ACT I, SCENE I
And for dessert ... Broadway
THE LION KING / / Minskoff Theatre, 200 W. 45th St., New York / / 800-334-8457 or disneybroadway.com
To view a video of Julian Ivey of "The Lion King," go to baltimoresun.com / simba
Aug. 3, 1995 in Cheverly
temporarily in New York City
Alex, 17; David, 14; Troy, 9; Aaron, 7.
First unpaid acting role:
A "sleepyhead" in a local production of The Wizard of Oz
What he brought to New York:
photos of friends and a necklace his mother bought for him on a business trip to El Salvador
"Special abilities" listed on acting resume:
soccer, horseback riding, gymnastics, infectious laughter, great whistler
What he misses most about being away from home?:
Family brush with fame:
Mother Jolene Ivey was chosen to participate in the reality-TV show Wife Swap -- until husband Glenn pulled the plug:She says, "He just generally thought it was a bad, bad idea."