Skyview Middle School to perform Disney classic

Cain Korf takes on the role of young Simba. (submitted photo/Melissa Faust)

Hakuna Matata. It means no worries. Leave your worries behind you and head on over to Tartan High School for Skyview Middle School’s production of “The Lion King Jr.,” beginning March 11. 

“The Lion King Jr.,” 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. Along the way, the young lion encounters a colorful cast of characters including spunky lioness Nala, charismatic meerkat Timon, and loveable warthog Pumbaa. To claim his rightful place on the throne and save his beloved Pridelands, Simba must find his inner strength and confront his wicked Uncle Scar. 

“The Lion King Jr.,” features classic songs from the 1994 film such as “Hakuna Matata” and the Academy Award-winning “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” as well as additional songs penned for the Broadway production. 

Tickets for the “The Lion King Jr.” are priced from $6 to $8. Performances are March 11-13. Performances on Friday and Saturday are at 7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. 

For tickets and information call 651-702-8708, visit, or visit the box office in person at 828 Greenway Ave. N., Oakdale, 55128. Tickets are also available beginning one hour before each performance.

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