IF you’re looking for some live drama to support this week, you’ll definitely want to check out the Fraser Coast Anglican College’s performance of ‘The Lion King Jr.’
The primary school will host the musical this evening and tomorrow night on the CMC Ball Court at 5.30pm.
A 12pm matinee will also take place on Thursday afternoon.
Tickets cost $10 per person or $35 for a group of four.
The story tells the epic adventure of a curious cub named Simba as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood ad his destiny as King.
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.
FCAC Director of Visual and Performing Arts, Ian Slater said staff and students had worked hard during Term 1 and 2 to rehearse and prepare for the musical.
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“With some great music, amazing scenery and costumes, and incredible acting it’s going to be a show to remember.
“There is plenty of positive energy coming from the students as the excitement builds for the big night.” Mr Slater said.
Principal Joe Wright said the performing arts were an important part of the College curriculum and he was extremely proud of the talent and commitment of the students and staff involved.
“Performances such as this are a key part of our calendar. It serves to build confidence in our students and develop positive relationships by working as a team. It is also wonderful to offer them an opportunity to showcase their talents,” Mr Wright said.
“Special thanks go to the teachers, support staff and parents who have been putting in extra hours to help out over the past few weeks,” he said.
“I am looking forward to seeing their efforts come together in what is sure to be some wonderful and memorable performances for all involved.”
Tickets can be bought from the College’s main reception during office hours.