Disney’s Aladdin in the West End
Prince Edward Theatre, Old Compton Street, London, W1D 4HS
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Disney’s Broadway production of Aladdin is coming to London’s West End.
The magical story of Aladdin is coming to the West End in Disney’s thrilling and bold new musical. From the producer of The Lion King, this brand new show is based on Disney’s much-loved animated movie and is filled with daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance.
The show will feature all of the favourite songs from the film plus new music by Tony and Oscar winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice and Howard Ashman.
Featuring exhilarating choreography, show-stopping numbers and astonishing visual effects, Disney’s Aladdin is an unforgettable theatrical experience.
Disney’s Aladdin will play from 27 May 2016 until 1 April 2017 at the Prince Edward Theatre.
Aladdin tells of a young street urchin who finds a magic lamp with a genie inside and manages to woo a princess. The musical features several of the original songs from the hit film including “Prince Ali”, “Friend Like Me” and Rice’s and Menken’s hit song “A Whole New World” which won the Academy Award for best original song.
Dean John-Wilson plays the role of Aladdin alongside Jade Ewen as Jasmine and Broadway cast member Trevor Dion Nicholas as Genie. They are joined by Don Gallagher as Jafar, Peter Howe as Iago, Irvine Iqbal as the Sultan, Nathan Amzi as Babkak, Stephen Rahman-Hughes as Kassim and Rachid Sabitri as Omar.
The cast is completed by Arran Anzani-Jones, Miles Barrow, Albey Brookes, Lauren Chia, Bianca Cordice, Leon Craig, Daniel De Bourg, Seng Henk Goh, Melanie Elizabeth, Kade Ferraiolo, Michelle Chantelle Hopewell, Fred Johanson, Mitch Leow, Oliver Lidert, Thierry Picaut, Alex Pinder, Briony Scarlett, Kyle Seeley, Sadie-Jean Shirley, Ricardo Spriggs, Katie Singh, Dawnita Smith, Marsha Songcome, Kayleigh Thadani and Jermaine Woods.
Aladdin features the timeless songs from the 1992 animated film as well as new music written by Tony®, Olivier© and eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken. With lyrics from Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin, and a book by Beguelin, Aladdin is directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw.
Aladdin is designed by Bob Crowley, with lighting design by Natasha Katz, costume design by Gregg Barnes and sound design by Ken Travis.
“Fabulous!” New York Times
“It’s Genie-us! It delivers a rush that will surprise you!” USA Today
“The new Disney blockbuster” AP
“Seriously, it’s amazing!” NY Daily News
“Insanely glitzy! One of the most delirious things of its kind in years” Huffington Post
“Eye-popping! It’s hard to resist” Entertainment Weekly
“Jaw-dropping and delightful” New York Magazine
“Full of color and exuberance” Chicago Tribune