Ready for the big show

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Students at Roanoke Elementary School sing “Prince Ali” during a dress rehearsal for the musical, “Aladdin Jr.” on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Pictured are  (from left) Sophie Mulvey as the rug, Joshua Aguilera as Abu the monkey, Scott May as Prince Ali/Aladdin and Kirah Klepper as the genie. The cast is made up of 43 kindergarten through fifth-grade students as actors, with an additional 30 working on the stage crew. The musical, directed by music teacher Jessica Landrigan, will be performed in the Roanoke school gymnasium Friday, March 2, at 2 p.m. and again at 6 p.m.