Aladdin to Launch New North American Tour in October
This tour is sure to be shining, shimmering, splendid! A newly imagined North American tour of Aladdin is scheduled to launch in October. The engagement will mark the first time Aladdin can be seen anywhere in North America outside of New York since March 2020. It will begin in Schenectady, New York at Proctors with a run from October 11 through October 23. During the 2022-2023 season, the tour will play 36 cities, including Austin, Kansas City and San Antonio.
Aladdin, adapted from the animated Disney film and centuries-old folk tales, including “One Thousand and One Nights,” is brought to fresh theatrical life in this musical. Aladdin’s journey sweeps audiences into a world of adventure, comedy and romance. This production features a score, including the five songs from the Academy Award-winning soundtrack and more written especially for the stage.
The show features music by Tony Award and eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman, three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice and six-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin, with a book by Beguelin. It is directed and choreographed by Tony winner Casey Nicholaw.
The Disney Theatrical production’s full itinerary and casting will be announced at a later date.