Disney and BookMyShow's 'Aladdin' to return with its second season in December

Just like the previous season, this musical will be performed at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) here from December 21, 2018.

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After running successfully in Mumbai and Delhi, the Broadway-style musical based on the classic tale of ‘Aladdin’ is all set to return Mumbai in December. The second season of Disney's musical will be performed at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) here from December 21.

A statement issued to media read 'The musical is inspired by Disney's original Broadway production that has already enchanted audiences in the US, UK, Australia and Japan. The story of ‘Aladdin’ has been re-imagined and developed by Indian talent to make it locally relevant, without losing the original essence of the Broadway show. Online entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow is the producer with exclusive rights for the Indian production of the show. The Indian production of the musical boasts of extravagant sets depicting 14 locations, 450 lavish costumes, a flying magic carpet, beautifully choreographed sequences, and mesmerizing special effects that transports the audience to the magical world of Agra bah.'

Talking about the second season Vikranth Pawar, Head Live Entertainment and Local Content Studio, Disney India, "Disney's Aladdin have universal appeal and we are thrilled with the overwhelming response received for season one of Disney's Aladdin in Mumbai and Delhi. The second season is back on popular demand from fans and an opportunity for more families and friends to come together, and experience a world-class Disney stage musical.”

Adding further, Mantra who essays the role of the Genie said, “The audiences in both Mumbai and Delhi have already given so much love to this iconic character in the previous two seasons and I can't wait to come back and perform in Mumbai once again. We can't wait to once again transport the audiences to the whole new world of Agrabah, which promises to be filled with magic, drama, comedy, and friendship."

The story is staged by over 50 performers, including Siddharth Menon (Aladdin), Taaruk Raina (Aladdin), Kiara Narayanan (Jasmine), Mantra (Genie), and Prashant Oliver (Jafar).

At the helm of the production are Shruti Sharma (director), Shampa Gopikrishna and Bertwin D'Souza (choreographers), Varsha Jain (production designer), Gaviin Miguel (costume designer), Dhruv Ghanekar (music director) and Suzane D'Mello (vocal coach).

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