Disney announced today that the Tony® Award-winning new musical Aladdin will hold its West End premiere on Thursday 9th June 2016 at the Prince Edward Theatre in London, with previews from Friday 27th May 2016.
To sign up for exclusive access to the priority booking period, which will open on Friday 23rd October 2015, visit www.aladdinthemusical.co.uk. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday 23rd November 2015. Tickets for the initial booking period are available for performances up to and including 1st October 2016.
Broadway cast member Trevor Dion Nicholas (pictured right) will make his London stage debut as Genie. Full casting will be announced in due course.
From Disney Theatrical Productions, the producer of The Lion King, Aladdin features the much-loved songs from the 1992 animated film as well as new music written by Tony, Olivier and eight-time Academy Award® winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Little Shop Of Horrors). With lyrics from Olivier Award and two-time Oscar® winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony, Olivier Award and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice (Evita, Aida), and four-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), and a book by Beguelin, Aladdin is directed and choreographed by Tony and Olivier Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon).
Visit www.aladdinthemusical.co.uk to find out more.
Images: Deen van Meer