wtp_LionKing_posterCan’t wait to be king? You’re in luck because Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP) is presenting Disney’s LION KING, KIDS! a musical for all ages! Performances will take place Friday, July 7 at 7:00 PM and Saturday, July 8 at 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM. All performances will be held at the Katherine L. Babson Auditorium at Wellesley High School, 50 Rice Street, Wellesley, MA 02481. Doors open 30 mins prior to showtime.

Tickets purchased in advance are priced $12 for adults and $8 for students and seniors, and may be purchased online at www.wellesleytheatreproject.org or by calling 781-235-1550. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. Group discounts and gift certificates are available. Ticket information is listed on our production website:


Adapted from the 1994 film, Disney’s LION KING, KIDS! comes to the WTP stage showcasing everyone’s favorite Disney songs, like “Circle of Life” and “Hakuna Matata”. In this famous Disney tale, a young Simba prepares himself to become king one day, but Scar has other plans. Join Simba and meet a wild cast of characters like Nala, Timon, and Pumba. A talented cast and crew of 48 summer production camp students between the ages of seven and fifteen, bring the ensemble of animals to life. Cast members of Disney’s LION KING, KIDS! reside in Wellesley as well as neighboring communities including Weston, Newton, Waban, Auburndale, Needham, Milton, Wayland, Westwood, Natick, Franklin, Sherborn, and Waltham.

Wellesley Theatre Project is an arts academy and a Wellesley nonprofit devoted to providing students (PreK – 12th Grade) with the opportunity to study and experience theatre and performing arts through year round classes, staged productions, workshops and summer camps.

Registration is open for WTP’s 2016 Summer Camps. The remaining camps include production camps geared for students between 2nd and 12th grade, in addition to one week Theatre Arts camps for Pre K-12th grade. The production camps are: Peter Pan (Grades 2-12), and Chicago (Grades 8-12). Photo 1Photo 2