boys (Phoenix Theatre); In The Heights, Shrek (Pacific Conservatory Theatre). CHRISTOPHER SAMS (Ensemble/Understudy Mufasa) is honored to share in this legacy. Nat’l Tours: Ragtime (Coalhouse Walker Jr.), Rock of Ages (Mayor/Ja’Keith), The Color Purple (Ensemble/ Buster). Regional: Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Drury Lane Theater). Many thanks to Shirley Hamilton Talent and the ever endearing Lowery-Harts. JORDAN SAMUELS (Ensemble/Understudy Ed). Broadway: Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. 1st national tour Newsies. Dance: Rasta Thomas’ Bad Boys of Dance. Thanks to The Lion King creative team, Disney, Binder Casting, Barry Kolker and family for love and support. DARIAN SANDERS (Ensemble/Understudy Simba). Broadway tour debut; Regional credits: Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus), Hairspray (Seaweed), Songs For A New World (Man One). Glory to Jesus Christ and endless love to Jessica/Titus (wife/son), family, friends, and Peggy@TheSquarePegGroup,Inc. IG/Twitter: @_DarianSanders_ MPUME SIKAKANE (Ensemble/Understudy Rafiki) has worked with renowned writer, producer,

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST director M’bongeni Ngema since 1989. Toured internationally with The Zulu and released album Babaka Mdudu in 2002. Love and thanks to God, Simon, Thandekile, and family. KEVIN TATE (Ensemble). From Washington DC, raised in Brooklyn NY. PPAS HS & UNCSA, BFA. Originated Jackie Thibodeaux in Caroline, or Change. Kyle Abraham, Complexions Contemporary Ballet & Collage Dance Collective. Thank you God, Ben Harney, Lamont O’Neil, Jamel Gaines & MSA. I owe everything to my Nana, Carolyn Flowers. @KevinRTate COURTNEY THOMAS (Ensemble) is incredibly humbled to be rejoining The Lion King National Tour. Born in Atlanta, Ga he began dancing at North Atlanta High School at 16 under the direction of Tracy Vogt and immediately fell in love with arts. He studied dance at AREA (Atlanta’s Resource for Entertainment and Arts) under the direction of Jai Jones and is humbled that The Lion King is his first Professional work as a dancer. ZOLA WILLIAMS (Swing) is from Bowie, Maryland. BFA from The University of the Arts. Credits: Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, Ted 2, The Lion King (Las Vegas, 2009), “Dancing with the Stars,” “37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.” IG: @pilatesbyzola JULIE TAYMOR (Director, Costume Design, Mask/ Puppet Co-Design, Additional Lyrics) won the 1998 Tony® Award for Best Direction of a Musical and for Best Costumes for The Lion King. It also garnered Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards for Taymor’s direction; three Moliere Awards, including Best Musical and Best Costumes; and myriad awards for her original

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costume, mask and puppet designs. Taymor made her Broadway debut in 1996 with Juan Darien: A Carnival Mask (Lincoln Center), nominated for five Tony Awards®. Other theatre work includes The Green Bird (New Victory Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, the Cort Theater on Broadway); Titus Andronicus; The Tempest; The Taming of the Shrew (Theatre for a New Audience); The Transposed Heads (Lincoln Center and American Music Theatre Festival); Liberty’s Taken (Castle Hill Festival); and Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark (Hilton Theatre on Broadway). Her opera productions include the Pulitzer finalist, Grendel, composed by Elliot Goldenthal (Los Angeles Opera and the Lincoln Center Festival); Mozart’s Die Zauberflote, in repertory at the Metropolitan Opera since 2004; and Oedipus Rex with Jessye Norman, conducted by Seiji Ozawa, for which she earned the International Classical Music Award for Best Opera Production and an Emmy® for a subsequent film version. Her first film “Fool’s Fire,” an adaptation of an Edgar Allan Poe short story, aired on PBS in 1992. Her feature films include Titus, starring Anthony Hopkins and Jessica Lange; Frida, starring Salma Hayek and Alfred Molina (six 2002 Academy Award® nominations, winning two); Across the Universe (2008 Golden Globe® nomination for Best Musical/Comedy); and The Tempest, starring Helen Mirren. She recently directed the play Grounded, starring Anne Hathaway at the Public Theater and completed a cinematic version of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, filmed during her stage production that ran at Theatre for a New Audience’s new home in Brooklyn. Taymor has received a MacArthur “genius” Grant, a Guggenheim Fellowship, two Obie Awards and the first annual Dorothy B. Chandler Award in

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Elton established the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which today is one of the leading nonprofit HIV/ AIDS organizations. In 1998, the Queen of England knighted him Sir Elton John, CBE. In 2004, Elton received the Kennedy Center Honor for his lifetime contributions to American culture and excellence through the performing arts. In 2013, Elton was honored as the first recipient of the prestigious BRITs Icon Award. TIM RICE (Lyrics) has worked in music, theatre and films since 1965 when he met Andrew Lloyd Webber, a fellow struggling songwriter. Rather than pursue Tim’s ambitions to write rock or pop songs they turned their attention to Andrew’s obsession – musical theatre. Their first collaboration (lyrics by Tim, music by Andrew) was an unsuccessful show based on the life of Dr. Barnardo, the Victorian philanthropist, The Likes of Us. Their next three works together were much more successful – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita. Tim has also worked with other distinguished popular composers such as Elton John (The Lion King, Aida), Alan Menken (Aladdin, King David, Beauty and the

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is the composer and co-producer of the Legend of Tarzan theme song, “Opar;” and the Disney television special “People.” He has performed on the Academy Awards® and the Essence Awards Show, with Vanessa Redgrave at Kthimi-The Return in Kosovo, and been honored by Artists for a Free South Africa. MARK MANCINA (Additional Music & Lyrics, Music Produced for the Stage, Additional Score). A Tony® nominee and multi-platinum, three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning composer, Mr. Mancina produced songs for Disney’s blockbuster animated feature film, and proved a uniquely qualified choice to produce the music for the stage production of The Lion King. The 1994 film’s critical and box office success spawned the hit album Rhythm of the Pride Lands, for which he co-wrote and produced multiple tracks, including “He Lives in You” and “Shadowland,” songs featured in the stage production. In addition to his songwriting and producing achievements, he is a seasoned film score composer. Mr. Mancina’s credits include mega-hits Moana, Training Day, Speed, Twister, Bad Boys, Tarzan, and August Rush among many others.

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST ROGER ALLERS (Book) makes his Broadway debut with co-author Irene Mecchi, with this Tony®nominated book, adapted from the animated feature, which he co-directed. Mr. Allers has been instrumental in shaping the structure and dialogue for many Disney animated features since 1988, including Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Oliver and Company, Rescuers Down Under and the first CGI movie, Tron. He directed the Academy Award® nominated short The Little Matchgirl for Disney and co-directed the 2006 animated feature Open Season for Sony Studios. Prior to working with Disney, he created animation on children’s programs and features for studios in Boston, Toronto and Tokyo. Mr. Allers wrote and directed the 2015 animated adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, a book of philosophical poetry. Currently, he is writing an original musical for the stage. IRENE MECCHI (Book) began her association with Disney in March 1992, when she wrote Recycle Rex, the 1994 Environmental Media Award-winning animated short. Irene shares a screenplay credit on Disney’s animated features The Lion King, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Hercules. Along with co-author Roger Allers, she received a 1998 Tony® nomination for writing the book for The Lion King. Irene wrote the teleplay for ABC’s “Annie.” She shares a writing credit on Disney Pixar’s Brave, which won the Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature in 2013. Irene wrote the teleplay for NBC’s “Peter Pan Live!” and recently developed television projects with NBC Universal and Netflix. She is currently working on a stage musical for Universal Stage Productions. Irene would like to thank the cast, crew, creative team and executives who keep The Lion King roaring ‘round the world. GARTH FAGAN (Choreographer) is the recipient of the 1998 Tony Award®, the 2000 Laurence Olivier Award (London, UK) and the 2004 Helpmann Award (Australia) for Best Choreography in a musical as well as the Drama Desk Award, the Astaire Award and the Outer Critics Circle Award for his work on The Lion King. Mr. Fagan was born in Kingston, Jamaica, where he received the Prime Minister’s Award, a Special Gold Musgrave Medal for his “Contribution to the World of Dance and Dance Theater” and in 2001, he received the Order of Distinction in the rank of Commander. For more than 47 years he has toured the world with Garth Fagan Dance. On television the company has appeared on “Great Performances,” “The Tonight Show” and the Academy Awards®. Mr. Fagan forged his own dance language and technique

from Afro-Caribbean, ballet and post-modern dance, and has choreographed for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem, the Jose Limon Company, the New York City Ballet and others. In addition, he choreographed Joseph Papp’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and directed and choreographed the Duke Ellington street opera, Queenie Pie at the Kennedy Center. A Chancellor’s Award-winning Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of the State University of New York, his awards include the 2001 Samuel H. Scripps American Dance Festival Award, a Bessie Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Fulbright 50th Anniversary Distinguished Fellow. In 2001 he was the recipient of the Golden Plate Award and inducted into the American Academy of Achievement. He was selected in 2012 as an “Irreplaceable Dance Treasure” by The Dance Heritage Coalition. In 2017, Mr. Fagan received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Dance Guild.​ RICHARD HUDSON (Scenic Design) was born in Zimbabwe and educated in Zimbabwe and England. In 1988 he won a Laurence Olivier Award for designing a season of seven plays at the Old Vic Theatre, London. His set designs for The Lion King have won numerous awards, including a Tony® in 1998. He is a Royal Designer for Industry (RDI). In 2003 he won the Gold Medal for Set Design at the Prague Quadriennale, and in 2005 he was given an honorary doctorate by the University of Surrey. He has designed sets and costumes for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre, the Young Vic and the Gate, London. In opera he has worked at the Royal Opera, English National Opera, La Scala Milan, Metropolitan Opera New York, Opera National de Paris, Lyric Opera Chicago, Staatsoper Vienna, Glyndebourne Festival Opera and in Zurich, Munich, Amsterdam, Venice, Florence, Turin, Bregenz, Houston and Washington. He designed American Ballet Theatre’s current productions of The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty, Romeo and Juliet for National Ballet of Canada, and La Bayadère and Le Coq D’or for Royal Danish Ballet. DONALD HOLDER (Lighting Design) received the 1998 Tony®, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for The Lion King (Broadway) and the Moliere Award for The Lion King (Paris). Broadway: Over fifty productions, including: Anastasia; She Loves Me (2016 revival); The King and I (2015 revival); The Bridges of Madison County; Golden Boy; South Pacific (2008 Tony Award®); Oslo, Ragtime, Les Liasons Dangereuses; A Streetcar

