ALADDIN JR Opens to a Whole New World at Desert Stages, Now Through 6/22
It's a whole new world on the Mainstage as Desert Stages Theatre is proud to present Aladdin Jr. Under the direction of Tiffany Atkinson, this spectacular musical production is a feast for the eyes and ears with such Disney classics as "Friend Like Me" and "A Whole New World" running Fri May 16th- Sun June 22nd.
Set in the land of Agrabah, it follows the story of a peasant boy Aladdin and his adventures with his sidekick monkey Abu. Upon meeting the rebellious Princess Jasmine, Aladdin finds a crazy wish granting Genie who helps turn him into a Prince to win her heart. The evil Jafar has other plans to take over the Kingdom and the power of the Genie himself!
Come see this high energy and high flying show that will be sure to leave you smiling and singing along or days to come! Tickets available on the Desert Stages website at www.desertstages.org or by calling the box office at 480-483-1664. Show times are Friday & Saturdays at 7:30pm and Saturdays & Sundays at 1pm and 3pm.
About Desert Stages Theatre. A bustling community playhouse, Desert Stages Theatre in Scottsdale, Ariz., is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3, founded in 1995, and delivers performances year round. Four show schedules occur throughout the year: Actor's Café performances in the intimate, proscenium-style 65-seat theatre; Mainstage Series in Cullity Hall, an inventive 140-seat theatre-in-the-round; On Stage Children's Series for ages 3-19, and Next Stage Series for 12-19, both also performed in Cullity Hall. DST also operates a theatrical academy (Center Stage, among many other classes), regularly hosts talent shows (Show Your Stuff) and offers a variety of music, dance and other classes open to the community. DST is led by co-founder, executive director and artistic director, Laurie Cullity. Additional co-founders are Joan Thompson and the late Gerry Cullity. Included in each DST season are children's productions of original scripts, musical scores and lyrics by co-founder Cullity whose works are still relished eight years after his passing. Desert Stages has developed thousands of thespians, young and old, many with compelling personal stories of triumph and major stage success, all of whom perform at DST for the pure love of the theatre.