Disney’s Aladdin, the musical comedy based on the classic Academy Award®-winning animated film, will open in Sydney at the Capitol Theatre in August 2016.
Tickets will go on sale in March 2016. Disney Fans rejoice.
Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award and Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act, Little Shop of Horrors), lyrics by Oscar winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), Tony Award and Oscar winner Tim Rice (Evita, Aida) and Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer). With a book by Beguelin, Aladdin is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten).
Aladdin, adapted from the Disney film and centuries-old folktales including “One Thousand and One Nights,” is brought to life in this new musical. Aladdin’s journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance.
So, Australia, get out your Aladdin lamps and put the show on your To Do List.