Aladdin Tickets

Many must have heard of the famous Arab folktale of Aladdin and the magic lamp from One Thousand and One Nights. The story was immortalized by Disney in their 1992 animated film “Aladdin” which was a commercial success. Aladdin, the musical is based on the movie and features the same plot and the Academy Award winning score of the movie. The musical is going to open on Broadway next year after a pre-Broadway run at the Ed Mirvish Theatre in Toronto. now to catch this wonderful Disney spectacle live, and watch the classic movie come to life on stage right in front of you.


Disney’s Aladdin

Music by:

Alan Menken

Lyrics by:

Tim Rice, Howard Ashman, Chad Beguelin

Famous Songs:

Price Ali, A Whole New World, Arabian Nights

The musical first premiered at the 5th Avenue Theater form the 7th to the 31st of July, 2011. It was a huge success and plans were put into motion to bring the show to Broadway. Featuring an enchanting story line, loveable characters and simply wonderful music, this musical has all the elements required for it to be a huge commercial hit on Broadway. 


The musical is set in an exotic far away land in the fictional Kingdom of Agrabah.  The Sultan’s Grand Vizier Jafar is trying to take the kingdom for himself, but for that he needs to find a long lost magic lamp which he knows to be buried in the fabled Cave of Wonders. But Jafar cannot access the cave himself, for he is unworthy.

He needs to find a substitute, a "diamond in the rough", an ordinary person with a pure heart. Enter Aladdin, a street urchin, who has to steal food to survive. In a twist of fate, Aladdin meets the princess of Agrabah, Jasmine in the market place and he falls head over heels in love with her. But before anything can happen Aladdin is captured for stealing food and sent to the Palace dungeons.

Jafar meets him there under disguise and sends Aladdin to the cave of wonders to recover the lamp. At great peril to his life, Aladdin recovers the lamp and in return gets three wishes from the genie of the lamp. The rest of the story revolves around how Jafar’s evil plot unfolds and how Aladdin has to muster up the courage to save the city from Jafar while trying to win Jasmine’s heart.  

Creative Team:

The composer of the original movie score, Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken, is once again collaborating with Disney to work on the score for the musical. The show will feature all the songs from the movie while incorporating the songs that did not make it to the final cut of the feature. Work by lyricists Howard Ashman, Time Rice and Chad Beguelin is featured in the musical for which a number of new songs have been written. Beguelin has also written the book for the musical.

One of the most exciting features of the musical is that actor Jonathan Freeman, who voiced Jafar in the film version, has announced that he will portray the character onstage as well.

The musical features amazing effects, fantastic dance numbers, extravagant sets, imaginative pageantry and one of the best sound tracks you will ever hear. This comedy and musical masterpiece is an event that simply should not be missed so buy tickets to the show now and watch one of the all time great animated films come to life on stage.


Interesting Facts about Aladdin the Movie

  1. During recording, Robin Williams improvised so much that the creative team had almost 16 hours of material.
  2. The film became the first animated movie and fourteenth overall to gross more than $200,000,000.
  3. Aladdin was created to resemble actor Michael J. Fox, but was added with elements of Tom Cruise, to make him more desirable.
  4. Jafar was based on Sleeping Beauty villain Maleficent. The two villains not only share looks but both carry magical staff and have pet birds. They even turn into monstrous animals at the end of their respective movies.
  5. Actor Patrick Stewart had to turn down the role of Jafar due to scheduling conflicts. He has said in interviews that this is his biggest professional regret.