Youth Summer Musical: Disney's The Lion King JR.

Westerville Parks and Recreation Civic Theatre is excited to announce its first youth-only musical, Disney's The Lion King JR., coming to the Alum Creek Amphitheater this June. The African Savannah will come to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle, and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. 


Thursday, June 1 at 7 p.m.
Friday, June 2 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 3 at 3 p.m.
Saturday, June 3 at 7 p.m. 

Alum Creek Amphitheater
221 W. Main St.

8-year-olds to 9th graders are encouraged to audition for the musical on Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Westerville Recreation Program Center, 64 E. Walnut St. Please sign up online below for your preferred audition time. 

Audition Packet and Information

Audition Registration

Audition Music:
Can you feel the love tonight (Accompaniment Version)
Can you feel the love tonight (Lyrical Version)
I just can’t wait to be king (Lyrical Version)
I just can’t wait to be king (Accompaniment Version)

Art Comes Alive: Public Art in Westerville Spaces

Westerville is dedicated to supporting the arts community. Throughout the City, you will find a collection of public art installations. With so much art to see and learn about in Westerville, check out the video below to discover how public art has grown in our area and positively affected the community. 

"A Celebration of Life" - The Cobert C. Collins Collection
Cobert C. Collins sculptures span four continents, a dozen countries, more than 3,000 private and public facilities and are now on display in Westerville. A large portion of Collins' work was given to the Westerville Parks Foundation in partnership with the Cobert C. Collins Memorial Sculpture Fund, LLC. Through this partnership, his art will continue to be publicly enjoyed and sold in the greater Westerville area. His sculpted images range from six-inch tall representational figures to 20-feet tall steel abstracts weighing several tons. For additional information on Cobert C. Collins, visit