The Broadway sensation Aladdin will make its Singapore premiere at Marina Bay Sands, with performances beginning on July 21, 2019. This English-language production will play its first and only Asian stop at Sands Theatre.
Based on the Academy Award®- winning animated film, Aladdin made its world premiere to critical acclaim at Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre on March 20, 2014. It quickly established itself as one of the biggest new blockbusters in recent years, breaking 14 New Amsterdam Theatre house records and welcoming close to 10 million people worldwide.
At the media launch held recently at the Sands Theatre, the talented principal cast, Gareth Jacobs as the Genie, Graeme Isaako as Aladdin, and Shubshri Kandiah as Jasmine, gave viewers a preview of well-loved Aladdin songs, including the A Whole New World. Take a look at the event here:
This spectacular production boasts a cast of 34 and a staggering 337 glittering costumes, which feature 1,225 different fabrics, 712 different styles of beads and almost 500,000 Swarovski crystals. 40 tonnes of exotic flying scenery and 60 tonnes of automation and staging will be transferred to Singapore in more than 40 sea containers to recreate the fantasy city of Agrabah including the colourful marketplace, the lush palace of the Sultan and his princess daughter Jasmine and the legendary Cave of Wonders.
The talented principal cast features Gareth Jacobs inthe role of the Genie, Graeme Isaako as Aladdin and Shubshri Kandiah as Jasmine.
Watch the full video of the live sneak preview of A Whole New World here: