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Check out these rehearsal images of the new cast of ALADDIN

Ahead of its first anniversary at the Prince Edward Theatre, Disney’s Aladdin has released behind-the-scenes photography of the new company in rehearsals. Having opened to critical acclaim in London’s West End in June 2016, the hit musical based on the classic Academy Award®-winning animated film will celebrate its first birthday in the West End on […]

Check out this first look at MATTHEW CROKE as ALADDIN

Disney Theatrical Productions has released an exclusive first look at Matthew Croke as the title role in Aladdin ahead of his first performance in the title role on 5 June 2017 at the Prince Edward Theatre. A behind-the-scenes video of Matthew’s very first Aladdin transformation and photo shoot is also available now. The new musical […]

Matthew Croke to take over the role of ALADDIN in the West End

Matthew Croke will take over the role of Aladdin from 5 June 2017. Jade Ewen will continue in the role of Jasmine and Trevor Dion Nicholas, who made his London stage debut as Genie, remains in the role. The role marks Matthew’s debut in a leading role in the West End. Originally from Sheffield, Matthew has […]

Disney’s ALADDIN to hold first Autism Friendly Relaxed Performance

Disney’s Aladdin to hold first Autism Friendly Relaxed Performance at the Prince Edward Theatre on 29 August 2017 Disney’s hit new musical ALADDIN, which opened in the West End in June 2016 is pleased to announce its first dedicated Autism-Friendly Performance will take place on Tuesday 29 August 2017. Tickets are now on sale. It […]

Gender swapping at ALADDIN

Based on the 1992 Disney film and featuring a mixture of new music and classic songs, Aladdin tells the story of a down on his luck boy called Aladdin who lives on the streets. When he bumps into a beautiful girl called Jasmine he falls immediately for her, unaware that she is a Princess who […]

Did I enjoy the shows I was looking forward to seeing in 2016?

At the end of last year I published the ‘Top Ten Shows I’m looking forward to seeing in 2016’. Now that year is over and done with, I thought I would take a look back at what I was looking forward to seeing and see what I actually thought of the shows!   Hand To […]

REVIEW: ALADDIN (Waddon Leisure Centre, Croydon) ★★★

In this whole review of Aladdin you will not be bothered by any silly “look behind you” quotes or cheesy “Oh no he isn’t ” tomfoolery…… your humble reviewer is not so childish as to resort to these kind of tricks. (Oh yes he is). Oh no I’m, ……er’ I’m sorry, just defending my self. […]

REVIEW: ALADDIN (The Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts) ★★★

It’s coming up to Christmas so for many places such as The Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, that means it’s panto season.This year’s panto is ALADDIN: written, directed and starring Peter Dunan (Abanazer), alongside Max Bowden (Aladdin). Sapphire Elia (Princess XiaoXue) and Adam Price (Widow Twankey). Filled with upbeat songs such as Can’t Stop […]

Louise Dearman to star in the WEST END WINTER CONCERT on Monday 12 December

The Hornby Bursary present WEST END WINTER CONCERT on Monday 12th December, 2pm at The Actors Church, Bedford Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 9ED. Featuring Louise Dearman, Stagebox Kids, The Arts Ed Choir, Emmanuel Kojo Don Gallagher, and many more! All funds raised are donated to the Chris Honby bursary Tickets: £12. Book now   Chris […]

Lyric Hammersmith announce Spring 2017 season starting with FANTASTIC MR FOX

The Lyric Hammersmith have announced their Spring 2017 season, a diverse and eclectic programme of major new works featuring national and international collaborations. Following the Lyric Hammersmith’s much-loved annual pantomime, Aladdin, which closes the winter season, Fantastic Mr Fox, a co-production with Nuffield and Curve, will launch itself on to the Lyric stage early in the […]

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