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Aladdin announces West End closing to make way for Mary Poppins

By London Theatre Direct

The Sultan’s Palace in Agrabah will be shutting its doors for good in late August 2019. The announcement comes in conjunction with the news that Mary Poppins The Musical is to return to the West End, taking over the reins from Aladdin at the Prince Edward Theatre.

Disney’s Aladdin set to close in London’s West End

Pictured: Aladdin and Jasmine discover they have more in common they thought


Disney’s Aladdin opened at the Prince Edward Theatre in June 2016 and has receiving nothing but rave reviews from critics and audiences alike. With it’s lavish set design, special effects and magnificent performances, for many, there is nothing that Aladdin does wrong.

The original London cast of Aladdin were Dean John-Wilson, Jade Ewen and Trevor Dion Nicholas as Aladdin, Jasmine, and the Genie respectively. Currently, Aladdin is played by Matthew Croke while Michael James Scott is temporarily playing the Genie over the summer.

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