Aladdin on Broadway
Location: 214 W 42nd St
In Aladdin Broadway, adapted from the Disney film and centuries-old folktales including One Thousand and One Nights, the story of Aladdin is brought to fresh theatrical life in this exuberant new musical comedy. Aladdin’s journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance. This new production features a full score, including the five cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning soundtrack, as well as more written especially for the stage.
Aladdin New York brings the fantastical world of streetwise hero Aladdin, his love Princess Jasmine, his evil nemesis Jafar and his magical sidekick the Genie to the Great White Way. This high-energy, visually stunning musical is directed by The Book of Mormon's Casey Nicholaw. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
In the middle-eastern town of Agrabah, Princess Jasmine is feeling hemmed in by her father’s desire to find her a royal groom. Meanwhile, the Sultan’s right-hand man, Jafar, is plotting to take over the throne. When Jasmine sneaks out of the palace incognito, she forms an instant connection with Aladdin, a charming street urchin and reformed thief. After being discovered together, Aladdin is sentenced to death, but Jafar saves him by ordering him to fetch a lamp from the Cave of Wonders. Where there’s a lamp, there’s a Genie, and once Aladdin unwittingly lets this one out, anything can happen! Will Aladdin’s new identity as “Prince Ali” help him win Jasmine’s heart and thwart Jafar’s evil plans? Will the Genie’s wish for freedom ever come true?
Aladdin on Broadway features memorable songs from the movie, like "A Whole New World," "Prince Ali" and "Friend Like Me"—plus a few new ones by Disney's Oscar-, Grammy-, Tony- and even Razzie-winning composer Alan Menken— that are satisfyingly recreated for the stage. Disney has had its hits and misses in transferring its repertoire to Broadway, Aladdin however, is a solid reproduction of a beloved film—and features a few original surprises. Aladdin NYC Broadway is a gorgeously produced show that’s a delight from start to finish. The beloved characters are given fresh life on the New Amsterdam Theatre stage and the costumes and set design are among the most beautiful on Broadway. Aladdin and Jasmine’s magic carpet ride to “A Whole New World” inspires gasps of delight and seven new songs help flesh out a story that keeps audiences entranced all the way through to its happily-ever-after ending.
Aladdin Broadway tickets can be purchased in advance online. Aladdin tickets range in price from $57.50 to $227.50 per ticket. You can also obtain Aladdin on Broadway tickets through their digital lottery. A limited number of tickets are sold to winners of the official digital lottery for $30 per ticket. Entries are accepted from 7 PM the night before to 9 AM the morning of the performance. For more information on Aladdin tickets Broadway lottery click here.
The New Amsterdam Theater, home of Aladdin is just around the corner from Stop #16 for the Port Authority on both our Downtown and our Uptown and Harlem routes.
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