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'DISNEY's ALADDIN' opens October 30th

Terry James, Executive Producer

Aaron Thielen, Lead Artistic Director

Andy Hite, Artistic Director




October 30, 2008 – January 4, 2009



Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice

Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by Jim Luigs


DISNEY’s ALADDIN opens October 30th and runs through January 4th at The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive. Based on the smash hit 1992 Disney film Aladdin, DISNEY’s ALADDIN is a magical journey for all ages, featuring an Academy Award-winning score. DISNEY’s ALADDIN is directed and choreographed by Marriott Theatre for Young Audience’s favorite, Rachel Rockwell (Seussical, Wizard of Oz, Princess and the Pea).


DISNEY’s ALADDIN is a soaring magic carpet ride through Agrabah, the City of Enchantment. In the heart of the city lives a street urchin named Aladdin whose whole life changes when he discovers a magic lamp and unleashes a fun-loving, larger-than-life Genie who grants him three wishes.  Aladdin sees this as his opportunity to be with the beautiful, free-spirited Princess Jasmine, who is only allowed to marry a prince.  When the evil Jafar steals the lamp and tries to get the three wishes for himself, Aladdin must save the kingdom.  Through his adventures, Aladdin learns that he is a prince where it truly matters most—on the inside. DISNEY’s ALADDIN is a celebration of finding everlasting love and being true to oneself no matter what the circumstances.  The thrilling score of this classic family production includes Disney favorites “A Whole New World” and “Friend Like Me.”

DISNEY’s ALADDIN stars Bernie Yvon as the Genie, Christine Bunuan as Jasmine,  and Andrew Keltz as Aladdin.  Also featured is Roger Anderson as the Sultan, Debbie Laumand-Blanc as Iago, Jeff Max as Jafar, and Joe Tokarz as Razoul.  The ensemble includes Ericka Mac, Jason Shuffler and George Wolff.

Roberta Duchak will serve as Musical Director.  Patti Garwood is the Music Supervisor.  Set Design is by Alan Schwanke, Lighting Design by Jesse Klug, Costume Design by Nancy Missimi, and Sound Design by Bob Gilmartin. Jeff Bell conducts the Marriott Theatre orchestra.

 The performance schedule for DISNEY’s ALADDIN is as follows: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 10 am; Saturdays at 11 am and select Sunday performances at 10 am.  Please call 847.634.0200 or visit for the exact schedule, as some show times and dates may vary.  Tickets for all shows are $12, excluding tax and handling fees. Groups of 15 or more receive a discount by calling 847.634.5909. Free parking is available at all performances.  To reserve tickets with a major credit card, call the Marriott Theatre Box Office at 847.634.0200 or visit   


Photo credit: Peter Coombs and Marriott Theatre

Pictured: Christine Bunuan and Andrew Keltz

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