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST Named Desire; Gem of the Ocean; Movin’ Out; Juan Darien (all Tony® nominated); On The Twentieth Century; You Can’t Take It With You; SpidermanTurn Off the Dark; Promises, Promises; Annie (2012 revival); Arcadia; Come Fly Away; Cyrano de Bergerac; The Little Dog Laughed; Thoroughly Modern Millie; The Boy from Oz; and many others. Television: “Smash” seasons one and two, NBC/ DreamWorks. Education: Yale School Of Drama, Head of Lighting Design, Rutgers University. MICHAEL CURRY (Mask & Puppet CoDesign). Over 25 years Michael has worked widely as a visual and concept designer for numerous companies, such as Disney Theme Parks and Theatrical Productions, Cirque du Soleil, The Metropolitan Opera, seven Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Universal Studios Theme Parks and many others. He collaborates regularly with visionary directors and producers. Mr. Curry has received many prestigious awards, including several for his work on Broadway, Olympic ceremonies, and his continued innovations in the fields of scenic visual effects, and puppetry design. In the music industry Michael is known for his innovative designs for Michael Jackson, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and countless others. Michael Curry Design, Inc. is comprised of 50 innovative designers and fabricators who conceive and produce state of the art creations for live entertainment. His studio is located in Portland, Oregon.​ MICHAEL WARD (Hair & Makeup Design) designs for opera and theatre. For Disney: The Lion King (Broadway and others) and Der Glöckner von Notre Dame (Berlin). Other work has been seen in Britain, The United States, Holland, France, Japan, Israel and Portugal. Along with his design work in theatre, he works as a garden and landscape designer. STEVE CANYON KENNEDY (Sound Design) was the production engineer on such Broadway shows as Cats, Starlight Express, Song & Dance, The Phantom of the Opera, Carrie and Aspects of Love. Broadway sound design credits include On Your Feet, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill (Tony Award®), Hands On A Hardbody (Drama Desk Award), Jesus Christ Superstar, Catch Me If You Can, Guys and Dolls, Mary Poppins, The Lion King, Jersey Boys (Drama Desk Award), Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays, Hairspray, The Producers, Aida, Titanic, Big, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Carousel and The Who’s Tommy (Drama Desk Award).​ HANS ZIMMER (Additional Music & Lyrics) received the Oscar®, Golden Globe® and two

GRAMMY® Awards for his original film score for the film version of The Lion King. Zimmer has scored more than 120 films and television shows. Most recently, Zimmer composed the score for Christopher Nolan’s critically acclaimed film Dunkirk. Other notable scores of Zimmer’s include Gladiator, The Thin Red Line, As Good as It Gets, Rain Man, The Dark Knight trilogy, Inception, Thelma and Louise, Black Hawk Down and The Last Samurai. This summer, Zimmer completed a highly successful, critically acclaimed tour across Europe and the U.S. JAY RIFKIN (Additional Music & Lyrics). The GRAMMY ® Award-winning producer, together with producing and composing partner Hans Zimmer, created Media Ventures, a multifaceted entertainment group that includes music, new media, film and television. Their partnership has earned them numerous awards and nominations, including Academy Award® nominations, for the film scores of Driving Miss Daisy, Rain Man and The Lion King. Following the success of The Lion King, Jay conceived and produced the gold-selling follow-up album Rhythm of the Pride Lands. He is

