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  • Sheyenne High School Theatre 800 40th Avenue East West Fargo, ND 58078 USA (map)
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Event Phone Number: 701-499-3237

Summer Arts Intensive features a cast, crew, and orchestra of 100+ artists from high schools and colleges around the area under the direction of a local team of teachers and professionals. Now in its ninth year, recent SUMMER ARTS INTENSIVE productions include RENT, HAIR, GREASE, and last summer’s production of NEWSIES.

Disney’s The Lion King Jr. is a lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning 1994 Disney animated feature film of the same name and William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The lion King Jr. is the story of Simba, an adventurous and energetic lion cub who is next in line to be king of the Pride lands, a thriving and beautiful region in the African savanna. When Simba’s father Mufasa is killed by his uncle scar, though, Simba is led to believe that his father’s death is his fault, and he is encouraged to run away forever. Scar seizes power and with his already unstable mind deteriorating, the Pride Lands experiences a darkness and desolation from with only Simba can save the animals of the kingdom.

This musical is full of your all-time favorites. With a musical score and lyrics by Elton John and Tim Rice: Featuring classic songs from the film such as “Circle of Life,” “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King,” “Hakuna Matata,” and “Can You Fell the Love Tonight.” Disney’s The Lion King Jr. is a story about identity, family and responsibility that is enjoyed world wide by people of all ages.