Aladdin London – Full Casting Announced

Jade Ewen and Dean John Wilson will star in Disney's Aladdin in London.

Disney Theatrical Productions have announced that Dean John-Wilson will play the role of Aladdin in the West End premiere of Disney’s latest musical hit. Dean will be joined by Jade Ewen as Jasmine, Don Gallagher as Jafar, Peter Howe as Iago, Irvine Iqbal as the Sultan, Nathan Amzi as Babkak, Stephen Rahman-Hughes as Kassim and Rachid Sabitri as Omar. As previously announced, Broadway cast member Trevor Dion Nicholas will make his London stage debut as Genie. Thomas Schumacher, President and Producer of Disney Theatrical Productions said “As we cast this exceptional company, I was impressed again – as I have been many times in the last two decades – by the vast, deep pool of musical theatre talent in London and throughout Britain, And how gratifying that talent is a microcosm of the country in all its diversity and distinction. I’m so proud this beautiful cast reflects that.” Aladdin features … Read more

Elf! – New Show Trailer Released

Elf musical Theatre Royal

BritishTheatre.com are pleased to bring you new show trailer for the London premiere of Elf The Musical ahead of tonight’s Gala performance in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society. Elf stars Ben Forster, Kimberley Walsh, Joe McGann and Jessica Martin, and is based on the 2003 film which starred Will Ferrell. The show features a book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, with songs by Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin. Elf runs at the Dominion Theatre until 2 January 2016. BOOK NOW FOR ELF THE MUSICAL

Behind The Scenes – Cast Recording Of Elf The Musical

Elf London Cast Album

We’re delighted to bring you this great behind the scenes featurette for the recording of the London cast album of Elf The Musical. Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema hit starring Will Ferrell, Elf is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. The cast album features the talents of Ben Forster as Buddy the Elf, Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin as Emily Hobbs. Elf features a book by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan … Read more

Disney’s Aladdin Heads To West End

Trevor Dion Nicholas will play Genie in Aladdin at the Prince Edwards Theatre, London

Disney Theatrical has announced that the Tony Award-winning stage musical Aladdin whill begin previews at London’s Prince Edward Theatre from 27 May 2016 with it’s opening night scheduled for Thursday 9 June 2016. Broadway cast member Trevor Dion Nicholas will make his london stage debut as Genie with further casting to be announced. “In 1992, Howard Ashman, Alan Menken and Tim Rice’s reimagining of the Aladdin tale became the biggest movie of the year around the globe. Now 23 years later, Casey Nicholaw’s production lifts a whole new audience and sends them home on air,” said Thomas Schumacher President and Producer, Disney Theatrical Productions. “We are thrilled to fly Aladdin’s carpet to London where the show has found its ideal home in Cameron Mackintosh’s stunning Prince Edward Theatre.” From Disney Theatrical Productions, the producer of The Lion King, Aladdin features the much-loved songs from the 1992 animated film as well … Read more

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