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST also chairman of Media Revolution and a founder of the film production company Media Ventures Pictures. JOHN STEFANIUK (Associate Director). A native of Toronto, Canada, John studied theatre at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Upon leaving school, John worked as an actor and voice over artist in both Canada and the U.K. He can be heard in many cartoons and commercials as well as being heard as the voice of the Cartoon Network. He has taught, directed and guest lectured for many theatre schools and colleges in Toronto, New York and London including the Royal Academy of Music, Sylvia Young Theatre School and Duke University. For three years John was the Artistic Director for Stagedoor Manor in New York directing many productions including Side Show, Sweeney Todd and A Midsummer Night’s Dream starring Natalie Portman and Bryce Howard. John has worked as Resident Director for Cameron Macintosh and JAR Productions on Hey Mr. Producer! and for Disney’s The Lion King at London’s Lyceum Theatre as well as the American National Tour. John is thrilled to be continuing his work with this incredible company.​ MAREY GRIFFITH (Associate Choreographer). A native New Yorker, Miss Griffith toured worldwide with the acclaimed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater as a featured dancer/soloist. Other guest appearances include Déjà vu Dance Theatre, and the Spoleto festival in Italy. Miss Griffith worked as co-choreographer on the star-studded production of The Wizard of Oz in concert at Avery Fisher Hall with Nathan Lane, Joel Grey, Jewel and Natalie Cole. She has also appeared in numerous soap operas, commercials and voice-overs. Since joining the creative team of The Lion King in August of 2000, Miss Griffith has been mounting and maintaining numerous productions worldwide. She feels incredibly honored to be working with choreographer Garth Fagan.​ CLEMENT ISHMAEL (Music Supervisor) is a conductor, composer and arranger. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Royal Conservatory of Music, where he specialized in composition and conducting as well as singing with Joyce Britten. He was Associate Conductor of the Royal Conservatory of Music Choirs under the tutelage of Denise Nacisse-Mair. After graduating he continued his studies in conducting and composition at the Guildhall School of Music in London. Conducting credits include: Abbey Players

Opera Company, Ad Astra Chorus, Addison Jazz Ensemble and West London Gospel Choir. He also conducted the new ballet Awakening at Sadlers Wells. West End credits include: Five Guys Named Moe, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Smokey Joe’s Cafe and Soul Train. He has also directed and arranged the music for numerous shows which include: Sweet Lorraine, Up Against the Wall, The Amen Corner, The Grape Vine, The Cavalcaders and Gem of the Ocean at the Tricycle Theatre. His classical compositions and arrangements have been performed worldwide as well as being broadcast by BBC Television and Radio. His first Opera, Looking at the Sun, was performed at the Battersea Arts Centre, and his opera Grazyna was performed at the Royal Opera House’s Lindbury Studio. Clement’s latest commission, for the London Piano Trio, was debuted at the Capri Music Festival in Italy. He also successfully performed in concert his new album Poetry in Song at the Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto. There are plans for further performances in London, Paris and New York. His next major composition is his third Opera, Antigone, with the Canadian librettist Mel Coop. ROBERT ELHAI (Associate Music Producer, Orchestrator). This Tony® and Drama Desk nominee has arranged and orchestrated Oscar®, GRAMMY®, and Emmy®-winning music for composers Elliot Goldenthal (Juan Darien, Frida), Alan Menken (“Galavant”), Brian Tyler (Iron Man 3, Fast and Furious series) and many others. His compositions have graced theater and concert stages around the world. robertelhai.com DAVID METZGER (Orchestrator). Along with his work on The Lion King, for which he was nominated for Tony® and Drama Desk Awards, Dave is orchestrating the upcoming Broadway production of Frozen. Perhaps best known for his work in film, he has arranged and orchestrated over 60 movies, including Frozen, Moana, Tarzan, The Avengers, How to Train Your Dragon (1 and 2), August Rush and Planes (1 and 2). davemetzgermusic.com. MICHAEL KELLER (Music Coordinator) has been a musician for more than 35 years. He was a conductor/drummer for Marvin Hamlisch. Music Coordination for Taboo, Wicked, The Boy From Oz, Avenue Q, Gypsy, Andrea Bocelli tours; Mamma Mia!, Aida, Imaginary Friends, Man of La Mancha, Dance of the Vampires, Sweet Smell of Success, Cinderella, The Wild Party (MTC), Marlene, The Gershwins’ Fascinating Rhythm, You’re a Good Man

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST Charlie Brown, Barbra Streisand Concerts (1994 and 2001), The Goodbye Girl. JAMES DODGSON (Music Director/Conductor) is based in New York and has worked on productions throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Australia and in London’s West End. Theater: Newsies (US tour and film at the Pantages Theatre Hollywood), Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast, Les Miserables, Chicago, Miss Saigon, The Phantom of the Opera, The Secret Garden, On a Clear Day, Peter Pan (conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra). Royal National Theatre: Oh What a Lovely War & The Villains Opera. Music Director on over 45 productions for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Love to Dad & Vanessa. CHRISTOPH BUSKIES (Electronic Music Programming). Christoph’s revolutionary music system KeyComp has been successfully implemented in Disney’s The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid and Stage Entertainment’s Sister Act. KeyComp generates the best live sound in modern musicals. More information available through: www.keycomp.com. AMEENAH KAPLAN (Resident Director) is a graduate of the Academy of Art University Film School and attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Directing credits: The Wiz at First Stage, Meet Vera Stark at Purdue University, How to Break at Village Theatre, Lydia & the Troll at Seattle Rep, The Royale at ACT Theatre and Noah Wylie’s Young Playwrights Festival. Her short film, Man With a Movie Camera, premiered at Hollyshorts Film Festival in 2014. She also directed The American Failure to multiple film festivals and awards. Kaplan has choreographed for stage and TV, including The Grammy® Awards and “Dancing with the Stars.” She is the recipient of NAACP, LA Weekly, Gregory, and Ovation Awards for choreography. GEOFF MYERS (Resident Dance Supervisor) has been on Broadway or on tour with The Lion King since 2003. His titles have included ensemble male dancer, male dancer swing, fight and dance captain, and most recently a four-year stint as Resident Dance Supervisor for The Lion King Gazelle Tour. The Lion King Rafiki Tour marks Geoff’s 5th Lion King company. Before joining The Lion King, Geoff enjoyed a long and successful career as a concert dancer with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Geoff has worked with some of the dance worlds most renown choreographers Twyla Tharp, Nacho Duato, Ohad Naharin, David Parsons, and Danny Ezralow to name a few. Geoff brings more 28

