Mar 5: Registration for Disney’s Aladdin is now open in BookMyShow which will premiere at Mumbai’s National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in April 2018. Subsequently, the show will travel to Delhi and Hyderabad in the coming months.
Disney India has partnered with BookMyShow to bring the musical theatre to Indian audiences. It had already reached audiences in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Japan.
The show is sponsored by PayPal as preferred payments partner for the musical, allowing people to buy tickets through its payments system. The registration were started in BookMyShow on February 28 through an exclusive pre-sale window through Paypal.
The Aladdin production has an Indian cast and crew recruited form multiple auditions across cities in India. Music is rendered by Tony Award and eight-Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beat, Newsies, Sister Act, Little Shop of Horrors) lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beat, The Little Mermaid) and three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winner Time Rice (Evita, Aida).
Well known thespians like Roshan Abbas, Vikrant Chaturvedi, Deven Khote and RJ Mantra are part of the musical.
Disney stories are timeless and have a special meaning for everyone, according to Abhishek Maheswari, Country Head, Disney India.