Cast changes for the West End run of Aladdin will go into effect June 5 at the Prince Edward Theatre. Matthew Croke will take over the title role of Aladdin, marking his debut in a leading role in the West End.
His previous credits include Annie Get Your Gun (Crucible Theatre), Singin’ in the Rain (U.K. tour), Funny Girl (Menier Chocolate Factory), Shall We Dance (Sadler’s Wells), A Chorus Line (Crucible Theatre), and West Side Story (U.K. and Ireland tour). He has also performed and understudied the roles of Amos Hart and Mary Sunshine in Chicago (Cambridge Theatre), Eugene in Grease (Piccadilly Theatre), Don in Singin’ in the Rain (Palace Theatre), and Fiyero in Wicked (Apollo Victoria).
Jade Ewen will continue in the role of Jasmine and Trevor Dion Nicholas, who made his London stage debut as Genie, continues in the production. They are newly joined by Nick Cavaliere as Iago, whilst current cast members Miles Barrow, Leon Craig, and Daniel de Bourg will step into the roles of Omar, Babkak, and Kassim, respectively. Don Gallagher and Irvine Iqbal will continue in their respective roles of Jafar and the Sultan.
Further new casting includes Chanelle Anthony, Danny Becker, Cindy Belliot, Filippo Coffano, Nolan Edwards, Sinead Kenny, Travis Kerry, Dann Kharsa, Tarisha Rommick, Joshua Steel, Monica Swayne, and Niko Wirachman. Kerry and Wirachman both join the production after entering international open auditions.
The remaining cast comprises Arran Anzani-Jones, Albey Brookes, Lauren Chia, Bianca Cordice, Cavin Cornwall, Melanie Elizabeth, Kade Ferraiolo, Antony Hewitt, Mitch Leow, Oliver Lidert, Ian Oswald, Kyle Seeley, Sadie-Jean Shirley, Ricardo Spriggs, Kayleigh Thadani, and Jermaine Woods.
To book tickets, contact the box office on 0844 482 5151 or visit aladdinthemusical.co.uk.