than 20 years dance performance experience to his position as resident dance director. KARYN MEEK (Production Stage Manager) is thrilled to be joining The Lion King. Broadway: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Elf, Fiddler on the Roof, RENT, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Tours: Hello, Dolly!, The Drowsy Chaperone, Chicago, 9 to 5, La Cage Aux Folles. Off Broadway/ Regional: …Great Comet… (Kazino, ART), The Royale, Preludes (LCT) as well as Classic Stage Company, Primary Stages, Playwright’s Horizons, The Vineyard Theatre, Dallas Summer Musicals, TUTS, TOTS, Pantages Theatre, Starlight Theatre. Six seasons at Pittsburgh CLO. Proud AEA member. BETH BORNSTEIN (Stage Manager). National Tours: The Lion King (since 2004), Bring in ’da Noise…., Cinderella; Jekyll & Hyde; Annie 20th Anniversary Tour. Broadway: Damn Yankees!, Arcadia, The Red Shoes, A Christmas Carol, Annie (ACM), Jekyll & Hyde (ACM), Off-Broadway: Cowgirls. Proud member of AEA & IATSE. BRIAN HASAL (Assistant Stage Manager) is proud to be back with The Lion King. Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular (ASM), JabbaWockeeZ – Prism (PSM), and The Lion King – Los Angeles, Cheetah & Gazelle companies (ASM). All my love to family and friends for their support and patience, and thanks to Stan for the lesson in responsibility. VANESSA DODGSON-THOMAS (Assistant Stage Manager). Off-Broadway: A Clockwork Orange (NWS). NY Lab: Home Street Home (Alchemation). West End: School of Rock, Aladdin, Beautiful, Charlie, A Chorus Line, Les Misérables, Grease, Billy Elliot, Woman In White, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Punchdrunk: The Drowned Man, Sleep No More (Shanghai). KRISTIN NEWHOUSE (Sub Stage Manager). Broadway and touring credits include: The Lion King; Mary Poppins; Kinky Boots; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. Various Corporate, TV and Special Events include directing “Gypsy of the Year” and “The Easter Bonnet Competition” for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. CAROLYN M. LAWSON (Physical Therapy) is founder and CEO of Neurosport & NEURO TOUR, leaders in performing arts medicine. We are honored to be part of this amazing Rafiki Tour. BINDER CASTING/MARK BRANDON, CSA (Casting). Binder Casting, now part of RWS Entertainment Group, was founded by Jay Binder, CSA in 1984. Binder Casting has cast over 80 Broadway productions, dozens of National Tours, off-Broadway shows, full seasons for over 25 regional theatres,

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WHO’S WHO IN THE CAST Gerald Ramsey as “Mufasa” in THE LION KING North American Tour. ©Disney. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

as well as feature films, episodic television and commercials. Binder has cast for Encores! at New York City Center since its inception in 1994. The office was also featured in the documentary, Every Little Step. Binder Casting is a twelve–time recipient of the Artios Award. www.bindercasting.com CHRIS MONTAN (Executive Music Producer) joined Disney in 1984 and is currently president of Walt Disney Music. Under his guidance as head of music, soundtracks from nine theatrical releases (Cocktail, Beaches, The Little Mermaid, Pretty Woman, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Pocahontas, and Tarzan) were certified multiplatinum. Additionally, the Studio received GRAMMY®, Golden Globe® and Academy Award® recognition for many of its music entries. Most recently he served as executive producer of the Wonderful World of Disney’s production of Annie, as well as a producer with the television production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, which was nominated for seven Emmy Awards. DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS, a division of The Walt Disney Studios, was formed in 1994 and operates under the direction of Thomas Schumacher. Worldwide, its 10 Broadway titles have been seen by nearly 200 million theatergoers and have been nominated for 60 Tony® Awards, winning Broadway’s highest honor 20 times. With 20 productions currently produced or licensed, a Disney musical is being performed professionally somewhere on the planet virtually every hour of the day. The company’s inaugural production, Beauty and the Beast, opened in 1994. It played a remarkable 13 year run on Broadway and has been produced in 37 countries worldwide. In November 1997, Disney opened The Lion King, which received six 1998 Tony Awards including Best Musical. After 21 landmark years on Broadway, it has welcomed more than 100 million visitors worldwide to date, and can currently be seen in nine productions worldwide. Having played 20 countries on every continent except Antarctica, The Lion King’s worldwide gross exceeds that of any film, Broadway show or other entertainment title in box office history. Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida opened on Broadway next, winning four 2000 Tony Awards. It was followed by Mary Poppins, a co-production with Cameron Mackintosh, which opened in London in 2004 and went on to enjoy a six year Tonywinning Broadway run. Tarzan®, which opened on Broadway in 2006, went on to become

