Disney Theatrical Productions and Omaha Performing Arts announced today tickets for the long-awaited engagement of Disney’s Aladdin will go on sale to the public on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. The hit Broadway musical will begin performances in Omaha at the Orpheum Theater on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 for a limited engagement of two weeks through Sunday, January 27. The opening night is Thursday, January 17 at 7:30 P.M.
In Omaha, Aladdin will play Tuesdays through Fridays at 7:30 P.M., Saturdays at 2:00 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. and Sundays at 1:00 P.M. and 6:30 P.M. There will also be a 2:00 P.M. matinee on Thursday, January 17. VIP Ticket Packages, which include a prime seat location, a commemorative souvenir program and an exclusive merchandise item, are also available. Beginning Thursday, November 8, tickets will be available at the Ticket Omaha Box Office, inside the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas Street and online at TicketOmaha.com. To charge tickets, call Ticket Omaha at (402) 345-0606. Orders for groups of 10 or more may be placed by calling (402) 661-8516.
Ticket buyers are reminded Ticket Omaha is the only official retail ticket outlet for all Orpheum Theater performances. Ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party should be aware that Omaha Performing Arts is unable to reprint or replace lost or stolen tickets and is unable to contact patrons with information regarding time changes or other pertinent updates regarding the performance.
Aladdin 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, breaking 13 New Amsterdam Theatre house records and welcoming over seven million people worldwide. Its global footprint has expanded to include productions in Tokyo, Hamburg, London and Australia, in addition to the two U.S. productions.
Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award® and eight-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice (Evita, Aida) and four-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Beguelin, and is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon).
Aladdin, adapted from the Academy Award®-winning animated Disney film and centuries-old folktales including “One Thousand and One Nights,” is brought to fresh theatrical life in this bold new musical. Aladdin’s journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance. This new production features a full score, including the five cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning soundtrack and more written especially for the stage.
The animated film Aladdin was released by Disney in 1992 and was a critical and box office smash, becoming the highest-grossing film of the year.
The film won the Oscar for Best Original Score and introduced the hit song “A Whole New World,” which won the second of the film’s two Academy Awards as Best Original Song. The Peabo Bryson/Regina Belle recording of the tune soared to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Aladdin is designed by seven-time Tony-winning scenic designer Bob Crowley, six-time Tony-winning lighting designer Natasha Katz, two-time Tony-winning costume designer Gregg Barnes and sound designer Ken Travis.
The production team also includes illusion designer Jim Steinmeyer, 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.
For more information, visit TicketOmaha.com, AladdinTheMusical.com/tour, Facebook.com/Aladdin and Twitter.com/Aladdin.