Spring 2022 MUSICAL

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Audition REGISTRATION
 Opens Jan. 1, 2022

The African savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki, Mufasa, and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this ageless and  inspirational, coming-of-age tale.

REHEARSALS  held at Treehouse Theater

PERFORMANCES are April 28-May 1, 2022, held at the Capitol Civic Centre

PRODUCTION STAFF

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Karen Rohrer

DIRECTOR - 

    Assistant Director -

MUSIC DIRECTOR - 

    Assistant Music Director - 

CHOREOGRAPHER - 

STAGE MANAGER - 

    Assistant Stage Manager -

COSTUME DESIGNER -

MASKS & PUPPETS DESIGNER -  

SET DESIGNER -

SET DECORATOR - 

MASTER BUILDER - 

MAKE UP DESIGNER - 

HAIR DESIGNER -

LIGHTING DESIGNER - Lori Hebel

SOUND DESIGNER - Aaron & Katie Ludolph

PARTICIPATION FEE

$200/student - due by Feb. 15

    1 -- ONLINE (processing fees apply)

    2 -- CHECK (payable to Treehouse Theater) mailed to PO Box 1722

               Manitowoc, WI  54221

PRODUCTION CALENDAR

PRE-AUDITION WORKSHOP (optional, no cost, no RSVP needed)

Sunday, January 2: 3-4 pm

 

AUDITIONS (Open to ages 10-18 / 90 minute time slots) 

Thursday, Jan. 27 -- 6:00-7:30 pm OR 7:30-9:00 pm

Saturday, Jan. 29 -- 10:00-11:30 am, noon-1:30 pm, OR 2:00-3:30 pm

CALLBACKS

Sunday, Jan. 30, beginning at noon

FULL CAST/CREW READ THRU

Tuesday, February 1, 6-8 pm 

REHEARSAL TIME FRAMES

Feb. 3 - April 23 

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8 pm

Saturdays, 10 am - 2 pm

Actor conflicts, both weekly and one-time, within these timeframes must be reported during registration or at Auditions.  The Production Team will develop the detailed Rehearsal Schedule developed AFTER Casting is complete, working around reported Actor Conflicts.  Excessive conflicts and/or absences will not be tolerated. 

MOVE-IN / SET ASSEMBLY

        Sunday, April 24 

TECH REHEARSAL

Sunday, April 24

DRESS REHEARSALS

Monday, April 25 - Wednesday, April 27

PERFORMANCES

April 28 & 29 @ 6:30 pm

April 30 & May 1 @ 2:00 pm

SONG LIST

Circle of Life with Nants'  Ingonyama - Company

Grasslands Chant - Company

The Lioness Hunt - Sarabi, Nala & Lionesses

I Just Can't Wait To Be King - Young Simba, Young Nala, Zazu, Ensemble

Be Prepared - Scar, Shenzi, Banzai, Ed & Hyenas

They Live In You - Mufasa, Ensemble

The Stampede - Ensemble

The Mourning - Sarabi, Nala, Rafiki, Lionesses

Hakuna Matata (Part 1) - Timon, Pumbaa, Ensemble

Hakuna Matata (Part 2) - Timon, Pumbaa, Young Simba, Ensemble

Shadowland - Nala, Lionesses, Rafiki

Can You Feel the Love Tonight - Timon, Pumbaa, Simba, Nala, Ensemble

He Lives In You - Rafiki, Ensemble

Luau Hawaiian Treat - Timon, Pumbaa

Finale - Company

ROLES 

Rafiki - wise mandrill who acts as healer of the Pridelands and guides Simba on his journey home

Inhabitants of the Pridelands ~ giraffes, elephants, antelopes, wildebeest, and other creatures

Mufasa - strong, honorable, and wise lion who leads the Pridelands

Sarabi - featured lioness, Mufasa's mate, and Simba's mother

Zazu - anxious yet loyal assistant to Mufasa

Scar - overcome with jealousy of his brother, Mufasa, and nephew, Simba. Coldhearted and wickedly intelligent

Young Simba - adventurous and endearing cub who can't wait to be king

Simba - grows from a cub to a lion; matures into the next leader of the Pridelands

Lionesses - fierce hunters of the Pridelands and featured dancers

Young Nala - courageous female cub and Young Simba's best friend

Nala - grows from a cub to a lioness

Sarafina - featured Lioness and Nala's mother

Shenzi - Scar's trio of lackeys; sassy and selfish hyena

Banzai - Scar's trio of lackeys; slick yet childish hyena

Ed - Scar's trio of lackeys; loud, laughing hyena

Hyenas - Scar's mangy, mindless Army of hyenas

Timon - outcast meerkat who is afraid of his own shadow, but pretends to be confident and relaxed

Pumbaa - kindhearted, sensitive warthog who enjoys his simple life of grubs and relaxation