FIRST LOOK: Trailer for Howard – documentary about lyricist Howard Ashman

Howard Ashman documentary

We are pleased to brings you this first look preview at Don Hahn’s new documentary about the late lyricist Howard Ashman. Ashman and composer Alan Menken worked together on Little Shop Of Horrors, God Bless You Mr Rosewater and helped to revive Disney’s animation division with The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin. Ashman, who was openly gay, died of complications from AIDS … Read more

New Casting Announced for Aladdin At Prince Edward Theatre

As Disney’s musical Aladdin heads towards its first birthday, it has been announced that Matthew Croke will make his West End debut in a leading role taking on the role of Aladdin from 5 June 2017. Originally from Sheffield, Matthew has appeared previously in Annie get Your Gun (Sheffield Crucible). Singin’ In the Rain (UK Tour), Funny Girl (Menier Chocolate Factory) and West Side Story … Read more

Disney To Hold Open Auditions For Aladdin

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Disney Theatrical have announced that they will be holding open auditions for their new West End musical Aladdin. The critically acclaimed show which opened at the Prince Edward Theatre in June 2016, and Disney’s casting team will be holding auditions for both male and female singers and dancers to play ensemble and featured roles. Disney’s casting team is looking for athletic, technically trained dancers with … Read more

Top 100 Greatest Musicals Results: 80 – 71

Top 100 Musicals of All Time Poll Results

Welcome to our second instalment of votes from our Top 100 Greatest Musicals of all time poll. There are a few new entries and some bona fide classics in this part of the list. Congratulations to all those who are listed in our roll call of truly great musicals. Did your favourites make the Top 100? Don’t forget to let us know your thoughts in … Read more

VIDEO: Aladdin’s TWO Genies Duet

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Here at BritishTheatre.com we’re big fans of Disney’s Aladdin, first as an animated film and now as a stage show, but this wonderful video is the icing on the cake. Meet Aladdin’s two Genie’s Broadway’s James Monroe Inglehart and London’s Trevor Dion Nicholas as they sing Somebody’s Got Your Back from the show. We’ll guarantee that their great humour and enormous talent will get you … Read more

REVIEW ROUND UP: Aladdin, Prince Edward Theatre

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So what did UK theatre critics and theatre bloggers think of Aladdin at London’s Prince Edward Theatre. Douglas Mayo, BritishTheatre.com  ✭✭✭✭ Whilst the pantomime comparison is inevitable, this production of Aladdin, is a big hit show that is perfectly at home in London’s West End. It’s a fast paced, energetic and supremely satisfying night at the theatre, and I daresay one that people will want … Read more

VIDEO: Aladdin Opening Night

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Last night Disney’s Aladdin opened at the Prince Edward Theatre. BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you this great preview of the red carpet and the show. Following nearly three years on Broadway, Casey Nicholaw’s epic production based on the Disney Animated film is sure to delight audiences both young and old. Read our review of Aladdin. BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR DISNEY’S ALADDIN

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