DID YOU KNOW? The Lion King is Broadway’s third longest-running show in history, and has grossed more than $1 billion, making it the highest grossing Broadway production of all time. It has won six Tony Awards and has been seen by over 100 million people.

an international hit with an award-winning production enjoying a 10-year run in Germany. In January 2008, The Little Mermaid opened on Broadway and was the #1-selling new musical of that year. Disney Theatrical Productions opened two critically acclaimed productions on Broadway in 2012, receiving seven Tony Awards between them: Peter and the Starcatcher and Newsies, each of which enjoyed a two-year run with the latter launching a two-year North American tour and a record-breaking Fathom Events’ in-cinema release. Aladdin, Disney Theatrical’s 2014 hit, continues selling out on Broadway and has launched five additional productions around the globe and has been seen by more than 10 million guests. Its newest hit, the 2018 Tony-nominated Best Musical Frozen, continues setting records in its Broadway run with future productions set to open in Australia, Japan, London, Germany and on tour across North America. Other successful stage ventures have included the Olivier-nominated London hit Shakespeare in Love, stage productions of Disney’s High School Musical, Der Glöckner Von Notre Dame in Berlin, and King David in concert. DTP has collaborated with the nation’s preeminent theatres to develop new stage musicals including The Jungle Book, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Freaky Friday and in August Hercules. As a part of the recent acquisition of 21st Century Fox, DTP also heads the Buena Vista Theatrical banner which licenses Fox titles for stage adaptations including Anastasia; Moulin Rouge! The Musical; Mrs. Doubtfire and The Devil Wears Prada.

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Opening Night - November 1, 2019 Staff for THE LION KING Worldwide SVP, Production and Co-Producer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anne Quart Production Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Doc Zorthian General Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thomas Schlenk Associate General Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Height Associate Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthony Lyn Associate Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Stefaniuk Associate Choreographer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marey Griffith Dance Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Celise Hicks Music Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Clement Ishmael Associate Music Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . David Kreppel Associate Production Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Charles Underhill Technical Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Carey Associate Scenic Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Peter Eastman Assistant Scenic Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Justin Arienti Associate Costume Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mary Nemecek Peterson Associate Mask & Puppet Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Grimm Associate Sound Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John Shivers Associate Sound Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hugh Sweeney Associate Hair & Makeup Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ashley Hughes Assistant Hair & Makeup Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ute Mai Associate Lighting Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Carolyn Wong Lighting Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeanne Koenig Assistant Lighting Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marty Vreeland Automated Lighting Designer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aland Henderson Production Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christina Huschle SENIOR PUBLICIST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DENNIS CROWLEY NATIONAL PRESS REPRESENTATIVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ERICA JACOBSON

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BINDER CASTING Jay Binder, CSA, Mark Brandon, CSA Justin Bohon, CSA, Chad Eric Murnane, CSA Kyle Coker, Anthony Pichette, Jarrett Reiche Part of RWS Entertainment Group Ryan Stana CEO, Bruston Manuel COO

Staff for THE LION KING COMPANY MANAGER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KIMBERLY M. SHAW Production Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Karyn Meek Resident Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ameenah Kaplan Resident Dance Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Geoff Myers Musical Director / Conductor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Dodgson Associate Company Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elizabeth Rublein Stage Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Beth Bornstein Assistant Stage Managers . . . . . . . . . . Vanessa Dodgson-Thomas, Brian Hasal Sub Stage Managers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ben Freedman, Amy Height, Jana Llynn, Kristin Newhouse, Dean Remington, Sarah E.T. Jackson Dance Captains . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Christopher L. Mc Kenzie, Jr., Deidrea Halley Fight Captains . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christopher L. Mc Kenzie, Jr., Deidrea Halley Assistant Choreographers . . . . . . . . . . Norwood J. Pennewell, Natalie Rogers Adapted Choreography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aubrey Lynch II Physical Movement Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lorenzo Pisoni Production Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Andrew Sullivan Touring Technical Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Patrick Eviston Production Electrician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jimmy Maloney Production Wardrobe Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stacey Stephens Production Hair & Make Up Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cheryl V. Thomas Production Mask & Puppet Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Antje Gern Head Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lindsey Roller Automation Carpenter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eamon Keane Flyman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tim Buzza Carpenters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christopher R. Belanger, Joel Eddie Kopczynski Flying Supervision . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tim Mackay Head Electrician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Daniel A. Swalec Front Light Operator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . June Abernathy Moving Light Programmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brad Gray Conventional Light Programmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Melissa Shippers Moving Light Tracker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brandon Bagwell Automated Lighting Electrician . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Andrew Dyer Production Prop Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eric Hagenbarth Head Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Corey Kloos Assistant Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pat Lohrer Sound Engineer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ben Madden Assistant Sound Engineer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brian Kallaher Advance Sound Engineer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ben Huggins Wardrobe Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gregory Young Assistant Costume Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nicole Ferrigno Advance Wardrobe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dawn Reilly Wardrobe Assistants . . . . . . . . . . . . Debbie Burkman-Margolies, Donna Phibbs Puppet Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Reilly Puppet Assistants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Angela Dittmar, Bruce Paul Reik Hair & Makeup Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brittany “Duckie” Steele Hair & Makeup Assistants . . . . . . . . . . . . Raven Lafontant, Tami Lee Thompson Crew Swings . . . . . . . . . . . . . Barry Bradford, Kersten Gavin, Steve Templeton Advance Carpenters . Cris Cory, Kevin Lowther, Philip E. Lugo, Louis Riquelme Advance Electricians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Ferree, Michael R. Neumann, James Sample, Meg Sump Music Copyist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anixter Rice Music Service Electronic Music Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Christoph Buskies Personal Assistant to Elton John . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bob Haley

