Aladdin - Disney's New Musical
With a book and additional lyrics by Chad Begulin, Aladdin is based on the tale in 1001 Arabian Nights, following the story of a young street urchin who discovers a magic lamp and the Genie inside it. When he is granted three wishes, Aladdin has the chance to turn his life from urchin to Prince. After he meets and falls in love with Princess Jasmine, who can only marry a Prince, Aladdin and the Genie set out to win Jasmine’s hand in marriage.
Dean John-Wilson (Sister Act) stars in the title role, alongside Jade Ewen (In the Heights) as Jasmine and Trevor Dion Nicholas, who makes his London stage debut as the Genie, after playing him to rave reviews on Broadway. Further cast members include Don Gallagher (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Sweeney Todd) as Jafar, Peter Howe (Matilda the Musical) as Iago, Irvine Iqbal (Bend It Like Beckham) as Sultan, Nathan Amzi (In the Heights) as Babkak, Stephen Rahman-Hughes (Rock of Ages) as Kassim and Rachid Sabitri as Omar.
Aladdin features hit music by Oscar, Academy Award winner and Disney master Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Aladdin includes well-known songs such as "One Jump Ahead", "Friend Like Me", "Prince Ali" and the Oscar and Grammy Award-winning song "A Whole New World. Aladdin features design by six-time Tony Award-winning Bob Crowley, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound by Ken Travis and costume by Gregg Barnes. Don’t miss out!