The Magic Carpet Is Officially Flying into London! Aladdin Comes to the West End!
You may remember a short while ago, we brought you the rumoured news that the Broadway production of Aladdin was soon to be London bound. Remember?
Get out your credit cards and magic lamps because Aladdin IS coming to London in 2016!
The Prince Edward Theatre will play home to the Disney musical when it opens for previews on 27th May 2016 and continues with it’s press night on 6th June. Broadway star Trevor Dion Nicholas will reprise his role as the Genie for the West End production, which also marks his London stage debut. Further casting is yet to be announced but watch this space!
The stage adaptation first opened in America in 2011 and on Broadway in 2014. It has music by Disney legends Alan Menken and lyrics from Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and has been nominated for five Tony Awards.
Casey Nicholaw directs and choreographs the show, which will replace the revival of Miss Saigon which is due to close on 27 February next year
Are you as excited as we are? We think it will be a big hit and can’t resist sharing the Broadway trailer with you all!