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The Faces of Lion King Jr.

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WILLMAR - Disney’s The Lion King JR. is playing at the Willmar High School auditorium theater Thursday-Sunday.

The 60-minute musical, designed for middle-school-aged performers, is based on the Broadway production and the 1994 Disney film.

The 7th- and 8th-grade cast is 60 strong.

The Lion King Jr. play tells the story of the epic adventures of a curious cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destiny as king.

See photos and story on the play in Thursday's West Central Tribune. 

Rand Middleton
Tribune photographer/videographer. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime news/sports beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 
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