The cast of the new Broadway smash, Disney’s Aladdin is currently in the studio recording for the Original Cast Recording of the show, to be released by Walt Disney Records digitally on Tuesday, May 27th.
The album will be released on Tuesday, June 17th and will also be available for purchase in the theater.
Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, Aladdin features music by Tony Award and eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman, 3 time Tony Award and 3 time Oscar winner Tim Rice, and 2 time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin, with a book by Beguelin, and is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw.
This new production features a full score, including the Oscar and Grammy winning hit “A Whole New World,” and four other cherished songs from the film and multi Grammy-winning original motion picture soundtrack. The cast album also includes four Menken/Beguelin songs written especially for the stage and three Menken/Ashman songs that were cut from the original film, plus exclusive bonus content created especially for the album.
Disney’s Aladdin, the new musical comedy based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, opened to critical acclaim on March 20th, 2014 at Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre. USA Today raves, “Pure GENIE-US! Aladdin delivers a rush that will surprise you.” The Associated Press exclaims, “Disney hits magic again…a wonder to behold!” while The New York Times hails the show as “Fabulous… Extravagant!” and the Daily News declares, “Seriously, it’s amazing!”
Wishing you Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust