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September 13, 2017
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In the Non-School Production section of the restrictions for Lion King it mentions performers must be in 9th grade or younger.  There is no mention of a grade restrictions for high school/middle school performances.  Our productions include both high school and middle school students.  Is it correct to assume that this restriction does not apply to school productions?

If you are a non-school organization (i.e. Children’s Theatre, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre) you must adhere to the following in addition to the above restrictions:​

  • All performers must be in 9th grade or younger

Thank you!

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September 13, 2017

This clause does strictly apply to all productions.  You will not be permitted to cast any actors older than the 9th grade in THE LION KING JR - there are no exceptions.