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Aladdin

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November 6 - 30, 2024

Impressive stage magic, a gold-dripping design and a party-loving genie make this energetic adaptation of the animated movie a wicked treat

The Guardian

Why See Aladdin?

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get ready to grab your magic carpet

In an exotic, faraway land, one young pauper's life is about to change with the luck of an ancient lamp - and you're invited to join this magic carpet ride as it embarks on its first UK tour! Based on the hit Disney classic movie Aladdin, this Tony Award-winning musical features all your favourite songs from the film including 'A Whole New World, 'Friend Like me' and 'One Jump!'

Disney brings their 1992 movie classic to life in this fantastical musical, which features the same unforgettable music as the film - created by Academy and Tony award-winning composer Alan Menken and lyricists Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin - as well as some brand new numbers.

WHAT IS ALADDIN ABOUT?

Aladdin is a charming street urchin in Agrabah, who, when 'exploring' the mysterious Cave of Wonders, uncovers an ancient lamp that proves to be more than just an interesting lighting solution. He unwittingly frees the lamp's resident wacky Genie, who grants him three wishes. Transformed from pauper to Prince, Aladdin catches the eye of beautiful but bored Princess Jasmine, who longs for some adventure of her own!

But it's not all a smooth magic carpet ride, because Aladdin isn't the only one that knows of the lamp's power. Enter the nefarious Jafar and his minions, who have plans for three wishes of their own and it's up to Aladdin to defeat him to keep the Kingdom from his clutches.

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Dates

Opening night: 6 November 2024

Run time

Two hours and 30 minutes with one intermission

Cast and Creative

Cast

Gavin Adams as Aladdin
Desmonda Cathabel as Jasmine
Yeukayi Ushe as Genie
Adam Strong as Jafar
Angelo Paragoso as Iago
Jo Servi as the Sultan
Nay-Nay as Babkak
Nelson Bettencourt as Kassim
Adam Taylor as Omar

Ensemble & Swing

Hannah Amin, Dammi Aregbeshola, Rico Bakker, Daisy Barnett, Sarah Benbelaid, Erin Gisele Chapman, Tau-En Chien, Zac Frieze, Juan Jackson, James Lim, Harriet Millier, Aaron Elijah Patel, Abbie Platts, Joseph Pulton, Olivier Scheers, Kerry Spark, Ricardo Spriggs, Damien Winchester and Niko Wirachman

Creative

Directed by Casey Nicholaw
Book by Chad Beguelin
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin
Bob Crowley - Sets
Gregg Barnes - Costumes
Natasha Katz - Lighting
Jim Steinmeye - Visual Effects

Awards

What's On Stage Awards 2017
Best Supporting Actor in a Musical - Trevor Dion Nicolas
Best Costume Design

What we thought

entertaining Feel-good DESIRABLE

It is a winner whether if you are a newcomer to the film, or a die-hard fan

As the resident Disney superfan at London Theatreland, to say I was ridiculously excited about this new addition to the House Of Mouse's West End collection is a little of an understatement.

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Natalie Vincent

Natalie Vincent

What you thought

10 reviews, average rating: (4.7 Stars)

4.5 star rating

G Miller: “Aladdin”

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Pola: “Magical ”

I was amazed by the actors and choreography too. From the beginning to... more

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