CRITICS ARE RAVING
“Eye-popping and extravagant!” – Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
“Highly Recommended! This quintessential musical comedy flies into Chicago on an opulent magic carpet.” – Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times
“Feel-good and finely tuned! ALADDIN soars into Chicago and has audiences cheering!” – Barbara Vitello, Daily Herald
“Disney unleashes its lavish magic! Old-fashioned Capital-E entertainment. A dazzling, entertaining spectacle that’s comic gold.”- Kris Vire, Time Out Chicago
“A whole new world of musical magic in Chicago! Don’t miss it!” – Janet Davies, ABC-7
“Top notch! An incredibly talented cast, astounding sets and costumes, and music you walk out singing. A must see!” – Paul Lisnek, Comcast
“Funny and awesome!” – Dave Fogel, CBS Radio
“Stunningly beautiful and a delight from beginning to end.” – Hank Mendheim, Windy City LIVE
ABOUT THE SHOW
Over 3 million people have seen ALADDIN worldwide. Now, it’s Chicago’s turn!
From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
Hailed by USA Today as “Pure Genie-Us,” ALADDIN features all your favorite songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony® and Academy Award® winner Alan Menken (Newsies) with lyrics penned by the legendary Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast), Tony Award winner Tim Rice (The Lion King, Aida), and book writer Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer).
Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten!), this “Fabulous” and “Extravagant” (The New York Times) new musical boasts an incomparable design team, with sets, costumes and lighting from Tony Award winners Bob Crowley (Mary Poppins), Gregg Barnes (Kinky Boots), and Natasha Katz (An American in Paris).
See why audiences and critics agree, ALADDIN is “Exactly What You Wish For!” (NBC-TV).
All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket. As a courtesy to our patrons, Disney recommends its productions for ages 6 and up.