Aladdin on course for the West End

aladdin-broadway-logoHit Broawdway show Aladdin is in negotiation to fly it’s magical carpet into the London Palladium in early 2016, the Daily Mail has reported.

Adapted from the 1992 Disney animated film, Aladdin is the story of a street urchin who uses the help of a magic Genie to win the heart of Princess Jasmine.

Directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, the production features a book by Chad Beguelin, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice and the late Howard Ashman.

aladdinliveAladdin is currently running on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre, where the production opened in March this year. The show  stars Adam Jacobs as Aladdin, Courtney Reed as Jasmine, Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart as the Genie, Jonathan Freeman as Jafar, Clifton Davis as the Sultan, Don Darryl Rivera as Lago with Brian Gonzales, Brandon O’Neill and Jonathan Schwartz as Aladdin’s sidekicks Babkak, Kassim and Omar.