PNC Bank Arts Alive and Stage Aurora Theatrical Company presented the hit children’s production Disney’s The Lion King, Jr. to approximately 1,000 attendees for five performances, July 10 -14 at the Jacksonville Public Library Main Branch and Household of Faith Ministry Center on Edgewood Avenue. The Lion King Jr. is a two-act theatre musical adapted from the Disney musical, The Lion King Jr. musical was adapted from the animated Disney film The Lion King. The production ran for about 70 minutes and featured a cast of 22 talented third – ninth grade students. The top-rate production featured such songs as Circle Of Life, I Just Can’t Wait To Be King, Be Prepared, Hakuna Matata, and Can You Feel The Love Tonight. In unison, the audience joined in and sang along with the cast. According to Stephanie Miller, Urban Libraries Manager, “The production was amazing. The kids were so brave, getting up in front of their peers to present this program. The singing and choreography was very well done. The kids managed to memorize most of their speaking parts and where they stumbled a bit, they kept on going,” she said. The performance snared the audience from beginning to end while the sets and costumes were minimal; the characters the actors portrayed came to life by the way the cast moved and spoke during the theatrical performance.