Assistant to Tim Rice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eileen Heinink Assistant to Mark Mancina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marlon Espino Production Photography . . . . . . . . Joan Marcus, Deen van Meer, Matt Murphy Corporate Immigration Counsel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Rosenfeld Manager, Financial Accounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adrineh Ghoukassian Physical Therapy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Neuro Tour Physical Therapy, Dr. Cody Clayton Gardner, PT, DPT Children’s Teaching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . On Location Education Tutor/Wrangler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lisa Swift Wrangler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anna Speed Production Housing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Road Rebel Executive Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Arnao, Patt McRory Web Design Consultant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joshua Noah Advertising . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Serino Coyne, Inc. Production Assistant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brittany Halberstadt Rehearsal Production Assistants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nia Arrington-Seward, Nasir Campbell, John Fortunato, Molly Jane Goldberg, Karon Haynes, Rebecca Hoi, David Jackson, Sam Leicht, Shayna Penn, Katrina Miyuki Roen Special Thanks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert W. Johnson, Lynn Beckemeyer, Karen Bailey, Fabricio Lopez

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Costumes executed by Parsons-Meares Ltd, Donna Langman, Eric Winterling Inc., Jan Parran, and Timberlake Studios Inc. Millinery by Monica Viani and Jack C Schmitz. Craftwork by Ilya Vett, Arlene Lind-Watson, and Daniel Muro. Shibori dyeing by Joan Morris. Custom dyeing and painting by Joni Johns, Gene Mignola, Nicola Killeen Textiles, Mary Macy, and Parsons-Meares. Knitwear by Mark Lauer and Donna Doiron. Footwear by Steppin Out, Jitterbug Boy, Sara Mullins, and Onstage Dance. Additional crafts by Jeffrey Colton, Noelle Rasco and Deirdre Morgan. Costume development by Constance Hoffman. Additional research and development by Patricia Fistes-Adams. Wigs by Samantha Fletcher at the Wig Workshop UK, Cheetah skins and Make-up stamps made by Mike Defeo in the USA, Specialists brushes made by Joseph Beagley, Make-up supplied by MAC, Make-up Forever Professional Make-up, Alcone, Skin Care By Kiehl’s. Lighting supplied by PRG; Automated lighting by Philips Vari*Lite and Showline, Clay Paky, and ETC/High End Systems. Custom Accessories by City Theatrical. Lighting Props by Technical Artistry. Custom Templates by Wyatt Enever Studio. Puppets and Props by Michael Curry Design, Inc., The Paragon Innovation Group Inc., and The Rabbit’s Choice. Automation and mechanized scenery by Hudson Scenic Studios, additional scenery by Proof Productions, Scenic Arts Studios, Rose Brand, Gerriets International, I Weiss & Sons, Flying by Foy, Hands On Rigging Inc, Airworxx, Sigma Services; Custom trusses by Tyler Truss, Tomcat USA; trucking by Clark Transfer. Sound equipment by Masque Sound and Recording. Instruments by Jeff Whittier; Patrick Olwell; Tim Liu; Lark in the Morning; Beverly Pan Flutes; Bass equipment by Eden Electronics; Marimbas by Marimba One, Traditional Percussion Instruments by Bernard Woma, Motherland Music, and Wula Drums. Cymbals by Istanbul-Agop. Other percussion provided by Steve Weiss Music. This production is produced in collaboration with our professional, union-represented employees. 

