The Lion King Jr - December 09 - December 10, 2021

Memphis Rise Academy

Memphis Rise Academy

 Memphis Rise Academy Middle School Musical Theatre Department


Music by

Elton John & Tim Rice


Additional Lyrics by

Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin & Will Van Dyke


Book by

Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi





Directed by:

Nickolas Tilley 





Assisted by:

   Haley McLeod    

Assisted by:

Kloie Rush-Spratt





     Christian Aviles and Christopher Beltran                 Kymora Hervey 

                        as Simba                                                as Nala


    Miah Mays                           Brennen Johnson                     Zackary Kimble 

    as Rafiki                                 as Mufasa                                as Scar


  Tatiana Moreno                      Jefferson Herrera                     Aliceon Taylor

     as Zazu                                  as Timon                             as Pumbaa




Special thanks to Mr. Connelly, Mr. Vuylsteke, Ms. Nickeo, and every member of the Memphis Rise Academy administrative team that has helped make this opportunity a reality. 


Additionally, a special thanks is extended to Dale Connelly, Nancy Hedman, and Richard and Sue Tilley for financially supporting our program!




The Lion King Jr. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. • •