Aladdin the Musical is playing at the New Amsterdam Theater on West 42nd Street in New York City. But more importantly, it's a family-friendly show that's sure to enchant both fans of the popular 1992 Disney film that inspired it, as well as audiences who are unfamiliar with the animated classic. If you're looking for spectacle of comedy, magic and tunes you'll be humming to yourself for days, buy tickets for Aladdin next time you're in New York.
Aladdin on Broadway tells the familiar tale of the charming street urchin Aladdin and the magic lamp he stumbles across. When Aladdin rubs the lamp by accident, he releases a Genie who promises him three wishes. The rest of the Aladdin musical is a colorful and humorous retelling of the ancient story of just how unexpectedly those wishes play out. It's a whole new world that critics and audiences alike hail as "pure genie-us!"
Aladdin has been a perennial crowd-pleaser since its opening night on March 14, 2014. The Aladdin Broadway show uses songs from the original collaboration between composer Alan Menken and lyricist Howard Ashman that never made it into the Disney movie. The show is directed and choreographed by the Tony Award-winning impresario Casey Nicholaw, who first captured Broadway's heart when he helmed the musical The Book of Mormon. Aladdin theatre tickets are some of the hottest tickets on Broadway, and you can purchase tickets for any seat in the house right here on CheapTickets.
Did you know these Aladdin facts?
- The scenery used to recreate the fictional Arabian city of Agrabah on the Broadway stage weighs more than 20 tons.
- There are 337 individual costumes in the Aladdin New York show, and each and every one of them was custom-made by hand. In addition to the costumes, designers also customized 161 pairs of shoes.
- Jonathan Freeman, who played Jafar in the original cast production, also voiced the same character in the 1992 Disney film.
Current Aladdin show schedule
Aladdin on Broadway in New York has 7:00 pm shows on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and 8:00pm shows on Saturdays and Sundays. Additionally, the Aladdin Broadway musical offers a 1:00pm matinee on Wednesday and a 2:00pm matinee on Saturdays. Like all Broadway theatrical venues, the New Amsterdam Theater is dark on Monday nights.
Smart theater-goers will want to purchase their cheap Aladdin tickets ahead of time to get good seats for this incredible live show.