Disney’s Aladdin opens May 7 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

The Costa Mesa return of Disney’s Aladdin opens May 7 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts for a limited engagement of one week, through May 12. In Costa Mesa, Aladdin will play Tuesday through Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

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Photos by Deevan Meer

Senzel Ahmady as Jasmine and Adi Roy as Aladdin

The production features Adi Roy (Aladdin), Marcus M. Martin (Genie), Senzel Ahmady (Jasmine), Anand Nagraj (Jafar), Aaron Choi (Iago), Sorab Wadia (Sultan), Jake Letts (Babkak), Nathan Levy (Omar), Colt Prattes (Kassim), Nichalas L. Parker (Standby Genie, Jafar and Sultan) and J. Andrew Speas (Standby Genie, Sultan and Babkak).

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Marcus M. Martin plays the Genie

Rounding out the cast are Kolten Bell, Collin J. Bradley, Brandon Burks, Kyle Caress, Edward Cuellar, James Caleb Grice, Evin Johnson, Tyler Johnson-Campion, Nicole Lamb, Brandon J. Large, Lizzy Marie Legregin, Adam Mandala, Sonia Monroy, Gabriela E. Moreno, Angelina Mullins, Adriana Negron, Katie Pohlman, Kyra Smith, Asten Stewart and Jessica Mallare White.

Aladdin, the hit musical based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre to critical acclaim on March 20, 2014, and quickly established itself as one of the biggest new blockbusters in recent years. Having played more than 3,000 performances, the New York production is among the Top 20 longest runs in Broadway history.

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Hailed by The New York Times as “fabulous and extravagant,” the Broadway production has broken 16 New Amsterdam Theatre house records and spawned nine additional productions on four continents. Worldwide it has welcomed nearly 20 million people, and can be seen currently on Broadway, on tour across North America and the U.K. and Ireland, as well as in Japan and Spain, with a new production in Seoul, South Korea opening in fall 2024.

Produced by Disney Theatrical Group, under the direction of Andrew Flatt, Anne Quart and Thomas Schumacher, Aladdin features music by Tony Award and eight-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman, three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice and six-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin, with a book by Beguelin, and is directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw.

Aladdin is designed by seven-time Tony Award-winning scenic designer Bob Crowley, eight-time Tony Award-winning lighting designer Natasha Katz, and three-time Tony Award-winning costume designer Gregg Barnes and sound designer Ken Travis.

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Aladdin (Adi Roy) and the Magic Lamp

The production team also includes illusion designers Jim Steinmeyer and Rob Lake, hair designer Josh Marquette and makeup designer Milagros Medina-Cerdeira.  The music team is headed by music supervisor and music director Michael Kosarin, who also created the vocal and incidental music arrangements, joined by orchestrator Danny Troob and dance music arranger Glen Kelly. John MacInnis is the associate choreographer, Jason Trubitt is the production supervisor and Myriah Bash is the general manager. Anne Quart serves as executive producer.

Tickets to Aladdin are available at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts Box Office, by phone at 714.556.2787, and online at www.scfta.org. Ticket prices for the engagement start as low as $49.

Performances: May 7-12: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 1 and 6:30 p.m.

The Box Office is located at 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is located at 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.


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