SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – This week, KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews the stage version of the hit animated film from Walt Disney Pictures, “Aladdin: The Musical” now playing at the SHN Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco.
DISNEY’S ALADDIN (G) 150 min
Written by: Alan Menken, with lyrics penned by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and book writer Chad Beguelin
Director and Choreographed: Casey Nicholaw
About The Show:
Discover a whole new world at ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. 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). Source: www.shnsf.com