Disney's Broadway Musical Aladdin to premiere in India in April!

Disney India's Broadway-style musical based on "Aladdin" will premiere here in April.

Online entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow is the producer with exclusive rights for the Indian production of the show. 

After scoring a hit with the "Beauty And The Beast", Disney India announced last year that they will be bringing the tale of "Aladdin" alive on stage.

The story of "Aladdin" has been casted and developed by Indian talent to make it locally relevant, without forgoing the original essence of the Broadway show. 

Ashish Hemrajani from BookMyShow, Abhishek Maheshwari and Vikrant Pawar from Disney India, on Tuesday unveiled the first look of the musical here.

"It promises to be an extravagant visual feast, filled with music, joy, and loads of theatrical magic," said Hemrajani, CEO and Founder, BookMyShow.

The enchanting story will be staged by over 50 artists, including Siddharth Menon (Aladdin), Taaruk Raina (Aladdin), Kira Narayanan (Jasmine), Mantra (Genie), Roshan Abbas (Jafar) and Vikrant Chaturvedi (Jafar).

At the helm of the Indian 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). 

Originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award and eight time Oscar winner Alan Menken, lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman and three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice.

Some pictures from the event that announced this theatrical hit: