ESRT presents The Lion King, Jr.

For years, Disney's The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world. Now, you have the opportunity to witness this one-of-a-kind musical in Fairhope, Alabama! The African savannah will come to life onstage with Simba, Rafiki, and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. Eastern Shore Repertory Theatre (ESRT) will perform The Lion King, Jr. October 31st - November 3rd, 2019 at the Fairhope Civic Center, 161 N. Section Street in Fairhope, AL. Though tickets are not yet available to the public, field trips can be booked here.

Want to take part? Auditions are just around the corner!


DANCE WORKSHOP: 1-2:30 PM on August 10, 2019

The Lion King, JR. dance workshop is intended to provide students with an introduction to the choreography they may be asked to perform during callbacks. Though the dance workshop is optional, many students find that it lessens their audition nerves. The cost of attendance is $20 (paid at the door).

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AUDITIONS: 4-6 PM on August 12-13, 2019

Students may audition at any time during the 4-6 PM window on EITHER August 12th OR August 13th. They need not prepare any music; all students will be taught a short snippet of The Lion King, JR while in the audition room! If you'd like, you can begin filling out the audition form here.

CALLBACKS: 5 PM on August 15th

Callbacks will begin at the Nicholson Center promptly at 5 PM on August 15th. Dress for dance, and bring a water bottle!

Please Note: All auditions are held at the Nicholson Center in Daphne, Alabama.
(1410 Captain O'Neal Drive, Daphne, AL, 36526)

All students between 3rd and 12th grade are welcome to audition. We hope to see you there!

Print and complete our audition packet: LION KING 2019 Audition Form

For more information, please email