The Mount Vernon Performing and Visual Arts Magnet School’s cast members from the upcoming production of The Lion King, Jr. are interviewed about the production and their school on a recent episode of Black Westchester Presents The People Before Politics Radio Show, Sunday, January 21st. They also performed “The Circle of Life” from the musical. Evelyn Collins School Founder/ Director of Arts and Gifted and Talented/Director & Producer of The Lion King, Jr. accompanied the students. Video courtesy of Mr. Miller and OnyxProdNYC. Get your tickets now for the production of The Lion King, Jr. Performance dates are January 26 – 28, 2018.
Jordan Runcie-Hubbard also stopped by to share his journey through the Mount Vernon City School District educational system as well as his potential athletic career. Learn how he entered the entertainment industry landing national commercial ads with Bud Light, Subway and more, (see video below)!
OPENING Friday, January 26th at 6:00 PM! Additional performances Saturday at 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM. Sunday, January 28th at 3:00 PM. #artsmagnet
There is simply nothing else like it. The African savannah comes to life on stage! Journey with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters from Pride Rock to the jungle…and back again in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. Disney’s Tony-winning Best Musical, THE LION KING, has captivated the hearts and imaginations of audiences around the world. The Elton John, Tim Rice smash hit score includes The Circle of Life, I Just Can’t Wait to be King, Be Prepared, Can You Feel the Love Tonight and Hakuna Matata.
To purchase tickets go to http://artsmagnet.bpt.me
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