After an industry reading earlier this year, The Prince of Egypt will receive its West End premiere at the Dominion Theatre next year, it has been announced.
The Prince of Egypt Tickets
A new stage musical based on the DreamWorks animated motion picture The Prince of Egypt is set to open in the West End at the Dominion Theatre from 5th February.
The musical features music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, who write the songs of Wicked, with a book by the film's writer Philip LaZebnik, and will be directed by Scott Schwartz.
Featuring songs such as Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey's hit , plus "Deliver Us", "All I Ever Wanted" and "Through Heaven's Eyes", The Prince of Egypt is based on the book of Exodus and tells the story of Moses, who was born a child of Israel, and brought up in Egypt after he was found by Pharoah's wife in a wicker basket floating on the Nile.
The Prince of Egypt runs at the Dominion Theatre from 5th February with an official opening night on 25th February. Tickets are on sale now.
The film, which was released in 1998, featured the voice acting of Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Sandra Bullock and Patrick Stewart. Casting for a musical production is yet to be announced.
While the musical received a reading in London in early 2019, it has previously been staged in North America in 2017, with a run at TheatreWorks in California. The musical will feature 10 brand new song, and will include "When You Believe".
The Prince of Egypt tickets are available now.
Image courtesy DreamWorks Animation
The Prince of Egypt Customer reviews
Latest The Prince of Egypt News & Features
UPDATE: Since this story was published, it has been confirmed that The Prince of Egypt will receive its world premiere at the Dominion Theatre. The Prince of Egypt tickets are available now. Currently celebrating its 20th Anniversary year, DreamWorks Animation's hit movie The Prince of Egypt may well be getting a West End makeover!