Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice, Chad Beguelin
Music by Alan Menken
Book by Chad Beguelin
Directed and Choreographed by Casey Nicholaw
Adam Jacobs, Anthony Murphy, Isabelle McCalla, Jonathan Weir, Reggie de Leon, JC Montgomery, Zach Bencal, Philippe Arroyo, Mike Longo
Sets: Bob Crowley
Costumes: Gregg Barnes
Lights: Natasha Katz
Sound: Ken Travis
First Performance April 11, 2017
Final Performance September 10, 2017
Over 3 million people have seen ALADDIN worldwide. Now, it’s Chicago’s turn!
From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
Hailed by USA Today as “Pure Genie-Us,” ALADDIN features all your favorite songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony® and Academy Award® winner Alan Menken (Newsies) with lyrics penned by the legendary Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast), Tony Award winner Tim Rice (The Lion King, Aida), and book writer Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer).
Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten!), this “Fabulous” and “Extravagant” (The New York Times) new musical boasts an incomparable design team, with sets, costumes and lighting from Tony Award winners Bob Crowley (Mary Poppins), Gregg Barnes (Kinky Boots), and Natasha Katz (An American in Paris).
See why audiences and critics agree, ALADDIN is “Exactly What You Wished For!” (NBC-TV).