Hickory – Hickory Community Theatre’s upcoming production of Disney’s The Lion King Jr., has just announced the cast for this exciting all-youth production of the famous family favorite.

In the major roles, Gabe Beech is Pumbaa, James Duncan is the adult Simba, Jordan Erby is Mufasa, Kaylyn Hall is Rafiki, Alicia Littlejohn is Sarafina, Graycen McKinley is adult Nala, Deeya Majeed is Shenzi, Quinn Mullis is Timon, Angelina Prendergast is Scar, Auguste Thielemann is the young Simba and Katherine Whalen is the young Nala.

Supporting roles are filled by Sebastian Bannister as Ed, Alissa Corey as Sarabi, Addison Kehoe as Bonzai, and Grace Statema as Zazu.The ensemble features Garrison Bennett, Chance Carter, Deeana Erby, Ben Garmon, Zeke Gibson, Kacie Kehoe, Sierra Kate Lilly, Kayleigh Miller, Lucas Packard, Byron Phillips, Hannah Rabinowitz, Grant Sizemore, Kenna Walton and Jabria Williams.

Photo:  (Back row L-R) Hannah Rabinowitz, Jabria Williams, Alissa Corey, Angelina Prendergast, Kaylyn Hall, James Duncan, Quinn Mullis, Alicia Littlejohn, Deeana Erby, Jordan Erby, (second row) Zeke Gibson, Kacie Kehoe, Graycen McKinley, Gabe Beech, Byron Phillips, Grace Statema, Lucas Packard, Garrison Bennett, (front row) Sebastian Bannister, Grant Sizemore, Kenna Walton, Chance Carter, Sierra Kate Lilly, Kayleigh Miller, Deeya Majeed, Addison Kehoe, Katherine Whalen, Auguste Thielemann and Ben Garmon are the cast of Disney’s The Lion King, Jr. at the Hickory Community Theatre. The family musical is on stage October 5th through 28th at the Hickory Community Theatre. Call 828-328-2283 or visit hickorytheatre.org for tickets and other information. Photo by Jeremy Whitener.