Lion King, Jr - April 22 - April 25, 2021

Clay Middle School

 Who's Who 

  • Cole Gosser head shot

    Cole Gosser

    as Simba

    Cole is grateful to participate in Clay's musical this year. He has performed as "Charlie" (understudy) in Clay's production of Willy Wonka in 6th grade, "Harold Hill" (understudy) in Clay's production of The Music Man in 7th and, most recently, as "The Mad Hatter" in YIT's production of Alice in Wonderland. He would like to thank his parents and siblings!

  • Luke Ross head shot

    Luke Ross

    as Simba Understudy

    Although Luke has no formal theatre experience, he has starred in many amazing family videos directed by his older siblings. Luke is the youngest of five kids. He enjoys lacrosse, volleyball, basketball, running and playing outside with his new puppy, Winnie. Luke would like to thank God and his family for their constant love and support.

  • Brian Buczkowski head shot

    Brian Buczkowski

    as Young Simba

    This is Brian's first stage production. He was cast in Aladdin last year at Towne Meadow, but the play was canceled due to Covid. He has been singing in his school choir for 3 years. His favorite classes at Clay are math and science. He thanks his family for persuading him to try out for this year’s musical.

  • Andrew Austin head shot

    Andrew Austin

    as Young Simba Understudy

    The Lion King is Andrew's debut performance. He has participated in choir for the past 4 years and enjoys singing and acting. His other interests include playing basketball, fishing and collecting sports cards. He would like to thank The Lion King team for such an amazing season, and his family, too.

  • Kylee Nichols head shot

    Kylee Nichols

    as Nala

    Kylee has been involved in a number of musicals. Her favorite roles include "Marian Paroo" in Music Man Jr. and "Aurora" in Sleeping Beauty Jr.. She was a member of the Cross Country team this year and enjoys spending time with family and friends. Kylee would like to thank Mrs. Susie for this opportunity and her family for their support.

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