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‘Aladdin’ Opens Thursday at Muny

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Posted: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 6:32 pm

Disney’s “Aladdin,” the third show in the Muny’s 94th season, will open this Thursday, July 5, for an extended run through July 13.

The show is directed by Gary Griffin and choreographed by Alex Sanchez.

Tony Nominees Robin de Jesus and John Tartaglia star as Aladdin and the Genie, respectively. Joining them will be Jason Graae as Omar, Curtis Holbrook as Iago, Francis Jue as Kassim, Eddie Korbich as Babkak, Samantha Massell as Jasmine, Ken Page as the Sultan, and Thom Sesma as Jafar.

Based on the Disney film by the same name, “Aladdin” features a book by Chad Beguelin, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, with additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin.

Scenic design is by Michael Anania, sound design is by Jason Krueger, lighting is by Seth Jackson, and costume design is by Mara Blumenfeld. Greg Anthony serves as musical director, and production stage manager is Nevin Hedley.

For ticket information, people should call 314-361-1900 or visit www.muny.org.