The beloved Disney musical takes to the stage at the New Amsterdam Theater in New York City. Amazing sets, stunning costumes and the popular songs by Alan Menken delight audiences of all ages. The story closely follows the animated and live-action Disney movies with a few modifications to accommodate the stage. Overall, the delightful presentations enable spectators to sit back and enjoy the antics of Aladdin the street urchin as he makes his way to the palace and into the heart of Princess Jasmine. A magical genie and Aladdin outwit the evil Jafar, save the day and get rewarded with a life that neither dreamed of enjoying. The show opened in NYC in February of 2014 and quickly became a family favorite.
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The first production of Aladdin The Musical opened at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle. The cast and crew presented the show in a number of cities throughout the country before venturing to Bogota, Columbia; Manila, Philippines; and Toronto, Canada. The production's success on Broadway influenced Disney Productions to present Aladdin The Musical to audiences in London's West End. From there, the show traveled to Hamburg, Germany; Melbourne, Australia; and Tokyo, Japan. The live stage show has thus far won five Tony Award nominations. The show won the Drama Desk Award in the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical category. The musical soundtrack earned a number of Grammy Award nominations for the arrangements of "A Million Miles Away" and "Whole New World." In 2019, Aladdin The Musical tours to other cities through December. The destinations include Durham, North Carolina; Providence, Rhode Island; Baltimore, Maryland; and East Lansing, Michigan.
Where can I buy Aladdin The Musical tickets?
Tickets for all Aladdin The Musical performances are easily purchased at stubhub.com or through the mobile app.
What time does the show begin, and how long does it last?
Depending on the day of the showing, the musical begins at one of the following times: 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. The performance spans two and a half hours and includes one intermission.
Can Aladdin The Musical ticket holders meet some of the cast members?
Young family members are often thrilled at the chance of meeting some of the musical's players. As such, some of the cast members may make themselves available for meet and greets after the performance. They may agree to happily sign autographs and pose for pictures. Audience members need merely request directions to the Stage Door.
Who were the original cast members of the musical?
When the show opened in 2011 in Seattle, Jonathan Freeman reprised his film role as Jafar when appearing on stage. Adam Jacobs portrayed the urchin Aladdin, and Courtney Reed played Jasmine. James Monroe Iglehart delighted audiences as the genie, and Clifton Davis played the sultan. Don Darryl Rivera portrayed Iago. The characters of Andrew Keenan-Bolger as Omar, Brian Gonzales as Kassim and Brandon O'Neill as Babkak replaced the mischievous Abu.
Have there been new cast members joining the show since the New York premiere?
Many of the musical's iconic characters are played by new faces in the NYC show. Clinton Greenspan now portrays Aladdin, Ariel Jacobs plays Jasmine, J.C. Montgomery plays the Sultan and Major Attaway plays the Genie. Although the trio of Omar, Kassim and Babkak remain, Kassim is now played by Mike Longo, and Omar is portrayed by Brad Weinstock.
What other attractions are located nearby Aladdin The Musical in New York?
Fans of Aladdin The Musical may also enjoy Disney musicals like Frozen the Musical at the St. James Theatre in Times Square. In addition to the many world-class theaters that line the streets, the location features a number of iconic stores like Hershey's Chocolate World, which is a must for chocolate lovers. Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum is also close to Times Square.Back to Top