Ticket Alert: Disney's Aladdin Comes To The London Stage

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Ticket Alert: Disney's Aladdin Comes To The London Stage
Photo of the Broadway version by Deen van Meer.

Disney is set to make another assault on the West End with a musical adaptation of its animated film Aladdin. Following its relentlessly successful The Lion King, which has been playing in London since 1999, the all-singing, all-dancing Arabic-themed extravaganza will open at the Prince Edward Theatre on 15 June 2016.

The cast includes Dean John Wilson, who first made a splash on Britain's Got Talent, as Aladdin, and ex-Sugababe Jade Ewen as Princess Jasmine. Broadway cast member Trevor Dion Nicholas will make his London stage debut as the Genie, a part Robin Williams played in the film. The design team have won a stack of Tonys and the director Casey Nicholaw has form with The Book of Mormon so expect this to be a behemoth.

Tickets went on sale today and can be booked on the Aladdin website. Opening night is 15 June 2016 with previews from 27 May.

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A whole new world of prancing about a bit. Photo by Deen van Meer.
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Genie in a bottle: Trevor Dion Nicholas from the Broadway show.
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Stars Dean John Wilson as Aladdin and Jade Ewen as Princess Jasmine. Photo by Helen Maybanks.

Last Updated 23 November 2015