Aladdin - Disney's New Musical

Aladdin - Disney's New Musical Tickets

Venue: 
Prince Edward Theatre
Location: 
West End

Walt Disney Theatricals brought their Tony Award nominated production of Aladdin the Musical to London's West End at the Prince Edward Theatre in May 2016. Since opening on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre on 20 March 2014, the show has been enjoyed by thousands of audience members from around the world, bringing the colourful and memorable tale to life in a unique and dazzling way.

Directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten), the show leaps to the stage bursting with dramatic flair and boundless energy. The musical stays true to the original 1991 animated feature, and tells the story of Aladdin, a street urchin who meets and falls in love with Princess Jasmine. However, Jasmine can only marry a prince, but all is not lost as Aladdin owns a magic lamp, and with the help of its Genie sets out to win the hand of his princess in marriage.

The Aladdin the Musical cast in London includes: Dean John-Wilson (Aladdin), Jade Ewen (Jasmine), Trevor Dion Nicholas (Genie), Don Gallagher (Jafar), Peter Howe (Iago), Irvine Iqbal (Sultan), Nathan Amzi (Babkak), Stephen Rahman-Hughes (Kassim), Rachid Sabitri (Omar)

Aladdin the Musical - Facts and Figures

* Each production uses 337 unique costumes designed by Tony Award winner Gregg Barnes. Each costume was handcrafted for the show, using fabric from 9 different countries including Morocco, Turkey, Italy, Germany and China.

* 1,428 Swarovski crystals are sewn into one chorus members' costume for the finale section of "Friend Like Me".

* The Broadway production of Aladdin features 84 illusions and effects, including the Genie appearing and vanishing and the memorable magic carpet ride which accompanies the song "A Whole New World".

* Composer Alan Menken has been nominated for 19 Academy Awards, and has won 8 - primarily for his work with Walt Disney Studios. Collectively, the creative team have won an amazing 17 Tony Awards for direction, choreography, set design, lighting design and music.

* Disney on Broadway are responsible for eight full productions, beginning with Beauty and the Beast in 1994, through to The Lion King in 1997, Aida in 2000, Mary Poppins in 2004, Tarzan in 2006, The Little Mermaid in 2008, Peter and the Starcatcher and Newsies in 2012 and Aladdin in 2014.

 

Book your Aladdin tickets, playing at Prince Edward Theatre in London's West End, today.

Aladdin - Disney's New Musical Synopsis: 

Tells the story of Aladdin, a street urchin who meets and falls in love with Princess Jasmine. However, Jasmine can only marry a prince, but all is not lost as Aladdin owns a magic lamp, and with the help of its Genie sets out to win the hand of his princess in marriage.

Age Restrictions: 
Aladdin is recommended for a general audience. As an advisory to adults who might bring young people, Disney recommends Aladdin for ages 6 and up. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted into the theatre. All persons aged 16 or under must be accompanied and sat next to the accompanying adult. They may not sit on their own within the auditorium. If children do have separate seats you could be refused entry. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket.
By: 
Chad Beguelin
Producer: 
Walt Disney Theatricals
Director: 
Casey Nicholaw
Songs by: 
Howard Ashman, Tim Rice & Chad Beguelin
Lighting: 
Natasha Katz
Sound: 
Ken Travis
Design: 
Bob Crowley
Choreography: 
Casey Nicholaw
Costume: 
Gregg Barnes
Cast list: 
Dean John-Wilson (Aladdin), Jade Ewen (Jasmine), Trevor Dion Nicholas (Genie), Don Gallagher (Jafar), Peter Howe (Iago), Irvine Iqbal (Sultan), Nathan Amzi (Babkak), Stephen Rahman-Hughes (Kassim), Rachid Sabitri (Omar), 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.
Other info: 
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice & Chad Beguelin, Book by Chad Beguelin
Aladdin - Disney's New Musical Schedule
Previews from: 
Friday, 27 May, 2016
Opening date: 
Wednesday, 15 June, 2016
Available from: 
Tuesday, 27 September, 2016
Booking to: 
Saturday, 1 April, 2017
MatineeEvening
Monday-7.30pm
Tuesday-7.30pm
Wednesday-7.30pm
Thursday2.30pm7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday2.30pm7.30pm
Sunday--
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Latest Aladdin - Disney's New Musical News & Features

Disney's Aladdin
Monday, September 26, 2016
Aladdin - Disney's New Musical Extends Booking in London

The West End production of Aladdin - Disney's New Musical has extended its booking period at the Prince Edward Theatre in London's West End where it is now booking to 1 April 2017.

Aladdin Press Night
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Disney's Aladdin Opens in the West End

Last night the Tony-nominated Disney Musical Aladdin opened at the Prince Edward Theatre to a packed house of celebrities and special guests.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
London's West End Summer 2016 Theatre Preview

With June bustin' out all over, we can finally say that summer is officially just around the corner. Whilst you may be dreaming of your summer holidays or fortnight in the sun, it's important to remember that London remains one of the top destinations for foreign visitors, as well as those coming from all over the UK.

Friday, May 27, 2016
Disney's Aladdin the Musical extends into 2017

The London transfer of the Tony-nominated Disney musical Aladdin has extended its booking period at the Prince Edward Theatre in London's West End to 11 February 2017. The production begins preview performances this evening, Friday 27 May 2016, and has an official opening on 15 June 2016. It was initially booking to 1 October 2016.

Monday, May 23, 2016
Interview with Aladdin's leading cast members

With Disney's Aladdin beginning previews at the Prince Edward Theatre in London's West End this week, we stopped by the final rehearsals for the show to talk to the three leading cast members, Dean John-Wilson who plays 'Aladdin', Jade Ewen who plays 'Princess Jasmine' and American actor Trevor Dion Nicholas who will reprise the role of 'The Genie' in the West End.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Casey Nicholaw Reigns over Broadway & London

Director and Choreographer Casey Nicholaw is potentially the hardest working man currently working in musical theatre. Having just opened his latest musical on Broadway, Tuck Everlasting this week at the Broadhurst Theatre, he is currently rehearsing for the London opening of Disney's Aladdin, which sees him once again at the helm in both creative capacities, mounting the show in the West End where it opens at the Prince Edward Theatre on 15 June 2016.

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