‘Lion King Jr.’ — BEAT Children’s Theatre brings the African savanna to life on the Summit High School stage with “The Lion King Jr.” Revisit the gang from the Disney classic as Simba attempts to save the Pride Lands from mean ol’ Uncle Scar. “We have 45 amazing young actors performing this gorgeous story, and by far the most ambitious costumes we’ve ever had,” BEAT’s Bree Beal told GO! Magazine. Performances are at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Feb. 18. Summit High School, 2855 NW Clearwater Drive, Bend. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children at tickettails.com. Contact: beatonline.org or 541-419-5558.

— David Jasper, The Bulletin