The Lion King originally premiered at the Orpheum Theater, Minneapolis, MN Disney’s The Lion King is a registered trademark owned by The Walt Disney Company and used under special license by Disney Theatrical Productions. Visit The Lion King website on the World Wide Web at: www.disneyonbroadway.com

The Lion King National Tour proudly participates in Touring Green. We transport our theatrical equipment on a carbon neutral basis with Clark Transfer in association with NativeEnergy.com. For more information on this program, please visit www.clarktransfer.com/green. The actors and stage managers employed in this production are members of Actors’ Equity Association, The Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. The Stagehands, Wardrobe, Makeup and Hair employees in this production are represented by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. United Scenic Artists • Local USA 829 of the I.A.T.S.E. represents the Designers & Scenic Artists for the American Theatre  he Musicians, Conductors, Music Preparation Personnel and T Librarians employed in this production are members of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada. The Press Agents and Company Managers employed in this production are represented by the Association of Theatrical Press Agents & Managers. This production is produced by a member of The Broadway League in collaboration with our professional union-represented employees. SONG EXCERPTS (used by permission): “Let It Go” written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez; “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” written by Hugo Peretti, George David Weiss, Luigi Creatore and Solomon Linda; “Nao Tse Tsa” written by Jacques Loubelo; “Hawaiian War Chant (Ta-Hu-Wa-Hu-Wai)” written by Johnny Noble, Ralph Freed and Leleiohaku.

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DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS President & Producer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thomas Schumacher SVP, Strategy, Marketing & Revenue . . . . . . . . Andrew Flatt SVP, Production & Co-Producer . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anne Quart

CREATIVE & PRODUCTION VP, Creative Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ben Famiglietti Director, Creative Development . . . . . . . . . . Jane Abramson Director, Production Operations . . . . . . . . . . . Mimi Intagliata Director, Production Development   and Business Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Seth Marquette General Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Myriah Bash General Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Randy Meyer General Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thomas Schlenk Senior Production Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . Clifford Schwartz Associate Director . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jeff Lee Production Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jason Trubitt Production Supervisor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Doc Zorthian Associate General Manager . . . . . . . . . . Carly DiFulvio Allen Associate General Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Height Associate General Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kerry McGrath Dramaturg & Literary Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . Ken Cerniglia Manager, Production Operations . . . . . . . . . . James Garner Manager, Creative Development . . . . . .Colleen McCormack Asst. Manager, Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Zachary Baer Asst. Manager, Production . . . . . . . . . . . . Elizabeth Boulger Asst. Manager, Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adam Dworkin

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DOMESTIC TOURING VP, Domestic Touring &   Regional Engagements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jack Eldon Director, Domestic Touring . . . . . . . . . . . . Michael Buchanan Director, Regional Engagements . . . . . . Scott A. Hemerling Director, Regional Engagements . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kelli Palan Manager, Domestic Touring & Planning . . . . . . . . Liz Botros Manager, Domestic Touring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Caitlin Mullins

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LOUISVILLE’S WATERFRONT GARDENS TO MERGE ART, NATURE FOR “3-D” EXPERIENCE Waterfront Botanical Gardens Staff

THE QUESTION counts among the more common ones Kasey Maier encounters when talking to people about Waterfront Botanical Gardens. I don’t really care much about plants, the inquiry goes. Why would I come? Maier, president of the Gardens and a leader of the development of the new Louisville landmark since 2013, has a ready answer. The Louisville Ballet & CirqueLouis

“I say, ‘would you come to hear the orchestra? Would you come to see the ballet perform? Or to see a dramatic performance or visual art?’” 34

This usually does the trick and gives Maier, a Louisville native, another opportunity to share her love of arts culture, our city, nature and her plan to orchestrate them into the kind of experience she describes as “3-D.” “As a leader of this project, plants are extremely important to me,” she said in a recent phone interview, wedged into a calendar packed with pre-opening tasks. “They are No. 1. However, it’s a more in-depth experience, a more meaningful experience, if you’re surrounded by art at the same time.” She credits her love of the arts to the exposure provided by long-ago grade school field trips when she and her fellow students were taken on a bus downtown for performances. A U D I E N C E

“I still have the love for the orchestra today because I did that as I child. Same with the ballet. I still support the ballet.” Maier has already taken advantage of the opportunity to crosspollinate. Each of the five annual Prelude events so far has featured the Louisville Ballet. Teddy Abrams has performed at two. So has Louisville musical prodigy Ben Sollee.

Ben Sollee

“The Botanical Gardens is first of all a cultural asset for Louisville. People who support the arts understand the importance of culture in the city,” she said. “I see Waterfront Botanical Gardens as fitting into that matrix of cultural assets for Louisville.” Visit waterfrontgardens.org for more information.


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2019–2020 OFFICERS Chairman of the Board David Roth President Bradley L. Broecker Vice President & Secretary Michael Berry Vice President & Treasurer David Ferguson Members-At-Large Chuck Schupp, Michael Moll 2019–2020 DIRECTORS Carlisle Baker, Bruce A. Brightwell, Leslie K. Broecker*, M. Bradley Calobrace, M.D., Mary Beth Dunn, Scott Estes, Jeanne Ferguson, Larry Florman, Mike Hamilton, Nathan Holladay, Melvyn M. Koby, M.D., Andrew Mellman, Byron Nugent, Rick O’Daniel-Munger, Barbara B. Ogden, Pamela Ray, Fernando Rubio, Carol Seifer, Alan N. Singleton, Winnie McConnell Spitza, Judy Wayne, Peter Wayne

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