Monday, November 23

Full cast announced for Disney's Aladdin

Casting has been announced for the  Broadway transfer of Disney's Aladdin. As previously announced leading the cast as Aladdin will be Dean John-Wilson whose theatre credits include in the UK tour of Sister Act, From Here to Eternity, Songs For a New World and the National Theatre's  Here Lies Love.

Starring as Jasmine will be former Sugababe Jade Ewen. Most recently seen in In The Heights. Her many theatre credits include The Lion King and Whistle Down The Wind.

They will be joined by Broadway cast member Trevor Dion Nicholas who will make his London stage debut as Genie, Don Gallagher (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Sweeney Todd) as Jafar, Peter Howe, (originator of the role of Michael Wormwood in Matilda The Musical) as Iago, Irvine Iqbal (Bend It Like Beckham) as Sultan and Nathan Amzi (In The Heights) as Babka

The cast will be completed by Stephen Rahman-Hughes, Arran Anzani-Jones, Miles Barrow, Albey Brookes, Lauren Chia, Bianca Cordice, Leon Craig, Daniel de Bourg, Seng Henk Goh, Melanie Elizabeth, Kade Ferraiolo, Michelle Chantelle Hopewell, Fred Johanson, Mitch Leow, Oliver Lidert, Thierry Picaut, Alex Pinder, Briony Scarlett, Kyle Seeley, Sadie-Jean Shirley, Ricardo Spriggs, Katie Singh, Dawnita Smith, Marsha Songcome, Kayleigh Thadani and Jermaine Woods.

Casey Nicholaw directs and choreographs the show, which will replace Miss Saigon at the Prince Edwards Theatre which is transferring to Broadway and due to close on 27th  February next year.

Aladdin will open at the Prince Edward Theatre on Wednesday 15 June 2016, with previews from Friday 27 May.Tickets go on sale at 8:00 am today. 

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